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BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells

BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells

BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells
BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells: Former world number ones Kim Clijsters and Andy Murray were on Thursday awarded wildcards into the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Four-times major winner Kim Clijsters will continue her career comeback after a seven-year hiatus that ended in 2019 at the tournament she has […]

BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells: Former world number ones Kim Clijsters and Andy Murray were on Thursday awarded wildcards into the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

Four-times major winner Kim Clijsters will continue her career comeback after a seven-year hiatus that ended in 2019 at the tournament she has won twice.

Three-times Grand Slam champion Andy Murray will look to improve on his best career finish at the tournament in 2015, when he reached the semi-finals.

BNP Paribas Open: Clijsters, Murray handed wildcards for Indian Wells

Fellow Briton and reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu has also received a main draw wildcard.

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The 18-year-old became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam this month when she beat fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez of Canada in straight sets.

Several top players including world number ones Novak Djokovic and Ash Barty as well as Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will not be competing at the hardcourt tournament in the Southern California desert.

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