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Volume 24 No. 157
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Western & Southern Open Tennis Tourney Sets Attendance Record

The Western & Southern Open wrapped up yesterday, and officials with the combined ATP/WTA tennis tournament said that the event "set an attendance record by drawing 191,752 fans over 16 sessions." The Cincinnati tournament's previous mark of 187,183 was set last year. New highs "were also established for single-session (14,336 for the day session on Wednesday) and single-day (25,686 on Wednesday) attendance totals. Roger Federer and Serena Williams won the singles titles (WCPO.com, 8/17).