2001 Verizon Tennis Challenge – Doubles

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2001 Verizon Tennis Challenge
2000 champions   South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
Champions   India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
Runners-up   United States Rick Leach
Australia David Macpherson
Final score   6–3, 7–6 (9–7)
Events
Singles   Doubles

Ellis Ferreira and Rick Leach were the defending champions but they competed with different partners that year, Ferreira with Grant Stafford and Leach with David Macpherson.

Ferreira and Stafford lost in the semifinals to Leach and Macpherson.

Leach and Macpherson lost in the final 6–3, 7–6 (9–7) against Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. United States Rick Leach / Australia David Macpherson (Final)
  2. United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan (Semifinals)
  3. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / South Africa Grant Stafford (Semifinals)
  4. India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes (Champions)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
1  United States R Leach
 Australia D Macpherson
6 3 6  
   South Africa J Coetzee
 South Africa B Haygarth
3 6 3     1  United States R Leach
 Australia D Macpherson
6 6    
Q  Austria J Knowle
 Switzerland L Manta
6 6     Q  Austria J Knowle
 Switzerland L Manta
3 3    
WC  United States D Flach
 United States A Janasik
3 3         1  United States R Leach
 Australia D Macpherson
77 2 77  
3  South Africa E Ferreira
 South Africa G Stafford
7 6         3  South Africa E Ferreira
 South Africa G Stafford
65 6 64  
WC  United States L Jensen
 United States M Jensen
5 2       3  South Africa E Ferreira
 South Africa G Stafford
7 6  
   Germany K Braasch
 Germany J Knippschild
6 69 4      South Africa C Haggard
 Netherlands J Siemerink
5 3    
   South Africa C Haggard
 Netherlands J Siemerink
4 711 6       1  United States Rick Leach
 Australia David Macpherson
3 67  
   Japan T Shimada
 United States E Taino
6 6         4  India Mahesh Bhupathi
 India Leander Paes
6 79  
   Italy A Gaudenzi
 Argentina S Roitman
4 0          Japan T Shimada
 United States E Taino
2 4    
WC  United States P Goldstein
 United States A Roddick
4 4     4  India M Bhupathi
 India L Paes
6 6    
4  India M Bhupathi
 India L Paes
6 6         4  India M Bhupathi
 India L Paes
7 77  
   Argentina G Etlis
 Argentina M Rodríguez
7 6         2  United States B Bryan
 United States M Bryan
5 62    
   Australia P Kilderry
 Australia P Tramacchi
5 4          Argentina G Etlis
 Argentina M Rodríguez
7 63 4
   United States J Thomas
 United States J Waite
4 3     2  United States B Bryan
 United States M Bryan
5 77 6  
2  United States B Bryan
 United States M Bryan
6 6    

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