2010 BNP Paribas Masters
The 2010 BNP Paribas Masters was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 39th edition of the tournament known that year as the BNP Paribas Masters after the sponsor BNP Paribas. It was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2010 ATP World Tour. It was held at the Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, from 6 November through 14 November 2010. The top eight seeds were Roger Federer, defending champion Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Robin Söderling, Tomáš Berdych, Fernando Verdasco, David Ferrer and Andy Roddick.
|2010 BNP Paribas Masters|
|Date||6 – 14 November|
|Category||ATP World Tour Masters 1000|
|Draw||64S / 32D|
|Surface||Hard / Indoor|
|Venue||Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy|
|Robin Söderling |
|Mahesh Bhupathi / Max Mirnyi |
Robin Söderling defeated Gaël Monfils 6–1, 7–6(7–1) in the final to win his first Masters 1000 championship and rise to a career-high world ranking of No. 4. Monfils was playing in his second successive Paris Masters final having saved five match points in defeating Roger Federer in the semifinals.
- It was Söderling's second title of the year and 6th of his career. It was his first Masters title.
- Seeds are based on the rankings of November 1, 2010.
The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:
The following player received a Special Exempt into the singles main draw:
The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:
The following players received entry as a Lucky Loser into the singles main draw:
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