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
← 2008 · Washington Open · 2010 →
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 Andy Roddick 5 1
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro 6 2
 FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 3
 CHI Fernando González 11 4
 SWE Robin Söderling 12 5
 CRO Marin Čilić 15 6
 ESP Tommy Robredo 16 7
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 19 8
 USA Mardy Fish 21 9
 GER Tommy Haas 22 10
 CRO Ivo Karlović 25 11
 SRB Viktor Troicki 26 12
 RUS Igor Andreev 27 13
 RUS Dmitry Tursunov 29 14
 ISR Dudi Sela 30 15
 USA Sam 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" (PDF). atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2009-08-06. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  3. ^ a b "Rankings – 1–100". atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. 2009-07-27. Archived from the original on 2009-08-01. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 

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