Dua pilihan utama, Sofia Kenin dan Elina Svitolina, terkandas dalam suku akhir Kejohanan Terbuka Tenis Wanita Abu Dhabi malam tadi.
All quarter-final matches went to three sets in Abu Dhabi on Monday, with the leading seeds suffering surprising defeats.
The top two seeds in Abu Dhabi, Sofia Kenin and Elina Svitolina, were made to fight for a place in the last eight.
Sofia Kenin reached the last 16 in Abu Dhabi thanks to a retirement from the unlucky Kirsten Flipkens, who tested the grand slam winner.
Top seed Sofia Kenin had to work to avoid a major upset at the Abu Dhabi Women's Tennis Open on Thursday.
With Iga Swiatek already a set up, Sofia Kenin explained an existing leg injury then got much worse in her French Open final defeat.
Iga Swiatek is Poland's first grand slam singles champion after easing to victory over Sofia Kenin in the French Open final.
Iga Swiatek routed Sofia Kenin 6-4 6-1 as she comfortably sealed a first grand slam title at the French Open.
Iga Swiatek has lit up Roland Garros with her unexpected charge through the draw; now she faces grand slam winner Sofia Kenin for the title.
Sofia Kenin akan berdepan Iga Swiatek menerusi final pertamanya dalam Kejohanan Tenis Terbuka Perancis selepas mencatatkan kemenangan straight-set ke atas Petra Kvitova malam tadi.