Nishikori and Kvitova to headline event

February 9, 2015

Rancho Mirage, CA — Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa and Cliff Drysdale Tennis are thrilled to announce an unprecedented, intimate gathering of some of the world’s top tennis players as a kickoff to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The March 10th tennis extravaganza provides an exclusive opportunity for just 24 amateur players to test their skills in a Round Robin Pro Am tournament in which the winners earn a chance to play against and alongside the top professionals.

The evening will be headlined by World No. 5 Kei Nishikori, the Japanese tennis star who had a breakthrough year in 2014, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 16-Time Grand Slam Champion Martina Hingis, former number 1 in the world Jelena Jankovic, and many more special guests.

The Palm Springs celebrity event will be hosted at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa from 2:30pm to 7pm, and includes the round robin Pro Am, a “King of the Court” challenge match pitting the celebrity pros against the amateur Round Robin winners, exhibition matches with the top stars, and a VIP cocktail reception to close out the evening and much more.

The action is open to the public by reservation and is limited. Tickets and packages are available for the following:

Ticket packages may be booked online at, or by contacting the resort Guest Experience Team at (760) 862-4518 or [email protected]. Resort room rates are available starting at $149.