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Miami Open: Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal, Johanna Konta wins women's title

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Roger Federer clinched his 91st career title when he beat rival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in the Miami Open final on Sunday. Getty

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Roger Federer broke once in each set for his fourth consecutive victory over Rafael Nadal. AP

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Rafael Nadal still leads their career head-to-head record at 23-14, due to his superiority on clay. Federer, now a three-time Miami winner, leads 10-9 on hardcourt. AP

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Roger Federer celebrates after winning match point in the Miami Open final against Rafael Nadal. AP

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The win gives Roger Federer his 26th Masters 1000 title. This is also the third time he's won Indian Wells and Miami back-to-back and the first time since 2006. Getty

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In the women's singles final, 12th seed Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark was up against 10th seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain. AP

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Johanna Konta won the biggest title of her career when she beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final at the Miami Open on Saturday. AP

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Johanna Konta, who in June 2015 was the world number 146, climbs to seventh from 11th in the rankings - her highest yet. Getty

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India's Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic were upset by the Canadian-Chinese pair Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan in the Miami Open women's doubles final. Getty

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Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo defeated Americans Nicholas Monroe and Jack Sock 7-5, 6-3 to win the Miami Open men's doubles title. Getty


Published Date: Apr 03, 2017 16:23 PM | Updated Date: Apr 03, 2017 16:23 PM

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