Citi Open, USA (Tennis): Time, Date, Broadcaster list, Live stream, Player list, Prize money, Preview, Statistics

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 | 0

Citi Open, USA – Preview

Washington Open is generally known as Citi Open though is the sponsored by the Citi Bank since 2010. This tournament is playning since 1969 and first lt was known as Washington Stars. Since 1969 to 1981 as International sponsored by Sovran Bank and since 1982 to 1992 it’s was classic form. Citi Open was the Washington Open in 1993 and in the Hard Court played in the tennis classic form since 1994 to 2011 as the Legg Mason. Formally Citi Open played at Clay court but it was switched at hard curt at 1986.

Citi Open, USA (Tennis)

Tournament Overview:

Tournament                       :               Citi Open, United States

Dates                                    :               3rd August to 9th August

Venue                                  :               William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center

Category                              :               ATP World Tour 500

WTA International

Location                               :               Kitzbühel, Austria

Surface                                 :               Hard

Established                        :               1969

Prize money                      :               US$1,049,760 (men)

US$220,000 (women)

2015 Citi Open will it’s 47th edition at men’s and 5th in the Women edition. Here the last year winner list

Men’s Single                      :               Milos Raonic

Women’s Single                               :               Svetlana Kuznetsova

Men’s Doubles                 :               Jean-Julien Rojer / HoriaTecău

Women’s Doubles          :               Shuko Aoyama / Gabriela Dabrowski

Here is the entrance name of the tournament. Some big name is here like, 5 Grand Slam Winner British Andy Murray, last year US Open winner Japanis Lei Nishikori, also Marin Cilic and in the WTA entrance former world no. 1 Victoria Azarenka, Sara Errani also in the list.

Men’s Singles main draw (ATP):

                Name                           Ranking

  1. Andy Murray 3
  2. Kei Nishikori 5
  3. Marin Čilić 9
  4. Richard Gasquet 13
  5. Kevin Anderson 15
  6. GrigorDimitrov 16
  7. Feliciano López 18
  8. John Isner 19
  9. Viktor Troicki 20
  10. Ivo Karlović 22
  11. Bernard Tomic 25
  12. Adrian Mannarino 27
  13. VasekPospisil 29
  14. Sam Querrey 30
  15. Pablo Cuevas 31
  16. Jack Sock 35

Women’s Single’s Main Draw (WTA)

Name                           Ranking

  1. Ekaterina Makarova 11
  2. Sara Errani 17
  3. Victoria Azarenka 19
  4. Samantha Stosur 21
  5. Belinda Bencic 22
  6. Svetlana Kuznetsova 24
  7. Eugenie Bouchard 26
  8. Alizé Cornet 28

In the men’s single Andre Agassi is the most title holder, where his first title holed up at 1990-91. And he have most 5 title so far. And also he was the most finalist of the tournament, where he was lost only finals at 2000. Michael Chang and Argentine Juan Martin del Porto is holding the most consecutive title, it is 2 in a row.

This is the 5th episode of WTA this tournament and most title holder is Magdaléna Rybáriková (2) also comes consistently.

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