Indian Wells Photos: Best Of Day 3
Check out more pics from on and off the court at the BNP Paribas Open in the latest photo gallery.
Published March 12, 2011 12:00
Defending champion Jelena Jankovic was the first winner of the day, beating Coco Vandeweghe, 62 61.
Alize Cornet upset No.30 seed Tsvetana Pironkova in a see-saw match earlier in the day, 75 36 62.
Kim Clijsters rolled in the first match of her quest for a third career BNP Paribas Open title.
Timea Bacsinszky was down 63 51 to No.3 seed Vera Zvonareva but pushed the second set to a tie-break.
Vera Zvonareva managed to hold off Timea Bacsinszky in her opening match, recording a 63 76(4) win.
Sara Errani pulled off one of the three upsets of the day, ousting No.29 seed Jarmila Groth, 75 46 62.
Melanie Oudin took part in the Official Stitching Ceremony of the National 9-11 Flag on Thursday.
Francesca Schiavone had no trouble in her opening match against Zuzana Ondraskova, winning, 62 60.
Ana Ivanovic wrapped up Day 3 play with a late night, straight set victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm.
Yaroslava Shvedova took part in a children's clinic in the days before the BNP Paribas Open started.