The Sony Open Tennis Tournament is played each spring at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida just outside Miami. This men’s and women’s event is one of the most popular stops on the ATP tennis tour. Many fans from South America come up to Miami to watch the best players in tennis compete $5 plus million in prize money. It is commonly called the Miami Masters, Miami Open or the “Winter Wimbledon”, but has officially been the Sony Ericsson Open, NASDAQ-100 Open, the Lipton Championships and ATP Masters 1000 Tournament. The event includes Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles.
Since its inception in 1985, the top players in the world have played – and won – the tournament. Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick, Roger Federer, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, and Ivan Lendel have all held up the trophy on the men’s side. Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Martina Hingis and Steffi Graf are a handful of the women’s champions at the Miami Masters. The Sony Open draw is the second most talented draw in U.S. tennis, outside of the US Open Tennis Tournament. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Sony Open tennis tickets.
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The 2014 Sony Open is taking place March 17-30. Many of the top players in tennis should be in Key Biscayne to compete, including defending champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams. Check back closer to the tournament for more information on the player draw.
The 2013 Sony Ericsson was the 29th edition of the Miami Masters and played March 18-31, 2013. Andy Murray won the men’s singles over David Ferrer. Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to win the women’s single title. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer paired up to win the men’s doubles championship. Nadia Petrova repeated as a women’s doubles champion, even though she played with a new partner in 2013 (Katarina Srebotnik).
Sony Ericsson Tennis Tournament at Crandon Park Tennis Center Address: 7300 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, Florida, 33149
The Miami Masters is one of the most popular tournaments in tennis, and some of that allure is due to the beautiful location in Key Biscayne, Florida. Approximately 300,000 tennis fans attend the 12 day tournament at Crandon Park Tennis Center outside of Miami. The hard court tournament is one of the biggest non-Grand Slam tourneys in the world.
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How far is the drive between downtown Miami and Crandon Park Tennis Center on Key Biscayne?
Crandon Park Tennis Center is located on Key Biscayne, which is an island in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Key Biscayne is connected to the city of Miami by Rickenbacker Causeway. The tennis center is located just north of the city of Key Biscayne. It is just short of 10 miles from downtown Miami, which takes approximately 20 minutes to drive without any heavy traffic.
What are the best hotels to stay at for the Miami Masters?
Key Biscayne is a short drive from Crandon Park and has a Ritz-Carlton or a more economical Silver Sands Resort. A short drive away in Miami, there are numerous options along Brickell Avenue including a Four Seasons Miami, JW Marriott and the Viceroy Miami.
What is the draw for the Sony Open tennis tournament?
The ATP and WTA send a full field of participants as over 96 men and 96 women compete in the tournament. They are seeded up to 32 and then matched up in a bracket.
Why is the Sony Open also called the Miami Masters?
The Miami Masters, or Miami Open, has always been the unofficial name for the tournament. Ericsson has been the title sponsor since 2000 and was bought by Sony, thus the name change to Sony Ericsson Open and then Sony Open. A large population from South America attend this tournament, where it is commonly referred to as “open de Miami”.
Where can I find the 2014 Sony Open schedule?
The 2014 Sony Open schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the tournament. TicketCity has the complete schedule listed above for this year’s tournament, down to the times for both the day and night sessions. The times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances with the weather in Miami. All times listed are Eastern, and the gates will open at approximately one hour before the first match for each session. The Sony Open, also known as the Miami Masters, welcomes folks to a relaxing atmosphere during the best time of the year to be in Miami – from March 17-30.
How can I get cheap Sony Open tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Sony Open tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Sony Open ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for the tournament and players in the later rounds. TicketCity has been a source for Sony Open/Miami Open tickets for 20+ years. The Sony Open is the one of the biggest tournament of the ATP season, so if you’re looking for cheap tickets you may want to act early.
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