Indian Wells, California

March 5-18, 2018

Marcos Giron

BNP Paribas Open Pre-Qualifier

Amateur men’s and women’s tennis players compete for a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying Event
February 8-11, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 BNP Paribas Open Pre-Qualifier Champions Ashley Kratzer and Evan Song, who have earned a spot in their respective draws of the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying Event, to be held March 5-7, 2018 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Ashley Kratzer (left) d. Pamela Montez 6-3, 6-4 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas Open Pre-Qualifier.
Evan Song (right) d. Henry Craig 6-2, 6-4 in the 2018 BNP Paribas Open Pre-Qualifier.
  • Dates: February 8-11, 2018
  • Location: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
  • Entry Fee: $50
  • 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 for the 3rd 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.

Players will be responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs. The Homewood Suites La Quinta, 45-200 Washington Street, La Quinta, CA 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.”

2018 spots are now filled. Entries are 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 more information, please contact Tom Fey, Director of Special Tennis Events, Indian Wells Tennis Garden at 760-200-8229 or tfey@iwtg.net.