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BNP Paribas Open live stream 2022: how to watch the Indian Wells Masters tennis for free, Nadal vs Fritz

Indian Wells tennis live stream 2022: how to watch the BNP Paribas Open for free
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The world's best tennis players have descended on Indian Wells for the 2022 BNP Paribas Open and it's all boiled down to finals day today. Iga Świątek has already claimed victory in the women's competition. Now it's time for Rafael Nadal to take on  America's Taylor Fritz in the men's final. Make sure you know how to watch a BNP Paribas Open live stream wherever you are for Nadal vs Fritz.

Tennis fans in the UK and Ireland can live stream all the action on Amazon Prime Video and new subscribers get a 30-day free trial (opens in new tab). Brits trying to tune in from abroad will need to use a VPN to access the free Amazon stream (opens in new tab).

BNP Paribas Open live stream 2022

Date: 8th - 20th March 2022

Venue: Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California

UK stream: Amazon Prime Video (free 30-day trial) (opens in new tab)

Watch anywhere: ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

US stream: Tennis Channel | Sling TV (opens in new tab)

Aus stream: beINSports | Kayo Sports (opens in new tab)

The main draw got underway on Thursday, 10th March, with the mens and womens singles finals today, Sunday, 20th March, after 3pm PT (11pm GMT).

Mallorcan pro Nadal – the winner of the Indian Wells Masters in 2007, 2009 and 2013 – is hot favourite after securing a record 21st Grand Slam title at the 2022 Australian Open. He'll be hoping to retain his perfect 15-0 record for the season and pick up the $1,231,245 first prize.

On the women's side of the draw, Iga Świątek of Poland has already taken the Indian Wells Masters crown after beating Greece's Maria Sakkari in straight sets. Now world no. 4 Nadal will be looking to do the same no. 20 Fritz.

Tennis fans in the UK can watch free on Amazon Prime Video with this 30-day trial (opens in new tab). Make sure you know how to get a free Indian Wells tennis live stream from wherever you are.

BNP Paribas Open free live stream

Indian Wells tennis live stream 2022: how to watch the BNP Paribas Open for free

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Good news: Amazon Prime Video has the exclusive rights to broadcast the 2022 Indian Wells tennis in the UK and Ireland.

Already a Prime member? You're sorted – but remember to use a use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access your account if you're outside of the UK. We recommend ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) as it's reliable and comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.

Non-Prime Video members in the UK and Ireland can watch the Indian Wells tennis for free using a 30-day free trial of Prime Video (opens in new tab).

Non-Prime members can start a 30-day free trial of Prime Video (opens in new tab) (£7.99/month or £79/year), or Prime Video (£5.99/month) which will be enough to enjoy the whole of the tournament for free!

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Free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime Video
(opens in new tab)Provided you've not previously subscribed to Amazon Prime Video, you can grab a free 30-day trial and live stream the 2022 Indian Wells tennis for free. Ace!


The Prime Video app is available on most smart TVs, games consoles, Fire TV devices, Apple TV, iOS, Android and more, so you can enjoy the tennis in HD pretty much wherever you are.

2022 BNP Paribas Open live stream from abroad using a VPN

Even if you have subscribed to the relevant 2022 Indian Wells tennis rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. VPNs are a doddle to use and create a private connection between your device and the internet. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.

There are many VPN providers out there, with some more reliable and safe than others. As a rule, we’d suggest a paid-for service such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) which offers a 100 percent risk-free money back guarantee. If you're not happy with the service any time within the first 30 days, then you can cancel with no penalties at all.

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Try ExpressVPN risk-free for 30 days
(opens in new tab)ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it – you'll be surprised how simple it is.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the 2022 Indian Wells tennis, you may wish to choose 'UK' for Amazon Prime.

3. Then head over to Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab) on your browser or device and enjoy the Indian Wells tennis live stream.

Watch a 2022 BNP Paribas Open live stream in the USA

Indian Wells tennis live stream 2022: how to watch the BNP Paribas Open for free

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The Tennis Channel has the exclusive rights to broadcast the 2022 Indian Wells Masters in the United States. Subscription costs around $99 a year.

Cord-cutters can stream the Tennis Channel via Sling (opens in new tab) TV. You'll need to purchase the Sports Extra add on ($11 a month) on top of the Sling Orange Package ($35 a month). Not tried Sling before? Make sure you take advantage of the 3-day free trial...

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Indian Wells tennis 2022 on Sling | FREE 3-day trial (opens in new tab)
This free trial gets three days of Sling Orange completely free! It's $35 a month after but there's no contract, so you can cancel anytime you like. To access the Tennis Channel, you'll need to opt for the Sports Extra package (an additional $11 a month).

2022 BNP Paribas Open live stream in Australia

You can watch all the Indian Wells tennis live on beinSports, which you'll find on streaming service Kayo.

A Kayo subscription costs from AU$25 a month but new users get a 14-day free trial (opens in new tab).

Don't forget, you'll need to use a VPN (opens in new tab) to watch Kayo if you're stuck outside Oz.

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Watch Indian Wells 2022 | Free 14-day Kayo trial
(opens in new tab)Kayo Sports lets you live stream and catch up on over 50 sports – including the the Indian Wells tennis. Choose a free 14-day trial of Basic ($25 a month) or Premium ($35 a month) and cancel at any time. There's no lock-in contract to worry about, either.

2022 BNP Paribas Open draw & schedule

Indian Wells tennis live stream 2022: how to watch the BNP Paribas Open for free

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Qualifying: Tuesday, 8th March - Wednesday, 9th March 2022 at 11am PT / 7pm GMT

Main Draw: Thursday, 10th March - Sunday, 20th March. Thursday, 10th March – Thursday, 17th March at 11am PT and 6pm PT & Friday, 18th March 12pm PT

Doubles Final: Saturday, 19th March not before 5pm PT / 1am GMT.

Singles Final: Sunday, 20th March not before 3pm PT / 11pm GMT.

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