It’s tennis season and the Western & Southern Open is one of the last big events before the end of summer. This century-old tradition is the nation’s oldest professional tennis tournament held in its city of origin. Qualifying games begin on Saturday, Aug. 11 and advance to the finals on Aug. 19.
Men’s and women’s competitions feature top-ranking 2018 player entry lists with names like Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep and Roger Federer. Along with tennis, the venue has a food court with local bites, a wine garden, champagne bar, souvenir stands and even a family zone with games for kids.
Through Aug. 19. $12-$110. Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason, wsopen.com