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Return of 
the King

The dethroning 
of Roger Federer 
did not go 
as planned.

Kent Black BNP, Tennis

Starting with Wimbledon in 2003 and ending with Australia in 2018, Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles. He is a five-time winner at the BNP Paribas Open, which starts March 5.

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Kids Take Center Court at BNP Paribas Open

A bevy of activities give kids a chance to take over the courts at Indian Wells Tennis Gardens.

JIM POWERS BNP, Tennis

A bevy of activities give kids a chance to take over the courts at Indian Wells Tennis Gardens from receiving tennis instruction to wall climbing, face painting, and a visit from The Living Desert.

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Break Point

Staff Report Tennis

Starting with just two courts, The Racquet Club Palm Springs expanded with the addition of a pool, the famous Bamboo Bar, cottages, and more courts.

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Garden Party

BNP Paribas Open slates kick-off event to tennis season at Tthe Gardens on El Paseo Jan. 26.

Site Staff BNP, Tennis

BNP Paribas Open slates kick-off event to tennis season at the Gardens on El Paseo Jan. 26.

Classic photo of La Quinta Hotel tennis court

Order on the Court

While the brawl for bragging rights raged on between the Racquet Club and the Tennis Club in Palm Springs, a new champion was emerging in the east valley.

David Lansing BNP, Tennis, Valley

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