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SBD/March 15, 2011/Events and Attractions
Larry Ellison Pulling Out All The Stops For BNP Paribas Open, His Passion Project
The BNP Paribas Open, which runs through Sunday, is a "passion project" for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who purchased the tournament and Indian Wells Tennis Garden in December '09 for a reported $100M, according to Leighton Ginn of the Palm Springs DESERT SUN. It is the "fifth-most attended ...
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