Wednesday Mar 5
The Miami Herald
Zvonareva exits Indian Wells
"> : Southwest's William Rodriguez, right, spikes the ball in front of Longwood Lyman's Kenny Lawrence in last year's state semifinals.
The Desert Sun
Vera Zvonareva, Nadia Petrova top names getting BNP Paribas Open wild-card slots
Former champion Vera Zvonareva and top-five player Nadia Petrova highlight the list of players receiving wild-cards into the BNP Paribas Open, which runs from Monday to March 16. Joining Zvonareva and Petrova with wild-cards in the women's main draw are 17-year-old Croatian Donna Vekic and 16-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland.
Nadia Petrova begins tennis season after grieving death of mother
She lost her first round matches in both the singles and doubles sections of the tournament but she actually won just by being willing to step back the court.
Venus, Safarova win opening matches in Dubai
Venus Williams of the U.S. reacts after she missed a ball to Elena Vesnina of Russia during the first round of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.
People look at the Chinese differently now: Li Na
People look at Chinese players differently since Li Na won two Grand Slam titles, the new Australian Open champion claims.
Venus wins opener in Doha
She has an up and down record so far this season, reaching the final in Auckland and losing in the first round at the Australian Open .