BNP Paribas

The Grandest Slam

The annual BNP Paribas Tournament in Indian Wells is often referred to as professional tennis' unofficial fifth Grand Slam event. The guys behind it are not ones to be content with fifth.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

Each spring, they flock in record numbers to the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. That’s a long and fancy name. They should just call the whole thing Pasarell’s Palace. Starting March 8, and for the next 11 days, as many as 500,000 people will roll through the gates. The Palm Springs area will buzz. Restaurants will

novak djokovic

Federer Express is Back

Roger Federer will try to dethrone 6-time champ Novak Djokovic, while Serena Williams seeks her third title at BNP Paribas Open.

Site Staff Tennis

An injury kept Roger Federer out of last year’s BNP Paribas Open, but not in 2017. The world’s former No. 1 men’s player will have his shot at both the No. 1 and 2-ranked players, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, respectively, when the BNP runs March 6-19 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Federer is among seven former BNP Paribas