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Citi Open Embraces Doubles, by Singles Players

Jul 31, 2019 - The New York Times

This week’s tournament in Washington wanted to celebrate doubles play. But only stars got the spotlight.

WASHINGTON — After Mark Ein bought the Citi Open, he said he would make a point of highlighting doubles play.

And sure enough, on Wednesday, in one of the four matches scheduled on the main stadium, the former No. 1 singles player Andy Murray continued his comeback from hip surgery by playing doubles alongside his brother, Jamie, against Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vass...