1 – The best player field DC has ever seen
On the Men’s side, the draw will feature 4 top 10 players, 6 in the top 15, and 14 in the top 32! On the women’s side, World No.2 Simona Halep accepted a wild card and will lead the WTA field with World No.12 Kristina Mladenovic.
2 – Past Champions returning
Of our commitments, the field will showcase our last four Champions in the Men’s draw, Gael Monfils, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic, and Juan Martin del Potro, as is our 2015 WTA Singles Champion Sloane Stephens!
3 – Non-stop Tennis Action
There’s action on every court (5 total) all week, so you’ll have plenty of tennis and plenty of options. Watch tennis at Stadium Court, Grandstand 1, Grandstand 2, Court 1 and Court 2. You can see over 20 matches Monday – Wednesday AND if you didn’t get to see a player during a match, you can get an up close view at the practice courts.
4 – Tennis Clinics
If you’re inspired by the action on court, get out and play some tennis at any of our clinics including the Family Tennis Clinic, Ladies Clinic, Junior Tennis Clinic or the Adult Tiebreaker Challenge!
5 – Other Special Events
In addition to our tennis clinics, we have so many great special events each day, such as the Cocktail Warz Mixology Night, Wake Up with Citi Open yoga class, and Camry Family Day Powered by Net Generation!
6 – Tailgates
Tennis and Tailgates: The Ultimate Match! We have awesome tailgates every day that are all you can eat AND all you can drink! Beers & brats, Embassy Chef Challenge, Tropical Tuesday, and Tennis Brunch & Mimosas are just a few of the themes we have to offer so get excited!
7 – Citi Open APP
We have an App this year! Download it on the App Store for alerts (status of parking lots!), match scores, news, autographs signings and recaps of the action happening all week at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center!
8 – Sponsor Scavenger Hunt
Stop by each sponsor booth and get your card stamped by 10 of the vendors for a chance to win tickets to the FINALS!
9 – FILA
Stop by our merchandise tent filled with gear from our official sponsor, FILA, so you can look and feel like a pro!
10 - North Covered Bar
Do you have tickets in the North Covered Box Seat section? Hey, 1st Tier Weeklong Reserved Ticket Buyers, this includes you too. So, if you do, you now have your own private concession stand at the top platform where you can grab a quick bite or a cold beverage and you won’t miss ONE point!
11 – Free Parking
Well, if you park in Van Ness at the Landmark Parking Garage (under the Giant grocery store) or the University of the District of Columbia Parking Garage, that is. AND we also provide a FREE shuttle to the site!
12 – Tennis Channel Terrace
Want to watch all the matches at once and maybe get out of the hot sun for a few minutes? Then you can head to the Tennis Channel Terrace to catch all the action at once!
13 – Feeling competitive? How about charitable?
Here’s your chance to give back to the non-profit owners of the Tournament, the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation. Stop by the Citi Tent in the concessions area and test your serve speed against fellow Citi Open players and fans in the Speed Serve Cage. Players and attendees will help Citi donate $50,000 to the WTEF by showing their serving power.
14 – Delicious Food & Craft Cocktails
Escape the heat and head on over to the Emirates Garden Club. This air-conditioned restaurant and bar will be open all week serving up tasteful dishes and refreshing beverages. Whether you need a quick bite or want to enjoy a full meal, Emirates Garden Club has a wide range of options for every palette. Featuring items such as hand-crafted cocktails, authentic south-of-the-border tacos, hearty green salads, and unique sandwiches, the Emirates Garden Club is the perfect place to dine in-between games or celebrate a game-winning match!