Djokovic Beats Top-Ranked Nadal At Indian Wells Final
INDIAN WELLS (AP) — Novak Djokovic beat top-ranked Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, keeping the Serbian undefeated this year.
Djokovic improved to 18-0, including victories at the Australian Open and in Dubai last month.
He will move into the No. 2 spot when the ATP Tour rankings are released Monday, having bumped Roger Federer down to third after he lost to Djokovic in the semifinals.
Nadal will remain No. 1 with a 14-3 record.
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