INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – You know who’s done a whole lotta talking at the BNP Paribas Open?
Win or lose, rain or dry – amid the moths and beetles – the Canuck crew created more buzz than any single group at Indian Wells.
The veteran Milos Raonic did as he usually does – went deep in the desert. And he’s still in it, to face Dominic Thiem in the semifinals.
Teenager Félix Auger-Aliassime impressed in a dominant win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. But then he hit the wall physically against Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan.
Even then, he almost pulled it off.
Denis Shapovalov made a victory over Grand Slam champion Marin Cilic look routine, before not playing his best against the unseeded Hubert Hurkacz.
And then, there was Bianca Andreescu.
The third of the teen triumvirate is into the final, after getting into the tournament as a wild card.
Here is Milos Raonic talking about righting recent wrongs.
Here’s Auger-Aliassime looking at the positive after a great few weeks.
Here’s Shapovalov talking rap, and shrugging off a sub-par day.
And finally, here’s Andreescu after her crushing win over Garbiñe Muguruza, and answering questions that will allow the fans just discovering her to get to know her a little bit.