Preparations for the 2009 Chennai Open ATP Tennis Tournament
The Chennai Open Tennis 2009 is scheduled to take place from Monday, January 5 to Saturday, January 10, 2009. The qualifying rounds will take place on January 3 and 4, 2009. The tournament will consist of Singles and Doubles, and the Singles announced have already been made. known, with some of the world’s best tennis players competing against each other for the $450,000 prize money up for grabs.
The line-up includes Nikolay Vladimirirovich Davydenko, regarded as the best men’s player in Russia, 5th in the world and winner of fourteen ATP singles titles, Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, who is currently ranked 13th in the world and was a finalist in Rome. Masters and is a doubles gold medalist at the Beijing Olympics and Carlos Moya, who was the runner-up in Costa do Sauipe and Bucharest, as well as the Chennai tennis champion in 2004 and 2005.
The line-up continues with Rafael Nadal, the Spanish top seed, currently ranked world no. 1, Ivo Karlovic of Croatia who has won four ATP singles titles and is ranked 26 in the world, Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia is ranked 38 in the world, Marin Cilic also of Croatia who is ranked 23 in the world, Rainer Schuettler of Germany ranked 33rd in the world, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes who will once again play their respective partners Mark Knowles of the Bahamas and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic.
Also competing will be many more well-known players such as the Serbian Janko Tipsarevic, the Spanish Marcel Granollers, the Spanish Guillermo Garcia-López and the Italian Fabio Fognini.
These tennis stars will take center stage at the Chennai Open 2009, bringing you one of the most competitive fields in the event’s history. The Bryan brothers, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, who are the world number one doubles duo and Beijing Olympic bronze medalists, were also confirmed to play in the 2009 Chennai Open tournament, but have withdrawn their participation due to an injury to Bob.
Out of these, 8 players from the Chennai Open 2009 tournament are ranked among the top 50 tennis players in the world, which will make this event more interesting and exciting. Another thing that makes the upcoming tournament more powerful and impressive is that up to 15 participating players are among the top 100 players in the world. Tennis lovers from all over the world and India will once again look forward to some exciting tennis action.
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