Archive | March, 2014

Federer Rises up the Rankings After Reaching Indian Wells Semi-finals

March 14, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Roger Federer is the man who will be looking to end the great tournament run of Alexandr Dolgopolov in the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals after beating Kevin Anderson 7-5, 6-1. Former World No.1 Federer defeated No. 17 seed Anderson in straight sets, with a convincing display of performance in the second set, dropping only one game.   The […]

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Dolgopolov Sets up First Semi-final Appearance at a Masters Event

March 14, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  The in-form  Alexandr Dolgopolov has continued his roaring success at the BNP Paribas Open, after scalping another top ten seed – Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday afternoon in Indian Wells. The No.10 seed was denied a semi-final appearance against the unstoppable Ukrainian who comfortably bounced his way through to his first semi-final at […]

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Warinka’s Perfect Season Continues with Victory in Indian Wells

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  There was further success for Swiss tennis on Monday as No. 3 seed Stanislas Wawrinka moved one step closer to a rematch in the desert with his compatriot Federer, needing a mere 49 minutes to dump Andreas Seppi 6-0, 6-2 out of the tournament and advance to the fourth round. Wawrinka enjoyed a comfortable victory […]

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Federer Continues his Winning Streak

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Four-time Indian Wells champion, Roger Federer, edged a straight sets victory against tricky Russian Dmitry Tursunov, winning  7-6(7), 7-6(2) on Monday afternoon at the BNP Paribas Open to reach the fourth round. The 32-year-old Swiss has come into the tournament confident off the back of success at theDubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and extended his winning streak […]

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Andy Murray Survives Scare in Indian Wells

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Fifth seed Andy Murray rallied from behind in both the second and third sets to edge out the win against rising talent Jiri Vesely 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4 on Monday afternoon at the BNP Paribas Open. The Brit, who has been looking to regain his top form since undergoing back surgery last September, looked as […]

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Fognini Rallies Back from Brink of Defeat Against Monfils

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Fabio Fognini was forced to save two match points en route to a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over 23rd-seeded Frenchman Gael Monfils earlier Monday. It wasn’t the most beautiful of matches, with the momentum swinging in all directions, but in the end, the world No.13 edged out the win against the Frenchman. It was the […]

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Dolgopolov Ousts Defending Champion Nadal

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Alexandr Dolgopolov recorded the biggest upset of the tournament this year so far when he defeated defending champion and World No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5) on Monday at the BNP Paribas Open. It was Dolgopolov’s first victory over Nadal, having never won a single set against the Spaniard in five previous […]

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A Successful Doubles Duty for Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Swiss duo Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka were happy to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday in Indian Wells with a tight  7-6(3), 7-6(4) victory over Ernests Gulbis and Milos Raonic, building on their singles success earlier in the day when the Swiss maestros reached the singles fourth round in California. Federer and Wawrinka are pairing up […]

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