SINGLE SESSION / DAILY TICKETS TO SEE MURRAY, NISHIKORI, HEWITT, AND MORE AT THE CITI OPEN® TENNIS TOURNAMENT NOW ON SALE
47th Edition of Capital Tennis Tradition Offers Seats “As Close As You Can Get”
WASHINGTON (May 26, 2015) — DC’s summer tradition, the Citi Open® Tennis Tournament, is now on sale at www.citiopentennis.com. Fans can now buy single session/daily tickets for the August 1-9 tournament at the Rock Creek Tennis Center.
Early commitments to the tournament include World No. 3, Wimbledon champion, and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray; U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori; and two-time Grand Slam champion Lleyton Hewitt. Full player fields for the men’s and women’s draws will be determined and announced approximately six weeks prior to the start of the tournament.
“These tickets are truly some of the closest seats fans will get to their favorite players,” said Jeff Newman, Tournament Director. “The intimate setting that is the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center gives fans a chance not only to watch these players in action, but many chances to interact with them as well.”
Qualifying rounds begin Saturday, August 1, at 10 a.m. Main draw play begins Monday, August 3, with top seed players in the men’s field first expected to play on Tuesday and Wednesday. Quarterfinals are on Friday, August 7, semifinals are on Saturday, August 8, and finals are on Sunday, August 9.
Each ticket provides fans access to the action on all six match courts for up to as many as 24 matches per session in the early rounds providing tremendous value for the ticket price. A ticket provides fans with one reserved seat on Stadium Court, as well as general admission on all outer courts on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets to gain admission to the tournament’s signature special events will be announced soon.
With world-class tennis, signature food and drink events, and live entertainment, it’s no wonder this tournament has been the Capital Tennis Tradition for 47 years.
Courtside Box Seats and a variety of all-session and multi-session Ticket Packages are available online at www.citiopentennis.com. Suites and Group Packages are also available by calling the ticket hotline at 202.721.9500.
The Citi Open® Tournament is one of only 13 elite ATP World Tour 500-level events worldwide and the only one held in the United States. In addition, the Citi Open Tennis Tournament features a WTA International Tournament, which provides fans the opportunity to watch simultaneous competitions of both world-class men’s and women’s tennis throughout the nine-day event. It is one of only four U.S. tournaments that include both men’s and women’s fields. The tournament’s owner and beneficiary, the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF), provides underserved children in the D.C.-area with a safe environment to learn critical life skills both on and off the courts through academic and athletic enrichment.
For more information, visit www.citiopentennis.com, or follow the Citi Open on www.facebook.com/citiopen, @CitiOpen on Twitter, or CitiOpen on Instagram. The Citi Open® Tennis Tournament is a Lagardère Unlimited production, and is a registered service mark of Citigroup Inc.
The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF) is a premier educational and tennis organization for underserved children in Washington, D.C.. The mission of WTEF is to improve the life prospects of low-income, underserved children and youth in the District of Columbia through athletic and academic enrichment. We seek to keep children off city streets during out-of-school time in a safe environment they can trust. We also engage them in productive activities that teach discipline, build confidence, improve school performance, and encourage a healthy lifestyle. We empower our students to achieve their highest potential by helping them develop meaningful values and critical life skills that will lead them to make constructive life choices. WTEF builds life champions.
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