2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000

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2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000
Date October 11 – October 18
Edition 1st
Category ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Location Shanghai, China
Venue Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
France Julien Benneteau / France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

The 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 (also known as the 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000–presented by Rolex) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 1st edition of the Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2009 ATP World Tour. It was played at Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.[1] The inaugural edition was held from October 11 to October 18, 2009.[1]

The singles field was led by Rafael Nadal. Other top seeds were 2008 Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, reigning US Open champion Juan Martín del Potro and Wimbledon finalist Andy Roddick.

World No. 1 Roger Federer had been due to play but withdrew, citing fatigue.[2] World No. 3 Andy Murray was also scheduled to play, but withdrew due to a wrist injury.[3]

ATP entrants[edit]


Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ESP Rafael Nadal 2 1
 SRB Novak Djokovic 4 2
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro 5 3
 USA Andy Roddick 6 4
 FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 5
 RUS Nikolay Davydenko 8 6
 ESP Fernando Verdasco 9 7
 FRA Gilles Simon 10 8
 SWE Robin Söderling 11 9
 CHI Fernando González 12 10
 FRA Gaël Monfils 13 11
 CRO Marin Čilić 15 12
 CZE Radek Štěpánek 16 13
 ESP Tommy Robredo 17 14
 GER Tommy Haas 18 15
 ESP David Ferrer 19 16
  • seeds are based on the rankings of October 5, 2009

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Russia Nikolay Davydenko def. Spain Rafael Nadal, 7–6(7–3), 6–3

  • It was Davydenko's 4th title of the year and the 18th of his career.
  • It was Davydenko's 3rd Masters title and improving his perfect Masters finals to 3–0.


France Julien Benneteau / France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga def. Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski, 6–2, 6–4.


  1. ^ a b "atpworldtour.com tournament profile". atpworldtour.com. Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-06-13. 
  2. ^ http://www.rogerfederer.com/en/rogers/news/newsdetail.cfm?uNewsID=967
  3. ^ "Murray pulls out of Chinese event". BBC Sport. October 8, 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-10-08. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 

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