Elena Rybakina, the first racket of Kazakhstan, became the champion of the Indian Wells WTA 1000 tournament. In the final, the Kazakhstani tennis player met with the 2nd racket of the world, the representative of Belarus, Arina Sobolenko, reported the national portal "Adyrna".
E. Rybakina won the tie-break in the first game, which lasted for one hour and 20 minutes and was contested - 7:6 (13:11).
She did not let go in the second set either - 6:4.
During the competition, which lasted more than two hours, Elena made 7 aces and used 3 out of 10 break points. A. Sobolenko was limited to 4 aces, 2 breaks (6 break points).
Thus, E. Rybakina, who became the winner of the WTA 1000 competition for the first time, returned the loss she lost to A. Sobolenko in the final of the Australian Open Championship.
Also, for the first time in her sports career, Elena Rybakina rose to the seventh place in the world ranking.