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Indian Wells Tennis Tournament History

Until 1996, the women’s event was held immediately prior, rather than concurrently, to the men’s event. That situation changed, however, when the ATP and the WTA approved of combining the events. Thus the tournament, then with the somewhat unwieldy name of Newsweek Champions Cup/State Farm Evert Cup presented by Harman International, attained the lofty status of being one of only six tournaments in the world, including the four Majors, that was a combined men’s and women’s event.

Source: Indian Wells Tennis Tournament | BNP Paribas Open

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