March 20 (Gracenote) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (2) Angelique Kerber(Germany) 7515 2 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 7130 3 (3) Karolina Pliskova(Czech Republic) 5640 4 (5) Dominika Cibulkova(Slovakia) 5160 5 (4) Simona Halep(Romania) 5022 6 (7) Garbine Muguruza Blanco(Spain) 4790 7 (8) Svetlana Kuznetsova(Russia) 4555 8 (6) Ag
"It's been just a fairy tale week once again," Federer said. "I'm still on the comeback. I hope my body is going to allow me to keep on playing. I was very sad when I couldn't come here last year. Just being here is a beautiful feeling. It's one of my favorite tournaments. I came here for the first time 17 years ago. So to be here again as the champion is an amazing feeling."
"Tennis is awesome, I can say," Vesnina said.
Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans
Roger Federer won on the men's side, while Elena Vesnina captured the women's championship at Indian Wells.
Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in the all-Swiss final
March 19 (Gracenote) - Result from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Final on Sunday 14-Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat 8-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4
Federer became the oldest winner of the BNP Paribas Open with his 6-4, 7-5 victory.
Players combine for 16 service breaks in 34 games (Adds details, quotes)
Six-time champion has withdrawn due to a lingering right elbow injury.
Elena Vesnina edged an all-Russian final to win the BNP Paribas Open, coming from behind to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova and continue a dream run.
Vesnina beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7(6), 7-5, 6-4 on Sunday at Indian Wells.
March 19 (Reuters) - Elena Vesnina survived a battle of attrition to beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4 in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open in the California desert on Sunday.
Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open in an all-Russian final
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the upcoming Miami Open because of a lingering right elbow injury
Jay Berger is resigning as the United States Tennis Association Player Development's head of men's tennis. Berger had served in the position since its creation in 2008
Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the Miami Open through injury. The defending champion and world No 2 announced his would be missing the tournament via his various social media pages.
March 19 (Reuters) - Serbian world number two Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Miami Open with a right elbow injury, the tournament's three-times reigning champion said on Sunday.