The BNP Paribas Open, is the largest combined (men and women) ATP World Tour and WTA Premier tennis tournament in the world. Only Wimbledon, the Australian Open, the French Open, the U.S. Open, are larger in attendance and prize money. The City of Indian Wells hosts this premier event which is held at the prestigious Indian Wells Tennis Garden featuring the second largest tennis stadium in the world with 16,100 seats. The Arthur Ashe stadium home to the US Open located in Flushing Meadow New York is larger. Considered one of the most beautiful and fan-friendly tennis venues tennis enthusiasts travel to Indian Wells from all over the world to watch the best players in the sport compete in early March.
A variety of ticket packages including Series seats, daily and evening tickets remain on sale throughout the BNP Paribas Open: however, better seating options are available by purchasing advance tickets. Luxurious stadium suites are available on a limited basis, allowing fans to enjoy the tournament in a private, air-conditioned suite. Featured amenities include indoor and outdoor seating, a full-time hostess, flat screen television, and optional catering. The year-round box office is located on the north side of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden (link this to IWTG.net) 78-200 Miles Avenue. For more information, call 800.999.1585 or visit www.bnpparibasopen.com.