8. It’s the perfect place for a comeback
Tennis fans breathed a collective sigh of relief after Roger Federer announced he was returning to competitive play at the Miami Open. His medium of choice? A tweet using only emojis @-ing the Miami Open account. It it too soon for the champagne emojis?
9. Monica Seles kicked off a record winning streak there
1990 was a great year for young stars on the tennis circuit. Monica Seles exploded onto the professional scene by winning the Miami Open at just 16 years old, kicking off a 36-match winning streak, including a win at the French Open. A young Andre Agassi also made a name for himself, winning in Miami at age 19 with a hairline aged 45.