Both Shanghai and Paris had no top 2 seed in the final, meaning there have now been 105 such finals. This was the 11th for the Shanghai event, and the 13th for Paris.
Both events saw a tie for their respective records for top 4 players in the semis; Shanghai with 3 (a new high for the site, though not for the event), and Paris with 2.
That's it for the changes in the last two events of 2010. Here's looking forward to Miami 2011