- Third seed Sam Querrey and fourth seed John Isner both suffered losses in Nice. Querrey fell to Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the quarter-finals, while Isner was beaten in the 2nd Rd by Robin Haase.
- French wild card Gael Monfils built on his momentum from a Challenger win the week before to reach the final, but was eventually beaten by Albert Montanes. Monfils dropped to a 4-14 finals record.
Andujar’s Good Run
- Fresh from reaching his first Masters 1000 semi-final in Madrid, Pablo Andujar knocked out Lleyton Hewitt and second seed Gilles Simon to reach the Nice semi-finals, losing to Gael Monfils.