July 28-August 5, 2018
Business Hours: 9AM - 6PM Monday - Friday
Rock Creek Tennis Center
16th & Kennedy Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
Tournament Off-Site Location:
5335 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20015
Wheelchair and companion seating, wheelchair accessible ramps, parking spaces, and restrooms are conveniently on-site.
History of the Citi Open
In July of 1969, the inaugural tournament became one of the first open professional tennis tournaments held in the United States. The Citi Open, formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, has since been part of some of the most innovative changes in tennis, including blue courts, instant replay/video boards in the stadium, US Open Series, Sunday Main Draw start and, starting in 2009, an ATP "500" level tournament. Continuing that theme, the Event introduced a WTA International Level tournament in 2012.
Owner and Beneficiary
A portion of the proceeds from the Citi Open benefit the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF). The WTEF seeks to improve the life prospects for DC area youth, particularly those from lower-income communities, through tennis, educational and community-based activities that teach discipline, build self-esteem and improve academic performance. If you are interested in learning more about how you can support the WTEF, please call (202) 291-9888 or visit the WTEF website.
Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
Surrounds the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Stadium, home of the Citi Open, a 7,500 seat facility which features 31 air-conditioned courtside suites. Located in beautiful Rock Creek Park, a division of the National Park Service.
Main Draw Singles Direct Acceptances: 37 Wild Cards: 5 Qualifiers: 6 Qualifying Singles Draw: 24 Wild Cards: 4
Main Draw Doubles Direct Acceptances: 16 Teams Wild Cards: 2 Teams Qualifiers: 1 Team Qualifying Draw: 2 Teams
Main Draw Singles Direct Acceptances: 24 Wild Cards: 4 Qualifiers: 4 Qualifying Singles Draw: 16 Wild Cards: 2
Main Draw Doubles Direct Acceptances: 16 Teams Wild Cards: 2 Team