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Agassi wins match at Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi, playing for the first time since losing to Roger Federer at the U.S. Open last month, beat Max Mirnyi Tuesday at the $3.035 million Masters Series

Costa, Corretja highlight Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Spaniards Albert Costa and Alex Corretja highlighted Monday's opening round at the Masters Series Madrid.

Four star players withdraw from Madrid

MADRID, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Four of the world's top-six players have pulled out of next week's Madrid Masters event, including No. 1 Roger Federer and No. 2 Andy Roddick.

Federer, Novak advance at Swiss Indoors

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Roger Federer easily dispatched his Swiss Davis Cup captain, Marc Rosset, 6-1, 6-3, Tuesday in the second round of the $1.2 million Swiss Indoors.

Grosjean, Kuerten advance at St. Petersbur

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sebastien Grosjean opened defense of his St. Petersburg Open crown Tuesday with a 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 7-5 victory in the first round at the $1 million event.
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The Madrid Open (currently sponsored by Mutua) is a tournament for male and female professional tennis players, currently held in Madrid, Spain. The event is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the Women's Tennis Association tour.

Ion Ţiriac the former Romanian ATP player and now billionaire businessman is the current owner of the tournament.

From 1990 through 2008, the tournament was classified as an ATP Masters Series event on the men's tour. The event was held in Essen, Germany in 1995 and Stockholm, Sweden from 1990 through 1994. When the tournament moved from Stockholm to Essen, the Stockholm Open continued as an ATP World Series tournament. From 1996 through 2001, the event was held in Stuttgart, Germany and from 2002 through 2008 at the Madrid Arena. The tournament was played from 1990 through 2008 on indoor hardcourts. In 2009, the surface became clay courts, the venue was changed to the Park Manzanares, and the tournament was expanded to include WTA professionals.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Madrid Masters."
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