Indian Wells 2017: Yonex Stars Continue to Shine in the Desert
- 15 March 2017
Yonex tennis stars are continuing to impress at this year’s Indian Wells, making great progress in the tournament’s second week.
VCORE Showdown: Yoshihito Nishioka vs Stan Wawrinka
Japanese youngster Yoshihito Nishioka (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR SPIN, POWER CUSHION FUSIONREV2) will go face to face against 3-Time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION) on Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Yoshihito impressed crowds by pulling off a stunning comeback against No. 13 seed Tomas Berdych. Despite being down 1-6, 5-2, the NextGen ATP star aggressively seized offensive opportunities, forcing a tiebreaker to win the second set. Yoshihito boasted robust returns in the deciding set, winning with a final score of 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Meanwhile, Stan The Man overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber with his heavy power game, smashing away 7 aces en route to a straight 7-5, 6-3 victory. Stan remains undefeated against the German, improving his record to 5-0.
EZONE DR Powers Through
Nick Kyrgios (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 120) quickly dispatched the teenage Alexander Zverev to advance into round 4. The Australian sealed a straight 6-3, 6-4 win over the young German with strong serves off of his EZONE DR, and a number of exciting crowd-pleasing shots—including his signature tweeners.
BNP Paribas Open 2017 Tournament Results
Men’s Singles (Round 3)
Women’s Singles (Round 3)