Miami Open - Entry List: Roger Federer IN, Djokovic seeks seventh title


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Miami Open - Entry List: Roger Federer IN, Djokovic seeks seventh title

The top-79 ATP players have committed to the Miami Open that will take place from 20 to 31 March 2019. Novak Djokovic is the favorite to win the title, the Serb will seek his seventh title in Florida where he won his maiden Masters 1000 title at the age of 19 years and ten months.

For the first time after 31 years, the tournament will not be held at Key Biscayne but at the Hard Rock Stadium. Roger Federer will seek his fourth title after the successes in 2005, 2006 and 2017 when he achieved the Sunshine Double (Indian Wells and Miami) after triumphing at the Australian Open.

All of Federer's previous titles in Miami have come when he has won the Indian Wells title. The 37-year-old Basel native lost in the opening round of the 2018 Miami Open to Thanasi Kokkinakis. There are some more doubts about Rafael Nadal's participation.

In his press conference at the Australian Open, following his loss in the final to Novak Djokovic, the world no. 2 had said that he would play in Acapulco and Indian Wells and he would then evaluate if he needed a longer break ahead of the clay season that will start in Monte Carlo for him.

The Mallorca native lost all the five finals played in Miami in 12 appearances, including in 2005 against Federer when he was leading by two sets and a break. He had skipped the tournament last year in order to recuperate from the hip injury that had affected him during the 2018 Australian Open quarter-final against Marin Cilic.

John Isner is the defending champion. Last year, he defeated Alexander Zverev win his maiden Masters 1000.

Novak Djokovic, SRB, 01
Rafael Nadal, ESP, 02
Alexander Zverev, GER, 03
Juan Martin del Potro, ARG, 04
Kevin Anderson, RSA, 05
Roger Federer, SUI, 06
Kei Nishikori, JPN, 07
Dominic Thiem, AUT, 08
John Isner, USA, 09
Marin Cilic, CRO, 10
Karen Khachanov, RUS, 11
Stefanos Tsitsipas, GRE, 12
Borna Coric, CRO, 13
Milos Raonic, CAN, 14
Fabio Fognini, ITA, 15
Daniil Medvedev, RUS, 16
Lucas Pouille, FRA, 17
Roberto Bautista Agut, ESP, 18
Marco Cecchinato, ITA, 19
Diego Schwartzman, ARG, 20
David Goffin, BEL, 21
Nikoloz Basilashvili, GEO, 22
Pablo Carreno Busta, ESP, 23
Grigor Dimitrov, BUL, 24
Denis Shapovalov, CAN, 25
Fernando Verdasco, ESP, 26
Richard Gasquet, FRA, 27
Alex de Minaur, AUS, 28
Kyle Edmund, GBR, 29
Frances Tiafoe, USA, 30
Gilles Simon, FRA, 31
Philipp Kohlschreiber, GER, 32
Gael Monfils, FRA, 33
Steve Johnson, USA, 34
Jeremy Chardy, FRA, 35
John Millman, AUS, 36
Andreas Seppi, ITA, 37
Martin Klizan, SVK, 38
Joao Sousa, POR, 39
Taylor Fritz, USA, 40
Nicolas Jarry, CHI, 41
Dusan Lajovic, SRB, 42
Malek Jaziri, TUN, 43
Pierre-Hugues Herbert, FRA, 44
Matthew Ebden, AUS, 45
Adrian Mannarino, FRA, 46
Marton Fucsovics, HUN, 47
Sam Querrey, USA, 48
Leonardo Mayer, ARG, 49
Hyeon Chung, KOR, 50
Jan-Lennard Struff, GER, 51
Damir Dzumhur, BIH, 52
Matteo Berrettini, ITA, 53
Robin Haase, NED, 54
Mikhail Kukushkin, KAZ, 55
Marius Copil, ROM, 56
Stan Wawrinka, SUI, 57
Benoit Paire, FRA, 58
Guido Pella, ARG, 59
Jordan Thompson, AUS, 60
Peter Gojowczyk, GER, 61
Feliciano Lopez, ESP, 62
Denis Kudla, USA, 63
Cameron Norrie, GBR, 64
Aljaz Bedene, SLO, 65
Nick Kyrgios, AUS, 66
Mischa Zverev, GER, 67
Yoshihito Nishioka, JPN, 68
Taro Daniel, JPN, 69
Guido Andreozzi, ARG, 70
Albert Ramos-Vinolas, ESP, 71
Filip Krajinovic, SRB, 72
Hubert Hurkacz, POL, 73
Roberto Carballes Baena, ESP, 74
Tennys Sandgren, USA, 75
Maximilian Marterer, GER, 76
Federico Delbonis, ARG, 77
Ivo Karlovic, CRO, 78
Tomas Berdych, CZE, 79