Rafael Nadal Returns to Sony Open


Nadal waves and smiles

(February 13, 2014) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal returns to the Sony Open seeking his first Miami title. He is scheduled to play his first match Saturday, March 22 at 8pm.

In 2013 made an appearance in a career-high 14 finals, in 2013, claiming 10 titles. After a 7-month absence, the Spaniard was able to return to the No. 1 ranking and win two Grand Slam titles (Roland Garros and US Open) continuing his streak of at least one Grand Slam crown in nine consecutive years.

The three-time Sony Open runner-up is part of a field of players including, 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer, defending Sony Open champion Andy Murray, reining Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka and three-time Sony Open champ Novak Djokovic.

The tournament begins on March 17 and runs through March 30.