Indian Wells: Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to win BNP Paribas Open
World number 10 Federer claimed the first set before being broken for the first time at this year's tournament in the first game of the second set. Wawrinka, the world number three, went 2-0 ahead before Federer won three games in a row on his way to the title.
Elena Vesnina beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6-8) 7-5 6-4 in the women's final. Federer becomes the oldest champion in the tournament's history, surpassing Jimmy Connors, who was 31 when he triumphed in 1984.This was the 23rd meeting between Federer, an 18-time Grand Slam winner, and Wawrinka.
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1)The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely considered the most prestigious It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts.
2) Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. Since the Australian Open shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass. Till now, Roger Federer has won 90 titles.