Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina to share private jet for Miami

Naomi Osaka routed Daria Kasatkina of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open in a matchup of 20-year-old rising stars and earn the first title of her career.

The win is Osaka's first title at any level of tennis and will see her move up to a career-high of 22nd in the world rankings.

Kasatkina had beaten the likes of Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams to reach the biggest final of her career, but fell short in the battle of the 20-year-olds. Whereas, Kasatkina edges closer than ever to a top-10 debut, finding herself at the 11th spot after a terrific fortnight.

Mar 18, 2018; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Naomi Osaka (JPN) with the championship trophy after she defeated Daria Kasatkina (not pictured) in the women's finals in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

"I think we were both nervous at the beginning, because the biggest finals so far, " Kasatkina said.

BC-TEN-Osaka Rising, 477 Naomi Osaka on her way up with first pro tennis titleAP Photo IDW101, IDW107, IDW105, IDW109, IDW110Eds: With AP Photos. "She's hitting her forehand, backhand, so she's really tough". The Czech, ranked 5th in the world, had no answer for Osaka in their last eight match up, as the 21-year-old hit her off the court, recording a 6-2 6-3 win.

"I wasn't that aggressive, " Osaka said. It doesn't get much better than that.

Taking on Daria Kasatkina in the finals at Indian Wells, Naomi Osaka and her opponent made it sure that we would witness a new name in the winner's circle.

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Kasatkina paid the price for being too tentative at the start of the second, Osaka on a mission as she broke in clinical fashion and held to lead 2-0. "I was just more consistent".

This title means that Osaka is the youngest champion since Ana Ivanovic, who won here back in 2008. Bajin specialises in staying positive and fighting for every point, which is Osaka's primary motive to making her game effective.

"Um, hello ... I'm Naom ... oh never mind".

"This is probably going to be the worst acceptance speech of all time", said Osaka, who has a Japanese mother and a Haitian father.

Osaka has impressed a lot this week with her mental fortitude throughout the tournament, but admitted that she had to keep a calm façade.

The 20-year-old from Japan had prepared, knowing what she was going to say and in what order. And it guaranteed a new career high of No11, and No9 should she win the title.

Del Potro survived three-setters against countryman Leonardo Mayer in the fourth round and Philipp Kohlschreiber in the quarterfinals.

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