Swiatek beats Halep to reach Indian Wells final
Swiatek saved two set points in the first-set tiebreaker when she overcame deficits of 3-1 and 5-3. In 2021, Fritz came into Indian Wells ranked 39th in the world. “I feel like my level as a player has gone up a ton.”Fritz has recorded many milestones at Indian Wells, where he's always a crowd favorite. Fritz made his debut in a Masters 1000 main draw at Indian Wells and notched his first top-10 win here in 2017. “Just the energy is completely different.”Fritz is the first American to reach consecutive semifinals at Indian Wells since Andy Roddick in 2009-10.wftv.com
TIMELINE: Novak Djokovic's bid to compete at Australian Open
Novak Djokovic’s attempt to stave off deportation and be allowed to play in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19 is headed for a legal hearing the day before he is scheduled to begin his title defense at a Grand Slam tournament he’s won a record nine times.