iw17federer_wawrinka

iw17federer_wawrinka

Points won by each set: [ 30-22, 42-35 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
29 % Federer – 17 of 57
30 % Wawrinka – 22 of 72

Federer [10] has improved to 20-3 his H2H against Wawrinka [3]. Federer lost his serve at 30 at the beginning of the 2nd set (his only service dropped throughout the tournament), but quickly improved from 0:2 to 3:2, and converted his first match point with a firm forehand volley. “It’s been just a fairytale week once again,” said Federer. “I’m still on the comeback. I hope my body is going to allow me to keep on playing. I was very sad when I couldn’t come here last year. Just being here is a beautiful feeling. It’s one of my favorite tournaments. I came here for the first time 17 years ago. So to be here again as the champion is an amazing feeling.”

Federer’s route to his 90th title (5th Indian Wells):
2 Stephane Robert 6-2, 6-1
3 Steve Johnson 7-6(3), 7-6(4)
4 Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3
Q Nick Kyrgios w/o
S Jack Sock 6-1, 7-6(4)
W Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5

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