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2009 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
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Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Tennis In Monaco

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - The ATP Masters Tennis Tour will be in Monaco April 11-19, 2009 for the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. The event will be held at Monaco's top-rated Monte-Carlo Country Club and Tournament Director, Zeljko Franulovic, says that this year's centre court will hold 10000 spectators. The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters brings people from all over the world to Monte-Carlo to take in top-rank tennis and experience Monaco's world class ambiance. Visitors to Monaco for the Masters Tournament will also be able to take in the Top Marques Motor Show (April 16-19, 2009), which is the only international exhibition that brings all the world's supercar manufacturers together under one roof and is held in Monaco's Grimaldi Forum.

The confirmed 2009 player line-up includes the Rafael Nadal (ranked: #1), Roger Federer (ranked: #2), Novak Djokovic (ranked: #3), Andy Murray (ranked: #4 - and shown running for the ball in the photo) and Juan Martin Del Potro (ranked: #7) to name a few. The 2009 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 1000 will be an all-star event bringing tennis enthusiasts and famous celebrities from around the world to Monaco to witness the best in international top-rank tennis.

The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters is held on clay court surfaces and in last year's 2008 Singles Final, Spain's Rafael Nadal squared off against Switzerland's Roger Federer, with Nadal taking the win (7-5, 7-5). In the Doubles Final last year, Nadal paired with Tommy Robredo of Spain and they took on India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles, with the Nadal/Robredo combination taking the win (6-3, 6-3).

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Tickets are available at or by phoning (+377) 97 98 7000. Hotel and ticket packages are available at or through the web site

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