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IW ’23 – Wednesday, March 8, 2023 men’s final results

No seeds on the docket for Wednesday, as the 32 seeded players all have first-round byes and won’t be in action until the weekend.

But there are some fairly high-profile names who aren’t seeded but who will draw interest. And one of them is Gaël Monfils, who returned to the competitive match court for the first time since he retired in the second round of the National Bank Open in Montreal last summer.

He got the 6 p.m. night session match.

Which isn’t as big a perk as it might seem as the night crowds the first week are small. And the weather right now is pretty chilly.

It didn’t go particularly well, but at least he broke the ice.

(Indian Wells is on PT, three hours behind ET).

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BNP Paribas Open
Location: Indian Wells, Calif. (ATP 1000)
Surface:
Outdoor Hard
Dates: March 6 – 19, 2023
Prize money: $10,143,750
Draw size: S96 / D32

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Final results
Singles, first round

[Q] Alejandro Tabilo (CHI) def. [Q] Maximilian Marterer (GER) 64 63

Pedro Cachin (ARG) def. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 75 63
[Q] Taro Daniel (JPN) def Roberto Carballes Baena (ESP) 61 75
[Q] Cristian Garin (CHI) def Daniel Elahi Galan (COL) 64 62
Marcos Giron (USA) def [WC] Aleksandar Kovacevic (USA) 63 75
Ugo Humbert (FRA) def Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP) 62 76 (6)
Ilya Ivashka (BLR) def Roman Safiullin (RUS) 64 62
Jason Kubler (AUS) def Lorenzo Sonego (ITA) 64 76 (4)
Jiri Lehecka (CZE) def. Arthur Rinderknech (FRA) 76 (4) 75
Brandon Nakashima (USA) def John Isner (USA) 76 (7) 63
Oscar Otte (GER) def Laslo Djere (SRB) 63 75
Emil Ruusuvuori (FIN)
def. Constant Lestienne (FRA) 64 41 retd
Diego Schwartzman (ARG) def. Federico Coria (ARG) 61 62
Jordan Thompson (AUS)
def [PR] Gael Monfils (FRA) 63 61
[Q] Tung-Lin Wu (TPE)
def Alexander Bublik (KAZ) 64 64
[WC] Yibing Wu (CHN) def Jaume Munar (ESP) 67 (6) 60 76 (3)

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