2001 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships – Men's Singles

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2001 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Champion   Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Runner-up   Switzerland Michel Kratochvil
Final score   6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women

Sjeng Schalken was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Michel Kratochvil.

Lleyton Hewitt won in the final 6–4, 6–2 against Kratochvil.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6    
   United States James Blake 4 0    
  1  Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6  
  5  Switzerland Michel Kratochvil 4 2  
   Slovakia Karol Kučera 0 3  
  5  Switzerland Michel Kratochvil 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Australia L Hewitt 6 6    
   United Kingdom J Delgado 4 4          Germany M-K Goellner 2 2    
   Germany M-K Goellner 6 6         1  Australia L Hewitt 6 6    
Q  United States J Thomas 3 2         15  United States M Russell 1 1    
   United States C Mamiit 6 6          United States C Mamiit 6 4 3
   South Africa N Godwin 4 61       15  United States M Russell 3 6 6  
15  United States M Russell 6 77         1  Australia L Hewitt 4 6 6
11  Chile N Massú 6 6         8  Spain F Clavet 6 4 2
   Netherlands E Kempes 4 4       11  Chile N Massú 6 77    
   South Korea Y-I Yoon 3 1          Czech Republic T Zíb 3 64    
   Czech Republic T Zíb 6 6         11  Chile N Massú 3 4  
   France N Thomann 3 1         8  Spain F Clavet 6 6    
   Germany T Behrend 6 6          Germany T Behrend 67 2  
    8  Spain F Clavet 79 6    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4  Sweden J Björkman 6 6    
Q  Japan M Onoda 4 4       WC  Japan H Kondo 1 3    
WC  Japan H Kondo 6 6         4  Sweden J Björkman 1 5    
   United States J Blake 6 6            United States J Blake 6 7    
WC  Japan Y Ishii 3 4          United States J Blake 77 7  
Q  Czech Republic R Zitko 2 77 1     14  Australia W Arthurs 64 5    
14  Australia W Arthurs 6 63 6          United States J Blake 4 6 6
10  Israel H Levy 6 6         7  Chile M Ríos 6 4 1
Q  Japan S Iwabuchi 3 3       10  Israel H Levy 5 0    
Q  Thailand D Udomchoke 6 4 6     Q  Thailand D Udomchoke 7 6    
   United Kingdom B Cowan 2 6 3       Q  Thailand D Udomchoke 3 2  
   Zimbabwe B Black 6 6         7  Chile M Ríos 6 6    
   United States E Taino 4 1          Zimbabwe B Black 2 5  
    7  Chile M Ríos 6 7    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    6  United States M Chang 6 6    
   Germany A Pretzsch 63 77 6        Germany A Pretzsch 3 4    
   Thailand P Srichaphan 77 65 1       6  United States M Chang 63 2    
   Armenia S Sargsian 6 6         WC  Japan T Suzuki 77 6    
   Brazil A Sá 2 3          Armenia S Sargsian 5 6 4
WC  Japan T Suzuki 5 6 6     WC  Japan T Suzuki 7 4 6  
12  Australia A Ilie 7 2 4       WC  Japan T Suzuki 3 3  
16  Paraguay R Delgado 6 6            Slovakia K Kučera 6 6  
WC  Japan G Motomura 4 4       16  Paraguay R Delgado 4 4    
   Slovakia K Kučera 6 4 6        Slovakia K Kučera 6 6    
   Brazil A Simoni 3 6 1          Slovakia K Kučera 6 6  
   United Kingdom M Lee 4 2         3  Germany R Schüttler 2 2    
   Sweden M Larsson 6 6          Sweden M Larsson 3 5  
    3  Germany R Schüttler 6 7    
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  Switzerland M Kratochvil 77 1 6  
   Czech Republic O Fukárek 6 77          Czech Republic O Fukárek 63 6 4  
Q  Czech Republic D Vacek 2 63         5  Switzerland M Kratochvil 6 6    
   South Korea H-T Lee 713 6         9  Germany L Burgsmüller 3 2    
   Germany M Hantschk 611 4          South Korea H-T Lee 6 3 5
   France M Llodra 63 6 2     9  Germany L Burgsmüller 3 6 7  
9  Germany L Burgsmüller 77 2 6       5  Switzerland M Kratochvil 6 6  
13  Spain Á Calatrava 3 1         2  Netherlands S Schalken 3 4  
   Switzerland I Heuberger 6 6          Switzerland I Heuberger 3 6 6  
Q  Israel N Behr 6 6       Q  Israel N Behr 6 4 4  
WC  Japan T Terachi 2 1            Switzerland I Heuberger 2 2  
   Georgia (country) I Labadze 77 3 5       2  Netherlands S Schalken 6 6    
   Germany C Vinck 63 6 7        Germany C Vinck 3 4  
    2  Netherlands S Schalken 6 6    
 

References[edit]