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Djokovic Def. Federer, Advances To Indian Wells Final

Defeat Roger Federer for a third straight time this year – check. Notch another win for a 19-0 winning streak this season – check. Advance to the final of the first master of the year – check. Capture the No.2 ranking – check. Roar – check. (Photos: Getty Images/AP)

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Photo Of The Day: The Swiss Smurfs

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka defeated Mark Knowles and Michal MertinakĀ 6-1, 7-5 to book a spot in the semifinals against Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez. The golden ones hadn’t matched all tournament but, for some reason, they decided to both donĀ le bleu for their quarterfinal match. Seems Smurf could give Homer a run for his […]

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Anatomy Of A Celebration: Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova defeated Peng Shuai 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 to advance to the BNP Paribas Open semifinals. She’ll face World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki. (Photos: AP)

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The Afternoon Of Little Tennis

Superstar match-ups, comeback against consistency – this was some of the tennis we were supposed to see. Instead, our beloved afternoon of quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open was unfortunately cut shorter than fans would have liked. Match: Caroline Wozniacki vs. Victoria Azarenka, Women’s Quarterfinal Outcome: 3 games, no sets, match – Wozniacki. Azarenka seemed […]

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Nadal Defeats Devvarman At Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal defeated Somdev Devvarman 7-5, 6-4 in a match in which the qualifier from India greatly challenged the world No.1. My favorite photographer took some artistic pictures of the Spaniard, which are really just muy bueno. (Photos: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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Photo Of The Day: Best. Friends. Forever.

Brangelina has nothing on this couple. World, meet Djoicki – aka Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki. The BFFs are playing doubles together in Indian Wells (in the Quarterfinals now against Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Qureshi) and had to play each other in singles today. Nole won the match 6-0, 6-1. Ouch. Can they still be […]

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The Japan Crisis

I know I’m all tennis, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the crisis in Japan. Earthquakes, tsunamis and now threat of radiation. When I read the stories, it makes me rethink the trivial problems in my own life and focus on trying to help those in need. The pros have been talking about […]

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Photos Of The Day: The Djoker Meets Some Jokers

Will Ferrell and Randy Jackson joked with Novak Djokovic before the Djoker’s practice at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden this afternoon. I can only imagine what Will Ferrell’s next movie will be… Racquets of Glory? (Photos: Getty Images)

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Fashion Focus: Wozniacki Debuts New Adidas Dress At Indian Wells

Stella McCartney’s tennis muse, Caroline Wozniacki, has been changing up her on-court outfits since the start of 2011. She played in the white ballerina dress at the Australian Open and then a bright orange tank top and white skirt in Doha. Today in Indian Wells for her match against American Sloane Stephens, Caroline debuted another […]

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Indian Wells: Top Four ATP Singles Players Advance In Doubles

Doubles specialists beware: The top four ATP Singles players are also playing doubles in Indian Wells and it doesn’t matter how good you are in doubles – these guys are on top for a reason. M. Lopez/Nadal def. [4] Fyrstenberg/Matkowski Federer/Wawrinka def. [2] Mirnyi/Nestor Djokovic/Troicki def. Chela/Monaco Murray/Murray def. Melo/Soares So what does this tell […]

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