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Miami Open Announces Final Wild Cards

Miami Open Announces Final Wild Cards

The Miami Open announced today its remaining 22 wild cards for the 2023 tournament.

The wild cards were given to the following players:

ATP Main Draw Wild Cards

No. 103 Taro Daniel (JPN)

No. 139 Zizou Bergs (BEL) 

No. 171 Juncheng Shang (CHN)

No. 188 Emilio Nava (USA) 

WTA Main Draw Wild Cards 

No. 127 Erika Andreeva 

No. 154 Ashlyn Krueger (USA) 

No. 163 Brenda Fruhvirtova (CZE) 

No. 187 Robin Montgomery (USA)

No. 194 Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva (AND)

No. 220 Alexandra Eala (PHI)

No. 270 Hailey Baptiste (USA)

ATP Qualifying Wild Cards

No. 209 Benoit Paire (FRA)

No. 276 Abedallah Shelbayh (JOR)

No. 419 Martin Damm (USA)

No. 785 Learner Tien (USA)

No. 1238 Alexandr Blockx (BEL)

WTA Qualifying Wild Cards

No. 128 Emma Navarro (USA)

No. 140 Heather Watson (GBR)

No. 182 Fernanda Contreras Gomez (MEX)

No. 197 Storm Hunter (AUS)

No. 199 Katherine Sebov (CAN)

No. 280 Priska Nugroho (INA)

It was announced earlier this month that 2020 and 2021 US Open champions, Dominic Thiem and Emma Raducanu also received wild cards for the Main Draw.

The 2023 Miami Open presented by Itaú will take place at Hard Rock Stadium, March 19 – April 2, 2023.

The tournament’s Qualifying matches begin on a Sunday this year, for an unprecedented 15 days of tennis for fans to enjoy, making the tournament the largest Miami Open yet.

It was also announced last week that the tournament will host “The Final Set Concert Series presented by Stella Artois” which will feature Afro-Cuban Funk artist Cimafunk on Friday, March 31 following the Men’s Semifinal match, and the legendary R&B band Kool & the Gang on Saturday, April 1 following the Women’s Finals.

Daniel, 30, is the elder statesman among the wild cards, having surged in the rankings following a quarterfinal in Acapulco.

Shang, the 2021 US Open junior finalist, was just 17 in January when he qualified into the Australian Open and reached the second round, becoming the first Chinese man to win an AO match.

Nava, 21, reached the 2019 junior finals at both the Australian Open and US Open. The 23-year-old Bergs owns four career Challenger titles.

A 15-year-old, Fruhvirtova made her pro debut as a qualifier at January’s Australian Open.

Eala, 17, won the 2022 US Open junior title while Montgomery, 18, was the 2021 winner in both singles and doubles, which she claimed with fellow 18-year-old Krueger. Andreeva, who is also 18, was the French Open junior runner-up in 2021. Kasintseva, the 2020 Australian Open junior winner, is 17 and the first…

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