MIAMI – The Miami Open
presented by Itau has released a partial playing schedule featuring many of the
top stars in tennis including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy
Murray, Juan Martin del Potro, Serena Williams and Venus Williams.
Tennis fans will be able to catch the biggest stars in tennis as the
main draw heats up on Wednesday, March 23rd as 2009 U.S. Open champion
Juan Martin del Potro highlights the Wednesday (March 23) Night Session
(Session 4). He takes on fellow Argentine Guido Pella.
Eight-time champion and No. 1 seed Serena Williams will headlines the
Thursday (March 24) Day Session (Session 5). She will compete for her fourth
consecutive and record-ninth overall Miami Open title. Williams plays the
winner of American Christina McHale and Misaki Doi of Japan.
The top men’s seeds hit the court starting on Friday, March 25th
as No. 3 seed Roger Federer kicks off the men’s second round during the Day
Session (Session 7). He will face the winner of the aforementioned
all-Argentine showdown between del Potro and Pella. Also during Friday’s day
session, No. 10 seed Venus Williams plays her second round match against the
winner of two to-be-determined qualifiers.
No. 1 seed and five-time champion Novak Djokovic highlights the Night
Session (Session 8) on Friday. He will take on the winner of Kyle Edmund of
Great Britain and Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.
The star-studded lineup continues on Saturday March 26th as
No. 2 and two-time Miami Open champion Andy Murray takes the court during the
Day Session (Session 9). He will face the winner of Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan
and Borna Coric of Croatia. No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal will also be in action
Saturday (Session 9). He plays the winner of Bosnian Damir Dzumhur and Argentine
Leonardo Mayer in the second round.
Djokovic is a five-time champion of the Miami Open. He is going for his
third straight and fourth title of the 2016 season after winning the BNP
Paribas Open in Indian Wells last week. Federer is a two-time champion and is
returning to Miami after not playing in last year’s tournament. He is second on
the all-time wins list with 44 Miami victories. Nadal is a four-time finalist
and owns 35 career Miami victories.
To view the complete main draw please visit www.miamiopen.com. The order of play is
released daily and can also be found on the tournament website, as well as the
The most glamorous two-weeks
of tennis will take place, March 21-April 3, at the Crandon Park Tennis Center
in Miami, Florida. With ticket packages starting at just $136 and
individual session tickets starting at $31, fans can be close to the action for
some of the best tennis in the world. For more information go to www.miamiopen.com or call the Miami Open ticket
office at 305-442-3367.
Partial Miami Open Schedule:
Wednesday, March 23 Evening (Session 4) – Juan Martin del Potro - click here for tickets
Thursday, March 24 Day (Session 5) – Serena Williams - click here for tickets
Friday, March 25 Day (Session 7) – Roger Federer, Venus Williams - click here for tickets
Friday, March 25 Evening (Session 8) – Novak Djokovic - click here for tickets
Saturday, March 26 Day (Session 9) – Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray - click here for tickets