Washington Open (tennis)

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Washington Open
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Tournament information
Tour ATP Tour
WTA Tour
Founded1969;52 years ago (1969)
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Venue William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center
Category ATP Tour 500
WTA International
Surface Hard (Outdoor)
SportMaster Sport Surfaces
Draw48S/24Q/16D (men) 32S/16Q/16D (women)
Prize money US$2,046,340(2019)(men)
US$250,000(2019)(women)
Website citiopentennis.com
Current champions (2019)
Men's singles Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nick Kyrgios
Women's singles Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula
Men's doubles Flag of South Africa.svg Raven Klaasen
Flag of New Zealand.svg Michael Venus
Women's doubles Flag of the United States.svg Caty McNally
Flag of the United States.svg Coco Gauff

The Washington Open (known as the Citi Open for sponsorship reasons) is an annual hard court tennis tournament played at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. The Washington Open is part of the ATP Tour 500 and WTA International circuits. It is also part of the US Open Series, a schedule of North American hard court events leading into the US Open.

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After the 2014 edition, the Washington Open dropped out of the US Open Series, showing frustration over US Open Series broadcaster ESPN providing little coverage of the tournament on television. As of 2019, the Washington Open has rejoined the series, but still maintains the broadcast agreement it had reached with Tennis Channel.

History

The tournament was first held on the men's tour in 1969, known as the Washington Star International between 1969 and 1981, as the Sovran Bank Classic from 1982 to 1992, as the Newsweek Tennis Classic in 1993, and as the Legg Mason Tennis Classic from 1994 to 2011. Competition was held on outdoor clay courts until 1986, when it switched to the current hard courts. Throughout its existence, the tournament has been closely associated with Donald Dell, founder of ProServ International, who was instrumental in its creation, as well as John A. Harris, founder of Potomac Ventures Investments. The location of the event in Washington, D.C. was chosen at the urging of Arthur Ashe, an early supporter.

The women's event was first held in 2011 in College Park, Maryland as the Citi Open, and for the 2012 season, the ATP and WTA decided to merge their Maryland and Washington spots into a joint tournament, with the women's event moving to the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center, and Citi taking over Legg Mason as title sponsor of the joint event. [1]

In 2015, the Washington Open dropped out of the US Open Series. Due to its ownership of rights to the US Open beginning that year, ESPN began holding exclusive domestic broadcast rights to all US Open Series events . However, the network only promised that a minimum of four hours of coverage would be aired on ESPN2 (in 2014, coverage was split between ESPN and Tennis Channel), [2] relegating the remainder to ESPN3 online streaming. Donald Dell criticized ESPN for using ESPN3 to acquire sports rights without any intent to broadcast them on television, stating "If you're running a tournament, and it's two million dollars, and sponsorship money in the six million to eight million dollar range, you've got sponsors that don't want to be having only four or six hours on television." As a result, the Citi Open withdrew from the US Open Series so it could establish a new broadcast rights agreement with Tennis Channel. The four-year, $2.1 million deal included 171 hours of television coverage spanning the entire tournament, and funding for additional amenities (including a second televised court). [3] [4]

In 2019, the tournament was acquired by businessman Mark Ein, and returned to the US Open Series. Tennis Channel reached a five-year extension of its media rights. [5]

Past finals

In the men's singles, Andre Agassi (1990–91, 1995, 1998–99) holds the records for most titles (five) and most finals overall (six, runner-up in 2000). He also shares with Michael Chang (1996–97), Juan Martín del Potro (2008–09) and Alexander Zverev (2017–18) the record for most consecutive titles, with two. In the women's singles, Magdaléna Rybáriková (2012–13) holds the record for most titles (two) and co-holds the record for most finals (two) with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (runner-up in 2012, 2015). In the men's doubles, Marty Riessen (1971–72, 1974, 1979) and the Bryan brothers (2005–07, 2015) hold the record for most titles (four), with the Bryans also holding the record for most consecutive titles (three). The Bryans co-hold the record for most finals (six, runners-up in 2001–02) with Raúl Ramírez (winner in 1976, 1981–82, runner-up in 1975, 1978–79). In the women's doubles, Shuko Aoyama (2012–14) holds alone the record for most titles, most consecutive titles and most finals (three).

