Paula Badosa has made history for Spanish tennis by becoming the first player to win the title at the WTA 1,000 in Indian Wells., one of the great tournaments on the women’s calendar outside the Grand Slam category, after defeating Belarusian Victoria Azarenka in the final of the tournament.

Badosa’s victory not only allows her to win what to date is the most important title of her career at 23 years of age, but it also allows her to add 1,000 points towards the WTA ranking. and in the race to the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, where the eight best tennis players of the season will meet.

The success of Paula Badosa not only lies in the Spanish tennis player at a sporting level, but it will also do so at an economic level since Badosa will pocket $ 1,209,730 (more than 1,045,000 euros) as the champion of the BNP Paribas Open, the 2021 Indian Wells WTA 1,000.

For his part, and despite the defeat, Victoria Azarenka will also be rewarded for her great performance at the WTA 1,000 in Indian Wells. The Belarusian tennis player will pocket $ 640,000 (553,000 euros) and will add 650 points in the WTA ranking after being a finalist in Indian Wells in a match that, for many, is already the best of the year 2021 on the women’s circuit.

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