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2009 Italian Open (tennis)

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The 2009 Italian Open[1][2][3] (also known for 2009 Rome Masters[4][5][6] and its sponsored title 2009 Internazionali BNL d'Italia) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 66th edition, and was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2009 ATP World Tour, and of the Premier-level tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, with the men playing from April 25 through May 4, 2009, and the women from May 3 through May 9, 2009.

2009 Italian Open
DateApril 25 – May 4 (men)
May 3 – May 9 (women)
Edition66th
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationRome, Italy
VenueForo Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Russia Dinara Safina[1]
Men's Doubles
Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Women's Doubles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / China Peng Shuai
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World No. 2 Rafael Nadal won his fourth singles title in Rome in five years
Women's Singles champion and WTA No.1 Dinara Safina

ChampionsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Rafael Nadal defeated   Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–2), 6–2

  • It was Rafael Nadal's 5th singles title of the year, and his 36th singles title overall. It was his 4th win at the event, also winning in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Women's singlesEdit

  Dinara Safina defeated   Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Safina's first title of the year and 10th of her career.

Men's doublesEdit

  Daniel Nestor /   Nenad Zimonjić defeated   Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan, 7–6(7–5), 6–3

Women's doublesEdit

  Hsieh Su-wei /   Peng Shuai defeated   Daniela Hantuchová /   Ai Sugiyama, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)

ATP entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Player Country Ranking* Seeding
Rafael Nadal   Spain 1 1
Roger Federer    Switzerland 2 2
Novak Djokovic   Serbia 3 3
Andy Murray   United Kingdom 4 4
Juan Martín del Potro   Argentina 5 5
Fernando Verdasco   Spain 7 6
Nikolay Davydenko   Russia 8 7
Gilles Simon   France 9 8
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga   France 11 9
Stanislas Wawrinka    Switzerland 12 10
David Ferrer   Spain 13 11
Fernando González   Chile 14 12
Tommy Robredo   Spain 16 13
James Blake   United States 17 14
Marin Čilić   Croatia 18 15
Radek Štěpánek   Czech Republic 19 16
  • Seedings based on the April 20, 2009 rankings.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Player Country Ranking* Seeding
Dinara Safina   Russia 1 1
Serena Williams   United States 2 2
Jelena Janković   Serbia 4 3
Venus Williams   United States 5 4
Ana Ivanovic   Serbia 7 5
Victoria Azarenka   Belarus 8 6
Svetlana Kuznetsova   Russia 9 7
Nadia Petrova   Russia 10 8
Caroline Wozniacki   Denmark 11 9
Agnieszka Radwańska   Poland 12 10
Marion Bartoli   France 13 11
Flavia Pennetta   Italy 14 12
Alizé Cornet   France 15 13
Zheng Jie   China 16 14
Anabel Medina Garrigues   Spain 18 15
Kaia Kanepi   Estonia 19 16
  • Seedings based on the April 27, 2009 rankings.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Safina clinches Italian Open title". Eurosport. Reuters. 9 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Safina beats Kuznetsova in final". BBC Sport. 9 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Serena Williams dismisses Safina's claim to top ranking". The Guardian. 5 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Novak Djokovic battles past Roger Federer in Rome". The Guardian. 2 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Rafael Nadal: 2009 highs and lows". The Telegraph. 26 November 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Nadal regains Rome Masters title". BBC Sport. 3 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2018.

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