Indian Wells Tennis 2016: Friday Scores, Results, Updated Schedule

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Indian Wells Tennis 2016: Friday Scores, Results, Updated Schedule
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Matches continued for the fifth day on Friday in the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells, California. Both the men and women were on the court in singles and doubles competitions.

The full day was magnified by the fact it was the first time Serena and Venus Williams had played Indian Wells together since 2001.

Let's take a look at Friday's results as well as Saturday's schedule:

2016 BNP Paribas Open: Friday Results
Men's Singles Round 1
Bjorn Fratangelo (USA) 6 6
Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 4 4
Denis Istomin (UZB) 3 6 1
Denis Kudla (USA) 6 2 6
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) 2 6(2)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) 6 7
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 7 2 6
Aljaz Bedene (GBR) 5 6 3
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) 4 7 6(5)
Jozef Kovalik (SVK) 6 6(9) 7
Jiri Vesely (CZE) 4 6 2
Thiemo De Bakker (NED) 6 4 6
Vincent Millot (FRA) 6 6
Mackenzie McDonald (USA) 1 3
Gilles Muller (LUX) 7 6
Victor Estrella Burgos (DOM) 5 3
Peter Polansky (CAN) 6(4) 3
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 7 6
Ivan Dodig (CRO) 6 5 3
Alexander Zverev (GER) 3 7 6
Jared Donaldson (USA) 6(5) 7 3
Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 7 6(2) 6
Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6 3 4
Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 4 6 6
John Millman (AUS) 6 6
Alexander Sarkissian (USA) 2 0
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 7 6
Daniel Munoz De La Nava (ESP) 6(1) 2
Michael Berrer (GER) 7 5 6
Juan Monaco (ARG) 6 7 4
Donald Young (USA) 6 4 3
Andreas Seppi (ITA) 4 6 6
Women's Singles Round 2
Serena Williams (USA) 6 6
Laura Siegemund (GER) 2 1
Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 6 6
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 4 4
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2 7 4
Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 6 6(1) 6
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 6 6
Sara Errani (ITA) 4 3
Venus Williams (USA) 4 3
Kurumi Nara (JPN) 6 6
Barbora Strycova (CZE) 5 6 7
Andrea Petkovic (GER) 7 4 5
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 6 6
Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 4 4
Vania King (USA) 1 1
Simona Halep (ROU) 6 6
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 6 3 7
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3 6 5
Heather Watson (GBR) 4 6 2
Monica Niculescu (ROU) 6 2 6
Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 6 6
Carina Witthoeft (GER) 1 3
CoCo Vandeweghe (USA) 6 6
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 4 3
Lucie Safarova (CZE) 3 4
Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 6 6
Nicole Gibbs (USA) 6 6
Madison Keys (USA) 3 3
Sabine Lisicki (GER) 7 4 2
Johanna Larsson (SWE) 5 6 6
Danka Kovinic (MNE) 3 6 6(5)
Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6 4 7
Men's Doubles Round 1
R. Gasquet (FRA) B. Paire (FRA) 3 6 4
P. Kohlschreiber (GER) / D. Thiem (AUT) 6 4 10
H. Kontinen (FIN) J. Peers (AUS) 6(6) 5
T. Bellucci (BRA) / G. Pella (ARG) 7 7
J. Isner (USA) M. Raonic (CAN) 7 6(5) 10
C. Fleming (GBR) / A. Murray (GBR) 5 7 8
R. Bautista Agut (ESP) V. Troicki (SRB) 2 6 10
P. Cuevas (URU) / M. Granollers (ESP) 6 3 4
J. Chardy (FRA) F. Martin (FRA) 6 6
S. Johnson (USA) / S. Querrey (USA) 4 3
Women's Doubles Round 1
M. Hingis (SUI) S. Mirza (IND) 6 7
C. Dellacqua (AUS) / S. Stosur (AUS) 3 5
D. Kasatkina (RUS) E. Vesnina (RUS) 6 6
A. Rodionova (AUS) / G. Voskoboeva (KAZ) 4 3
A. Medina Garrigues (ESP) A. Parra Santonja (ESP) 6(2) 1
K. Bondarenko (UKR) / O. Savchuk (UKR) 7 6
B. Mattek-Sands (USA) C. Vandeweghe (USA) 7 7
G. Dabrowski (CAN) / M. Martinez Sanchez (ESP) 6(4) 5

