Friday, July 24, 2015

Citi Open Tennis Tournament Partners with Marriott Marquis Hotel

M Club Lounge Outdoor Terrace at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

From our friends at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC...

The Official Hotel Partner of the Citi Open, Tennis Stars to Take Over Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC, August 1-9

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC announces the hotel’s partnership with the 2015 Citi Open tennis tournament, the Capital Tennis Tradition scheduled this August 1-9, 2015. The Washington, DC headquarters hotel for the Citi Open, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will be hub of activity for the star athletes and tennis fans alike. This August, the Citi Open will welcome one its most highly anticipated fields to date, including Andy Murray, Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori, John Isner, the Bryan Brothers, and more.

To welcome tennis tournament-goers, Marriott Marquis is serving up a special rate for bookings during the Citi Open. Downtown Washington, DC’s newest hotel, the 1,175-room Marriott Marquis is conveniently located near public transit for guests to easily to get out to Rock Creek Park Tennis Center to catch a match. When not on the court, players can take advantage of the hotel’s state-of-the-art, bi-level fitness center (the largest hotel gym in Washington, DC.)

“We are thrilled to be selected as the official host hotel for the 2015 Citi Open,” said Dan Nadeau, General Manager of the Marriott Marquis Washington DC. “Since opening in May 2014, our hotel has sought to support the city’s tourism and events endeavors, and we look forward to welcoming both the athletes and tournament crowds to the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.”

The Citi Open matches will be a key lead up to the U.S. Open three weeks later in New York City and is an ATP World Tour 500 and WTA International Level Tournament.

“Hotel accommodation is one of the most critical elements for player experience - it sets the tone for the tournament,” said Jeff Newman, tournament director. “The Marriott Marquis has the ambience and reputation we’re looking for to represent the event in order to give the players the best DC experience possible.”

To view the full field for the Citi Open and purchase tickets, visit To book a Marriott Marquis stay during the Citi Open visit

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC opened May 1, 2014 with 1,175 rooms, which includes 49 suites, and over 105,000 square feet of function space, including a 30,600 square-foot Marquis Ballroom and two 10,800 square-foot ballrooms. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is conveniently located next door to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center–and connected via an underground concourse. An epicenter of downtown DC, the hotel has transformed its neighborhood and introduced a new, exciting venue for local social gatherings, business travelers and meetings and conventions. The property features a grand atrium lobby with a 56-foot sculpture, a state-of-the-art bi-level fitness center, and five ground-floor dining outlets. The hotel’s design is innovative, incorporating the site’s original historic Samuel Gompers AFL-CIO headquarters, known as the "Plumbers Building” and earned LEED® Silver accreditation (one of the largest hotels in the country to earn this eco-friendly distinction). For more information on Marriott Marquis Washington, DC please visit and follow the hotel on Facebook (, Instagram (@mhmarquiswdc) and Twitter (@MHMarquisWDC.)

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About Citi Open:
The Citi Open Tennis Tournament is one of only 13 elite ATP World Tour 500-level events worldwide and the only one held in the United States. In addition, the Citi Open Tournament features a WTA International Tournament, which provides fans the opportunity to watch simultaneous competitions of both world-class men’s and women’s tennis throughout the nine-day event. It is one of only four U.S. tournaments that include both men’s and women’s fields. The tournament’s owner and beneficiary, the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation, provides underserved children in the D.C.-area with a safe environment to learn critical life skills both on and off the courts through academic and athletic enrichment. For more information, visit or follow Citi Open on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.