BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)

The BNP Paribas Open is a tennis tournament that usually takes place in March each year in Indian Wells, California, USA.

The tournament is a combined ATP/WTA event with an ATP 1000 and WTA 1000 tournament being played concurrently.

BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)

2023 BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)

Location:Indian Wells, California, USA
Tour Level:ATP 1000 and WTA 1000
Court Surface:Outdoor hardcourt
Defending Champion(s):Taylor Fritz (Men’s Singles), John Isner and Jack Sock (Men’s Doubles) Iga Swiatek (Women’s Singles), Yang Zhaoxuan and Xu Yifan (Women’s Doubles)
Draw Size:128 Singles, 32 Doubles

The Indian Wells Tennis tournament is one of the biggest ATP tennis tournaments held during the year with some fans calling it the 5th grand slam.

The tournament is played on outdoor hard courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden with the biggest stadium court in the complex having a capacity of approximately 16,000 tennis fans.

The tournament usually takes place in the first two weeks of March with the Miami Open being played in the last two weeks of March.

Players who manage to win both tournaments are said to have completed the “Sunshine Double”.

Over the years, a number of players have been able to achieve the sunshine double including Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, and Kim Clijsters.

Dates

The 2023 ATP and WTA Tournaments will take place over two weeks from the 6th to the 19th of March 2023, with qualifying taking place on the 6th and 7th of March.

The Arizona Tennis Classic will be held in the second week for ATP players who lose in the first week in Indian Wells.

Tickets

Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Indian Wells are now on sale through the official tournament website.

There will be free entry to the qualifying matches on the 6th and 7th of March with single-session ticket prices for other days starting at $30.

Players

The official entry list for the 2023 tournament will not be released until closer to the start of the tournament but below is a selection of players who played in the women’s and men’s singles tournaments in 2022.

2022 ATP Indian Wells Entry List

  1. Daniil Medvedev
  2. Alexander Zverev
  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  4. Rafael Nadal
  5. Matteo Berrettini
  6. Andrey Rublev
  7. Casper Ruud
  8. Felix Auger-Aliassime
  9. Jannik Sinner
  10. Hubert Hurkacz
  11. Denis Shapovalov
  12. Cameron Norrie
  13. Aslan Karatsev
  14. Diego Schwartzman
  15. Pablo Carreno Busta
  16. Roberto Bautista Agut
  17. Gael Monfils
  18. Taylor Fritz
  19. Cristian Garin
  20. Nikoloz Basilashvili
  21. Lorenzo Sonego
  22. Reilly Opelka
  23. Marin Cilic
  24. Grigor Dimitrov
  25. John Isner
  26. Borna Coric
  27. Daniel Evans
  28. Karen Khachanov
  29. Carlos Alcaraz
  30. Alexander Bublik
  31. Albert Ramos-Vinolas
  32. Frances Tiafoe
  33. Alex de Minaur
  34. Lloyd Harris
  35. Filip Krajinovic
  36. Dusan Lajovic
  37. Marton Fucsovics
  38. Fabio Fognini
  39. Ugo Humbert
  40. Federico Delbonis
  41. Tommy Paul
  42. Sebastian Korda
  43. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
  44. David Goffin
  45. Ilya Ivashka
  46. Mackenzie McDonald
  47. Benoit Paire
  48. Botic van de Zandschulp
  49. Dominik Koepfer
  50. Soonwoo Kwon
  51. Jenson Brooksby
  52. James Duckworth
  53. Laslo Djere
  54. Adrian Mannarino
  55. Jan-Lennard Struff
  56. Maxime Cressy
  57. Arthur Rinderknech
  58. Pedro Martinez
  59. Tallon Griekspoor
  60. Lorenzo Musetti
  61. Miomir Kecmanovic
  62. Federico Coria
  63. Alexei Popyrin
  64. Gianluca Mager
  65. Benjamin Bonzi
  66. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
  67. Hugo Gaston
  68. Marcos Giron
  69. Emil Ruusuvuori
  70. Alex Molcan
  71. Pablo Andujar
  72. Pablo Cuevas
  73. Sebastian Baez
  74. Aljaz Bedene
  75. Mikael Ymer

