March 2010

Ljubicic Ekes Past Roddick to Win BNP Paribas Open

March 22, 2010

Big-serving Ivan Ljubicic edged Andy Roddick 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) yesterday afternoon to win the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells and capture his first Masters Series title after three runner-up finishes. The victory capped off a career defining week for the No. 26-ranked Croatian, who posted upset wins over World No. 2 Novak Djokovic […]

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Nadal Defeats Berdych at Indian Wells

March 19, 2010

A rejuvenated Rafael Nadal defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-6 (4) last night to book a spot in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif. The tournament was defending-champion Nadal’s first since retiring against Andy Murray in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in January. Nadal will meet Croatian Ivan Ljubicic in […]

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Cilic the Favorite at Indian Wells

March 11, 2010

Not sure if the Red Hot Cilic Peppers will be making the trek from Australia to the California desert, but if they do it’s a good bet they’ll have plenty to cheer about over the next 11 days. The BNP Paribas Open, the first of 2010’s nine Masters Series events, starts today at Indian Wells […]

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Argentina Upsets Sweden in Davis Cup

March 8, 2010

For Argentina it might be the equivalent of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team’s “Miracle on Ice.” In a stunning upset, the Argentine Davis Cup team edged heavily favored Sweden 3-2 this weekend in a first-round tie at the Kungliga Tennishallen in Stockholm. Former World No. 3 David Nalbandian, in a heroic display of leadership […]

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