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The 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 (also known as the 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000–presented by Rolex) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 1st edition of the Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2009 ATP World Tour. It was played at Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.[1] The tournament replaced Madrid as the second and last ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament where it was now moved into a spring calendar, the inaugural edition was held from October 11 to October 18, 2009.[1]

2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000
DateOctober 11 – October 18
CategoryATP World Tour Masters 1000
LocationShanghai, China
VenueQizhong Forest Sports City Arena
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
France Julien Benneteau / France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
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The singles field was led by Rafael Nadal. Other top seeds were 2008 Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, reigning US Open champion Juan Martín del Potro and Wimbledon finalist Andy Roddick.

World No. 1 Roger Federer had been due to play but withdrew, citing fatigue.[2] World No. 3 Andy Murray was also scheduled to play, but withdrew due to a wrist injury.[3]


ATP entrantsEdit


Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Rafael Nadal 2 1
  SRB Novak Djokovic 4 2
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 5 3
  USA Andy Roddick 6 4
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 5
  RUS Nikolay Davydenko 8 6
  ESP Fernando Verdasco 9 7
  FRA Gilles Simon 10 8
  SWE Robin Söderling 11 9
  CHI Fernando González 12 10
  FRA Gaël Monfils 13 11
  CRO Marin Čilić 15 12
  CZE Radek Štěpánek 16 13
  ESP Tommy Robredo 17 14
  GER Tommy Haas 18 15
  ESP David Ferrer 19 16
  • seeds are based on the rankings of October 5, 2009

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



  Nikolay Davydenko def.   Rafael Nadal, 7–6(7–3), 6–3

  • It was Davydenko's 4th title of the year and the 18th of his career.
  • It was Davydenko's 3rd Masters title and improving his perfect Masters finals to 3–0.


  Julien Benneteau /   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga def.   Mariusz Fyrstenberg /   Marcin Matkowski, 6–2, 6–4.


  1. ^ a b " tournament profile". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-06-13.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-16. Retrieved 2010-02-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Murray pulls out of Chinese event". BBC Sport. October 8, 2009. Archived from the original on August 14, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-08.

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