When: March 9th - March 22nd, 2009 Where: Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California Visit Website
PAST EVENT: JUST WRAPPED UP WITH GREAT SUCCESS! MAKE SURE TO COME VISIT US NEXT YEAR. Taking Place March 9th - March 22nd. BNP Paribas Open is an ATP Masters Series and Sony Ericsson WTA Tier 1 tour event. It is the 5th largest event in attendance next to the four Grand Slam tournaments. Held in the second largest tennis stadium in the world (stadium capacity: 16,100) at Indian Wells, CA, the BNP Paribas Open showcases the combined talents of both the best professional women and men tennis players. It is the world's fifth largest tennis event, and features a purse of over $5 million. The WTA Tour (women) main draw includes 96 top professionals (plus 48 qualifiers) and will compete over a two-week period. The ATP (men) main draw expanded in 2004 to a 96-draw, ten-day event and will compete simultaneously with the women.