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No trophy, no regrets: Federer departs Indian Wells for Miami

Mar 19, 2019 - 11:33 AM

'I'm going to Miami. The body is perfectly fine. That also always keeps me upbeat,' says Federer after falling to Dominic Thiem in the final

MOVING ON. Roger Federer fails to clinch his record 6th Indian Wells title. File photo by David Gray/AFP

Federer denied by Thiem of sixth Indian Wells title

Mar 18, 2019 - 2:41 PM

The Swiss great misses a chance of breaking his tie with Novak Djokovic for most Indian Wells championships

STREAK OVER. Roger Federer sees his streak of 20 straight finals triumphs when winning the opening set. Photo from Hopman Cup Twitter


WATCH: Nadal explains pullout before Federer clash

Mar 17, 2019 - 11:11 AM

Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem march into the Indian Wells final as Rafael Nadal hobbles out

LOOKING AHEAD. Sidelined by a recurring knee injury, Rafael Nadal says he plans to recover and prepare for the claycourt season. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Osaka on track in Indian Wells title defense

Mar 12, 2019 - 4:05 PM

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka advances to the 4th round of her Indian Wells 2019 campaign

RISING STAR. Naomi Osaka continues her bid for back-to-back titles in the 2019 Indian Wells tournament. Photo by David Gray/AFP

Illness ends Serena's Indian Wells bid

Mar 11, 2019 - 12:38 PM

The American star retires from her match against Garbine Muguruza after feeling 'extreme dizziness and extreme fatigue'

MOVING ON. Serena William now turns her focus on the Miami Open. File photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP


Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer still proving himself

Mar 09, 2018 - 11:37 AM

The 36-year-old Federer says, 'I also feel that I have less to prove today than in the past, but that doesn't mean I don't want it badly. I need to have that drive to be successful'

THE GREATEST. Swiss tennis player Roger Federer poses with his sportsman and comeback award trophies during the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony at the Sporting Monte-Carlo complex in Monaco on February 27, 2018. Photo by Valery Hacghe/AFP

Swiss star Federer showing no signs of slowing

Mar 08, 2018 - 1:41 PM

The oldest world number one is going for his 6th Indian Wells title

5 TITLES. Roger Federer of Switzerland lifts the trophy following victory over compatriot Stan Wawrinka in the men's singles final at the ATP Indian Wells Masters in Indian Wells, California on March 19, 2017. Federer defeated Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5. Photo by Frederic J. Brown.

Venus hopes to one day experience motherhood

Mar 08, 2018 - 10:35 AM

This week marks the return of Serena to the WTA Tour a little under 190 days since the birth of baby Alexis

MOTHERHOOD. Venus Williams at 37 years old hopes to follow the footsteps of the younger sister Serena. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Federer beats Wawrinka for 5th Indian Wells title

Mar 20, 2017 - 1:14 PM

At 35 Roger Federer is the oldest ATP player to win one of the elite Masters titles

CHAMPION. Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win over Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during the men's final of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 19, 2017 in Indian Wells, California. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Federer performs with 'boy band' buddies, but won't quit his day job

Mar 18, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Roger Federer had some fun at Indian Wells singing a Chicago hit alongside Tommy Haas and Grigor Dimitrov

BACK-UP PERFORMANCE. Tennis fans may have been denied a chance to see Roger Federer in action on Friday, but they got to see him sing. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Federer, Nadal book 4th round blockbuster, Djokovic advances at Indian Wells

Mar 15, 2017 - 2:19 PM

With the 3 superstars drawn in the same quarter only one at most can make it to the semifinals at Indian Wells

FOURTH ROUND. Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Steve Johnson during the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. He books a fourth round clash with Rafael Nadal. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Kerber holds off Parmentier to advance at Indian Wells

Mar 14, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Angelique Kerber needed two hours and 33 minutes in the baking sun on Stadium Court to get past Pauline Parmentier

ON TO THE NEXT. Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a forehand against Pauline Parmentier of France in their third round match in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Djokovic backs off gender remarks after Serena, Murray fire back

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:55 AM

World number one Novak Djokovic backed off comments that men s tennis players should make more than women as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks

MONEY MATTERS. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, seen hauling off trophies at this year's Australian Open, are on different sides of the money equality debate. Photo by Julian Smith/EPA

Indian Wells chief quits over comments about women players

Mar 22, 2016 - 1:43 PM

2nd UPDATE Raymond Moore quits after coming under fire for saying women s tennis ride s on the coat tails of the men

QUIT. Indian Wells chief Raymond Moore, seen here beside Serena Williams during the trophy ceremony following the final, quits over comments about women players. Photo by DANIEL MURPHY/EPA

Boycott possible, purse equity defended in tennis controversy

Mar 22, 2016 - 12:43 PM

In comments to the BBC women s tennis legend Martina Navratilova raises the notion of a women s boycott of Indian Wells if tournament director Raymond Moore kept his job

CONTROVERSY. Serena Williams (L) stands with Raymond Moore, Indian Wells CEO, during the trophy ceremony following the finals. Williams slams Moore for his comment about women's tennis riding on the coattails of the men's game. Photo by DANIEL MURPHY/EPA

