Citi Open

Reimagined Citi Open Enjoyed A Blockbuster Week

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) When Nick Kyrgios lifted the Donald Dell Trophy after winning the Citi Open men’s singles title Sunday evening, it culminated a record-setting week to a reimagined tennis classic. As confetti rang down upon […]

Kyrgios Caps Memorable Week With Citi Open Title

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) There was so very little margin for error during Sunday’s Citi Open men’s singles final between unseeded Nick Kyrgios and third seed Daniil Medvedev – just a single point separated them out of the 143 […]

From Lucky Loser To Citi Open Semifinalist – All in One Week

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) While Peter Gojowczyk isn’t recognized as the face of German tennis – that distinction goes to World No. 5 Alexander Zverev and then, perhaps No. 35 Jan-Lennard Struff – the 122nd-ranked native of […]

Kecmanovic Is Winning Matches; Telling His Story, Too

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Miomir Kecmanovic’s favorite surface is a hard court – and, yet, his ATP biography lists Wimbledon (which is played on grass) as his favorite tournament. Despite the contradiction, the Serbian-born, up-and-coming tennis star […]

A Few Surprises But Plenty Of Good Tennis On Display At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) With nine seeded players and four #NextGenATP stars in action during the third round of the Citi Open at Rock Creek Tennis Center in northwest Washington, there were plenty of quality offerings on […]

Teenagers Not Named Coco Gauff Gaining Attention At Citi Open, Too

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) With top seeds Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys each making early exits from the Citi Open – eliminated during Tuesday’s first round – and 15-year-old American teen sensation Coco Gauff’s singles run ended, […]