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Sabalenka out of Indian Wells after positive COVID-19 test
World No 2 Aryna Sabalenka has been ruled out of next week's BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after testing positive for coronavirus. The Belarusian was due to be the top seed for the tournament after the withdrawal of No 1-ranked Wimbledon champion Ashleigh Barty, who decided to head back to Australia having not been home since March. © Associated Press Aryna Sabalenka will miss Indian Wells after testing positive for coronavirus In an Instagram post, Sabalenka wrote: "Unfortunately I've tested positive at Indian Wells and won't be able to compete.
Series header 8, Hubert Hurkacz qualified for the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters 1000 at the expense from Aslan Karatsev. Casper Ruud, Serial head number 6, lost face to Diego Schwartzman.
Hubert Hurkacz held his rank. Series header 8 of Indian Wells Masters 1000, Polish qualified for the quarter-finals at the expense of Aslan Karatsev in two sleeves. If the Russian had the first ball of Break from the first game, it is the 12th world player who dominates the debates. Having five games consecutively, Hubert Hurkacz won the first set without blow. The second round proved to be more balanced with Aslan Karatsev who even knew how to erase the delay break conceded in the fifth game. However, the Russian ended up bowing. Having the last three games, Hubert Hurkacz concluded the meeting on the service of his opponent (6-1, 6-3 in 1h04 '). Daniil Medvedev or Grigor Dimitrov will be his opponent for a place in the last square.
Raducanu ready for Indian Wells challenge
Grand Slam champion Emma Raducanu has added the Upper Austria Ladies Linz to her busy autumn schedule, but first she will play at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The US Open champion, who will play her first tournament since her stunning New York triumph at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, is poised for a busy month having taken three weeks off.
Schwartzman puts an end to the unbeaten Ruud
series since its elimination in the second round of the US Open, Casper Ruud stops in the round of 16 in Indian Wells. Norwegian, serial head number 6 in California, fell against Diego Schwartzman. The Argentine made the entrance break but did not know how to reinforce his advantage. After missing a break ball in the fifth game, he gave up two in the eighth. In the stride, the number 11 Series head of the tournament concluded the set on the Casper Ruud service. The beginning of the second round was the mirror of that of the first with the entrance break for Norwegian. But Diego Schwartzman returned to two games everywhere. While the two players missed the check mark to do the break, is the Argentine that made the difference, taking the service of Casper Ruud before concluding on a white game at the service (6-3, 6-3 in 1h42 ') . Tommy Paul or Cameron Norrie, serial head number 21, will be on his path in the quarterfinals.
Indian Wells (USA, Masters 1000, Hard Exterior, € 7,903,959)
Holding Title (in 2019): Dominic Thiem (AUT)
Sixieths of Final
Medvedev (Rus, N ° 1) - Dimitrov (Bul , N ° 23)
HURKACZ (POL, N ° 8) BAT Karatsev (RUS, N ° 19): 6-1, 6-3
Paul (USA) - Norrie (GBR, N ° 21)
Schwartzman (Arg , N ° 11) Bat Ruud (NOR, N ° 6): 6-3, 6-3
Fritz (USA, N ° 31) - Sinner (ITA, N ° 10)
Monfils (FRA, N ° 14) - A.zverev (ALL, N ° 3)
Basilashvili (GEO, N ° 29) - Khachanov (RUS, N ° 24)
by Minaur (AUS, N ° 22) - Tsitsipas (GRE, N ° 2)
Indian Wells: Basilashvili offers tsitsipas! .
© Provided by Sports.co.uk Tennis - ATP - Indian Wells: Basilashvili eliminates Tsitsipas and will play its first half in Masters 1000 Third semifinal to Indian Wells and third surprise! After Grigor Dimitrov and Cameron Norrie Thursday, it's Nikoloz Basilashvili who rallied the last square of the Californian 1000 Masters. One last square on which no doubt nobody would have bet a week ago ... Georgian, head of Series No.