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Winston-Salem Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated August 23, 2011)

smucav
07-12-2011, 12:21 AM
Tournament Name: WINSTON-SALEM OPEN
Location: WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Dates: AUGUST 21–27, 2011/SUNDAY START-SATURDAY FINAL
Prize Money: US $553,125
48 DRAW/32 DRAW QUALIFYING

SITE: Wake Forest Tennis Center
100 West 32nd Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27105
SURFACE: Hard Court-Deco Turf
BALL: Wilson Extra Duty US Open
WEB SITE: www.wfu.edu

Qualifying draw: Friday, August 19, 9:00 p.m.
Main draw: Saturday, August 20, 4:00 p.m.
Doubles draw: Saturday, August 20, 6:00 p.m.

ATP Ranking Points
W: 250
F: 150
SF: 90
QF: 45
R16: 20
R32: 10 (Seeds: 0)
R64: 0
Q: +5
Q8: 3
Q16: 0
Q32:0

Entry deadline: July 11, 2011
Seeding: August 15, 2011

OUT Fish, Mardy USA 9
2 Melzer, Jurgen AUT 12
3 Baghdatis, Marcos CYP 25
4 Dolgopolov, Alexandr UKR 26
5 Davydenko, Nikolay RUS 29
OUT Robredo, Tommy ESP 33
OUT Anderson, Kevin RSA 35
8 Isner, John USA 36
OUT Seppi, Andreas ITA 37
10 Monaco, Juan ARG 43
11 Stakhovsky, Sergiy UKR 45
12 Golubev, Andrey KAZ 46
13 Tursunov, Dmitry RUS 47
OUT Querrey, Sam USA 48
15 Mannarino, Adrian FRA 49
16 Haase, Robin NED 53
17 Andujar, Pablo ESP 55
18 Nieminen, Jarkko FIN 56
OUT Chardy, Jeremy FRA 58
20 Dimitrov, Grigor BUL 59
21 Giraldo, Santiago COL 61
22 Kunitsyn, Igor RUS 62
23 Hanescu, Victor ROU 64
OUT Devvarman, Somdev IND 65
25 Sweeting, Ryan USA 66
26 Kukushkin, Mikhail KAZ 67
27 Istomin, Denis UZB 68
OUT Kubot, Lukasz POL 69
29 Rosol, Lukas CZE 70
30 Tomic, Bernard AUS 72
31 Rochus, Olivier BEL 73
32 Haider-Maurer, Andreas AUT 74
33 Andreev, Igor RUS 75
34 Berlocq, Carlos ARG 77
OUT Gulbis, Ernests LAT 78
36 Kavcic, Blaz SLO 79
37 Muller, Gilles LUX 80
38 Sela, Dudi ISR 81
39 (SE)
40 (SE)
41 (Q) Nishikori, Kei JPN
42 (Q) Russell, Michael USA
43 (Q) Mello, Ricardo BRA
44 (Q) Benneteau, Julien FRA
45 (WC) Harrison, Ryan USA
46 (WC) Young, Donald USA
47 (WC) Roddick, Andy USA
48 (WC) Hewitt, Lleyton AUS
(LL) Roger-Vasselin, Edouard FRA (replaces Ramos)
(LL) Duclos, Pierre-Ludovic CAN (replaces Anderson)

Alternates
OUT Ramos, Albert ESP 82
IN Berrer, Michael GER 83
IN Volandri, Filippo ITA 87
IN Kamke, Tobias GER 88
IN Blake, James USA 89
IN Gonzalez, Maximo ARG 90
IN Gil, Frederico POR 91
IN Falla, Alejandro COL 92
IN Bachinger, Matthias GER 93
OUT Machado, Rui POR 94
IN Darcis, Steve BEL 95
OUT Mahut, Nicolas FRA 96
1. Russell, Michael USA 97
OUT Beck, Karol SVK 100
OUT Junqueira, Diego ARG 101
OUT Cipolla, Flavio ITA 102
2. Zverev, Mischa GER 104
3. Young, Donald USA 105 (WC to MD)
4. Benneteau, Julien FRA 106
5. Capdeville, Paul CHI 108

smucav
07-13-2011, 01:32 AM
All players playing in the finals on Saturday, August 27 will be provided complimentary private jet transportation to New York for the U.S. Open.

