It was a tough day Tuesday for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells (Riverside County), with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, the world’s top-ranked players, ushered out in the desert.
Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber resumed their third-round match that was suspended because of rain a night earlier. The unseeded German knocked off the five-time tournament champion 6-4, 6-4.
Men’s seeds ousted: No. 6 Kei Nishikori, No. 10 Marin Cilic and No. 14 Daniil Medvedev.
Osaka lost to Belinda Bencic 6-3, 6-1 in just more than an hour in the fourth round.
In other women’s fourth-round upsets, No. 2 Simona Halep lost to Marketa Vondrousova 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 and No. 7 Kiki Bertens was beaten by 20th-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza 5-7, 6-1, 6-4. Bianca Andreescu, an 18-year-old Canadian, beat 18th-seeded Wang Qiang 7-5, 6-2.
Venus Williams reached the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Mona Barthel.
Ronaldo’s hat trick advances Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Juventus to send the club into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday as in Turin as the Italian side fought back from a two-goal first-leg defeat.
Ronaldo netted from open play in each half and then converted a late penalty as Juventus advanced 3-2 on aggregate, ending Atletico’s hopes of reaching the final in its Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
It was Ronaldo’s eighth hat trick in the competition, moving him level with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and demonstrating why Juventus paid Real Madrid $131.5 million for the Portugal star who has dominated the competition in recent years.
Ronaldo is looking for a fourth straight Champions League title, while Real Madrid was eliminated without him by Ajax last week.
It was the first time Juventus came back from a two-goal defeat in the first leg.
Manchester City is also through to the final eight after routing Schalke 7-0 to progress 10-2 on aggregate.
• Kylian Mbappe scored his French league-leading 25th goal of the season as defending champ Paris Saint-Germain won 4-0 at Dijon to move 17 points clear of Lille, in second.
• Former MLS Rookies of the Year Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake) and Jordan Morris (Seattle), both members of Stanford’s 2015 men’s national championship team, were named the the U.S. national team roster by head coach Gregg Berhalter to the 24-player roster for upcoming friendly matches against Ecuador and Chile.
Earthquakes defender Nick Lima, a Castro Valley native who played at Cal, was also named to the squad.
College baseball: Max Flower drove in four runs and had two of Cal’s 16 hits as the Bears (8-6) rolled to a 13-0 win over San Jose State (9-7) at Evans Diamond. Cal plays its Pac-12 opener against USC on Friday night at Evans.
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