The Miami Open displayed by Itau will be without two Top 5 players when the competition starts Wednesday.No. 2 Rafael Nadal (right knee) and No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro (right knee) will miss the month’s second ATP Masters 1000 competition. Del Potro likewise missed the BNP Paribas Open, where he won the 2018 title for his first Masters 1000 (d. Federer).Amanda Anisimova, the most youthful player in the Top 100, is only one of a plenty of young people in real life on Day 1 of principle draw play at the 2019 Miami Open.Samantha Stosur has a 2-0 no holds barred lead over Evgeniya Rodina, winning both of their gatherings in straight sets. Previous World No.4 Stosur came to consecutive quarterfinals in 2009 and 2010 for her best outcomes in Miami.
Ekaterina Alexandrova and Dayana Yastremska have played multiple times, all last year, with Yastremska rising successful in two out of the three matches. 18-year-old Yastremska won her first-ever WTA singles title a year ago in Hong Kong, and grabbed her second title before this season in Hua Hin.
Mari Osaka, more established sister of World No.1 Naomi Osaka, will make her WTA singles principle attract debut Miami. She will confront 16-year-old Whitney Osuigwe, who won the lesser title at Roland Garros in 2017, in an all-trump card first-round encounter.Another special case, Wang Xiyu, will make her Miami Open primary draw debut against 2016 Olympic victor Monica Puig, in their first gathering. 17-year-old lefty Wang won the US Open youngsters singles title a year ago.
One more adolescent, 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova, is in play on Tuesday, where she will meet previous Top 10 player Andrea Petkovic out of the blue. World No.73 Anisimova is the most youthful player right now positioned in the Top 100.
Aleksandra Krunic holds a 3-1 straight on lead over Sara Sorribes Tormo, however their first-round conflict will be their first-consistently meeting off of dirt.