Tagged with Indian Wells

Dolgopolov Denies Nadal

Dolgopolov Denies Nadal

28th seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov shouldn’t have been too much of a challenge for world no.1 Rafael Nadal, yet after a nail-biting three sets the Ukrainian was the victor. His style is really quite unorthodox, but something that’s quite clear is his ability to gain control of the rally, send his opponent to the far end … Continue reading

Indian Wells down, Miami to go

Indian Wells down, Miami to go

Indian Wells ended with a final with the surprising components – Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal; the seventh seed and the fifth who’s just come back into his first major tournament. The final though, was a tough game for both. Throughout the first and second sets – which finished 6-4, 3-6 – del … Continue reading

Juan Martin del Potro – Unbeatable!

Juan Martin del Potro – Unbeatable!

From the start of Indian Wells, the seventh seed didn’t have an easy ride. His first challenger appeared in the second round, as the top 20 seeds got a bye through the first. The Build Up:  His opposition was in the form of Nikolay Davydenko, the world number 42. The 31 year-old was previously number … Continue reading

Rafa’s Back! Nadal Reaches the Semis

Rafa’s Back! Nadal Reaches the Semis

Even though Rafael Nadal had won eleven straight matches going into this quarter-final, second seeded Roger Federer was still the favourite to reach the semi-finals. In their previous match, at last year’s Indian Wells tournament, Federer won their semi-final 6-3, 6-4. But this year, it was a different story. Intro: With both contenders suffering gruelling … Continue reading

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

Indian Wells is an amazing place and its great to be out here, despite being pretty much in the middle of the desert, it draws in some of the best crowds we see on the tour all year so its always got a great atmosphere. Andy Murray after going back to Indian Wells – it … Continue reading