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.


BNP Paribas Open is All About the Tennis

Have the bug to hit the courts? We recommend four public places to play.

Emily Chavous Tennis

Tennis fiends are gearing up for the unofficial “fifth major,” the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, March 5-18, in Indian Wells.


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

roger federer

And the Best Everer

Roger Federer, at 35, became the oldest champion at the BNP Paribas Open, surpassing by four years and two months Jimmy Connors, who won in 1984, at 31.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

elena vesnina

Swiss Banks Win at Paribas

Elena Vesnina did the unexpected, outlasting the eighth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova in a grueling three-hour match to win the BNP Paribas Open women's title.

Bill Dwyre Tennis