The final Azarenka won for a half hour — 6:4, 6:4. During the match the 26-year-old native of Minsk, held before the tournament in 15th place in the ranking WТА, managed to play 11 break points out of 12 and she took three times the flow of the eminent rival.
The Belarusian became the first tennis player who managed to get the better of Serena Williams in four finals (4-17 in General opposition). By this measure, she beat Venus Williams, obygryvanii younger sister in the finals three times.
For Azarenka, this title was the 19th in his career and second this season, bringing her $1,028,300 prize money and 1000 ranking points. The victory in Indian wells will allow Victoria to return to the Top-10 rankings Women's tennis Association.