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2016 BNP Paribas: Saturday Schedule
Player Player Time (ET) Venue
Denisa Allertova (CZE) Angelique Kerber (GER) 11:00 am STADIUM 1
Tomas Berdych (CZE) Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) Following STADIUM 1
Marcel Granollers (ESP) Andy Murray (GBR) Following STADIUM 1
Sloane Stephens (USA) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) Following STADIUM 1
Illya Marchenko (UKR) Stan Wawrinka (SUI) Not Before 7:00 pm STADIUM 1
Ana Ivanovic (SRB) Camila Giorgi (ITA) Not Before 8:30 pm STADIUM 1
Inigo Cervantes (ESP) Milos Raonic (CAN) 11:00 am STADIUM 2
Gael Monfils (FRA) Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) Following STADIUM 2
Christina Mchale (USA) Garbine Muguruza (ESP) Following STADIUM 2
Ryan Harrison (USA) Marin Cilic (CRO) Following STADIUM 2
Rafael Nadal (ESP)/Fernando Verdasco (ESP) Bob Bryan (USA)/Mike Bryan (USA) Not Before 6:00 pm STADIUM 2
Richard Gasquet (FRA) Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 11:00 am STADIUM 3
Belinda Bencic (SUI) Lauren Davis (USA) Following STADIUM 3
Borna Coric (CRO) Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) Following STADIUM 3
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) Zarina Diyas (KAZ) Following STADIUM 3
David Goffin (BEL) Frances Tiafoe (USA) Following STADIUM 3
Johanna Konta (GBR) Madison Brengle (USA) 11:00 am STADIUM 4
Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) Nick Kyrgios (AUS) Following STADIUM 4
Shelby Rogers (USA) Karolina Pliskova (CZE) Following STADIUM 4
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) Following STADIUM 4
Shuai Zhang (CHN) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) Not Before 6:00 pm STADIUM 4
Joao Sousa (POR) Federico Delbonis (ARG) 11:00 am STADIUM 5
Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) Following STADIUM 5
Guido Pella (ARG) Pablo Cuevas (URU) Following STADIUM 5
Samantha Stosur (AUS) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) Following STADIUM 5
Feliciano Lopez (ESP)/Marc Lopez (ESP) Rohan Bopanna (IND)/Florin Mergea (ROU) Following STADIUM 5
Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 11:00 am STADIUM 6
Bernard Tomic (AUS) Rajeev Ram (USA) Following STADIUM 6
Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) Daria Kasatkina (RUS) Following STADIUM 6
Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK)/Gilles Simon (FRA) Vasek Pospisil (CAN)/Jack Sock (USA) Following STADIUM 6
Jamie Murray (GBR)/Bruno Soares (BRA) Treat Huey (PHI)/Martin Klizan (SVK) Following STADIUM 6
Robin Haase (NED) Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 11:00 am STADIUM 7
Monica Puig (PUR) Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) Following STADIUM 7
Viktor Troicki (SRB) Leonardo Mayer (ARG) Following STADIUM 7
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA)/Nicolas Mahut (FRA) Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)/Max Mirnyi (BLR) Following STADIUM 7
Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) Daria Gavrilova (AUS) 11:00 am STADIUM 9
Elina Svitolina (UKR) Annika Beck (GER) Following STADIUM 9
Raquel Atawo (USA)/Abigail Spears (USA) Denisa Allertova (CZE)/Petra Kvitova (CZE) Following STADIUM 9
Andreja Klepac (SLO)/Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) Kiki Bertens (NED)/Johanna Larsson (SWE) Following STADIUM 9

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While No. 1 Serena Williams cruised in her match against Germany's Laura Siegemund (6-2, 6-1), her sister Venus was not so fortunate.

The elder Williams sister lost her second-round matchup against Japan's Kurumi Nara in straight sets (6-4, 6-3). 

Nara didn't hold back when describing her emotions following the victory, per Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times: "This is the biggest win for my career, so I’m very happy."

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Williams, who had boycotted the tournament the past 14 years after she was booed when she withdrew for a scheduled match against Serena, seemed to find a silver lining on the day, per Rothenberg.

"Just being here, just being on the practice court and on site has been so positive and such a great experience," she said. "It just shows that, yeah, you know, that you can always come back home, I guess. You can always go home."

Elsewhere, Simona Halep eased into the third round with a comprehensive 6-1, 6-1 victory over home favourite Vania King.

The American failed to win a single service game on the day, with Halep simply too good from the back of the court. 

The first round of the men's singles got under way on Friday, as Juan Martin del Potro returned to the BNP Paribas Open stage with a straight-sets victory over qualifier Tim Smyczek.

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The Argentinian hasn't played at Indian Wells since back in 2013, but he appeared at home on the court and dropped just 11 service points in his 6-4, 6-0 triumph.

Despite his solid performance, Del Potro admitted after the match he expected to struggle on Centre Court but conceded his display was the result of hard work, via ATP World Tour:

I think I played well, but I am so happy to be playing tennis again. I missed the sport a lot, suffering at home as I tried to fix my wrist. It's great to be at this big tournament, playing on Centre Court and being around the top guys. It's very positive just to be here. I think I surprised myself with my level. I didn't expect to play that well tonight. I have worked hard to be competitive.

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The 27-year-old will face sixth seed Tomas Berdych in the second round, and his excellent record against the Czech star suggests he could surprise himself yet again.

World No. 92 Marcel Granollers enjoyed a similarly easy day at the office, as he needed just 60 minutes to dispose of Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-0.

The Spaniard won't have it so simple in Round 2, though, as he takes on Andy Murray.

Matches continue on Saturday and start at 11 a.m. in Stadiums 1-7 and 9. American Jack Sock kicks off the action on Saturday, as he meets German Michael Berrer, who emerged victorious from a gruelling three-setter against Juan Monaco on Friday.

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