2010 BNP Paribas Masters

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For the tournament held at Indian Wells earlier in the year, see 2010 BNP Paribas Open.
2010 BNP Paribas Masters
BNP Paribas Masters 2010.jpg
Date 6 – 14 November
Edition 39th
Category ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Draw 64S / 32D
Prize money $2,620,588
Surface Hard / Indoor
Location Paris, France
Venue Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Champions
Singles
Sweden Robin Söderling [1]
Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / Belarus Max Mirnyi [2]
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The 2010 BNP Paribas Masters was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 39th edition of the tournament known that year as the BNP Paribas Masters after the sponsor BNP Paribas. It was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2010 ATP World Tour. It was held at the Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, from 6 November through 14 November 2010. The top eight seeds were Roger Federer, defending champion Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Robin Söderling, Tomáš Berdych, Fernando Verdasco, David Ferrer and Andy Roddick.

Robin Söderling defeated Gaël Monfils 6–1, 7–6(7–1) in the final to win his first Masters 1000 championship and rise to a career-high world ranking of No. 4. Monfils was playing in his second successive Paris Masters final having saved five match points in defeating Roger Federer in the semifinals.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Sweden Robin Söderling defeated France Gaël Monfils 6–1, 7–6(7–1) [1]

  • It was Söderling's second title of the year and 6th of his career. It was his first Masters title.

Doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Israel Andy Ram 7–5, 7–5 [2]

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SUI Roger Federer 2 1
 SRB Novak Djokovic 3 2
 GBR Andy Murray 4 3
 SWE Robin Söderling 5 4
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 6 5
 ESP Fernando Verdasco 7 6
 ESP David Ferrer 8 7
 USA Andy Roddick 9 8
 RUS Mikhail Youzhny 10 9
 RUS Nikolay Davydenko 11 10
 AUT Jürgen Melzer 12 11
 FRA Gaël Monfils 14 12
 CRO Marin Čilić 15 13
 ESP Nicolás Almagro 16 14
 CRO Ivan Ljubičić 17 15
 USA John Isner 19 16
  • Seeds are based on the rankings of November 1, 2010.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following player received a Special Exempt into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as an Lucky Loser into the singles main draw:

Notable Withdrawals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ATP – 2010 Paris Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b "ATP – 2010 Paris Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ "Nadal misses Paris Masters with shoulder injury". Reuters Canada. 2010-11-05. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Knee Injury Rules Out Tsonga Out For Season". Sports AP. 2010-11-03. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Marcos Baghdatis Pulls the Plug on His Season". bleacher report. 2010-11-02. Archived from the original on 11 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Ferrero Undergoes Knee And Wrist Surgery". ATP World Tour. 2010-11-07. Archived from the original on 10 October 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 

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