Catching the Action at the Citi Open (photos)

August 5, 2019

Tennis balls are among the fastest moving objects in all of sports, and the racquet hand is far quicker than the eye. Fortunately we have the ability to freeze the action down to fractions of seconds. View my photographs of …

Citi Open Marks 50 Years (photos)

August 2, 2018

The Washington Open, currently sponsored by Citigroup, is marking 50 years of professional tennis at its original location at Rock Creek Park in the nation’s capital. The 2018 tournament features one of its strongest fields ever.

One of the first …

Town Topics Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

By Peggy Sands and Robert Devaney

Deputy Mayor for Education Resigns, Chancellor Follows

Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles resigned Feb. 16. Four days later, at close of business on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the resignation of …

A Memorable Citi Open (photos)

August 7, 2017

The Citi Open tennis tournament concluded Sunday, Aug. 6, with a dominating performance by next-gen phenom Alexander “Sascha” Zverev of Germany. Zverev defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4 6-4 to win his first ATP World Tour 500 title (and …

Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

August 3, 2017

At its halfway point, the 2017 edition of the Citi Open has lived up to its billing with one of its strongest fields, competitive matches and plenty of first-round upsets and near-upsets to keep fans on their seats beyond 2 …

Promising Citi Open Begins on a Rainy Saturday

July 31, 2017

The Citi Open got started under stormy skies for Saturday’s first round qualifying matches. It was a miracle that up to half of the men’s scheduled matches got in that day, though the women’s qualifiers had to be postponed. Fortunately, …