Jose Garces, who once had a restaurant presence in Palm Springs at the Saguaro Hotel, is returning to the desert to participate in one of its tastiest events – Citi’s Taste of Tennis.
BNP Paribas Open slates kick-off event to tennis season at the Gardens on El Paseo Jan. 26.
For the fourth consecutive year, the BNP Paribas Open – has been voted the WTA Premier Mandatory Tournament of the Year, as determined by player vote.
It may have been some 40 years ago but tennis hall-of-famer Charlie Pasarell still remembers the last ATP tennis tournament played in Tucson before it was relocated to Mission Hills Country Club and the valley where it would grow to become the BNP Paribas Open. First of all, it wasn’t really even a tennis tournament. “They called it the American
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