The Vitals: A Guide to Getting Ready for the Open

Have any questions when it comes to preparing for your time with us in Cincinnati? Here's the official guide to what you need to know about bringing the right gear for the Western and Southern Open. Read More

Introducing the Paul & Carolyn Flory Fund

In January 2015, the Western & Southern Financial Fund, Western & Southern Financial Group’s corporate foundation, gave $1 million to the UC Cancer Institute to establish a fund that honors Paul and his wife. The Paul & Carolyn Flory Fund benefits educational, research and patient-driven initiatives within the UC Cancer Institute. Read More

Western & Southern Open to Release Grounds Passes at 10AM on Saturday, August 1 for Select Sessions

The Western & Southern Open will release Grounds Pass tickets to select day sessions beginning at 10AM on Saturday, August 1. A grounds pass allows the bearer access to everything at the Lindner Family Tennis Center, except for Center Court. Read More


Wimbledon champion Serena Williams and Wimbledon runner-up Roger Federer will attempt to defend their titles at the Western & Southern Open next month when the tournament returns to the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, August 15-23. Read More

Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati Renews Title Sponsor Through 2017

The Western & Southern Open today announced a landmark agreement with Western & Southern Financial Group to keep the Cincinnati-based company as title sponsor of the city's prestigious professional tennis tournament through 2017. Read More

2015 Music Lineup: Encore, Encore, Play Freebird!

The Queen CIty knows how to get down and local musical talent is ready to rock the Western and Southern Open. Everything from Bluegrass to American Idol contestants are here this year, check out who's taking the stage this year Read More

Need somebody to root for in Cincinnati? This quiz is a good start.

Ever wondered who you match up with in the tennis world? Take the matchmadness quiz from Emirates and find out if you really are as fiery as Serena Williams or as smooth and graceful as Roger Federer. Read More

Work the Tournament: Job Fairs Near You

The Western and Southern Open works hand in hand with many of our partners, and now's your chance to work with one of the premiere tennis events in the world. Read More

W&S honors Paul Flory with $1 Million gift

A $1 million gift from the Western & Southern Financial Group's corporate foundation will honor local tennis legend Paul Flory by establishing a fund to help with educational, research and patient-driven initiatives at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute. Read More

Recap: Western & Southern Open (That Was Fun)

Well dang. That went fast. Was fun. And now it's over. Often the most incredible week of the summer comes right at the end of it. So, now what? Before we move on to that back-to-school mindset, let's recap the week that was. Read More

Men’s Final: Federer Wins Sixth Title in Cincy

Roger Federer is a Western & Southern Open champion once again. The No.2 seed defeated David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday for his sixth title win in Cincinnati. Read More

Women’s Final: Serena’s Cincinnati Crown

Serena Williams is finally a Western & Southern Open champion. In her sixth Cincinnati appearance, Williams takes home the crown with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Ana Ivanovic. Read More

Volunteers: Coming From Across the Globe

The Cotrim Family, Cesar, Isabel, Elisa, and Claudio Einsfeld, (son in law and Engineer at GE in Brazil), traveled from Rio De Jeneiro to attend the 2014 Western and Southern Open. Read More

Photos: Game, Set ... Superlatives!

We know, we know. It goes without saying, but just in case... It's been a phenomenal week. Action, competition, entertainment. The whole tennis package. The courts, however, haven't been the only proving grounds. The social experience at the Lindner Family Tennis Center is a tournament in and of itself. Read More

An Affair at the Open

See photos of the Affair at Open courtesy of Cincinnati Refined. Read More

Around the Grounds: Finals Sunday

Good morning from the Lindner Family Tennis Center! It’s finals day and while it’s hard to believe that the Western &Southern Open is wrapping up for another year, it’s been another successful run. Read More

Final Sunday: Serena vs. Ivanovic, Federer vs. Ferrer

Final Sunday at the Western & Southern Open is set, with Serena Williams taking on Ana Ivanovic for the women's title, and Roger Federer facing off with David Ferrer for the men's crown. Read More

Federer Dominates Raonic, Ferrer Ends Benneteau’s Cincy Run

No.2 seed Roger Federer dominated Milos Raonic in their semifinal meeting on Saturday, defeating the young gun 6-2, 6-3 for a spot in the Western & Southern Open Men’s Final. Read More

Ivanovic Fights Through Three Set Battle With Sharapova

In a late night Center Court battle, Ana Ivanovic battled past Maria Sharapova 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 for the remaining spot in the Western & Southern Open Women’s Final. Read More

Around the Grounds: Semifinal Saturday

Good morning from the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio! Today is semifinal day with incredible matchups on both the men’s and women’s side. Read More