2019 Miami - WTA Premier Mandatory - General Discussion

Who will gains the title?

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2018 winner: Sloane Stephens (will defend the title)
Former champions, who are participating in this year's edition: Venus Williams (1998-99, 2001), Serena Williams (2002-04, 2008-09, 2013-15), Victoria Azarenka (2009, 2011, 2016), Johanna Konta (2017)

Date: March 18 – 31
Edition: 35th
Category: WTA Premier Mandatory
Draw: 96S
Prize money: $ the data will be added later
Surface: Hard
Environment: Outdoor
Location: Miami Gardens, Florida, United States
Venue: Hard Rock Stadium (this year's event is the first, which that will take place there)
Official website: http://www.miamiopen.com/
Wiki-link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Miami_Open_–_Women's_Singles
TV: ESPN, Tennis Channel and other

WTA entry list:
  1. Naomi Osaka (JPN)
  2. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
  3. Simona Halep (ROU)
  4. Sloane Stephens (USA)
  5. Karlina Pliskova (CZE)
  6. Angelique Kerber (GER)
  7. Elina Svitolina (UKR)
  8. Kiki Bertens (NED)
  9. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR)
  10. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
  11. Serena Williams (USA)
  12. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT)
  13. Ashleigh Barty (AUS)
  14. Daria Kasatkina (RUS)
  15. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP)
  16. Julia Goerges (GER)
  17. Madison Keys (USA)
  18. Qiang Wang (CHN)
  19. Caroline Garcia (FRA)
  20. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  21. Elise Mertens (BEL)
  22. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
  23. Danielle Collins (USA)
  24. Lesia Tsurenko (UKR)
  25. Donna Vekic (CRO)
  26. Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)
  27. Maria Sharapova (RUS)
  28. Camila Giorgi ROU)
  29. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU)
  30. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
  31. Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE)
  32. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
  33. Aliaksanda Sasnovich (BLR)
  34. Dayana Yastremska (UKR)
  35. Venus Williams (USA)
  36. Petra Martic (CRO)
  37. Sofia Kenin (USA)
  38. Maria Sakkari (GRE)
  39. Johanna Konta (GBR)
  40. Shuai Zhang (CHN)
  41. Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS)
  42. Saisai Zheng (CHN)
  43. Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)
  44. Katerina Siniakova (CZE)
  45. Belinda Bencic (SUI)
  46. Viktoria Kuzmova (SVK)
  47. Daria Gavrilova (AUS)
  48. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
  49. Barbora Strycova (CZE)
  50. Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL)
  51. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) SR
  52. Alizé Cornet (FRA)
  53. Alison Riske (USA)
  54. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL)
  55. Rebecca Peterson (SWE)
  56. Pauline Parmentier (FRA)
  57. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  58. Aleksandra Krunic (SRB)
  59. Monica Puig (PUR)
  60. Amanda Anisimova (USA)
  61. Vera Lapko (BLR)
  62. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK)
  63. Yafan Wang (CHN)
  64. Tamara Zidansek (SLO)
  65. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
  66. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS)
  67. Tatjana Maria (GER)
  68. Andrea Petkovic (GER)
  69. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK)
  70. Bianca Andreescu (CAN)
  71. Johanna Larsson (SWE)
  72. Marketa Vondrousova (CZE)
  73. Samantha Stosur (AUS)
  74. Evgeniya Rodina (RUS)
  75. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU)
Wild Cards:
  • Olga Danilović (Serbia)
  • Cori Gauff (USA)
  • Caty McNally (USA)
  • Mari Osaka (Japan)
  • Whitney Osuigwe (USA)
  • Natalia Vikhlyantseva (Russia)
  • Wang Xinyu (China)
  • Wang Xiyu (China)
The main and qualifying draws and the list of seeds players for the main and qualifying competitions can be found in the wiki-link!
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Hall of Fame
I also included into the poll a surprising winner of IW Bianca Andreescu, who has the chance (albeit unlikely) to win Sunshine Double.

Aussie Darcy

Bionic Poster
Some exciting potential 2R matches:
Wozniacki v Sasnovich
Anismova v Kontaveit
Azarenka/Domi v Garcia
Yastremska v Barty
Stosur v Keys
Venus v Suarez Navarro

Aussie Darcy

Bionic Poster
Also 1R match to keep an eye on:

14 year old Coco Gauff plays 17 year old Caty McNally.

Some may rememebr Coco for making the US Open junior final aged just 13 in 2017.

Has a potentially winnable 1R, imagine her winning that match aged just 14.


The entry list must be seeded prior to Indian Wells. Otherwise Andreescu's 70 seed is madly disrespectful to her current 24 WTA ranking.
I suspect she's too beat up to win the Sunshine Double. I'm expecting an early exit and a lighter schedule after this WTA Premier Mandatory. Somebody like Stephens that made an early exit from IW will likely win in Miami.


Hall of Fame
Bianca for the sunshine double :cool:
Do u really think she got enough in the tank to win ?? She seemed to leave an aweful
lot out on the court. I think she might have trouble getting by Sofa Kenin in the second rd.
If i am reading the draw right.

I really like Bianca game. To me she seems to be one of the more
complete players on the WTA. Going to be a treat to watch her
progress over the next 12 years or so.

I Am Finnish

Talk Tennis Guru
Matches are cancelled today

Tomorrow will be Brutal with last round qualification & all first round matches + ATP qualification & first round matches from the bottom or top half :oops: i think they will start at 9 or 10 am:unsure:


Hall of Fame
Anisimova beats Petkovic, 6-4 6-3. She was up 6-4 5-1 40-30 while receiving, but didn't manage to break and then lost her own serve. She broke for the win in the next game. So still a bit nervy near the end of the match. Still, glad she is through, hope she does well!


Bionic Poster
Wang looking good. Will win Miami, but not as a 17-year-old.
What the Heck is wrong with monica Puig ?????????????? Ok Wang is up and coming teenager. But Puig won the GOLD medal beating top WTA women. What is going on with this girl since then ? Can't be injuries, she looks healthy


Hall of Fame
Wow. Wang Xiyu, the 17yo teenager with a decisive win over Puig. Supposedly she never any tournament outside of China before this match.

She was #190 in the world entering the match and is #173 now.


Hall of Fame
Will DAZN Canada provide free stream online through Twitter again? I presume they won't and that was just special for the Indian Wells final.
Does anyone know?