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Elena Vesnina recovers to beat Venus Williams at Indian Wells

Elena Vesnina recovers to beat Venus Williams at Indian Wells

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from his ATP Indian Wells Masters showdown with Roger Federer, blaming food poisoning for a sudden illness that left him unable to play. "I played him before and I know what to expect", Kyrgios said.

"I didn't think it was going to be possible, to be quite honest, because the court is more jumpy here or more rough, let's say, so it's hard to put the ball away".

Also joining Kyrgios in the quarterfinals were No. 4 seed Kei Nishikori, who defeated Donald Young 6-2 6-4; 17th-seeded Jack Sock, a 4-6 7-6 (1) 7-5 victor over Malek Jaziri; No. 21 Pablo Carreno Busta, who beat qualifier Dusan Lajovic; and No. 27 Pablo Cuevas, who outlasted 11th-seeded David Goffin 6-3 3-6 6-3.

"I don't take this decision lightly, these are the matches we train for, but I'm in no fit state to take to the court", he added. Wednesday's match was just the fifth time they weren't opposing each other in a final.

But now, finally, the 21-year-old looks to be on the right track and his impressive showing at the Paribas Open have put him in the headlines for the right reasons.

Djokovic still gave credit to Kyrgios who has now won all four sets from Novak.

Bidding to reach his first final of the season, world No. 17 Kyrgios faces unseeded American Sam Querrey, who earlier on Friday (AEDT) took out fourth- seeded Dominic Thiem 6-1 7-5.

"In Australia, it was a very close match; I had good chances to win", Nadal said. "Even I was at 13 (in the world) previous year, but I wasn't in a good place mentally at all".

Williams needed three sets to win two of her first three matches at Indian Wells, where she was playing for the second time after a 15-year boycott because of a hostile crowd reaction she received in 2001 after withdrawing with an injury from a semifinal against younger sister Serena.

He will face Nick Kyrgios, who once again defeated Novak Djokovic and snapped his Indian Wells winning streak.

"That's maybe going to take a bit more time, but just that he can run through tournaments, that's why he can win tournaments, because when it matters the most against the best and in finals, he's there".

What attracted the most attention was the match between Rodger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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