Indian Wells 2020 – BNP Paribas Open
15 February 2020
Last updated: 23 March 2020 at 2:41 am
UPDATE!!! Due to the Corona Virus pandemic Indian Wells 2020 has been postponed and we await further information from ATP regarding if and when this tournament will be played.
Indian Wells Masters is the first 1000 ATP event of the year and one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments on the ATP calendar. The official tournament name is BNP Paribas Open after the main sponsor of the event BNP (Banque National de Paris) Paribas.
Indian Wells Masters was first played in 1987 and has since then been a returning event on the ATP tour. The charismatic German Boris Becker snatched the first two titles in -87 and -88. Federer and Djokovic are the most successful players with 5 titles each.
Dominic Thiem won his first ATP tour masters 1000 event at the Indian Wells 2019 masters. After reaching the Australian Open final 2020 (lost to Djokovic) he is one of the favorites to defend his Indian Wells Masters title together with the Big Three (Nadal, Djokovic & Federer).
The Winners of Indian Wells Masters 1987-2019
|2019||Dominic Thiem||2008||Novak Djokovic||1997||Michael Chang|
|2018||Juan Martín del Potro||2007||Rafael Nadal||1996||Michael Chang|
|2017||Roger Federer||2006||Roger Federer||1995||Pete Sampras|
|2016||Novak Djokovic||2005||Roger Federer||1994||Pete Sampras|
|2015||Novak Djokovic||2004||Roger Federer||1993||Jim Courier|
|2014||Novak Djokovic||2003||Lleyton Hewitt||1992||Michael Chang|
|2013||Rafael Nadal||2002||Lleyton Hewitt||1991||Jim Courier|
|2012||Roger Federer||2001||Andre Agassi||1990||Stefan Edberg|
|2011||Novak Djokovic||2000||Àlex Corretja||1989||Miloslav Mečíř|
|2010||Ivan Ljubičić||1999||Mark Philippoussis||1988||Boris Becker|
|2009||Rafael Nadal||1998||Marcelo Ríos||1987||Boris Becker|