Become a part of the 2021 BNP Paribas Open! Share the same court with top players like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal, Ashleigh Barty and the 2019 defending champions Dominic Thiem and Bianca Andreescu.
As a part of the 2021 BNP Paribas Open you’ll also receive an official BNP Paribas Open tournament uniform and two complimentary BNP Paribas Open grounds passes for the entire tournament.
To qualify you must be at least 14 years old by the start of the tournament and a maximum age of 24.
Requirements to be a 2021 BNP Paribas Open Ball Crew
Before applying, please read the 2021 BNP Paribas Open requirements listed below. These requirements apply to both returning and new applicants:
2021 Training Session Schedule & Requirements
Everyone must receive ‘Tournament Ready’ status by completing the required Training Sessions at an approved BNP Paribas Open location from the following list:
Idaho Falls, ID
Indian Wells, CA (schedule listed below)
Salt Lake City, UT
Santa Barbara, CA
Thousand Oaks, CA
A minimum of four (4) training sessions are required.** You may need to attend more in order to receive “Tournament Ready” status by a Chairperson. Training schedules for all locations will be posted once confirmed (Indian Wells training dates are listed below).
**If you are 18 and older, “Tournament Ready” status may be achieved prior to completing 4 training sessions.
We strongly recommend choosing early dates to ensure you get all the training you need. This allows you to sign up for later dates should you need to cancel an earlier session or add additional training.
Please watch all Training Videos prior to attending your first training session. Training Videos are posted on the registration site.
Indian Wells Tennis Garden Training Dates (all times are 9:00am – 11:30am)
Saturday, September 11
Sunday, September 12
Saturday, September 18
Sunday, September 19
Saturday, September 25
Sunday, September 26
Attend a weekend Boot Camp** Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 8:30am to 1:00pm and Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 8:30am to 1:00pm in Temecula, CA. Boot Camp is only available for out of state/country applicants or by special request.
To apply for Boot Camp, please email email@example.com after you have submitted your application and completed all necessary registration requirements.
** Attending Boot Camp does not guarantee ‘Tournament Ready’ status. Ball Crew Chairs will help you schedule additional training sessions should they be required.
QUESTIONS? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.