Monday, August 06, 2012

DC's Citi Open Wrap-up and US Open Series update

Special Thanks:
1) To the media crew from Sage Communications / Steve Winters' team was very helpful to my staff this week. Even though it was the first year for the Citi Open group, all the facilities at the media center were run like clockwork and food was excellent. For new photographers and reporters, it was a welcoming experience to provide promotional coverage for Citi Open.

2) To the volunteers (purple shirts) who were very friendly and helpful for getting this event coordinated even with all the rain delay and late nights there.

3) For the athletes to come to DC and compete in this first ever ATP/WTA combined event in Washington. Their willingness to speak with us and offer the post-game interviews was invaluable.

4) Last but not least, to my crew Mikhail Bezruchko - senior photographer for his photography contributions and my lead ATP consultant/blog writer Nikhil Subramanian for his insights and match previews throughout the week.

Great experience for us at Citi Open 2012, and hope to see everyone out there again next year!


Looking ahead with 3 more weeks until NYC and the US Open 2012


PositionPlayerCountryTotal Points
1Sam QuerreyUSA95
T-2Alexandr DolgopolovUKR70
Andy RoddickUSA70
T-4Ricardas BerankisLTU45
Tommy HaasGER45
Gilles MullerLUX45
T-7Xavier MalisseBEL30
Michael RussellUSA30
T-9Mardy FishUSA25
John IsnerUSA25
Marinko MatosevicAUS25
Rajeev RamUSA25
Go SoedaJPN25

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