How to Plan a US Open Series Road Trip shows you exactly how to attend the Atlanta Open, Citi Open, Rogers Cup, Cincinnati Masters and Winston-Salem Open. As the summer of tennis switches from the grass courts of Wimbledon to the hard courts of the United States, the change of court surface is welcomed by a bonanza of awesome tournaments, which together form the US Open Series.

Spread out over 5 weeks, the series will put a high number of points up for grabs before the final Major of the year: The US Open. Stars of the sport will meet in Flushing only after having traveled the USA and Canada in an attempt to pile up points. Several 250s and 500s will be contested, as well as two 2 Masters 1000 events.

Nothing says “summer” in America like a road trip. While these tournaments may not all be near enough to form one gigantic driving tour of tennis excellence, here are a few itineraries to guide you to the best tennis of the summer as your plan your US Open Series Road Trip!

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US Open Series Schedule 2023

July 16-23, 2023
Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, Rhode Island

July 22-30, 2023
Atlanta Open
Atlanta, GA.
ATP 250

July 29-Aug 6, 2023
Citi Open
Washington, DC
ATP 500 / WTA International Event

Rogers Cup
August 5-13, 2023 (Montreal ATP)
August 5-13, 2023 (Toronto WTA)
WTA Premier 5 / ATP Masters 1000

August 12-20, 2023
Western & Southern Open
Cincinnati, OH
WTA Premier 5 / ATP Masters 1000

August 19-26, 2023
Winston-Salem Open
Winston-Salem, NC
ATP 250

August 19-26, 2023
Tennis in the Land
Cleveland, OH
WTA 250

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Plan a US Open Series Road Trip

Trip 1: Atlanta to DC to Montreal

Date Range: July 22 – August 13
Total Driving Time: 18 hours and 53 minutes
Total Miles: 1,225

Starting off in Atlanta, enjoy a few days of ATP action at the Atlanta Open. The tournament is played at Atlantic Station, which is, pretty much a nice shopping mall. Here you will have an opportunity to see a big range of American tennis pros, from familiar names like John Isner to a slew of rising stars that may not always make the TV courts at the Majors. Enjoy the matches, get some delicious Southern BBQ, then make your way up to Washington, DC! Having driven from NY to Atlanta many times, I can tell you it’s a straight shot up 85 to 95 and about 9 hours driving.

The Citi Open has both ATP and WTA action, and often has a few of the biggest names in the game tuning up before the upcoming WTA Premier 5 event just north of the border.

The third and final stop of this road trip puts you at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada. The men and women alternate between Montreal and Toronto, each city swapping draws every year. Canadians love their tennis, so expect an electric atmosphere, since this is the only event of this caliber played in Canada for the entire year – and recent stars like Auger Aliassime, Shapovalov, Bouchard, Andreescu and Fernandez are drawing huge crowds!

Trip 2: Toronto to Cincinnati to Winston-Salem or Cleveland

Date Range: August 5-26
Total Driving Time: 14 hours and 36 minutes
Total Miles: 925

Whether you want to continue on from Trip 1, or start your journey from Toronto, our second suggested Road Trip brings you back-to-back to the two biggest events of the summer, then concludes with the last ATP event prior to the US Open.

May as well start with a Masters event! Begin your journey in Toronto, Canada for the Roger’s Cup, a WTA Premier 5 / ATP Masters 1000 event. As we’ve already said, Canadians love their tennis and their players!

Once the action in Canada cools down, cruise over to the Cincinnati Masters – Western & Southern Open in Ohio for yet another Masters event. This time it’ll be twice the fun, as the men and women will be at the same venue, playing in the most valuable event prior to the US Open.

Finally, you have two choices. Stay in Ohio to catch the WTA play at their new tournament, Tennis in the Land, or cruise on down South to the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina. Similar to the Atlanta Open, this is a great opportunity to cheer on a draw packed full of American pros. And of course, another opportunity to get some tasty Southern BBQ.

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How to Plan a US Open Series Road Trip

When embarking on your US Open Series Road Trip, there are a few key things to remember. Keep water and snacks in the car, and make sure to wear sunscreen so your skin does not end up feeling as hot as the hard courts of North America. Always take breaks from driving when you feel tired, and try to share the driving with your road trip companions. Finally, buy your tickets in advance! The last thing you want is to show up to a sold out tennis tournament. Most importantly, have fun!

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