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Wayne Odesnik: Andy Murray welcomes player's 15-year ban

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Wayne Odesnik's 15-year doping ban is "good for tennis", according to world number four Andy Murray.

Odesnik, 29, tested positive for several banned substances, including steroids, in December and January.

The American, ranked 267th in the world, announced his retirement within minutes of his ban becoming public.

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Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer into Indian Wells quarter-finals

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Four-time champion Roger Federer beat American Jack Sock in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

Sock, 22, the world number 58, was outclassed by second seed Federer 6-3 6-2.

The 33-year-old Swiss will next face Czech Tomas Berdych , 29, in the last eight, who earlier beat fellow countryman Lukas Rosol 6-2 4-6 6-4.

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Indian Wells: Andy Murray equals Tim Henman career win record

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Andy Murray equalled Tim Henman's Open-era record for career wins by a British man as he advanced to the quarter-finals at Indian Wells.

Murray beat unseeded Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3 6-3 in what was the first meeting between the pair.

The Scot will play Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the last eight.

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Serena Williams fights back to reach last eight at Indian Wells

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Serena Williams recovered from a poor start to beat fellow American Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

The world number one, 33, lost the first set on a tie-break but fought back to win 6-7 (7-3) 6-2 6-2.

"I'm still trying to find my bearings," said Williams. "I have been off a little this week."

Read more: Serena Williams fights back to reach last eight at Indian Wells



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