One of the biggest tournaments outside of the Grand Slams, the Miami Open this year will be played from the third week of March. In the passages mentioned below we look at the various options you can use to watch the Miami Open live streamed or on television and also the ticketing options for the competition in 2023.
Miami Open is played on the outdoor hard court surfaces of Miami Gardens in Florida with the Tennis Centre at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne playing host to the tournament before 2018.
The Crandon Park surface wasn’t the quickest in the world and that made for longish rallies in weather conditions that were exhaustingly hot and humid.
That, combined with the lawsuit made by the original owners of the land at which the old stadium was built forced the organizers to change the venue.
As a part of the men’s circuit Miami Open is played as an ATP 1000 Masters event while the women’s draw is held under the auspices of the WTA 1000 series of tournaments.
The tournament draw has 96 singles players on both, the men’s and women’s circuit with sponsors like Lipton, Ericsson, NASDAQ, Sony and Itau having sponsored the event in the past.
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How to Watch the 2023 Miami Open Live?
Below are the various options you can use to watch the 2023 Miami Open live, either streamed to your devices or on your computers.
Depending on which region you are in, the Miami Open organizers have signed up deals with local sports TV channels and websites which will broadcast a Grand Slam event like this live.
In Australia, the broadcasting partner for the tournament is Channel Nine, after having a signed a six-year long deal till 2024. The Miami Open will be broadcast on Wide World of Sports, 9Gem and 9Now among the other Channel Nine channels in the country.
For the remaining Asia-Pacific and South East Asia, the TV partner is Fox Sports. For New Zealand and Oceania-Pacific, the broadcast partners are Sky and Fiji TV respectively.
In Japan, one can switch to Wowow and NHK, while in China, the Miami Open is broadcast by CCTV, Shanghai TV and iQiyi.
For India and rest of the sub-continent, Sony Six/ESPN has the broadcasting rights, which was extended by three years starting from the 2021 edition of the Miami Open.
In Europe, the tournament broadcast rights lie with Eurosport. In order to be able to watch the Miami Open live by using the Eurosport Player direct, you will need to shell out £6.99 a month or £39.99 each year.
For fans in Switzerland, they can switch to SRG channel as well to enjoy flawless Miami Open live streaming.
In the United States, ESPN2, ESPN3 and Tennis Channel broadcast the action live from Melbourne, while in Central and Latin America, ESPN International has the rights.
In Canada, TSN is the channel to watch for Miami Open.
Lastly, in the Middle East and Northern Africa, one can tune to beIN Sports, while in Sub-Sahara Africa, SuperSport is the broadcast partner.
TennisTV.com is the official live streaming partner of the 2023 Miami Open and you can watch it live with them for a monthly fee of $14.99 (or an equivalent of that depending on where you are staying).
Other Methods to Watch Miami Wells Open 2023
Other than watching the Miami Open live on television in 2023, you can also look to do that using a couple of other options online.
Live streaming of the Miami Open can be watched by subscribing to TennisTV.com for the ATP matches and WTATV.com for the women’s encounters in the tournament.
Depending on which part of the world you are at, these subscriptions could cost you around $14.99/month and $9.99/month respectively. Further discounts might be available for annual packages which will allow you to watch the entire season of ATP and WTA season.
You can also sign up with bookmakers who offer the live streams of tennis competitions like Miami Open.
What you would need to do is to make a small deposit of about $10 and start watching the streams live. Two such bookmakers include bet365 and Unibet which live stream ATP and WTA tournaments live.
You will also need to check if this is available in your region because these bookmakers do not have the broadcasting rights in some of the countries around the world.
Where will the Miami Open 2023 be Played?
As mentioned earlier the Miami Open is hosted at the Miami Gardens in Florida.
The tournament is played at the Hard Rock Stadium which allows other sports like college football and the National Football League, including the Super Bowl. The Miami Grand Prix, which is a part of the Formula One circuit, has also been hosted here other than being expected to host a few of the 2026 FIFA World Cup matches at this venue.
