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