9:17 AM ET ESPN staff The Indian Wells tournament has concluded, but someone was notably missing this year: Rafael Nadal. Nadal did not compete, as he is still nursing a hip flexor injury he suffered at the Australian Open in January. As a result of his absence, the 22-time Grand Slam champion’s streak of 912
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8:45 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Carlos Alcaraz defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open title and regain the world’s No. 1 ranking. The 19-year-old Spaniard will move from second to first in the ATP Tour rankings on Monday, displacing Novak Djokovic. The Serb withdrew
6:51 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Elena Rybakina defeated Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (11), 6-4 on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open and hand the world’s second-ranked player just her second loss this year. Rybakina carried the momentum from her straight-set semifinal upset of top-ranked Iga Swiatek into the final and
7:00 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Daniil Medvedev defeated Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Saturday for his 19th consecutive match victory of the year and a berth in the BNP Paribas Open final. Medvedev will play for the title Sunday against top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz, who defeated No. 11 seed Jannik
7:00 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Daniil Medvedev defeated Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Saturday for his 19th consecutive match victory of the year and a berth in the BNP Paribas Open final. Medvedev will play for the title Sunday against the winner of the other semifinal between top-seeded Carlos
7:33 AM ET Novak Djokovic will miss next week’s Miami Open after being denied an exemption that would have allowed him to enter the U.S. despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19, tournament director James Blake said Friday. “We tried to get Novak Djokovic to be allowed to get an exemption, but that wasn’t able to
7:41 AM ET Former world No. 3 Elina Svitolina will make her return to the WTA Tour at next month’s Charleston Open in South Carolina after accepting a wild card, organizers of the clay-court tournament said. Ukraine’s Svitolina, who last played a year ago in Miami, is set to return to action following the birth
9:06 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Aryna Sabalenka defeated Maria Sakkari 6-2, 6-3 on Friday to move into the BNP Paribas Open final. Sabalenka, the Australian Open champion, improved to 17-1 this year. She will be seeking her 13th career title in Sunday’s final against the winner of the other semifinal between
08:28 Alcaraz en Sinner bereiken halve finales in Indian Wells Carlos Alcaraz is nog twee zeges verwijderd van een terugkeer op de troon van de wereldranglijst. De 19-jarige Spanjaard bereikte vannacht de halve finales van het masterstoernooi van Indian Wells door de Canadees Félix Auger-Aliassime in twee sets (6-4, 6-4) te verslaan.
8:37 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek breezed past Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday. Swiatek, the defending champion, took a 4-0 lead in the second set and converted her second match point to close it out. “I’m happy that I
6:38 AM ET The Women’s Tennis Association issued a formal warning to Anastasia Potapova for wearing a T-shirt of Russian soccer team Spartak Moscow before her match against Jessica Pegula at Indian Wells this week. The Russian player’s actions were viewed as a public show of support for her country during its invasion of Ukraine,
10:24 Daniil Medvedev blijft maar winnen. Nu bereikte hij de halve finale van het masterstoernooi in Indian Wells. De nummer zes van de wereld was met 6-3, 7-5 te sterk voor de Spanjaard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. Met zijn winst zet hij zijn imposante keten van overwinningen voort: zege nummer achttien is een feit.
8:13 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Jagger Leach, the 15-year-old son of three-time major champion Lindsay Davenport, lost in the second round at the FILA International Junior Championships. Leach was beaten by ninth-seeded Stiles Brockett 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 on Wednesday at Indian Wells Tennis Garden, where Leach’s mother reached the finals of
6:12 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Frances Tiafoe defeated 10th-seeded Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open. The 14th-seeded American ended the 2021 champion’s eight-match winning streak to earn his first semis berth in a Masters 1000 tournament. “Super happy about today,” Tiafoe said
8:05 AM ET Associated Press MONACO — Rafael Nadal is aiming to make his comeback from a hip injury at the clay-court Monte Carlo Masters next month, organizers said Wednesday. The 22-time Grand Slam champion has been sidelined with a left hip flexor injury since the Australian Open and pulled out of hard-court tournaments at
8:13 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Coco Gauff rallied from a break down in the third set to beat Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 Tuesday and reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open. Down 2-4, Gauff fought her way back and saved three break points while serving at 4-all
23:04 Daniil Medvedev heeft de kwartfinales in Indian Wells bereikt door Alexander Zverev in een wedstrijd op hoog niveau te kloppen: 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5. De Rus (ATP-6) kwam in de eerste set terug van een break achterstand en sleepte er met vijf punten op rij in de twaalfde game een tiebreak…
08:34 Raemon Sluiter is de nieuwe coach van de Oekraïense tennisster Elina Svitolina. De Rotterdammer heeft dat bevestigd aan het ANP. Sluiter werkte tot eind vorig jaar met Tallon Griekspoor. De twee besloten in december de samenwerking te beëindigen. Sluiter was ook lange tijd coach van de inmiddels gestopte Kiki Bertens.
07:00 Griekspoor maakt het Alcaraz een set lastig op masterstoernooi Indian Wells Tallon Griekspoor heeft niet kunnen stunten tegen Carlos Alcaraz, die zich na deze week weer de beste tennisser van de wereld hoopt te kunnen noemen. De Spanjaard schreeuwde het uit, nadat hij Griekspoor met 7-6 (4) en 6-3 aan de kant…
9:39 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Defending champion Taylor Fritz routed Sebastian Baez 6-1, 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. The fourth-seeded Fritz served four aces and won 88% of his first-serve points against the 30th-seeded Baez from Argentina. Also advancing was Stan Wawrinka, who defeated