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Every year the best players from the ATP & WTA circuit gather in Cincinnati for the Western & Southern Open. In 2020, the situation is a little bit different as the tournament takes place in New York.
Date: 22nd – 28th August 2020
Category: Masters 1000 (ATP) / Premier 5 (WTA)
Draw Size: 56S/32D
Prize Money: $7,151,135 (ATP) / $1,950,079 (WTA)
The tournament in Cincinnati was played for the first time already back in 1899. During the decades, the tournament developed and is now known as the Western & Southern Open or also Cincinnati Masters.
It is the highest category on the ATP circuit and the 2nd highest on the WTA circuit. Therefore, every year, fans can expect the best tennis players in the world to compete at the tournament. In 2020, the tournament will not see just a location change, but also a lot of players withdrawing from the tournament.
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The Western & Southern Open is played at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati. The center features 17 courts with four stadiums – Center Court, Grandstand Court, Court 3, and Court 10. These have a total capacity of more than 20,000 people.
During the long history of the tournament, some of the greatest tennis players of all time triumphed in Cincinnati. From the ATP Tour, the champions include John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic.
The women’s champions include notable names like Margaret Court, Lindsay Davenport, Kim Clijsters, Maria Sharapova, and Serena Williams. The WTA tournament was not held from 1974 – 1987 and 1989 – 2003.
In 2020, the Western & Southern Open moved to the Flushing Meadows to Billie Jean King National Tennis Center due to the Coronavirus. Also, a lot of top players withdrew from the tournament including players like Rafael Nadal, Gael Monfils, Ashleigh Barty, Simona Halep, and Elina Svitolina.
2019 Russia Daniil Medvedev Belgium David Goffin 7–6(7–3), 6–4
2018 Serbia Novak Djokovic Switzerland Roger Federer 6–4, 6–4
2017 Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov Australia Nick Kyrgios 6–3, 7–5
2016 Croatia Marin Čilić United Kingdom Andy Murray 6–4, 7–5
2015 Switzerland Roger Federer (7) Serbia Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–1), 6–3
2014 Switzerland Roger Federer (6) Spain David Ferrer 6–3, 1–6, 6–2
2013 Spain Rafael Nadal United States John Isner 7–6(10–8), 7–6(7–3)
2012 Switzerland Roger Federer (5) Serbia Novak Djokovic 6–0, 7–6(9–7)
2011 United Kingdom Andy Murray (2) Serbia Novak Djokovic 6–4, 3–0 (ret.)
2010 Switzerland Roger Federer (4) United States Mardy Fish 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–1), 6–4
2009 Switzerland Roger Federer (3) Serbia Novak Djokovic 6–1, 7–5
2008 United Kingdom Andy Murray Serbia Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
2007 Switzerland Roger Federer (2) United States James Blake 6–1, 6–4
2006 United States Andy Roddick (2) Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–3, 6–4
2005 Switzerland Roger Federer United States Andy Roddick 6–3, 7–5
2004 United States Andre Agassi (3) Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
2003 United States Andy Roddick United States Mardy Fish 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)
2002 Spain Carlos Moyá Australia Lleyton Hewitt 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
2001 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten Australia Patrick Rafter 6–1, 6–3
2000 Sweden Thomas Enqvist United Kingdom Tim Henman 7–6(7–5), 6–4