Wozniacki, Djokovic wins BNP Paribas Open title

Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki defeated Marion Bartoli 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to win the BNP Paribas Open

Wozniacki won her WTA Tour-leading 19th match of the year and her second title while appearing in the final for her third consecutive tournament.

Wozniacki assured of remaining No. 1 through the upcoming two-week tournament in Miami.  Bartoli is projected to be No. 10 when the rankings, her first time in the elite since June 23, 2008. Her career-high is No.9.

"It has been a while since I was in the Top 10. I really want to be at the Championships at the end of the year. That's one of my main goals."

Bartoli was playing in her first final since 2009, and she fell to 2-6 in matches against the No. 1 player.  Bartoli was the first Frenchwoman to make an Indian Wells final.

Mirza and Vesnina won their first title @ BNP Paribas Open.

Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina won their first title together at Indian Wells, beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-0, 7-5.

The dou wins the first set at love in just 25 minutes. The Americans rebounded in the second set, building a 5-1 lead, but Mirza and Vesnina went on another roll of six straight games to close out the championship.

Novak Djokovic defeated the world’s top-ranked player 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open, keeping the Serbian perfect this year.

Djokovic improved to 18-0, including victories at the Australian Open and in Dubai last month.

Djokovic will move into the No. 2 spot when the ATP Tour rankings are released Monday, having bumped Roger Federer down to third after he lost to Djokovic in the semifinals.  Nadal will remain No. 1 with a 14-3 record.

Dolgopolov and Malisse completed their run with a championships title

The first-time pairing of Alexandr Dolgopolov and Xavier Malisse completed their run defeating Olympic gold medalists Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 6-7(5) 10-7 in the doubles final at the BNP Paribas Open.

pics @ Getty’s


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