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2009 Shanghai Masters - The Main Draw

Posted on October 10, 2009 at 7:11 PM

Today the 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 Singles Main Draw has been announced and Tomas who is unseeded in the tournament will open his Chinese campaign against the Seed #12 Marin Cilic of Croatia. They have played against each other once before, it was on clay, in last Davis Cup semi-final in Porec (Croatia), when Tomas won in fives sets. Marin Cilic is in good form... will play the final of Beijing tomorrow  against Novak Djokovic, after having defeated today  World #2 Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals 6-1, 6-3!

Tomas will also take part in the doubles. He will team up with German Philipp Kohlschreiber. In the first round they will play against Philipp Petzschner/Lukas Dlouhy.



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Tough draw, only big names! R1 Cilic, R2 Safin, R3 Simon, QF Djokovic, SF Davydenko or Roddick, Final:  Nadal, Del Potro, Verdasco, Tsonga...  oh well, enjoy the ride Tomas.


Shanghai ATP Masters 1000
Shanghai, China
October 5-11, 2009
56 draw - $3,240,000
Surface - Hard

Seeds: (cut: John Isner - 55)
1. Rafael Nadal
2. Novak Djokovic
3. Juan Martin del Potro
4. Andy Roddick
5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6. Nikolay Davydenko
7. Fernando Verdasco
8. Gilles Simon
9. Robin Soderling
10. Fernando Gonzalez
11. Gael Monfils
12. Marin Cilic
13. Radek Stepanek
14. Tommy Robredo
15. Tommy Haas
16. David Ferrer

Men's Singles Draw
(1)Rafael Nadal (ESP) bye
James Blake (USA) vs Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
Philipp Petzschner (GER) vs (q)Florian Mayer (GER)
(14)Tommy Robredo (ESP) vs (q)Michael Llodra (FRA)
(11)Gael Monfils (FRA) vs Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA)
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) vs John Isner (USA)
Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
(7)Fernando Verdasco (ESP) bye
(3)Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) bye
Feliciano Lopez (ESP) d. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
(16)David Ferrer (ESP) vs Richard Gasquet (FRA)
(9)Robin Soderling (SWE) vs Victor Hanescu (ROU)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
(WC)Shao-Xuan Zeng (CHN) d. Dudi Sela (ISR)
(5)Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) bye
(6)Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) bye
Igor Kunitsyn (RUS) d. Igor Andreev (RUS)
(q)Marco Chiudinelli (SUI) vs (q)Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
(10)Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) vs Michael Zverev (GER)
(13)Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP)
Andreas Beck (GER) d. Jose Acasuso (ARG)
Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) vs (q)Lukasz Kubot (POL)
(4)Andy Roddick (USA) bye
([8]Gilles Simon (FRA) bye
Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs Juan Monaco (ARG)
(WC)Marat Safin (RUS) vs (WC)Mao-Xin Gong (CHN)
(12)Marin Cilic (CRO) vs Tomas Berdych (CZE)
(15)Tommy Haas (GER) vs Benjamin Becker (GER)
(q)Rainer Schuettler (GER) vs Martin Vassallo-Arguello (ARG)
(q)Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs (WC)Ernests Gulbis (LAT)
(2)Novak Djokovic (SRB) bye

Seeds: (cut: Advance - 66; On Site - 47)
1. Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic
2. Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
3. Mahesh Bhupathi/Mark Knowles
4. Max Mirnyi/Andy Ram
5. Wesley Moodie/Dick Norman
6. Mariusz Fyrstenberg/Maxim Matkowski
7. Bruno Soares/Kevin Ullyett
8. Lukasz Kubot/Oliver Marach

Men's Doubles Draw
(1)Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic (CAN/SRB) bye
Michael Llodra/Radek Stepanek (FRA/CZE) vs Julien Benneteau/Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
Martin Damm/Robert Lindstedt (CZE/SWE) vs Frantisek Cermak/Michal Mertinak (CZE/SVK)
(7)Bruno Soares/Kevin Ullyett (BRA/ZIM) bye
(3)Mahesh Bhupathi/Mark Knowles (IND/BAH) bye
James Blake/John Isner (USA) vs Travis Parrott/Filip Polasek (USA/SVK)
Benjamin Becker/Tommy Haas (GER) vs (WC)Zhe Li/Yu Wang, Jr. (CHN)
[8]Lukasz Kubot/Oliver Marach (POL/AUT) bye
(5)Wesley Moodie/Dick Norman (RSA/BEL) bye
Juan Monaco/Tommy Robredo (ARG/ESP) vs Feliciano Lopez/Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
Julian Knowle/Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs (WC)Wan Gao/Xin-Yuan Yu (CHN)
(4)Max Mirnyi/Andy Ram (BLR/ISR) bye
(6)Mariusz Fyrstenberg/Maxim Matkowski (POL) bye
Tomas Berdych/Philipp Kohlschreiber (CZE/GER) vs Lukas Dlouhy/Philipp Petzschner (CZE/GER)
Simon Aspelin/Paul Hanley (SWE/AUS) vs Jeff Coetzee/Stephen Huss (RSA/AUS)
(2)Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) bye

Lukas Dlouhy/Philipp Petzschner (CZE/GER) d. Tomas Berdych/Philipp Kohlschreiber (CZE/GER) w/o

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