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Upcoming Tournaments

Baku Cup

Baku Cup

Baku, AZERBAIJAN
Jul 27 - Aug 02
Jiangxi Women's Tennis Open

Jiangxi Women's Tennis Open

Nanchang, CHINA
Jul 27 - Aug 02
Bank of the West Classic

Bank of the West Classic

Stanford, USA
Aug 03 - Aug 09
Citi Open

Citi Open

, USA
Aug 03 - Aug 09
Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup

Toronto, CANADA
Aug 10 - Aug 16
Western & Southern Open

Western & Southern Open

Cincinnati, USA
Aug 17 - Aug 23
Citi Open

Citi Open

USA
Aug 03 - Aug 09
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Tournament Info

Tier: International
Prize Money: $226,750
Surface: Hard
Director: Jeff Newman
The origins of the Citi Open date back to an ATP event that launched in 1969 as one of the first open professional tennis tournaments held in the United States. It has since featured some of the sport's most innovative changes, including blue courts, instant replay/video boards in the stadium, the main draw getting underway on Sunday and being part of the Emirates Airline US Open Series.

After the WTA held an event in College Park, Maryland, in 2011, the ATP and WTA staged a joint tournament in 2012 at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in the Rock Creek Park section of Washington, DC. Thus, various site upgrades were put in place, including a show court to accommodate both events.

Citi is a global financial services company with about 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. The Citi Open is owned by and benefits the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF), which seeks to improve life prospects for DC area youth.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2014 Svetlana Kuznetsova Gabriela Dabrowski / Shuko Aoyama
2013 Magdalena Rybarikova Vera Dushevina / Shuko Aoyama
2012 Magdalena Rybarikova Kai-Chen Chang / Shuko Aoyama
2011 Nadia Petrova Sania Mirza / Yaroslava Shvedova
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  • Where To Watch: Washington DC

    July 31, 2015
    Svetlana Kuznetsova faces a stiff challenge if she is to defend her Citi Open title, with a number of emerging and established talents heading to the US capital. Learn how you can follow the action.
  • Where The Top 20 Are Playing This Summer

    July 29, 2015
    The summer hardcourt season kicks off in just a few days - so where's everyone playing this summer? Here are the Top 20's playing schedules leading up to the US Open.
  • Summer Revival For Genie Bouchard?

    July 28, 2015
    She's recovered, she's ready and she can move forward now - so is one of the WTA's brightest young talents, Eugenie Bouchard, on the verge of a revival this summer?
  • Kuznetsova Ends Four Year Drought

    August 03, 2014
    Well, not quite - it was three years and 360 days - but Svetlana Kuznetsova put all of it behind her by conquering the Citi Open in the US capital on Sunday evening.
  • Dabrowski & The Mascots Of DC

    August 03, 2014
    Want to see pics of one of Canada's brightest young talents with a giant gecko, two pandas and a pirate? That's just what happened at the Citi Open in Washington DC - see the pics here.
  • Nara Back From The Brink In DC

    August 02, 2014
    WTA Rising Star Kurumi Nara rose from the ashes in the semifinals of the Citi Open, rallying from a first set blowout to grind past a very in-form Marina Erakovic.
  • Semifinals Set In Washington DC

    August 01, 2014
    Kurumi Nara swept past fellow WTA Rising Star Kristina Mladenovic to reach the semifinals of the Citi Open. Two of Russia's four best players also made the cut.
  • Kuznetsova Books Citi Open QF Berth

    July 31, 2014
    Svetlana Kuznetsova joined two other Russians in the Washington DC quarterfinals by holding off Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.
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  • Stanford & DC Gallery: Serena, Sveta & More

    August 04, 2014
    Serena Williams extended her Stanford winning streak, while Svetlana Kuznetsova ended her title drought in Washington DC.
  • DC Gallery: Leaps & Bounds

    August 01, 2014
    WTA Rising Stars have been helping fans at the Citi Open improve leaps and bounds with a series of tennis clinics throughout the week. All the best pics right here!
  • DC Gallery: Madison's Big Day

    July 28, 2014
    WTA Rising Star Madison Keys headed into the city ahead of her Citi Open campaign for a kids clinic and a special visit with the mayor. See all of the best pics here!
  • DC Gallery: More From The Capital

    August 05, 2013
    From autographs to celebrating heroes and the all-important championship weekend, the stars of the WTA were shining in the nation's capital this past week. See all the best pics here.
  • DC Gallery: All The Pre-Tournament Buzz

    July 28, 2013
    Sloane Stephens and Taylor Townsend have been getting out there in Washington DC already, along with two former Top 10 players from the ATP World Tour - who were they? Check it out!
  • Washington DC Gallery: Magda's Lucky Duck

    August 06, 2012
    From on-court action to the White House and a special lucky charm, the Citi Open had it all.
  • Washington DC Gallery: Sloane On A Mission

    August 01, 2012
    In her home nation's capital, wtatennis.com's resident blogger for the week is all business.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2014 Svetlana Kuznetsova Gabriela Dabrowski / Shuko Aoyama
2013 Magdalena Rybarikova Vera Dushevina / Shuko Aoyama
2012 Magdalena Rybarikova Kai-Chen Chang / Shuko Aoyama
2011 Nadia Petrova Sania Mirza / Yaroslava Shvedova
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