indian wells

  1. UnderratedSlam

    Anisimova's spectacular meltdown. Anybody watch this match? Amanda was thrashing Leyla, gave her no chances, was overpowering her as if Fernandez were some child. Then...
  2. eman11

    Did Alcaraz beat Nadal in their practice match/set?

    At Indian Wells (2022) it seems like they might've played a practice set/match and the final point is won by Alcaraz. I know it is not that important, but obviously nobody (especially not Nadal) wants to be beat ever, even if it's a practice set/match. Was anyone there who can say if they did...
  3. Rafa4LifeEver

    The best ever big3 indian wells match?

    We have witnessed multiple clashes of big3 over the course of last 1,5 decades. The reason behind it is that the court & conditions in Californian desert are unique and favour the game of all 3 of them. Let it be Federer 's ultra agressive game with finesse, touch, guile & serve+1 or Nadal's...
  4. lim

    Anyone near Palm Springs want to hit 3/5-3/9

    4.0 male looking to rally or play sets during the week I'm there. or any court recommendations would work. LMK thanks!
  5. Rafa4LifeEver

    The highest order of brutal ballstriking on display :- Don't miss

    Two of the most powerful ballstrikers to have ever picked up a tennis racquet going toe to toe with each other on a high bouncing Hardcourt. The ball is screaming louder and louder because these guys are basically hitting it so hard, it may split into halves. Enjoy the show ladies and...
  6. Enceladus

    2021 Indian Wells may be canceled

    The coronavirus pandemic strongly hit the 2020 tennis season, with a number of big tournaments canceled - Wimbledon, WTA Finals, most ATP Masters 1000 events or all WTA Premier Mandatory events. The first big canceled tournament in 2020 season was BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, which now...
  7. Enceladus

    IW organizers canceled John Millman's training and told him - "You not a top player or past champion"

    The IW organizers behaved poorly against Millman. (n)
  8. Enceladus

    2020 Indian Wells - WTA Premier Mandatory Thread

    Defending champion: Bianca Andreescu (will not defend the title due to an ongoing knee injury) Former IW champions, who will participating in the 2020 edition: Serena Williams (1999, 2001), Kim Clijsters (2003, 2005), Naomi Osaka (2018) Official website:
  9. Enceladus

    2020 Indian Wells - ATP Masters 1000 Thread

    Defending champion: Dominic Thiem Former IW champions, who will participating in the 2020 edition: Novak Djokovic (2008, 2011, 2014-16), Rafael Nadal (2007, 2009, 2013) Official website: Wiki-link...
  10. W

    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Edberg, Indian Wells final, 1987

    Boris Becker beat Stefan Edberg 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in the Indian Wells final, 1987 on hard court Edberg had recently won the Australian Open on grass, while Becker was the reigning Wimbledon champion from the previous year. Later in the year, Edberg would go on to best Becker in back to back hard...

    IW vs Miami OPEN - Which one is the most prestigious one?

    Folks, With the Miami Open having a new location/stadium, which one should be the most prestigious one? Is IW still the standard for what a M1000 is supposed to be? Is the Miami Open now the standard? Which one has the overall to be the 5th Slam?
  12. Im(moral) Winner

    2019 Indian Wells F - [4] Federer vs [7] Thiem

    5th meeting and first in a final between the two. H2H 2-2. Thiem's first HC M1000 final. Fed has the chance to win a record breaking 6th IW title. Both battling for the #4 ranking.
  13. Enceladus

    2019 Indian Wells SF - [7] Dominic Thiem vs. [13] Milos Raonic

    ATP H2H and H2H on HC: 2-0 for Raonic Last mutual match: 2016 ATP Finals RR, Raonic won 7:6(5), 6:3. Milos will strive for achieve the 4th final at the Masters tournaments (previous final participations - Montreal 2013 (lost with Nadal), Paris- Bercy 2014 and Indian Wells 2016 (lost with...
  14. untetheredKite

    Dominic Thiem's new strings at Indian Wells

    I have noticed Dominic Thiem isn't using his usual Orange Rpm Blast and Natural string hybrid at Indian Wells. He is using some all white string crossed with maybe some Natural string. What are these new strings???? Pic...
  15. Enceladus

    2019 Indian Wells - WTA Premier Mandatory - General Discussion

    2018 winner: Naomi Osaka (will defend the title) Former champions, who are participating in this year's edition: Serena Williams (1999, 2001), Caroline Wozniacki (2011), Victoria Azarenka (2012, 2016), Simona Halep (2015) Date: March 4 – 17 Edition: 31th (WTA) Category: WTA Premier Mandatory...
  16. Enceladus

    2019 Indian Wells - ATP Masters 1000 - General Discussion

    2018 winner: Juan Martin del Potro (will doesn't defend the title due to knee problems) Former champions, who are participating in this year's edition: Novak Djokovic (2008, 2011, 2014-16), Roger Federer (2004-06, 2012, 2017), Rafael Nadal (2007, 2009, 2013) Date: March 4 – 17 Edition: 44th...
  17. C

    BNP Paribas Open | Indian Wells 2019

    TICKETS Is it worth the price to buy the Championship Weekend pass for $1K? Is it better to purchase individual tickets for each match you want to see? SEATS What sections are best to avoid the sunshine during the days? PLAYERS When do they announce the participants in this tournament? GENERAL...
  18. Yoeri Tennis II

    Unseen 1st round match from Federer at USO 2005 to help with Delpo loss

    For Fedfans the defeat yesterday against Delpo was unbearable! To help ease that pain I've found this rare unseen footage from prime Federer as he dispatches of Ivo Minar in the first round of his successful 2005 USO defense.
  19. HetTheGreaterer

    Surely I am not the only federer fan who gave up on him in 2nd set

    Ya I am sure plenty of you did same. I mean I was like postponing my 3D designs' corrections and updates just to watch fedoric semi final today (at a sleep time though, extending sleep draught further and further). At 5-7 with 3 break points wasted in coric service game, at start of 2nd set...
  20. tennisaddict

    Nadal out of IW and Miami

    On Facebook. Damn Auto correct
  21. BlueClayGOAT

    The Sunshine Double as an achievement

    How tough is the Sunshine Double as an achievement compared to winning a slam? IW and Miami have 96 player draws, which means unseeded players have to run the full gamut of 7 matches at each tournament to win, while even the unseeded ones have to win 12 matches. These are the only tournaments...
  22. -NN-

    "...maybe even tougher than a Grand Slam." - R.Federer

    Federer says that winning a Masters 1000 might be harder than winning all four Majors in one year.