The Cincinnati Open (or Western & Southern Open) is an annual tennis tournament that is usually held in August at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, which is near Cincinnati in the USA.
The tournament is a combined ATP and WTA event with an ATP Masters 1000 and a WTA 1000 tournament being held in the same week.
2023 Cincinnati Open
|Location:||Mason, Ohio, United States|
|Tour Level:||ATP 1000 and WTA 1000|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard court|
|ATP Draw Size:||56 Singles, 28 Doubles|
|WTA Draw Size:||64 Singles, 32 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||ATP: $6,280,880, WTA: $2,527,250|
The 2023 Cincinnati Open tennis tournament will take place from the 12th to the 20th of August 2023, with the 1st round of the ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament and the WTA 1000 tournament starting on the 13th of August.
The 2023 Cincinnati Tennis Tournaments will be played in the same week as the Vancouver Open in Canada.
Tickets for the 2023 men’s and women’s tournaments in Cincinnati are not on sale yet but they will be available to purchase from the tournament’s official website WSopen.com closer to the start of the 2023 tournament.
The official entry lists for the 2023 tournaments in Cincinnati have not yet been released but below is a selection of tennis players who played in the men’s and women’s tournaments in 2022.
ATP Cincinnati Players
- Daniil Medvedev
- Rafael Nadal
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Andrey Rublev
- Matteo Berrettini
- Denis Shapovalov
- Pablo Carreno Busta
- Casper Ruud
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Diego Schwartzman
- Jannik Sinner
- Félix Auger-Aliassime
- Roberto Bautista Agut
- Alex de Minaur
- David Goffin
- Nick Kyrgios
- Taylor Fritz
- Grigor Dimitrov
- Cameron Norrie
- Carlos Alcaraz
WTA Cincinnati Open Players
- Iga Swiatek
- Serena Williams
- Naomi Osaka
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Karolína Pliskova
- Bianca Andreescu
- Garbiñe Muguruza
- Barbora Krejčíková
- Belinda Bencic
- Petra Kvitová
- Victoria Azarenka
- Elise Mertens
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Coco Gauff
- Paula Badosa
- Ons Jabeur
- Jessica Pegula
- Emma Raducanu
- Maria Sakkari
- Daria Kasatkina
- Leylah Fernandez
- Anett Kontaveit
Update: The complete entry list for 2022 singles tournaments has now been released by tournament organizers.
Below is the expected tournament schedule for the 2023 tournament in Cincinnati, with the men’s and women’s singles finals being played on Sunday, the 20th of August 2023.
|Saturday, 12 August 2023||Qualifying|
|Sunday, 13 August 2023||Qualifying and 1st Round|
|Monday, 14 August 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 15 August 2023||1st Round and 2nd Round|
|Wednesday, 16 August 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 17 August 2023||3rd Round|
|Friday, 18 August 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 19 August 2023||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 20 August 2023||Finals|
The draws for the 2023 WTA and ATP events in Cincinnati will be available to view on the ATP and WTA Tour website a few days before the start of the tournaments.
Singles (Main) Draws: TBC
Singles (Qualifying) Draws: TBC
Doubles Draws: TBC
Prize Money and Points
Information in relation to the prize money to be awarded to players for the 2023 tournament has yet to be confirmed but in 2022 it was $6,280,880 for the ATP Cincinnati Open and $2,527,250 for the WTA Cincinnati Open.
Below is how the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournament.
The winner of the Men’s Singles Event in 2022 won $970,020 (2021: $654,815) and 1000 ranking points, with the runner-up winning $529,710 (2021: $354,720) and 600 Points.
The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2022 won $297,620 ($148,810 each) and 1000 points, with the runner-ups winning $161,670 ($80,835 each) and 600 points.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 won $412,000 and 900 ranking points, with the runner-up winning $242,800 and 585 ranking points.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 won $120,300 and 900 points, with the runner-ups winning $67,630 and 585 points.
Cincinnati Past Winners and Runner Ups
Past champions of the ATP Masters 1000 singles tournament include Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal while past champions of the WTA 1000 singles tournament include Ashleigh Barty, Victoria Azarenka, and Serena Williams.
Roger Federer currently holds the record for most men’s singles titles with seven Cincinnati titles to his name, while Ruth Sanders Cordes and Clara Louise Zinke jointly hold the record for most women’s singles titles in Cincinnati with a total of five titles each.
Borna Coric is the current champion in the Men’s Singles event following his 7-6, 6-2 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the 2022 Men’s Singles final.
Roger Federer is the most successful male singles player as he has won seven singles titles and has been runner-up once.
The below list of previous winners and runner-ups of the Men’s Singles event goes back to 2017. For a complete list, check out the ATP Tour website.
|2022||Borna Coric||Stefanos Tsitsipas||7-6, 6-2|
|2021||Alexander Zverev||Andrey Rublev||6–2, 6–3|
|2020||Novak Djokovic||Milos Raonic||1–6, 6–3, 6–4|
|2019||Daniil Medvedev||David Goffin||7–6, 6–4|
|2018||Novak Djokovic||Roger Federer||6–4, 6–4|
|2017||Grigor Dimitrov||Nick Kyrgios||6–3, 7–5|
Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram are the defending champions in the men’s doubles event after beating Michael Venus and Tim Pütz 7-6, 7-6 in the 2022 Men’s doubles final.
The below list of previous winners and runner-ups of the Men’s Doubles event goes back to 2017. For a complete list, check out the ATP Tour website.
|2022||Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram||Michael Venus and Tim Pütz||7-6, 7-6|
|2021||Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos||Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek||7-6, 7-6|
|2020||Pablo Carreño Busta and Alex de Minaur||Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski||6–2, 7–5|
|2019||Ivan Dodig and Filip Polášek||Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah||4–6, 6–4, 10–6|
|2018||Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares||Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah||4–6, 6–3, 10–6|
|2017||Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut||Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares||7-6, 6-4|
Caroline Garcia is the current champion after she beat Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-4 in the women’s singles final in 2022.
The below list of previous winners and runner-ups of the Women’s Singles event goes back to 2017. For a full list, check out the WTA Tour website.
|2022||Caroline Garcia||Petra Kvitová||6-2, 6-4|
|2021||Ashleigh Barty||Jil Teichmann||6–3, 6–1|
|2020||Victoria Azarenka||Naomi Osaka||Walkover|
|2019||Madison Keys||Svetlana Kuznetsova||7–5, 7–6|
|2018||Kiki Bertens||Simona Halep||2-6, 7-6, 6-2|
|2017||Garbiñe Muguruza||Simona Halep||6–1, 6–0|
Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jeļena Ostapenko are the current champions in the women’s doubles event in Ohio after beating Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Ellen Perez 7-6, 6-3 in the 2022 women’s doubles final.
The below list of previous winners and runner-ups of the women’s Doubles event goes back to 2017. For a full list, check out the WTA Tour website.
|2022||Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jeļena Ostapenko||Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Ellen Perez||7-6, 6-3|
|2021||Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai||Gabriela Dabrowski|
Brazil and Luisa Stefani
|2020||Květa Peschke and Demi Schuurs||Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan||6–1, 4–6, 10–4|
|2019||Lucie Hradecká and Andreja Klepač||Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Demi Schuurs||6–4, 6–1|
|2018||Lucie Hradecká and Ekaterina Makarova||Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs||6–2, 7–5|
|2017||Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis||Hsieh Su-wei and Monica Niculescu||4–6, 6–4, 10–7|