Ljubicic breaks his Masters duck

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The Independent Online

Ivan Ljubicic won his first Masters 1000 title by upsetting seventh-seeded Andy Roddick 7-6 7-6 in the final of the Indian Wells ATP tournament last night. The big-serving Ljubicic, seeded 20th, fired down 20 aces and hit 42 winners to seal victory. Appearing in his fourth Masters final, the 31-year-old Croat clinched the second-set tiebreak 7-5. Roddick had saved three match points in the tiebreak after clawing his way back from 5-1 down.