The most interesting first round of WTA Miami draw is definitely the one between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, who will face each other on Wednesday in the day session. It will be a very uncomfortable opening for the eight-time champion of this event, who faces the new Indian Wells winner.
Serena would have a difficult second round as well, against the world No. 4 Elina Svitolina. This is in the first section of the bottom half led by Jelena Ostapenko and Petra Kvitova, who could play each other in the fourth round.
The world No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams could play in the quarters. In the top half Victoria Azarenka, a 2016 winner here and at the second event since her comeback to competition this year, faces Catherine Bellis.
The world No. 1 Simona Halep will open against Veronica Cepede Royg or a qualifier. She is set to meet Karolina Pliskova in the quarters, Garbine Muguruza in the semis. Johanna Konta is the defending champion, here below full draw: