The 2012 Indian Wells Open is the 2nd MAJOR tournament of the “BIG 14″ in 2012 for the men’s professional tennis tour and the 3rd of the 14 MAJORS for women’s professional tennis. Indian Wells is a MAJOR tournament for both the men and women each year because it is 1 of only 4 WTA Premier Mandatory category events each year and 1 of 9 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 category events each year.
The official name of Indian Wells due to title sponsorship naming rights is the BNP Paribas Open. Follow Indian Wells on Twitter the official handle is @BNPParibasOpen and the official 2012 hashtag is #BNPPO12. To “Like” the official Facebook paste: http://www.facebook.com/BNPPARIBASOPEN into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
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The 2012 tournament is being held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California in the USA on Plexipave hard courts. The stadium court seats 16,100 people and is the second largest tennis stadium in the world behind Arthur Ashe Stadium. The men’s event is being held for the 37th time this year and the women’s event is being held for the 24th time.
This tournament runs from Monday 5 March to Sunday 18 March. The women’s singles qualifying event is being held on Monday and Tuesday March 5 and 6. The men’s singles qualifying event is being held on Tuesday and Wednesday March 6 and 7. The main draw singles event runs from Wednesday 7 March for the women and Thursday 8 March for the men through to the Final’s day on Sunday 18 March.
The 2011 women’s singles champion was Caroline WOZNIACKI who defeated Marion BARTOLI in the final 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to win her second straight Major singles title in 2011 and first Indian Wells title after being the runner-up in 2010. The 2011 men’s singles champion was Novak DJOKOVIC who defeated Rafael NADAL in the final 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to win his second Indian Wells singles title after capturing his first in 2008.
- Indian Wells 2012 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round
- Indian Wells 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round
- Indian Wells 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: Qualifying
- Indian Wells 2012 Women’s Singles Draw
- Indian Wells 2012 Women’s Schedule of Play
- Indian Wells 2012 Men’s Singles Draw: Qualifying
- Indian Wells 2012 Men’s Schedule of Play
- Indian Wells 2012 Men’s Singles Draw
- Indian Wells Open 2011
- Indian Wells 2011 Men’s Singles Draw
- Indian Wells 2011 Women’s Singles Draw
- Indian Wells 2011 Women’s Schedule of Play
- Indian Wells 2011 Men’s Schedule of Play
- Indian Wells Men’s Major Tournament
- Indian Wells Women’s Major Tournament
- Indian Wells Open 2010
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