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Tennis leaders & enthusiasts on what they love most about BNP...

By Ryan Wolfington & Trenton Alenik

1. "Sushi @ NOBU while watching the best players in the world on the new Stadium 2."

-Fred Wilson, former CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue   

2. "World's Best Doubles Draw." 

- Broadcaster, Coach and Former Pro Darren Cahill 


3. "Tennis Talk with the popular & award winning Wayne Bryan." Sponsored by Jeffrey Scott Fine Magnetics

- College player Aphrah Brokaw

4. "Featuring John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Peter Fleming and Rick Leach. It’s amazing what Esurance does for tennis!  The sport is very lucky to have them!”

-Steve Bellamy, founder Tennis Channel, Ski Channel & Surf Channel
5. “BRYAN BROTHERS BAND" featuring Bob & Mike Bryan, Counting Crows drummer Jim Bogios, American Idol singer Michael Johns, musician and songwriter George Holdcroft, led by legendary coach Wayne Bryan, including impromptu comedy by Rita Rudner and songs by Molly Bergman & The Taylor Sisters.

- Todd Conley, Tennis Entrepreneur

Boxing Champ Victor Ortiz with Trent Alenik & Ryan Wolfington

6. "Seeing celebrities, legends, & leaders everywhere." Including Larry Ellison, Kevin Spacey, Laker Paul Casal, Former Sec. of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Rita Rudner, Elizabeth Shue, Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine World Champion Boxer Victor Ortiz, Nobu!, USTA President Dave Haggerty, Producer Martin Bergman & many of the top leaders in the game."

-Trenton Alenik, National USTA Parks & CTA Committee Member

7. "Technology": The New BNP Paribas Open App, Streaming, Wi-Fi, Challenge System on every court, & Practice Court listings.

                                  - Agent Jordan Butler
8. "The Grassy knoll, Shade everywhere, Closeness to the players & practice courts, world class landscaping, beautiful desert vistas and the easy going environment." 

-USTA Intermountain Executive Director Rob Scott

9. "Autograph sessions @ Tennis Warehouse" & USANA Health Sciences Booths.
                  -McKenzie Moffit


10. Last & Most Important: "Larry Ellison's celebrity and brilliant mind, making the fan experience and 'Buzz' the best it has ever been with new technology, world class upgrades and cutting edge ideas." 

-Ryan Wolfington, Writer of this piece for Inside Tennis Magazine, &
Honorable Mention - Top 5

1. Other new restaurants like Chop House, Piero’s PizzaVino, and Emirates Garden Club plus shops and exhibitors in the village.

2. BNP Paribas Challenge pre-qualifying tournament (Daniel Kosakowski won, then qualified and played in main draw!).

3. Seeing Vegas' own Sam Querrey's electrifying doubles matches with partner John Isner.

4. Witnessing up and coming American stars John Isner, Sloane Stevens, Lauren Davis, Ryan Harrison, Tim Smyczek, CoCo Vandeweghe, Taylor Townsend, and Madison Keys.

5. LAST & MOST: Witnessing the crowd pleasing doubles by Bob and Mike Bryan, the #1 doubles players in the world, who go above and beyond by signing countless autographs and making everyone love the game.
- "I took Bob and Mike here every year since they were 6 years old, they watched practices, matches, it was incredibly inspirational."

- "Champions take it in through their eyes, not their ears. You must see it before you can dream it, you must be passionate about it before you can achieve it!"

"If coaches and parents don't bring their children and league players to BNP I am going to report them to the District Attorney."


Click to see Coach Bryan's book


TEAM BRYAN Foundation youth thank Bob & Mike Bryan with a music video that highlights how the Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation helps their lives!

