The 2011 Paris Open is officially called the BNP Paribas Masters due to title sponsorship naming rights. Paris is the 9th and final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament of the year. Paris is an especially important tournament because it provides the last chance for the top players to qualify for the year-end championships – the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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The Paris Open is held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy on indoor hard courts called Acrylic on Wood, making it the only Masters 1000 tournament held indoors. In the final three days of the event, the centre court has a 14,502 seating capacity. The total prize money for 2011 is € 2,750,000 and this tournament was first held in 1986.
This tournament is one of the “BIG 14” MAJOR prestigious events and runs from Saturday 5 November through to Men’s Singles Final on Sunday 13 November. The 2010 singles champion was Robin SODERLING who defeated Gael MONFILS of France in the final 6-1, 7-6 (7-1) to win € 450,000 and 1,000 ATP ranking points.