Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori both lose in upsets at Indian Wells

Tennis Mar 13, 2019

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori both lose in upsets at Indian Wells

World No. 1 and defending champion Naomi Osaka crashed out of the fourth round of the women's tournament at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, upset by a lower-seeded challenger just hours after fellow countryman Kei Nishikori suffered the same fate in the third ...

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

More Sports / Tennis Mar 13, 2017

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori safely advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-sets victory over Daniel Evans in the men's singles on Sunday. After allowing his British opponent to seize the first break point in the opening ...

Djokovic, Azarenka claim titles in desert

More Sports / Tennis Mar 21, 2016

Djokovic, Azarenka claim titles in desert

Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka rolled to easy victories in the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, with the top-ranked Serb collecting his record fifth title and Azarenka winning for the second time to get back into the world's top 10. Djokovic beat Milos Raonic 6-2, ...

Djokovic tops Nadal to reach final

More Sports / Tennis Mar 20, 2016

Djokovic tops Nadal to reach final

Novak Djokovic continued his recent mastery of Rafael Nadal on hard courts, winning 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 on his sixth match point Saturday to reach the BNP Paribas Open final for the third straight year. The world's top-ranked player will meet Milos Raonic in Sunday's final, ...

Nishikori eases by Johnson

More Sports / Tennis Mar 16, 2016

Nishikori eases by Johnson

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open with a third-round victory in straight sets on Tuesday. Nishikori, who is seeking to win his first ATP tour masters event, beat 30th-seeded American Steve Johnson 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 ...

Nishikori advances at BNP Paribas Open

More Sports / Tennis Mar 14, 2016

Nishikori advances at BNP Paribas Open

Aiming to win his first Masters event, world No. 6 Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a straight-sets, second-round win on Sunday. The fifth-seeded Japanese defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-3 to remain unbeaten in his career against the ...

Azarenka loses first match back from injury

More Sports / Tennis Mar 8, 2014

Azarenka loses first match back from injury

Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka tumbled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night in her first match in more than a month, falling 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) to American Lauren Davis. Azarenka, from Belarus, had been sidelined since the Australian Open because of a left foot ...