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March 17th, 2016

Rafael Nadal v Kei Nishikori, Novak Djokovic v JW Tsonga; Indian Wells Friday Picks And Pans

Are we going to see the resumption of the Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal rivalry Saturday?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:37 pm in Indian Wells | 173 Comments »

March 16th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Escapes, Stan Wawrinka Doesn’t at Indian Wells; Monfils-Raonic Thursday

Nadal will next face No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori who beat No. 9 John Isner in a comeback victory 1-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(5).

Posted by Staff @ 11:15 pm in Indian Wells | 119 Comments »

March 15th, 2016

Nadal Gets Revenge, Faces Zverev Next At Indian Wells; Djokovic, Nishikori, Thiem Advance To Wed QFs

All eight men’s fourth round matches are in play on a busy Wednesday at Indian Wells. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori are among those on court.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Indian Wells | 118 Comments »

March 13th, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Win 3 Set Scares, Zverev Ousts Dimitrov; Tomic v Raonic Monday At Indian Wells

Former champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced into the third round at Indian Wells on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:44 pm in Indian Wells | 57 Comments »

March 13th, 2016

Novak Djokovic’s Father: I Don’t Know Why Roger Federer Is Still Playing, He’s Already 34!

Novak Djokovic had some interesting things to say about Roger Federer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:32 am in Indian Wells | 161 Comments »

March 13th, 2016

Murray and Top Seeds Cruise; 6 Lower Seeds Lose at Indian Wells; Djokovic, Nadal Sunday

“I’m nowhere near where I was,” Krygios said of recovering from illness. “I was trying to force practice sessions here, trying to push, but my body wasn’t letting me do it.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:53 am in Indian Wells | 34 Comments »

March 12th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says He Feels Really Comfortable On The Indian Wells Courts

Novak Djokovic loves the playing conditions at Indian Wells.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:01 pm in Indian Wells | 6 Comments »

March 8th, 2016

Indian Wells Draw: Former Champions Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Headline Field

Sean Randall previews the Indian Wells men’s draw. Will Novak Djokovic get his 3-peat?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:09 pm in Indian Wells | 33 Comments »

March 6th, 2016

Heroics by Djokovic, Murray Set Up Clash; Davis Cup Wrap

“The crowd helped for sure,” Murray told BBC Sport. “Physically I struggled a little at the end of the third set and a little in fourth.” Brit captain Leon Smith said, “I am lost for words at this stage — he is a man of steel isn’t he? What Andy managed to do was astonishing since he hasn’t played since the Australian Open final.” Britain will next travel to Serbia to face world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 3:14 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 49 Comments »

March 3rd, 2016

Davis Cup First Round Preview: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori In Action

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are in first round Davis Cup action. If they win, their countries will meet in the next round.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in Davis Cup | 123 Comments »

February 25th, 2016

Eye Infection Forces Novak Djokovic To Retire In Dubai [Video]

Novak Djokovic couldn’t finish his match today in Dubai against Feliciano Lopez.

Posted by Staff @ 3:26 pm in Dubai | 27 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Joins 700 Club In Dubai; Tomas Berdych v Nick Kyrgios Thursday

Novak Djokovic can’t be stopped in Dubai.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:42 pm in Dubai | 85 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Wins His 700th Career ATP Match [Video]

Novak Djokovic won his 700th career match Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 1:16 pm in Charts | 40 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Gets His Groove On With A Voluptuous Belly Dancer In Dubai [Video]

Novak Djokovic shows off his belly dancing skills.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Dubai, Videos | 6 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Stan Wawrinka Survives In Dubai; Novak Djokovic, Tomas Berdych On Court Wednesday

Top seeds Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Tomas Berdych are all in action Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Dubai | 10 Comments »