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Sakkari, Halep advance in Moscow; Rublev ousted
Sakkari, Halep advance in Moscow; Rublev ousted

Maria Sakkari clinched a spot at the WTA Finals for the first time by reaching the quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup when Anna Kalinskaya retired with an illness in the second set.

Emma Raducanu urged to go back to Andrew Richardson as coach
Emma Raducanu urged to go back to Andrew Richardson as coach

Emma Raducanu has been urged to call off her search for a coach and re-hire the man who helped her to the US Open title.

Sabalenka returns with win over Tomljanovic at Kremlin Cup
Sabalenka returns with win over Tomljanovic at Kremlin Cup

Aryna Sabalenka beat Ajla Tomljanovic to reach the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup.

Ex-US Open winner Flavia Pennetta says Emma Raducanu
Ex-US Open winner Flavia Pennetta says Emma Raducanu's triumph 'would never have happened' in her day

Flavia Pennetta, the 2015 US Open champion, has launched a surprise attack on Emma Raducanu's against-the-odds New York triumph, claiming it "could never have happened" in her day.

Andy Murray wins epic three-set battle against American Frances Tiafoe at European Open
Andy Murray wins epic three-set battle against American Frances Tiafoe at European Open

Former world No 1 Andy Murray battled past American Frances Tiafoe in a 3hr 45min marathon to reach the second round of the European Open in Antwerp.

Halep beats Potapova in Kremlin Cup opener, Jabeur retires
Halep beats Potapova in Kremlin Cup opener, Jabeur retires

Simona Halep started her campaign at the Kremlin Cup with a straight-sets win on Tuesday, while Ons Jabeur retired from her first-round match.

Cameron Norrie exclusive:
Cameron Norrie exclusive: 'I want to be world No 1 within three years'

The nomadic existence of Cameron Norrie calls to mind a Jack Kerouac novel, only without the dusk-'til-dawn excess. No sooner has he packed his bags in southern California, fresh from the finest victory of his life, than he is back on the road across the Mojave Desert, dashing to catch a flight to his next tournament in Vienna.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic's defence of Australian Open in doubt after official confirms unvaccinated may not get visas

Players who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 are unlikely to be allowed into the country to compete in the Australian Open, the leader of the state hosting the tournament has said.

Prospect of no jab, no visa for Australian Open tennis stars
Prospect of no jab, no visa for Australian Open tennis stars

Tennis players who haven't received a COVID-19 vaccination are unlikely to get a visa to enter the country for the Australian Open in Melbourne in January, according to the political leader of the state which hosts the season-opening major. Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews has already introduced a vaccine mandate for professional athletes competing in domestic sports leagues and people working in some industries including health. On Tuesday, he increased the pressure on tennis players traveling from abroad.

Unvaccinated players unlikely to get Australian Open visa - official
Unvaccinated players unlikely to get Australian Open visa - official

Unvaccinated tennis stars are unlikely to get visas to play in the Australian Open, a local official warned Tuesday, throwing defending champion Novak Djokovic's participation into serious doubt.

Cilic overcomes Dzumhur at Kremlin Cup in match of ex-champs
Cilic overcomes Dzumhur at Kremlin Cup in match of ex-champs

Marin Cilic began his bid for a third Kremlin Cup trophy by beating another former champion Damir Dzumhur 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 on Monday.

Cameron Norrie says Emma Raducanu helped inspire Indian Wells success
Cameron Norrie says Emma Raducanu helped inspire Indian Wells success

Is it sheer coincidence that this autumn's two big American tournaments have delivered British winners? Not according to Cameron Norrie. As he digested his Indian Wells triumph on Sunday night, Norrie admitted to being inspired by Emma Raducanu's mindboggling feats in New York.

How Cameron Norrie wore down Indian Wells opponents to win title - and what comes next
How Cameron Norrie wore down Indian Wells opponents to win title - and what comes next

Cameron Norrie become the first British player to win tennis's 'fifth slam' at Indian Wells, beating Nikoloz Basilashvili on Sunday night in three sets.

Commentary: Cameron Norrie becomes first Brit to win men
Commentary: Cameron Norrie becomes first Brit to win men's singles at Indian Wells

Cameron Norrie became the first Brit to win a men's singles at Indian Wells with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Paula Badosa triumphs in battle royal with Victoria Azarenka for Indian Wells title
Paula Badosa triumphs in battle royal with Victoria Azarenka for Indian Wells title

In a match that took more than three hours to complete, Paula Badosa defeated Victoria Azarenka for the women's singles title at the BNP Paribas Open.

Badosa outlasts Azarenka to win Indian Wells in her debut
Badosa outlasts Azarenka to win Indian Wells in her debut

Paula Badosa edged Victoria Azarenka 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open in her debut in the Southern California desert.

Britain
Britain's Norrie beats Basilashvili to claim Indian Wells title

Cameron Norrie's breakthrough season reached a high point in the California desert on Sunday with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Nikoloz Basilashvili to become the first Briton to win the ATP Indian Wells title.

