Indian Wells. If many big players did not participate in the BNP Paribas Open held late due to the Corona epidemic, then many big names became victims of reversal. As a result, 2 players who are not even in the top 25 in the world rankings became champions. Britain’s Cameron Norrie defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the men’s singles title.
At the same time, Paula Badosa of Spain defeated Victoria Azarenka 7-6, 2-6, 7-6 to win the women’s singles title. She became the third woman to win this tournament while playing for the first time. Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament. At the same time, top seeded players like Daniil Medvedev and Karolina Pliskova fell victim to the upset.
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The winner got 12 million dollars
Knocki and Badosa won the biggest title of their career and also put 1.2 million dollars in their bag. Ivan Zubicich (2019), Alex Koretza (2000) and Jim Courier (1991) were the title winners despite being out of the top 25 before Norrie, ranked 26th in the world rankings. In the women’s section, Bianca Andreescu won the tournament in 2019 and Serena Williams made her debut in 1999.
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