Emma Radukanu got a wild card for Miami Will open later this month.

The British No. 1, currently ranked 80th, made her debut at the Florida tournament, one of the biggest on the WTA and ATP Tours, last year, losing her opening match to the Czech Republic’s Ekaterina Siniakova.

Raducanu joins her colleague, the former US Open champion Dominic Tim in receiving a wild card into the event, which begins on March 19, and the tournament director James Blake said: “We are delighted to add Emma and Dominic to the Miami Open field.

“Both of these players have shown what it takes to win the biggest tournaments in the world and we look forward to welcoming them to Miami to compete for the title in a few weeks.”

The 20-year-old has not played a match since losing to Coco Gauff in the second round of the Australian Open in January, but will return to Indian Wells Next week.

Raducanu, who overcame an ankle injury to compete in Melbourne, had been due to play in the ATX Open in Texas this week but pulled out with a bout of tonsillitis.

She was given a wild card in Indian Wells, but was given direct entry after the withdrawal.

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