Lucie Safarova eased into the last eight with a 6-4 6-3 win over American teenager Sofia Kenin in Quebec City on Thursday.
A hip injury may have cut short Andy Murray's season, but mum Judy thinks he will benefit from the break in the long run.
Having returned to grand slam action at the US Open, Maria Sharapova says she pays no attention to her critics on the ATP and WTA circuits.
Zhang Shuai made the third round of the US Open but the Chinese went down 6-4 6-2 to Zarina Diyas at the WTA International event in Tokyo.
Kristina Mladenovic fell at the first hurdle at the Japan Women's Open Tennis as qualifier Jana Fett ousted the top seed 6-4 6-3.
After reaching the last 16 at the US Open, Lucie Safarova crushed Anna Tatishvili 6-0 6-1 in Quebec City on Tuesday.
There was little room for sentiment as veteran Kimiko Date said goodbye to tennis at the Japan Women's Open.
Rafael Nadal won his 16th grand slam at the US Open on Sunday and coach Carlos Moya thinks more will follow.
The gap from Rafael Nadal's 16 Open Era major wins to Roger Federer's 19 is a "big difference", according to the Spaniard.
The sustained dominance of the 'big four' in men's tennis has left the next generation ill-equipped to succeed their heroes.