Sofia Kenin among players awarded Indian Wells wild card

Sofia Kenin among players awarded Indian Wells wild card

by Alfredo Bassanelli

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The 2023 BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells is right around the corner and therefore the wild cards were also awarded to players for the event.

The world of tennis is gearing up for one of the most exciting events of the year, the BNP Paribas Open, which is set to take place from March 6 – 19, 2023. This combined ATP Masters 1000 and WTA 1000 tournament held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden promises to be an unforgettable experience for fans and players alike.

And speaking of players, 10 talented Americans have received wild card entries into the main draws for both men and women. Headlining the list of players awarded wild card entry is none other than the 2020 Australian Open Champion, Sofia Kenin.

The 24-year-old is eager to make a comeback in Tennis Paradise after previously reaching the second round in 2018 and 2019. She'll be joined by an exciting group of young American talents such as Emma Navarro, Ann Li, Caty McNally, Katie Volynets, Peyton Stearns, and Elizabeth Mandlik, all of whom have received main draw wild card entries.

But Kenin isn't the only player to keep an eye on at this year's BNP Paribas Open. Yibing Wu, the first Chinese man to win an ATP title, will also be competing. Former US Open champion Dominic Thiem will be returning to the desert after his title run four years ago, while ATP doubles champion Jack Sock is looking to bring home another victory this year.

The list goes on with other talented players such as Brandon Holt, Alex Kovacevic, Dayana Yastremska, and more. With this much talent in the mix, fans are sure to witness some incredible matches and unforgettable moments.

As always, the BNP Paribas Open promises to be an exciting and unforgettable event, and with players like Kenin leading the way, the anticipation is building. Tennis fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the first serve, and come March 6, all eyes will be on the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.



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