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  • Novak Djokovic struggles at first, but beats Grigor Dimitrov at BNP Paribas Open

    Novak Djokovic struggles at first, but beats Grigor Dimitrov at BNP Paribas Open
    For a while Tuesday, the No. 1 men's tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, didn't play up to his rating and the No. 31 player, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, played well above his. But, as so often happens in big tournaments such as the BNP...
  • Andy Murray flies under the radar but he's still at top of his game

    Andy Murray flies under the radar but he's still at top of his game
    Andy Murray still doesn't pack 'em in, even on a sultry desert-perfect night in a big-time tennis event. Not even when he has taken his game to a level projected by many to be unreachable by the always-solid Scot. In Murray's case, the perception hasn't...
  • Maria Kirilenko continues strong run at Indian Wells, will face Maria Sharapova

    Maria Kirilenko continues strong run at Indian Wells, will face Maria Sharapova
    On a long day of tennis in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, fifth-seeded former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was among the casualties in matches that finished during daylight hours. She lost in a three-set battle, 4-6, 6-4,...
  • It's fans who get burned playing with big matches

    It's fans who get burned playing with big matches
    It would be hard to determine whether tennis gave itself a shot in the arm or shot itself in the foot Wednesday night. The BNP Paribas Open is a premier event, played in a gorgeous stadium at a gorgeous time of the year in the Southern California...
  • Injuries stop Victoria Azarenka, Samantha Stosur at BNP Paribas Open

    Injuries stop Victoria Azarenka, Samantha Stosur at BNP Paribas Open
    On the day after its longest day, the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells had the longest lull in the action Thursday. Two women's stars, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and No. 7 Samantha Stosur, pulled out of separate quarterfinals and the day...
  • Rafael Nadal's win over Roger Federer leaves a strange taste

    Rafael Nadal's win over Roger Federer leaves a strange taste
    Tennis did its best to serve up a classic dish Thursday night in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. But a dash of this and a pinch of that were missing. We expect plenty of spice every time Roger Federer plays Rafael Nadal. It is a legacy built on...
  • Caroline Wozniacki is headed to final

    Caroline Wozniacki is headed to final
    Caroline Wozniacki made it back to the BNP Paribas Open women's final at Indian Wells on Friday night, fighting her way through a 2-hour 28-minute marathon that was mostly distinguishable by moonballs and service breaks. Eighth-seeded Wozniacki of...
  • Rafael Nadal cements his return with hardcourt win at Indian Wells

    Rafael Nadal cements his return with hardcourt win at Indian Wells
    On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again. It was match point...
  • Justin Gimelstob wants to get L.A. back on pro tennis calendar

    Justin Gimelstob wants to get L.A. back on pro tennis calendar
    Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream. He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back. To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...
  • Charlie Pasarell, new Hall of Fame member, keeps building his legacy

     Charlie Pasarell, new Hall of Fame member, keeps building his legacy
    Charlie Pasarell has long been tennis' answer to baseball's Field of Dreams. Pasarell built it, and they came. Actually, Pasarell kept building, and the players kept coming. No singular sensation for this visionary of the sport. Monday in New York,...
  • Los Angeles gives up its once-prominent stop on men's tennis tour

    Los Angeles gives up its once-prominent stop on men's tennis tour
    Bob Kramer spoke of the loss he is about to suffer, admitting he has a hole in his heart. He wasn't grieving a child or a parent, just a best friend. Kramer is director of a tennis tournament that will be no more. The Los Angeles men's tennis event that...