Published On: Mon, Apr 1st, 2019

Miami Open presented by Itau 2019/USA, FL

Hard Rock Stadium – Miami, March 31st, 2019 – Roger Federer defeats John Isner at the Miami Open 2019 in two sets at 6-1, 6-4 to win his 101st career title and 20th Grand Slam. Federer becomes the first champion at the new Miami Open venue at Hard Rock Stadium. At 37 years old, Federer is still on the top of his game and unlikely looking to retire. Isner, who finished the match in obvious discomfort from an injury adressed the crowd with generous words towards Federer: ” You were entirely too good today, you were entirely too good this whole tournament, entirely too good your whole career. It’s incredible what you are doing, we are so lucky to have you in the game”. Isner finished by saying: “We all want you to keep playing and literally never retire”.

Roger Federer from Switzerland, wins men’s final at Miami Open 2019

John Isner from North Carolina, US, takes second place at Miami Open 2019

Ashleigh Barty of Australia defeated Karolina Plíšková of the Czech Replublic in the singles final to win the WTA title on Saturday, March 30th.

Karolina Plíšková from the Czech Replublic, takes second place in the WTA singles final at Miami Open 2019

Total attendance for the men’s final was 17,373 setting a men’s final attendance record. Overall attendance was 388,734 setting a tournament record.

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