Men's tennis

Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, hits to Roger Federer, also of Switzerland, during a final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 20, 2017 - 4:52 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans. When Stan Wawrinka got emotional in his post-match comments to the crowd after losing the BNP Paribas Open final, Federer sat courtside laughing. "I would like to...
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Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, hits to Roger Federer, also of Switzerland, during a final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 20, 2017 - 4:45 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans. When Stan Wawrinka got emotional in his post-match comments to the crowd after losing the BNP Paribas Open final, Federer sat courtside laughing. "I would like to...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates his win against Stan Wawrinka, also of Switzerland, in their final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 19, 2017 - 7:27 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in the all-Swiss final. At 35 years and seven months, Federer became the oldest champion in the desert tournament's history on Sunday, surpassing Jimmy Connors, who was 31...
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Elena Vesnina, of Russia, celebrates her win against Svetlana Kuznetsova, of Russia, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 19, 2017 - 6:09 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open in an all-Russian final on Sunday. Vesnina had never advanced beyond the third round in singles and just last year she lost in the first round of qualifying, although she has won...
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March 18, 2017 - 2:33 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Andy Murray has pulled out of the Miami Open with a right elbow injury. The world's top-ranked player and part-time South Florida resident made the announcement in a tweet on Saturday, saying he will turn his focus to the upcoming clay-court season. Murray lost his only...
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Svetlana Kuznetsova, of Russia, returns a shot to Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 18, 2017 - 2:06 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Jack Sock is getting quite the workout at the BNP Paribas Open, with all four of his matches stretching to three sets on his way to the semifinals. The 24-year-old American notched his biggest singles victory yet with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Kei Nishikori...
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Jack Sock celebrates after winning a point against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. Sock won 6-3, 2-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2017 - 11:45 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Jack Sock is getting quite the workout at the BNP Paribas Open, with all four of his matches stretching to three sets on his way to the semifinals. The 24-year-old American notched his biggest singles victory yet with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Kei Nishikori...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, celebrates after beating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2017 - 5:10 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer got an unexpected day off Friday at the BNP Paribas Open after Nick Kyrgios withdrew from their quarterfinal because of what he suspected was food poisoning. Less than two hours before they were to take the court, Kyrgios tweeted that he "had a restless...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 15, 2017 - 9:57 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual. Federer broke Nadal four times in advancing to the quarterfinals in just over an hour...
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Madison Keys returns a shot to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 13, 2017 - 11:34 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Poised to return to the top spot in next week's world rankings, Angelique Kerber narrowly avoided an upset at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Kerber outlasted Pauline Parmentier of France 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the third round when temperatures soared to the upper 90s (36 C)...
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