A number of players react to the 5.1-level earthquake that occurred in Indian Wells, California just before 10 a.m. on Monday. The BNP Paribas Open is located in Indian Wells.
Rafael Nadal: “I was very scared. First time in my life. I was on the massage table preparing for my warm-up. I think the massage table moves even worse more. I finish the earthquake, and my legs were like [wobbling]."
Angelique Kerber: "I was talking with my coach in the garden and everything was shaking. In the first moment we both were thinking, it's like a subway here, but actually we are in the desert. No way that there is a subway."
Milos Raonic (on Twitter): "Earthquake!!!! I was in the bathroom. The rest of the team was a bit freaked."
Maria Kirilenko (on Twitter): "We just had an earthquake!!! Suddenly everything start moving, I was holding the walls in my room not to fall! OMG."
Frank Moses (on Twitter): "Earthquake in the desert! Maybe that's a sign I need to get out of here?!"
Carla Suarez Navarro (on Twitter): "I was in bed and I felt it shaking and everything was moving around...you wake up and you say you've lived an earthquake! Mother of god!"
Flavia Pennetta (on Twitter): "Earthquake in Indian Wells ... thank God it was very brief! We are all well but were a little scared.