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2009 Kuala Lumpur - The Main Draw

Posted on September 27, 2009 at 9:01 AM

Tomas at the Draw ceremony on Saturday, September 26, 2009

Seeds: [cut: Karol Beck - 98]

1. Nikolay Davydenko

2. Fernando Verdasco

3. Robin Soderling

4. Fernando Gonzalez

5. Gael Monfils

6. Tomas Berdych

7. David Ferrer

8. Lleyton Hewitt


(1)Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) bye

(WC)Taylor Dent (USA) vs Andrei Goloubev (KAZ)

Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs Martin Vassallo-Arguello (ARG)

(5)Gael Monfils (FRA) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)

(3)Robin Soderling (SWE) bye

(q)Brendan Evans (USA) vs (q)Michael Yani (USA)

Simon Greul (GER) vs Christophe Rochus (BEL)

(6)Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Igor Kunitsyn (RUS)

(7)David Ferrer (ESP) vs Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)

(WC)Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)

Jose Acasuso (ARG) vs (q)Rohan Bopanna (IND)

(4)Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) bye

[8]Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) vs (WC)Joachim Johansson (SWE)

Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs Victor Crivoi (ROU)

(q)Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) vs Karol Beck (SVK)

(2)Fernando Verdasco (ESP) bye

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic draws the seeds during the main draw ceremony


... read on the blog of a Malaysian tennis-fan

"I was at the Main Draw Ceremony and it was a great honour to see Tomas Berdych there for the first time since he landed this country on Thursday


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Tomas Berdych on September 26, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur


Tomas Berdych was on hand to help with the draw


The inaugural Malaysian Open will feature some of the world's best tennis players, including top 20-ranked stars such as Nikolay Davydenko, Fernando Verdasco and Tomas Berdych. Witness their tremendous agility and high-powered games. Twenty-eight talented players will be competing for the USD 947,750 prize money. The tournament is an ATP World Tour 250 Series event. The singles main draw will have a field of 28 players while the doubles draw will have 16 teams. The tournament will be played at the 16,000 seat Putra Stadium at Bukit Jalil Sports Complex, September 26 and October 4. The tournament is organised by IMG and is supported by the Government of Malaysia.



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Draw ceremony on Saturday, September 26, 2009


Tomas Berdych assists in the draw ceremony for the inaugural Malaysian Open 2009



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