2022 WTA Indian Wells Entry List

  1. Aryna Sabalenka
  2. Karolina Pliskova
  3. Paula Badosa
  4. Garbiñe Muguruza
  5. Maria Sakkari
  6. Iga Swiatek
  7. Anett Kontaveit
  8. Ons Jabeur
  9. Elena Rybakina
  10. Emma Raducanu
  11. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  12. Elina Svitolina
  13. Jessica Pegula
  14. Victoria Azarenka
  15. Angelique Kerber
  16. Leylah Fernandez
  17. Cori Gauff
  18. Daria Kasatkina
  19. Simona Halep
  20. Petra Kvitova
  21. Belinda Bencic
  22. Jelena Ostapenko
  23. Elise Mertens
  24. Tamara Zidansek
  25. Madison Keys
  26. Veronika Kudermetova
  27. Camila Giorgi
  28. Sorana Cirstea
  29. Sara Sorribes Tormo
  30. Clara Tauson
  31. Liudmila Samsonova
  32. Jil Teichmann
  33. Viktorija Golubic
  34. Alizé Cornet
  35. Marketa Vondrousova
  36. Ajla Tomljanovic
  37. Amanda Anisimova
  38. Yulia Putintseva
  39. Tereza Martincova
  40. Ekaterina Alexandrova
  41. Katerina Siniakova
  42. Magda Linette
  43. Shelby Rogers
  44. Jasmine Paolini
  45. Camila Osorio
  46. Nuria Parrizas
  47. Marta Kostyuk
  48. Alison Van Uytvanck
  49. Anhelina Kalinina
  50. Ana Konjuh
  51. Alison Riske
  52. Irina-Camelia Begu
  53. Sloane Stephens
  54. Jaqueline Cristian
  55. Madison Brengle
  56. Ann Li
  57. Elena-Gabriela Ruse
  58. Kaia Kanepi
  59. Arantxa Rus
  60. Karolina Muchova
  61. Andrea Petkovic
  62. Mayar Sherif
  63. Shuai Zhang
  64. Maryna Zanevska
  65. Caroline Garcia
  66. Petra Martic
  67. Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  68. Danka Kovinic
  69. Beatriz Haddad
  70. Rebecca Peterson
  71. Anastasia Potapova
  72. Misaki Doi
  73. Clara Burel

Schedule

Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament, with the 1st round of the WTA singles tournament starting on Wednesday, the 8th of March, and the 1st round of the ATP singles tournament starting on Thursday, the 9th of March.

DateRound
Monday, 6 Match 2023ATP and WTA Qualifying
Tuesday, 7 March 2023ATP and WTA Qualifying
Wednesday, 8 March 2023WTA 1st Round
Thursday, 9 March 2023WTA 1st Round and ATP 1st Round
Friday, 10 March 2023WTA 2nd Round and ATP 1st Round
Saturday, 11 March 2023WTA 2nd Round and ATP 2nd Round
Sunday, 12 March 2023WTA 3rd Round and ATP 2nd Round
Monday, 13 Match 2023WTA 3rd Round and ATP 3rd Round
Tuesday, 14 March 2023WTA 4th Round and ATP 3rd Round
Wednesday, 15 March 2023WTA Quarterfinals and ATP 4th Round
Thursday, 16 March 2023WTA and ATP Quarterfinals
Friday, 17 March 2023WTA Semifinals and ATP Quarterfinals
Saturday, 18 March 2023WTA Doubles Finals, ATP Doubles Final, and ATP Semifinals
Sunday, 19 March 2023WTA and ATP Singles Finals

Draw

The draw for the 2023 tournament will be made the week before the start of the tournament.

If you are looking for the draws for the 2022 tournaments, they are available to download from the ATP Tour and WTA Tour websites.

In 2022, the number 1 in the men’s event was Daniil Medvedev while in the women’s event, Barbora Krejcikova was due to be the number 1 seed but she pulled out of the tournament at the last minute due to a knee injury and was replaced in the draw by Alize Cornet.

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The Indian Wells tennis tournament is one of an increasing number of tournaments where there is equal prize money for the men’s and women’s events.

Prize money at all levels in 2022 except for first round losers saw an increase from the prize money awarded at the 2021 tournament.

Full details in relation to the prize money for the 2023 tournament have not been released yet but below is the prize money that was awarded to players in 2022.

Men’s Singles

The winner of the Men’s Singles Event in 2022 received $1,242,025 and 1000 ranking points, with the runner up receiving $665,330 and 600 ranking points.

Performance$ATP Points
Winner$1,242,0251000
Finalist$665,330600
Semifinalist$343,985360
Quarterfinalist$179,940180
4th Round$94,57590
3rd Round$54,40045
2nd Round$30,13025
1st Round$17,57510

Men’s Doubles

The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $426,000 and 1000 ATP points, with the runner ups receiving $225,980 and 600 ATP points.

Performance$ATP Points
Winners$426,0001000
Finalists$225,980600
Semifinalists$120,520360
Quarterfinalists$61,100180
2nd Round$32,63090
1st Round$17,5800

Women’s Singles

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $1,242,025 and 1000 WTA points, with the runner up receiving $665,330 and 650 WTA points.

Performance$WTA Points
Winner$1,242,0251000
Finalist$665,330650
Semifinalist$343,985390
Quarterfinalist$179,940215
4th Round$94,575120
3rd Round$54,40065
2nd Round$30,13035
1st Round$17,5751

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $426,000 and 1000 points, with the runner ups receiving $225,980 and 650 points.

Performance$WTA Points
Winners$426,0001000
Finalists$225,980650
Semifinalists$120,520390
Quarterfinalists$61,100215
2nd Round$32,630120
1st Round$17,58010

Past Winners and Runner Ups

Past champions of the WTA event include Serena Williams, Steffi Graf, and Monica Seles while past champions of the ATP event include Rafael Nadal, Juan Martín del Potro, and Roger Federer.

Federer and Djokovic currently hold the record for most singles titles with five titles each.