Serena slams Indian Wells boss for 'women riding men's coattails' remark

Mar 21, 2016 - 12:54 PM

We as women have come a long way We shouldn t have to drop to our knees at any point says Serena Williams

SLAMMED. Serena Williams (L) stands with Raymond Moore, Indian Wells CEO, during the trophy ceremony following the finals. Williams slams Moore for his comment about women's tennis riding on the coattails of the men's game. Photo by DANIEL MURPHY/EPA

Azarenka shocks Williams, wins Indian Wells title

Mar 21, 2016 - 10:33 AM

Azarenka blasts 5 aces while Williams commits 33 unforced errors and 5 double faults in the 88 minute championship

UPSET. Victoria Azarenka (L) from Belarus greets Serena Williams (R) from the USA after defeating her at the final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Djokovic routs hobbled Raonic to capture record 5th Indian Wells title

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:54 AM

Djokovic hasn t lost in Indian Wells since 2013 earning his 62nd career title and extending his match win streak at the joint ATP and WTA hardcourt tournament to 17 straight

CHAMPION AGAIN. Novak Djokovic is once again the last man standing in Indian Wells. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Djokovic stops Nadal in straight sets to reach Indian Wells final

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:55 AM

Novak Djokovic improves to 21 1 this season and will square off in the final against Canadian Milos Raonic

ON TO THE FINAL. Novak Djokovic will meet Milos Raonic at the Indian Wells final. Photo by Daniel Murphy/EPA

Nadal and Djokovic book semis clash at Indian Wells

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Nadal and Djokovic defeat top 10 rated players to set up a semifinal clash at Indian Wells

NO DJOKE. Novak Djokovic set up a semifinals showdown with Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Nadal survives, Djokovic cruises into quarterfinals at Indian Wells

Mar 17, 2016 - 3:04 PM

Spanish star Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic remained on course for a mouth watering Indian Wells semifinal

ON TRACK. World number 5 Rafael Nadal survived a scare from Alexander Zverev, rallying to beat the German teenager and reach the quarter-finals. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Andy Murray crashes out of Indian Wells in third round

Mar 15, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Andy Murray shows rust as he loses to Argentina s Federico Delbonis in the third round

MURRAY OUT. World no. two Andy Murray won't be going deep at Indian Wells this year. Photo by John G Mabanglo/EPA

Rafa Nadal to sue over failed drug test accusations

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:50 PM

The 14 time Grand Slam champion says he seeks justice against those accusing him of being a drug cheat

LITIGATION. Rafael Nadal plans to fight back against claims that he faked an injury to cover up a failed drug test. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rafa Nadal denies doping rumors after Sharapova controversy

Mar 10, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Rafael Nadal says he s only used legal methods to recover from his injuries over the years

CLEAN SPORT. Rafael Nadal wants to let the world know he is a clean athlete. Photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Resurgent Sharapova aiming for more slams

Mar 18, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Maria Sharapova demolished Caroline Wozniacki to win her second Indian Wells title And with the title tucked under her belt Sharapova says she s aiming for more slams

Nadal cements return with Indian Wells trophy

Mar 18, 2013 - 12:20 PM

Rafael Nadal came back from one set down to beat Juan Martin del Potro for his third Indian Wells ATP Masters trophy in California

Djokovic streak ends as Del Potro reaches final

Mar 17, 2013 - 9:14 AM

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro ended Novak Djokovic s 22 match winning streak to reach the ATP Indian Wells Masters final

Sharapova, Wozniacki set Indian Wells final matchup

Mar 16, 2013 - 2:57 PM

Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki set a finals matchup at the BNP Paribas Open by beating separate foes in the semis

Nadal eases past Federer to make Indian Wells semis

Mar 15, 2013 - 7:06 PM

Rafael Nadal made short work of rival Roger Federer to earn a semis ticket in the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells

Sharapova gains Indian Wells semis

Mar 14, 2013 - 7:45 PM

Maria Sharapova downed Sara Errani in straight sets to gain a semifinals seat in the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells California

Djokovic, Sharapova advance to quarters

Mar 13, 2013 - 8:12 AM

Novak Djokovic disposed of Gregor Dimitrov while Maria Sharapova ousted Lara Arruabarrena Vecino to advance to the Indian Wells quarters

Federer marches to Indian Wells fourth round

Mar 12, 2013 - 5:35 PM

Former world No 1 Roger Federer leads a pack of qualifiers to the fourth round in Indian Wells

Nadal breezes through in hard-court return

Mar 10, 2013 - 4:42 PM

Playing in a hard court for the first time in 346 days Rafael Nadal showed ferocious form in ousting Ryan Harrison

Nadal to test knee on Indian Wells hardcourt

Mar 05, 2013 - 10:52 AM

Armed with two crowns in his comeback tour Rafael Nadal tests his left knee for the first time on hardcourts at Indian Wells

Nadal to miss Indian Wells, Miami

Feb 27, 2013 - 7:43 AM

Nadal will continue to only play in clay courts in the run up to his favorite event the French Open

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Federer captures fourth Indian Wells title

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:52 AM

Federer has now captured three consecutive events after winning finals in Rotterdam and Dubai

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to John Isner of the US in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 18, 2012 in Indian Wells, California. Federer won 7-6 (9/7), 6-3. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK