Defending champion Iga Swiatek and Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka are the top seeds at the BNP Paribas Open, the second WTA 1000 of the season.
The Sunshine Double kicks off next week in the California desert at the BNP Paribas Open, the second WTA 1000 of the season. Main-draw play begins on Wednesday, March 8.
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Here’s how the projected Top 16 seeds have fared so far this season:
No.1 Iga Swiatek
2023 Record: 12-3
2023 Best Results: Doha champion, Dubai finalist
Indian Wells Best Result: Champion (2022)
Notable stat: Last year, Swiatek became the youngest woman to complete the Sunshine Double and sweep Indian Wells and Miami. This year, she is bidding to become the first player since Martina Navratilova in 1990 and 1991 to successfully defend an Indian Wells title.