Aleksandra Wozniak v Sabine Lisicki analysis: Lisicki aims for first ever main-draw win at Indian Wells
Struggling for form in 2014 after a shoulder injury, Sabine Lisicki starts her Indian Wells campaign against former top-25 player Aleksandra Wozniak, who recorded an emphatic win in the first round already. Will this be Lisicki’s year to get her first main-draw win at Indian Wells?
Flavia Pennetta v Taylor Townsend analysis: Can Townsend make it a second Italian upset?
Twentieth seed Flavia Pennetta, who has reached two quarterfinals in 2014 already including at the Australian Open, begins her Indian Wells campaign against 17-year-old wildcard Taylor Townsend, who has already scored one big win in the Californian desert.
Twice a quarterfinalist already in 2014, ...
Stanislas Wawrinka v Ivo Karlovic tips: Tall task for Wawrinka in Indian Wells
Undefeated so far in 2014, Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will hope not to find himself too rusty as he opens his Indian Wells campaign against Ivo Karlovic.
After years as second banana to Roger Federer and toiling in the top ranks, Wawrinka finds himself as the no. 1 Swiss pla...
Li Na v Zheng Jie preview: All-Chinese battle at Indian Wells
Top seed Li Na faces a tough task against compatriot Zheng Jie as she opens her Indian Wells campaign. Zheng leads the head-to-head 4-2 but has not claimed a victory since 2006, while Li won the two most recent encounters in 2012 and 2013 conceding just four games in each.
Given that Li Na is a tw...
Ajla Tomljanovic v Sloane Stephens preview: Australian Open rematch for Stephens in Indian Wells
In an Australian Open rematch, Ajla Tomjlanovic faces 17-seeded Sloane Stephens as the American looks for her first non-Grand Slam win of 2014 at Indian Wells.
Stephens has never been beyond the second round at Indian Wells, the stage at which she faces Tomjlanovic after a first-round bye, falling...
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 wi...
Murray says tennis industry forced him to have his hair cut
Andy Murray no longer sports the 'Muzfro', and he says this is due to pressures from the tennis industry.
When Murray first burst on to the scene it wasn't just his dazzling tennis displays and outstanding athleticism that caught the eye of spectators. One reason for this is that the young Brit ...
Nadal: Last year's Indian Wells title was special
Rafael Nadal says that lifting the title last year at Indian Wells gave him a lot of confidence for the rest of the season.
Nadal would go on to enjoy arguably the best season of his career, as he wrestled back the World No. 1 ranking spot and added to his slam collection at Roland Garros and Fl...
Nadal: Aussie Open defeat was 'one of the toughest moments in my career'
Rafael Nadal says that his loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final was one of the toughest moments of his career.
Whilst none could rightfully question Nadal's determination down under this year, the Spaniard feels that his defeat against Wawrinka in the final was hard to swallow...