BNP Paribas Open 2016 
Ball Kids Program goes to BNP

250 deserving youth, families & pros

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WHAT'S FREE @ BNP: Great Free massages @ Indian Wells Booth and free two night stay certificates @ Wyndham Booth.
Tennis Warehouse Player Autograph Signings - Check the daily draw sheet on-site at the information booths, The Desert Sun newspaper
 and the Tennis Warehouse retail tent for daily listing of player autograph signings on-site.
BNP Paribas Open Championship Weekend – Saturday, March 15 & Sunday, March 16 
The final weekend is sure to be full of entertainment on and off the court with entertainment at the gates and throughout the grounds. Arrive early to ensure you get in on the gate giveaways (limited supplies).
Tennis Village Entertainment presented by KJJZ 102.3 – Friday, March 7 - Friday, March 14,5:00pm-7:00pm 
The Tennis Village comes alive each evening with live music and entertainment, perfect for a rest between matches while enjoying a meal from our food village vendors. Entertainment Schedule:
March 13 - Grand Slam
March 14 - Joe Baldino
Oracle Collegiate Tennis Challenge – Saturday, March 15 & Sunday, March 16
Come watch college tennis at the BNP Paribas Open featuring Baylor University, University of California Berkeley, University of Illinois and University of Tulsa. Play begins at 9:00am and free admission is for patrons with BNP Paribas Open tickets or event credentials for the respective date.
BNP Paribas Open Tri-Level Championships – Thursday, March 13 - Sunday, March 16
Tri-Level Championships, a doubles competition representing 17 different United States Tennis Association (USTA) Sections from around the country, will be held over the final weekend of the BNP Paribas Open. The members of the winning section will win a Fila product package, the official sportswear company of the BNP Paribas Open.  
“Tennis Talk” With the popular, award winning Wayne Bryan - Wednesday, March 5 - Friday, March 14 at 12:30pm-1:30pm, Tennis Garden Village Stage – Join our  host, Wayne Bryan and special guests throughout the week for lively tennis talk about player and matches. Answer the question of the day for a chance to win a Jeffrey Scott Fine Magnetic bracelet and other sponsor prizes. (times and days subject to change).
Stadium 1 Promotions – Join the fun! March 5-16!
Join us every morning when Stadium 1 opens at 10:00am for “Serve It Up” where lucky fans will have a chance to come on court and meet a player.  Then throughout the tournament, sponsors will engage fans to win prizes such as Indian Wells spa and dining certificates or Esurance t-shirts thrown by the Bryan Brothers. Pucker up for the City of Indian Wells Kiss Cam or the Dance Cam and you might see yourself on the “big screen” and much more.
USANA Health Sciences Booth - Wednesday, March 5 - Sunday, March 16.  Find out why over 160 WTA players trust their health to USANA.  Get a one-on-one personalized nutrition consultation to see what products are right for you. Customize your very own MyHealthPak. Sample some Rev3 to boost your energy before the game and some protein shakes & snacks to help with post-game recovery.  Come visit our booth today. We look forward to meeting you.
WTA Fan Zone Booth - Wednesday, March 5 - Sunday, March 16.
Have your free photo taken with the stars of the Women's Tour on a Singapore backdrop of your choice. Become a WTA Insider for a chance to win prizes!
Enter to Win! March 3 – 14, Audi Rancho Mirage will announce on Saturday, March 15 one lucky individual, who attended the BNP Paribas Open and registered, a stunning all-new 2015 Audi A3 with industry leading technology and signature design. Visit the Desert European Motorcars Indigo Auto Group display in the Garden Club Courtyard to enter to win and to see complete rules and registration details.
BNP Paribas Open Senior Cup – Monday, March 17 - Thursday, March 20
Join over 700 amateur players in a Senior (50 years of age and over) and Super Senior (60 years of age and over) Team Tennis Doubles Tournament. Divisions include Senior men 3.5 and 4.0 and Senior women 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0. Super Senior men and women 3.5 and 4.0. The event will be played at different country clubs and resorts in the Coachella Valley with the finals being held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Thursday, March 20. Information
*Events are subject to change.
Indian Wells Tennis Garden Tennis Collection
More than 13,000 square feet of the season’s most popular national tennis clothing and footwear brands plus official BNP Paribas Open souvenir items sold here.
Fila Retail Store
Visit the Fila store to check out the latest tennis, fitness and lifestyle fashions as well as Official BNP Paribas Open apparel, hats and tees. Make sure you try on Fila’s new performance tennis shoe the Sentinel! Worn by top WTA & ATP players, the Sentinel is one of the “must-have” tennis shoes this season. Also check out Fila’s new Heritage Collection designed by Ginny Hilfiger, debuting exclusively on March 6.
Tennis Warehouse
Visit Tennis Warehouse, located in the Tennis Garden Village, next to Stadium 2, and check out the latest racquets from HEAD and other top brands. Take advantage of tournament pricing and enter to win great prizes! Come hit with the latest racquets on a full-size demo court and get autographs from your favorite pro players at Tennis Warehouse throughout the BNP Paribas Open!
Trina Turk Trunk Show – Saturday, March 8-Sunday, March 9 10:00am-6pm
Shop local fashion designer Trina Turk’s latest Spring collections during the hosted trunk show on site. Trina’s inspiration comes from the poolside and cocktail party lifestyle of the desert!
Walk of Palms
Jeffrey Scott Fine Magnetics
Area West
City of Indian Wells
Eisenhower Medical Center
Emirates World Tour Challenge
Hayman and Summers
Steve Furgal’s International Tennis Tours
USANA Health Sciences
Area East
Academia Sanchez-Casal
AJ Sport
America’s Navy – A Global Force for Good
Authentic Tennis Memorabilia
Celebrity Cruises
Mike Sullivan Art
PlusBlue Solutions
USTA Southern California
Visit Palm Desert
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Area South
Icicles Eyewear
PlusBlue Solutions
Garden Club Courtyard
Desert European Motorcars indigo Auto Group
City of Indian Wells (putting green)
Restaurant Dining for Nobu, Chop House, Piero’s PizzaVino and Emirates Garden Club visit the Restaurant Page
Stadium 2 Upper Level
The Point Bar
Stadium 2 Ground Level
Open daily at 10:00a.m. 
Garden Club Courtyard
Michelob ULTRA Bar
Tennis Garden Village
Open daily at 10:00a.m.
Breakpoint Bistro
Baja Mex
Desert BBQ
Melissa’s Marketplace
Fish Market
Don Julio Bar
Stadium Plaza
Open daily at 10:00a.m
Tommy Bahama Bar
Michelob ULTRA Bar
A variety of concession stands are located around the Indian Wells Tennis Garden and in both Stadium 1 and Stadium 2.

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