Men's singles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
1969 Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Thomaz Koch Flag of the United States.svg Arthur Ashe 7–5, 9–7, 4–6, 2–6, 6–4
1970 Flag of the United States.svg Cliff Richey Flag of the United States.svg Arthur Ashe 7–5, 6–1, 6–2
1971 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ken Rosewall Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen 6–2, 7–5, 6–1
1972 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Roche Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen 3–6, 7–6, 6–4
1973 Flag of the United States.svg Arthur Ashe Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tom Okker 6–4, 6–2
1974 Flag of the United States.svg Harold Solomon Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Vilas 1–6, 6–3, 6–4
1975 Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Vilas Flag of the United States.svg Harold Solomon 6–1, 6–3
1976 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Connors Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez 6–2, 6–4
1977 Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Vilas (2) Flag of the United States.svg Brian Gottfried 6–4, 7–5
1978 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Connors (2) Flag of the United States.svg Eddie Dibbs 7–5, 7–5
1979 Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Vilas (3) Flag of Paraguay.svg Víctor Pecci, Sr. 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–3)
1980 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Gottfried Flag of Argentina.svg José Luis Clerc 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
1981 Flag of Argentina.svg José Luis Clerc Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Vilas 7–5, 6–2
1982 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ivan Lendl Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Arias 6–3, 6–3
1983 Flag of Argentina.svg José Luis Clerc (2) Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Arias 6–3, 3–6, 6–0
1984 Flag of Ecuador.svg Andrés Gómez Flag of the United States.svg Aaron Krickstein 6–2, 6–2
1985 Flag of France.svg Yannick Noah Flag of Argentina.svg Martín Jaite 6–4, 6–3
1986 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Karel Nováček Flag of France.svg Thierry Tulasne 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
1987 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ivan Lendl (2) Flag of the United States.svg Brad Gilbert 6–1, 6–0
1988 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Connors (3) Flag of Ecuador.svg Andrés Gómez 6–1, 6–4
1989 Flag of the United States.svg Tim Mayotte Flag of the United States.svg Brad Gilbert 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
1990 Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi Flag of the United States.svg Jim Grabb 6–1, 6–4
1991 Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi (2) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Korda 6–3, 6–4
1992 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Korda Flag of Sweden.svg Henrik Holm 6–4, 6–4
1993 Flag of Israel.svg Amos Mansdorf Flag of the United States.svg Todd Martin 7–6(7–3), 7–5
1994 Flag of Sweden.svg Stefan Edberg Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Stoltenberg 6–4, 6–2
1995 Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi (3) Flag of Sweden.svg Stefan Edberg 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
1996 Flag of the United States.svg Michael Chang Flag of South Africa.svg Wayne Ferreira 6–2, 6–4
1997 Flag of the United States.svg Michael Chang (2) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Korda 5–7, 6–2, 6–1
1998 Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi (4) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Draper 6–2, 6–0
1999 Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi (5) Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Kafelnikov 7–6(7–3), 6–1
2000 Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi 6–2, 6–3
2001 Flag of the United States.svg Andy Roddick Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sjeng Schalken 6–2, 6–3
2002 Flag of the United States.svg James Blake Flag of Thailand.svg Paradorn Srichaphan 1–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
2003 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tim Henman Flag of Chile.svg Fernando González 6–3, 6–4
2004 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lleyton Hewitt Flag of Luxembourg.svg Gilles Müller 6–3, 6–4
2005 Flag of the United States.svg Andy Roddick (2) Flag of the United States.svg James Blake 7–5, 6–3
2006 Flag of France.svg Arnaud Clément Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Murray 7–6(7–3), 6–2
2007 Flag of the United States.svg Andy Roddick (3) Flag of the United States.svg John Isner 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2008 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro Flag of Serbia.svg Viktor Troicki 6–3, 6–3
2009 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro (2) Flag of the United States.svg Andy Roddick 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
2010 Flag of Argentina.svg David Nalbandian Flag of Cyprus.svg Marcos Baghdatis 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
2011 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek Flag of France.svg Gaël Monfils 6–4, 6–4
2012 Flag of Ukraine.svg Alexandr Dolgopolov Flag of Germany.svg Tommy Haas 6–7(7–9), 6–4, 6–1
2013 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro (3) Flag of the United States.svg John Isner 3–6, 6–1, 6–2
2014 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Milos Raonic Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Vasek Pospisil 6–1, 6–4
2015 Flag of Japan.svg Kei Nishikori Flag of the United States.svg John Isner 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
2016 Flag of France.svg Gaël Monfils Flag of Croatia.svg Ivo Karlovic 5–7, 7–6(8–6), 6–4
2017 Flag of Germany.svg Alexander Zverev Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson 6–4, 6–4
2018 Flag of Germany.svg Alexander Zverev (2) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex de Minaur 6–2, 6–4
2019 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nick Kyrgios Flag of Russia.svg Daniil Medvedev 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Women's singles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2011 Flag of Russia.svg Nadia Petrova Flag of Israel.svg Shahar Pe'er 7–5, 6–2
2012 Flag of Slovakia.svg Magdaléna Rybáriková Flag of Russia.svg Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–1, 6–1
2013 Flag of Slovakia.svg Magdaléna Rybáriková (2) Flag of Germany.svg Andrea Petkovic 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
