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Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka Predictions & Tips - Badosa backed to win Indian Wells final

  • Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka preview, predictions & tips
  • The Indian Wells final is being played on Sunday (9pm BST)
  • Badosa has won in straight sets in her last 4 matches, all against Top 20 players
  • Can she stop Azarenka winning her third title at Indian Wells?
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Paula Badosa takes on Victoria Azarenka in the Indian Wells final (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 17 Oct 2021
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Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka Predictions


Paula Badosa has beaten four Top 20 players in a row at Indian Wells, winning all four in straight sets. Victoria Azarenka has won this tournament twice, can she make it three titles in California?
  • Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Paula Badosa Stats
  • Paula Badosa Form
  • Victoria Azarenka Stats
  • Victoria Azarenka Form
  • Live Stream
  • Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka Live Stream FAQ

  • Paula Badosa has won 10 of her last 12 completed matches.
  • Paula Badosa has won in straight sets in her last 4 matches against Top 20 players.
  • Paula Badosa has allowed 20 break points in her last 3 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won 11 of her last 13 matches.
  • Victoria Azarenka has allowed 25 break points in her last 3 matches.

Head to Head


This will be the first match between Paula Badosa and Victoria Azarenka.

Paula Badosa Stats


Nationality: Spain
Age: 23 (15 November 1997)
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 27
Career High: 26 (August 2021)
Career Singles Titles: 1
2021 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Indian Wells Best Result: First Appearance

Paula Badosa Form


Paula Badosa has been a big improver in 2021, winning her first WTA singles title in Belgrade in May.

The 23-year-old lost to Anett Kontaveit in the Ostrava Open second round but has turned on the form at Indian Wells.

Badosa beat Dayana Yastremska 6-4 2-6 6-2 before straight sets wins against four Top 20 players. She beat Cori Gauff, Barbora Krejcikova, Angelique Kerber and Ons Jabeur.

Victoria Azarenka Stats


Nationality: Belarus
Age: 32 (31 July 1989)
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 32
Career High: 1 (January 2012)
Career Singles Titles: 21
2021 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 (2012 & 2013 Australian Open)
Indian Wells Best Result: Winner (2012, 2016)

Victoria Azarenka Form


Victoria Azarenka hasn’t won a tournament in 2021. Her best results came in semi-finals appearances in Doha and Berlin.

The former world No. 1 won in straight sets in her first four matches at Indian Wells, a tournament she won in 2012 and 2016.

Azarenka beat Magda Linette, Petra Kvitova, Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Jessica Pegula before a 3-6 6-3 7-5 win against Jelena Ostapenko.

Live Stream


Watch Paula Badosa vs Victoria Azarenka in the Indian Wells final on Sunday (9pm BST).

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Verdict

Paula Badosa has regularly been beating Top 20 players and is playing with plenty of confidence. Victoria Azarenka is the favourite at Indian Wells, but I believe the value is with Badosa.

Best Bet: Paula Badosa Win Winner $2.20 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units

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