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How Roger Federer Won Indian Wells: All The Numbers Of The Final

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by Filippo Scala

Tennis - An in-depth analysis of the last act of the 2017 BNP Paribas Open

Roger Federer has clinched the 25th Masters 1000 title of his glorious career continuing in what is his best start of a season since 2004.

The 18th-time Grand Slam champion has beaten fellow country-man Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 in 1 hour and 20 minutes of pretty good tennis in Indian Wells. So let's take a look at Roger's stats to see where and how the match was won.

In the first set Roger's serve was close to perfection. The Swiss only dropped 4 points in 5 service games and registered a very high percentage of first serves in, 75%, winning 83% of points on both first and second serve.

Roger hit 1 ace and 4 service winners with no double faults. From the baseline Federer hit 5 winners (2 forehand and 3 backhands) and 6 unforced errors (2 forehand and 4 backhands). When he came at the net, the World No.9 (No. 6 on Monday) was impeccable with 100% of points won thanks to 3 volley and 2 smash winners.

Federer capitalized on the first break point that Wawrinka conceded, in the 10th game. to claim a set where he managed to allow Wawrinka only 2 winners from the baseline.

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