The Tennis Match That Wasn’t

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Grand Slams are great. But Wimbledon and the Australian, French and U.S. Opens are not the only places to see great tennis with big stars. Whether you're a hard-core fan or a casual player, Debbie, who blogs at Live From La Quinta, gives the low-down on attending a top tier tennis tournament.  ~js

The BNP Paribas Open is the current incarnation of the tennis tournament that takes place every March in Indian Wells, which is just down the road from La Quinta. I am fortunate that I work in a place that many of our members purchase season tickets for the event, and, if they cannot use a ticket on a certain date, are happy to give it to someone who will appreciate it. That is what happened this week. I was given two tickets to the evening session, plus a valet parking pass.


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Rafael Nadal at BNP Paribas Open March 2013 © Charles Baus/Cal Sport Media/

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