WTA Washington 2018 Live Stream: How to watch and bet on WTA Citi Open tennis live online

Live Tennis Staff in WTA 22 Jul 2018


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How to watch tennis streamed live from Washington D.C.

  1. Click on the orange button above to visit the bet365 website
  2. Sign into your account or register for a new one (see sign-up bonus below)
  3. Click on 'live streaming' under your account name at the top right-hand side of the homepage to open the live streaming player
  4. Select the match you want to watch
  5. Alternatively to make pre-match and in-play betting easier, select 'tennis' on the left-hand side menu and click on your match to enjoy the live stream embedded within the latest odds and markets
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WTA Washington Tournament Schedule


Who is playing WTA Washington in 2018?

Two of the world’s top three players will be present at the Citi Open as the WTA Tour officially kicks begins it’s U.S. Open Series in the American capital of Washington D.C..

In what is shaping as one of the best WTA International fields of the season, World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and World No. 3 Sloane Stephens will headline the draw as the pair look to get their respective U.S. Open Series’ off to a successful start.

Stephens, who sensationally captured the U.S. Open title last year after starting her Series ranked outside the top 900 in Washington D.C., returns as the third best player in the world, the Miami Open champion and a French Open runner-up - in addition to her U.S. Open triumph - in what has been a whirlwind 12 months for the American.

Wozniacki snapped her Grand Slam title drought in memorable fashion at the Australian Open to begin 2018, but the Dane has been relatively quiet for most of the year - will she bounce back to life on North American hardcourts, which is a stage of the season she traditionally flourishes?

Wozniacki and Stephens aren’t the only draw-cards at the 2018 Citi Open - rising star and Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka will also be one of the leading contenders for the title as the Japanese powerhouse continues to harness her unlimited potential, while another young gun in Belinda Bencic will also be looking for a resurgence after spending the majority of the last two years on the sidelines.

Add in former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, recent Wimbledon quarter-finalist Camila Giorgi and the always-solid Anastasija Sevastova, Barbora Strycova and defending Citi Open champion Elena Makarova and it promises to be a spectacular week of tennis in the American capital!

WTA Washington Seeds

Check back here soon when the 2018 Citi Open seeds are announced.

About WTA Washington

The Citi Open was one of the first open professional tennis tournaments held in the United States. The WTA’s involvement here only began in 2011. Following the success of the tournament held in College Park, the WTA and ATP combined for a joint event in 2012 and it has continued ever since. The Citi Open is one of 32 tournaments in the WTA International Series, and it also forms part of the US Open Series. In fact, along with the Bank of the West Classic held in Stanford in the same week, the Citi Open marks the start of the US Open Series on the WTA Tour.

The Washington Open has also continually been the site of innovation. Blue courts were debuted here, as were instant replay and video boards. It was also the first tournament to start its main draw on a Sunday. Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova won the maiden edition in 2012 and she is also the first and only female player to date to have won multiple titles at the event after she successful defended her title in 2013.

Former world number two, and two-time Grand Slam champion, Svetlana Kuznetsova is the highest-profile winner at the tournament, following her victory over Karumi Nara in the 2014 final.

Sloane Stephens remains the only American winner, while Lauren Davis is the only other home player to contest the final. Former U.S. Open semi-finalist Ekaterina Makarova became the third Russian player to win the Citi Open (Nadia Petrova 2011 and Svetlana Kuznetsova 2014) when she beat Julia Goerges in three sets to win the 2017 title.

WTA Washington tournament Information

WTA Citi Open Tournament Information

WTA WashingtonWTA Citi Open
DatesJuly 28 to August 5, 2018
LocationWashington D.C.
VenueWilliam H.G. FitzGerald
SurfaceHard
CategoryWTA International
First Played2011
Draw Size32 Singles/ 16 Doubles
Prize Money$250,000
Reigning Singles' ChampionEkaterina Makarova
Reigning Doubles' ChampionsShuko Aoyama/Renata Voracova

WTA Washington Former Champions

WTA Citi Open Previous Winners

YearChampionRunner-Up
2011Nadia PetrovaShahar Pe'er
2012Magdalena RybarikovaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2013Magdalena RybarikovaAndrea Petkovic
2014Svetlana KuznetsovaKarumi Nara
2015Sloane StephensAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2016Yanina WickmayerLauren Davis
2017Ekaterina MakarovaJulia Goerges

How to watch and bet on Washington tennis live online

1. Sign in

First, sign in or open an account with 365 (they have licensed online streams internationally for members)



Deposit £5 or more to access the live streams. 

2. Click 'live streaming' on the right hand side of the page to open the standalone player





Just select the match you want to watch and enjoy the live stream.

3. Alternatively, click on 'tennis' under 'live in-play' on the home page



This brings up a list of matches being streamed live and you can watch the stream embedded in the page, making it easier to keep track of all the latest odds and markets - in-play betting is a breeze when you watch tennis this way. 

You also have access to detailed in-play stats and more.



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WTA Washington 2018 Live Stream: How to watch and bet on WTA Citi Open tennis live online

Reigning Australian and U.S. Open champions Caroline Wozniacki and Sloane Stephens lead the field at the 2018 Citi Open, live from Washington D.C. between July 28 and August 5.

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