Seven Reach Main Draw Through Qualifying

August 16, 2009 03:00 PM
MASON – Players from seven different countries moved into the main draw of the 2009 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters after winning a pair of qualifying matches over the weekend.

Former Top 10 players Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia and Mikhail Youzhny of Russia are two of the qualifiers.

Those two along with Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei and Italian Simone Bolelli are players in the Top 75 of the ATP rankings who have joined the main draw.

Australian Chris Guccione and Poland’s Lukasz Kubot are the only two unseeded players to make it through the qualifying, along with No. 10 seed Jan Hernych.

2009 Men's Qualifying Draw