ATP 500 Washington

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 […]

Wild Final But Sinner Is The Winner At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Jannik Sinner earned the biggest title of his young pro career Sunday evening in Washington, D.C. – literally and figuratively – and with it came a very big prize money check, too. By […]

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 […]

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 […]

No Curbing Mark Ein’s Enthusiasm For Putting On A Good Show

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Mark Ein has a simple, long-term vision for the Citi Open. The Washington, D.C.-area native and venture capitalist, whose MDE Tennis company took over Citi Open management a year ago, wants the only […]