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The 2005 Paris Masters (also known as the BNP Paribas Masters for sponsorship reasons) was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 34th edition of the Paris Masters, and was part of the ATP Masters Series of the 2005 ATP Tour. It took place at the Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, from 31 October to 6 November 2005. Tomáš Berdych won the singles title.

2005 BNP Paribas Masters
Date31 October – 6 November
Edition34th
CategoryATP Masters Series
Draw48S / 16D
Prize money$2,200,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationParis, France
VenuePalais omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Champions
Singles
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych [1]
Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan [2]
← 2004 · BNP Paribas Masters · 2006 →

The singles line up included ATP No. 3, Wimbledon and Indianapolis runner-up, Cincinnati champion Andy Roddick, US Open quarterfinalist, Umag winner, Monte Carlo, Rome and Beijing finalist Guillermo Coria, and French Open semifinalist, St. Pölten winner Nikolay Davydenko. Other top seeds were French Open runner-up, Casablanca titlist Mariano Puerta, Munich winner David Nalbandian, Ivan Ljubičić, Gastón Gaudio and Radek Štěpánek.

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Tomáš Berdych defeated   Ivan Ljubičić, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4

  • It was Tomáš Berdych's 1st title of the year, and his 2nd overall. It was his first and only career Masters title, and it was the first of three finals.

DoublesEdit

  Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan defeated   Daniel Nestor /   Mark Knowles, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Paris Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "2005 Paris Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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