MIAMI, Fla. (www.SonyOpenTennis.com) – Wednesday’s day session features tennis from former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt. The night session on Wednesday features matchup with former World No. 4 James Blake taking on fellow American Ryan Harrison.
On Thursday, March 21, 15-time major champion and World No. 1 Serena Williams opening her 2013 Sony Open during the day session along with former World No. 3 David Nalbandian making his tournament debut. Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will take court during the evening session, as well as Christian Harrison, an emerging American star and younger brother of Ryan Harrison.
The day and night sessions on Friday, March 22 will feature World No. 7 Juan Martin Del Potro, World No. 5 David Ferrer, and World No. 2 Maria Sharapova during the day. World No. 1 and two-time defending Sony Open champion Novak Djokovic will highlight the Friday evening session as he looks to win a record three consecutive Sony Open titles.
World No. 3 and last year’s U.S. Open Champion Andy Murray and World No. 8 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will headline the Saturday day sessions as they start-up their opening rounds. Murray, the 2009 Sony Open champion will attempt to avenge his finals loss in 2012 to Novak Djokovic.
Wednesday, March 20:
Day Session – Lleyton Hewitt vs. Joao Sousa
7:30 p.m. – James Blake vs. Ryan Harrison
Christina McHale vs. Anett Kontaveit
Thursday, March 21:
Day Session – Serena Williams vs. TBD
David Nalbandian vs. Jarkko Nieminen
7:30 p.m. – Venus Williams vs. TBD,
Christian Harrison vs. Thomas Bellucci
Friday, March 22:
Day Session – Juan Martin Del Potro vs. TBD
David Ferrer vs. TBD
Maria Sharapova vs. TBD
7:30 p.m. – Novak Djokovic vs. TBD
Saturday, March 23:
Day Session – Andy Murray vs. TBD
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. TBD