2011 Western & Southern Open

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2011 Western & Southern Open
Date:   August 15 – 21
Edition:   110th (men) / 83rd (women)
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Venue:   Lindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Andy Murray
Women's Singles
Russia Maria Sharapova
Men's Doubles
India Leander Paes / India Mahesh Bhupati
Women's Doubles
United States Vania King / Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
Western & Southern Open
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The 2011 Cincinnati Open (also known as the Western and Southern Open for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The tournament was a joint men's and women's event,[1] with six new courts being built for the tournament.[2] The competition took place from August 15 through August 21, 2011. The 110th edition of the Cincinnati Open (83rd for the women), it was a Masters 1000 event on the 2011 ATP World Tour, and part of the Premier Series of the 2011 WTA Tour.

On an additional note, Andy Murray during his semifinal match against Mardy Fish set the record for the fastest ever hit forehand at 124 mph/199kph.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[3] Men's Doubles[3] Women's Singles[4] Women's Doubles[4]
Champion 1000 900
Runner up 600 620
Semifinals 360 395
Quarterfinals 180 225
Round of 16 90 125
Round of 32 45 10 70 1
Round of 64 10 1
Qualifier 25 30
Qualifying Finalist 16 12
Qualifying 1st Round - 1

Prize money[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[5] Men's Doubles[5] Women's Singles[5] Women's Doubles[5]
Champion $496,000 $140,000 $360,000 $100,000
Runner up $243,200 $70,000 $180,000 $50,000
Semifinals $122,400 $35,500 $90,000 $25,000
Quarterfinals $62,240 $18,470 $41,450 $12,500
Round of 16 $32,320 $9,690 $20,550 $6,250
Round of 32 $17,040 $5,090 $10,575 $3,170
Round of 64 $9,200 $5,500
Final round qualifying $2,120 $1,995
First round qualifying $1,080 $1,035

ATP entrants[edit]

In 2011, Roger Federer failed to defend the men's singles title he won in 2010

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank[a] Seed[b]
 SRB Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic 1 1
 ESP Nadal, RafaelRafael Nadal 2 2
  SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer 3 3
 GBR Murray, AndyAndy Murray 4 4
 ESP Ferrer, DavidDavid Ferrer 6 5
 FRA Monfils, GaëlGaël Monfils 7 6
 USA Fish, MardyMardy Fish 8 7
 CZE Berdych, TomášTomáš Berdych 9 8
 ESP Almagro, NicolásNicolás Almagro 10 9
 FRA Simon, GillesGilles Simon 11 10
 USA Roddick, AndyAndy Roddick 12 11
 FRA Gasquet, RichardRichard Gasquet 13 12
 RUS Youzhny, MikhailMikhail Youzhny 14 13
 SRB Troicki, ViktorViktor Troicki 15 14
 FRA Tsonga, Jo-WilfriedJo-Wilfried Tsonga 16 15
  SUI Wawrinka, StanislasStanislas Wawrinka 17 16
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 8, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

WTA entrants[edit]

Kim Clijsters was the women's defending champion but was unable to defend her title due to abdominal injury

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 3 2
 BLR Victoria Azarenka 4 3
 RUS Maria Sharapova 5 4
 CHN Li Na 6 5
 CZE Petra Kvitová 7 6
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 8 7
 FRA Marion Bartoli 9 8
 GER Andrea Petkovic 10 9
 AUS Samantha Stosur 11 10
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 12 11
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 13 12
 SRB Jelena Janković 14 13
 RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 15 14
 SRB Ana Ivanovic 16 15
 CHN Peng Shuai 17 16
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 8, 2011.

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 entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United Kingdom Andy Murray def. Serbia Novak Djokovic, 6–4, 3–0, ret.

  • It was Murray's 2nd title of the year and 18th of his career. It was his 1st Masters 1000 title of the year and 7th of his career. It was his 2nd win at Cincinnati, also winning in 2008. It was the second defeat for Djokovic in the season.[8]

Women's singles[edit]

Russia Maria Sharapova def. Serbia Jelena Janković, 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–3

  • It was Sharapova's 2nd title of the year and 24th of her career.

Men's doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes def. France Michaël Llodra / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić, 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–2)

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Vania King / Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova def. South Africa Natalie Grandin / Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová, 6–4, 3–6, [11–9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cincinnati tournament changes name". www.atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Cincinnati expansion plans". Press release (ATP). 2010-08-21. Archived from the original on 23 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  3. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "WTA Tour rules". wtatour.com. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Prize Money internazionali BNL d'Itlaia 2011". internazionalibnlditalia.com. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Clijsters Unable to Defend Title". cincytennis. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kim Clijsters, Venus Williams withdraw from Western & Southern Open". cincinnati.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Andy Murray wins Cincinnati final after Novak Djokovic is forced to retire". Daily Telegraph. 21 August 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 

External links[edit]

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Montreal
2011 US Open Series
Men's Events
Succeeded by
Winston-Salem
Preceded by
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2011 US Open Series
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