Found March 08, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
Players like Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, and Victoria Azarenka took time out of their busy schedules on Thursday evening to walk the “green” carpet at the IW Club for the annual BNP Paribas Open players’ party. This years theme? Disco. But don’t expect many disco themed outfits. As usual, the green carpet saw everything from players in jeans and sweatshirts to mini skirts and six inch stilettos. Let us know what you think of the players’ fashion. [Show as slideshow]

Nadal slams ATP over new rules

Rafael Nadal, back on a hard court for the first time in 344 days, played well enough to beat Ryan Harrison 7-6, 6-2 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. But he produced a far more compelling performance in the post-match news conference. Maybe seven months away from the game with knee problems has sharpened his opinions. He was certainly not short of a few here. Listen...

Nadal wins in hardcourt return

Rafael Nadal, playing on a hard court for the first time in almost a year, defeated Ryan Harrison 7-6 (3), 6-2 in a second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. Nadal, a two-time champion at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, had missed seven months because of a left knee injury and hadn't played on a hard court since March 29, 2012. The Spanish star returned to the...

Photos and Video: Victoria Azarenka and RedFoo play football at BNP Paribas Open

Early this morning, before the crowds descended on the BNP Paribas Open, Victoria Azarenka and her boyfriend RedFoo from LMFAO played a little football (American) on the field.  They looked like they were having a lot of fun, and it was super cute, but.....RedFoo's outfit (are those leather capris!?) was not.  But, you know what they is blind.

Video: Victoria Azarenka Takes on Wall Ball and a Fashion Shoot for Red Bull

Red Bull recently chronicled Victoria Azrarenka's weekend in NYC, which included taking on Tim "Timbo" Gonzalez, the #1 wall ball player in the world and the US national champion, in a match on NYC's popular hand ball courts. After her on-court adventures, Azarenka slipped into more fashionable attire for a fun photo shoot, which included dancing and jumping...

Nadal beats Federer at Indian Wells

Lured by the anticipation of another duel between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, fans packed the main stadium at the BNP Paribas Open on a sultry evening in the desert. After all, it was the first time in ATP Tour history that two players with 28 Grand Slam titles between them were meeting up. What resulted, however, wasn't vintage Nadal vs. Federer. With Nadal recovering...

Photos: The Federer/Nadal Bromance is Intact

What happens when you get two of the best tennis players EVER on one court?  Well, when Roger Federer was finishing his practice on Court 2 and Rafael Nadal was about to start practice on the same court, fans got a special treat!  But.....would they see any tension between the two rivals and future Hall of Fame inductees?

Nadal Returns to Hardcourt with Indian Wells Win; Still Unhappy with 25-Second Rule

  (March 9, 2013) No. 5 Rafael Nadal returned to the hardcourt for first time in almost a year by defeating American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the  second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Saturday. The Spaniard had been off the tour with a left knee injury for seven [...]

Murray, Sharapova advance BNP

Andy Murray earned a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win over Evgeny Donskoy in a second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. Murray, the No. 3 seed at the $10 million event, had lost his opening match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in each of the past two years. He said he had no explanation for those results, but that he hadn't felt any different Sunday than he had a year ago...

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray hit the BNP Paribas Open Practice Courts

March 7, 2013 — With many of the top tennis players having already been in Indian Wells, CA for days, it’s no surprise to see fans flock out to the practice sessions of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray even before each player starts their official bid for the title. With all three players having a bye in the first round, Roger Federer will open up against the winner...

Murray, Fish advance at Indian Wells

Andy Murray earned a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win over Evgeny Donskoy in a second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. Mardy Fish of the United States earned a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Bobby Reynolds. Fish played his first competitive match of the year after not playing since last September because of a heart condition. ''It's been a tough few months, for sure. You sort...

Who wore it better: Andy Murray vs. Juan Monaco

Adidas players Andy Murray and Juan Monaco were both rocking the new Adidas shirt "Prepare Attack Destroy" shirt on the practice courts.   So, the question begs to be asked....Who wore it better? Take the poll after the jump!

Serves’ Up! Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Ivanovic, Azarenka Take Part in IWTG Groundbreaking

March 8, 2013 — Tennis top stars and past BNP Paribas Open champions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic and Victoria Azarenka took part in the groundbreaking for the Indian Wells Tennis Garden expansion project on Friday. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, BNP Paribas Open tournament owner Larry Ellison, Ana Ivanovic, Victoria Azarenka, and Novak Djokovic The official...

Which Would You Rather: Hot Pants Edition

There have been some interesting choices for practice gear here at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open.  We caught Victoria Azarenka (above) on the court with her Nike two-toned hot pants, and Ana Ivanovic (below) with neon yellow Adidas zebra print hot pants (say that three times fast).  So, the question begs to be asked......whose pants do you like better?

BNP Paribas Open – Saturday Results, Sunday Schedule

BNP PARIBAS OPEN Indian Wells, CA, USA March 6-17, 2013 Hard/Outdoors Results – Saturday, March 9, 2013 WTA Singles – Second Round (1) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 64 61 (4) Angelique Kerber (GER) d. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 63 62 (7) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. (WC) Madison Keys (USA) 63 64 (8) Caroline [...]
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