The Western & Southern Open, which has been hosting an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event and a WTA Premier 5 event for years, aims to grow and in a press conference the organizers announced that a $25 million project will be launched in order to expand the Lindner Family Tennis Center and Center Court as well as soon as the 2017 tournament ends, in order that everything will be okay for the 2018 tournament.
The structure will more than double of the interior space for fans and amenities on offer. Center Court will have 11,467 seats, which is more than 700 than other years (11,750). The new 40,000 square foot, 104-foot-tall building will be constructed between Center Court and Grandstand, in order to offer an amazing experience to players and fans, with air-conditioned box seats, inclusive seats and commentary booths.
'The building is chock-full of amenities. Every square foot was designed with the intention of bringing the things that fans need — restrooms, bars, concessions and air conditioning — to these new areas.
We’re especially excited about the climate-controlled box seats, truly an innovation in the sport of professional tennis', the new Sout Building, Greg Jacoby, said. ALSO READ: ATP Cincinnati - Entry list: Federer wants 8th title, Djokovic comes back