Chris.
07-13-2011, 04:28 AM
Yes! Tomic entered! Alot of my favorites here. Go Bernie!

sheva07
07-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Good luck Robin Haase!

yesh222
07-13-2011, 01:08 PM
What's Fish doing here? He should be getting ready for the USO. He's playing way too much this summer (Atlanta, LA, and Washington in addition to the two Masters). I know this is his best surface but he should get some rest before the USO. Right now he's scheduled for 6 weeks straight headed into the USO. That's ridiculous.

Sauletekis
07-17-2011, 09:52 PM
First MD entrance without WC, in ATP for Bernie! GL too him!

Davidcuervacho
07-19-2011, 05:50 PM
Good luck Juan Monaco and Carlos Berlocq :yeah:

coasterman9
07-21-2011, 08:59 AM
Young gets 1 of the Wild Cards. (http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/jul/21/wssport02-young-added-to-winston-salem-open-field-ar-1225350/)

Chris.
07-21-2011, 10:57 AM
Another wasted WC.

coasterman9
07-21-2011, 11:48 AM
Another wasted WC.

Agreed, he hasn't done anything in the last few months. Harrison would be a better choice.

Chris.
07-21-2011, 12:34 PM
Agreed, he hasn't done anything in the last few months. Harrison would be a better choice.

Even that young guy Kudla would have been a better choice.

ImmzB
07-31-2011, 02:58 AM
Querrey says he hopes to play here, he will resume training on Monday.

Chris.
07-31-2011, 01:45 PM
Hopfully Sam plays!

Pirata.
08-02-2011, 09:05 AM
All players playing in the finals on Saturday, August 27 will be provided complimentary private jet transportation to New York for the U.S. Open.

Nice :yeah:

Good luck to Tommy, Adrian, Pablo, Grigor and Denis! Blake will 100% get a WC.

Rob_C
08-03-2011, 08:57 AM
Another wasted WC.

Kudla got a WC into Washington, lost 1st rd. He also played qualies in LA & lost to Kosakowski.

Harrison is probably taking the week off before the US Open, so that means he's probably guaranteed a WC at the Open.

The fact that DY is playing Winston Salem probably means he's getting a US Open WC, or he's skipping the Open, cause he cant play both. I'd say he's getting a WC.

So, the rest of the guys are probably gonna play the WC Playoffs.

That takes care of 3 of the WCs, Harrison, Steve Johnson, DY. The winner of the playoffs, the winner of Kalamazoo, Aussie Open & French Open reciprocal all get one, leaving 1 to be distributed among the likes of Kudla, Sock, Klahn, Smyczek, minus whoever wins the playoffs.

smucav
08-03-2011, 03:33 PM
http://www.winstonsalemopen.com/andy_roddick_signs_with_winston-salem_open/Andy Roddick Signs with Winston-Salem Open
August 3, 2011 10:31 AM

Andy Roddick has joined the list of commitments to play in the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University Aug. 20-27, tournament director Bill Oakes announced today.

Roddick, a former World No. 1 who is currently No. 12 in the South African Airways ATP rankings, will receive one of the tournament’s four wildcard entries.

"We are extremely pleased that Andy has decided to come back to Winston-Salem, where he has had so much success in the past playing for the United States in the Davis Cup," Oakes said. "His addition gives the tournament all the top American players and makes an already-strong field even stronger."

"It’s very important to note that Andy has never competed in a tournament the week prior to the U.S. Open throughout his entire professional career," Oakes added. "So, it’s very significant that he made the commitment to play in the Winston-Salem Open, given the timing of our tournament just before the U.S. Open."

Roddick joins fellow Americans Mardy Fish, John Isner, Sam Querrey, Ryan Harrison and Donald Young in the 48-player singles draw.

All told, 10 of the top 40 players in the latest South African Airways ATP rankings have committed. Other entrants include Jurgen Melzer, Bernard Tomic, Kevin Anderson, Marcos Baghdatis, Alexandr Dolgopolov, Nikolay Davydenko, Tommy Robredo and Ernests Gulbis, the winner last week in Los Angeles.

Roddick, 28, has won at least one ATP World Tour singles titles in each of the last 11 years. He won earlier this year in Memphis.

He has won 30 career ATP World Tour singles titles, including the 2003 US Open title. He won six tournaments in 2003, five in 2005.

