Sinner, Musetti, Berrettini, Sonego, and Fognini in the men’s draw. In the women’s tournament Trevisan, Giorgi, Cocciaretto, Paolini, and Bronzetti.
The Indian Wells ATP Masters 1000 starts today, Wednesday 8 March, and will end on Sunday 19 March. There are 5 Azzurri in the main draw: Sinner, Musetti, Berrettini, Sonego, and Fognini. The South Tyrolean will make his debut in the second round against the French Gasquet and, in the third round, he could meet Musetti for an Italian derby.
Berrettini’s adventure, back from the boos in Acapulco, will also start from the second round where he will find the Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena or a qualifier.
Lorenzo Sonego will meet the 29-year-old Australian Jason Kubler in the first round: in case of victory he will have to face Grigor Dimitrov and could then meet Stefanos Tsitsipas in the round of 16. Fabio Fognini finds the twenty-year-old American Ben Shelton on his way in the first round: in the second round, he will face Taylor Fritz.
Wta Masters 1000 Indian Wells: the Italians
In the women’s tournament Martina Trevisan in the second round will face the winner between the American Madison Brengle and a qualified. Camila Giorgi will find a qualifier in the first round, if she wins she will challenge Jessica Pegula in what promises to be a very difficult match. Cocciaretto meets the Spanish Parrizas Diaz in the first round: in case of victory, she will challenge Paula Badosa.
Jasmine Paolini immediately meets the German Tatjana Maria: in case of victory, she will face the Russian Daria Kasatkina. Lucia Bronzetti will make her debut with Bernarda Pera to win the match in the second round against Liudmila Samsonova.
Indian Wells 2023: the favorites and the favorites
In the men’s field, the number 1 favorite is the Russian Medvedev. His most popular opponents are Alcaraz, Tsitsipas, Zverev, and Fritz Auger Alliassime. Novak Djokovic will be missing given that the vaccination obligation is in force until May to play in the States. In the women’s field the main favorite is Swiatek, her most accredited rivals are Sabalenka, Krejcikova, Pegula, Rybakyba, and Gauff.
Indian Wells 2023: calendar, dates, times
Wednesday 8 March: first round
Thursday 9 March: first round
Friday 10 March: second round
Saturday 11 March: second round
Sunday 12 March: third shift
Monday 13 March: third round
Tuesday 14 March: round of 16
Wednesday 15 March: quarter-finals
Thursday 16 March: quarter-finals
Saturday 18 March: semifinals
Sunday 19 March: final
Day session (Italian times): from 20:00
Evening session (Italian times): from 03:00