BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden
Since 2009, the Bank has been the title sponsor of the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. This popular exhibition event brings sell-out crowds to watch tennis legends and current stars battle it out in the “World’s Most Famous Arena.” Over the years, the event has featured plays by some of the biggest names in tennis, including Venus & Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, the Bryan brothers & McEnroe brothers, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Roddick.
The 2015 edition of the BNP Paribas Showdown featured the all-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer, who took on world number 10, Grigor Dimitrov. And for the opening game, former world number 1 Monica Seles played former world number 3 Gabriela Sabatini, to mark the 25th anniversary of their WTA finals 5 set match at Madison Square Garden.