Caroline Wozniacki v Bojana Jovanovski Indian Wells preview – The Dane could be tested early on
Caroline Wozniacki comes into the second round knowing that she has to defend final points from last year, as she faces Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski.
Last year’s finalist, and former World No. 1 is in need of kicking her ranking back into touch after a couple of lean years and mediocre results, and s...
Simona Halep v Kurumi Nara Indian Wells preview - Halep will hope to be over her injury for a good run here
Simona Halep has started very much where she left off as WTA most Improved Player last year, and faces Kurumi Nara in the second round.
If Halep ended 2013 on a high, she set off in 2014 in equally determined fashion, first making it to the quarter-final of the Australian Open, before going on to w...
Jelena Jankovic v Yvonne Meusburger Indian Wells preview – Jankovic will want to put her 2013 second round bomb out behind her
Jelena Jankovic will hope for none of the usual drama that surrounds her when she faces Yvonne Meusburger in the second round at Indian Wells.
Jankovic was last seen giving Serena Williams as could as she could get (verbally at least) in the Dubai quarter-final but last year had more drama than she...
Victoria Azarenka v Lauren Davis Indian Wells preview – Azarenka makes her tour return after injury
World No. 4 Victoria Azarenka faces USA’s Lauren Davis as she makes her return to the tour since falling in the Australian Open quarter-final.
Azarenka lost a chance for a “three-peat” at the Australian Open as she was beaten for the first time by Agnieszka Radwanska but has since been laid low wit...
Agnieszka Radwanska v Heather Watson Indian Wells preview – Watson will need her first win over Radwanska to advance
British No. 3 Heather Watson enjoyed her first ever main draw win in Indian Wells, and will need another first win over Agnieszka Radwanska to advance.
Heather Watson is finally putting an illness ridden 2013, and a slump out of the World’s Top 50 behind her with some encouraging performances this ...
Azarenka: I've yet to reach my full potential
Victoria Azarenka has no doubts about her ability to return to slam-winning form.
Azarenka has been injured for most of the past month and has only recently been able to take off a walking boot that was used to support her ankle. The Belarusian, understandably, has lower expectations than usual fo...
Zvonareva: 'I have to keep working'
Former World No. 2 Vera Zvonareva wants to get as much playing time as possible in order to continue her climb up the WTA rankings.
Zvonareva has a long way to go if she's to get anywhere close to the top 10, but there's reason to believe that the 12-time singles titlist has it in her to return to...
Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka headline superstar Indian Wells doubles draw
Gold-medal winning doubles team Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka pair up for doubles at the BNP Paribas Open, with Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro also playing doubles in the desert. Martina Hingis is playing in the women’s doubles.
The Indian Wells doubles draw often attr...
Goran Ivanisevic insists streaking Marin Cilic needs to improve performance at Masters 1000 events
Marin Cilic comes into the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells as one of the form players of the first two months of the year, and while his new coach Goran Ivanisevic isn’t shy about taking credit for the improvement in Cilic’s performance, he is clear about one thing: Cilic needs to improve his perf...