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Indian Wells D10 wrap: Sakkari shocks Coco to reach final

GREEK talent Maria Sakkari has turned around her recent 2024 form to reach the WTA 1000 Indian Wells final with a huge upset over local hope and third seed, Coco Gauff. Sakkari, who entered the tournament having not won back-to-back matches since the China Open in early October, strung together five in a row out […]

Indian Wells D9 wrap: Paul packs punch to roll Ruud

AMERICAN Tommy Paul reached his second ATP Tour 1000 semi-final at Indian Wells today, coming back from a shocking second set to win in three against ninth seed Casper Ruud. The local hope proved too good for the Norwegian, winning 6-2 1-6 6-3 to advance through to the final four, taking full advance of world […]

Indian Wells D8 wrap: Navarro stuns Sabalenka

IT was a great day for the local fans at Indian Wells as they enjoyed both American women’s singles talents reaching the quarter finals. The biggest result was that of 23rd seed Emma Navarro who continued her fantastic 2024 form to knock off Australian Open winner and number two seed, Aryna Sabalenka. In an up […]

Indian Wells D7 wrap: Wozniacki Kerbs Angelique to reach quarters

FORMER world number one Caroline Wozniacki is through to her first WTA Tour quarter final in four years after defeating German Angelique Kerber to reach the last eight at Indian Wells. The Danish veteran won in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 to book her place in the next round, playing some inspired tennis. Though both players […]

Indian Wells D6 wrap: Nardi nails Djoker in giant upset

LAST month Italian Luca Nardi lost to the 409th ranked Ramkumar Ramanathan in a Challenger event in India, and today the 20-year-old stunned world number one Novak Djokovic at Indian Wells. Becoming the lowest ranked player to defeat Djokovic at a Masters 1000 or Grand Slam since 2008, Nardi shocked the tennis world with a […]

Indian Wells D5 wrap: Lehecka rolls Rublev

THOUGH the majority of results went as expected, Czech Jiri Lehecka ripped up the script when he sent fifth seed Russian Andrey Rublev packing from Indian Wells. Reaching the Round of 16, Lehecka remains one of only two players outside the top 16 in the bottom half of the draw. The win allowed the 22-year-old […]

Indian Wells D4 wrap: Gael storms into Pole’s position

FRENCH veteran Gael Monfils has enjoyed a career resurgence in 2024, and that continued in the second round of Indian Wells when he stunned eighth seeded Pole, Hubert Hurkacz. The 37-year-old Monfils bagelled the unsuspecting Hurkacz in the first set, and after losing the second in a tiebreaker stepped back ip to the plate to […]

Indian Wells D3 wrap: Ons we go for Volynets

AMERICAN wildcard Katie Volynets caused the upset of Indian Wells so far, taking down Tunisian sixth seed Ons Jabeur in straight sets. Jabeur has struggled with injury and form in 2024, and in her first match of the WTA 1000 event, was no match or the red-hot world number 131, with Volynets winning 6-4 6-4. […]

Indian Wells D2 wrap: Raducanu sets up Yastremska clash

THE most recent qualifiers to go deep in Grand Slams are set for a second round blockbuster clash at Indian Wells after US Open winner Emma Raducanu pushed past her first round opponent. The British youngster defeated Spanish qualifier Rebeka Masarova to reach Ukranian Dayana Yastremska in the Round of 64, with Yastremska recently reaching […]

Indian Wells D1 wrap: Murray puts “final nail in the Goffin”

SIR Andy Murray’s year might be shrouded in retirement talk, but the British Grand Slam champion was able to fight past fellow former top 10 talent, David Goffin and reach the second round of Indian Wells today. As tennis commentator Robbie Koenig said post-match, Murray put the “final nail in the Goffin” to reach the […]

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