The Western & Southern Tennis Open is one of the top ATP/WTA events held in Mason, Ohio at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. The venue is located approximately 22 miles southwest of Cincinnati. The event features a three rounds of qualifying (typically free or a small nominal fee and then the 64 men's and women's draw for singles. Doubles is also played with a field of 32 players in each draw.
Tournament: Western & Southern Open
Type: ATP 1000 & WTA Premier Event
Venue: 5460 Courseview Dr, Mason, OH 45040
Draw: Singles 56; Doubles 24
Court Surface: Hard
Dates: 9 Aug to 17 Aug 2014
Total Prize Money: $3,700,000
The tournament sells close to 200,000 tickets which brings in tennis fans from the across the U.S. and abroad to Cincinnati in early August during the summer US Open series. The Lindner Family Tennis Center facility has 16 courts, 4 entrances, and a food court. All very convenient to make it an enjoyable experience with a group, family, or just a couple of friends catching some high-octane tennis action.