Owls’ Tennis Takes in BNP Paribas Pro Tennis Tournament

Laguna Blanca Tennis at Indian Wells Tournament 2014We got to watch some phenomenal tennis players at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden during the Saturday night and Sunday day sessions. Among the list of pros we saw in action were: Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka, Thomas Berdych, John Isner, Fabio Fognini, Simona Halep, Dinara Safarova, Radek Stepanek, Leander Paes, Gilles Simon, Nikolay Davydenko, Ryan Harrison, Roberto Bautista-Agut and Julien Benneteau.

Here are some photos from the matches:

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The boys taking in recent Australian Open champion Stan-the-Man Wawrinka on the brand-new Stadium Court 2

The boys taking in recent Australian Open champion Stan-the-Man Wawrinka on the brand-new Stadium Court 2

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Fabio Fognini, current world #12, in a three-setter vs. up-and-coming American Ryan Harrison

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Stadium Court camera on wires…just a little bit creepy the way this thing moves around over the players.

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Rafa Nadal pulls out the challenging three-set win over Radek Stepanek on center court

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Top Frenchman and consistent top-20 ATP player Gilles Simon on the practice courts

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Radek Stepanek on the practice courts

Radek Stepanek on the practice courts

Radek Stepanek with doubles partner Leander Paes

Radek Stepanek with doubles partner Leander Paes

Stepanek in the foreground, coaching for an upcoming women's match going on in the background

Stepanek in the foreground, coaching for an upcoming women’s match going on in the background

Beautiful day for tennis in Indian Wells

Beautiful day for tennis in Indian Wells

Number four in the world, Thomas Berdych, being upset by the up-and-comer Roberto Bautista-Agut

Number four in the world, Thomas Berdych, being upset by the up-and-comer Roberto Bautista-Agut

These guys know how to eat ice cream. Look at that technique!

These guys know how to eat ice cream. Look at that technique!

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The giant American himself, John Isner, en route to a 7-6, 6-3 win over former consistent top-10 player, Nikolay Davydenko

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DSC00835DSC00832 Dinara Safarova in a tight three-setter with world #6, Simona Halep

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Simona Halep strikes a forehand winner here, but it is her composure that grants her the win in the end

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