2009 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup

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2009 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
and Cellular South Cup
Date:   February 15 – February 22
Edition:   34th (Men) / 24th (Women)
Category:   ATP World Tour 500 (men)
WTA International-level tournament (woman)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andy Roddick
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
United States Mardy Fish / The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Women's Doubles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
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Cellular South Cup
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The 2009 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup was an ATP World Tour and WTA Tour event held at the hardcourts of the Racquet Club of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. It was the 34th edition of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the 24th edition of the Cellular South Cup. The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships was part of the ATP World Tour 500 series on the 2009 ATP World Tour, and the Cellular South Cup was an International-level tournament on the 2009 WTA Tour. Both of the events took place from February 15 to February 22, 2009.

The men's draw was led by Australian Open & San Jose semifinalist plus 2002 champion Andy Roddick, Auckland champion Juan Martín del Potro, San Jose semifinalist plus 2002 runner-up James Blake, Auckland semifinalist and 2006 and 2008 runner-up Robin Söderling, Brisbane titlist Radek Štěpánek, Igor Andreev, Mardy Fish and Auckland runner-up Sam Querrey.

The women's draw was headed by WTA #12 Caroline Wozniacki, Brisbane winner Victoria Azarenka, Lucie Šafářová, Auckland semifinalist Anne Keothavong, Marina Erakovic, Sabine Lisicki, Alla Kudryavtseva and Pauline Parmentier.

WTA Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Caroline Wozniacki Denmark Denmark 12 1
Victoria Azarenka Belarus Belarus 14 2
Lucie Šafářová Czech Republic Czech Republic 50 3
Anne Keothavong United Kingdom Great Britain 52 4
Marina Erakovic New Zealand New Zealand 57 5
Sabine Lisicki Germany Germany 59 6
Alla Kudryavtseva Russia Russia 62 7
Pauline Parmentier France France 86 8
  • Rankings as of February 16, 2009.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Andy Roddick United States United States 6 1
Juan Martín del Potro Argentina Argentina 7 2
James Blake United States United States 13 3
Robin Söderling Sweden Sweden 16 4
Radek Štěpánek Czech Republic Czech Republic 19 5
Igor Andreev Russia Russia 22 6
Mardy Fish United States United States 21 7
Sam Querrey United States United States 37 8
  • Rankings as of February 16, 2009.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Andy Roddick def. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek, 7–5, 7–5

  • It was Roddick's first title of the year and 27th of his career. It was his second win at the event, also winning in 2002.

Women's singles[edit]

Belarus Victoria Azarenka def. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Azarenka's 2nd title of the year and career.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Mardy Fish / The Bahamas Mark Knowles def. United States Travis Parrott / Slovakia Filip Polášek, 7–6(9–7), 6–1

Women's doubles[edit]

Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Denmark Caroline Wozniacki def. Ukraine Yuliana Fedak / Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek, 6–1, 7–6(7–2)

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