Posts Tagged ‘paribas’

Dominic Thiem tops Roger Federer for BNP Paribas Open title

Dominic Thiem edged error-prone Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, denying Federer a record sixth title in the desert.

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Teenager Bianca Andreescu upsets Angelique Kerber in BNP Paribas Open final

Bianca Andreescu upset three-time major champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open, becoming at age 18 the first wild-card winner in tournament history. The Canadian overcame nerves, arm and leg issues in the final set Sunday to earn the first title of her fledgling career. …

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Nothing can replace the excitement of Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer saw Rafael Nadal get through the BNP Paribas Open men’s quarterfinals essentially on one knee, but Federer clung to the hope Nadal’s chronic injury would improve enough for them to play their semifinal match Saturday, scheduled to be the 39th edition of a rivalry that grows more precious…

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Contrasting styles of Angelique Kerber and Bianca Andreescu will clash in BNP Paribas Open final

Much has been written, in anticipation of the match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer that never happened , about the contrast in their styles. Those contrasts almost pale in comparison to the contrast in the players in the women’s final Sunday in the BNP Paribas Open

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Teenager Bianca Andreescu advances to Paribas Open final with victory over Elina Svitolina

Her thigh was cramping and her strength was ebbing. Bianca Andreescu had squandered a match point in the ninth game of the third set of her BNP Paribas Open semifinal against Elina Svitolina on Friday night, and then a second and a third chance eluded her in the 10th game. By the time that game…

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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer restore order in the desert

Order was restored to the BNP Paribas proceedings at about 8:15 Tuesday night. The 37-year-old Roger Federer, gliding over the court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden like a 21-year-old, finished off his Swiss buddy, Stan Wawrinka, with a love service game in a 6-3, 6-4 victory. He went to the…

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Simona Halep is among top seeds ousted at Indian Wells

Simona Halep, ranked No.

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Simona Halep survives tough match against Kateryna Kozlova at BNP Paribas Open

No. 2 seed Simona Halep was pushed Sunday by qualifier Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine, but Halep believes she gained from having to work for a 7-6 (3), 7-5 victory in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open. Kozlova broke Halep’s serve to pull even at 5-5 in the first set, held in the next game for…

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Serena Williams has to retire from Parbas Open because of a viral illness

The star-studded Sunday field at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells ended up star-studded minus one. Serena Williams, playing on center court after Roger Federer’s day match and before Rafael Nadal’s led off the night session, had to drop out with what the WTA tour called a…

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Serena Williams has to retire from Parbas Open because of a viral illness

The star-studded Sunday field at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells ended up star-studded minus one. Serena Williams, playing on center court after Roger Federer’s day match and before Rafael Nadal’s led off the night session, had to drop out with what the WTA tour called a…

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