The two main stadiums dominate an aerial view at Indian Wells in California. (Courtesy Indian Wells Tennis Garden) Recent additions to California complex help turn event into unique fan experience When it came time to really embrace the garden aspect of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden name, officials for the site of the BNP Paribas Open learned that when it comes to buying palm trees it must be done in groves. So, they opted for roughly 500 new palm trees over the last few years. But far more than making flora a theme — and from a “secret garden” to photo op benches throughout the central palm tree grove that ties together site, they’ve done just that — a bevy of renovations, upgrades and facility improvements over the last few years continues to give the BNP Paribas Open high marks from fans and players. The event, the largest tennis tournament… Continue Reading Tennis Flowers at Indian Wells

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