2009 Internazionali BNL d'Italia

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2009 Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Date April 25 – May 4 (men)
May 3 – May 9 (women)
Edition 66th
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Rome, Italy
Venue Foro Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Russia Dinara Safina
Men's Doubles
Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Women's Doubles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / China Peng Shuai
← 2008 · Internazionali BNL d'Italia · 2010 →
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal won his fourth singles title in Rome in five years
Women's Singles champion and WTA No.1 Dinara Safina

The 2009 Internazionali BNL d'Italia was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 66th edition of the event known that year as the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, and was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2009 ATP World Tour, and of the Premier-level tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, with the men playing from April 25 through May 4, 2009, and the women from May 3 through May 9, 2009.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–2), 6–2

  • It was Rafael Nadal's 5th singles title of the year, and his 36th singles title overall. It was his 4th win at the event, also winning in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Women's singles[edit]

Russia Dinara Safina defeated Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Safina's first title of the year and 10th of her career.

Men's doubles[edit]

Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić defeated United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan, 7–6(7–5), 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / China Peng Shuai defeated Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Japan Ai Sugiyama, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Player Country Ranking* Seeding
Rafael Nadal  Spain 1 1
Roger Federer   Switzerland 2 2
Novak Djokovic  Serbia 3 3
Andy Murray  United Kingdom 4 4
Juan Martín del Potro  Argentina 5 5
Fernando Verdasco  Spain 7 6
Nikolay Davydenko  Russia 8 7
Gilles Simon  France 9 8
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga  France 11 9
Stanislas Wawrinka   Switzerland 12 10
David Ferrer  Spain 13 11
Fernando González  Chile 14 12
Tommy Robredo  Spain 16 13
James Blake  United States 17 14
Marin Čilić  Croatia 18 15
Radek Štěpánek  Czech Republic 19 16
  • Seedings based on the April 20, 2009 rankings.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Player Country Ranking* Seeding
Dinara Safina  Russia 1 1
Serena Williams  United States 2 2
Jelena Janković  Serbia 4 3
Venus Williams  United States 5 4
Ana Ivanovic  Serbia 7 5
Victoria Azarenka  Belarus 8 6
Svetlana Kuznetsova  Russia 9 7
Nadia Petrova  Russia 10 8
Caroline Wozniacki  Denmark 11 9
Agnieszka Radwańska  Poland 12 10
Marion Bartoli  France 13 11
Flavia Pennetta  Italy 14 12
Alizé Cornet  France 15 13
Zheng Jie  China 16 14
Anabel Medina Garrigues  Spain 18 15
Kaia Kanepi  Estonia 19 16
  • Seedings based on the April 27, 2009 rankings.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

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