The Miam Open is rising right into a racquet sport celebration.
The 2024 Miami Open introduced by Itaú introduced in the present day that match will characteristic an elite wheelchair occasion and two-day Main League Pickleball (MLP) match, marking the first-time each occasions will happen at any 1000 sequence match.
The Miami Open is ready for March 17-Thirty first at Laborious Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Daniil Medvedev is defending Miami Open males’s champion, Petra Kvitova received the 2023 Miami Open ladies’s crown and isn’t planning to defend her title as she’s pregnant along with her first little one.
From March 26-28, wheelchair tennis will make its debut in Miami.
Japan’s Shingo Kunieda, four-time Paralympic gold medalist and winner of 28 main singles titles, would be the match director with Grand Slam champions, Nice Britain’s Gordon Reid and Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez already confirmed within the discipline.
Main League Pickleball (MLP) can even make its debut from March 27 – 29, that includes a pro-am and two-day match starring 16 of the world’s greatest gamers. A group of 16 high MLP professionals will showcase their unimaginable abilities in the course of the All-Star match, full with spherical robin pool play and three playoff matches.
Further occasions will embody the MLP stars taking part in alongside celebrities in a Professional-Am spherical robin match and a Professional-Am group exhibition match.
“We’re delighted to welcome each wheelchair tennis gamers and MLP stars to this yr’s Miami Open introduced by Itaú,” Event Director James Blake mentioned. “We wish to proceed to construct on the pageant ambiance that’s now so synonymous with the Open and we’re proud to be the primary 1000 sequence occasion to showcase elite wheelchair tennis and pickleball athletes to our followers.”
The Miami Open introduced by Itaú will welcome greater than 30 of Miami’s main eating places and bars this yr as organizers intention to infuse tennis with the enduring tradition of Miami.
Pop-ups of Miami’s best eating places will pepper the Campus with numerous culinary delights at each flip together with David Chang’s Fuku Hen, well-known for its scrumptious thigh-meat spicy fried hen sandwich; Cheeseburger Child identified to locals as “The Queen of South Seashore” and Ella’s Oyster Bar, serving the freshness of New England delicacies with the zest and complexity of Miami’s distinctive tradition. Event favorites returning to the Miami Open campus embody Sushi Maki, Kiki on the River, and Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, whereas The Grove delivers the regional Florida flare that includes native Miami meals truck choices.
Inside the one tennis stadium courtroom constructed inside an NFL venue, stadium ticket holders may have the chance to expertise Milos, the award-winning seafood restaurant and the primary premium bookable eating choice on the match, one other new addition for 2024.
Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Backyard, the Dobel Tequila Bar, the Botran Rum Lounge, Santa Margherita and No.3 Gin Lounge will provide guests a wide selection of refreshments and locations to chill out in between having fun with the feast of matches being performed on the ten competitors courts.
For a full record of meals and beverage choices on campus go to https://www.miamiopen.com/food-and-beverage
For ticket data, go to www.miamiopen.com