Washington’s Citi Open is bringing back the women’s tournament that for several years was a companion event to the long-running men’s hard-court classic at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.

Player commitments are pending, with an announcement of the partial fields expected in the coming weeks. But Citi Open officials are expected to announce Friday that they signed a sanction agreement with the Women’s Tennis Association to host a 250-level event to replace the tournament that the governing body withdrew from Washington in 2020. Read More