Welcome to Miami, Florida, USA! Atfer a super Premier tournament Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells which saw a surprising winner, players head from West Coast to East Coast to compete in this week's Sony Ericsson Open. It promises to be no less competitive. Yet another Premier event on the US hardcourts in a warm climate. Who can cope with the pressure the best? Vote now as the Sony Ericsson Open commences with the qualifying competition.
Ranking Points:WTA Premier Mandatory (96, $4.500.000):W - 1000F - 700SF - 450QF - 250R16 - 140R32 - 80R64 - 40R128 - 5Qualifier - 30 *Q2 - 20Q1 - 1* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.
Previous Finals:2005: Elena Dementieva RUS  beat Ai Sugiyama JPN  | 6-2 5-7 6-22006: Ana Ivanović SCG  beat Maria Kirilenko RUS  | 1-6 6-3 6-42007: Lucie Safarova CZE  beat Daniela Hantuchova SVK  | 6-2 3-6 6-42008: Flavia Pennetta ITA  beat Lindsay Davenport USA  | 7-6 6-4