2011 Sony Ericsson Open

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2011 Sony Ericsson Open
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Date:   March 22 – April 3
Edition:   27th
Category:   Masters 1000 (ATP)
Premier Mandatory (WTA)
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
Venue:   Tennis Center at Crandon Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Miami Masters
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The 2011 Sony Ericsson Open (also known as 2011 Miami Masters), a men's and women's tennis tournament, was held from March 22 to April 3, 2011. It was the 27th edition of the Miami Masters event and played on outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Miami. The tournament was a part of 2011 ATP World Tour and 2011 WTA Tour, classified as ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Premier Mandatory event respectively.

Tournament[edit]

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The 2011 Sony Ericsson Open took place at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Miami. This was the twenty seventh edition of the event and took place from March 22 to April 3, 2011. The tournament was part of the 2011 ATP World Tour and the 2011 WTA Tour. It was a Masters 1000 series event on the ATP Tour and a Premier Mandatory series event on the WTA Tour. It was the second event to be staged in 2011 in either category. The tournament was played on 12 Laykold Cushion Plus courts which have been rated slow by the ITF.[1][2][3]

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[4] Men's Doubles[4] Women's Singles[5] Women's Doubles[5]
Champion 1000
Runner up 600 700
Semifinals 360 450
Quarterfinals 180 250
Round of 16 90 140
Round of 32 45 80
Round of 64 25 (10) 50
Round of 128 10 5
Qualifier 12 30

Prize Money[edit]

The total commitment prize money for this year's event was $4,500,000 each (WTA Tour and ATP World Tour).[6]

Stage Men's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Singles Women's Doubles
Champion $611,000 $200,200 $700,000 $237,000
Runner up $298,200 $97,700 $350,000 $118,500
Semifinals $149,450 $49,970 $150,000 $51,000
Quarterfinals $76,195 $24,960 $64,700 $22,000
Round of 16 $40,160 $13,160 $32,000 $11,500
Round of 32 $21,495 $7,040 $18,740 $4,000
Round of 64 $11,605 $11,500
Round of 96 $7,115 $7,050
Final round qualifying $2,120 $2,100
First round qualifying $1,085 $1,050

Players[edit]