Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Indian Wells: Rising star Naomi Osaka wins 1st title

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Naomi Osaka routed Daria Kasatkina of Russia 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open in a matchup of 20-year-old rising stars and earn the first title of her career.

Indian Wells: Federer rallies against Coric to advance to final

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Roger Federer rallied to beat Borna Coric 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, extending his career-best start to 17-0 and putting him in the final of the BNP Paribas Open with a chance to win his record sixth title.

Raonic powers past Querrey to advance to semifinals at Indian Wells

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Canadian Milos Raonic advanced to the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 win over American Sam Querrey.

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova withdraws from Miami Open

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Miami Open that begins next week because of a left forearm injury.

Indian Wells: Raonic moves on to quarters after Baghdatis withdraws

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, after his fourth-round opponent Marcos Baghdatis withdrew because of an illness.

Milos Raonic advances to 4th round at Indian Wells

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
Milos Raonic

Canadian Milos Raonic has advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 win over Joao Sousa of Portugal on Tuesday.

Indian Wells: Venus Williams beats sister Serena for 1st time since 2014

Monday, March 12th, 2018
Venus Williams

Venus Williams has defeated younger sister Serena 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open, her first win in the sibling rivalry since 2014.

Raonic outduels Auger-Aliassime in Canadian showdown at Indian Wells

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Milos Raonic defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 6-4 in an all-Canadian tennis clash at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., on Sunday to advance to the round-of-32.

Denis Shapovalov ousted in 2nd round at Indian Wells

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Canada's Denis Shapovalov was ousted from the BNP Parbias Open Saturday, losing to Pablo Cuevas of Argentina 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the second round.

Indian Wells: Teenager Auger-Aliassime outduels fellow Canadian Pospisil

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Friday to advance to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.