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Goffin Shines Against Simon

Tennis Updates: No. 15 David Goffin was victorious in his first quarter-final appearance at the Miami Open presented by Itau on Wednesday, rallying to win 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 against No. 18 Gilles Simon after light rain delayed the start of the match. Goffin became the first Belgian to make the final four in Miami and improved to 14-5 on hard ...

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Frenchmen Knock Off Indian Wells Defending Champs

Tennis Updates: The BNP Paribas Open has a new men’s doubles champion. Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert rolled past Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock 6-3 7-6(5) on Saturday to dethrone the defending champions and claim their first title in Indian Wells. The win also gave Mahut and Herbert their third tour-level title. For Mahut, it’s already his second ...

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Djokovic wins fifth Indian Wells title

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic captured a record fifth BNP Paribas Open crown in emphatic style on Sunday as he defeated Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-0 in the Indian Wells final. Victory sees the Serb draw level with Rafael Nadal on 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crowns and extends the ‘Big Four’ dominance at this level, with Djokovic, Nadal, Roger ...

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Djokovic Sees Off Tsonga

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(2), 7-6(2) on Friday in Indian Wells. Earlier in the day, Nadal was a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Kei Nishikori. Djokovic and Nadal will meet for the 48th time, with Djokovic leading their FedEx ATP Head2Head ...

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Raonic Sets Goffin Semi-Final Showdown

Tennis Updates: Milos Raonic is through to his second straight BNP Paribas Open semi-final after a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils on Thursday night. The No. 12 seed claimed his second match from as many meetings with the No. 13 seed this year, having also claimed the honours in their Australian Open quarter-final in January. Neither player had ...

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Indian Wells: Nadal beats Nishikori

Tennis Updates: Three-time former champion Rafael Nadal is through to the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open after surviving an early onslaught to defeat Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-3 on Friday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Spaniard will face World No. 1 Novak Djokovic for a place in the final of the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament of the ...

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Indian Wells: Andy Murray & Johanna Konta win

World number two Andy Murray beat Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The Briton, 28, recovered from 3-1 down to take the first set despite hitting just one winner, before clinching victory in a second-set tie-break. Murray will face Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in the next round. Earlier, ...

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Berdych Targets ‘Risky’ Business

Tennis Updates: In his 12th consecutive Indian Wells appearance, Tomas Berdych is keen to make an impact at the BNP Paribas Open. Despite having started 2016 with a 12-5 record, the 2013 semi-finalist believes that he still has more to give. “I’m trying to work on being a bit more aggressive, a bit more risky,” said Berdych, No. 7 in ...

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Davis Cup: Evans replaces Edmund

Tennis Updates: Davis Cup World Group first round: Great Britain v Japan Date: 4-6 March Venue: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio 5 live sports extra and BBC Sport website Dan Evans has replaced the injured Kyle Edmund in the Great Britain team that will begin their defence of the Davis Cup against Japan on Friday. Dan ...

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Del Potro Receives Indian Wells Wild Card

Tennis Updates: Juan Martin del Potro will continue his comeback at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells next week after being award a wild card into the main draw along with several fast-rising young Amercians. The Argentine, who missed most of 2015 due to left wrist surgery, made a successful return to the ATP World Tour in Delray Beach ...

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