Friday will see former champions Sabine Lisicki and Daniela Hantuchova meet on the Ann Jones Centre Court on quarter final day.
Hantuchova, the tournament’s 2013 champion, has long been a crowd favourite in Birmingham, while Lisicki won the title in 2011 and reached the Wimbledon final two years later.
Elsewhere on another star-studded day three of the WTA Top Ten will be in action across the day on the Ann Jones Centre Court.
- Top seed and World No. 3 Simone Halep plays Kristina Mladenovic. Mladenovic
- World No.9 Carla Suarez Navarro takes on World No.12 Karolina Pliskova
- Fourth seed and World No. 10 faces the 19-year-old Czech Katerina Siniakova