Lone French seed crashes out, Hunter goes down fighting to Svitolina while Sabalenka progresses

Frances only seeded player in the tournament has been knocked out, as Anna Blinkova upsets world number five Caroline Garcia. Aussie Storm Hunter pushed Elina Svitolina the distance but ultimately came up short, while Aryna Sabalenka cruised past Iryna Shymanovich in straight sets.