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2016 Player Field Announced

02.10.2016

Miami Open Player Field Once Again Unrivaled on Tour

The hottest ticket in tennis returns to Miami featuring the best players in the world.

MIAMI, Fl. (www.miamiopen.com) – The Miami Open, the most glamorous event on both the men’s and women’s tours, will once again be bringing the brightest stars in tennis to the Crandon Park Tennis Center for a two-week sports and entertainment spectacle that has become the place to be in Miami each spring. The event received its 2016 official acceptance lists from the ATP and WTA tours and, once again, the line-up is unrivaled among tour events.

With all 76 of the top ranked men and 72 of the top 73 ranked women currently entered, the Miami Open player field ranks best on the tennis calendar. The player field includes a combined 16 Grand Slam singles champions, seven men and nine women, so whether you are looking to see a future Hall of Famer, a multiple Grand Slam champion, or a rising star, all will be on display at the Crandon Park Tennis Center during the event’s two weeks, March 21- April 3.

Tickets to the 2016 Miami Open are on sale now and can be purchased by phone (305-442-3367) or online at www.miamiopen.com. An exhilarating two weeks of tennis, fashion, food and fun conclude with the women’s final on Saturday, April 2 and the men’s final on Sunday, April 3.

Individual session tickets start at just $31 and packages begin at only $136. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of the most glamorous event on both tours.

The 2016 ATP acceptance list features World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, an 11-time Grand Slam winner and the two-time defending Miami Open champion, 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray, two-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka, and former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Marin Cilic.

The women’s field for 2016 just as fierce, featuring 21-time Grand Slam champion and eight-time Miami Open winner Serena Williams, seven-time Grand Slam Champion Venus Williams, five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova, two-time Grand Slam winner Victoria Azarenka and two-time Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova and reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber.

The Miami Open is more than just a tennis event. Located in one of the world’s most beautiful vacation destinations with a diverse fan base and exquisite dining and luxury shopping offerings, the Miami Open has an energy and excitement that is uniquely Miami.

Qualifying rounds will be played March 21-22 and will determine 12 additional slots in each singles draw. The Miami Open will also award wildcards to five men and eight women. The main draw begins on Tuesday, March 22 as the women take the court, followed by the first round of the men’s main draw on Wednesday, March 23.

 
 
 

