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INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer have coped with the crushing pressure of grand slam finals and held their nerve with Olympic medals at stake, but both were left rattled at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday after an earthquake rocked the California desert.
INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - Marathon man Ernests Gulbis was all smiles after earning a fourth-round encounter with former world number one Rafa Nadal at the BNP Paribas Open by winning his 13th match in 17 days on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 11 (Reuters) - Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and British heptathlete Jessica Ennis won the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards on Monday following their success at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer stayed on track for a mouth-watering showdown in the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals after they both advanced to the last 16 on Monday.
INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - Fourth seed Angelique Kerber heeded the advice of her coach as she came from 1-4 down in the final set to beat Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-1 7-6 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.
INDIAN WELLS, California, March 11 (Reuters) - The BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is widely regarded as the biggest tournament in tennis outside the grand slams and its chief executive officer, Raymond Moore, intends to keep it that way.
Mar 11 (Reuters) - ATP World Tour rankings on Monday (last week's positions in brackets): 1. (1) Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 13280 points 2. (2) Roger Federer (Switzerland) 9535 3. (3) Andy Murray (Scotland) 8180 4. (4) David Ferrer (Spain) 6665 5. (5) Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6105 6. (6) Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 4740 7. (7) Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) 4410
INDIAN WELLS, California, March 10 (Reuters) - Simply being back on the tennis court felt like a victory for Mardy Fish on Sunday after the American returned to action following a lengthy recovery from a heart condition.