Bnp Paribas Open 2013

  • Nadal and Sharapova win Indian Wells titles March 18, 2013

    Indian Wells, California: Rafael Nadal watched Juan Martin del Potro's last shot sail wide on his fourth match point and collapsed flat on his back. He wasn't down for long, bouncing back up to celebrate his third title in four tournaments since coming back from a knee injury. Nadal rallied from...
  • Nadal delivers another winning chapter in comeback March 18, 2013

    Indian Wells, California: Looking as though he had never been away, Rafa Nadal gave the tennis world a stark reminder of what they had missed for seven months last year with a superb display at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. In only his fourth match on hard courts since he...
  • Kvitova ousted by Kirilenko at Indian Wells March 14, 2013

    California: Erratic serving cost Petra Kvitova dearly as the fifth-seeded Czech was knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open by Russian Maria Kirilenko on Wednesday, losing 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the quarter-finals. Left-hander Kvitova double-faulted 13 times during an error-strewn match which ended after almost two-and-a-half hours when the 2011...
  • Kuznetsova scores easy win in Indian Wells opener March 7, 2013

    Indian Wells: Svetlana Kuznetsova took another step forward in her comeback from a right knee injury when she beat Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-1, in Wednesday's opening round of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Kuznetsova, twice a Grand Slam champion and...
  • Somdev fails to reach the main draw at Indian Wells March 7, 2013

    Indian Wells: Somdev Devvarman's bid to enter the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open fell flat as he lost the opening round of the qualifiers in straight sets to Italian 27th seed Matteo Viola. The Indian, playing under protected ranking, suffered a 2-6, 2-6 bashing at the hands of world...
  • Federer, Azarenka in Indian Wells to defend titles March 6, 2013

    Indian Wells: Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer are ready for their title defence at the BNP Paribas Open, even though a second consecutive title won't be enough for both to reclaim their world No. 1 ranking. The women's main draw, which gets...