Sony Open Tennis Miami Schedule
Each March the eyes of the tennis world are focused keenly on Tennis Center at
Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida for the Sony Open Tennis Miami. All of the biggest luminaries in professional tennis
descend upon the tennis center for one of the premiere stops on both the ATP and WTA tours. The tournament has undergone several
name changes since its inaugural event in 1985 but the level of competition has never diminished and in fact has only increased
over the years as the event has become one of the most watched and highly attended tournaments in all of professional tennis.
If you are a real tennis lover there is no reason not to be in South Florida in March to enjoy the excellent weather and take
in some unbelievable matches.
The 2014 Sony Open Tennis Miami tournament takes place at Tennis Center at Crandon Park
from March 17th through March 30th. During these two weeks you will have the opportunity to see the best men's and women's
singles and doubles matches on earth so no matter what you prefer to watch, your favorite brand of world class tennis will
be on hand. Key Biscayne is the place to be in March for tennis lovers of all stripes so get your tickets from StubHub today
and start making the necessary travel plans.
Sony Open Tennis Miami ATP World Tour
The ATP World Tour
has been operating for 41 years and features the best men's tennis players in the world battling it out one on one and as
doubles to earn the coveted championship. Offering 32 points to the singles champion and 24 for the doubles champion, Delray
Beach International Tennis Championship is one of the most important of the forty events on the ATP World Tour 250 Series
schedule. The 250 Series had its first season in 2009 and stands as the newest tournament series of the ATP World Tour. Tennis
fans are always on the lookout for tickets to a big time event, and Sony Open Tennis Miami has become one of the major draws
of the tennis season. On both the singles side and the doubles side, Sony Open Tennis Miami features some of the biggest stars
in the tennis world trying to get more points in their quest for an ATP World Tour title. When it comes to world class tennis,
Sony Open Tennis Miami is the place to go. From the gorgeous Florida weather to the beautiful hard courts at Tennis Center
at Crandon Park, there is simply no better place to enjoy world class tennis like the Sony Open Tennis Miami offers.
Sony Open Tennis Miami Rivalries
Each year during the ATP and WTA tour exciting new rivalries develop and that
will surely be the case this year, some of which may just begin at the Sony Open Tennis Miami. On the men's side everyone
will surely be gunning to take out Andy Murray, the event's men's singles champion of 2013, while on the women's side 2013
champion Serena Williams will definitely have a target on her back. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer will defend
their title as men's doubles champions while Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik will look to do the same on the women's
side. There are numerous competitors looking to prove their mettle at Tennis Center at Crandon Park in 2014. As with every
year, the 2014 Sony Open Tennis Miami will produce some new rivalries as big upsets take place and new athletes look to make
their mark on the ATP World Tour.
Past champions of the Sony Open read like a who's who of
the tennis world as the event annually draws some of the biggest names in all of tennis. On the men's side previous winners
include Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Ivan Ljubicic, Lleyton Hewitt, Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, Pete Sampras,
Boris Becker, Jimmy Connors, Yannick Noah, and Roscoe Tanner just to name a few. The women's side features just as many luminaries
of the tennis world including Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams, Lindsay Davenport, Martina Hingis, Steffi Graf,
Monica Seles, and Martina Navratilova among others. Clearly all of the biggest names in tennis take part in the Sony Open
as they are drawn to the action at one of the top tennis facilities in the world and the energy of the numerous fans who make
their way to Tennis Center at Crandon Park each March.
Also known as the Miami Open, the Sony Open
Tennis Miami was originally called the Lipton International Players Championship. In 2000 the event was renamed the Ericsson
Open before changing the name in 2002 to the NASDAQ 100 Open before being renamed the Sony Ericsson Open in 2007. In 2013
the event took on its current moniker, but regardless of what you want to call it, the event is one of the best collection
of talent you will find the entire tennis season.