Western & Southern Open To Remain In Cincinnati

  • Posted: Oct 10, 2023

Western & Southern Open To Remain In Cincinnati

Djokovic and Gauff participate in announcement

The Western & Southern Open will remain in Cincinnati, the tournament announced on Tuesday in a video featuring reigning champions Novak Djokovic and Coco Gauff.

According to a press release, the tournament will remain in Mason at the Lindner Family Tennis Centre for another 25 years. The 2024 edition will mark the 125th year of the tournament.

Founded in 1899, the event is the United States’ longest-running professional tennis tournament played in its city of origin. The announcement was made by Beemok Capital, the family office of Charleston-based businessman and philanthropist Benjamin Navarro.

“The passion and commitment of this community to keep the tournament here was an undeniable factor in our decision to stay,” Navarro said. “The city of Mason, Warren County, the state of Ohio and multiple corporate entities demonstrated their unwavering support for the tennis tournament. This tournament and its history are special. We’re excited to add to its legacy and create a world-class tennis experience for players and fans.”

Djokovic revealed that $200 million is being invested into stadium improvements to “raise the tournament’s prestige on a global stage”. 

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