^ Same doubt Angie. Fed is 9535 points. How can Andy overtake him by just winning the Indian Wells?
It's simple, Federer is the defending champion here, so he will lose 1000 (990) points. Andy is only defending a R2 exit from last year (10 points).
These are their points at the start of the tournament after subtracting their points from last year:
If Andy wins the tournament and Federer reaches the final, it will look like this:
If Andy reaches the final and Federer loses before the semis:
Any other result and Federer keeps his ranking.