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March 24, 2015 8:40 PM Tennis Champion Simona Halep Can't Lift Trophy After Tournament Win

After winning the BNP Paribas Open tournament in southern California this weekend, Romanian tennis star Simona Halep received a giant, gleaming trophy. In a press conference following her victory, a reporter asked if she could lift it. Halep was basically like, Um, duh, do you see how strong I am? But Halep was shocked when, even after standing up, she couldn’t 1

March 24, 2015 5:06 PM Surging Novak Djokovic takes aim at March title double

MIAMI: World number one Novak Djokovic will try to put extra distance between himself and the chasing pack, taking confidence from his weekend title in California into the Miami Open. Djokovic won the Indian Wells trophy for a second consecutive year by beating Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 and will try to repeat his March trophy double from last year at the ATP and WTA hardcourt 4

March 24, 2015 3:32 PM Andy Murray eyes further improvement at Miami Open, live on Sky Sports

Andy Murray will head to the Miami Open this week looking to continue his improvement as the tennis season heats up in sunny Florida. The British No 1 will be aiming for a hat-trick of titles at the event having claimed wins in 2009 and 2013 as he targets a 10th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title. He produced a fine run to a first Masters 1000 semi-final

March 24, 2015 12:22 PM Serena Williams Backlash Vanishes? Withdrawal From Semis at Indian Wells Received No Criticism [VIDEO]

If any doubt existed whether the landscape of tennis in regard to Serena Williams in Indian Wells, Calif., than it was in 2001, the non-response to her withdrawal in her semifinals match against Simona Halep should be a sufficient answer. Rolling Stone reported that Williams, the No. 1 player in the world, won at Indian Wells despite not winning the tournament

March 24, 2015 12:13 PM Halep wanted shot at Serena in Indian Wells

Simona Halep, who beat Jelena Jankovic for the Indian Wells title, didn’t get a chance to play world No. 1 Serena Williams, who pulled out of her semifinal against the Romanian with an injured right leg. “When I came here, after my first match I said that I want to play in semifinals with Serena again, because I wanted to see where I am and how I stay on court 2

March 23, 2015 6:10 PM Djokovic foils Federer to keep Indian Wells crown

INDIAN WELLS, California: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic fought off a determined challenge from Swiss great Roger Federer on Sunday to claim back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and celebrate his 50th tournament win on the ATP Tour. The Serb made hard work of his 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 victory in the BNP Paribas Open final, giving up the second set after serving 3

March 23, 2015 6:25 AM Serena Williams under injury cloud, Maria Sharapova looks to end Miami Open curse

With Serena Williams under an injury cloud, the 2015 Miami Open presents a chance for several players to shine in the WTA Premier event. Williams has won the hard-court event in Miami two years running and seven times overall, but comes into the tournament with an injury - being forced to pull out of the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals in Indian Wells due to a right-knee

March 23, 2015 4:22 AM Federer fades late as Djokovic wins at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS – They have played on grass and on clay. They have met in the cool reaches of Canada, the summer heat Down Under and the sweltering nights at the U.S. Open. They have faced off from Monaco to Rome to Shanghai and points in between. After nine years, 38 matches and a million miles, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic continue to produce one of tennis’ 2

March 23, 2015 3:43 AM In Full Fight

INDIAN WELLS, Calif.—If you’ve ever suspected that the pros are fundamentally different from the rest of us—more assured, less anxious, tougher all around—Sunday’s two finals here should make you think twice about that notion. Jelena Jankovic and Novak Djokovic each raced through the first set of their matches and stood on the brink of triumph, just a serve 6

March 23, 2015 3:34 AM Halep battles back to claim crown

Indian Wells, California - Simona Halep won the BNP Paribas title with a 2-6 7-5 6-4 victory over former world number one Jelena Jankovic in a pulsating final at Indian Wells on Sunday. Serbian Jankovic was serving for the title at 5-4 in the second set but world number three Halep won the next three games and battled back for the biggest title of her career 1