Tennis Center at Crandon Park

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Crandon Park Tennis Center
Nadal Del Potro Miami 2009.jpg
Location Miami, Florida, USA
Capacity 13,300
Surface Hard (Laykold), Outdoors
Construction
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Opened 1991 (renovated 1994)
Construction cost $ 21 million
Architect Rossetti Architects

The 13,300-seat stadium court is the centerpiece of the Tennis Center at Crandon Park facility, home of the Sony Open in Miami, Florida since 1987. The Sony Open uses twelve courts for competition courts, plus six practice courts. The facility is also home to two European red clay courts, four American green clay courts, and two grass courts. During the majority of the year when the Sony Open is not on site, the Crandon Park Tennis Center is a Miami-Dade County park that is open to the public year-round. Cliff Drysdale Tennis is located at the tennis center and offers year-round clinics, camps, and private lessons. All aforementioned playing surfaces, including the stadium court, are available for public use.

The Tennis Center at Crandon Park is actually the third home of the Sony Open. It began in Delray Beach in 1985 and moved to Boca Raton in 1986, before permanently settling in Key Biscayne in 1987. The Tennis Center is also home to the United States Tennis Association's player development program headquarters and the 16 and 18 under Junior Orange Bowl.

Tennis Center at Crandon Park panorama

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Coordinates: 25°42′29″N 80°09′32″W / 25.70806°N 80.15889°W / 25.70806; -80.15889