2014 Flag of Russia.svg Svetlana Kuznetsova Flag of Japan.svg Kurumi Nara 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Sloane Stephens Flag of Russia.svg Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–1, 6–2
2016 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Yanina Wickmayer Flag of the United States.svg Lauren Davis 6–4, 6–2
2017 Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova Flag of Germany.svg Julia Görges 3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–0
2018 Flag of Russia.svg Svetlana Kuznetsova (2) Flag of Croatia.svg Donna Vekić 4–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–2
2019 Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula Flag of Italy.svg Camila Giorgi 6–2, 6–2
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Men's doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
1969 Flag of Chile.svg Patricio Cornejo
Flag of Chile.svg Jaime Fillol
Flag of the United States.svg Robert Lutz
Flag of the United States.svg Stan Smith
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
1970 Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Bob Hewitt
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Frew McMillan
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg Ilie Năstase
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg Ion Țiriac
7–5, 6–0
1971 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tom Okker
Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Bob Carmichael
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ray Ruffels
7–6, 6–2
1972 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tom Okker (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen (2)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg John Newcombe
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Roche
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1973 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ross Case
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Geoff Masters
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Dick Crealy
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Andrew Pattison
2–6, 6–1, 6–4
1974 Flag of the United States.svg Tom Gorman
Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen (3)
Flag of Chile.svg Patricio Cornejo
Flag of Chile.svg Jaime Fillol
7–5, 6–1
1975 Flag of the United States.svg Robert Lutz
Flag of the United States.svg Stan Smith
Flag of the United States.svg Brian Gottfried
Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez
7–5, 2–6, 6–1
1976 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Gottfried
Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez
Flag of the United States.svg Arthur Ashe
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Connors
6–3, 6–3
1977 Flag of Australia (converted).svg John Alexander
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Phil Dent
Flag of the United States.svg Fred McNair
Flag of the United States.svg Sherwood Stewart
7–5, 7–5
1978 Flag of the United States.svg Arthur Ashe
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Bob Hewitt (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Fred McNair
Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 6–4
1979 Flag of the United States.svg Marty Riessen (4)
Flag of the United States.svg Sherwood Stewart
Flag of the United States.svg Brian Gottfried
Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
1980 Flag of Chile.svg Hans Gildemeister
Flag of Ecuador.svg Andrés Gómez
Flag of the United States.svg Gene Mayer
Flag of the United States.svg Sandy Mayer
6–4, 7–5
1981 Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Van Winitsky
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Pavel Složil
Flag of the United States.svg Ferdi Taygan
5–7, 7–6(9–7), 7–6(8–6)
1982 Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Ramírez (3)
Flag of the United States.svg Van Winitsky (2)
Flag of Chile.svg Hans Gildemeister
Flag of Ecuador.svg Andrés Gómez
7–5, 7–6
1983 Flag of the United States.svg Mark Dickson
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Cássio Motta
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul McNamee
Flag of the United States.svg Ferdi Taygan
6–2, 1–6, 6–4
1984 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Pavel Složil
Flag of the United States.svg Ferdi Taygan
Flag of the United States.svg Drew Gitlin
Flag of the United States.svg Blaine Willenborg
7–6, 6–1
1985 Flag of Chile.svg Hans Gildemeister (2)
Flag of Paraguay.svg Víctor Pecci
Flag of Australia (converted).svg David Graham
Flag of Hungary.svg Balázs Taróczy
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
1986 Flag of Chile.svg Hans Gildemeister (3)
Flag of Ecuador.svg Andrés Gómez (2)
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Ricardo Acioly
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg César Kist
6–3, 7–5
1987 Flag of the United States.svg Gary Donnelly
Flag of the United States.svg Peter Fleming
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Laurie Warder
Flag of the United States.svg Blaine Willenborg
6–2, 7–6
1988 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Leach
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Pugh
Flag of Mexico.svg Jorge Lozano
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Witsken
6–3, 6–7, 6–2
1989 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Neil Broad
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Gary Muller
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Grabb
Flag of the United States.svg Patrick McEnroe
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
1990 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Grant Connell
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Glenn Michibata
Flag of Mexico.svg Jorge Lozano
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Witsken
6–3, 6–7, 6–2
1991 Flag of the United States.svg Scott Davis
Flag of the United States.svg David Pate
Flag of the United States.svg Ken Flach
Flag of the United States.svg Robert Seguso
6–4, 6–2
1992 Flag of the United States.svg Bret Garnett
Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer
Flag of the United States.svg Ken Flach
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Witsken
6–2, 6–3
1993 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black
Flag of the United States.svg Rick Leach (2)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Grant Connell
Flag of the United States.svg Patrick Galbraith
6–4, 7–5
1994 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Grant Connell (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Patrick Galbraith
Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman
Flag of Switzerland.svg Jakob Hlasek
