Friday, August 14, 2009

Rogers Cup Marks 30 Years In Montreal

Andy Roddick defeated Spain's Fernando Verdasco (seen here) 7-6 (2), 4-6, 7-6 (5) at the Rogers Cup Men's Tennis on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at Uniprix Tennis Stadium at Jarry Park. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, Montreal Gazette


The most prestigious tennis event in Canada celebrates 30 years this week with a roster of the world's top men's players.

Airing on TSN Monday through Friday, Aug. 10-14, and on CBC Television Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16, the Rogers Cup will feature Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Andy Roddick, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon, Gael Monfils and Tommy Haas from among the top players in the ATP rankings, vying for US$2.615 million in total prize money on the hard courts at Montreal's Uniprix Stadium.

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More News On The Rogers Cup

Top eight seeds advance -- Montreal Gazette
World's top eight make quarter-finals for first time at Rogers Cup -- Canadian Press
Roger Federer hails consistency of world's best as top eight make up quarter-final draw -- The Telegraph
Federer completes top eight party at Montreal -- Reuters
Carefree Nadal dances his way into quarters at Montreal -- Reuters
Federer, Nadal into Montreal ATP quarters -- AFP
Rafa's knees pass test, carry him to quarters -- Toronto Sun
Murray eases through to last eight in Montreal -- CNN

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