| March 5 – March 18|
Hard / Outdoor
| 37th (ATP) / 24th (WTA)|
World Tour Masters 1000 (ATP)
Premier Mandatory (WTA)
Indian Wells, California, USA
The 2012 BNP Paribas Open (also known as the 2012 Indian Wells Masters) was a professional tennis tournament played at Indian Wells, California in March 2012. It was the 37th edition of the men's event (24th for the women), known as the BNP Paribas Open, and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2012 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States from March 5 through March 18, 2012 and were played on outdoor hard courts.
Roger Federer def. John Isner, 7–6(9–7), 6–3
It was Federer's 3rd title of the year and 73rd of his career. It was his 4th win at Indian Wells, also winning in 2004, 2005, and 2006. It was his 19th career Masters win, tying the record held by Rafael Nadal.
Victoria Azarenka def. Maria Sharapova, 6–2, 6–3.
It was Azarenka's 4th title of the year and 12th of her career. Azarenka is now 23–0 for the year. It was her 3rd career Premier Mandatory event and 7th Premier overall.
Marc López / Rafael Nadal def. John Isner / Sam Querrey, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Liezel Huber / Lisa Raymond def. Sania Mirza / Elena Vesnina, 6–2, 6–3.
2012 BNP Paribas Open Wikipedia
All money is in US dollars