The Five Finest Indian Wells Women’s Finals

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Indian Wells describes itself as “Tennis Paradise” – and with some justification. An actual and sporting oasis in a California desert, the event was co-founded by two of the earliest tennis professionals, Charlie Pasarell and Raymond Moore, which may partly explain why it is said to draw the largest crowds and have the finest facilities […] READ MORE



At Indian Wells, It’s Not ‘Clear’ What The App Is For

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Getting into the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as a fan is not simple in 2021. First of all, let me state for the record that I’m pro-vaccine and pro-showing proof of vaccine. What the US Open did in New York this year, by requiring proof of vaccine, but for the most part, not […] READ MORE


Indian Wells Masters Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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The global economy, communities across the globe, and the sporting world have been rocked by the spread of the deadly coronavirus from Wuhan, China to around the globe. Concerns over the rapid spread of the virus have now led to the cancellation of the Indian Wells Masters ATP/WTA Tennis Tournament, one of the marquee events […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki: Demonstrating Tennis’ Arbitrariness

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Caroline Wozniacki rocketed her racquet to the moon and crashed onto the court. She had finally done it. Wozniacki won 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4 the 2018 Australian Open final 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4 over Simona Halep. meant that she was a slam champion. Yet, what did that really mean in the grand scheme of things? Looking at […] READ MORE


Bianca Andreescu Can Learn Lots from First Defeat Since March

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All winning streaks must eventually come to an end. For Bianca Andreescu, the feeling of victory never escaped the young Canadian, dating back to early March. It was the Mexican Open in Acapulco. Young American teenager Sofia Kenin defeated Andreescu in three sets, 6-4 3-6 7-5. That was the 19-year-old’s last defeat until Friday, where […] READ MORE


Bianca Andreescu: Inspiring A Nation

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Bianca Andreescu’s victory last month over three-time Grand Slam Champion Angelique Kerber at Indian Wells ranks as arguably the most significant victory in recent Canadian tennis history. Given the fact that her title victory came at such a marquee event, it will undoubtedly have a lasting and far-reaching impact in terms of growing the sport […] READ MORE


Bianca Andreescu’s Hardest Task Lies Ahead: Staying on Top

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Last week was the best of Bianca Andreescu’s tennis life. At the Premier Mandatory event in Indian Wells, the teenaged Canadian tore through the draw, winning seven matches in a row to win the title. That included three giant-killings in a row to end the tournament as she beat former world #1 Garbine Muguruza, sixth […] READ MORE