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Indian Wells Masters: Roger Federer wins 16th straight match to reach semi-final; Borna Coric upsets Kevin Anderson
Defending champ Roger Federer equalled his best start to a season with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Chung Hyeong to book his spot in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters.
Indian Wells: Daria Kasatkina continues her giant-killing run, routs Angelique Kerber to enter semi-final
Daria Kasatkina defeated her second straight top-10 player as she needed less than an hour to rout Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-2 and book her first Indian Wells semi-final.
Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka upsets Karolina Pliskova to set up semi-final clash against top seed Simona Halep
World No 1 Simona Halep punched her ticket to the Indian Wells semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 win over Croatia's Petra Martic on Wednesday.
Indian Wells: Simona Halep, Venus Williams reach quarter-finals; Caroline Wozniacki falls to Daria Kasatkina
Caroline Wozniacki suffered another exit at the hands of Russia's rising star Daria Kasatkina while Simona Halep and Venus Williams made the Indian Wells quarter-finals.
Indian Wells Masters: Juan Martin del Potro sails into last-16; Philipp Kohlschreiber knocks out Marin Cilic
Juan Martin Del Potro continued his dominance over David Ferrer to book a spot in the Indian Wells fourth round as second seed Marin Cilic suffered a shock loss.
Indian Wells Masters: Roger Federer hopes to avenge loss to Federico Delbonis as he begins title defence
Roger Federer will be looking for payback when he opens the defence of his ATP Indian Wells title with a second round match against Federico Delbonis on Saturday.
Indian Wells Masters: Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime notches his first ATP win; Gael Monfils cruises into 2nd round
Teenage qualifier Felix Auger-Aliassime scored a superb 6-2, 7-6(4) first-round victory over fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil at the Indian Wells Masters.
Indian Wells: Qualifier Sachia Vickery upsets 3rd seed Garbine Muguruza; Naomi Osaka thumps Agnieszka Radwanska
American qualifier Sachia Vickery completed an astonishing comeback to stun third seed Garbine Muguruza 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in a second-round win at the BNP Paribas Open.
Indian Wells: Simona Halep beats Kristyna Pliskova to make 3rd round; Petra Kvitova secures 14th consecutive win
Simona Halep meet the winner of a match between American wildcard Caroline Dolehide and Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia
After losing in the third round of the Australian Open to Angelique Kerber, she was then beaten in the first round of the Qatar Open by Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu before going down to Osaka.
Indian Wells: Serena Williams marks return to professional tennis after childbirth with solid victory in first round
Serena Williams, who had not played a singles match since winning the 2017 Australian Open while pregnant, chalked up 27 unforced errors with 34 winners to defeat Zarina Diyas 7-5, 6-3
Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka knocks out Maria Sharapova in first round; Eugenie Bouchard loses to qualifier Sachia Vickery
Naomi Osaka took a 4-2 lead in the second set. Maria Sharapova broke to tie it 4-all before Osaka won the final two games to end the match in two and a half hours.
“Serena’s target will be to win Grand Slams. She knows that coming back might take some time, but her level of expectation is high as always," coach Patrick Mouratoglou said.
Indian Wells: Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian rents four billboards to mark her return to tennis
Williams was bowled over by the gesture. "Literally am crying," she wrote in a comment under Ohanian's Instagram post. "This is so sweet. I love you."
Azarenka had skipped the US and Australian Open after a Los Angeles judge presiding in a custody case over her son Leo ruled she could not leave California until the matter had been settled.
Watch: Stan Wawrinka calls Roger Federer 'an a**hole' in teary-eyed tribute after Indian Wells final loss
Federer said he had been called the expletive “many, many times before” in a joking way. “That’s why I take it as a compliment,” he said, smiling.
Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title while Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4.
Roger Federer is clearly fueling exuberance among the ranks through his recent run of rampant victories. But it is also largely due to the manner of his victories.
Elena Vesnina capped a stellar Indian Wells campaign with a hard-fought 6-7 (6/8), 7-5, 6-4 triumph over fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Sunday.
In a special press conference, Roger Federer charmingly answered questions from 50 school children at the Indian Wells Masters.