Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (WTA 60) Sunday at the WTA tournament of Indian Wells (hard court/9.035.428 dollar) out of the race on the bag. The barely eighteen-year-old Canadian charged in the final after two hours and twenty minutes of tennis in three sets (6-4, 3-6 and 6-4) with the 31-year-old German Angelique Kerber (WTA 8).
It is for Andreescu her first WTA title. Earlier this year she lost the final battle in the New Zealand Auckland. Dominika Cibulková, Wang Qiang, Garbiñe Muguruza and Elina Svitolina. See there, the list of reekshoofden that Andreescu off on the way to the final of the top tournament with a prize pool of 9.035.428 dollar. The Canadian sensation wrote this history. The number 60 of the world was the first wildcard ever to it so far is kicking in Indian Wells. And so also the first that the tournament knows how to win.
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For Kerber, it was all her 29th WTA finals. She has twelve titles.
Saturday won Elise Mertens doubles at the women in Indian Wells. On the side of the White-Russian Aryna Sabalenka defeated the Czech tandem Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, the number one in the world rankings, in two sets (6-3 and 6-2).
Sunday night (Belgian time) is the mannenfinale in Indian Wells is still on the program. Therein find the Austrian Dominic Thiem (ATP 8) the Swiss Roger Federer (ATP 4).