The early exits of nine of the top ten Ladies' seeds make more sense when you look at the reasons why.
Svitolina, Rybarikova and Sevastova all suffered shock losses in the first round, while Pliskova, Radwanska and Venus Williams survived.
After beating Cornet in Birmingham, Svitolina admitted she has her eyes on the title. She also hailed her consistency on every surface.
Elina Svitolina beat Donna Vekic in three sets in Birmingham to set up a second round meeting with Alize Cornet.
A strong draw at WTA Birmingham features four of the top ten: Garbine Muguruza, Elina Svitolina, Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova.
Elina Svitolina suffered a shock loss at the hands of Mihaela Buzarnescu at Roland Garros.
The world No.4 speaks about her hopes of triggering fresh financial backing for her tennis federation.
Simona Halep emerged victorious from a tricky encounter with Alison Riske as she won 2-6 6-1 6-1 after losing the opening set.
It was a far from straightforward start to this year's French Open for the fourth seed.
The two-time Italian Open champion has spoken about her ultimate goal in the sport.
Elina Svitolina thrashed Simona Halep 6-0 6-4 to win the Italian Open for the second successive year and remain World No.4.
Maria Sharapova maintained the form she found in Madrid with an encouraging three-set win over talented Australian Ashleigh Barty.
Ubitennis previews the two stand out matches taking place at today's Italian Open.
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