MIAMI, FL (January 7, 2019) IMG today announced that Ultimate Software, a leading provider of human capital management solutions in the cloud, has signed a multi-year agreement with the Miami Open presented by Itaú to be the Official Human Resources and Payroll Solutions sponsor of the event through the 2021 tournament. As part of the agreement, Ultimate Software will have exclusive naming rights to the 72 Club, the tournament’s ultra-luxury stadium seating and hospitality destination that will rewrite the definition of high-end event entertainment.

“Having a company like Ultimate Software join our tournament family is extremely exciting,” said James Blake, Miami Open Tournament Director. “The 2019 edition of the Miami Open will be historic, and the move to Hard Rock Stadium has generated great enthusiasm from our current partners and new sponsors. We’re looking forward to working with Ultimate Software, and, together, writing a new chapter for the Miami Open.”

“In sports and in business, success takes drive, focus, and a team effort. We’re proud to partner with the Miami Open in bringing tennis’s top athletes to South Florida,” said Scott Scherr, CEO, president, and founder of Ultimate Software. “With Ultimate’s headquarters in Weston, the tournament has been an annual staple, and the 2019 Miami Open promises to be a premier event.”

The new sponsorship agreement with the Miami Open is the third major announcement for Ultimate Software with IMG properties and partners in 2018.

The 2019 tournament will mark the first Miami Open at its new Hard Rock Stadium home, and excitement continues to build as the site begins to take shape. The improved amenities will include best‐in‐class hospitality and permanent infrastructure that will allow the tournament to host a true lifestyle and entertainment event featuring the best in art, food, fashion, and music. The new, improved site will include a permanent Grandstand stadium, double the number of competition and practice courts, on-site general admission parking, increased overall seating throughout the venue, and triple the dining offering.

Scheduled for March 18–31, 2019, the Miami Open will become the center of the sports and entertainment world as the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Sloane Stephens will descend on Hard Rock Stadium for a two-week extravaganza.

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