WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN
CINCINNATI, OH | AUGUST 14-22, 2021

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    Welcome to the western and southern open media application

    Dear Members of the Media,

    We are now accepting media credential applications for the 2021 Western & Southern Open.
    Please read all of the below information prior to starting the application process:

    We recommend using Firefox or Google Chrome to apply for credentials. When using Internet Explorer or Safari you may find that some functionality is reduced.

    2021 Protocols
    Media applying for accreditation agree to adhere to any and all health and safety protocols implemented by the tournament in conjunction with the ATP Tour, WTA Tour and government officials. Failure to comply with protocols may result in having the holder’s credential revoked.

    One Applicant Per Outlet
    An assigning editor/producer should complete all applications on behalf of the entire team that will be covering for an outlet. Multiple applications from a single outlet will delay the approval process. In order to be considered for a credential, each outlet should be a bona fide news gathering organization that produces and publishes original content.

    Application Contact
    Each credential application should be completed by an assigning editor/producer on behalf of all personnel from the outlet who will be covering the event, and this person will be the primary contact for the outlet during the credentialing process. Applications not completed by an assigning editor/producer will be subject to delays in processing.

    ID Requirement
    A valid passport or U.S. driver’s license is required for each applicant. The I.D. number, issuing authority and expiration date from either a passport or U.S. driver’s license as well as date of birth must be provided during this application process for each person who will be covering the event. Please ensure you have this information for each applicant before beginning the application process.

    Photo Requirement
    A headshot of each applicant must be submitted with the application. These images should be taken in front of a clean background, should not include sunglasses or hats, and clearly show the entirety of the applicant’s head. Please ensure you have a headshot for each applicant prior to beginning the application process.

    Vaccination Status
    While not a requirement to gain accreditation, for planning purposes, the tournament seeking the COVID-19 vaccination status of all personnel seeking accreditation. Please be prepared to provide the relevant information, including the type of vaccine and the date of the second dose, for all personnel on the application.

    Noncompliance with any tournament procedures will delay the approval process and may result in the denial of the application.

    By applying for credentials, the applicant(s) agree to adhere to all credential terms and conditions, which includes specific limitations on filming at the event. Please read the terms and conditions here before proceeding.

    1. Western and Southern Open Accreditation Policy
    2. Western and Southern Open Authorization for Release of Health Information
    3. Western and Southern Open COVID-19 Waiver
    4. Western and Southern Open General Release of Information
    5. Western and Southern Open Notice Regarding COVID

    The deadline to submit an application is July 30, 2021

    Completing the application does not guarantee accreditation. The review and approval of applications will take place in the coming weeks. Consideration of each application will take into account available space as well as the size, scope, history of tennis coverage and reach of each outlet. Decisions on credential applications are at the sole discretion of the tournament. Applicants who have been approved for a credential will be notified by email.

    If you have any questions, please contact media@cincytennis.com

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