The Indian Wells 2021, which is also called the BNP Paribas Open will be in its 46th year this year. We provide you with all the information on how to watch the Indian Wells Live Streaming, TV channels, schedule, and more.
Date: October 6-17, 2021.
Time: 2 p.m. ET
TV: Tennis Channel
Live Stream: ESPN, fuboTV
The Indian Wells Masters is an iconic event on the ATP and WTA Tour calendars, and the second biggest US tennis tournament is gearing up for a fascinating return to action.
The event was canceled in 2020 due to heightened COVID restrictions, but players will head back to the blazing sun of the California desert in a battle for glory way out west.
British interest has surged following Emma Raducanu’s stunning victory at the US Open next month, and fans have a chance to follow the ‘what happens next?’ story that she is writing for herself.
The 18-year-old has been handed a wildcard entry to the Indian Wells Masters – also known as the BNP Paribas Open – as her ranking points from winning the US Open were awarded after the cut-off date for Indian Wells entrants.
Raducanu finished 2020 as No.343 in the world but she has since sky-rocketed up to No.22 and all eyes will be on her as she returns to action in the desert.
Elsewhere, women’s No.1 Ash Barty and men’s No.1 Novak Djokovic have both withdrawn from the tournament, while reigning men’s champion Dominic Thiem is out for the season through injury.
Defending women’s champion Bianca Andreescu is included on the initial entry list.
Here in this article, you can know about the tournament schedule, when and where, how to live stream, TV channel info, and some other fact that you may enjoy.
When and where is the Indian Wells 2021?
The BNP Paribas Open main draw will take place from Wednesday 6 October through to Sunday 17 October.
The tournament will kick-start on Wednesday starting with the WTA draw. The first round ATP draw will begin on Thursday 7 October.
Day session matches start at 7:00 pm in the UK, with the night sessions getting underway at 2:00 am.
The Indian Wells Masters has been held at the Indian Wells Gardens just outside of Palm Springs in California.
Indian Wells Schedule 2021:
The tournament is spread across an 11-day period after a few days of qualifying.
Qualifying: 5-6th October
First round: 7-8th October
Second round: 9-10th October
Third round: 11-12th October
Round of 16: 13th October
Quarter-finals: 14-15th October
Semi-finals: 16th October
Final: 17th October
Qualifying: 4-5th October
First round: 6-7th October
Second round: 8-9th October
Third round: 10-11th October
Round of 16: 12th October
Quarter-finals: 13-14th October
Semi-finals: 15th October
Final: 17th October
Which TV Channel will broadcast the tournament?
Some of us always love to watch games and sports on TV than using an online streaming site. Plus, TV watching doesn’t cost any money. So, as long as the show is available on TV and we are home. We don’t go online streaming. Below we gave the list of TV channels watching Indian Wells 2021. Let’s see.
USA: Tennis Channel
Canada: TSN, Tennis Canada/Rogers Sportsnet
South America: ESPN International
China: CCTV, Iqiyi
How to Live Stream Indian Wells Masters 2021?
The Indian Wells live stream is available on fuboTV and on Tennis Channel.
In the UK, Indian Wells live stream is available on Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime is a world-popular sports streaming server. The outsider of the UK can also use the Amazon Prime service. It has also a 30-day free trial, so have fun. And the subscription to Amazon Prime costs £7.99 a month.
The Canadian can use DAZN for live stream Indian Wells. DAZN also operates in many countries. So, you can watch the tournament DAZN from the continent. It’s probably the world’s biggest sports streaming server of all time.
In Australia, beIN Sports has the right to show the Indian Wells tennis Down Under, with coverage starting at around 5 am AEDT each day.
If you don’t have it as part of a pay-TV package, you can also sign up to beIN Sports as a standalone subscription, costing $19.99 per month after you’ve taken advantage of a FREE two-week trial.