Western & Southern Open

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  • 09 July 2013
  • 07:07

The Cincinnati Masters or, officially, the Western & Southern Open (currently sponsored by the Western & Southern Financial Group) is an annual outdoor hardcourt tennis event held in the Cincinnati suburb of Mason, Ohio, USA. The event started on September 18, 1899 and is the oldest tennis tournament in the United States played in its original city.

The event is the biggest summer tennis event in the U.S., as its men's portion is one of nine elite Masters 1000 tournaments on the ATP World Tour and its women's event is one of five Premier 5 events on the WTA Tour. The 2013 event will be held August 10-18.