One of the biggest and most viewed tournaments outside of the Grand Slams, the Miami Open is right around the corner. The second ATP Masters 1000 tournament of the season is set to feature 5 previous titlists in the ATP competition alone. Calling the event one of the most highly anticipated ATP events would be an understatement so as the date draws clearer, let’s get you up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2023 ATP Miami Open.
Miami Open Tennis Tournament
The Miami Open, also known as the Miami Open presented by Itaú, is an annual outdoor hardcourt tournament set in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA. As a WTA and ATP-sanctioned event, the event is part of the WTA 1000 and ATP Masters 1000 series of events respectively, which are the highest rank of Tour events behind the Grand Slam tournaments. It is the second of these ATP tournaments held at Hard Rock Stadium.
It is also the second tournament of the Sunshine Double which are 2 Masters 1000 events held on a hardcourt that kick off the tennis season in the USA, the first being the Indian Wells Masters. This year will mark the 39th edition of the event and the 3rd edition since it was canceled in 2020. Given its size that is comparable to a Grand Slam event, it is one of only 2 ATP Masters 1000 tournaments that extends past just 8 days. The titles sponsor for the event, Itaú, is an international bank based in Brazil.
|Location||Indian Wells, California, USA|
|Venue||Indian Wells Tennis Garden|
|Tour category||ATP Masters 1000|
|Draw||96 S, 32 D|
Miami Masters 2023 Results
In 2023, In form Russian star Daniil Medvedev clinched Miami Open 2023 singles title. Daniil faced Italian sensation Jannik Sinner in final and defeat him in straight sets (7-5, 6-3). Medvedev have been finalist in last 5 ATP tour and won 4 of them (Miami Open, Dubai Tennis Championship, Qatar Open, and ATP Rotterdam). Miami Masters is 5th masters title for Russian star in his career.
In doubles championship, The Mexican tennis player Santiago González and the French Édouard Roger-Vasselin were crowned men’s doubles champions of the Miami Masters 1000 by defeating Frenchman Nicolas Mahut and the American Austin Krajicek in the final, in two sets by partials of 7-6 and 7 -5, in a duel that lasted one hour and 44 minutes. The victory in Miami represents the first Masters 1000 crown for the Mexican and the 20th title in his professional career, in addition to the second so far this season after the one obtained in Marseille, where he also played alongside Roger-Vasselin.
Miami Open History and Previous Winners
The Miami Open was first established to become the first major tournament of the season or the first Grand Slam event of the season. Former player Butch Buchholz founded the event, dubbing it the “Winter Wimbledon”. The event held its inaugural edition at Delray Beach, moved to Boca West for the second edition until finally finding a more permanent home at Key Biscayne.
The latest location change came in 2019 when it was moved once again, to Miami Gardens. The event was often called the “Fifth Major” and for a time, it was a one-of-a-kind event, below the Grand Slams and ATP World Tour Finals, but above all other tour events. Given its long history, the event was once also a part of the Grand Prix Tennis Tour. Today, it is one of the 2 main ATP Masters 1000 tournaments, making up the “Sunshine Double” along with the Indian Wells Masters held right before it.
ATP Miami Open Winners
The winners at the Miami Open all share one common, they have all been ranked in the Top 10 and most winners have also been ranked the world no. 1. Players like Jim Connors, Thomas Muster, Ivan Lendl, Michael Chang, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Marcelo Rios, the Big Three, Andy Murray, David Ferrer, Carlos Moya, and soo many more of the best tennis players in history, have played in Miami. Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic, both hold the record for most singles titles at the event, with 6. They also hold the title for most consecutive title wins with 3 each.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Daniil Medvedev||Santiago González / Édouard Roger-Vasselin|
|2022||Carlos Alcaraz||John Isner / Hubert Hurkacz|
|2021||Hubert Hurkacz||Nikola Mektic / Nikola Mektic|
|2019||Roger Federer||Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan|
|2018||John Isner||Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan|
|2017||Roger Federer||Marcelo Melo / Lukasz Kubot|
Miami Open 2023 Prize Money and Points
A total financial commitment of $10,155,105 was made for the event of which, $8,800,000 has been reserved as prize money. This value is a slight improvement compared to last year’s edition as in 2022, the total prize money was set at $8,584,055. The prize distribution is as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
|2nd Round||$30,885||$33,460||25 S, 90 D|
|1st Round||$18,660||$18,020||10 S, 0 D|
Keep in mind the prize fund and prize money distribution may be subject to change.
