World number one Naomi Osaka's defence of her Indian Wells title was ended in round four by Belinda Bencic.
Recalling her loss to Bencic at last year's Hopman Cup, the Japanese, who is seeking her first title defence, said: "That's really awesome, the fact that she was able to come back from her injury and still play at a really top level".
Bencic was the youngest woman to break into the top 10 since 2009 when she made the list in February 2016 as an 18-year-old, but a litany of injuries has stalled her progress.
Spain's Muguruza, a two-time Grand Slam champion now ranked 20th in the world, out-lasted seventh-ranked Kiki Bertens 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 while Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam victor, beat Germany's Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-4.
The a year ago has been a whirlwind for the Japanese, who defeated her idol Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final in a match best remembered for the American's heated argument with the chair umpire as Osaka looked on. I'm just super happy to be on the big court.
"I didn't play that well", Osaka said. She next faces Estonian Anett Kontaveit, who was leading 5-0 against 11th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova when the Latvian retired from their match.
Her departure came less than 24 hours after Serena Williams was unable to continue her match on Sunday, also citing a viral illness.
Kerber - the eighth seed - rallied from a set down to outlast qualifier Natalia Vikhlyantseva en route to the round of 16 on Monday.
"I was trying to adjust, especially with my movement at the end of the first set and beginning of the second, and I think that was the key to coming back". "I was just fighting for every point".
The result continues Osaka's tough start to life at the top of the WTA rankings, having been beaten in straight sets by Kristina Mladenovic in the second round in Dubai.
Osaka was completely outplayed as 23rd seed Bencic claimed a stunning 6-3 6-1 victory in the California desert on Tuesday.
Naomi Osaka followed Simona Halep through the exit door at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday as the top two players in the world were sent packing in the fourth round at Indian Wells.
"I have been sick for a week. That hasn't changed unfortunately", said the world No. 3. "I think I just got unlucky, got a virus somewhere and that's how it is".
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