BNP Paribas Masters Tournaments will be held 28 Oct to 05 Nov 2017 in Paris, France.
BNP Paribas Masters Tournaments is the ninth and final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event. The BNP Paribas Masters, one of the most anticipated tournaments each year, is held at the amazing Bercy stadium in the heart of Paris. As the final tournament of the regular men’s tennis season, the Palais Omnisports in Bercy showcases the cream of the crop as they vie to win the prestigious title and clinch one of the remaining qualifying spots in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Designed by the architectural firm Andrault-Palat, AccorHotels Arena (originally known as Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy and formerly Bercy Arena) is an indoor sports arena and concert hall located on the boulevard de Bercy in Paris. It is the main venue for Paris Masters ATP Tour tennis tournament and many other sports like handball, basketball, boxing, gymnastics, etc. The surface used to be one of the fastest courts in the world which rewarded bold attacking tennis, but since 2011 it has followed the general slow-down of most courts on the tour. Corporate hospitality of BNP Paribas Masters has many forms for different budgets and any numbers of guests, including Master Club, Lounge, Salon Prestige, and Set Club each with its own reception area, dining hall and various services and entertainments. BNP Paribas Masters Tournaments is an event and I like events...
Total prize money for the BNP Paribas Masters is €3,748,925 Euro.
In addition to the wonderful trophies and the prize money, the players also play for vital points for their world ranking. As the BNP Paribas Masters is an ATP Masters 1000 event, it means that the winner will earn 1000 ranking points however points start from the first round—a player losing in the singles first round still earns 10 points.
Paris is a tourist’s paradise with a huge number of attractions and site-seeing possibilities, including:
One of the world’s most photographed tourist attractions, the Eiffel Tower presents an excellent photography opportunity for both day and night times. Visitors can ride the elevator to see incredible views of the city or dine in one of the two fine restaurants that are situated within the tower.
Topping the list of the world’s most visited museums, the Louvre Museum is located in the Louvre Palace with its signature glass pyramid marking its entrance. Housing a collection of more than 1 million objects, the Louvre boasts some of the world’s most famous art works such as Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” Michelangelo’s “Dying Slave” and the Greek statue, “Venus of Milo.
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris, the Arc de Triomphe was constructed in 1806 to memorialize the triumphal battles of Napoleon Bonaparte. Standing 164 feet high and 148 feet (50 by 45 meters) wide, the arch features intricate reliefs depicting victorious battles and engraved names of many who died fighting for the emperor. Beneath the arch is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the first world war.
No trip to Paris could be complete without a visit to the world famous Notre Dame cathedral. Standing more than 400 feet (120 meters) high with two lofty towers and a spire, this marvelous church is considered a supreme example of French Gothic architecture.