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2010 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships

The 2010 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts.[2] It was the 37th edition of the event known that year as the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, and was part of the 500 Series of the 2010 ATP World Tour. It was held at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan, from October 4 through October 11, 2010.[1] Rafael Nadal won the singles title.

2010 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date4–10 October [1]
CategoryATP World Tour 500
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationTokyo, Japan
VenueAriake Coliseum
Spain Rafael Nadal
United States Eric Butorac / Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
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ATP entrantsEdit


Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Rafael Nadal 1 1
  USA Andy Roddick 10 2
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 12 3
  AUT Jürgen Melzer 13 4
  FRA Gaël Monfils 15 5
  ESP Feliciano López 23 6
  LAT Ernests Gulbis 25 7
  FRA Michaël Llodra 28 8
  • Rankings are based on the rankings of September 27, 2010.

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



  Rafael Nadal defeated   Gaël Monfils, 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Nadal's 7th title of the year and 43rd of his career.


  Eric Butorac /   Jean-Julien Rojer defeated   Andreas Seppi /   Dmitry Tursunov, 6–3, 6–2.


  1. ^ a b "Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships". Association of Tennis Professionals. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
  2. ^ "Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championship 2010". Archived from the original on 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2010-09-15.

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