Players earn points for the U.S. Open Series Bonus Challenge to win a bonus on top of the individual series tournaments' prize money, according to their results in these events. More points are awarded at some of the events, such as the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier 5events.
Rogers Cup, as a professional men's tennis tournament, is an integral part of the ATP Master Series. Rogers Cup alternates between Toronto and Montreal alternating with men's ATP and women's tennis WTA tour.
The U.S. Open Series is the six-week summer tennis season of 10 major North American tournaments linked to the U.S. Open. The U.S. Open Series launched in 2004, and resulted in record attendance, T.V. viewership and live broadcast hours for the sport. Television viewership was up over 50%, with regularly scheduled broadcasts on ESPN, CBS, NBC Sports, and The Tennis Channel. In total, the U.S. Open Series events - - including the U.S. Open - - generated a record 1.5 million attendees, 126 million T.V. viewers, and over 15 million website visits, making it the strongest summertime property in sports. Lindsay Davenport and Lleyton Hewitt won the inaugural U.S. Open Series.
Since 1892, the best women's tennis players in the world have showcased their skills in Canadian courts. Only Wimbledon and the U.S. Open have longer histories than the major Canadian stop, which is acknowledged by the tennis world to be one of the best-run tournaments in the world.
One of 10 Tier I tournaments on the WTA Tour, the Rogers Cup, offers the U.S. $1.325 million in prize money and attracts the stars of women's tennis. In Montreal in 2004, Amelie Mauresmo of France captured her second Rogers Cup title in three years. Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Monica Seles, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario and Martina Hingis are all multiple winners on the champions list of the tournament, which alternates annually between Toronto and Montreal.
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