Summer spectacle: Mubadala Citi DC Open welcomes ATP and WTA stars to Washington D.C.

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The world’s top ATP and WTA players will compete at the new Mubadala Citi DC Open in Washington D.C. July 29 – August 6 at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park. The tournament is a result of the merger between the Citi Open and the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, a combined event set to become the fifth largest professional tennis tournament in the United States and the only ATP-WTA 500 level tennis tournament in the world.

The player lineup for the tournament is already packed with stars. Among them are four Top 10 WTA players, three Top 10 ATP players, four Grand Slam champions, three former world No.1s, and four previous D.C. champions.

On the women’s side, the WTA field includes prominent players such as Coco Gauff, the world No.6 and 2019 D.C. doubles champion; Jessica Pegula, the world No.3 and 2019 D.C. singles and 2022 doubles champion; Victoria Azarenka, the former world No.1 and two-time Australian Open champion; Caroline Garcia, the world No.5 and 2022 WTA Finals champion; Daria Kasatkina, the world No.9 and 2022 San Jose champion; Sloane Stephens, the 2017 US Open champion and 2015 D.C. champion; and Elina Svitolina, the former world No.3 and 2023 Roland Garros quarterfinalist.

The ATP player commitments include renowned names such as Daniil Medvedev, the 2021 US Open champion and world No.2; Nick Kyrgios, the 2019 and 2022 D.C. singles and doubles champion; Andy Murray, the former world No.1, three-time Grand Slam champion, and two-time gold medalist; Taylor Fritz, the world No.8 and 2022 Indian Wells champion; Felix Auger-Aliassime, the 2021 US Open semifinalist and world No.10; Frances Tiafoe, the world No.12 and Washington, D.C. native; Grigor Dimitrov, a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist; and Gael Monfils, the 2016 D.C. champion.

“We are thrilled to share our initial group of some of the most compelling men’s and women’s players in the world who will make up the incredibly exciting, deep player field we are building for the 2023 tournament,” said Mark Ein, Mubadala Citi DC Open Chairman. “With seven current Top 10 players, three former number ones and so many fan favorites, Washington has become one of the most anticipated stops on both tours for players and one of the biggest events of the summer in DC. Ticket sales are at a record pace and we expect a third straight summer of a completely sold-out event.”

In the upcoming weeks, the Mubadala Citi DC Open will announce more players who will be participating in the event and reveal some fan experience highlights.

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