2017 Men's Singles Champion
Former NCAA champ Marcos Giron captured the BNP Paribas Challenge to get a qualifying wildcard, beating Evan Song 7-5 6-3.

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:

February 8 – February 11, 2018
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Entry Fee
Draw Size
64 Men and 64 Women – Entries will be limited to the first 64 men and 64 women who register.

• 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 & 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 & Information
Click below to register. 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 tfey@iwtg.net.


Maria Sanchez

2017 Women's Singles Champion
Maria Sanchez won 6-1 6-4 over Claire Liu to win the Women's Singles BNP Paribas Challenge and earn a qualifying wildcard.