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 […]

Sweet Revenge For Brooksby Against Anderson At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) ATP Tour veteran Kevin Anderson and wild card Jenson Brooksby met two weeks ago in the title match of the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, R.I., on grass. Anderson, who had accepted […]

Accidental Tourist Nadal Makes Washington Debut This Week

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) There’s little that Rafael Nadal hasn’t achieved during his nearly two-decade tennis career. He’s won 20 major titles (including 13 at the French Open), led Spain to five Davis Cup titles, won a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW31

STARNBERG, July 29, 2019 World No. 4 Dominic Thiem will look to finish the clay-court season on a high note this week at the Generali Open, an ATP 250 event in Kitzbühel. The top-seeded Austrian will go for his second […]

Capital City Welcomes A New Day For Washington Tennis

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) On Tuesday, local venture capitalist Mark Ein, who also owns the Washington Kastles and has a majority stake in World TeamTennis, was named manager and operator of the Citi Open, the ATP’s last-remaining […]