Roger Federer, Karolina Pliskova headline field for Western & Southern Open

Posted at 8:35 PM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 20:35:40-04

MASON, Ohio - Seven-time men’s champion Roger Federer and defending women’s champion Karolina Pliskova headline the field for the 2017 Western & Southern Open Aug. 12-20, announced Thursday.



The men’s field includes two-time titlist Andy Murray, 2013 winner Rafael Nadal, defending champion Marin Cilic and five-time finalist Novak Djokovic.
Besides Kliskova, who will become the WTA’s No. 1 player on Monday, the women’s field will have three former No. 1s:  Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams. 

The entry list includes 14 players who have won a Grand Slam tournament.

The official draw for both men’s and women’s tournaments will occur at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on Aug. 11. The first qualifying rounds set to take place the following day.

SEE the full entry list.