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Not a good day to be No. 1 at BNP Paribas Open

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Here's to the pluggers, the runts of the underdog litter, and to those who toil to come back from injuries as much for their own satisfaction as for the fame of a No. 1 ranking that might never be theirs.

Here's to Philipp Kohlschreiber, a 35-year-old German who has never ranked better than 16th in the world, usually respectable but never good enough to beat a No. 1 player in the world until he booted

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