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2010 Brisbane International

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 2010. 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

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Andy Roddick 7 1
 CZE Radek ?t?pánek 12 2
 FRA Gaël Monfils 13 3
 CZE Tomá? 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

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA entrants

Seeds

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 Bene?ová 38 8
  • Rankings as of 28 December 2009.

Other Entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Champions

Men's Singles

United States Andy Roddick def. Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek, 7-6(7-2), 7-6(9-7).[1]

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

Women's Singles

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

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

Women's Doubles

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

References

  1. ^ a b "Andy Roddick wins Brisbane International final against Radek Stepanek". The Daily Telegraph. 10 January 2010. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Kim Clijsters beats Justine Henin in Brisbane thriller". BBC Sport. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Jérémy Chardy / Marc Gicquel vs. Luká? Dlouhý / Leander Paes". Eurosport. Retrieved 2010.
  4. ^ "ATP Rankings as of December 28, 2009". Association of Tennis Professionals. 28 December 2009. Retrieved 2010.

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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)


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