He also has 20 runner-up finishes in his career, including four Grand Slams. Three times he has been the runner-up at Wimbledon – 2004, 2005 and 2009. All three times he lost in the finals to Roger Federer; Federer’s 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 victory in 2009 was perhaps Roddick’s most-heartbreaking defeat.

Roddick’s stay at No. 1 in the South African Airways ATP rankings lasted from March of 2003 through December of 2003.

He also has a 33-12 record in Davis Cup singles, including a perfect 5-0 record in Davis Cup matches in Winston-Salem.

In his debut as the U.S.’s No. 1 player in 2001, at age 19, he won two singles rubbers as the U.S. beat India in a World Group Qualifier at Joel Coliseum. In 2007, he won his opening match to pave the way for the U.S.’s much-hyped quarterfinal victory against Spain, which propelled the U.S. on to the Davis Cup championship. Then in 2008, he tacked on two more singles wins in a quarterfinal victory against France.

Roddick also played in the Flow Motors Invitational before turning professional.

About the Winston-Salem Open
The Winston-Salem Open, an ATP World Tour 250 event with a total purse of $625,000, will take place from August 21-27, 2011, with qualifying set for August 19 and August 20. The tournament will be the final men’s event of the Olympus US Open Series. The tournament will receive national television exposure via Tennis Channel and ESPN2, including the singles final broadcasted by CBS. The Winston-Salem Open offers a text update program to keep fans informed about the tournament. To enroll in the free service, text WINSTON to 55333.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the Winston-Salem Open, please go to www.winstonsalemopen.com.

About the Olympus US Open Series
The Olympus US Open Series has established itself as a true regular season of hard court tennis, linking 10 summer tournaments to the US Open. Fans follow the action throughout the summer through national television coverage, culminating each week with back-to-back men’s and women’s finals on Sunday afternoon. Players battle for $40 million, including a chance for bonus prize money at the US Open. In 2008, Olympus became the first title sponsor of the Series. The Olympus US Open Series is also supported by sponsors American Express and Evian. Andy Murray won the 2010 Olympus US Open Series men’s title and Caroline Wozniacki won the women’s title. In 2007, Roger Federer collected the biggest paycheck in tennis history – $2.4 million – for winning the US Open and the Olympus US Open Series. In 2005, Kim Clijsters also captured both the US Open and the Series, winning $2.2 million – the largest purse in women’s sports history – and again equaled that amount in 2010, winning the US Open and finishing the Olympus US Open Series in second place.

About the ATP
The ATP is the governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuits – the ATP World Tour, the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour. With 62 tournaments in 32 countries, the ATP World Tour showcases the finest male athletes competing in the world’s most exciting venues. From Australia to Europe and the Americas to Asia, the stars of the ATP World Tour battle for prestigious titles and South African Airways 2011 ATP Rankings points at Grand Slams (non ATP events), ATP World Tour Masters 1000, ATP World Tour 500 and ATP World Tour 250 events. At the end of the season, only the world’s top 8 ranked men’s singles players and top 8 doubles teams, based on their performance throughout the year, will qualify to compete for the last title of the season at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Held at The O2 in London, the event will officially crown the 2011 ATP World Tour No.1 in singles and doubles. For more information, please visit www.ATPWorldTour.com.

Dupuis2006
08-03-2011, 04:51 PM
Andujar and Berlocq! :hearts:

JasonAG
08-07-2011, 06:40 PM
That press release says Roddick was No. 1 from March through December of 2003, but he didn't become No. 1 until the end of 2003 and was there until the end of the AO in 2004, right?

smucav
08-08-2011, 04:50 AM
http://www.winstonsalemopen.com/want_to_play_in_the_winston-salem_open/Want to Play in the Winston-Salem Open?
August 4, 2011 05:30 PM

Ever dreamed of going up against Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish, John Isner or the other pros in the upcoming Winston-Salem Open? Now, you have a chance. The Winston-Salem Open is dedicating two wildcard slots, one for boys and one for men, to the qualifier taking place Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 to a local tennis player. All other participants in the August 20-21 Qualifier are professional tennis players on the ATP World Tour.

The local players will be selected in a competition at the Joe White Tennis Center at Hanes Park (625 West End Boulevard) to be held August 16-19. The local "Wildcard into Winston-Salem Open Qualifying Tournament" is under the direction of Randy Pate with the Randy Pate Tennis Academy.