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1995 Flag of France.svg Olivier Delaître
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Tarango
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Korda
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Cyril Suk
1–6, 6–3, 6–2
1996 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Grant Connell (3)
Flag of the United States.svg Scott Davis (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Doug Flach
Flag of the United States.svg Chris Woodruff
7–6, 3–6, 6–3
1997 Flag of the United States.svg Luke Jensen
Flag of the United States.svg Murphy Jensen
Flag of South Africa.svg Neville Godwin
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Fernon Wibier
6–4, 6–4
1998 Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Stafford
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
Flag of South Africa.svg Wayne Ferreira
Flag of the United States.svg Patrick Galbraith
6–2, 6–4
1999 Flag of the United States.svg Justin Gimelstob
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sébastien Lareau
Flag of South Africa.svg David Adams
Flag of South Africa.svg John-Laffnie de Jager
7–5, 6–7(2–7), 6–3
2000 Flag of the United States.svg Alex O'Brien
Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi
Flag of Armenia.svg Sargis Sargsian
7–5, 6–1
2001 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of Germany.svg David Prinosil
Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
7–6(7–5), 6–3
2002 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
2003 Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Flag of Armenia.svg Sargis Sargsian
Flag of South Africa.svg Chris Haggard
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
7–5, 4–6, 6–2
2004 Flag of South Africa.svg Chris Haggard
Flag of South Africa.svg Robbie Koenig
Flag of the United States.svg Travis Parrott
Flag of Russia.svg Dmitry Tursunov
7–6(7–3), 6–1
2005 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
6–4, 6–2
2006 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan (2)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
6–3, 5–7, [10–3]
2007 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan (3)
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan (3)
Flag of Israel.svg Jonathan Erlich
Flag of Israel.svg Andy Ram
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–7]
2008 Flag of France.svg Marc Gicquel
Flag of Sweden.svg Robert Lindstedt
Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
7–6(8–6), 6–3
2009 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm (2)
Flag of Sweden.svg Robert Lindstedt (2)
Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Flag of Poland.svg Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
2010 Flag of the United States.svg Mardy Fish
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Mark Knowles
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Berdych
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek
4–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–7]
2011 Flag of France.svg Michaël Llodra
Flag of Serbia.svg Nenad Zimonjić
Flag of Sweden.svg Robert Lindstedt
Flag of Romania.svg Horia Tecău
6–7(3–7), 7–6(8–6), [10–7]
2012 Flag of the Philippines.svg Treat Conrad Huey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dominic Inglot
Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson
Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey
7–6(9–7), 6–7(9–11), [10–5]
2013 Flag of France.svg Julien Benneteau
Flag of Serbia.svg Nenad Zimonjić (2)
Flag of the United States.svg Mardy Fish
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek
7–6(7–5), 7–5
2014 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jean-Julien Rojer
Flag of Romania.svg Horia Tecău
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sam Groth
Flag of India.svg Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan (4)
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan (4)
Flag of Croatia.svg Ivan Dodig
Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–2
2016 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor
Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin
Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Kubot
Flag of Austria.svg Alexander Peya
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)
2017 Flag of Finland.svg Henri Kontinen
Flag of Australia (converted).svg John Peers
Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Kubot
Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Melo
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2018 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jamie Murray
Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin
3–6, 6–3, [10–4]
2019 Flag of South Africa.svg Raven Klaasen
Flag of New Zealand.svg Michael Venus
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jean-Julien Rojer
Flag of Romania.svg Horia Tecău
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Women's doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2011 Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Yaroslava Shvedova
Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Govortsova
Flag of Russia.svg Alla Kudryavtseva
6–3, 6–3
2012 Flag of Japan.svg Shuko Aoyama
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen
Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi
Flag of South Africa.svg Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
2013 Flag of Japan.svg Shuko Aoyama (2)
Flag of Russia.svg Vera Dushevina
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Eugenie Bouchard
Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
2014 Flag of Japan.svg Shuko Aoyama (3)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Japan.svg Hiroko Kuwata
Flag of Japan.svg Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
2015 Flag of Switzerland.svg Belinda Bencic
Flag of France.svg Kristina Mladenovic
Flag of Spain.svg Lara Arruabarrena
Flag of Slovenia.svg Andreja Klepač
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
2016 Flag of Romania.svg Monica Niculescu
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Yanina Wickmayer
Flag of Japan.svg Shuko Aoyama
Flag of Japan.svg Risa Ozaki
6–4, 6–3
2017 Flag of Japan.svg Shuko Aoyama (4)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Eugenie Bouchard
Flag of the United States.svg Sloane Stephens
6–3, 6–2
2018 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Han Xinyun
Flag of Croatia.svg Darija Jurak
Flag of Chile.svg Alexa Guarachi
Flag of New Zealand.svg Erin Routliffe
6–3, 6–2
2019 Flag of the United States.svg Caty McNally
Flag of the United States.svg Coco Gauff
Flag of the United States.svg Maria Sanchez
Flag of Hungary.svg Fanny Stollar
6–2, 6–2
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

