There were no issues for Jelena Ostapenko in St Petersburg on Monday, the sixth seed easing through to the second round.
Garbine Muguruza dedicated her success to absent coach Conchita Martinez as she landed the Dubai Tennis Championships title.
Garbine Muguruza will meet Barbora Krejcikova in the Dubai Tennis Championships final after outlasting Elise Mertens.
Coco Gauff's Dubai Tennis Championships hopes were ended on Thursday, but Elise Mertens complete a great fightback.
Garbine Muguruza and Coco Gauff progressed to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday.
Coco Gauff annoyed opponent Marketa Vondrousova with remarks to the umpire in their spicy Dubai clash, which the American won in three sets.
Simona Halep denied Elena Rybakina glory at the 2020 Dubai Tennis Championships, but she is back for more this season.
Clara Tauson will climb into the WTA top 100 for the first time after the former top junior completed a perfect week in Lyon.
Petra Kvitova claimed her second Qatar Open title in her third final in four years with a 6-2 6-1 win over Garbine Muguruza.
Victoria Azarenka's back injury allowed Garbine Muguruza to progress to the Qatar Open final, where Petra Kvitova awaits.