Men’s Singles Winners and Runner Ups

Taylor Fritz is the defending champion in the Men’s Singles event following his victory over Rafael Nadal in the 2022 Men’s Singles final (6-3, 7-6).

Roger Federer is the most successful male player as he has won 5 singles titles (2017, 2012, 2006, 2005, and 2004) and been a runner up four times (2019, 2018, 2015, and 2014)

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Taylor FritzRafael Nadal6-3, 7-6
2021Cameron NorrieNikoloz Basilashvili3–6, 6–4, 6–1
2020N/AN/ATournament not held
2019Dominic ThiemRoger Federer3–6, 6–3, 7–5
2018Juan Martín del PotroRoger Federer6–4, 6–7, 7–6
2017Roger FedererStan Wawrinka6–4, 7–5
2016Novak DjokovicMilos Raonic6–2, 6–0
2015Novak DjokovicRoger Federer6–3, 6–7, 6–2
2014Novak DjokovicRoger Federer3–6, 6–3, 7–6
2013Rafael NadalJuan Martín Del Potro4–6, 6–3, 6–4
2012Roger FedererJohn Isner7–6, 6–3

The above list of previous winners of the Men’s Singles event goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.

Men’s Doubles

John Isner and Jack Sock are the current champions in the men’s doubles event after beating Santiago Gonzalez and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 7–6, 6-3 in the 2022 Men’s doubles final.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
2022John Isner and Jack SockSantiago Gonzalez and Edouard Roger-Vasselin7-6, 6-3
2021John Peers and Filip PolášekAslan Karatsev and Andrey Rublev6–3, 7–6
2020N/AN/ATournament not Held
2019Nikola Mektić and Horacio ZeballosŁukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo4–6, 6–4, 10–3
2018John Isner and Jack SockBob Bryan and Mike Bryan7-6, 7–6
2017Raven Klaasen and Rajeev RamŁukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo6–7, 6–4, 10–8
2016Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas MahutVasek Pospisil and Jack Sock6–3, 7–6
2015Vasek Pospisil and Jack SockSimone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini6–4, 6–7, 10–7
2014Bob Bryan and Mike BryanAlexander Peya and Bruno Soares6–4, 6–3
2013Bob Bryan and Mike BryanTreat Conrad Huey and Jerzy Janowicz6–3, 3–6, 10–6
2012Marc López and Rafael NadalJohn Isner and Sam Querrey6–2, 7–6

The above list of previous winners of the Men’s Doubles event goes back to 2012. For a full list, check the official ATP Tour website.

Women’s Singles

Iga Swiatek is the current champion in the women’s singles event after beating Maria Sakkari 6-4, 6-1 in the 2022 women’s singles final.

A number of players have won the women’s singles event a total of 2 times including Martina Navratilova, Mary Joe Fernández, Steffi Graf, Lindsay Davenport, Serena Williams, Kim Clijsters, Daniela Hantuchová, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Iga SwiatekMaria Sakkari6-4, 6-1
2021Paula BadosaVictoria Azarenka7-6, 6-3
2020Simona HalepElena Rybakina3–6, 6–3, 7–6
2019Belinda BencicPetra Kvitová6–3, 1–6, 6–2
2018Elina SvitolinaDaria Kasatkina6–4, 6–0
2017Elina SvitolinaCaroline Wozniacki6–4, 6–2
2016Sara ErraniBarbora Strýcová6–0, 6–2
2015Simona HalepKarolína Plíšková6–4, 7–6
2014Venus WilliamsAlizé Cornet6–3, 6–0
2013Petra KvitováSara Errani6–2, 1–6, 6–1
2012Agnieszka RadwańskaJulia Görges7–5, 6–4

The above list of previous winners of the women’s singles event goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official WTA Tour website.

Women’s Doubles

Yang Zhaoxuan and Xu Yifan are the current champions in the women’s doubles event after beating Asia Muhammad and Ena Shibahara 7-5, 7-6 in the 2022 women’s doubles final.

Lisa Raymond holds the record for most doubles titles with seven titles to her name (1994, 1995, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, and 2012).

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
2022Yang Zhaoxuan and Xu YifanAsia Muhammad and Ena Shibahara7-5, 7-6
2021Hsieh Su-wei and Elise MertensVeronika Kudermetova and Elena Rybakina7–6, 6–3
2020N/AN/ATournament not held
2019Elise Mertens and Aryna SabalenkaBarbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková6–3, 6–2
2018Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora StrýcováEkaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina6–4, 6–4
2017Chan Yung-jan and Martina HingisLucie Hradecká and Kateřina Siniaková7–6, 6–2
2016Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Coco VandewegheJulia Görges and Karolína Plíšková4–6, 6–4, 10–6
2015Martina Hingis and Sania MirzaEkaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina6–3, 6–4
2014Hsieh Su-wei and Peng ShuaiCara Black and Sania Mirza7–6, 6–2
2013Ekaterina Makarova and Elena VesninaNadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik6–0, 5–7, 10–6
2012Liezel Huber and Lisa RaymondSania Mirza and Elena Vesnina6–2, 6–3

The above list of previous winners of the women’s doubles event goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official WTA Tour website.