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Dimitrov overcomes Hurkacz, storms into semis at Indian Wells

Dimitrov overcomes Hurkacz, storms into semis at Indian Wells

Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov's grand comeback continued at the BNP Paribas Open as he rallied from a set down to defeat Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in three sets to back up his stunning victory over top seed Daniil Medvedev in the previous round.The Bulgarian fought back i...

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Ostapenko seals semis date with Azarenka in Indian Wells

Ostapenko seals semis date with Azarenka in Indian Wells

Indian Wells (USA), Oct 14 (IANS) Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko advanced to her first WTA 1000 semi-final in three years, coming back from the brink in the final set to defeat unseeded Shelby Rogers 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the BNP Paribas Open here.On a great run at Indian Wells, Jelena, the...

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Dimitrov stuns Medvedev with grand comeback at Indian Wells

Dimitrov stuns Medvedev with grand comeback at Indian Wells

Dimitrov, the 23rd seed rolled back the years as he battled back from 4-6, 1-4 down to move past the Russian 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 and produced one of the comebacks of the season on Wednesday, reaching the quarter-finals in Indian Wells for the first time.After appearing in total control, Medvedev lost his ...

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Indian Wells: Badosa, Ostapenko, Pegula advance on day of upsets

Indian Wells: Badosa, Ostapenko, Pegula advance on day of upsets

California [USA], October 13 (ANI): The number 24 seed Jelena Ostapenko is into the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open for the first time in four-main-draw appearances at the BNP Paribas Open, upending No. 2 seed Iga Swiatek of Poland, 6-4, 6-3, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Tuesday.The No...

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Tsitsipas struggles on way to Indian Wells win; Berrettini ousted

Tsitsipas struggles on way to Indian Wells win; Berrettini ousted

Indian Wells, Oct 13 (IANS) Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece came back from a set and a break down to hold off former world No. 9 Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday (IST).The world No. 3 Tsitsipas was rattled early on against the 30th seed, but worked his way ...

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Indian Wells: Zverev overcomes Murray; Tsitsipas, Monfils advance

Indian Wells: Zverev overcomes Murray; Tsitsipas, Monfils advance

California [USA], October 13 (ANI): The number three seed Alexander Zverev fought past a spirited effort from three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray in Stadium 1 on Tuesday afternoon, recovering from a break down in both sets to advance 6-4, 7-6(4) in the BNP Paribas Open.With this win, Zverev h...

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Jabeur, Kerber in Indian Wells quarters; Leylah Fernandez exits

Jabeur, Kerber in Indian Wells quarters; Leylah Fernandez exits

Indian Wells, Oct 13 (IANS) Tunisian star Ons Jabeur has boosted her chances of becoming the first Arab woman to qualify for the WTA Finals after making her first BNP Paribas Open quarterfinal here on Wednesday (IST), defeating Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya, 6-2, 6-2 in the fourth round.No.12 se...

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Ishaque, Ramya given top billing at Pro Circuit tennis event

Ishaque, Ramya given top billing at Pro Circuit tennis event

Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) The 2010 Asian Games medallist Vishnu Vardhan of Telangana will be among the favourites for the men's singles title when the main draw of the Rs 2 lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 event starts here on Wednesday.Vishnu Vardhan is seeded fourth but will be starting...

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Medvedev endures rain delay to reach Indian Wells pre-quarters

Medvedev endures rain delay to reach Indian Wells pre-quarters

Indian Wells, Oct 12 (IANS) Top seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia endured a lengthy rain delay to oust Serbian 27th seed Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 7-6(1) and reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open here on Tuesday (IST).In a showdown that started late due to rain, the Russian managed the cold, windy...

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Kerber advances; former champion Andreescu bows out at Indian Wells

Kerber advances; former champion Andreescu bows out at Indian Wells

Indian Wells, Oct 12 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerber, the No.10 seed at the BNP Paribas Open, overcame a strong challenge from 20th seed from Russia Daria Kasatkina 6-2, 1-6, 6-4, to reach the fourth round of the WTA 1000 event here for the sixth time on Tuesday (IST).Two one-sided sets for each p...

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