2014 Citi Open Media Credential Application


July 26 – August 3

William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center

Rock Creek Park – Washington, DC



The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday, July 21.

We will only accept ONE application per news agency, so please coordinate your planned coverage of the tournament, and include all requests for credentials for your agency on one application. The person listed as the main contact will receive an email to confirm receipt of your application, followed by an email indicating whether your application has been accepted or denied.

Please note that all media credentials must include a photograph. We highly recommend that media outlets submit head shots in advance to help expedite the credential process.

Thank you for submitting your credentials for the 2014 Citi Open. We will contact you with further instructions if your application has been granted.


Please contact Sheena Pegarido at spegarido@reingoldlink.com if you have any questions regarding the credential application process.

Media Guidelines

  • Media must be credentialed to gain access to the Citi Open. Proof of identity must be presented prior to receiving credential.
  • Credentials are limited to members of the working press only.
  • The Media Center, located on the east side of the site, will be operational beginning Saturday, July 26, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Credentials approved prior to the deadline will be mailed to the address listed by the outlet's main contact.
  • All credentials are nontransferable.
  • Workspace is available upon request at the Media Center. Space is limited.
  • Any media member who asks a player for an autograph or asks to have his/her photo taken with a player will immediately lose his/her credential and asked to leave the tournament site. Media members who indirectly ask for autographs or photos with players may lose his/her credential and asked to leave the tournament site.
  • Only media with tournament media accreditations will have access to the Media Room and any services, food or amenities offered.
  • Media not following these guidelines or not following the directives of the Media Director or other Media Center staff, tournament staff, on-court officials, ushers and other tournament personnel may have their credentials revoked and immediately asked to leave the tournament site.
  • The media agrees that he/she will not disseminate, transmit, publish or release from the grounds of the Tournament any live match score or related live statistical data until 30 seconds after the actual occurrence of the incident of match play or action that leads to such live score update (e.g. a point being scored), and that such use shall be solely for news reporting and editorial use.