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Miami Open 2016 – Overview

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2016 Miami Open Tournament:

  • The Open Tennis Tournament is also known as Miami Masters was a professional tournament for Men’s and women’s tennis tournament being played on outdoorhard courts.
  • This is the 32n deditition of the mega tournament all men and women’s events took place at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Florida, United States.

32nd edition’s Winners

Men’s SinglesNovak DjokovicKei Nishikori
Women’s SinglesVictoria Azarenka ( Belarus )Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia)
Men’s DoublesPierre Hugues (France )

And Herbert Nicolas (France)

TímeaBabos (South Africa) and

YaroslavaShvedova (USA)

Women’s DoublesBethanieMattek-Sands ( USA ) and  LucieŠafářová( Chezh Republic)TímeaBabos (Hungary) and YaroslavaShvedova (Kazakhstan)

Fast Facts:

  • Butch Buchholz established the event in 1985, it marked the first time in 56 years that a new two-week tournament featuring men and women was launched.
  • Most of the top 50 players in the world from both tours participate in the event the Miami Open presented by Itaú is one of the largest tournaments in the world.
  • Prize money:Men’s and woman’s singles winner receives $1,028,300. Men’s and women’s doubles team receives $336,920.
  • It was broadcast to 193 territories around the globe and received an estimated 14,000 hours of global television coverage.