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March 18, 2015 5:50 AM Nadal, Federer advance at Indian Wells

Four-time champion Roger Federer avenged his only loss of the season and world No 3 Rafael Nadal avoided another early exit Tuesday at the WTA and ATP Indian Wells tournament. It was in January that Andreas Seppi shocked Federer in the third round of the Australian Open but the Swiss star got his payback Tuesday winning 6-3, 6-4 in 82 minutes on centre

March 18, 2015 5:24 AM Nadal topples Young at Indian Wells

Indian Wells - Three-time champion Rafael Nadal avoided another early exit from Indian Wells with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Donald Young to reach the round of 16 on Tuesday. Nadal will square off against France's Gilles Simon for a berth in the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA event. Last year, Nadal was eliminated in the third round by Alexandr Dolgopolov 1

March 16, 2015 8:43 AM Serena cruises in 3rd round at Indian Wells

Williams lost just two games, defeating No. 28 seed Zarina Diyas 6-2, 6-0 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. In other action featuring a top-five seeded player, third-seeded Simona Halep topped No. 26 seed Varvara Lepchenko. Heather Watson upset seventh-seeded Agniezska Radwanska 6-4, 6-4 and No. 27 seed Timea Bacsinszky surprised eighth-seeded Ekaterina

March 16, 2015 6:37 AM Williams sets up Stephens clash in Indian Wells

Top seed Serena Williams remains on track for a fairytale return to Indian Wells, while 2014 finalist Agnieszka Radwanska was a surprise third-round loser at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. Williams trounced 28th seed Zarina Diyas 6-2 6-0 to set up a fourth-round meeting with fellow American Sloane Stephens, who dispatched 22nd seed Svetlana Kuznetsova

March 14, 2015 11:04 PM Dimitrov-Kyrgios highlight Day 5 at Indian Wells

A battle of the young guns highlights Sunday's matches in Indian Wells at the BNP Paribas Open. Teenager Nick Kyrgios takes on 23-year old Grigor Dimitrov. Both are charismatic and have quite the fan following, and both are shotmakers. Kyrgios has had a strong last 12 months, while Dimitrov hasn't done a lot since making the Wimbledon semifinals last year. This should 7

March 14, 2015 9:58 AM World No 1 Serena Williams makes emotional return to Indian Wells

Serena Williams emerged triumphant on an emotional return to Indian Wells, beating Monica Niculescu in straight sets. The world No 1 has not played at the tournament in the Californian desert, one of the biggest on the WTA Tour, since winning the title as a 19-year-old in 2001. She was afforded a standing ovation as she walked out onto centre court 8

March 12, 2015 5:50 PM New Depth in the Desert

Each year since 2001, the BNP Paribas Open, the WTA, and the press covering the event have had to do their best with the women’s draw at Indian Wells. We could claim that not having the two most famous U.S. players, Venus and Serena Williams, in action might actually be a good thing, that it gave fans in this part of the world a chance to get to know the tour’s 9

February 22, 2015 10:24 AM Halep clinches title at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Dubai — Simona Halep claimed the 10th WTA title of her career with a straight-sets success over Czech Karolina Pliskova in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships final here on Saturday night. A single break of Pliskova’s service — to love — in the seventh game of the first set was enough for the Romanian top seed to take the opener 6-4. The second 1

February 22, 2015 7:51 AM Halep beats Pliskova in Dubai tennis final

Romania's Simona Halep overcame Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-4 7-6 in the final of the Dubai Championships on Saturday to claim her 10th WTA singles title. The win ensured Halep, who ran her opponent ragged at the Aviation Club, would climb back to third in the world rankings. She converted her only break point in the opener to claim the first set and shrugged

February 22, 2015 2:30 AM Halep captures Dubai trophy

Dubai: Top-seeded Simona Halep earned the tenth title of her career and made it a Gulf double by capturing the Dubai Open with a tenacious and skilful 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) win over Karolina Pliskova yesterurday. The Romanian will defend the Doha title next week in good spirits after proving too mobile and tactically too flexible for the 22-year-old Pliskova