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Top Seeds Nadal, Li To Play Today at BNP Paribas Open
Rafael Nadal and Li Na, the top-seeded men's and women's players, will make their debuts in the 2014 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden's Stadium 1 Saturday.
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Indian Wells 2014: Day 3 Schedule, Matchups, Bracket and Predictions
There will be no shortage of star power on display at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Southern California on Saturday, as second-round singles action continues at the 2014 In the women's draw, top-seeded Li Na and defending champion Maria Sharapova will make their debuts.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Miami Herald
At the Net: Does Li have designs on No. 1?
Philadelphia, PA - When Li Na headed to Indian Wells this week, she did so as the top seed.
Elena Baltacha Diagnosed With Liver Cancer
In a statement posted on Twitter, she said: "I have recently been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Seeded Women's Singles Players to Make 2014 Debuts today at BNP Paribas Open
The seeded women's singles players will make their debuts in the 2014 BNP Paribas Open today, while the men will complete in the first round of singles play at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Schiavone off the mark
The Italian, the Roland Garros winner in 2010, had lost in the first round of seven straight tournaments and celebrated exuberantly after her 3-6 6-2 6-2 win over German Mona Barthel at the BNP Paribas Open.
Men's Slams 'should be three sets'
The Russian, 26, told BBC Sport it would not only make the men's game more appealing, but could lengthen careers.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sports Central Articles and Columns
Early Tennis Season Notes of 2014
The 2014 season has begun with several unexpected events that set the stage for a terrific year in tennis.
Watson through in Indian Wells
Heather Watson is looking forward to having another crack at Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ready, Set, WTA All-Access at the BNP Paribas Open
INDIAN WELLS, California - The top eight women's seeds held court on Wednesday taking questions from the media during roundtable interviews at the BNP Paribas Open.
The Orange County Register
Whicker: Genie is out of the bottle
She wasn't playing on Rod Laver Stadium. In fact, she needed binoculars to see it.
The Straits Times
Li Na: Higher rankings, more tournaments good sign for growth of tennis in Asia
The increase in the number of professional tennis tournaments in Asia, as well as new highs in world rankings for Asian players in both the singles and doubles on the WTA tour can only do good for the growth of the sport in this part of the world, says two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
People's Daily Online
Li Na, a star reborn
China's white-hot tennis champion is ready to take any court and any stage with new confidence, Sun Xiaochen reports.
From a WTA perspective, we might call this year's event in Indian Wells the tournament that Serena Williams almost played.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Eugenie Bouchard's career continues to skyrocket both on and off the court
Bouchard began 2014 seeded 32nd in the WTA rankings and has jumped to No. 19, courtesy of her Melbourne performance Bouchard began 2014 seeded 32nd in the WTA rankings and has jumped to No.
Li Na too busy for league, targets more Slams, top ranking
Australian Open champion Li Na on Monday defended her decision to skip the International Premier Tennis League, as she targets more Grand Slams and the world number one spot.
South China Morning Post
Give China's young tennis stars room to grow, pleads Li Na
Australian Open champion hopes the press will treat rising players better than her so they can develop their talents and become better people Li Na wasn't at her best when she lost to Australia's Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-3 in the BNP Paribas Showdown exhibition at Tseung Kwan O Velodrome.
James Packer's Next Big Gamble Is On Hollywood
SLUMPED IN WHITE OVERSIZE CHAIRS in an enormous suite at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, Australian casino billionaire James Packer and Hollywood movie director Brett Ratner are exhausted.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Li Na breaks hearts of fans by saying 'no' to new tennis league
Li Na is one of the most popular athletes in Asia and her attendance at any tennis competition in Asia ensures huge television ratings and full attendance in the stands.
Tennis: Dominika Cibulkova outlasts American Christina McHale for Acapulco title
In the deciding set, Cibulkova won a game in which McHale had a break point for the first time, and it took her to 3-1 ahead and set up her victory in the WTA International event.