'Physically it was easy' says Roger Federer about Rafael Nadal win at Indian Wells

Vesnina tops Kuznetsova in epic final

  • ontennis
  • 20 March 2017
  • 12:03

Elena Vesnina capped a stellar Indian Wells campaign with a hard-fought 6-7 (6/8), 7-5, 6-4 triumph over fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the California desert on Sunday.

Playing in her first final at the elite Premier Mandatory level, world number 15 Vesnina battled through a tense three hours and one minute to subdue eighth-ranked Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam champion.

Sublime Federer claims record-equalling Indian Wells win

  • ontennis
  • 20 March 2017
  • 12:03

The imperious Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth BNP Paribas Open title with a straight-sets victory over Stan Wawrinka on Sunday.

Federer moved level with Novak Djokovic's tally at Indian Wells by producing a mesmerising performance to claim his 25th ATP Masters 1000 crown and 90th overall tournament win of his career.

Sock up for Federer challenge

  • ontennis
  • 18 March 2017
  • 12:03

Jack Sock thinks Roger Federer is the best tennis player in history, but that doesn't mean the 18th-ranked American is discounting his chances against the Swiss great in the Indian Wells semi-finals.

"In my opinion he's the best to ever play. It will definitely be a challenge," Sock said after ousting world number five Kei Nishikori 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 on Friday.

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