World No. 21 David Goffin and American Taylor Fritz have completed the eight player field for the first-ever Eisenhower Cup presented by Masimo – a one-night Tie Break Tens event scheduled for Tuesday, March 5 during the 2019 BNP Paribas Open.
The field is led by World No. 2, 17-time Major Champion and three-time BNP Paribas Open Champion Rafael Nadal and also includes top 10 ranked players Dominic Thiem and Marin Cilic, World No. 14 Milos Raonic, World No. 23 Gael Monfils, and three-time Major Champion Stan Wawrinka.
The fast-paced, innovative Tie Break Tens format consists of first to ten-point tie break matches. The event will be an eight player single elimination draw, with a total of seven matches being held during the course of the evening. The Eisenhower Cup presented by Masimo will begin at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $25. All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit four local charities: the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Eisenhower Health, Bighorn Golf Club Charities, and Family YMCA of the Desert.
“We are thrilled to have the Eisenhower Cup presented by Masimo kickoff the BNP Paribas Open and raise funds for local charities.” said Tommy Haas, BNP Paribas Open Tournament Director. “It’s going to be a special evening that will be a terrific way to begin this year’s tournament.”
For more information and to purchase tickets visit bnpparibasopen.com/eisenhower-cup.