See below the following dates of each round for the 2024 BNP Paribas Open:
The full daily schedule can also be viewed here.
Matches begin at 11:00am Pacific Standard Time each day, with the gates to the grounds opening at 10:00am.
Evening session ticket-holders can gain entry to the venue beginning at 4:30pm, with play for night matches typically begins at 6:00pm barring delays. The Indian Wells Tennis Garden closes one hour after the end of the final evening match.
The next day’s schedule/match times are released the prior evening. They are posted on the BNP Paribas Open website and social media channels as soon as they become available.
Daily match schedules are determined by the tournament referee, WTA Tour and ATP Tour supervisors, broadcasters and the tournament director each late afternoon/evening.
As a mandatory stop on the ATP and Hologic WTA Tour, the BNP paribas Open features the best players in the world. The 2023 player field was highlighted by Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff, Taylor Fritz, and many more stars.
The winningest champions in BNP Paribas Open history are two of the most recognizable names in the history of the sport: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. The Swiss and Serb are tied for the tournament record with five titles a piece, with Federer raising the trophy in ’04, ’05, ’06, ‘12 and ’17, while Djokovic earned the title in ’08, ’11, ’14, ’15 and ’16.
The full player field is typically released about a month prior to the start of the tournament in mid-February.
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Both men’s and women’s singles main draws feature 96 players, while each doubles draw features 32 teams.
Each singles qualifying draw features 48 players vying for 12 spots in the main draw.
The 32 seeded players (highest ranked players per the WTA Tour or ATP Tour ranking system) are placed on the draw: No. 1 is put on the first line, No. 2 on the last line and then the others in alternating order on pre-determined lines. Once the seeds are in place, the other players are drawn at random and placed on the empty lines starting at the top of the page and going down the draw until it is filled.
The BNP Paribas Open Draw ceremony takes place during qualifying days and is open to the public with the purchase of a $10 general admission ticket. Crowds gather at Stadium Plaza on the opening Monday of the tournament to see where players end up on the draw and get instant analysis/reactions.
All draws are digitally published and updated live on the BNP Paribas Open website.
A large physical draw is also displayed prominently on-site in Stadium Plaza and is updated each day as the tournament progresses.
Players practices are open to watch for fans with any ticket or grounds pass. Practice courts 1-20 are located on the south side of Stadium 1.
For locations of each practice court, please view our interactive venue map.
Daily practice court schedules are uploaded to the website for each day of the tournament. Those schedules can be viewed every morning by visiting this page.
A schedule of practice times is also displayed on information towers adjacent to the practice courts and can also be found on the mobile app.