2009 Indian Wells, California – Just the second round and there are already huge names out in the race. Dementieva, Kuznetsova, Jankovic, Ancic, Gulbis to name a few.
Poland Pride, Agnieszka Radwanska escaped a scare from Australian Samantha Stosur, 3-6 6-3, 7-5.
Fernando Verdasco was also in his great form in maiming Brazilian qualifier, Thomaz Bellucci 7-5, 6-1.
Andy Murray found his rhythm and recovered after a weak start, outlasting Albert Montanes 7-5, 6-3.
Three “popular” French names were also on board, Richard Gasquet, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gilles Simon.