Federer beats Wawrinka in all-Swiss Indian Wells final

Published: 20th March 2017 12:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2017 12:34 PM  

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Federer claimed a tightly contested first set with a break in the 10th game, pushing Wawrinka into a forehand error to end a tense rally for a set point. | AP
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Wawrinka responded immediately with a break to open the first set -- after Federer had held all 42 of his service games in the tournament to that point. | AP
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Federer had saved the lone break point he faced against Rafael Nadal in the fourth round, but sent a backhand long on break point to give Wawrinka the advantage in the set. | AP
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Wawrinka then withstood two break points to hold for a 2-0 lead, which proved short-lived as Federer won the next three games to take a 3-2 lead. | AP
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A backhand from compatriot Warwinka into the net gave Federer a chance, and he seized it with a volley winner. | AP
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At 35, Federer had become one of the oldest ATP player to win one of the elite Masters titles, supplanting Andre Agassi who was 34 when he won in Cincinnati in 2004. | AP
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With Sunday's triumph in the all-Swiss final, Federer joined Novak Djokovic as the only men to win five Indian Wells titles. | AP
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He had earlier won the tournament in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2012. | AP
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