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Patna : 21st Seed Paula badosa, 23, Spain, beat 27th seed Victoria Azarenka, 32, Belarus, in a three-set thriller in final lasting 3hrs 04 minutes on October 18, 2021, early morning, to win the women’s singles title at Indian Wells at Indian Wells, California, USA, her first major title. Badosa defeated Azarebka, a two-time former Australian Open Champion, 7-6, 2-6, 7-6 in final to the win the singles title.

Azarenka though won 7 break points during the match to 5 by the Spaniard. The Belarusian also won 3 games in a row during the match to 2 by Badosa. Azarenka, in all, won 133 points in the match to 124 points by Badosa.TheĀ  Spaniard, however, fired 7 Aces during the match to 5 by the Belarusian. But, she also committed 11 double faults to 7 by Azarenk. The Belarusian’ winning percentage on her first serve was 72% to 56% of Badosa’s. But, Badosa’s winning percentage on her second serve was 59% to 40% of Azarenka’s . The Spaniard also won both the tie-breaks.