Nadal's long-time injury - patellar tendonitis - struck again during his quarter-final win over Karen Khachanov in the Californian desert.
The Spaniard looked in discomfort during the match and only had a brief practice session on Saturday.
Federer was looking forward to the match and the chance to break out of a tie with Novak Djokovic for most Indian Wells titles, but was sorry to miss a meeting with Nadal.
Now Thiem will play in his first final at the BNP Paribas Open, as well as his first Masters final on hardcourts, against a fresh-footed Federer eyeing career singles title No. 101.
Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu rallied past No. 6 Elina Svitolina 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, winning on her fourth match point to reach the biggest final of her young career.
Huawei develops own smartphone OS in case of Android ban
Huawei's statement comes days after the company chose to sue the US Government over a ban imposed on its products. Its latest device, the Mate 20 series, now runs Android while its Matebook series run Microsoft's Windows 10 OS.
Tesla Should Not Have Lowered the Price of Autopilot Says Musk
Gartner analyst Michael Ramsey called the move "startling" and said it undermines the credibility of Musk and Tesla's management. Speculations state that the price could be about ten percent higher than Model Y , and that it could be approximately $40,000.
While Nadal said he feels knee pain "almost always", in the face of this latest setback he insisted: "My goal doesn't change".
"I wanted to try my best to be competitive today", he said. "I know the anticipation is there from the crowd and also us players". "You can imagine that I can't be happy".
Nadal improved to 6-0 against Khachanov, although it was tougher and longer than Federer's victory.
With the last-four clash taking place on Saturday, there must be a question mark over whether Nadal will be fit enough even to start the match, and certainly whether he will be able to bring his best against Federer.
"Not that I didn't expect it", Federer said, "but it definitely went better than I thought it would". I hope I can play aggressive tennis against him.
Hurkacz, a 22-year-old Pole, earned three-set upsets of No. 28 Lucas Pouille, No. 6 Kei Nishikori and No. 24 Denis Shapovalov to make his first ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinal, against his childhood idol. Federer was playing in his 83rd at this level. Speaking to SRF, the 17-time Grand Slam victor added: "Roger is a person you can talk to, inside the court I admire him".
Many were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg , who was just nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize . She said : "In 2078, I will celebrate my 75th birthday, and if I have children, they may celebrate this day with me".
Vietnamese Ambassaador Le Quy Quynh said he was "very disappointed " with the attorney general's decision. Huong was sobbing as she spoke to Vietnamese Embassy officials after Thursday's court hearing ended.
It appears that numerous most senior staff, now at Kensington Palace , are staying to work with the Cambridges. The Queen has agreed to set up a separate household for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sometime this spring.
Cox was in charge of Facebook's apps including its flagship social media site, as well as Instagram , WhatsApp and Messenger. Facebook's family of apps strategy has so far been led jointly by Cox and Javier Olivan, vice president of growth.
Fadnavis said the he has instructed the Mumbai police not to spare anyone responsible for the collapse of the foot overbridge . Surprisingly, as per the locals, the bridge was not in bad condition and still a part of the foot over bridge collapsed.
A statement from the Metropolitan Police Service said, "A post-mortem examination will take place in due course". She had over one million followers on her Instagram account and was considered a social media influencer.
Yemeni forces are fighting with the Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels, whom Saudis accuse of acting as an Iranian proxy. However, the White House has stated that if the resolution were to land on US President Donald Trump's desk, he would veto it.
Cohen asked another lawyer to reach out to the president's legal team on his behalf and through the attorney, Robert J. That statement, with millions of people watching on television, set off a firestorm that culminated on Friday with Mr.
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Google helps smash pi calculation record
Emma Haruka Iwao , a Google employee, just smashed the world record of calculating pi. "It seemed so fascinating to me". Running the calculation on the cloud gives the mathematically curious a major upgrade in convenience, Google said.
Vietnamese in Jong Nam case gets mental health check
Another lawyer for Huong urged Malaysia's attorney-general to explain why he dropped the case against Aisyah but not Huong. But Huong says she was duped by North Korean spies into approaching him, believing it was a harmless prank for a TV show.
James Gunn rehired to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3
As reported, Marvel has agreed to start the production on Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after Gunn finishes Suicide Squad . A major USA outlet exclusively announced that Disney has reinstated him and the director just posted a confirmation.
Dolphins Trade Ryan Tannehill To Titans
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Tannehill has restructured his contract in order to help the deal go through. In his last National Football League season, Kaepernick threw for 2,241 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Champions League quarter-final and semi-final line-up
The semi-finals will then see either Tottenham or City face Ajax or Juventus , and United or Barcelona play Liverpool or Porto . However, as with the quarterfinal draw, the legs for United's tie would be switched if both Manchester clubs go through.