Djokovic steamrolls over Raonic

Novak Djokovic’s incredible dominance in the men’s game continued as he crushed Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

The top-ranked Serb, who has already won the Qatar and Australian Opens this year, was in red-hot form from the start and it soon became clear there was only going to be one winner.

Djokovic broke Raonic on two occasions to race out to a 4-0 lead in the first set and even though Raonic did manage to get on the board as the set progressed, he was never able to find a way back.

The Canadian wasn’t doing himself any favours either, managing a first-serve percentage of just 48, and he soon found himself one set down.

Djokovic was even more dominant in the second set as he claimed successive breaks to once again take a 4-0 lead. However, this time he didn’t take his foot off the pedal and claimed a third break before serving out for a routine victory.

The title is Djokovic’s fifth at Indian Wells, following victories in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2015, and is his third title in 2016.

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