Thiem edges Federer to win Indian Wells

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net.

Thiem went on to beat Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 and win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, denying Federer a record sixth title in the desert.

"It just feels unreal what happened," Thiem said. "He's such a legend."

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1 N. Djokovic 10,990
2 R. Nadal 8,725
3 A. Zverev 6,630
4 D. Thiem 4,755
5 R. Federer 4,600
6 K. Nishikori 4,235
7 K. Anderson 4,115
8 J. Del Potro 3,585
9 J. Isner 3,485
10 S. Tsitsipas 3,160
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2 P. Kvitova 5,550
3 S. Halep 5,457
4 A. Kerber 5,315
5 E. Svitolina 5,225
6 S. Stephens 5,222
7 K. Pliskova 5,145
8 K. Bertens 4,995
9 A. Sabalenka 3,620
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