American singer Pink had the audience laughing and cheering with her dance moves during the 2023 Indian Wells semifinal match between Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner.
An avid tennis enthusiast, Pink has previously had the pleasure of spending time with some of the sport's biggest names. Ahead of the WTA 1000 tournament, she spent time with players such as Casper Ruud, Frances Tiafoe, Grigor Dimitrov, and Victoria Azarenka at the annual Desert Smash charity tennis event.
Pink was present in the stands during the thrilling match between Alcaraz and Sinner. She was thoroughly engrossed in the game and was swaying to the music being played in the stadium.
As the camera panned towards her, Pink stood up and began to groove to the beat, entertaining the crowd with her moves. Fans were ecstatic and cheered her on, adding to the already electrifying atmosphere of the match.
The Spaniard defeated Sinner 7-6(4), 6-3 to pave his way to the BNP Paribas Open final. This marks his first appearance in the Indian Wells final, where he will face off against Daniil Medvedev. A win in this match would guarantee his return to the coveted World No. 1 spot.
"It's going to be a really difficult challenge" - Carlos Alcaraz on facing Daniil Medvedev at the 2023 Indian Open final
The highly anticipated 2023 Indian Wells final will feature top seed Carlos Alcaraz and fifth seed Daniil Medvedev.
The World No. 2 is on a winning streak in the Californian desert, securing his fifth consecutive straight-set victory by defeating Jannik Sinner. This impressive feat has led him to his third final in as many tournaments this season. Alcaraz has already claimed victory at the Argentina Open and narrowly missed out on the Rio de Janeiro final, both against Cameron Norrie.
Carlos Alcaraz's upcoming meeting with the Russian will mark the second time the two have faced off in a match. Medvedev emerged victorious in their previous encounter at Wimbledon in 2021, winning in straight sets.
In the post-match press conference, the teenager expressed his desire to compete against the world's top players.
"I really want to play against the best tennis player in the world. I always say that if you want to be the best, you have to beat the best, and I would say that Daniil is the best player right now... amazing winning streak," Carlos Alcaraz said to ATPTour.com.
He added that the final against Medvedev would not be an easy one.
"For me, it's going to be a really difficult challenge but I'm really prepared for that. I will summon my best tomorrow in the final," he said.
Alcaraz and Medvedev will face-off in the finals of the BNP Paribas Open in indian Wells on Sunday, March 19.