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

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2009 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
and Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open
Date:   August 15 – 23 (men)
August 8 – 16 (women)
Edition:   108th
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Mason, United States
Venue:   Lindner 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
Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
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Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open
 < 2008 2010 > 

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.

WTA entrants[edit]

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

Seeds[edit]

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 Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

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 Entrants[edit]

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:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated Serbia 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 Singles[edit]

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

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

Men's Doubles[edit]

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

Women's Doubles[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Montreal
2009 US Open Series
Men's Events
Succeeded by
New Haven
Preceded by
Los Angeles
2009 US Open Series
Women's Events
Succeeded by
Toronto