Rafael Nadal, Milos Raonic Withdraw from Western & Southern Open
CINCINNATI (Aug. 11, 2021) –  Rafael Nadal (foot) and Milos Raonic (heel) have withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open.

Nadal was the 2013 Western & Southern Open champion and Raonic was the 2020 runner-up.

Daniil Medvedev, who won the 2019 Western & Southern Open when it was last held in Cincinnati, will be the tournament’s top men’s seed as the No. 2 player in the ATP Rankings. He will be joined by two-time champion Andy Murray (2011, 2008) as well as past winners Marin Cilic (2016) and Grigor Dimitrov (2017). The women’s field includes defending champion and two-time winner Victoria Azarenka (2020, 2013) along with past champions Karolina Pliskova (2016), Garbine Muguruza(2017) and Madison Keys (2019).

The entry lists for 2021 Western & Southern Open can be found here.

The Western & Southern Open will be held Aug. 14-22. The main draw will be released on the evening of Friday, Aug. 13. Qualifying action takes places this weekend, Aug. 14-15. Men’s main draw action gets underway Sunday, Aug. 15, with a full day of men’s and women’s main draw play scheduled for Monday, Aug. 16. The full schedule is available here.

All tickets, including full series, mini-plans, single session and hospitality packages, are now on sale and information about available tickets can be found here.

The Western & Southern Open, an ATP Masters 1000 and a WTA 1000, is part of the US Open Series and is held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.


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