Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.
Serena Williams shook off the rust and a feisty challenge from Serbia`s Ana Ivanovic to open the defence of her WTA Finals title with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the opening match of the elite eight-player tournament on Monday.
Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard, Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska, US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic have wrapped up the last four spots at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.
Caroline Wozniacki said Thursday she had "no worries" about remembering to collect her prize money if she makes the WTA Wuhan Open Final, following a report that she forget her $1.45 million cheque at the US Open.
World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Caroline Garcia to power through to the semi-finals of the $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open Thursday, while Canadian sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard also made it into the last four.