Miami Open Draw
The event will have 96 singles and 32 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
Miami Open 2023 Dates
The Miami Open ATP main draw will take place across 12 days from 22 March- 2 April with a qualifying round held on the 2 days prior; the 20th and 21st of March.
Miami Open 2023 Schedule
The official schedule is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|22nd March||Round 1||Round 1|
|23rd March||Round 1||Round 1|
|24th March||Round 2||Round 1|
|25th March||Round 2||Round 1|
|26th March||Round 3||Round 1|
|27th March||Round 3||Round 2|
|28th March||Round 4||Round 2|
|29th March||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
|30th March||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
|31st March||Semi Finals||Semi Finals|
Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
Miami Open 2023 Players List
The Miami Open and all other ATP Masters 1000 events always feature the top-ranking players from around the world. The Miami Open will have both new and familiar faces participating at the event along with 5 previous titlists. 2 Big Three members will also be playing with Novak Djokovic headlining the singles competition. The world no. 1 holds the joint record for most singles titles at the event and he is accompanied by 2-time champion and former no. 1 Andy Murray, and the new generation superstars Hubert Hurkacz and Carlos Alcaraz who are the most recent champions.
Home favorites John Isner, the 5th former titlist, and the no. 1 American player, world no. 5 Taylor Fritz have also been confirmed. Almost the entirety of the Top 50, including all of the Top 100 will be playing. Other notable players that will participate in the main draw include Cameron Norrie, Alexander Zverez, Andrey Rublev, Marin Cilic, Grigor Dimitrov, and many others. The full player’s list is as follows:
Miami Open 2023 Singles Top Seeds
|7||Daniil Medvedev (champion)||7|
|13||Jannik Sinner (runner-up)||13|
|17||Pablo Carreno Busta||17|
|23||Alex de Minaur||23|
|28||Roberto Bautista Agut||28|
|30||Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||31|
|Stan Wawrinka (PR)||105|
|Gael Monfils (PR)||208|
|Kyle Edmund (PR)||548|
Miami Open Singles Wild Card Entries
- Dominic Thiem
- Kyle Edmund (Protected Ranking)
- Gaël Monfils (Protected Ranking)
- Stan Wawrinka (Protected Ranking)
ATP Miami Open 2023 Doubles Main draw
|1||Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury||3|
|2||Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski||6|
|3||Marcelo Arévalo / Jean-Julien Rojer||10|
|4||Nikola Mektić / Mate Pavić||15|
|5||Ivan Dodig / Austin Krajicek||19|
|6||Lloyd Glasspool / Harri Heliövaara||23|
|7||Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos||29|
Miami Open 2023 Tickets
A standard single session ticket applies for one day/night session and each day of the event is split into 2 sessions, except for during the qualifications stage; the 20th and 21st, and the last 2 days of the event; the 1st and 2nd of April. To learn more about the many tickets and packages, and to purchase them, click on the link mentioned below.
- Miami Open 2023 Tickets Via Viagogo
- Miami Open 2023 Tickets Via Stubhub
- Miami Open 2023 Tickets Via Ticketmaster
- Miami Open 2023 Tickets Via Vivitseats
- Miami Open 2023 Tickets Via Seatgeek
Tickets are available in numerous categories including single-session tickets, Mini plans, Duration packages, daily doubles, and group packages. The Mini plans tickets themselves have numerous options that offer partial tournament coverage and the Duration package covers the whole of the main draw. The daily doubles apply for a whole day, for both sessions, and for groups of 10 or more people, group packages will offer discounted prices. Multiple luxury, travel, and box seat options are also available.