Indian Wells 2017: Yonex Stars Continue to Shine in the Desert

Yonex tennis stars are continuing to impress at this year’s Indian Wells, making great progress in the tournament’s second week.

VCORE Showdown: Yoshihito Nishioka vs Stan Wawrinka

Japanese youngster Yoshihito Nishioka (VCORE SV 98POLYTOUR SPINPOWER CUSHION FUSIONREV2) will go face to face against 3-Time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION) on Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Yoshihito impressed crowds by pulling off a stunning comeback against No. 13 seed Tomas Berdych. Despite being down 1-6, 5-2, the NextGen ATP star aggressively seized offensive opportunities, forcing a tiebreaker to win the second set. Yoshihito boasted robust returns in the deciding set, winning with a final score of 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Meanwhile, Stan The Man overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber with his heavy power game, smashing away 7 aces en route to a straight 7-5, 6-3 victory. Stan remains undefeated against the German, improving his record to 5-0.

EZONE DR Powers Through

Nick Kyrgios (EZONE DR 98POLYTOUR PRO 120) quickly dispatched the teenage Alexander Zverev to advance into round 4. The Australian sealed a straight 6-3, 6-4 win over the young German with strong serves off of his EZONE DR, and a number of exciting crowd-pleasing shots—including his signature tweeners.

BNP Paribas Open 2017 Tournament Results

Men’s Singles (Round 3)

[3] Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION)(SUI) def. [28] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 7-5, 6-3

[15] Nick Kyrgios (EZONE DR 98POLYTOUR PRO 120)(AUS) def. [18] Alexander Zverev (GER) 6-3, 6-4

Yoshihito Nishioka (VCORE SV 98POLYTOUR SPINPOWER CUSHION FUSIONREV2)(JPN) def. [13] Tomas Berdych (CZE) 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-4

[9] Roger Federer (SUI) def. Steve Johnson (VCORE SV 98)(USA) 7-6(3), 7-6(4)

Women’s Singles (Round 3)

[2] Angelique Kerber (VCORE SV 100POLYTOUR FIRE 120)(GER) def. Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

[9] Madison Keys (USA) def. Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98POLYTOUR PRO 125/REXIS 130)(JPN) 6-1, 6-4