Citi Open

Citi Open Extends Title Sponsorship Through 2023

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Soon after Mark Ein, who took over ownership of the Citi Open in 2019, announced that he had secured a commitment from 20-time Grand Slam singles champion Rafael Nadal to play in this […]

Sinner Goes From Great Escape To Citi Open Final

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Throughout the 52nd edition of the Citi Open, an event that’s been part of the summer sports fabric of the nation’s capital city for more than half a century and produced American champions […]

Sinner, Brooksby Set Up Semifinal Clash At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With Thursday’s twin upsets of the top two seeds at this year’s Citi Open – Rafael Nadal and Felix Auger-Aliassime – as the quarterfinal round unfolded at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center […]

Citi Open: A Haven For #NextGenATP Excellence

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) If garnering World No. 3 Rafael Nadal has been great for box office appeal at this year’s Citi Open in Washington, D.C., an ATP 500 hard court event that is part of the […]

Nadal Beats Sock In Electrifying Citi Open Debut

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal made his much-anticipated Citi Open debut Wednesday. It’s the first time he’s played an ATP Tour singles event for the first time since 2017 at Brisbane. He’s also a wild card […]

Win Or Lose, Kyrgios Always Comfortable Playing For An Audience

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Nick Kyrgios returned to Washington, D.C. this week as the defending champion of the Citi Open. The talented and personable – but sometimes misunderstood – Aussie won his sixth career title in 2019 before […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW31

STARNBERG, August 2, 2021 Rafael Nadal returns to action for the first time since Roland Garros this week at the Citi Open, where he is the top seed on his tournament debut. The Spanish superstar, who has already won two titles this […]

Nadal’s Road To US Open Will Start At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal will make his Washington, D.C. debut this summer at the 2021 Citi Open, tournament officials announced Thursday. The 20-time Grand Slam champion from Spain, currently ranked World No. 3, will be […]

Citi Open Returns To Washington, D.C. This Summer

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After a one-year respite due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Citi Open will return to the United States capital city of Washington, D.C. this summer. The Citi Open, an ATP Tour 500-series event, […]

Citi Open Is Latest Casualty Of Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Just 23 days before its start, the Citi Open has become the latest casualty of the 2020 tennis calendar due to the escalating coronavirus in the United States. For the first time in […]