WTA-Miami Open 2023 Prize Money, Players, Schedule, Tickets, Results
Miami Open also known as Miami Masters is held at the outdoor hard rock stadium of Miami Gardens, Florida. In 2023 Miami Open is going to be held between the 21st of March to the 2nd of April including qualifying rounds.
With many of the world’s top players set to play in the 38th edition, this tournament is bound to be a fantastic and climactic addition to tennis players. Don’t miss out on the fledgling tournament and to learn more, keep on reading.
Miami Open Tennis Tournament
Miami Open presented by Itau is an outdoor hard-court surface event. It’s part of both the WTA and ATP Tour. The WTA Miami open is a WTA 1000-level categorized event. Set in the bustling city of Florida, USA, the tournament will be held in Miami Gardens, Florida.
This year will mark the 38th edition of the event as a permanent tournament on the Tour. The title sponsor for the event is ITAU which is a private bank chain in the USA.
|Location||Miami, Florida USA|
|Venue||Miami Gardens, Florida|
|Tour category||WTA 1000|
|Draw||96 S, 32 D|
Miami Open 2022 Results
Back to Back (2019, 2021) singles champion, Ashleigh Barty could not defend her title this year due to Ash’s retirement from tennis. In a statement, she expressed her feeling and said “I’m so happy and I’m so ready. And I just know at the moment in my heart, for me as a person, this is right…”.
In singles, Polish star Iga Swiatek (See Iga Swiatek Net Worth) wins a title against wild card entry Naomi Osaka from Japan. Iga wins the 17th straight match after winning Miami 2022 final. This was her 1st Miami final and she grabbed an easy win by 6-4, 6-0. Apart from Miami Open in the WTA1000 category, Star also won the Qatar Total Energies Open 2022 and BNP Paribas Open 2022.
On the other side, Double’s title goes to seeded no. 1, Elise Mertens from Belgium and Veronika Kudermetova from Russia. Champions grabbed the title against Vera Zvonareva from Russia and Laura Siegemund from Germany by 7-6, 7-5.
Miami Open 2021 Results
The 2021 doubles champion was Japanese pair Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara. American Star Serena Williams has recorded by winning Miami Open 7 times in her career. On the other side, big names got wildcard entries including Grand Slam champions Naomi Osaka and Sofia Kenin.
Miami Masters History and Previous Winners
Miami Open History
The WTA Miami Open is an annual professional tennis tournament in Miami, Florida. The tournament was first held in 1985 and has since become one of the most prestigious events on the women’s tennis calendar. Originally played on green clay courts, the Miami Open switched to hard courts in 1989 and has been played on that surface ever since.
The tournament has also undergone some changes in recent years. In 2019, the Miami Open moved from its long-standing home on Key Biscayne to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, where it now takes place on a state-of-the-art complex with 30 courts.
Miami Open Previous Winners
Over the years, the Miami Open has featured some of the greatest female tennis players of all time, including Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, and Serena Williams. In fact, Williams holds the record for the most singles titles at the Miami Open, with eight wins to her name.
The Miami Open has continued to attract top-tier talent, with the most recent champions including Ashleigh Barty, Bianca Andreescu, and Naomi Osaka. The tournament is currently classified as a WTA 1000 event, the second-highest tier of women’s tennis tournaments after the Grand Slam events.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2022||Iga Swiatek||Laura Siegemund /Vera Zvonareva|
|2021||Ashleigh Barty||Shuko Aoyama / Ena Shibahara|
|2019||Ashleigh Barty||Elise Mertens / Aryna Sabalenka|
|2018||Sloane Stephens||Ashleigh Barty / CoCo Vandeweghe|
|2017||Johanna Konta||Gabriela Dabrowski / Xu Yifan|
|2016||Victoria Azarenka||Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Lucie Šafářová|
|2015||Serena Williams||Martina Hingis / Sania Mirza|
Miami Open Prize Money 2023
The Prize Money for this event always attracts big names to take part in this tournament. Miami Open 2023 Prize money is $8,600,000 which is slightly more than the 2022 season.
Miami Open Prize Money 2022
In the 2022 WTA1000 Miami open, prize money was $8,369,455, where the singles champion got $1,231,245 and the runner-up had $646,110.
Miami Open Prize Money 2021
In 2021 prize money was way low due to the pandemic, which was only $3,260,190.
Prize Money distribution in 2023 is:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||WTA Points|
|Round of 16||$96,955||$33,460||90|
|Round of 32||$55,770||$18,020||45|
|Round of 64||$30,885||—-||25|
|Round of 128||$18,660||—-||10|
Miami Open 2023 Draw
The event will have 96 singles and 32 doubles draws that will be released as the event progresses. The draw is typically conducted in a public event, with fans and media in attendance to witness the selection process. Once the draw is complete, the tournament schedule is released, and fans can begin planning their attendance or viewing of the matches.
The Miami Open draw is a critical event for players, as it determines their path to potential victory in the tournament. The top players are always closely watched, as they are expected to perform well and potentially win the tournament. However, upsets are always possible, and fans love to see the underdogs pull off surprising victories.
Miami Open 2023 Dates
The main draw will occur from 19th March to 2nd April 2023 with a qualifying round probably set on 3 days prior; the 19th, 20th, and 21st of March.
Miami Open 2023 Schedule
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|22 March||Round 1||——|
|23 March||Round 1||Round 1|
|24 March||Round 2||Round 1|
|25 March||Round 3||Round 1|
|26 March||Round 3||Round 2|
|27 March||Round of 16||Round 2|
|28 March||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
|29 March||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
Miami Open 2023 Live
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Miami Open 2023 Players
This event is considered one of the biggest tournaments in tennis after the grand slams. Due to its popularity and 1000-level, it’s called Mini Grand Slam, and top players are always eager to participate in this event. World no 1 and defending champion Iga Swiatek is ready to defend her title. Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka now put her eyes on the Miami Masters title. Besides these 2 players, almost all the top 20 players are on the list.
The official singles entry list is not announced yet. Keep visiting here for the latest information regarding the entry list.
WTA Miami Open Top Seed Players
|WTA Ranking||Players Name|
|12||Beatriz Haddad Maia|
|32 SR||Marketa Vondrousova|
|65 SR||Patricia Maria Tig|
|73||Alison Van Uytvanck|
|73 SR||Evgeniya Rodina|
Miami Open 2023 Tickets
Fans can secure tickets to view all the collegiate matches for $25 or can purchase a single session package, mini-plans, duration packages, suites, luxury seating, groups, and full-day passes for $70, which includes access to the collegiate matches along with a ticket for the men’s evening semifinal match (Session 23).
As a special bonus, the first 140 people to purchase an evening session package will receive a commemorative hat featuring the Miami Open and University of Miami logos.