2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic

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2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Date:   August 1 – August 9
Edition:   41st
Category:   ATP World Tour 500
Location:   Washington, D.C., United States
Venue:   William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Doubles
Czech Republic Martin Damm / Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Legg Mason Tennis Classic
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ATP World Tour No. 6 Juan Martín del Potro was the singles defending champion in Washington
2007 champion and 2008 quarterfinalist Andy Roddick headlined the field in the singles event

The 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic (also known as the 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic presented by GEICO for sponsorship reasons) was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 41st edition of the event known that year as Legg Mason Tennis Classic, and was part of the ATP World Tour 500 series of the 2009 ATP World Tour. It took place at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Washington, D.C., United States, from August 1 through August 9, 2009. The Legg Mason Tennis Classic was the third ATP stop of the 2009 US Open Series. Unlike previous years, the men's event was field 48 players instead of 32.[1]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Argentina Juan Martín del Potro defeated United States Andy Roddick, 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(8–6).

  • It was del Potro's second title of the year and sixth of his career.
  • It was his second consecutive title at the event.

Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Martin Damm / Sweden Robert Lindstedt defeated Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski, 7–5, 7–6(7–3).

ATP entrants[edit]

List of Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles entrants, as of July 27, 2009.[2]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank[a] Seed[b]
 USA Roddick, AndyAndy Roddick 5 1
 ARG Potro, Juan Martín delJuan Martín del Potro 6 2
 FRA Tsonga, Jo-WilfriedJo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 3
 CHI González, FernandoFernando González 11 4
 SWE Söderling, RobinRobin Söderling 12 5
 CRO Čilić, MarinMarin Čilić 15 6
 ESP Robredo, TommyTommy Robredo 16 7
 CZE Berdych, TomášTomáš Berdych 19 8
 USA Fish, MardyMardy Fish 21 9
 GER Haas, TommyTommy Haas 22 10
 CRO Karlović, IvoIvo Karlović 25 11
 SRB Troicki, ViktorViktor Troicki 26 12
 RUS Andreev, IgorIgor Andreev 27 13
 RUS Tursunov, DmitryDmitry Tursunov 29 14
 ISR Sela, DudiDudi Sela 30 15
 USA Querrey, SamSam Querrey 32 16

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legg Mason Tennis Classic - At a Glance". leggmasontennisclassic.com. Legg Mason Tennis Classic. 2009-07-17. Archived from the original on 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  2. ^ "2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic - Singles draw". atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. Archived from the original on 2009-08-05. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  3. ^ a b "Rankings – 1–100". atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. 2009-07-27. Archived from the original on 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 

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