What is the prize money at the Indian Wells tennis tournament?
The Indian Wells Open is one of the most prestigious tournaments of the ATP Masters 1000. There’s a lot of prize money to be won and points to be earned.
The Indian Wells tournament is one of the most prestigious competitions on the ATP, which is why it is sometimes referred to as ‘the fifth grand slam’. The best players in the world usually participate in this tournament, although this year, current world number one Novak Djokovic will not be able to be compete due to his vaccination status.
This tournament, one of the most relevant in the Masters 1000 category, offers considerable prize money and ATP points for the winners.
Many points at stake in Indian Wells
The Indian Wells Open is a Masters 1000 event, and this means that many points are at stake. After the grand slam tournaments and the ATP finals, these competitions offer the highest number of points for the winners.
Players are rewarded with points from simply qualifying for the competition. All 96 participants will receive points starting from the first round.
Doubles category points rewards
Doubles competitors will also be rewarded at Indian Wells. Like their companions competing in singles, players also stand to receive a huge number of points.
Here is the distribution of points per round.
Prize money increased
Another draw that the BNP Paribas Open has is its considerable prize money. For 2023, the total purse is $17.6 million, up 5.27% compared to last year.
This is how the prizes will be distributed.