Halep battles back to claim Indian Wells crown

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Posted: Mar 22, 2015 5:13 PM

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep won the BNP Paribas title with a 2-6 7-5 6-4 comeback victory over Serbia's Jelena Jankovic at Indian Wells on Sunday.

Jankovic served for the title at 5-4 up in the second but Halep, the world number three, battled back for the biggest title win of her career.

(Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Gene Cherry)