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2009 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters and Women's Open

The 2009 Cincinnati Masters (also known as the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters and Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 108th edition of the Cincinnati Masters, and was part of the ATP Masters Series of the 2009 ATP World Tour, and of the Premier Series of the 2009 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events were held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, near Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, with the men playing from August 17 through August 23, 2009, and the women from August 10 through August 16, 2009. It was the third women's event and the fifth men's event on the 2009 US Open Series. Former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters made her return to the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in Cincinnati.

2009 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
and Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open
DateAugust 15 – 23 (men)
August 8 – 16 (women)
Edition108th
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationMason, United States
VenueLindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Serbia Jelena Janković
Men's Doubles
Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Women's Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber
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WTA entrantsEdit

 
Jelena Janković won the women's title, beating No. 1 seed Dinara Safina

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Dinara Safina 1 1
  USA Serena Williams 2 2
  USA Venus Williams 3 3
  RUS Elena Dementieva 4 4
  SRB Jelena Janković 5 5
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 6 6
  RUS Vera Zvonareva 7 7
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 8 8
  BLR Victoria Azarenka 9 9
  RUS Nadia Petrova 10 10
  SRB Ana Ivanovic 11 11
  FRA Marion Bartoli 12 12
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 13 13
  ITA Flavia Pennetta 14 14
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 16 15
  FRA Virginie Razzano 18 16
  • 1 As of August 3, 2009

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

ATP entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank* Seed
   SUI Roger Federer 1 1
  ESP Rafael Nadal 2 2
  GBR Andy Murray 3 3
  SRB Novak Djokovic 4 4
  USA Andy Roddick 5 5
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 6 6
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 7
  RUS Nikolay Davydenko 8 8
  FRA Gilles Simon 9 9
  CHI Fernando González 10 10
  ESP Fernando Verdasco 11 11
  SWE Robin Söderling 12 12
  FRA Gaël Monfils 13 13
  CRO Marin Čilić 15 14
  ESP Tommy Robredo 16 15
  CZE Radek Štěpánek 17 16
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 10, 2009

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received the lucky loser spot:

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Roger Federer defeated   Novak Djokovic 6–1, 7–5.

  • It was Federer's fourth title of the year and 61st overall. It was his third win at the event, also winning in 2005 and 2007.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Jelena Janković defeated   Dinara Safina 6–4, 6–2.

  • It was Janković's second title of the year and 11th overall.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Daniel Nestor /   Nenad Zimonjić defeated   Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan, 3–6, 7–6(7–2), [15–13].

Women's DoublesEdit

  Cara Black /   Liezel Huber defeated   Nuria Llagostera Vives /   María José Martínez Sánchez, 6–3, 0–6, [10–2].

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