BNP Paribas Open, what is it? It is the first ATP 1000 event of the season that takes place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California. It is played on hard court and directed by former top tennis player Tommy Haas.It first began play in 1976. Defending champion Cameron Norrie will return to play in this event. as all of the Top 2o players in the world are entered.
BNP Paribas Open- History
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have each won five single titles and in 1017, Federer was the oldest champion at age 35. Boris Becker, way bzck in 1987 is the youngest to win a title and that tender age of 19.Sven times the #1 seed has came away with the title. It first done in 1976 by Jimmy Connors. Larry Stefanski was the lowest ranked champion at #143 in 1985.
BNP Paribas Open – Prizes and Points
Winner: $1,231,245 / 1,000 points
Finalist: $646,110 / 600 points
Semi-finalist: $343,985 / 360 points
Quarter-finalist: $179,940 / 180 points
Round of 16: $94,575 / 90 points
Round of 32: $54,400 / 45 points
Round of 64: $30,130 / 25 points
Round of 96: $18,200 / 10 points
BNP Paribas Open- Predictions
Danill Medvedev is the current #1 seed on the world and this is the first event he is playing since he attained that ranking. In his previous four times at the event, he has never gotten past the fourth round. Nadal, Audrey Rublevs, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini and Hubert Hurkacz are on the scope to watch as potential winners.
Take on Women’s Side Iga Swiatek (+550) Longshot (Value Bet) Elina Svitolina (+2500)
New 3/8/22– Women’s #1 in the world, Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from this event due to concerns about her body not healing fast enough.
Take on Men’s Side Rafael Nadal (+350) Value Bet Audrey Rublev (+2200).