Miami Open 2023 Schedule & Dates
In 2023, Miami Open will begin in the week following Indian Wells Open, with its qualifiers to be played from Monday, March 20 and the tournament main to kick-start from Wednesday, March 22 with its first round matches of the women’s draw. The following day, the men’s section will begin with its first round matches.
The tournament will go on till Sunday, April 2 when the men’s singles and doubles final will be held. The women’s draw will draw to a close a day prior on Saturday, April 1.
Miami Open 2023 Prize Money
The total prize money on the men’s side of things in 2022 was $9.55 million while the women’s section was awarded $8.36 million.
The men’s and women’s singles winners earned $1.23 million apiece while the runner-up prize in both sections of the draw was $646,000. The doubles champions won $426,000.
How to Buy Miami Open 2023 Tickets?
The single session tickets for the 2023 Miami Open are now available on the official Miami Open website here. Some of the other packages on offer are:
- Duration Packages for the Entire Tournament
- Suites & Luxury Seating
- Mini Plans
- Full Day Access
Get all this information for the Miami Open tickets including their prices for 2023 here.
Players Participating in the Miami Open 2023
We are still a few weeks away from the start of the tournament and will know of the exact player-list closer to the start of the competition. However, based on how things have gone in the previous weeks, the whose who of the tennis world can be expected to take part in the tournament.
Below is the seeded player list from the 2022 edition.
Men’s Singles Seeded Player List from 2022
Roberto Bautista Agut
Pablo Carreño Busta
Alex de Minaur
Women’s Singles Seeded Player List
Sara Sorribes Tormo
What Happened at the Previous Miami Open?
Carlos Alcaraz came up as a surprise winner of the 2022 edition of the Miami Open on the men’s singles circuit while the women’s singles title was won by Iga Swiatek.
Alcaraz crushed Casper Ruud in the final, in what would be a precursor of the things to come at the US Open final later in the season. He won 7-5, 6-4 after having gotten past Marin Cilic, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Miomir Kecmanovic and Hubert Hurkacz in the previous rounds.
Swiatek became a part of a very small set of four players to have made the Sunshine Double when she defeated Naomi Osaka in the final 6-0, 6-4, following on from the Indian Wells Open victory two weeks earlier.
Previous Miami Open Champions
Here’s a list of all the players who won the Miami Open this millennium.
- 2022: Carlos Alcaraz
- 2021: Hubert Hukacz
- 2020: Not Held
- 2019: Roger Federer
- 2018: John Isner
- 2017: Roger Federer
- 2016: Novak Djokovic
- 2015: Novak Djokovic
- 2014: Novak Djokovic
- 2013: Andy Murray
- 2012: Novak Djokovic
- 2011: Novak Djokovic
- 2010: Andy Roddick
- 2009: Andy Murray
- 2008: Nikolay Davydenko
- 2007: Novak Djokovic
- 2006: Roger Federer
- 2005: Roger Federer
- 2004: Andy Roddick
- 2003: Andre Agassi
- 2002: Andre Agassi
- 2001: Andre Agassi
- 2000: Pete Sampras
- 2022: Iga Swiatek
- 2021: Ash Barty
- 2020: Not Held
- 2019: Ash Barty
- 2018: Sloane Stephens
- 2017: Johanna Konta
- 2016: Victoria Azarenka
- 2015: Serena Williams
- 2014: Serena Williams
- 2013: Serena Williams
- 2012: Agnieszka Radwanska
- 2011: Victoria Azarenka
- 2010: Kim Clijsters
- 2009: Victoria Azarenka
- 2008: Serena Williams
- 2007: Serena Williams
- 2006: Svetland Kuznetsova
- 2005: Kim Clijsters
- 2004: Serena Williams
- 2003: Serena Williams
- 2002: Serena Williams
- 2001: Venus Williams
- 2000: Martina Hingis
Final Words on Watching Miami Open 2023 Live Streaming
All the relevant information on Miami Open including its schedule, player list and previous year’s performances apart from how to watch this tournament and how to buy tickets for this year’s edition have been updated above.