Sat. May 25th, 2019

Kristoffer Ed Bellen

Indian Wells Seeds: Djokovic, Osaka Headline Elite Field at the Desert

ATP Tour and WTA’s world number one players Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka will try to continue adding another achievement in their already stellar 2019 season as they headline this year’s seeds at the BNP by Paribas Open, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, on March 6.

Djokovic, fresh from winning his 15th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open last year, will try to win his record-tying 33rd Masters 1000’s title while Osaka comes back at the desert to defend her first ever Premier Mandatory trophy.

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AAF Week 4 Recap: Orlando’s hot streak continues as Memphis Nabs First Win

The Orlando Apollos remain undefeated as they overcame the cold weather over the Salt Lake Stallions while the Memphis Express took a huge win at home over the San Diego Fleet to record its first victory at the Alliance of American Football on Saturday, March 2.

Garrett Gilbert and the Apollos recovered from a slow start to finish strong at the freezing weather at the Rice-Eccles Stadium and stay unblemished in four games over Salt Lake, 20-11.

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AAF Week 4 Recap: San Antonio hands Birmingham’s first loss, Atlanta joins win column

It was a tale of two skid-snapping games at the Alliance of American Football on Sunday as the San Antonio Commanders and the Atlanta Legends put an end to their own respective losing streaks, March 3.

San Antonio bounced back big-time at Legion Field to deal the Birmingham Iron its first ever loss at The Alliance while Atlanta nabbed their first ever victory against the Arizona Hotshots.

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Indian Wells Preview: Achieving utopia at the ‘Tennis Paradise’

Every year, nearly all of the top 75 ranked players in both the ATP Tour and WTA compete to win the glamorous BNP by Paribas Open title at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, in Indian Wells, California, as part of the annual Sunshine Double.

As the stage for the grandest non-Grand Slam event combining the ATP Tour and WTA gears up for another momentous edition on Monday, March 4, various tennis players have already confirmed attendance at the desert which kicks off the ATP Masters 1000’s and WTA Premier Mandatory events—and, though 17-time major champion Rafael Nadal will initially commence the festivities during the first ever Eisenhower Cup presented by Masimo, a Tiebreak Tens event scheduled on Tuesday for benefiting Coachella Valley non-profits, the event will just be as striking as ever.
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