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The 2010 Farmers Classic, presented by Mercedes-Benz, was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 84th edition of the Los Angeles Open, and was part of the Olympus US Open Series of the 2010 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Los Angeles Tennis Center in Los Angeles, California, United States, from July 26 through August 1, 2010. Sam Querrey defeated Andy Murray for the singles title. Bob and Mike Bryan won the doubles championship over Eric Butorac and Jean-Julien Rojer, who was playing on his college court. It marked the first time in the 84-year history of the tournament that both the singles and doubles championships were successfully defended. The twin brothers also set the record of 62 career doubles titles on the ATP Tour.

Los Angeles Open (tennis)

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ATP Tour Masters 1000

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The 2012 Citi Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 44th edition and the 2nd edition of the event known that year as the Citi Open, and was part of the ATP World Tour 500 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA International tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Washington, D.C., United States, from July 29 to August 5, 2012, running concurrently with the tennis event at the London Summer Olympics.

The 2013 Citi Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 45th edition and the 3rd edition of the event known that year as the Citi Open, and was part of the ATP World Tour 500 series of the 2013 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA International tournaments of the 2013 WTA Tour. It took place at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Washington, D.C., United States, from July 27 to August 4, 2013.

ITV Sport and Eurosport holds broadcasting rights to show the French Open tennis tournaments until 2021. The bulk of the daily coverage is broadcast on ITV4 although both singles finals plus other weekend matches are shown on ITV. John Inverdale hosts the coverage. Commentators include Jim Courier, Amélie Mauresmo, Sam Smith, Mark Petchey, Nick Mullins and Fabrice Santoro.

The 2014 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 134th edition of the US Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

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The 2017 US Open was the 137th edition of tennis' US Open and the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. Experimental rules featured in qualifying for the main draw as well as in the junior, wheelchair and exhibition events.

The 2018 US Open was the 138th edition of tennis' US Open and the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City.

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2020 ATP Tour Mens tennis circuit

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References

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