This week on courts 40 – 41/2021

The unofficial fifth Grand slam of the season is here. It is not in its usual calendar spot but we are thankful for October.

Tennis Week 40/2021 & 41/2021

ATP 1000 BNP Paribas Open

Place: Indian Wells, USA
October 7 – October 17
Surface: Hard
Financial Commitment: $9 146 125
Draw size: 96

The draw will be stuffed by great players who wish to win the generous prize money and points into the ranking.

Medvedev, Zverev, and Tsitsipas are the biggest favorites. But Rublev, Shapovalov, and Berrettini will not sell its skin cheap.

Do you want to understand how rankings are calculated and points awarded? Our explanatory guide is here.

WTA 1000 BNP Paribas Open

Place: Indian Wells, USA
October 6 – October 17
Surface: Hard
Financial Commitment: $8 761 725
Draw size: 96

Looking for tennis tips for this week? Check our best tennis tipsters article.

Anybody who is healthy enough will play in sunny California. Even players who are tired as Petra Kvitova will join the tour. It is hard to pick possible winners but we at least give you a list of the biggest names participating.

Pliskova, Krejcikova, Svitolina, Swiatek, Muguruza, Bencic, Sakkari, Halep, Kvitova.

Next Week (42/2021) Schedule:

ATP 250 VTB Kremlin Cup, Moscow, USA
ATP 250 European Open, Antwerpen, Belgium
WTA 500 VTB Kremlin Cup, Moscow, USA
WTA 250 Tenerife Ladies Open, Tenerife, Spain

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Simon is the leading editor of from 2015. He is an avid tennis player from age of 5, however, he never reached the pro level. Still, he likes playing tennis on different courts, with different rackets, and against different opponents. In his free time, you can find him watching all possible tennis matches he can find on the web or tv. Challenger or Grand Slam? It does not matter, just tennis matters.

He currently plays with:
Racket: Wilson Shift 99 V1
Strings: Babolat RPM Blast
Grip: Head Xtreme Soft
Shoes: Asics Gel Dedicate 7 (for hard outdoor and indoor courts) & Asics Gel-Game 5 Clay (for clay courts),
Balls: Dunlop Fort All Courts and Head Championship
Bag: Axiom Backpack

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