Cameron Norrie becomes first Brit to win
Cameron Norrie becomes first Brit to win 'fifth slam' at Indian Wells

After the Fairytale of New York, here was tennis's answer to Operation Desert Storm. Cameron Norrie delivered a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 comeback victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili on Sunday night in the Indian Wells final. His triumph felt all the more special because this tournament, which is informally known as "the fifth slam", had never fallen into the hands of a Brit before.

Badosa outlasts Azarenka to win Indian Wells in her debut
Badosa outlasts Azarenka to win Indian Wells in her debut

Paula Badosa edged Victoria Azarenka 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open in her debut in the Southern California desert, where the tournament returned after a 2 1/2-year absence because of the coronavirus. It was Badosa's second title of her career, having won in Belgrade earlier this year. Cameron Norrie played Nikoloz Basilashvili in the men's final later.

Spain
Spain's Badosa beats Azarenka to capture Indian Wells title

Paula Badosa demonstrated her mental toughness to become the Indian Wells champion in her desert debut on Sunday with a hard-fought, three-set victory over two-time champ Victoria Azarenka.

Emma Raducanu lines up trial with coach Esteban Carril as search continues
Emma Raducanu lines up trial with coach Esteban Carril as search continues

Emma Raducanu has lined up a trial with seasoned Spaniard Esteban Carril this week as she looks to find a coach to accompany her to the Transylvanian Open in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca.

Commentary: Men
Commentary: Men's final matchup at BNP Paribas Open feels flat, and that's fitting this year

The unheralded Cameron Norrie and Nikoloz Basilashvili won their semifinal matches Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open and will meet in Sunday's final.

Basilashvili, Norrie reach Indian Wells final without Top 25
Basilashvili, Norrie reach Indian Wells final without Top 25

Nikoloz Basilashvili and Cameron Norrie will face off in the final of the BNP Paribas Open, and one of them will become the tournament's first non-Top 25 winner since 2010.

Basilashvili books spot in ATP Indian Wells final
Basilashvili books spot in ATP Indian Wells final

Nikoloz Basilashvili booked his spot in the ATP Indian Wells Masters final, defeating American Taylor Fritz 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 on Saturday to post one of the biggest wins of his career.

Britain
Britain's Norrie charges into ATP Indian Wells final

Cameron Norrie dominated Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-4 Saturday at the ATP Indian Wells Masters to book his spot in Sunday's championship match and become the first British finalist since 2009.

Cameron Norrie reaches Indian Wells final after straight-sets win over Grigor Dimitrov
Cameron Norrie reaches Indian Wells final after straight-sets win over Grigor Dimitrov

After despatching Grigor Dimitrov by a 6-2, 6-4 margin, Cameron Norrie stands within one match of becoming the first Briton to win Indian Wells. Despite the best efforts of Andy Murray, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski, these Californian trophy cabinets have previously been a Brit-free zone.

Veteran Azarenka books spot in Indian Wells final against Badosa
Veteran Azarenka books spot in Indian Wells final against Badosa

Victoria Azarenka, who is hoping to become the first three-time WTA winner in Indian Wells, punched her ticket to Sunday's final by rallying to beat former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday.

Badosa holds off Jabeur to reach Indian Wells final
Badosa holds off Jabeur to reach Indian Wells final

Paula Badosa defeated Ons Jabeur in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 on Friday to book her spot in the final of the WTA Indian Wells against former two-time winner Victoria Azarenka.

Azarenka books spot in WTA Indian Wells final
Azarenka books spot in WTA Indian Wells final

Victoria Azarenka, who is trying to become the first three-time WTA winner in Indian Wells, punched her ticket to Sunday's final by rallying to beat former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday.

Commentary: SoCal
Commentary: SoCal's Taylor Fritz electrifies crowd and upsets Alexander Zverev at Indian Wells

Southern California 23-year-old Taylor Fritz got a boost from fans as he ousted third-seeded Alexander Zverev in three sets in a BNP Paribas Open quarterfinal Friday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Favourites Zverev, Tsitsipas crash out of ATP Indian Wells Masters
Favourites Zverev, Tsitsipas crash out of ATP Indian Wells Masters

Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev and French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas slumped to shock quarter-final exits in the ATP Indian Wells Masters, losing in three sets at the main stadium on Friday.

Basilashvili beats Tsitsipas to reach Indian Wells semis
Basilashvili beats Tsitsipas to reach Indian Wells semis

Nikoloz Basilashvili outlasted No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to move into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open with the biggest win of his career.

Basilashvili upsets second seed Tsitsipas at Indian Wells
Basilashvili upsets second seed Tsitsipas at Indian Wells

World No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas was ousted in the quarter-finals at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Friday, falling 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to the 29th seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili, who recorded one of his biggest career wins.

