World No. 1 Roger Federer is finding out quickly just how tough a player Borna Coric can be when he is focused (live on ESPN & The ESPN App). Later, Juan Martin del Potro squares off against Milos Raonic. Source link
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The future is now at the BNP Paribas Open. Daria Kasatkina upset Venus Williams 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a nearly three-hour baseline struggle and Naomi Osaka routed top-ranked Simona Halep, routing her 6-3, 6-0 in 64 minutes on Friday night to
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Miami Open that begins next week because of a left forearm injury. Sharapova announced the decision on Friday. She’ll be replaced in the main draw by American Jennifer Brady. Sharapova lost
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Roger Federer won his quarterfinal match at Indian Wells against 21-year-old Hyeon Chung with an ace; Chung challenged the call, and lost. If one point sums up the current state of men’s professional tennis, that was it. The 36-year-old world No.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Roger Federer defeated Chung Hyeon 7-5, 6-1 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday night and equal his career-best start of 16-0 from 2006. With Rod Laver and Pete Sampras looking on, Federer fired 12 aces and
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Venus Williams defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open, where she first broke out as a 16-year-old qualifier in 1997. Williams has never reached the final of the desert tournament, and to do
12:30 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Roger Federer defeated Jeremy Chardy of France 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, and at 15-0 the world’s top-ranked men’s player is off to his best start since 2006. The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Simona Halep fought the wind and a pesky opponent to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday. The world’s top-ranked woman outlasted Petra Martic of Croatia 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-3 and improved to 18-1 in matches this year.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — For Venus Williams, it’s all downhill from here. That’s admittedly an odd thought with so much tennis yet to be played at the BNP Paribas Open, but it’s hard to imagine a tougher ask of Williams than what she accomplished in