2016 Miami Open – ATP Acceptance List

Name, Country, Rank

Novak Djokovic SRB 1

Andy Murray GBR 2

Roger Federer SUI 3

Stan Wawrinka SUI 4

Rafael Nadal ESP 5

David Ferrer ESP 6

Kei Nishikori JPN 7

Juan Martin Del Potro ARG 7 SR

Tomas Berdych CZE 8

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA 9

Richard Gasquet FRA 10

Milos Raonic CAN 11

John Isner USA 12

Marin Cilic CRO 13

Gilles Simon FRA 15

David Goffin BEL 16

Roberto Bautista Agut ESP 17

Gael Monfils FRA 18

Dominic Thiem AUT 19New

Benoit Paire FRA 21

Viktor Troicki SRB 22

Jack Sock USA 23

Feliciano Lopez ESP 25

Grigor Dimitrov BUL 27

Jeremy Chardy FRA 28

Steve Johnson USA 29

Thomaz Bellucci BRA 30

Alexandr Dolgopolov UKR 31

Philipp Kohlschreiber GER 32

Joao Sousa POR 33

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez ESP 34

Pablo Cuevas URU 35

Andreas Seppi ITA 36

Leonardo Mayer ARG 37

Borna Coric CRO 38

Tommy Robredo ESP 39

Janko Tipsarevic SRB 39 SR

Gilles Muller LUX 40

Vasek Pospisil CAN 41

Nick Kyrgios AUS 42

Martin Klizan SVK 43

Teymuraz Gabashvili RUS 44

Federico Delbonis ARG 45

Albert Ramos-Vinolas ESP 46

Lukas Rosol CZE 47

Donald Young 48

Adrian Mannarino FRA 49

Aljaz Bedene GBR 50

Jiri Vesely CZE 51

Paolo Lorenzi ITA 52

Andrey Kuznetsov RUS 53

Nicolas Mahut FRA 54

Juan Monaco ARG 55

Victor Estrella Burgos DOM 56

Brian Baker USA 56 SR

Fernando Verdasco ESP 57

Sam Querrey USA 58

Denis Kudla USA 59

Marcos Baghdatiss CYP 61

Simone Bolelli ITA 62

Robin Haase NED 63

Pablo Carreno Busta ESP 64

Denis Istomin UZB 65

John Millman AUS 66

Sergiy Stakhovsky UKR 67

Paul Henri-Mathieu FRA 68

Hyeon Chung KOR 69

Alexander Zverev GER 70

Guido Pella ARG 71

Santiago Giraldo COL 73

Daniel Munoz de la Nava ESP 74

Inigo Cervantes ESP 75

Andreas Haider-Maurer AUT 76

2016 Miami Open – WTA Acceptance List

Name, Country, Rank

Serena Williams USA 1

Angelique Keber GER 2

Simona Halep ROU 3

Agnieszka Radwanska POL 4

Garbiñe Muguruza ESP 5

Carla Suarez Navarro ESP 8

Petra Kvitova CZE 9

Lucie Safarova CZE 10

Belinda Bencic SUI 11

Venus Williams USA 12

Karolina Pliskova CZE 13

Victoria Azarenka BLR 14

Timea Bacsinszky SUI 15

Roberta Vinci ITA 16

Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS 17

Caroline Wozniacki DEN 18

Jelena Jankovic SRB 19

Ana Ivanovic SRB 20

Elina Svitolina UKR 21

Sara Errani ITA 22

Andrea Petkovic GER 23

Madison Keys USA 24

Sloane Stephens USA 25

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova RUS 26

Samantha Stosur AUS 27

Shuai Peng CHN 27 SR

Johanna Konta GBR 28

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova SVK 29

Kristina Mladenovic FRA 30

Ekaterina Makarova RUS 31

Sabine Lisicki GER 32

Daria Gavrilova AUS 33

Irina-Camelia Begu ROU 34

Lesia Tsurenko UKR 35

Alizé Cornet FRA 36

Monica Niculescu ROU 37

Caroline Garcia FRA 38

Annika Beck GER 39

Camila Giorgi ITA 40

Barbora Strycova CZE 41

Alison Van Uytvanck BEL 42

Margarita Gasparyan RUS 43

Teliana Pereira BRA 44

Coco Vandeweghe USA 46

Monica Puig PUR 47

Johanna Larsson SWE 48

Danka Kovinic MNE 50

Timea Babos HUN 51

Anna-Lena Friedsam GER 52

Julia Goerges GER 53

Alexandra Dulgheru ROU 54

Yanina Wickmayer BEL 55

Nao Hibino JPN 56

Petra Cetkovska CZE 56 SR

Madison Brengle USA 57

Eugenie Bouchard CAN 58

Denisa Allertover CZE 59

Karin Knapp ITA 60

Misaki Doi JPN 61

Christina McHale USA 62

Daria Kasatkina RUS 63

Yulia Putintseva KAZ 64

Galina Voskoboeva KAZ 64 SR

Shuai Zhang CHN 65

Dominika Cibulkova SVK 66

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni CRO 67

Zarina Diyas KAZ 68

Kirsten Flipkens BEL 69

Saisai Zheng CHN 70

Lucie Hradecka CZE 71

Kateryna Bondarenko UKR 72

Olga Govortsova BLR 73

Vania King USA 73 SR

 
 
 

About the Miami Open presented by Itaú

The 2016 Miami Open will be played March 21-April 3 at the Crandon Tennis Center in Miami. The two-week combined event is owned and operated by IMG. The Miami Open is one of nine ATP Masters 1000 Series events on the ATP calendar, a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA calendar, and features the top men's and women's tennis players in the world. The tournament is widely regarded as the most glamorous on the ATP and WTA calendars because of its exotic Miami location, thriving nightlife, five-star hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather and beaches, and its celebrity appeal. For ticket information, call +1.305.442.3367 or visit www.miamiopen.com.

About Itaú

Itau is the largest Latin America privately owned bank, with approximately 95,000 employees and operations in 20 countries throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. Itaú’s relationship with sport goes back to the 1970s, when Itaú first sponsored the Itaú Tennis Cup in Brazil in 1970. Itaú has been a sponsor of the Miami Open for the last six years, and also sponsors the Rio Open, the only combined ATP/WTA event in South America. Itaú also supports the Brazilian Women’s Tennis Circuit, only female professional tournament in South America, certified by the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), as well as the Tennis Institute Training Center, responsible for the development of young, new talent.

About IMG

IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 25 countries. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages thousands of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; league development; and marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, the world’s leading entertainment agency, to form WME | IMG.