All presale tickets for the Men’s & Women’s Finals on Sunday, August 21 are sold out. The afternoon session begins with the Men’s Singles Final at 12:30 PM on Center Court, followed by the Women's Singles Final, not before 4:00 PM. The Men's Doubles final will begin on Grandstand at 2:00 PM followed by the Women's Doubles Final.. A limited number of obstructed view tickets will be available for purchase at the ticket office, day of.
After all tickets are sold out, grounds passes will be sold and fans will be invited to watch the singles final matches on a jumbo screen at the food court. Other sold out sessions include the Men’s Semifinals on Saturday, August 20, at 1:00 PM. Tickets are still available for all other sessions, but going fast.
2011 will be the first year that the men and women will share the final session, meaning twice the tennis for fans who come out to the site on Finals Sunday.
Last year, four-time Cincinnati Champion Roger Federer defeated Mardy Fish in a three-set-thriller, leaving fans gratified for both men’s’ efforts. Fish won the first set in a tie-breaker, but Federer would come back to win the match 6-7(5), 7-6(1), 6-4. Fish became only the seventh wild card to reach the finals since wild cards first appeared in Cincinnati in 1976.
In the women’s final in 2010 Kim Clijsters defeated Maria Sharapova, also in a close three-setter. Sharapova took the first set, but after returning from a rain delay, Clijsters would prevail 2-6, 7-6(4), 6-2. All four of last year’s finalists are expected to be back this year.