The Mallorcan and Swiss will attend the second Masters 1000 of the season, confirmed the organization. Serena and Kerber are confirmed in the women’s box.
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Serena Williams will look to maintain the good moment of the start of the tennis season in the next edition of the Miami Open, according to the list of players announced today by the organization.
In the tournament
This year will be played between March 20 and April 2, will participate the Spanish, number six in the world ranking and four times finalist in Florida.
In Miami, the Spanish tennis player, winner of 14 major tournaments, is part of a select group that includes Swiss Roger Federer, with whom he lost last January 29 the final of the Australian Open after five sets.
Also present will be his compatriots Roberto Bautista, David Ferrer, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Feliciano Lopez, Marcel Granollers, Fernando Verdasco and Nicolás Almagro.
The list includes the number 1 and 2, British Andy Murray and Serbian Novak Djokovic, respectively, as well as Stan Wawrinka, Juan Martin del Potro and Marin Cilic.
Meanwhile, the Argentines dominate the Latin American presence in Miami, which in addition to Del Potro, will have Federico Delbonis, Diego Schwartzman, Horacio Zeballos and Facundo Bagnis , plus the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.
In the women’s box will be the American Serena Williams , the best player of the circuit WTA and favorite of the tournament, who in Melbourne reached this year a record of 23 victories in great tournaments, and that also has won in 8 championships in Miami.
His sister, Venus Williams, with 7 titles, will also share in Miami with a select group that includes Angelique Kerber and Monica Puig, Olympic Gold and Native Miami medalist.
The next edition of the Miami Open will feature the 77 best players in the world and the 79 best tennis players of the WTA, the organization said.