2001 Mercedes Cup – Doubles

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2001 Mercedes Cup
2000 Champions   Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
Champions   Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Runners-up   Australia Michael Hill
United States Jeff Tarango
Final score   4–6, 7–6 (7–1), 6–4
Events
Singles   Doubles

Jiří Novák and David Rikl were the defending champions but lost in the second round to Tomás Carbonell and Nicolás Lapentti.

Guillermo Cañas and Rainer Schüttler won in the final 4–6, 7–6 (7–1), 6–4 against Michael Hill and Jeff Tarango.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. All eight seeded teams received byes to the second round.

  1. Czech Republic Jiří Novák / Czech Republic David Rikl (Second Round)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Pála / Czech Republic Pavel Vízner (Quarterfinals)
  3. Australia Joshua Eagle / Australia Andrew Florent (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Michael Hill / United States Jeff Tarango (Final)
  5. Argentina Pablo Albano / Argentina Lucas Arnold (Semifinals)
  6. South Africa Chris Haggard / Belgium Tom Vanhoudt (Semifinals)
  7. Spain Juan Balcells / Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Quarterfinals)
  8. South Africa Marius Barnard / Czech Republic Cyril Suk (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
         
4  Australia Michael Hill
 United States Jeff Tarango
6 61 4
WC  Argentina Guillermo Cañas
 Germany Rainer Schüttler
4 77 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Czech Republic J Novák
 Czech Republic D Rikl
7 3 3  
   Spain T Carbonell
 Ecuador N Lapentti
6 6          Spain T Carbonell
 Ecuador N Lapentti
5 6 6  
   Brazil J Oncins
 Argentina D Orsanic
0 2            Spain T Carbonell
 Ecuador N Lapentti
1 6 4  
   Netherlands S Groen
 Germany M Kohlmann
3 4         5  Argentina P Albano
 Argentina L Arnold
6 3 6  
   Sweden S Aspelin
 Australia A Kratzmann
6 6          Sweden S Aspelin
 Australia A Kratzmann
3 6 3
    5  Argentina P Albano
 Argentina L Arnold
6 3 6  
      5  Argentina P Albano
 Argentina L Arnold
60 4  
      4  Australia M Hill
 United States J Tarango
77 6  
    4  Australia M Hill
 United States J Tarango
6 6    
   Spain J I Carrasco
 Uzbekistan V Kutsenko
6 6          Spain J I Carrasco
 Uzbekistan V Kutsenko
4 3    
WC  Germany P Petzschner
 Germany S Stadler
4 4         4  Australia M Hill
 United States J Tarango
4 6 77
   Germany M-K Goellner
 Russia A Olhovskiy
3 2         7  Spain J Balcells
 Russia Y Kafelnikov
6 4 62  
   France A Clément
 Slovakia D Hrbatý
6 6          France A Clément
 Slovakia D Hrbatý
     
    7  Spain J Balcells
 Russia Y Kafelnikov
w/o      
 

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    6  South Africa C Haggard
 Belgium T Vanhoudt
0 77 6  
WC  Germany L Burgsmüller
 Sweden A Vinciguerra
3 6 3     WC  Spain A Costa
 Spain A Martín
6 64 3  
WC  Spain A Costa
 Spain A Martín
6 3 6       6  South Africa C Haggard
 Belgium T Vanhoudt
4 77 6  
WC  Morocco H Arazi
 France J Boutter
3 4         3  Australia J Eagle
 Australia A Florent
6 64 1  
   Republic of Macedonia A Kitinov
 Sweden J Landsberg
6 6          Republic of Macedonia A Kitinov
 Sweden J Landsberg
63 5  
    3  Australia J Eagle
 Australia A Florent
77 7    
      6  South Africa C Haggard
 Belgium T Vanhoudt
4 61  
      WC  Argentina G Cañas
 Germany R Schüttler
6 77  
    8  South Africa M Barnard
 Czech Republic C Suk
4 5    
WC  Argentina G Cañas
 Germany R Schüttler
6 6       WC  Argentina G Cañas
 Germany R Schüttler
6 7    
WC  Argentina G Coria
 Argentina G Gaudio
1 4         WC  Argentina G Cañas
 Germany R Schüttler
7 2 6
   Germany M Hilpert
 South Africa D Roberts
4 2         2  Czech Republic P Pála
 Czech Republic P Vízner
5 6 2  
   Austria J Knowle
 Switzerland L Manta
6 6          Austria J Knowle
 Switzerland L Manta
3 4  
    2  Czech Republic P Pála
 Czech Republic P Vízner
6 6    
 

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