After an action-packed day eight that saw the number three ranked player in the world, Alexander Zverev, fall to the hands of Jan-Lennard Struff, we move onto a star-studded day nine at the Indian Wells Masters. Featuring number one ranked Novak Djokovic, second-ranked Rafael Nadal, and fourth-ranked Roger Federer all seeing action, Wednesday should offer a number of quality matchups in the BNP Paribas Open round of 32.
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Seventh-ranked player Kei Nishikori and ninth-ranked John Isner also make an appearance as fellow top ten ranked players on the star-studded day nine lineup.
Indian Wells 2019 Schedule: Wednesday, Day 9
Stadium 111:00 am PST
Diego Schwartzman vs Rafael NadalFollowed By
Novak Djokovic vs Philipp KohlschreiberNot Before 6:00 pm PST
Roger Federer vs Stan WarinkaStadium 211:00 am PST
Kei Nishikori vs Hubert HurkaczFollowed By
Dominic Inglot & Franko Skugor vs Bob Bryan & Mike BryanFollowed By
Radu Albot vs Kyle EdmundNot Before 8:00 pm PST
Oliver Marach & Mate Pavic vs Mackenzie McDonald & Reilly OpelkaStadium 311:00 am PST
Daniil Medvedev vs Filip KrajinovicFollowed By
Denis Shapovalov vs Marin CilicFollowed By
John Isner vs Guido PellaFollowed By
Andrey Rublev vs Karen KhachanovFollowed By
Jean-Julien Rojer & Horia Tecau vs Novak Djokovic & Fabio FogniniRoger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal Headline Star Studded Day 9
Due to a rain delay forcing Djokovic’s match against Kohlschreiber to be pushed back, the tennis gods blessed the place affectionately known as “Tennis Paradise” with one of the strongest days in terms of pure star power alone. Djokovic comes into the matchup holding a one game to nothing lead in the first set after the delay and should look to make quick work of the German en route to the round of 16.
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Roger Federer faces fellow Swiss star Stan Wawrinka while Rafael Nadal takes on the ever-dangerous Diego Schwartzman in what should be a pair of interesting matchups. Despite the recent resurgence of Stan Wawrinka, Roger Federer has been playing in excellent form recently and should dispatch of Wawrinka fairly quickly. Nadal gets a tougher …read more