The balls are starting to bounce on Key Biscayne. The first round of men's and women's qualifying began this morning.
The women's main draw play starts Tuesday. The men's side get it started on Wednesday.
This afternoon (at 12:30pm) the men's draw will be selected. The seeded players all get first round byes.
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the upcoming Miami Open because of a lingering right elbow injury. In a statement Sunday, Djokovic said the injury has bothered him for months and worsened in the past week. He beat Kei Nishikori in last year's final.
No. 1-ranked Andy Murray withdrew from the Miami Open on Saturday because of a right elbow injury. Eight-time champion Serena Williams will skip the tournament due to a left knee injury. Among those expected to play are Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams.