2017 Miami Open Player Field Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: February 7, 2017

Australian Open champs Roger Federer and Serena Williams highlight player field

Miami Open Player Field Once Again Has a Grand Slam Feel

Miami, FL – Highlighted by Australian Open champions, and Grand Slam title record holders, Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the 2017 Miami Open will once again bring a Grand Slam quality player field to the Crandon Park Tennis Center for a two-week sports and entertainment spectacle that has become the place to be in Miami each spring.

The event received its 2017 official acceptance lists and with all 76 of the top ranked men and 70 of the top 73 ranked women currently entered, the Miami Open player field ranks among the best on the tennis calendar.

The player field features a combined 13 Grand Slam singles champions including Federer, who claimed his 18th major title at this year’s Australian Open, and Serena who set the Open Era record with her 23rd major victory in Melbourne.

Whether you are looking to see a future Hall of Famer, a multiple Grand Slam champion, or a rising star, all will be on display at the Crandon Park Tennis Center during the event’s two weeks, March 20- April 2.

Tickets to the 2017 Miami Open are on sale now and can be purchased by phone (305-442-3367) or online at www.miamiopen.com. An exhilarating two weeks of tennis, fashion, food and fun conclude with the women’s final on Saturday, April 1 and the men’s final on Sunday, April 2.

Individual session tickets start at just $20 and packages begin at only $136. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of the most glamorous event on both tours.

The 2017 ATP acceptance list features 18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, World No. 1 and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray, World No. 2 Novak Djokovic, an 12-time Grand Slam winner and the three-time defending Miami Open champion, 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka, and former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Marin Cilic.

The women’s field for 2017 just as fierce, featuring 23-time Grand Slam champion and eight-time Miami Open winner Serena Williams, seven-time Grand Slam Champion Venus Williams, two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber, Olympic Gold Medalist and Miami native Monica Puig, and reigning French Open champion Garbiñe Muguruza.

The Miami Open is more than just a tennis event. Located in one of the world’s most beautiful vacation destinations with a diverse fan base and exquisite dining and luxury shopping offerings, the Miami Open has an energy and excitement that is uniquely Miami.

Qualifying rounds will be played March 20-21 and will determine 12 additional slots in each singles draw. The Miami Open will also award wildcards to five men and eight women. The main draw begins on Tuesday, March 21 as the women take the court, followed by the first round of the men’s main draw on Wednesday, March 22.

ATP Acceptance List (as of February 6, 2017)

Name Country Rank

Andy Murray GBR 01

Novak Djokovic SRB 02

Stan Wawrinka SUI 03

Milos Raonic CAN 04

Kei Nishikori JPN 05

Rafael Nadal ESP 06

Marin Cilic CRO 07

Dominic Thiem AUT 08

Gael Monfils FRA 09

Roger Federer SUI 10

David Goffin BEL 11

Tomas Berdych CZE 12

Grigor Dimitrov BUL 13

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA 14

Nick Kyrgios AUS 15

Roberto Bautista Agut ESP 16

Lucas Pouille FRA 17

Ivo Karlovic CRO 18

Jack Sock USA 19

Pablo Cuevas URU 20

Alexander Zverev GER 21

Richard Gasquet FRA 22

John Isner USA 23

Gilles Simon FRA 24

David Ferrer ESP 25

Tommy Haas # GER 25

Pablo Carreno Busta ESP 26

Sam Querrey USA 27

Philip Kohlschreiber GER 28

Gilles Muller LUX 29

Albert Ramos-Vinolas ESP 30

Steve Johnson USA 31

Feliciano Lopez ESP 32

Bernard Tomic AUS 33

Mischa Zverev GER 34

Marcos Baghdatis CYP 35

Martin Klizan SVK 36

Viktor Troicki SRB 37

Juan Martin del Potro ARG 38

Marcel Granollers ESP 39

Fernando Verdasco ESP 40

Joao Sousa POR 41

Nicolas Mahut FRA 42

Benoit Paire FRA 43

Nicolas Amagro ESP 44

Fabio Fognini ITA 45

Paolo Lorenzi ITA 46

Daniel Evans GBR 47

Federico Delbonis ARG 48

Florian Mayer GER 49

Malek Jaziri TUN 50

Karen Khachanov RUS 51

Diego Schwartzman ARG 52

Kyle Edmund GBR 53

Jiri Vesely CZE 54

Andrey Kuznetsov RUS 55

Adrian Mannarino FRA 56

Robin Haase NED 57

Tommy Robredo # ESP 57

Borna Coric CRO 58

Steve Darcis BEL 59

Jan-Lennard Struff GER 60

Yen-Hsun Lu TPE 61

Ryan Harrison USA 62

Daniil Medvedev RUS 63

Jordan Thompson AUS 64

Juan Monaco ARG 65

Stephane Robert FRA 66

Alexandr Dolgopolov UKR 67

Jeremy Chardy FRA 68

Horacio Zeballos ARG 69

Hyeon Chung KOR 70

Donald Young USA 71

Dudi Sela ISR 72

Gastao Elias POR 73

Kevin Anderson RSA 74

Andreas Seppi ITA 75

Facundo Bagnis ARG 76

Denis Istomin UZB 77

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WTA Acceptance List (as of February 6, 2017)

