Citi Open Tennis Tournament Tickets
Details of Citi Open Tennis Tournament and the Ticket Luck value
Good news for all the avid and enthusiastic tennis fans, one of the most anticipated Tennis Tournament of the year is here. Citi Open Tennis Tournament is giving you a chance to watch some sensational and spectacular tennis games. Citi Open is a joint professional Tennis Tournament which is held annually in late July and played on outdoor hard courts. It is a part of ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) World Tour and WTA (Women's Tennis Association) tour.
The Tournament was first held in 1969 on the men's tour. It was called Washington Star International from 1969 to 1981, Sovran Bank Classic till 1992, Washington Open in 1993 and Legg Mason Tennis Classics till 2011. Throughout these years, founder of ProServ International Donald Dell remained closely associated with the tournament. The women's event started in 2011 and in 2012, it was men and women joint tournament.
The Citi Open Tennis tournament has been modified to incorporate innovative changes over the years including blue courts, Main Draw Start, instant video and replay boards in the stadium and many others. The proceeds from the tournament partially go to the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation which seeks to improve living standards of area's youth through education, tennis and community based activities teaching discipline, self-esteem and improving educational performance.
The Tournament is recognized as one of the top 20 men's Tournaments in the world offering $1.5 million prize money and 500 ranking points to the winner. For women's tournament, prize money is $220,000 and 280 ranking points. Besides this more worldwide exposure is in the interest of the players.
In the men's singles, Andre Agassi holds the record with five winning titles and six finals overall. He along with Juan Martin Del Potro and Michael Chang holds the record for most consecutive titles winning two. While in women's tournament, Magdaléna Rybáriková is the current champion.
The tournament takes place in William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Green Park, Washington D.C. This facility is located in the Rock Green Park of the beautiful city of Washington D.C. and is a top-flight professional facility. The stadium can accommodate up to 7,500 spectators and features 31 air-conditioned courtside suites. Wheelchair accessible ramps, wide parking spaces and restrooms provide convenience to the attendees making this world-class tennis tournament easily available to all. The dazzling stadium lights, comfortable environment, interacting atmosphere make every game of this event memorable.
Every year thousands of Tennis fans travel to Washington D.C to watch these games played. You can now buy Citi Open Tennis Tournament tickets and enjoy the sensational and brilliant matches as your favorite players compete with each other to win the tournament and mark their glory.