2005 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships

The 2005 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 32nd edition of the event known that year as the AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2005 ATP Tour, and of the Tier III Series of the 2005 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan, from 3 October through 9 October 2005. Wesley Moodie and Nicole Vaidišová won the singles titles.

2005 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date3–9 October
Edition32nd
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationTokyo, Japan
VenueAriake Coliseum
Champions
Men's Singles
South Africa Wesley Moodie [1]
Women's Singles
Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová
Men's Doubles
Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi / Japan Takao Suzuki [2]
Women's Doubles
Argentina Gisela Dulko / Russia Maria Kirilenko
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FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Wesley Moodie defeated   Mario Ančić, 1–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4 [3]

  • It was Moodie's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Nicole Vaidišová defeated   Tatiana Golovin, 7–6(7–4), 3–2, retired[4]

  • It was Vaidišová's 2nd title of the year and the 4th of her career.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Satoshi Iwabuchi /   Takao Suzuki defeated   Simon Aspelin /   Todd Perry, 5–4(7–3), 5–4(15–13)

  • It was the first and only title for both Iwabuchi and Suzuki.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Gisela Dulko /   Maria Kirilenko defeated   Shinobu Asagoe /   María Vento-Kabchi, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  • "Men's Tournament Overview". itftennis.com. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
  • "Women's Tournament Overview". itftennis.com. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
  1. ^ "2005 Tokyo Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "2005 Tokyo Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Moodie beats Ancic in Tokyo final". CNN. 9 October 2005. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Vaidisova handed Japan Open title". BBC. 9 October 2005. Retrieved 24 September 2014.

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