Dates, players, prize money: Everything you always wanted to know about the 2023 Miami Open (but never had time to find out)
All you need to know about the second Masters 1000 of the year
What are the dates of the 2023 Miami Open?
The Miami Open is scheduled to be held from March 22 to April 2.
Where is the Miami Open held?
Since 2019, the Florida tournament has been played at the Hard Rock Stadium, the home of the Miami Dolphins NFL team. The Centre Court can hold 14,0000 people. From 1987 to 2018, the Miami Open was played on the little island of Key Biscane, in the Crandon Park Tennis Centre.
When is the draw for the Miami Open?
The women’s draw for the Miami Open is due to be held at 2pm local time on Sunday March 19. The men’s draw will be held the following day, at 12.30pm.
Is Novak Djokovic allowed to play in the Miami Open?
It doesn’t seem so. Novak Djokovic is currently prevented from entering the United States because he is not vaccinated against Covid-19. Though the rule, which is for non-US citizens, is due to be lifted in May, and though Djokovic has applied for an exemption, it seems as if he will be denied entry again, as he was for the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
Who are the title-holders at the Miami Open?
Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek are the defending champions after winning the Miami Open in 2022. Alcaraz beat Casper Ruud to win his first Masters 1000 title while Swiatek beat Naomi Osaka in the women’s final to complete the Indian Wells-Miami double.
How many ranking points can players win?
- Winner: 1000 points
- Runner-up: 650
- Semi-finalists: 390
- Quarter-finalists: 215
- Round of 16: 120
- Third round: 65
- Second round: 35
- First round: 10
- Winner: 1000
- Runner-up: 600
- Semi-finalists: 360
- Quarter-finalists: 180
- Round of 16: 90
- Third round: 45
- Second round: 25
- First round: 10
What is the prize money at the Miami Open?
After a couple of years when the prize money was reduced because of Covid, the total prize money is back up to $8.8 million in 2023. The Miami Open offers equal prize money in each round to the men and women.
• Winners: $1,262,220
• Runners-up: $662,360
• Semi-finalists: $352,635
• Quarter finalists: $184,465
• Fourth round: $96,955
• Third round: $55,770
• Second round: $30,855
• First round: $18,660
Who has won the most Miami Open titles?
Martina Navratilova, Ivan Lendl, Chris Evert, Martina Hingis, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic…all the giants, or almost all – Rafael Nadal has never won it despite reaching four finals – have had their name inscribed on the trophy. Serena Williams has won the most with eight, while Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic are both six-time champions.
Who is the Miami Open tournament director?
In January, 2018, James Blake was named as the tournament director of the Miami Open. The American retired in 2013, having reached a career-high ranking of No 4, made three Grand Slam quarter-finals and finished runner-up at the ATP Finals in 2006. He won 10 titles, the most prestigious of them coming in Washington in 2002.
How can I buy tickets for the Miami Open?
Tickets for the 2023 Miami Open can be bought via the official tournament website, which you can access here.
Where can I watch the Miami Open on television?
In the United States, the Tennis Channel is the host broadcaster. Details of its schedule and overseas broadcasting schedules can be found here.