- Rafa Nadal has been declared fit, but tired, for Indian Wells.Via his Facebook page Nadal communicated with his fans, saying; “In Indian Wells since yesterday. Jet lag terrible, waking up at 6am. I am going to practice now at 8am and will send a video later.” Keep checking Nadal’s Facebook page for the video.
- Andy Roddick’s latest ad for Babolat has been released on YouTube. The video sees him being bothered by a fly and eventually killing it with his Babolat shoes because the shoes are “faster to the ball”.
- Goran Ivanisevic will continue playing the mentor role to Marin Cilic for the rest of the American Hard Court season while his normal coach takes a break.
- Australian Jelena Dokic continues to have a miserable start to the season after falling in the first round of Indian Wells 6-0, 6-3 against Vera Dushevina. Justine Henin on the other hand, blew through her first round match 6-2, 6-2 over Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.