Two ATP Masters 1000 tournaments, and two opening-round wins for #NextGenATP Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime.
The 18-year-old put a slow start behind him on Thursday to beat Norway's Casper Ruud, another contender for the 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 at the Miami Open presented by Itau.
Auger-Aliassime faced five break points in the opening set, but faced only one the remainder of the match. The 6'3” right-hander, who qualified in Miami, is coming off a third-round run at the season's first Masters 1000 event, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, where Auger-Aliassime upset No...more
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Watch Hot Shot as Alexander Bublik showcases great variety to overcome Tennys Sandgren at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Photo credit: Michael Reaves/Getty Images. Watch live tennis streams at http://www.tennistv.com.
There has been no big celebration for Dominic Thiem since he lifted his first ATP Masters 1000 trophy on Sunday. More an immediate shift in thoughts from the BNP Paribas Open to the Miami Open presented by Itau.
Having left the Indian Wells Tennis Garden at nine o’clock on Sunday night, the Austrian was in bed by midnight prior to a flight the next day across the United States.
“I left Indian Wells as the champion of this huge tournament, so it made me happy almost like never before in my tennis career,” Thiem told reporters in Miami on Wednesday. “I love the Indian Wel...more
Sixteen years ago, Spaniard David Ferrer made his debut at the Miami Open presented by Itau. On Thursday night at the ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament, the 36-year-old Spaniard will begin his final tournament appearance against American Sam Querrey in the night session. Ferrer has a 32-16 tournament record, highlighted by a runner-up finish to Andy Murray in 2013.
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ORDER OF PLAY - THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
STADIUM start 12:00 noon
[WC] Christopher Eubanks (USA) vs Damir Dzumhur (BIH)
Not Before 4:00 pm
Serbian Janko Tipsarevic, former World No. 8, earned his first tour-level win since August 2017 on Wednesday at the Miami Open presented by Itau.
The 34-year-old swept American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-3 to advance at the ATP Masters 1000 event in South Florida.
Tipsarevic, No. 453 in the ATP Rankings, is playing in his third tournament of the season after missing all of 2018 to recover from surgeries on both hamstring tendons. It's the latest comeback for the Belgrade native, who has endured numerous maladies to his feet and knees.
He missed 17 months, including all of the 2014 season, because o...more
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer won't be playing doubles together at the Miami Open presented by Itau, but the two former Miami champions took to the court together on Wednesday for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Stadium Court.
Djokovic, who is going for a record-setting seventh Miami title, and Federer, a three-time Miami champion, joined WTA players Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to celebrate the first day of main-draw play at Hard Rock Stadium, the home of the NFL's Miami Dolphins.
The ATP Masters 1000 tournament is being held in Miami Gardens for the first time, after 32 years at Key Bis...more
The career firsts keep coming in this breakout season for #NextGenATP Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime.
The 18-year-old will make his main draw debut at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Auger-Aliassime beat Italian veteran Paolo Lorenzi 7-6(1), 6-2 on Wednesday to qualify for the season's second ATP Masters 1000 event.
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The Canadian picked up his first Top 10 win last week (d. Tsitsipas) at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells en route to the third round.
“I'm happy with the work I've done in the qualies. My main objective coming here was to ...more
Watch highlights as Janko Tipsarevic and Hubert Hurkacz are among those to advance on the opening day of the Miami Open presented by Itau. Photo Credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. Watch live tennis streams at http://www.tennistv.com.
Dominic Thiem, Guido Pella and Miomir Kecmanovic teamed up to work with Rebuilding Together in repairing a home as part of Miami Unites Day at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Photo Credit: Peter Staples/Miami Open. Watch live tennis streams at http://www.tennistv.com.