2009 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships

The 2009 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 36th edition of the event known that year as the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, and was part of the 500 Series of the 2009 ATP World Tour. It was held at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan, from October 5 through October 11, 2009. Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the singles title.

2009 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date5–11 October
Edition36th
CategoryATP World Tour 500
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationTokyo, Japan
VenueAriake Coliseum
Champions
Singles
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Doubles
Austria Julian Knowle / Austria Jürgen Melzer
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ATP entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 5 1
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 2
  FRA Gilles Simon 10 3
  FRA Gaël Monfils 13 4
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 16 5
  CZE Radek Štěpánek 17 6
   SWI Stanislas Wawrinka 23 7
  AUS Lleyton Hewitt 26 8
  • rankings are based on the rankings of September 28, 2009

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated   Mikhail Youzhny, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Tsongas 3rd title of the year and 5th of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Julian Knowle /   Jürgen Melzer defeated   Ross Hutchins /   Jordan Kerr, 6–2, 5–7, [10–8]

SourcesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championship 2009". Archived from the original on 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2009-09-15.
  2. ^ Roger Federer. "Roger Federer - Schedule". Archived from the original on 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2009-09-15.

External linksEdit