Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova meet on Sunday in the Indian Wells finals in a matchup between the No. 1 and No. 2 players in women's tennis. Below is a table listing all such matchups in women's tennis since over the past four years.
And here are the No. 1 vs. No2 matchups in men's tennis during the same time period.
There's a story to be told here about the differences in the recent histories of men's and women's tennis, but that's for another day. Let's enjoy watching Azarenka and Sharapova and giving our mute button a healthy workout.
- Maria Sharapova
- Victoria Azarenka