July 12, 2024

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WTA Tour – Wednesday, March 6, 2024 final results

No seeds in action on the first day of main-draw play on the women’s side.

But plenty of marquee names – an irony that isn’t lost on most people.

Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Angelique Kerber, Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and … Grand Sland champion and former No. 1 Venus Williams were in action.

Or were supposed to be.

Only Kerber, first up at 11 a.m., got through. Wozniacki got through a set. Venus barely got started.

They’ll all have to come back on Thursday.

(Indian Wells is 3 hours behind ET)


BNP Paribas Open
Location: Indian Wells, Calif.
Category: WTA Tour 1000
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: March 6-17, 2024
Prize money: $9,258,030
Draws: S96 / D32

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Final results
Singles, first round

Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def. Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) 61 61

Camila Giorgi (ITA) def Katie Boulter (GBR) 63 62

[Q] Mai Hontama (JPN) def [PR] Zhang Shuai (CHN) 57 62 60

[PR] Angelique Kerber (GER) def. Petra Martic (CRO) 63 64

Tatjana Maria (GER) def. Arantxa Rus (NED) 76 (5) 62

[Q] Bernarda Pera (USA) def [PR] Daria Saville (AUS) 75 46 76 (5)

Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) def Tamara Korpatsch (GER) 62 63

[Q] Rebeka Sramkova (SVK) def Wang Yafan (CHN) 64 60

[WC] Katie Volynets (USA) def Mirra Andreeva (RUS) 75 75



[WC] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [Q] Nao Hibino (JPN) 11 – suspended

[WC] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs. Zhu Lin (CHN) 76 (6) 01 suspended

Danielle Collins (USA) vs. [Q] Erika Andreeva (RUS) 76 (3) 56 – suspended

[WC] McCartney Kessler (USA) vs. [Q] Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) 23 – suspended



[Q] Hailey Baptiste (USA) vs. [Q] Robin Montgomery (USA)

Magda Linette (POL) vs. [Q] Taylor Townsend (USA)

[LL] Nadia Podoroska (ARG) vs. [WC] Ashlyn Krueger (USA)


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