The Western and Southern Open, Cincinnati Masters, held every August at the Lindner Family Tennis Center, is part of the ATP 1000, US Open Series and WTA Premier series. The Cincinnati Masters, the only major tennis tournament held in the Midwest, was played for the first time in 1899 and is the USA’s oldest professional tennis tournament played in its original city, Cincinnati, Ohio. This hard court tournament is two weeks before US Open in NYC and usually the the last stop of the best ATP and WTA pros before the final Grand Slam of the calendar year. The players love it because of the intimate feel, the die hard tennis fans and the fast courts.

2019 Players Included:

 

 

  • ATP: Djokovic, Nadal, Federer, Thiem, Zverev, Tsitsipas, Nishikori, Anderson, Fognini, del Potro, Isner
  • WTA: Barty, Osaka, Pliskova, Bertens, Kerber, Halep, Stephens, S Williams, Keys

The Western and Southern Open Cincinnati Masters 1000 event offers a ton of fun for the whole family and is accompanied by a number of special events such as Kids Day, High School Day, USTA Day, Open on the Square, Volunteer Service Awards and Food and Wine Classic’s Somm Slam, during which you can test your wine knowledge and compete against nine master sommeliers!

Future Dates – Western & Southern Open – August 13-21, 2022

Please note the following changes that will be in place for the 2021 Western & Southern Open:

  • To allow for quick entry to the venue as well as easy transfer of tickets to family, friends and clients we are moving to fully digital tickets, which will be available on the Western & Southern Open App. Step by step instructions for the use of digital tickets, including how to transfer tickets to others, will be shared with ticket buyers in the coming weeks and will be available on wsopen.com.
  • The venue will be cashless this year, with on-site transactions to be made with credit or debit cards. Reverse ATMs, which allow cash to be loaded onto a gift card, will be available.

Western & Southern Open Schedule and Tickets

Cincinnati Masters Ticket Options

Note: All of our ticket partners are legitimate, official, recommended ticket sellers and guaranteed to sell you official tennis tickets.

Western & Southern Open Schedule and Tickets

Tickets are available for individual sessions throughout the Western & Southern Open. The first and last days of the event (Saturday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 22) have just one session, while the other seven days each have two sessions, Day and Night. A Single Session ticket includes an assigned seat on Center Court as well as access on a first come, first served basis to all other match and practice courts.

Session Day Date Gates/Match Round
1 Sat Aug 14 8 am / 10 am Men’s and Women’s Qualifier/ Kids Day
2 Sun   8 am / 10 am Men’s and Women’s Qualifer Men’s Main Draw
3 Sun   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s Main Draw
4 Mon   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s First Round
5 Mon   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s First Round
6 Tues   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s First & Second Rounds
7 Tues   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s First & Second Rounds
8 Wed   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Middle Rounds
9 Wed   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Middle Rounds
10 Thurs   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Round of 16
11 Thurs   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Round of 16
12 Fri   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals
13 Fri   5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals
14 Sat   9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Semifinals
15 Sat   5 pm / 6 pm 1 Men’s Semifinal followed by Women’s Doubles Final
16 Sun Aug 22 11 am / 12:15 pm Men’s Doubles Final – 12:15 pm
Women’s Final – 2 pm
Men’s Final – 4 pm (not before)

Center Court Schedule Cincinnati Masters

Use Code TNTIX | $10 off orders $300+ below


Grandstand Court Schedule Cincinnati Masters

Use Code TNTIX | $10 off orders $300+ below


Back to Top of Men and Women Western & Southern Tennis Open

Western & Southern Open Hotel Picks

There are plenty of other sights to see near the Lindner Family Tennis Center, such as the Beach Waterpark, Western Row Golf Course, Houdini’s Room Escape, EnterTRAINment Junction and Paramount’s King Island, making this one of the most fun family areas in the United States, where you’ll get plenty of value for your tennis money by staying at any of these hotels.

Western and Southern Open Player Hotels

  • Cincinnati Marriott Northeast – this is a popular hotel where many of the players, coaches and media stay and is known as THE place to be during the WSO. Fans there for the tournament rave about staying here and the hotel management does a great job catering to tennis fans.

Hotels with Shuttle Service to the W&S Open

Additional Hotels Near W&S Open

New hotels like the Drury Inn and Suites and the Tru Hotel by Hilton saw huge numbers in 2019.

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Venue Information

Lindner Family Tennis Center
5460 Courseview Drive
Mason, OH 45040

Center Court (11,435 seats), Grandstand Court (5,000), Court 3 (4,000) or Court 9 (2,000)

Lindner Family Tennis Center Grounds

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati Airport Transfer & Ground Transport

GroundLink Airport Transfer and Private Drivers

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Western & Southern Tennis Open Car Rentals

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Western & Southern Tennis Open Flight Info

FlightHub is our favorite site to search for cheap flights to anywhere. They have amazing customer service and their search results allow you to narrow down by dozens of options, including airline, # stops, etc, as well as sign up for fare alerts.

Sometimes, waiting a few days or a week may make a huge difference in airfare prices. Check the cheapest flight options at FlightHub.

Cheap Flight Tips:

1) Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the cheapest days to fly. Next lowest fares are usually Thursday and Saturday (which usually means you can catch quarter finals on Friday, and head out on Saturday)

2) If you've already searched multiple times on a site for airfare, trying going private or incognito on your browser, which may show newer and lower rates

Cheap Flights for Tennis Events

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati Popular Activities & Things to Do

Cincinnati – the Queen City – offers lots to explore outside of tennis courts. Ideally, on red bikes! Bike to the Newport Aquarium, stop at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, grab lunch at Findlay Market. In addition, experience the city from the Carew Tower Observation Deck, take a Gangster Tour, sightsee from on one of the Riverboats, stop at The Ark Encounter – a full-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark, listen to the famous Cincinnati symphony orchestra, and much more. You may try an Escape Room Challenge or go on the Haunted Tour.

Back to Top of Western & Southern Tennis Open Cincinnati Masters

Prior Dates: Cincinnati Masters

  • August 15-23, 2020 (NYC)
  • August 10-18, 2019

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.