March 22nd, 2015

USTA Florida Gives Miami Kids, Adults Chance to Play at the Miami Open

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Miami-court-schedule-2015-web-2USTA Florida is taking its March into Tennis campaign south this week, giving Miami residents the chance to pick up a racquet and play at both the Miami Open and on South Beach, as part of the City of Miami Beach’s ongoing Centennial Celebration.

Activities kick off on Tuesday, March 24 at the Miami Open, where USTA Florida will provide on-court activities and clinics for children of all ages during Kids Day presented by Lexus at the Miami Open.

A special grandstand program, featuring pro players, music, dancing and court activities begins at 10 a.m., and activities continue throughout the day on USTA Florida’s Interactive Courts.

Tickets ($10 for kids and $15 for adults) also grant access to all the action of the Day Session matches, including women’s qualifying and first round play, and men’s qualifying matches. Kids of all ages and skills sets are welcome.

Later on Tuesday, USTA Florida will move the party to South Beach, where it will host an on-court clinic on South Beach from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., as part of the City of Miami Beach’s Centennial Celebration.

Miami-Open-photo-web-2USTA Florida will continue to host an array of on-court play activities at the Miami Open, through Sunday, March 29, showcasing play for youth and adults on two Interactive Courts next to the Grandstand. USTA Members are eligible for discounted tickets on Thursday, March 26, and are encouraged to stop by the USTA booth that day to join or renew their membership.

The week-long series of play events is part of USTA’s March into Tennis campaign, focusing on the many opportunities for people to play tennis in communities across Florida.

To find a play event near you, visit today.

For more information on Kids Day at the Miami Open go to

For more information on the City of Miami Beach Centennial, visit