Rogers Cup in Toronto is a member of US Open series!
Rogers Cup as professional mens tennis tournament is an important part in ATP master Series. with its $2,45 million U.S in prize money. Rogers Cup alternates between Toronto and Montreal every other year Year 2008 is Men's stop in Toronto.
The Tennis Tournament in Toronto.
ABOUT: THE US OPEN SERIES!
The US Open Series is the six-week summer tennis season of 10 major North American tournaments linked to the US Open. The US Open Series launched in 2004, and resulted in record attendance, TV viewership and live broadcast hours for the sport. Television viewership was up over 50%, with regularly scheduled broadcasts on ESPN, CBS, NBC Sports, and The Tennis Channel. In total, the US Open Series events - - including the US Open - - generated a record 1.5 million attendees, 126 million TV viewers and over 15 million website visits, making it the strongest summertime property in sports. Lindsay Davenport and Lleyton Hewitt won the inaugural US Open Series.
Since 1892, the best women's tennis players in the world have showcased their skills on Canadian courts. Only Wimbledon and the U.S. Open have longer histories than the major Canadian stop, which is acknowledged by the tennis world to be one of the best-run tournaments in the world.
One of 10 Tier I tournaments on the WTA Tour, the Rogers Cup offers US $1.325 million in prize money and attracts the stars of women's tennis. In Montreal in 2004, Amelie Mauresmo of France captured her second Rogers Cup title in three years. Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Monica Seles, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario and Martina Hingis are all multiple winners on the champions list of the tournament, which alternates annually between Toronto and Montreal.