Alize Cornet swept into the semi-finals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg with a comfortable win over Chanelle Scheepers.
China's Peng Shuai reached the semi-finals of the Brussels Open with a comfortable win over Sloane Stephens on Thursday.
British doubles pair Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray made it into the semi-finals of Power Horse Cup 2013 in Dusseldorf.
Second and third seeds Gilles Simon and Sam Querrey were eliminated in the quarter-finals of the Open de Nice Cote d'Azur.
The French Open title is already on Serena Williams' racquet, according to British doubles star Ross Hutchins.
Johanna Konta's hopes of qualifying for the French Open ended on Thursday.
British Davis Cup star Ross Hutchins gives us his assessment of the French Open men's singles field.
Andy Murray's best friend Ross Hutchins believes the decision to miss the French Open was taken with Wimbledon firmly in mind.
Second seed Gilles Simon shrugged off the distraction of a rain delay to book a place in the quarter-finals in Nice.
Caroline Wozniacki crashed out of the Brussels Open on Wednesday, while Briton Elena Baltacha also lost.