National Bank Open

Date(s): August 5 to 13, 2023
Location: Aviva Centre

National Bank Open, previously known as the Rogers Cup, is the third-oldest tennis tournament in the world, founded after Wimbledon and the US Open in 1881. 

The National Bank Open got its start at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, while today, it takes place at the Aviva Centre’s hard courts after almost a century on clay. That means the National Bank Open is an excellent chance to see tennis players warm up for the hardcourt US Open, whereas in decades past, it was a good preview of how athletes were getting ready for the French Open, which is also on clay. 

Depending on which players you’re hoping to see in action, be careful to check who is playing where. Toronto shares its National Bank Open hosting duties with Montreal — for example, in 2022, the women’s tournament was held in the 6ix and the men’s in The City of a Hundred Steeples. The genders swap cities every other year. 

2023 National Bank Open Highlights 

Things to see at the National Bank Open include:

  • Tennis matches
  • Autograph sessions
  • Food trucks
  • Pizzaville Free Community Weekend
  • Premium Series Club
  • Mazda VIP Lounge
  • Shopping
  • Kids Tennis Zone
  • Tennis Canada Zone

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