2017 Men's Singles Champion
Former NCAA champ Marcos Giron captured the BNP Paribas Challenge to get a qualifying wildcard, beating Evan Song 7-5 6-3.
The BNP Paribas Challenge is a pre-qualifying tournament to provide interested men and women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event. A description of the event format follows:
February 27 – March 4, 2017
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
128 Men and 128 Women
• First round through quarterfinal matches will be the best of three sets with a 10-point match tiebreak being played for the 3rd set.
• Semifinal and final matches will be the best of three sets.
• Champions will advance to the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event to be held March 6–8, 2017.
2017 Women's Singles Champion
Maria Sanchez won 6-1 6-4 over Claire Liu to win the Women's Singles BNP Paribas Challenge and earn a qualifying wildcard.