The Miami Open's new home is set to impress with specious accommodations, food options, specialty drinks, fine art and entertainment centered around tennis pros competing for $17 million dollars in prizes.
The top-tier tournament will last a full two weeks featuring 96 men, 96 women in singles competition and 32 doubles teams on each side. The qualifying matches kick start the whole event on Monday and Tuesday. The women’s main draw begins on Tuesday, the men’s main draw starts on Wednesday.
Attendees will enjoy the extra space around the new venue. Compared to the previous Key Biscayne location, the total seating options increase from 25,062 to 30,185. There are 10,000 parking spots on-site and dozens of restaurants and bars too. Each one will serve Miami Open’s signature cocktail, the MO Smash.
The main stadium seats total the same. Hard Rock's layout offers 4,738 premium seats, 29 permanent suites, and 13 cabana suites.The secondary grandstand stadium will seat 5,191 with Court 1 and Court 2 fitting 3,024 and 1,564.
“I am excited to see the people’s reactions, we will have the greatest tennis players in the world and we will be treating them to a great luxury experience in this tournament,” said Miami Open tournament director James Blake.