2009 Serbia Open

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2009 Serbia Open
Date May 2 – May 10
Edition 1st
Category ATP World Tour 250 series
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Austria Oliver Marach
2009 singles winner Novak Djokovic
Centre court at the Serbia Open during a second round night session encounter between Novak Djokovic and Janko Tipsarević

The 2009 Serbia Open (also known as Serbia Open powered by Telekom Srbija for sponsorship reasons) was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the first edition of the event known that year as the Serbia Open, and was a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2009 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Milan Gale Muškatirović complex in Belgrade, Serbia, from May 2 through May 10, 2009.

The singles draw was headlined by the tournament's host, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) No. 3, 2008 Tennis Masters Cup, Dubai winner and recent Miami, Monte Carlo and Rome runner-up Novak Djokovic from Serbia. Other featured stars included reigning Nottingham champion Ivo Karlović, and Gstaad and Umag finalist Igor Andreev. Other seeds included Andreas Seppi from Italy, Belgrade Challenger winner Viktor Troicki, Ivan Ljubičić, Arnaud Clément and Christophe Rochus.

The doubles draw was headlined by 2008 year-end World No. 1 doubles team, 2008 Tennis Masters Cup, Rotterdam, Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome champions Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjić, both born in Belgrade (although Nestor grew up from early childhood in Canada and represents that country). Also competing were Acapulco runners-up Łukasz Kubot and Oliver Marach, Stephen Huss and Ross Hutchins, and Simon Aspelin and Paul Hanley.



Serbia Novak Djokovic defeated Poland Łukasz Kubot, 6–3, 7–6(7–0)

  • It was Djokovic's 2nd title of the year, and his 13th overall.


Poland Łukasz Kubot / Austria Oliver Marach defeated Sweden Johan Brunström / Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)



Player Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Novak Djokovic  Serbia 3 1
Ivo Karlović  Croatia 24 2
Igor Andreev  Russia 25 3
Andreas Seppi  Italy 37 4
Viktor Troicki  Serbia 40 5
Ivan Ljubičić  Croatia 52 6
Arnaud Clément  France 54 7
Christophe Rochus  Belgium 55 8
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of April 27, 2009.

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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