Cameron Norrie, Grigor Dimitrov advance to semifinals at Indian Wells
Cameron Norrie, Grigor Dimitrov advance to semifinals at Indian Wells

Cameron Norrie routed 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open and extend the best season of his career.

Why does tennis star Casper Ruud love playing a big California tournament? Because it
Why does tennis star Casper Ruud love playing a big California tournament? Because it's a 'golf paradise'

"In the United States, there is a golf course around every corner, You can always find a golf course."

Jabeur cools off red-hot Kontaveit to reach Indian Wells semi-finals
Jabeur cools off red-hot Kontaveit to reach Indian Wells semi-finals

Ons Jabeur punched her ticket into the top 10 and advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA Indian Wells with a convincing 7-5, 6-3 victory over Anett Kontaveit on Thursday.

U.S. Open finalist Leylah Fernandez to sit out Billie Jean King Cup
U.S. Open finalist Leylah Fernandez to sit out Billie Jean King Cup

U.S. Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez will not be part of Canada's team for the Billie Jean King Cup finals next month.

Ivanovic, Pennetta, Moya among 6 nominees for Tennis Hall of Fame
Ivanovic, Pennetta, Moya among 6 nominees for Tennis Hall of Fame

Grand Slam title winners Ana Ivanovic, Flavia Pennetta, Carlos Moya, and Cara Black are the new nominees on the International Tennis Hall of Fame ballot for the Class of 2022.

Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev at Indian Wells
Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev at Indian Wells

Grigor Dimitrov outlasted top-seeded Daniil Medvedev in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, extending the parade of upsets that has knocked out several top players.

Norrie cruises past Schwartzman in Indian Wells quarter-final
Norrie cruises past Schwartzman in Indian Wells quarter-final

Cameron Norrie needed just 73 minutes to overpower No. 11 seed Diego Schwartzman 6-0, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Thursday.

Emma Raducanu pulls out of Kremlin Cup hours before tournament cut-off
Emma Raducanu pulls out of Kremlin Cup hours before tournament cut-off

Emma Raducanu has pulled out of the Kremlin Cup with just hours to spare until the cut-off point for withdrawals in the Moscow tournament.

Mary Carillo interview:
Mary Carillo interview: 'Tennis is hiding from Alexander Zverev allegations'

Earlier this month, American broadcaster Mary Carillo should have been in Boston, at the glitziest show in world tennis. She was due to present at the Laver Cup, a Ryder Cup-style team tournament for the top men's players. Instead, she was on the sofa, watching Disney cartoon Moana on repeat with her granddaughter Reya.

Gators News: Women
Gators News: Women's tennis sends six to the ITA Regional Championships

Gators women's tennis kicks off this weekend's action early.

Cameron Norrie into Indian Wells quarter-finals
Cameron Norrie into Indian Wells quarter-finals

Cameron Norrie sealed his biggest payday in the sport on Wednesday as he defeated Tommy Paul of the USA to reach the quarter-finals of Indian Wells. His reward already stands at £128,000, with power to add if he should overcome Diego Schwartzman in the next round.

Commentary: Grigor Dimitrov stuns Daniil Medvedev, proving the Russian giant-killer can be bested
Commentary: Grigor Dimitrov stuns Daniil Medvedev, proving the Russian giant-killer can be bested

Daniil Medvedev was favored to win the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after denying Novak Djokovic a calendar slam at the U.S. Open, Grigor Dimitrov overpowered the Russian on Wednesday.

Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev in 3 sets at Indian Wells
Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev in 3 sets at Indian Wells

Grigor Dimitrov outlasted top-seeded Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, extending the parade of upsets that has knocked out several top players. Karolina Pliskova lost in the third round. No. 2 Iga Swiatek went out in the fourth round.

US Open champ Medvedev ousted by Dimitrov in Indian Wells
US Open champ Medvedev ousted by Dimitrov in Indian Wells

Reigning US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is out of the ATP Indian Wells Masters, falling in the fourth round to No. 23 seed Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday.

Commentary: Leylah Fernandez shows Indian Wells fans what makes her a special player
Commentary: Leylah Fernandez shows Indian Wells fans what makes her a special player

Like she did at the U.S. Open, Leylah Fernandez won over the crowd at Indian Wells with her on-court spirit and tenacity.

Upsets rule 4th round at Indian Wells; Swiatek, Murray out
Upsets rule 4th round at Indian Wells; Swiatek, Murray out

Three top-five seeds at Indian Wells got dismissed in straight sets. Andy Murray and U.S. Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez were knocked out, too.

Andy Murray beaten in straight sets by Alexander Zverev at Indian Wells
Andy Murray beaten in straight sets by Alexander Zverev at Indian Wells

It seemed appropriate that this grudge match should end with Andy Murray driving the ball from short range at the body of Alexander Zverev - a punchy manoeuvre that his former coach and mentor Ivan Lendl used to describe as "the tube".


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