Djokovic beats Federer for Indian Well title

Sun Mar 22, 2015 7:56pm EDT
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INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic defended his Indian Wells title, beating Roger Federer 6-3 6-7 6-2 in the final of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday.

Federer fought back in the second set, winning the tie-break with the help of three double-faults from the Serb but Djokovic recovered in the deciding set for his fourth triumph at Indian Wells and 50th ATP win.

(Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Gene Cherry)

Mar 21, 2015; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Novak Djokovic (SRB) during his semi final match against Andy Murray (GBR) during the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports