2011 SAP Open

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2011 SAP Open
Date February 7 – February 13
Edition 122nd
Canada Milos Raonic
United States Scott Lipsky / United States Rajeev Ram
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The 2011 SAP Open was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 122nd edition of the SAP Open, and was part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2011 ATP World Tour. It took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, United States, from February 7 through February 13, 2011.

On the opening night of the event, Gaël Monfils defeated Pete Sampras 7–6(4), 6–4 in an exhibition match. Gaël Monfils was forced to withdraw with a left wrist injury prior to his semifinal match against Milos Raonic.[1] Following Monfils' withdrawal, Raonic played an exhibition match against Ivo Karlović, who won the match 7–6(3), 7–6(7). Raonic eventually faced Fernando Verdasco in the final, and went on to win his first ATP World Tour career title.

Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Ranking1 Seeding
 ESP Fernando Verdasco 9 1
 FRA Gaël Monfils 12 2
 USA Sam Querrey 17 3
 BEL Xavier Malisse 44 4
 UZB Denis Istomin 47 5
 GER Benjamin Becker 54 6
 AUS Lleyton Hewitt 68 7
 JPN Kei Nishikori 70 8
  • 1 Rankings as of January 31, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Canada Milos Raonic def. Spain Fernando Verdasco, 7–6(6), 7–6(5).

  • It was Raonic's first career title. He was the first Canadian to win a title since Greg Rusedski won Seoul in 1995.


United States Scott Lipsky / United States Rajeev Ram def. Colombia Alejandro Falla / Belgium Xavier Malisse, 6–4, 4–6, [10–8].


  1. ^ "Monfils Forced To Withdraw". SAP Open. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 

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