Cincinnati Open also known as Western and Southern Open founded in 1899. The event is one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the USA and is also considered the second largest event in the USA after the US Open which is the grand slam event.
Cincinnati Open has played at the Linder Family Tennis Center, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It features a total of 17 courts including 4 main tennis stadiums- Center court with 11,400 sitting capacity, Grandstand Court with 5000 capacity, Court 2 with 4000 capacity and Court 9 with 2000 sitting capacity.
ATP Western & Southern Open Tennis Tournament
2023 Western and Southern Open will start from 14 of August and final will play on 20 of August 2023. It will be 122nd edition of ATP masters. Cincinnati Open is categorized an ATP 1000 masters level event and it consists of 64 singles draw and 32 doubles draw event. Event held on the outdoor hard court surface of Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio USA.
|Location||Cincinnati, Ohio USA|
|Venue||Lindner Family Tennis Center, Cincinnati|
|Tour category||ATP 1000|
|Draw||64 S, 32 D|
ATP Cincinnati Open Facts
- In 120 edition, 85 times USA star won singles title of this event
- Roger Federer of Switzerland won a record 7 times singles title.
- American twin brothers, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan won a record 5 times doubles championships.
- First 40 edition’s final were all American final clash.
- Bobby Riggs of USA and Bryan Grand have 100% winning record in this event.
- Boris Becker of Germany is the oldest champion (17y, 8m and 29d) and Ken Rosewall is the oldest Cincinnati champion (35y, 8m and 19d).
ATP Cincinnati Open 2023 Results
In the Singles championship, 24 time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic won final battle against Carlos Alcaraz. Serbian star claimed Cincinnati title in 3 sets 5-7, 7-6, 7-6. In 2023, this is 4rth title for Djokovic including 2 Grand Slams.
In the doubles, Maximo Gonzalez and Andres Molteni defeat Murray and Venus 3-6 6-1 11-9 to become the first all-Argentinian duo to win a Masters title.
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Cincinnati Open 2022 Champions
In singles, Croatian star Borna Coric upsets seeded no 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. Borna defeated tsitsipas the in final with 7-6,6-2. Croatian star wins all his 5 matches against top 20 ranking including Rafael Nadal. This is Borna’s biggest career title in tennis. After winning Cincinnati Open ,he moved from 152 to 29 position the in world ranking.
In double championship, shining pair Rajeev Ram of USA and Joe Salisbury of GBR defeated Michael Venus and Tim Putz in final with straight set 7-6,7-6. This is their 7 title together their in tennis career
Cincinnati Open 2021 Champions
In 2021, German star Alexander Zverev won the singles championship. Zverev played the final against Russian star Andrey Rublev and defeat him in straight sets (6-2, 6-3). Zverev became the second German to win this event after Boris Becker in 1985.
While in the doubles championship, Spanish star Marcel Granollers and Argentine star Horacio Zeballos defeat American pair Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek in final in straight set (7-6, 7-6).
ATP Cincinnati Open History and Winners
The Cincinnati Open began in 1899, later becoming the Tri-State Tennis Tournament until 1969. It underwent various name changes, including ATP Championships. The event shifted locations due to management and surface changes. Initially on clay courts, it switched to hardcourts in 1979. Since 1979, it has been held in Mason with three stadium courts. Women’s competition returned in 1988 and 2004. In 2008, the men’s tournament was acquired by the USTA. From 2002 to 2016, Western & Southern Financial Group sponsored the event. In 2022, the USTA sold the tournament to Beemok Capital owned by Ben Navarro.
|Year||Prize Money||Singles champions||Doubles Champions|
|2023||$6,600,000||Novak Djokovic (SER)||Maximo Gonzalez (ARG) |
Andres Molteni (ARG)
|2022||$6,280,880||Borna Coric (CRO)||Rajeev Ram (USA)|
Joe Salisbury (GBR)
|2021||$4,845,025||Alexander Zverev (GER)||Marcel Granollers (ESP)|
Horacio Zeballos (ARG)
|2020||$4,222,190||Novak Djokovic (SER)||Pablo Carreño Busta (ESP)|
Alex de Minaur (AUS)
|2019||$6,056,280||Daniil Medvedev (RUS)||Ivan Dodig (CRO)|
Filip Polášek (SLO)
|2018||$5,669,360||Novak Djokovic (SER)||Jamie Murray (GBR)|
Bruno Soares (BRA)
|2017||$4,973,120||Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)||Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA)|
Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
ATP Cincinnati Open 2023 Prize Money
Western & Southern Open 2023 Prize money will be $6,600,000 whereas total commitment of the event is $7,665,215. Winner of 2023 singles champion will have $1,019,335 and doubles champion will receive $312,740.
In 2022, total prize money of Cincinnati open is $6,280,880 where singles winner will receive $970,020 with runner-up receive $529,710 and in doubles side, winner will receive $297,620 and runner-up pair will have $161,670.
2023 event prize money distribution is as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
ATP Cincinnati Open 2023 Draw
The event will have 64 singles and 32 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses. 8 qualifiers will join 56 singles main draw entries in 1st round.
ATP Western & Southern Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
The main draw will be held across a week from 14 to 20th of August with a qualification round set for 12th and 13th of August.
The official schedule for the ATP section of the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|14 August||Round 1||Round 1|
|15 August||Round 1 – Round 2||Round 1|
|16 August||Round 2||Round 2|
|17 August||Round 3||Round 2|
|18 August||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
ATP Cincinnati Open 2023 Players list
2023 Entry List of Cincinnati have all top 16 players. All 2023 Grand slam winners will be compete for Western and Southern Open Title. Borna Ćorić will be featured as well to defend his title.
Top Seed Players
|2||Novak Djokovic (champion)||2|
|12||Felix Auger Aliassime||12|
Wildcard Entries (and Protected Ranking PR)
- John Isner
- Stan Wawrinka
- Mackenzie McDonald
- J.J Wolf
- Marin Čilić (PR)
- Gael Monfils (PR)
- Milos Raonic (PR)
ATP Cincinnati Open Doubles Players list
|1||Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski||2|
|2||Ivan Dodig / Austin Krajicek||7|
|3||Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury||11|
|4||Rohan Bopanna / Matthew Ebden||20|
|5||Hugo Nys / Jan Zieliński||21|
|6||Santiago González / Édouard Roger-Vasselin||23|
|7||Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos||27|
|8||Kevin Krawietz / Tim Pütz||28|
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