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Western & Southern Open tennis stars cut loose at Kings Island

Posted at 11:15 AM, Aug 13, 2018

MASON, Ohio – Before taking the court for this week's Western & Southern Open, a few tennis players -- and at least one player's spouse -- blew off some steam at Kings Island. 

Who could blame them? The amusement park and the Lindner Family Tennis Center, the site of the annual tennis tournament, are within viewing distance of each other along Interstate 71 in Warren County.

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Top men's tennis players Nick Kyrgios and Andy Murray posted photographs from Kings Island on Saturday their Instagram accounts.

Murray Instagrammed a video of himself sharing a few choice words during a roller coaster ride.

Kyrgios appeared to be the big winner when it came to amusement park games.


I don’t need any advice on how to win prizes 🤦🏽‍♂️😳🤣😅 #30ftJumpers

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Meanwhile, tennis star Serena Williams' husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, showed his love for Graeter's black raspberry chocolate chip ice cream in a photo he posted in front of Kings Island's Eiffel Tower.


Each year the Western & Southern Open draws the top names in tennis, who play in men's, women's and doubles matches. This year's roster of players includes Murray, Kyrogios and Serena Williams, along with Roger Federer, Zlexander Zverev, Juan Martin del Potro, Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Garbiñe Muguruza and Sloane Stephens. 

Rafael Nadal dropped out of this year's W&S Open on Sunday.

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The 2018 W&S Open began Saturday and continues through Aug. 19.

See the full schedule of daily matches, ticket prices and more information about the W&S Open at www.wsopen.com.