In 2007, rising Serbian star Novak Djokovic defeated Guillermo Canas 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for his first Sony Ericsson Open title. On the women’s side, Serena Williams recorded one of the greatest comebacks in tournament history with a 0-6, 7-5, 6-3 win over World No. 1 Justine Henin to capture her fourth title in Miami.
The 2007 Sony Ericsson Open was one for the record books and fans can expect even more in 2008.
Last year’s sony ericsson tennis tournament set an all-time attendance record with 288,025 guests visiting the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Guests during the tournament’s 12 days saw not only amazing tennis, but also experienced some of the best entertainment Miami has to offer, including five fashions shows by top designers like Roberto Cavalli and Diane von Furstenberg, a celebrity chef demonstration by Norman Van Aken and Katy Sparks, and live, on-court performances by Jose Feliciano, JoJo, Melissa Jimenez, Boyd Tinsley, Jon Secada and Kelly Rowland.
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The sony ericsson pays more than $20M for tennis rights.Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications has taken over title sponsorship of the Key Biscayne formerly known as the Nasdaq-100 Open...The mobile phone technology and applications company said its four-year contract is worth more than $20 million.
Sony Ericsson said it will use the sponsorship as a platform to further develop its brand profile in the Latin and North American regions.
The 2008 WTA sony ericsson tennis tournament calendar is slated to include sixty tournaments in thirty-four countries, the Summer Olympics in China, and a record prize money amount of sixty-seven million dollars.