The Hanes Park competition is open to both juniors and adults, registration is $75. Those interested in competing for the wildcard slot must register in advance online by Friday, August 12, 2011 11:59 p.m. You can also find the link to online registration at www.winstonsalemopen.com.

"Winston-Salem has a lot of tennis history and a lot of tennis talent, so we decided it would be appropriate to give a local person the chance to go up against one of the pros at the Winston-Salem Open," tournament director Bill Oakes said. "Hanes Park itself is a great tennis facility, and many tournaments have been held there over the years. This competition should be a fun experience for both competitors and fans alike. Who knows? Maybe we’ll find the next pro at Hanes Park."

Proton21
08-08-2011, 11:17 AM
K.Nishi said he's planning to play qualies here. :)

smucav
08-10-2011, 11:49 PM
Harrison would be a better choice.Harrison was first player awarded a wild card:
http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=11205262&postcount=1

CooCooCachoo
08-11-2011, 10:13 AM
Another wasted WC.

The comment all of a sudden doesn't hold true anymore.

Sonja1989
08-11-2011, 10:58 PM
Kubot says his next tournament is the US Open. Looks he withdraws from here. :sad:

http://www.lukasz-kubot.com/en/news/197,lukasz-forced-to-pull-out-of-cincinnati.html

aleunforcederror
08-13-2011, 05:11 AM
ohhh come on mardy what are you doing man??? it's not smart if he plays here, he needs some rest before the us open

dutch tennisfan
08-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Good luck to robin haase!

KoOlMaNsEaN
08-15-2011, 03:23 AM
Did Mardy really commit to play 6/8 straight weeks before the summer began???

ciiruls12
08-15-2011, 11:38 AM
very possible that no Gulbis here..
Quite good game praxis in LA, Montreal and Cincy, so no need to play another tournament..
and he need at least semi to increase his ranking..

yesh222
08-15-2011, 12:28 PM
Did Mardy really commit to play 6/8 straight weeks before the summer began???

Yes he did.

Filo V.
08-15-2011, 01:03 PM
Mardy most likely will withdraw from here should he go deep in Cincinnati.

Ivo#1Fan
08-15-2011, 06:22 PM
I seriously doubt Mardy comes, but if he does there's no way he's going to push himself, token appearance at best. He's got a real chance to do well at the US Open this year.

smucav
08-15-2011, 10:06 PM
Did Mardy really commit to play 6/8 straight weeks before the summer began???He actually committed to play 7 out of 8 weeks between Wimbledon & U.S. Open:
Newport (played DC instead)
week off
Atlanta
Los Angeles
Washington (late withdrawal)
Montreal
Cincinnati
Winston-Salem

guichard
08-17-2011, 03:49 AM
Fish is out http://www.tennispanorama.com/archives/16483

lolada_4
08-18-2011, 02:49 PM
I think Machado is out, but I don´t know!
Hoje perdi 63 46 67(2) contra o Klizan. Foi um bom jogo, mas ele jogou muito bem nos momentos decisivos. Saio daqui cansado duma batalha que durou mais de 3 horas. O meu corpo esta a dar claros sinais de precisar de descanso e a experiencia fez-me decidir respeitar isso e nao jogarei o torneio de Cordenons em Italia. Next Stop, NYC (Us Open)! Ate ja! Rui Machado

Ozone
08-18-2011, 03:23 PM
Gulbis is out, Blake in! still waiting for 4th WC

mikemumd
08-18-2011, 06:15 PM
Hewitt gets final wild card according to Winston-Salem site.

out_here_grindin
08-18-2011, 09:14 PM
Hunter Harrington gets a qualie wild card. He will be a Freshman player for Clemson this upcoming season. Really interested to see how he does.

smucav
08-18-2011, 11:51 PM
qualifying wild cards to Hunter Harrington (boys' champion) & Jose Hernandez (men's champion):
http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=109738

out_here_grindin
08-19-2011, 01:50 AM
Jose Hernandez got the men's wildcard (former UNC player)

aleunforcederror
08-19-2011, 02:20 PM
Fish is out http://www.tennispanorama.com/archives/16483

good decision :)

come on mardy you can win the us open!

Chase Visa
08-20-2011, 10:40 AM
Honestly, how wide open is this tournament? Roddick/Melzer as top 2 seeds. Doglopov/Isner as the next 2. Definitely a chance for a surprise winner here.

out_here_grindin
08-20-2011, 01:52 PM
Surprised Somdev is not playing this event