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Indian Wells: Tsitsipas, Zverev bow out; Basilashvili, Fritz advance to maiden Masters 1000 semis

Indian Wells: Tsitsipas, Zverev bow out; Basilashvili, Fritz advance to maiden Masters 1000 semis

California [USA], October 16 (ANI): Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili is through to his maiden Masters 1000 semi-final, upsetting No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas at the BNP Paribas Open, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in Friday's first men's singles quarter-final at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Georgian was compet...

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Rafa becomes 'adopted son' of flood-ravaged Spanish town

Rafa becomes 'adopted son' of flood-ravaged Spanish town

Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has been honoured at a ceremony in Mallorca for the help he provided Sant Llorenc des Cardassar in October 2018 after torrential rain and flash flooding devastated the town.The storms resulted in the death of 13 people and led to more than 200 pe...

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Badosa beats Jabeur, to meet Azarenka in final at Indian Wells

Badosa beats Jabeur, to meet Azarenka in final at Indian Wells

Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) Spain's Paula Badosa continued her dream run in the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open here as she defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia to set up a clash in the final with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.Paula ended the winning spree of Ons, who is set to become the first Ara...

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Fritz saves two match points to upset Zverev at Indian Wells

Fritz saves two match points to upset Zverev at Indian Wells

Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) American Taylor Fritz came back from the verge of defeat and saved two match points before going on to stun World No. 4 Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open, making it to his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final.The 23-year-old American contin...

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Indian Wells: Bopanna-Shapovalov bow out after loss in quarters

Indian Wells: Bopanna-Shapovalov bow out after loss in quarters

California [USA], October 15 (ANI): Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov bowed out of BNP Paribas Open on Thursday after losing in straight sets against Aslan Karatsev and Andrey Rublev in a late-night clash at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.With this win, the Russian pair cruised into their maiden AT...

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Indian Wells: Norrie masters Schwartzman, joins Dimitrov in semis

Indian Wells: Norrie masters Schwartzman, joins Dimitrov in semis

California [USA], October 15 (ANI): Great Britain's Cameron Norrie continues to break new ground in 2021 as he reached the first ATP Masters 1000 semifinal of his career thanks to a decisive 6-0, 6-2 upset of 11th-seeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday.The 26-year-old...

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Indian Wells: Paula Badosa books showdown against history-maker Jabeur in SF

Indian Wells: Paula Badosa books showdown against history-maker Jabeur in SF

California [USA], October 15 (ANI): Paula Badosa continued her impressive form at the BNP Paribas Open in Thursday's night session on Stadium 1, blasting her way past 2019 runner-up Angelique Kerber, 6-4, 7-5 to reach her second WTA 1000 semifinal of the season.Indian Wells is Badosa's second WTA 10...

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Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters at Indian Wells

Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters at Indian Wells

Indian Wells, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have crashed out of the men's doubles competition in the ATP event at the BNP Paribas Open.In the quarter-final match played on Thursday night, Bopanna and Shapovalov, the unseeded pair, lost to the all-Russi...

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US Open champ Emma Raducanu withdraws from Kremlin Cup

US Open champ Emma Raducanu withdraws from Kremlin Cup

Moscow [Russia], October 15 (ANI): US Open champion Emma Raducanu has pulled out of this month's Kremlin Cup, citing a "tournament schedule change".The 18-year-old Briton was due to be back on the court at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, which takes place between October 18-24. However, Raducanu announce...

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Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur to clash in semis at Indian Wells WTA event

Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur to clash in semis at Indian Wells WTA event

Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Paula Badosa became the first Spanish woman since 2003 to advance to the semi-finals of the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating 2019 finalist Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals here. Badosa, seeded 21 here, will face Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in the...

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