As you all will be aware that BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, 2013 main draw starts from 7th March, 2013. In case, you are yet to see the draw & seedings, you can see it here.
As, BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, 2013 is an ATP-1000 tournament & as we have seen in the past, ATP-1000 tournaments usually play a crucial role in the rankings. Also, BNP Paribas OPen, Indian Wells, 2013 promises to be a cracker from an ATP ranking point of view.
(After 9 months, we are seeing the Big 4 of Mens Tennis back in action in a tournament)
Before, we go any further, let us firstly look at the last announced ATP points of the Top 30. These are the points that ATP last announced on 4th March, 2013.
So, every one seems to be asking :
(i) Will there be a change in the rankings of Top-4 after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013?
(ii) Will Roger Federer be still ranked #2 if he fails to defends his title at BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013?
(iii) How much the points difference will be between Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, David Ferrer, Rafael Nadal after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013?
(iv) Can Andy Murray snatch No. 2 ranking from Roger Federer after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013?
(v) What will be the ATP points of Top 4 be in the ATP Ranking points to be declared on 17th March, 2013 (after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013)?
(vi) Also, as John Isner is the losing finalist of 2012 BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells, so he is defending 600 points, so, will he be able to remain in Top-20? Also, will this be the first time ever in the ATP ranking history that an American player won't be in Top 20 or can Sam Querrey reach Top-20?
(vii) Also, as Rafael Nadal is making comeback on hard court events (after playing 3 clay court events in 2013), will we see Rafa Nadal regaining the #4 ranking after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells 2013 from David Ferrer?
For getting the answers to all these questions about ranking scenario and possibilities during & immediately after BNP PARIBAS Open, Indian Wells, 2013, please read on.