Iga Swiatek will have a few days off rest to recover from her Indian Wells triumph yesterday as she prepares for the Miami Masters which begins Tuesday.
Swiatek will go in as the favorite at the event which features just two former champions: Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka. Karolina Pliskova and Jelena Ostapenko have also made this final
The top seed will be the struggling Aryna Sabalenka followed by Swiatek, Anett Kontaveit, Maria Sakkari and Paula Badosa. Sabalenka hasn’t made a final since last May.
Former No. 1s Naomi Osaka, Garbine Muguruza, Simona Halep and 3-time champion Azarenka also star along with teen sensations Coco Gauff and Emma Raducanu.
Azarenka was just 19 when she won the 2009 edition over Serena Williams.
Osaka will meet Astra Sharma with Angelique Kerber awaiting the winner.
No. 38 Kim Clijsters in 2005 is the lone player ranked outside the Top 20 to win Miami.
Two-time defending champion Ash Barty passed on playing the March U.S. swing.
Tomorrow, the event opens women’s main draw play with matches featuring Amanda Anismova taking on Shelby Rogers, Marta Kostyuk, Heather Watson, Kaia Kanepi and Yulia Putintseva.
ROUND OF 16 MATCHUPS
 Aryna Sabalenka v  Elina Svitolina
 Emma Raducanu v  Karolina Pliskova
 Anett Kontaveit v  Angelique Kerber
 Danielle Collins v  Ons Jabeur
 Paula Badosa v  Victoria Azarenka
 Jessica Pegula v  Maria Sakkari
 Garbiñe Muguruza v  Jelena Ostapenko
 Coco Gauff v  Iga Swiatek
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