Djokovic and del Potro into Indian Wells semis

  • World no. 1 superstar Novak Djokovic eased through the quarterfinals at the $4.33 million BNP Paribas Open on Friday beating eighth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-1 on the hardcourts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

    The six-time Grand Slam titlist is now a perfect 17-0 this year, including a third straight and fourth overall title at the Aussie Open.

    Meanwhile, third-seeded Andy Murray lost in three sets to Juan Martin del Potro. The seventh-seeded Argentine posted with a 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-1 win against the 25-year-old Scotsman.

    On the women's side, the final will take place between no. 2 seed Maria Sharapova and eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki.

    Sharapova beat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko, 6-4, 6-3 while Wozniacki defeated fourth seed Angelique Kerber, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5. 

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