Miami Open Masters 2016 bracket schedules, result, recap March 29, 2016

Miami Open Masters 2016

Miami Open Masters 2016 Results: scores, bracket and schedule after Monday. The tournament of surprises at the Miami Open continued Monday as more headline names continued to tumble.

Andy Murray and Serena Williams joined Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka among the headliners to be eliminated early.

Here is a look at results from another surprising day in South Florida and a look ahead to what remains Tuesday.

Miami Open—Tuesday Schedule | March 29, 2016
PlayerPlayerTime (ET)Venue
Richard GasquetTomas Berdych11 a.m.Stadium
Timea BacsinszkySimona HalepAfter 1 p.m.Stadium
Novak DjokovicDominic ThiemFollowingStadium
Svetlana KuznetsovaEkaterina MakarovaAfter 7:30 p.m.Stadium
Kei NishikoriRoberto Bautista AgutAfter 9 p.m.Stadium
Horacio ZeballosDavid Goffin11 a.m.Grandstand
Gilles SimonLucas PouilleFollowingGrandstand
Nick KyrgiosAndrey KuznetsovFollowingGrandstand



Men’s Results

Miami Open Men’s Results—March 28
Third-Round ResultsScore
Nick Kyrgios def. Tim Smyczek6-4, 6-4
Andrey Kuznetsov def. Adrian Mannarino2-6, 7-5, 6-0
Kei Nishikori def. Alexander Dopolgov6-2, 6-2
Roberto Bautista Agut def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2-6, 6-3, 7-6(3)
Gael Monfils def. Pablo Cuevas6-3, 6-4
Grigor Dimitrov def. Andy Murray6(1)-7, 6-4, 6-3
Milos Raonic def. Jack Sock7-6(3), 6-4
Damir Dzumhur def. Mikhail Kukushkin4-6, 6-1, 6-2


World No. 2 Murray had a 3-1 lead in the final set before a meltdown that saw him lose five consecutive games to Grigor Dimitrov to drop the match, 7-6(1), 3-6, 3-6. In the process, Murray smashed a few rackets and threw somewhat of a trademark tantrum. 

In his previous round, Murray scoffed at the official when he discovered he’d been playing with the wrong ball, via ESPN.

From the get-go Monday, Murray seemed he’d be in a battle if he were to advance past Dimitrov. The 26th-seeded Bulgarian pushed Murray to the brink in the first set then capitalized on a slew of unforced errors from the 28-year-old in the second. 

Murray fell into a 4-0 hole that he simply couldn’t recover from, setting the stage for a rubber match finale in the third set. 

From there, Murray took a commanding lead and appeared to be gaining momentum before a catastrophic collapse that will keep him from playing for his third title in South Florida, where he trains. 

It also comes on the heels of a third-round exit at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. 

Murray has a lot on his plate early in this 2016 campaign, as the Scot became a father just last month. And he did reach the Australian Open final in January. His game isn’t taking much of a hit, as he’s losing with a valiant effort. 

After all, he’s not the only headline name to suffer an upset at the Miami Open. 


Women’s Results

Miami Open Women’s Results—March 28
Svetlana Kuznetsova def. Serena Williams6-3(3)-7, 6-1, 6-2
Ekaterina Makarova def. Elina Svitolina6-1, 6-4
Timea Bacsinszky def. Agnieszka Radwanska2-6, 6-4, 6-2
Simona Halep def. Heather Watson6-3, 6-4
Johanna Konta def. Monica Niculescu6-2, 6-2
Victoria Azarenka def. Garbine Muguruza7-6(6), 7-6(4)
Madison Keys def. Irina-Camelia Begu6-3, 6-1
Timea Babos vs. Angelique KerberLive