Miami Open Presented By Itau 2022: How to watch, UK TV times, live stream, schedule, and location
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First held in February 1985, the Miami Open has played host to a number of tennis greats as both and ATP and WTA 1000 event - the highest level below a Grand Slam.
As this year’s tournament is soon to get underway - and as some of tennis’ top athletes make their way to Miami Gardens this week – we delve into what’s to come in this year’s Miami Open.
When is Miami Open 2022?
The Miami Open qualifiers get underway on Monday 21st March, while the main draw will take place from Tuesday 22 March to Sunday 3 April.
Day session matches kick-start at 3:00pm UK time (11:00am local time), with night sessions getting underway at 11:00pm (7:00pm local time).
Where is the Miami Open 2022?
The Miami Open 2022 will be held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Home to the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Open announced it would relocate to the Hard Rock Stadium in 2019, where the tournament has been hosted to date. The stadium is home to 29 permanent courts, 11 of which are tournament courts.
Who are the reigning Miami Open champions?
- Men's singles - Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
- Women's singles - Ashleigh Barty (AUS)
- Men's doubles - Nikola Mektic (CRO) & Mate Pavic (CRO)
- Women's doubles - Shuko Aoyama (JPN) & Ena Shibahara (JPN)
Which British players are competing at Miami Open 2022?
British No.1, and 10th seed, Cam Norrie, will be marking his fourth year competing in the tournament in his bid for a second title this season. The 26-year-old qualified for the last 32 last year, but unfortunately lost to USA’s Taylor Fritz.
Dan Evans has competed in the Miami Open five times to date - including a final appearence in last year's men's doubles - and comes into the tournament as the 24th seed.
Britain’s No.3, Andy Murray, and No.5, Jack Draper have been awarded wildcards for this year’s Miami Open. Murray comes in off the back of his 700th career win in Indian Wells against Taro Daniel, while 20-year-old Draper became the youngest Brit to win three ATP Challenger titles back in March.
In the Women’s Singles, Emma Raducanu was announced for the main draw of the Miami Open 2022. The 11th seed will make her debut this Spring, entering the tournament with an end goal of becoming the first ever British female to be crowned Miami Open champion.
Alongside Raducanu, Heather Watson, the British No.3, has also made the main draw of the Miami Open. Watson will mark her seventh appearance in the tournament, after making her debut back in 2015.
After breaking into the WTA top 100 for the first time this week - Harriet Dart joins Liam Broady and Jay Clarke in qualifiers this week.
Fresh off a semi-final appearance in Indian Wells, Joe Salisbury and American partner Rajeev Ram come in to Miami as the second seeds and in search of a second ATP Masters title.
Britain's Neal Skupski will be hoping to make it back-to-back finals at the Miami Open, after he and Evans narrowly missed out on the title last year. This year Skuspki will partner Wesley Koolhof, with the British, Dutch duo already having claimed three titles this year.
Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares will look to bounce back from a tough opening round in Indian Wells, coming in as the seventh seeds.
Lloyd Glasspool rounds off a strong British line-up in the men's doubles, joining with Michael Venus for the first time.
What is the draw for the Miami Open 2022?
Check out the draws for the Miami Open below:
How to watch the Miami Open 2022
All coverage will be available to watch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.