Djokovic, Nadal, Federer To Reunite In Cincinnati; All You Need To Know

All about the ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament in Cincinnati

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer make their return to action at the Western & Southern Open for the first time since their historic clash in the Wimbledon championship match. (Read More) Rafael Nadal, who is looking to win a 35th ATP Masters 1000 title this week at the Coupe Rogers in Montreal, will be the second seed in Cincinnati. 

Last year at the Western & Southern Open, Djokovic celebrated a historic achievement as he became the first player to complete the Career Golden Masters. After five runner-up finishes in Cincinnati, he finally claimed the one title missing from his Masters 1000 set with victory over Federer in the final. 

While Djokovic and Nadal will each attempt to win Cincinnati for a second time, Federer will be going for a record-extending eighth title at his most successful Masters 1000 tournament. He triumphed in 2005, 2007, 2009-10, 2012, and 2014-15. 

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BNP Paribas Open champion Dominic Thiem, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori, Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov round out the top eight seeds. John Isner, who finished runner-up to Nadal in 2013, will lead the American charge. 

Update: Two-time Cincinnati champion Andy Murray will make his return to singles action at the Western & Southern Open. The former World No. 1 has been awarded a wild card. Read More

Here's all you need to know about the Cincinnati tennis tournament: what is the schedule, where to watch, who has won and more. 

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Established: 1899

Tournament Dates: 11-18 August 2019

Tournament Director: Andre Silva

Draw Ceremony: Friday, 9 August at 6:30pm

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Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Saturday and Sunday at 10:00am
* Main draw: Sunday not before 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Monday - Friday at 11:00am and 7:00pm,
* Semi-finals: Saturday, 17 August, doubles at 1:00pm, singles not before 1:00pm and 6:00 pm
* Doubles final: Sunday, 18 August at 12:15pm
* Singles final: Sunday, 18 August not before 4:00pm

How To Watch
Watch Live On Tennis TV 
TV Schedule

Venue: Lindner Family Tennis Center
Main Court Seating: 11,614

Prize Money: USD $6,056,280 (Total Financial Commitment: USD $6,735,690) 

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View Who Is Playing, Past Champions, Seeds, Points & Prize Money Breakdown

Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Roger Federer (7)
Most Titles, Doubles: Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Daniel Nestor (5)
Oldest Champion: Ken Rosewall, 35, in 1970
Youngest Champion: Boris Becker, 17, in 1985
Lowest-Ranked Champion (since 1979): No. 23 Peter Fleming in 1979
Most Match Wins: Roger Federer (46)

2018 Finals
Singles: [10] Novak Djokovic (SRB) d [2] Roger Federer (SUI) 64 64   Read & Watch
Doubles: [4] Jamie Murray (GBR) / Bruno Soares (BRA) d [7] Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) / Robert Farah (COL) 46 63 10-6  Read More 

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Did You Know... The Cincinnati tournament has come a long way from its humble roots, first played at the Avondale Athletic Club more than a century ago, to the grand-scale ATP Masters 1000 event held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center today. Past champions include such all-time greats as Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic..

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