Angelique Kerber was affected by Bianca Andreescu in his BNP Paribas final.
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Indian Wells, USA • 6-6 March • hard • $ 9,035,428
Grid competitions: single certificate
Bianca Andreescu (Canada, WC) – Angelique Kerber (Germany, 8) 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 4
At the beginning of the game, Andreescu realized a point of break from the fourth attempt, with which she managed to negotiate. In the fourth game of the second set, Kerber played two Canadian spots, and then split single for the set.
In the scene, the Germans led 3-2 to stop, but later a tennis player won Canada three consecutive games. Angeliu got to play three points in the ninth game, but Bianca managed to win success instead.
This final is the fourth in the last nine years in Indian Wells, which ended in three series. This happened earlier in 2011, 2015 and 2017.
Andreescu identified her fifth impact across her top 20 competitors and third in 10 games with 10 key players: in January, Karolin Wozniacki (No. 3) won in Auckland, and in his semi-finals. won a competition with Elina Svitolina (No. 6). .
Road to victory:
R128: Irina Begu (Romania) 6: 7 (3), 6: 3, 6: 3
R64: Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia, 32) 6: 2, 6: 2
R32: Stephanie Vögele (Switzerland, Q) 6: 1, 6: 2
R16: Wang Qiang (China, 18) 7: 5, 6: 2
QF: Garbine Muguruza (Spain 20) 6: 0, 6: 1
SF: Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 6) 6: 3, 2: 6, 6: 4
FR: Angelique Kerber (Germany, 8) 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 4
Kerber, for the first time since Wimbledon won last year, played in the final. Previously, a 31-year-old German woman played in the affirmative matches at the competitions WTA Premier denied. Earlier, at the Opening of BNP Paribas, only one German representative marked the single influence: in 1994 and 1996, Steffi Graf was successful.
Bianca was the first Canadian group to win the Scottish Swimming Championships in India and the youngest BNP Paribas Open's champion in the last 20 years: in 1999 Serena Williams won. T aged 17, her first title at WTA level.
Also, note that the last time a Canadian representative had won one WTA level in 2014. Then in May, Eugene Bouchard became a champion for the WTA international Nuremberg competitions. .
This year, Andreescu has already competed in the WTA tournament: at the start of the season, Canada came to a final in the Auckland, beginning to perform in New Zealand with a certificate. Affecting the natives of the Indies, Bianca is first in the top 30 WTA standards.