Western & Southern Open

Coric Always Believed In Himself, Now He’s Back In The Top 30

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Shortly after Borna Coric won his first ATP Masters 1000 singles title, after defeating World No. 5 and fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, 7-6 (0), 6-2, to win the Western & Southern Open Sunday evening […]

Zverev Wins Western & Southern Open Title In Cincinnati

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON,  August 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Alexander Zverev won his fifth ATP Masters 1000 title and lifted his first Rookwood Cup, the trophy given to the annual winners of the Western & Southern Open in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, […]

At Cincinnati Masters, Tsitsipas Shows There’s Room For New Stars

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With the five active players with the most Grand Slam titles – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic (men) and Serena Williams and Venus Williams (women) – all missing from this […]

Barty, Medvedev Take Charge At Western & Southern Open

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On a day in which nine of the WTA’s top 10 players were in action at the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio, in the last major tuneup before the US […]

Halep Finds Solutions, Earns First Win In Three Months

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Three-time Western & Southern Open finalist Simona Halep is no stranger to playing on Center Court at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati. On Tuesday, she opened play […]

Western & Southern Open Back In Familiar Digs

MASON, OHIO/WASHINGTON, August 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After a year’s respite in New York due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Western & Southern Open has returned to its familiar digs at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, […]

Western & Southern Open: Have Plenty Of Popcorn Ready

WASHINGTON, August 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) About 10 years ago, former player and coach Brad Gilbert, now an analyst for ESPN, came up with the term “popcorn match,” which he defined on Twitter as “Get out a big bowl of […]

Djokovic Admits ‘Very Close To Not Coming’ To US Open

WASHINGTON, August 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic admits he was “very close to not coming,” to New York to play in the Masters 1000 Western & Southern Open and US Open, both being held under […]