2018 BNP PARIBAS OPEN PREQUALIFIER
The 2018 BNP Paribas Open Prequalifier is designed to provide interested men and women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event. A description of the event format follows:
PREQUALIFIER – MEN AND WOMEN
Dates: February 8 – February 11, 2018
Location: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Entry Fee: $50
Draw Size: 64 Men and 64 Women – Entries will be limited to the first 64 men and 64 women who register.
Format: First round through semifinal matches will be the best of three sets with a 10-point match tiebreak
being played in lieu of a third set.
Final matches will be the best of three sets.
Champions will advance to the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event to be held March 5 – 7, 2018.
TRANSPORTATION AND HOTEL
Players will be responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs. The Homewood Suites La Quinta, 45-200 Washington Street, La Quinta, California 92253 is offering a special rate and is located across the street from the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The special rate is $149.00 plus taxes per night and includes a daily buffet breakfast. To book a room at this rate please call the hotel directly at 760-391-4600 and use reservation code “PRE”.
REGISTRATION, DEADLINE AND INFORMATION
Online registration will open Monday, January 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm PST. Entries will be received on a first come, first served basis, with a total of 64 spots available for men and 64 spots available for women. All entries and fees must be received by Wednesday, January 31, 2018. For information please contact Tom Fey, Director of Special Tennis Events, Indian Wells Tennis Garden at 760-200-8229 or email@example.com