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Azarenka eases past Sharapova for Indian Wells title

Indian Wells, CA (Sports Network) - Victoria Azarenka remained perfect on the season as she rolled over Maria Sharapova in the final match of the $5.535 million BNP Paribas Open Sunday.

The top-seeded Azarenka cruised to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over the second-seeded Sharapova at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden to improve to 23-0 this season.

Azarenka is now 5-3 in her career against Sharapova.

The Belarusian dominated the match, converting on 6-of-12 break opportunities while also being aided by the Russian's three double faults.

It was a rematch of the Australian Open final, which Azarenka also won in straight sets. She collected $1 million with the victory.

03/18 16:12:44 ET