Spectacular Conclusion to BNP Paribas Open

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The 2016 BNP Paribas Open came to a spectacular conclusion on Sunday with some expected results and some huge upsets. Novak Djokovic, the number one player in the world, defeated Rafael Nadal in the semifinals and then thrashed Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-0 in the men’s final. This is his record setting fifth championship in the Indian Wells tournament. Serena Williams, the reigning number one female player, was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by 2012 BNP Champion 14 seed, Victoria Azarenka in an upset. In women’s doubles, Orange County resident Coco Vandeweghe teamed with Bethanie Mattek-Sands to win their first Women’s Tennis Association double’s title together. They defeated Karoline Pliskova and Julia Goerges.

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Novak Djokovic hits the ball during a match as he claimed his fifth BNP title. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Novak Djokovic hits the ball during a match as he claimed his fifth BNP title.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Rafael Nadal reaches for the ball, but ultimately falls short in his match against Novak Djokovic. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Rafael Nadal reaches for the ball, but ultimately falls short in his match against Novak Djokovic.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Milos Raonic makes a final push in the finals, but ultimately lost to Novak Djokovic. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Milos Raonic makes a final push in the finals, but ultimately lost to Novak Djokovic.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Serena Williams in action before she was defeated by Victoria Azarenka. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Serena Williams in action before she was defeated by Victoria Azarenka.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Coco Vandeweghe and Bethanie Mattek-Sands, the women's doubles champions, pose for photos with their trophy. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Coco Vandeweghe and Bethanie Mattek-Sands, the women’s doubles champions, pose for photos with their trophy.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Victoria Azarenka enjoying her BNP Paribas Baccarat Crystal trophy. — Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
Victoria Azarenka enjoying her BNP Paribas Baccarat Crystal trophy.
— Photo by Lawrence Sherwin ©
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