Azarenka beat Serena, won at Indian Wells
Victoria Azarenka won the second set after about an hour and a half pitted against the world's number one player the Americans. Serena Williams, of course, is appreciated more than the previous games, but this result was not really a shock of today's women's tennis village. By Azarenka last time is always seen as a candidate even in the Grand Slam. This 26-year-old tennis player ever Australian Open champion two consecutive years 2012 and 2013, while the runner-up of the 2012 and 2013 US Open.
Particularly Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, this is the second time crowned Azarenka. BNP Paribas Open 2016 (the official name of the tournament in Indian Wells today) is the 19th WTA singles title of his career Belarusian tennis player.
Serena was breaking serve immediately in the game's first finals, and since then has always caught up in a player's ball, juniors, in the 21 th they encounter each other in a resolution of the WTA Tour. American tennis player even missed a total of five chances to break in the sixth game and eighth of the first set.
Baseline fighting style grip of powerful Azarenka and Serena continued challenges in the second set. Goal must be held until the fifth game, the new Serena reduce the score to 1-4 in the second set.
US tennis players broke serve in the eighth game, but that effort is too late to reverse the situation finals. The owner of 21 Grand Slam women's singles to bear the loss, and may not have more third title in Indian Wells.
Backcourt defense skill makes it possible to save 11 Azarenka in all 12 break points faced.
Deserved to win, but Azarenka still expressed admiration for Serena in the speech at the awards ceremony on the field.
Belarusian tennis player Serena turned and said: "She really has inspired so many people to be here and not being here today. Thank you for that, thank you comes from the bottom of my heart. She was the one who changed contemporary women's tennis. "
With this title, Azarenka has added a million dollars in prizes, with 1000 WTA ranking points. Meanwhile, Serena received $ 500,000 and 650 ranking points for the runners.
"My last moments in this tournament is not good. But I still thank you very much. Your support means so much to me, "Serena towards the podium to speak to the crowd.
This is the first victory before Azarenka Serena since the 2013 Cincinnati final, and help improve the performance confrontation 4-17.
Azarenka was crowned for the second time in Indian Wells, after the championship in 2012 (down Sharapova).