Thursday, July 4, 2013

Citi Open Adds Haas and Nishikori

2012 Runner-up Tommy Haas returns to Citi Open

From our friends at the Citi Open...

World No. 11 Kei Nishikori & No. 13 Tommy Haas to Play Citi Open!

The Citi Open player field continues to grow stronger with the addition of two Top 15 players, World No. 11 Kei Nishikori and No. 13 Tommy Haas. Nishikori, Asia's highest ranked player on the ATP World Tour and 2012 Runner-Up Haas join a must-watch list of early player commitments including French Open Semifinalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, John Isner, Sloane Stephens, Gael Monfils, Lleyton Hewitt, the Bryan Brothers, Sam Querrey and Mardy Fish.

Crowd favorite Tommy Haas will be returning to Washington, DC next month looking to improve upon his 2012 Runner-Up performance and claim his first Citi Open title. Currently ranked No. 13 on the Emirates ATP Rankings, Haas is having one of the best years of his career so far in 2013. In March, Haas upset World No. 1 Novak Djokovic en route to the Semifinals of the Sony Open in Miami. Haas followed up his strong showing in Miami with a fantastic clay court season, as he won his 14th career ATP World Tour title in Munich and advanced to the French Open Quarterfinals for the first time in his career. Tommy Haas Player Profile

Widely touted as one of the most promising young stars in men's tennis, 23-year-old Kei Nishikori has already won two ATP World Tour 500s including a historic win in Tokyo last fall. With his victory in Tokyo, Nishikori became the first Japanese man to win the Japan Open in the tournament's 41-year history. Last month Nishikori bested defending champion Roger Federer at the Mutua Madrid Masters and reached his second consecutive Fourth Round of a Grand Slam at the French Open. Kei Nishikori Player Profile

Stay tuned for more exciting player announcements in the coming days including our full ATP & WTA player fields on Wednesday! For further player and tournament updates please visit our website