Christopher Clarey

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Paula Badosa Outlasts Victoria Azarenka to Win Indian Wells

Badosa won her first top-tier title on Sunday with a hard-fought 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Azarenka in a final that required three hours and four minutes.INDIAN WELLS, Calif. —...

Paula Badosa, Victoria Azarenka in Surprise Indian Wells Final

Many tennis stars have shut down their seasons or pleaded fatigue after a long year, but Azarenka and Badosa have thrived in the California desert.INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Victoria Azarenka’s and Paula...

U.S. Open Stars Fall at Indian Wells, Which Struggles to Draw a Crowd

The tournament, the first major sporting event canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, was moved to October for its return, but attendance is down by half and atmosphere is...

At Indian Wells Leylah Fernandez Wins and Emma Raducanu Loses

The teenagers who stunned and delighted fans on their way to the U.S. Open final in September returned to compete at the BNP Paribas Open as headliners.INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Nearly a...

Emma Raducanu, After U.S. Open Win, Keeps Her Feet on the Ground

The 18-year-old returns to the court at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., as a headliner, richer and more famous. She still needed a wild card.It is a truth that...

Pro Tennis Finds New Cities to Play In, but Will It Return?

The pandemic caused many tennis events to be canceled or rescheduled. It also created opportunities for U.S. cities to throw one together.SAN DIEGO — The small tennis stadium was packed and in...

Laver Cup: Team Europe Wins Fourth Straight Title

After Europe’s fourth straight win, an organizer promised Team World would win “at some point.” He didn’t say when.BOSTON — After three down-to-the-wire editions, the Laver Cup finally came up short of...

With Crowds Back at the U.S. Open, Young Stars Give Them a Show

Novak Djokovic failed to win a Grand Slam, but there was a sense of renewal, exciting new players named Raducanu and Fernandez, and a sense that tennis is in capable hands.To fully...

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