2010 Brisbane International

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2010 Brisbane International
Date 3 – 10 January
Edition 2nd
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andy Roddick[1]
Women's Singles
Belgium Kim Clijsters[2]
Men's Doubles
France Jérémy Chardy / France Marc Gicquel[3]
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
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The 2010 Brisbane International was a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland. It was the 2nd edition of the tournament and was played at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. The centre court, Pat Rafter Arena is named in honour of Australian tennis hero Patrick Rafter. It took place from 3 to 10 January. It was part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first grandslam of the year. Justine Henin has announced that she will make her return to professional tennis at the 2010 Brisbane International.

Television coverage of the tournament was on Channel Seven, with live coverage of the day sessions and delayed coverage of the night sessions between 4 and 10 January.

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Andy Roddick 7 1
 CZE Radek Štěpánek 12 2
 FRA Gaël Monfils 13 3
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 20 4
 USA Sam Querrey 25 5
 AUT Jürgen Melzer 28 6
 FRA Jérémy Chardy 32 7
 BRA Thomaz Bellucci 36 8
  • Rankings are as of 28 December 2009.[4]

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 BEL Kim Clijsters 18 1
 RUS Nadia Petrova 20 2
 SRB Ana Ivanovic 21 3
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová 24 4
 RUS Alisa Kleybanova 29 5
 CAN Aleksandra Wozniak 34 6
 HUN Melinda Czink 37 7
 CZE Iveta Benešová 38 8
  • Rankings as of 28 December 2009.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Andy Roddick def. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek, 7–6(7–2), 7–6(9–7).[1]

  • It was Roddick's first title of the year and 28th overall.

Women's Singles[edit]

Belgium Kim Clijsters def. Belgium Justine Henin, 6–3, 4–6, 7–6(8–6).[2]

  • It was Clijsters' first title of the year and 36th of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jérémy Chardy / France Marc Gicquel def. Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý / India Leander Paes, 6–3, 7–6(7–5).[3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká def. Hungary Melinda Czink / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja, 2–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4].

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Coordinates: 27°31′30″S 153°0′26″E / 27.52500°S 153.00722°E / -27.52500; 153.00722 (Queensland Tennis Centre)