World number three Karolina Pliskova has been installed as joint favourite to win Wimbledon after landing her third title of the year.
Angelique Kerber proved too strong for her fellow former world number one Simona Halep at the Nature Valley International.
Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki and 2018 Wimbledon winner Angelique Kerber both progressed at Eastbourne on Tuesday.
Seeds Caroline Wozniacki, Karolina Pliskova and Marketa Vondrousova all won on a rain-shortened Monday's play at Eastbourne.
Johanna Konta, twice a beaten semi-finalist, started her Eastbourne International campaign with a comfortable win over Dayana Yastremska.
Aryna Sabalenka looked to be in with a real chance of a first WTA Tour title, but she let Caroline Wozniacki in at Eastbourne.
Agnieszka Radwanska expressed her delight at reaching the last four of the Nature Valley International - despite not packing enough clothes!
Petra Kvitova is taking no risks ahead of Wimbledon after feeling her hamstring in Birmingham and then in Eastbourne.
After meeting in the final at Eastbourne last year, Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Wozniacki are on course for another clash after wins.
Simona Halep is set to go into Wimbledon without any competitive action under her belt on grass after pulling out of Eastbourne.