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2005 Pacific Life Open
2005 Pacific Life Open
DateMarch 14 - March 20
Edition32nd
CategoryMasters Series (ATP)
Tier I Series (WTA)
Prize money$2,724,600
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationIndian Wells, California, US
VenueIndian Wells Tennis Garden
Champions
Men's singles
Switzerland Roger Federer[1]
Women's singles
Belgium Kim Clijsters
Men's doubles
The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor[2]
Women's doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
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Maria Sharapova in action at Indian Wells. She suffered her worst ever defeat in her professional career in the semi-finals, losing to Lindsay Davenport without winning a single game.

The 2005 Indian Wells Masters (also known as the Pacific Life Open for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 32nd edition of the Indian Wells Masters, and was part of the ATP Masters Series of the 2005 ATP Tour, and of the Tier I Series of the 2005 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States, from March 14 through March 20, 2005.

The men singles were headlined by World No. 1, reigning Wimbledon and US Open champion, and Masters Cup winner and defending champion Roger Federer, ATP No. 2, Sydney champion, two-times Grand Slam champion and Australian Open runner-up Lleyton Hewitt, and San Jose champion and two-time grand-slam finalist Andy Roddick. Also competing in the field were Australian Open titlist Marat Safin, 2004 French Open winner Guillermo Coria, Tim Henman, Carlos Moyá and Gastón Gaudio.

The women's draw featured WTA No. 1, Australian Open runner-up and 2000 Indian Wells winner Lindsay Davenport, Antwerp champion, Olympic silver medalist Amélie Mauresmo and Tokyo, Qatar titlist, 2004 Wimbledon winner Maria Sharapova. Other top seeds were French Open, US Open runner-up Elena Dementieva, U.S Open winner Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova, Nathalie Dechy and Elena Bovina.

Champions

Men's singles

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated Australia Lleyton Hewitt, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

  • It was Roger Federer's 4th title of the year, and his 26th overall. It was his 1st Masters title of the year, and his 5th overall. This was also his second victory at the event after winning the previous year.

Women's singles

Belgium Kim Clijsters defeated United States Lindsay Davenport, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

  • It was Kim Clijsters' 1st title of the year, and her 22nd overall. It was her 3rd Tier I title overall. This was also her second victory at the event after winning in 2003.

Men's doubles

The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor defeated Australia Wayne Arthurs / Australia Paul Hanley, 7-6(8-6), 7-6(7-2)

Women's doubles

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated Russia Nadia Petrova / United States Meghann Shaughnessy, 7-6(7-3), 6-1

References

  1. ^ "Indian Wells Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Indian Wells Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved .

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