Kevin Anderson

Digest: Osaka, Tiafoe among rising stars set to play at Citi Open in D.C.

Digest: Osaka, Tiafoe among rising stars set to play at Citi Open in D.C.

Washington's Citi Open announced Wednesday that a quartet of tennis' most intriguing rising stars has committed to play this year's tournament, which runs July 28 to Aug. 5 at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka, 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov, 22-year-old Hyeon Chung and 20-year-old Frances Tiafoe of Riverdale in Prince George's County are all expected to be in action this summer. They follow last year's group that included eventual champion Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem as the Citi Open continues to try to attract the sport's best up-and-comers. Tiafoe, a...

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