Why is the tournament moving to Hard Rock Stadium?
Due to the overwhelming popularity and immense growth of the tournament, combined with the interest of tournament organizers to expand and elevate the event experience for players, patrons, and tennis fans alike, we are embarking on a new endeavor to build the best tournament in all of tennis while keeping the event in Miami.
Will Miami Open Patrons/Season ticket holders have first right of renewal?
Yes. Current Miami Open subscribers have the opportunity to renew their package for the 2019 Tournament. Renewals will be done in order by longevity with the tournament and by package type. Please visit our 2019 Preview Center, located by Gate C for more information.
Can we buy the same seat locations?
Because we are moving into a new stadium configuration, certain seat locations may differ, but existing accounts have preference on selecting renewal locations. Please visit our 2019 Preview Center, located by Gate C for more information.
Will the seat or package pricing be comparable?
It is our goal to remain consistent with our existing pricing levels. Some seating options have incremental increases due to the addition of new ticketing product lines that feature premium amenities, such as lounge style seats, upscale hospitality and preferred parking included in their package.
Will there still be Legacy pricing?
Many legacy accounts have the opportunity to buy seat locations at similar prices. They also have the opportunity to purchase new premium packages with enhanced hospitality amenities and parking amenities.
How far is it from Downtown Miami/Key Biscayne/South Miami area?
Depending on where you are departing from and the time of day you are planning on attending the drive times should be similar to the drive time to the current venue. The parking is much better for everyone as there are more parking options directly on site. Everyone will enjoy an upgraded parking experience.
Where will parking be located?
The parking will be located directly adjacent to the stadium, within an a few minutes walking distance to the primary entrance to the tournament.
What will it cost to park?
Parking options and pricing will be finalized soon.
Will there be valet parking?
Valet parking may be available with certain premium ticket and hospitality packages. We are excited to be able to expand our parking programs with additional space at the new venue. We’re currently looking into this program.
Will there be a Patron Club/Collectors Club?
We are excited to have the opportunity to offer a variety of hospitality and dining options at our new home at Hard Rock Stadium. Venue details are being finalized and will be communicated in the near future.
Will 72 Club be sold to tennis patrons?
Yes. The hospitality areas at Hard Rock Stadium will be will be available for purchase during our general on-sale period. Please visit our 2019 Preview Center, located by Gate C for more information.
How many courts will there be?
On-site courts will increase from 21 to 30, including 18 practice courts instead of nine at our current venue.
Will the outer courts be permanent?
Yes, the tennis center and the 29 courts will all be permanent
Will the courts be available for play year-round?
Currently we have not finalized a plan for the courts on a year round basis. We will be working to find the best way to utilize the courts to the benefit of the local community.
How many seats will the Stadium Court have?
13,800 is the seating capacity inside the stadium, similar to our current stadium on Key Biscayne.
Is the venue going to be completed in time?
Yes. Construction of the tournament venue is in progress and will be ready for the 2019 tournament.
How will the 2020 Super Bowl impact the tournament?
In 2020, Hard Rock Stadium will host the Super Bowl. There will not be any disruption to the installation time needed for the stadium court infrastructure for the Miami Open.
How many seats will the Grandstand court have?
The Grandstand at the new venue will be a permanent structure with a capacity of 5,000, a size larger than the Grandstand at our current venue.
Will there be more shade structures outside?
The new venue will feature a picturesque garden plaza with comfortable shaded sitting areas, live tennis action displayed on an oversized video board, and a wide variety of culinary offerings to enjoy.
What are the best/closest hotels/restaurants?
In addition to working with our current hotel and restaurant partners, we are working to identify other preferred properties in the region and will offer recommendations as well as featured vacation package options for all our patrons and guests.
What are the players’ reactions?
Player reactions have been overwhelmingly positive, and while memories of their experiences on Key Biscayne will endure, they are all looking forward to experiencing the new improved and upgraded experience at the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium.