2010 BNP Paribas Open

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2010 BNP Paribas Open
Date:   March 8 – March 21
Edition:   35th (ATP) / 22nd (WTA)
Category:   World Tour Masters 1000 (ATP)
Premier Mandatory (WTA)
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Indian Wells, California, USA
Venue:   Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Champions
Men's Singles
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Women's Singles
Serbia Jelena Janković
Men's Doubles
Spain Rafael Nadal / Spain Marc López
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Indian Wells Masters
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The 2010 BNP Paribas Open was a tennis tournament played at Indian Wells, California in March 2010. It was the 35th edition of the men's event (22nd for the women), known this year as the BNP Paribas Open, and is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2010 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2010 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States from March 8 through March 21, 2010.

The year's tournament saw a couple of withdrawals; The women's side saw the draw without the top two rank players with World no. 2 Dinara Safina withdrawing with a recurring back problem and world no. 1 Serena Williams with sister Venus Williams continue their boycott from the tournament since Serena won the event in 2001. The men's side saw the withdrawals of Tommy Haas and Lleyton Hewitt due to hip surgeries. Juan Martín del Potro also withdrew due to a right wrist injury and Fernando González withdrew to aid his country Chile after an earthquake. Stanislas Wawrinka also withdrew due to the birth of his child. Mikhail Youzhny also withdrew.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Croatia Ivan Ljubičić def. United States Andy Roddick, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)

  • It was Ljubicic's first title of the year and 10th of his career. It was his first Masters 1000 title in four finals. He became the first Croatian to win the title.

Women's singles[edit]

Serbia Jelena Janković def. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Janković's first title of the year and 12th of her career.

Men's doubles[edit]

Spain Marc López / Spain Rafael Nadal def. Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić, 7–6(10–8), 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. Russia Nadia Petrova / Australia Samantha Stosur, 6–4, 2–6, [10–5]

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Roger Federer   Switzerland 1 1
Novak Djokovic  Serbia 2 2
Rafael Nadal  Spain 3 3
Andy Murray  Great Britain 4 4
Nikolay Davydenko  Russia 6 5
Robin Söderling  Sweden 7 6
Andy Roddick  United States 8 7
Marin Čilić  Croatia 9 8
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga  France 11 9
Fernando Verdasco  Spain 12 10
Juan Carlos Ferrero  Spain 14 11
Gaël Monfils  France 15 12
David Ferrer  Spain 16 13
Radek Štěpánek  Czech Republic 17 14
John Isner  United States 20 15
Gilles Simon  France 21 16
Sam Querrey  United States 22 17
Tommy Robredo  Spain 23 18
Tomáš Berdych  Czech Republic 25 19
Ivan Ljubičić  Croatia 26 20
Juan Mónaco  Argentina 27 21
Jürgen Melzer  Austria 28 22
Ivo Karlović  Croatia 29 23
Philipp Kohlschreiber  Germany 30 24
Albert Montañés  Spain 31 25
Thomaz Bellucci  Brazil 32 26
Marcos Baghdatis  Cyprus 33 27
Feliciano López  Spain 34 28
Viktor Troicki  Serbia 35 29
Janko Tipsarević  Serbia 36 30
Igor Andreev  Russia 37 31
Julien Benneteau  France 38 32
  • Rankings are as of March 1, 2010.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry via qualifying:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following notable players withdrew from the tournament:

WTA entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Svetlana Kuznetsova  Russia 3 1
Caroline Wozniacki  Denmark 4 2
Victoria Azarenka  Belarus 6 3
Elena Dementieva  Russia 7 4
Agnieszka Radwańska  Poland 8 5
Jelena Janković  Serbia 9 6
Li Na  China 10 7
Samantha Stosur  Australia 11 8
Flavia Pennetta  Italy 12 9
Maria Sharapova  Russia 13 10
Marion Bartoli  France 14 11
Vera Zvonareva  Russia 15 12
Yanina Wickmayer  Belgium 16 13
Kim Clijsters  Belgium 17 14
Francesca Schiavone  Italy 18 15
Nadia Petrova  Russia 19 16
Shahar Pe'er  Israel 20 17
Zheng Jie  China 21 18
Aravane Rezaï  France 22 19
Alyona Bondarenko  Ukraine 23 20
Daniela Hantuchová  Slovakia 24 21
Sabine Lisicki  Germany 25 22
Alisa Kleybanova  Russia 26 23
Ana Ivanovic  Serbia 27 24
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova  Russia 28 25
Dominika Cibulková  Slovakia 29 26
Ágnes Szávay  Hungary 31 27
María José Martínez Sánchez  Spain 33 28
Anabel Medina Garrigues  Spain 34 29
Aleksandra Wozniak  Canada 35 30
Gisela Dulko  Argentina 36 31
Maria Kirilenko  Russia 37 32
  • Rankings are as of March 1, 2010.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry via qualifying:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following notable players withdrew from the event:

External links[edit]