Name Country Rank

Serena Williams USA 01

Angelique Kerber GER 02

Karoilina Pliskova CZE 03

Simona Halep ROU 04

Dominika Cibulkova SVK 05

Agnieszka Radwanska POL 06

Garbiñe Mugaruza ESP 07

Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS 08

Madison Keys USA 09

Johanna Konta GBR 10

Venus Williams USA 11

Elina Svitolina UKR 13

Carla Suárez Navarro ESP 14

Elena Vesnina RUS 15

Timea Bacsinszky SUI 16

Barbora Strycova CZE 17

Caroline Wozniacki DEN 18

Coco Vandeweghe USA 20

Roberta Vinci ITA 21

Samantha Stosur AUS 22

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova RUS 23

Kiki Bertens NED 24

Caroline Garcia FRA 25

Daria Gavrilova AUS 26

Yulia Putintseva KAZ 27

Daria Kasatkina RUS 28

Irina-Camelia Begu ROU 29

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni CRO 30

Kristina Mladenovic FRA 31

Timea Babos HUN 32

Shuai Zhang CHN 33

Anastasija Sevastova LAT 34

Jelena Ostapenko LAT 35

Monica Niculescu ROU 36

Ana Konjuh CRO 37

Laura Siegemund GER 38

Ekaterina Makarova RUS 39

Alison Riske USA 40

Katerina Siniakova CZE 41

Misaki Doi JPN 42

Alizé Cornet FRA 43

Christina McHale USA 44

Eugenie Bouchard CAN 45

Yaroslava Shvedova KAZ 46

Lucie Safarova CZE 47

Monica Puig PUR 48

Sara Errani ITA 49

Jelena Jankovic SRB 50

Andrea Petkovic GER 51

Shelby Rogers USA 53

Lesia Tsurenko UKR 54

Lauren Davis USA 55

Naomi Osaka JPN 56

Julia Goerges GER 57

Kristyna Pliskova CZE 58

Shuai Peng CHN 59

Yanina Wickmayer BEL 60

Johanna Larsson SWE 61

Sorana Cirstea ROU 62

Viktorija Golubic SUI 63

Pauline Parmentier FRA 64

Annika Beck GER 65

Tsvetana Pironkova BUL 66

Oceane Dodin FRA 67

Louisa Chirico USA 68

Danka Kovinic MNE 69

Lara Arruabarrena ESP 70

Ying-Ying Duan CHN 71

Heather Watson GBR 72

Catherine Bellis USA 73

Kirsten Flipkens BEL 74

Camila Giorgi ITA 75

Kristina Kucova SVK 76

Carina Witthoeft GER 77

Mandy Minella LUX 78

Jennifer Brady USA 79

About the Miami Open presented by Itaú

The 2017 Miami Open will be played March 20-April 2 at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Miami. The two-week combined event is owned and operated by IMG. The Miami Open is one of nine ATP Masters 1000 Series events on the ATP calendar, a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA calendar, and features the top men’s and women’s tennis players in the world. The tournament is widely regarded as the most glamorous on the ATP and WTA calendars because of its exotic Miami location, thriving nightlife, five-star hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather and beaches, and its celebrity appeal. For ticket information, call +1.305.442.3367 or visit www.miamiopen.com.

About Itaú

Itau is the largest Latin America privately owned bank, with approximately 95,000 employees and operations in 20 countries throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. Itaú’s relationship with sport goes back to the 1970s, when Itaú first sponsored the Itaú Tennis Cup in Brazil in 1970. Itaú has been a sponsor of the Miami Open for the last six years, and also sponsors the Rio Open, the only combined ATP/WTA event in South America. Itaú also supports the Brazilian Women’s Tennis Circuit, only female professional tournament in South America, certified by the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), as well as the Tennis Institute Training Center, responsible for the development of young, new talent.

About IMG

IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 30 countries. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is one of the largest independent producers and distributors of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; league development; and marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, a leading global entertainment agency.