Alize Cornet v Agnieszka Radwanska Indian Wells preview – Radwanska coasts while Cornet battles10 March 2014
Agnieszka Radwanksa will look to extend her head to head lead over Alize Cornet as she continues to move well through the draw.
The No. 2 seed has been in impressive form since the start of the tournament, handling the aggression of Heather Watson in her opening match, pushed but keeping the return...
Jelena Jankovic v Caroline Wozniacki match preview – expect counterpunching drama10 March 2014
Two of the best counter-punchers on tour come together in the fourth round, as Jelena Jankovic and Caroline Wozniacki prepare to do battle.
Wozniacki had her work cut out to get there though, taking over two and half hours to level her head to head against Yaroslava Shvedova, 7-6(7) 3-6 6-1.
Simona Halep v Eugenie Bouchard Indian Wells match preview – standout stars go head to head10 March 2014
The two standout stars of 2013, Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard face up for the first time in the Indian Wells round of 16.
Simona Halep might have been the first woman to get into the fourth round, but she certainly had to do it the hard way as she had to get past Lucie Safarova in three sets, ...
WTA Indian Wells 2014 matches to watch live10 March 2014
We break down the draw for WTA Indian Wells, one of the biggest women's tournaments of 2014.
Matches to watch - Sunday 9 March
Li Na v Karolina Pliskova - WTA R3 - 6pmTop seed Li favoured against talented young Pliskova who is 0-5 against top-10 players
Maria Sharapova v Camila Giorgi - WTA R3 - 9...
Ana Ivanovic v Sloane Stephens Indian Wells Preview – Stephens will want more wins here10 March 2014
Sloane Stephens has shown herself to be a big stage player, and the chance to hand a defeat to a more confident Ana Ivanovic could be the boost she needs in the third round.
Perhaps with the lack of the US N. 1 (not to mention World No. 1) Serena Williams from the Indian Wells line-up, the focus n...
Dominika Cibulkova v Ekaterina Makarova - Aussie Open runner-up faces tricky third round contest at Indian Wells10 March 2014
Dominika Cibulkova could be in for a hard time today against Ekaterina Makarova in round three of the BNP Paribas Open.
Cibulkova appeared to be struggling in the wake of her runner-up finish at the Australian Open, and following back-to-back Fed Cup losses and a first round exit in Doha, it see...
Petra Kvitova v Svetlana Kuznetsova - Former slam winners set for third round showdown at Indian Wells10 March 2014
Petra Kvitova and Svetlana Kuznetsova have both succeeded at the highest level of the game. Can either of them mount a serious title challenge at the BNP Paribas Open?
Kvitova and Kuznetsova have three slam titles between them, though neither player has been in the right kind of form to replicat...
Maria Sharapova v Camila Giorgi: Sharapova aims to subdue Italian talent10 March 2014
Defending champion Maria Sharapova continues her campaign for a third title at the BNP Paribas Open against unseeded qualifier Camila Giorgi, who has been making news for all the wrong reasons lately but has found a strong vein of form in the Californian desert.
Giorgi, an Italian talent who...
Li Na v Karolina Pliskova: Top seed favoured against young talent10 March 2014
Top seed Li Na eyes a return to the round of 16 after missing last year’s BNP Paribas Open, but must contend with Karolina Pliskova, a talented young player still looking for her first win against a top ten player.
Pliskova is a talented young player, who at the age of 21 already has a WTA singles...
Eugenie Bouchard v Sara Errani: Can Bouchard make it closer on hard courts?9 March 2014
It’s all to play for in this third-round encounter between Eugenie Bouchard and Sara Errani, who is trying to avoid dropping out of the top 10 and has quarterfinal points to defend in Indian Wells. Both seeds scored convincing first-round wins and have had success so far in 2014.
Roberta Vinci v Casey Dellacqua: Great opportunity for Dellacqua to make fourth round9 March 2014
Roberta Vinci captured her first win of 2014 in the second round against the USA’s Madison Keys – can she make it two for 2014 against Casey Dellacqua, who has picked up right where she left off after the Australian Open?
Apart from Fed Cup, Dellacqua – who has a young son – hasn’t played since he...
Simona Halep v Lucie Safarova: Tantalising encounter set to take place in third round9 March 2014
Doha champion and new world no. 7 Simona Halep faces a tough task against big-hitting lefty Lucie Safarova.
There are very few easy matches in the third round at Indian Wells and having to take on Lucie Safarova – or, from Safarova’s perspective, Simona Halep – certainly doesn’t qualify. Back in a...
Alize Cornet v Carla Suarez Navarro: Cornet in fine form9 March 2014
Alize Cornet has made her best start to the season for some years and recently, memorably, beat Serena Williams to reach the final in Dubai, but her first-round win over Soler-Espinosa was not emphatic and Carla Suarez-Navarro has proved a match for her on these courts before.
It’s not clear what’...
Caroline Wozniacki v Yaroslava Shvedova - Tenth seed to take on in-form Shvedova9 March 2014
Caroline Wozniacki faces a tricky third round showdown against Yaroslava Shvedova on Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open.
Wozniacki is the tenth seed this week at Indian Wells and she's made an encouraging start to her campaign. After receiving a bye in round one, the Dane was able to book her place ...
Jelena Jankovic v Magdalena Rybarikova preview – Jankovic back to winning ways in Indian Wells8 March 2014
Jelena Jankovic meets Magdalena Rybarikova as she continues in her 13th Indian Wells campaign.
It could be lucky 13 for the dramatic but always entertaining Serbian as she cruised through her first round match with tour veteran Yvonne Meusburger – joking that she felt old for having been here so m...