2020 Western & Southern Open Tickets
Demand for Western and Southern Open tickets should once again be strong in 2020, as this storied tournament brings thousands of fans from across the country. Still commonly called the Cincinnati Masters, the W&S is an ATP 1000 and WTA premier tournament, so it promises a draw filled with the top men’s and women’s tennis players in the world. It is not a Grand Slam tennis tournament, but it is one the most prestigious tennis tournaments played in North America alongside the Miami Open and BNP Paribas.
The Western & Southern Open is played in Mason, OH just outside of Cincinnati at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. The most popular ticket options are seats in Center Court Stadium in the Lower Box, Loge, or Terrace Level.
Sections 101 thru 130 are all termed Lower Box. This is the level closest to the court. All seats are box seats meaning each box is delineated by metal railing. The lower box level has four quadrants the East (section 107-113) and West (section 120-128) offer court side views with varying degrees of shade depending on the time of day. The North (section 129-130 & 101-106) and South (section 113-119) quadrants offer coveted views behind the servers.
The Loge (sections 208-232) is just behind the boxes separated only by an aisle. The loge offers 8 rows of stadium seating, relatively near the court. Sections 221-223 have 12 rows, but the sections benefit from shade offered by the suites in the southwest corner. The loge viewing angles range from mid-court to corner views.
The terrace level (sections 307-318 & 328-332) views benefit from the stadium’s single bowl design. The seats feel closer to the action than the seating chart may indicate. The seating is bleachers, so you may want to bring a cushion for a long day of matches. The elevated view, while not as intimate, makes it easy to follow each point regardless of your viewing angle.
The Pavilion (Section 324-327) located on the stadium's west side offers covered stadium style seating above the west side suites.
The north terrace (section 501-504) offers covered box seating with end court views. Other amenities include access to a private Veranda Bar.
North Terrace Low
The North Terrace Low (section 401-404) is just below the North Terrace. The amenities are almost identical to the North Terrace. While section closer to the court than the North Terrace, North Terrace Low does not have a shaded canopy.
The Grandview is located in the south end of the stadium. It offers covered box seating behind the servers, Access to private restrooms and upgraded concessions, in an air conditioned area, is also included.
The premium options include Air-Conditioned Boxes and All-Inclusive Seats, which are both on the south side of Center Court Stadium. The west side of the stadium has many suite optionse. Die-hard tennis fan love sitting on the court in the form of Player’s Row Boxes. Just be sure to read the ticket notes, as some listings may include added hospitality or other amenities.
The tournament is held in August, which tends to be the hottest month of the year. The west & northwest areas of the stadium tend to get the most shade. The Pavilion, North Terrace, and most of the South End of the stadium also offer shade.
The Grandstand is the number 2 court. It offers both reserved and general admission seating open to those with grounds passes.
Grounds passes offer admission to all side courts, but do not allow for entry into Center Court Stadium. All seats to Center Court include grounds access.
US Open Series
The Western & Southern Open is the crown jewel of the US Open Series. A group of North American tournaments that act as springboard to the US Open. The other tournaments in the series are the Atlanta Open, Silicon Valley Classic, Rogers Cup (Men's), Rogers Cup (Women's), and the Winston-Salem Open.
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