Querrey among wild cards at Indian Wells

Former top-five player David Nalbandian of Argentina and veteran

Americans Sam Querrey, Robby Ginepri and Jill Craybas are among

those receiving wild cards into the main draws of the BNP Paribas

Open to be played March 5-18 in Indian Wells.

Nalbandian was a 2002 Wimbledon finalist whose best finish at

Indian Wells was reaching the quarterfinals in 2008.

Querrey reached a career-high ranking of No. 17 in the world at

the beginning of 2011 before injuries sidelined him for much of the


On the men’s side, American teenagers Jack Sock and Denis Kudla

were granted wild cards. On the women’s side, Americans Irina

Falconi, Sloane Stephens, Jamie Hampton, Coco Vandeweghe, and

Lauren Davis earned wild cards, as did Urszula Radwanska of Poland

and Sania Mirza of India.