Andy Murray is set to return to action TODAY at the 2023 Miami Open as the Brit chases third ever title in the competition… but who will he be playing? What time is the match? And how can you watch it in the UK?
- Andy Murray will return to action today in the first round of the Miami Open
- The Brit will be looking to pick up his third title in the competition
- Fellow Brits Cameron Norrie and Emma Raducanu are also competing this year
Andy Murray is set to return to action today at this year’s Miami Open, a week after his round of 32 exit at the Indian Wells.
Murray was beaten by fellow Brit Jack Draper 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 in the third round at the Indian Wells.
As well as Murray, the likes of Cameron Norrie and Emma Raducanu will be among those in action at this year’s Miami Open.
Murray is unseeded at this year’s competition, while fellow Brit Norrie is ranked within the top 16.
Sportsmail breaks down who Andy Murray will face in the first round of the Miami Open and how you can watch the action.
Andy Murray’s quest for a third title at the Miami Open begins today against Dusan Lajovic
Murray (L) was beaten in the round of 32 by fellow Brit Jack Draper (R) last week
Who is Andy Murray playing?
Andy Murray will play Dusan Lajovic in the first round of the Miami Open today. This will be the first-ever meeting between the pair.
The winner will then play Maxime Cressy in the second round. Should Murray beat both Lavjovic and Cressy, the Brit could then face Carlos Alcaraz.
Alcaraz is the defending champion in Miami and will need to win again this year to stay as world No 1 ahead of Novak Djokovic.
Andy Murray’s showdown with Dusan Lajovic will be the first career meeting between the two
When is Murray vs Lavjovic?
The showdown between Murray and Lajovic will take place later this evening.
Murray’s clash with Lajovic is set to get underway at around 7pm in the UK.
The match will take place at the Hard Rock Stadium.
Day session matches at this year’s Miami Open start at 3pm in the UK, with night sessions getting underway at 11pm.
The Hard Rock Stadium is set to host the match between Murray and Lajovic
How to watch
The meeting between Murray and Lajovic will be shown live on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.
Amazon Prime Video will be showing exclusive coverage of the whole tournament.
Fans with an Amazon Prime subscription can watch the tournament on any TV or device which can access the Prime Video app or desktop website.
Those who don’t have a subscription can still watch the tournament by signing up for a 30-day free trial – which is then priced at £8.99 a month.
What’s been said?
After his match with Tomas Martin Etcheverry, Murray acknowledged the do-or-die nature of his late-career contests after his thriller against the Argentinian.
‘I’ve been fighting my hardest,’ Murray said. ‘I really want to make the most of these last years that I’ve got.
‘I’ve managed to fight through some brutal matches. It’s been incredible really.’
The world-ranked No 52 added: ‘I don’t want this to stop. I know it will at some stage, but while it’s going like this, I might as well enjoy it.’
Murray revealed that he wants to ‘make the most of these last years’ that he has got left
Prize money for the Miami Open
Should Murray get knocked out today against Lajovic, the Brit will earn just over £15,00.
The winner of the tournament will cone away with just over £1million.
The runners-up will come away with a fair payday, earning just over £500,000.
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