California: Veteran James Blake and upcoming players Milos Raonic of Canada and American Coco Vandeweghe are among those players granted wild cards into the main draws of the BNP Paribas Open.
The tournament will be played March 7-20 in Indian Wells features both the ATP and WTA tours.
Blake, a finalist in 2006, battled injuries throughout last year, but has regained his health. Raonic advanced through qualifying to make the main draw at the Australian Open in January and reached the fourth round. He won his first ATP title recently in San Jose and then made the finals in Memphis the following week.