Sport: Tennis

Osaka, who won her first major title in Indian Wells last weekend, was superior throughout and fully deserved her 6-3, 6-2 win in just one hour and 17 minutes.
Tennis great Martina Navratilova said she was told she was getting paid a comparable amount to men doing the same job.
South Africa’s Kevin Anderson moved up one spot from ninth following his run to the quarter-finals of the Paribas Open in Indian Wells last week.
The 27-year-old Raonic picked up just his fourth match win of the season and is seeking to capture his ninth career ATP Tour title.
Sharapova's withdrawal comes after a disappointing early exit at Indian Wells in California this week, where she lost her opening match against rising Japanese star Naomi Osaka.
Unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia beat South Africa's world No 9 and the tournament's seventh seed 2-6 6-4 7-6(3) in a match that lasted 2hrs 22min.
The South African will face unseeded Borna Coric in the quarterfinals after the Croatian beat Taylor Fritz 6-2 6-7 (6-8) 6-4.
Halep needed two hours and 23 minutes to put Martic away under taxing conditions as strong winds swirled around the main stadium court.
The 25-year-old Czech Pliskova blasted four aces and broke Anisimova's serve three times in the one hour, 32-minute match.
South Africa's Kevin Anderson will now look to extend his perfect 3-0 ATP head-to-head record against last year’s Indian Wells semifinalist, No 11 seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain
Venus closed out the 29th career meeting between the two on her second match point as Serena sailed a forehand long to end the third round match.
Wozniacki silenced the critics when she claimed her first Grand Slam title earlier this year at the Australian Open, becoming the first Danish woman to win a major.
The 36-year-old Federer needed just 58 minutes as he overpowered the Serb with a brilliant display of serving and extended his perfect record this season to 14-0.
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It was another snag in the return for the 30-year-old Djokovic who was playing in just his second event of 2018.
Serena Williams takes a career head-to-head record over sister Venus of 17-11 into their third-round clash.
The 31-year-old Anderson comes into Indian Wells with an impressive 11-3 win-loss record in 2018.
The 37-year-old American moves on to the third round where she will face either her younger sister Serena or Dutch player Kiki Bertens.
This the Spaniard's first loss to a player ranked in the 100s since she was beaten by Jana Cepelova (124) at Wimbledon in 2016.
Roger Federer, who regained the world number one ranking last month, is on a quest to make history in the California desert by winning an unprecedented sixth Indian Wells title.
Serena Williams Mixing 27 unforced errors with 34 winners, it was far from easy for the unseeded Williams on the slow hardcourt in Indian Wells.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion is competing at the elite Indian Wells hardcourt tournament this week, her first tour action since her 2017 Australian Open triumph.
Former world number one Andy Murray, out injured since January and recovering from a hip operation, drops eight places to 29th.
The Argentinian broke Anderson once in each set to complete a straight-sets victory. would like to send you push notifications.
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