It’s officially time to celebrate. Surging stars and unheralded newcomers have made their way to the first-ever fall edition of Tennis Paradise and are ready to begin their quest for a title in the desert.
18-year-old phenom and 2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu is soaking up the sun and ready to thrill the crowds during her first career trip to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
hey from the desert!🌵😆 pic.twitter.com/qZIOtOl7Iw
— Emma Raducanu (@EmmaRaducanu) October 3, 2021
Defending champion Bianca Andreescu has arrived in the desert, as she looks to replicate the career-defining success that made her a household name in tennis in 2019.
After more than 2 years we can finally enjoy tennis paradise again!!! Cheesin so hard you can’t even see my eyes lol 🥰 pic.twitter.com/fMNlF4hLCC
— Bianca (@Bandreescu_) October 2, 2021
Legendary icon Andy Murray and rapidly rising Russian Andrey Rublev took a moment to hang together on the practice courts, as they each prepare for their opening matchups.
Andy x Andrey 🔥#BNPPO21 @andy_murray @AndreyRublev97 pic.twitter.com/NwVqmQ9p0e
— BNP Paribas Open (@BNPPARIBASOPEN) October 5, 2021
Another rising Canadian sensation, Leylah Fernandez, is fresh off of her finals run in Flushing Meadows, and ready to make a run here in Tennis Paradise.
We’re here!!! @BNPPARIBASOPEN 🏜 pic.twitter.com/KVOq91xqYh
— leylahfernandez (@leylahfernandez) October 3, 2021
The Americans are officially in town as well, represented in part by 2018 tournament breakout star Amanda Anisimova.
Wassup @BNPPARIBASOPEN pic.twitter.com/EHQtStnami
— Amanda Anisimova (@AnisimovaAmanda) October 5, 2021