On a perfect weather Sunday, Victoria Azarenka and Paula Badosa took the court at 1 p.m. for the final time at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. These two women were sharing the same goal but had taken a different path to this final destination.
This year's October playing of the BNP Paribas Open finished on Sunday, ending the unprecedented two-week tennis tournament at Indian Wells. The women's final featured two-time tournament champion Victoria Azarenka and the Spaniard Paula Badosa.
There are four players competing to not only win the tournament at Indian Wells but to make it to the finals here for the first time as well. Coming into the BNP Paribas at Indian Wells, the fantasy matches everyone was looking forward to included the likes of Daniil Medvedev,
Rain showers hit the Indian Wells Tennis Garden around 6:30 p.m., Monday, forcing a nearly two-hour suspension in play at the BNP Paribas Open. The moisture was part of a cold front moving into the Coachella Valley and was preceded by strong,