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March 21, 2015 11:54 PM Djokovic, Federer advance to Indian Wells final

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 6-2, 6-3 to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, handing Murray his worst hard-court loss against the world's top-ranked player since 2007. Djokovic will play for his fourth career title in the desert in Sunday's final against four-time champion Roger Federer, who beat sixth-seeded 5

March 21, 2015 11:13 PM Serena Williams’ Indian Wells Withdrawal Mirrors Shades Of 2001

“A couple days ago at practice, I really injured my knee,” Williams told fans during a press gathering. “Today I was struggling just to even walk.” In 2001, Venus Williams withdrew from her match against Serena Williams 20 minutes before it was scheduled to begin. The decision brought boos from the crowd, and Venus and Serena’s father alleged he heard 25

March 21, 2015 8:05 PM Serena withdraws from Indian Wells with knee injury

INDIAN WELLS, California: Serena Williams withdrew before her semifinal at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night with a right knee injury, 14 years after her sister Venus did the same thing and triggered an angry reaction from fans that drove Serena to boycott the tournament. The world’s top-ranked player was to play third-seeded Simona Halep in the second 6

March 21, 2015 7:13 PM Rafael Nadal suffers shock defeat to Milos Raonic in BNP Paribas Open Quarter-Finals

Milos Raonic gatecrashed a celebration seemingly reserved for the finest 4 players in the planet by shocking Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open. Planet number one Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray - the Scot who is fourth in the ATP World Tour rankings - had been confirmed as semi-final opponents on Thursday and second-most effective-in-the-globe 9

March 21, 2015 2:29 PM Serena Williams withdraws with knee injury before semifinal at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Serena Williams withdrew before her semifinal at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night with a sprained right knee, 14 years after her sister Venus did the same thing and triggered an angry reaction from fans that drove Serena to boycott the tournament. The world's top-ranked player was to play third-seeded Simona Halep in the second 1

March 21, 2015 1:56 PM World number one Serena Williams pulls out of BNP Paribas Open semi-final

World number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the BNP Paribas Open from injury, shortly before her scheduled semi-final with Simona Halep. The 33-year-old American was due to play the Romanian, seeded third in the world, but a knee injury sustained in training has ended her hopes of securing another title. Instead, Williams took the court shortly 1

March 21, 2015 1:14 PM Nadal bounced out of Indian Wells

Indian Wells, California – Spain's Rafael Nadal squandered three match points in the second-set tiebreaker before losing 4-6, 7-6 (12-10), 7-5 here to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open. The 14-time Grand Slam champion raced out to an early lead in Friday's match by breaking the Canadian for the first time this tournament 4

March 21, 2015 10:55 AM Serena Williams withdraws at Indian Wells, Jankovic tops Lisicki

Serena Williams withdrew before the start of her BNP Paribas Open semi-final on Friday due to a knee problem, cutting short her return to the event following a 14-year boycott. Williams, who has been absent from Indian Wells since winning the event in 2001 when she says she suffered racist abuse from fans, said she would not be able to give her all for the remainder 2

March 21, 2015 8:19 AM Serena Williams withdraws from Indian Wells with knee injury

​Serena Williams has withdrawn from her scheduled semi-final match at Indian Wells with a knee injury. Williams was due to play third-seeded Simona Halep but took to the court after the other semi-final, where Jelena Jankovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 3-6 6-3 6-1, to address the crowd. "A couple days ago at practice I really injured my knee," Williams 10

March 21, 2015 6:55 AM Injury ends Williams run

Simona Halep of Romania automatically advanced to the women's final of the BNP Paribas Open after world number one Serena Williams withdrew due to a right knee injury. Williams had not played at this venue since 2001 but her big return ended in disappointing fashion after she pulled up with pain in an earlier practice session. Halep, now one win away from the first 10