2002 ATP Tour

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2002 ATP Tour
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Details
Duration 31 December 2001 – 11 November 2002
Edition 33rd
Tournaments 67
Achievements
Most tournament titles Australia Lleyton Hewitt (5)
United States Andre Agassi (5)
Most tournament finals Australia Lleyton Hewitt (7)
Prize money leader Australia Lleyton Hewitt ($4,619,386)
Points leader Australia Lleyton Hewitt (4,485)
Awards
Player of the year Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Doubles Team of the year The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Most improved player of the year Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Newcomer of the year France Paul-Henri Mathieu
Comeback player of the year Netherlands Richard Krajicek
2001
2003

The ATP Tour is the elite tour for professional tennis organised by the ATP. The ATP Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the Tennis Masters Cup, the ATP Masters Series, the International Series Gold and the International Series tournaments.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 2002 ATP Tour schedule.

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
ATP Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Tennis Masters Series
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series
Team events

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
31 December 2002 Hopman Cup
Australia Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 Spain
2–1
 United States
Round Robin losers (Group A)
 Australia
  Switzerland
 Argentina
Round Robin losers (Group B)
 Italy
 Belgium
 France
2002 AAPT Championships
Adelaide, Australia
International Series
$357,000
Hard
United Kingdom Tim Henman
6–4, 6–7(6–8), 6–3
Australia Mark Philippoussis Spain Alberto Martín
Morocco Hicham Arazi
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Sweden Thomas Endqvist
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
United States Todd Martin
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

7–5, 6–2
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
2002 Tata Open
Chennai, India
International Series
$400,000
Hard
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan Slovakia Karol Kučera
Romania Andrei Pavel
Czech Republic Jiří Vaněk
France Fabrice Santoro
Spain Álex Calatrava
Sweden Tomas Johansson
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes

5–7, 6–2, 7–5
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Ota Fukárek
2002 Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Doha, Qatar
International Series
$1,000,000
Hard
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Spain Félix Mantilla Germany Rainer Schüttler
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Spain Fernando Vicente
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
United States Donald Johnson
United States Jared Palmer

6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7 January 2002 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
International Series
$357,000
Hard
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
6–7(0–7), 6–4, 7–5
France Jérôme Golmard Switzerland Michel Kratochvil
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Argentina David Nalbandian
Spain Félix Mantilla
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

7–6(7–5), 7–6(9–7)
Argentina Martín García
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
2002 Adidas International
Sydney, Australia
International Series
$381,000
Hard
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–3, 6–3
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela Belarus Max Mirnyi
United States Andy Roddick
France Julien Boutter
France Nicolas Escudé
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
Chile Marcelo Ríos
United States Donald Johnson
United States Jared Palmer

6–4, 6–4
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Sandon Stolle
14 January
21 January
2002 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$4,290,000
Hard
Sweden Thomas Johansson
3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Russia Marat Safin Germany Tommy Haas
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Chile Marcelo Ríos
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Austria Stefan Koubek
Sweden Jonas Björkman
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

7–6(7–4), 6–3
France Michaël Llodra
France Santoro
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová

6–3, 6–2
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Paola Suárez
28 January 2002 Milan Indoor
Milan, Italy
International Series
$381,000
Carpet (indoor)
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–1
Switzerland Roger Federer France Nicolas Escudé
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Germany Karsten Braasch
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy

3–6, 7–6(7–5), 12–10
France Julien Boutter
Belarus Max Mirnyi

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 February Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round
France Metz, France – Hard (i)
Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic – Carpet (i)
Spain Zaragoza, Spain – Clay (i)
United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA – Hard (i)
Russia Moscow, Russia – Clay (i)
United Kingdom Birmingham, Great Britain – Carpet (i)
Croatia Zagreb, Croatia – Carpet (i)
Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay
First Round winners
 France 3–2
 Czech Republic 4–1
 Spain 3–2
 United States 5–0
 Russia 3–2
 Sweden 3–2
 Croatia 4–1
 Argentina 5–0
First Round losers
 Netherlands
 Brazil
 Morocco
 Slovakia
 Switzerland
 Great Britain
 Germany
 Australia
11 February 2002 Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
International Series
$381,000
Hard (indoor)
Germany Lars Burgsmüller
6–3, 6–3
Belgium Olivier Rochus Sweden Magnus Larsson
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
United States Cecil Mamiit
Belgium Christophe Rochus
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann

7–6(10–8), 7–5
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
2002 Open 13
Marseille, France
International Series
$451,000
Hard (indoor)
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–1
France Nicolas Escudé France Cédric Pioline
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
France Sébastien Grosjean
Switzerland Marc Rosset
France Arnaud Clément
France Nicolas Escudé

6–4, 6–3
France Julien Boutter
Belarus Max Mirnyi
2002 Bell South Open
Viña del Mar, Chile
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Chile Fernando González
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4)
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Chile Nicolás Massú
France Nicolas Coutelot
Brazil Flávio Saretta
Spain Albert Montañés
Austria Markus Hipfl
Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez

6–3, 6–4
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Luis Lobo
18 February 2002 Copa AT&T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Series
$425,000
Clay
Chile Nicolás Massú
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Argentina Agustín Calleri Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Spain Feliciano López
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Argentina Franco Squillari
Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina David Nalbandian
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez

3–6, 6–3, 10–4
Sweden Simon Aspelin
Australia Mark Kratzmann
2002 Kroger St. Jude
Memphis, USA
International Series Gold
$725,000
Hard (indoor)
United States Andy Roddick
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
United States James Blake United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Belgium Xavier Malisse
Germany Tommy Haas
Germany Rainer Schüttler
United States Todd Martin
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
United States Brian MacPhie
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nenad Zimonjić

6–3, 3–6, 10–4
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
2002 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
International Series Gold
$713,000
Hard (indoor)
France Nicolas Escudé
3–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4
United Kingdom Tim Henman France Sébastien Grosjean
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Switzerland Roger Federer
France Arnaud Clément
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Switzerland Ivo Heuberger
Switzerland Roger Federer
Belarus Max Mirnyi

4–6, 6–3, 10–4
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
25 February 2002 Abierto Mexicano Pegaso
Acapulco, Mexico
International Series Gold
$725,200
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–4)
Brazil Fernando Meligeni Spain Albert Montañés
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Spain Fernando Vicente
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Spain David Sánchez
Spain Francisco Clavet
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

6–1, 3–6, 10–2
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic David Rikl
2002 Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Series Gold
$925,000
Hard
France Fabrice Santoro
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui Sweden Thomas Johansson
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Germany Rainer Schüttler
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

3–6, 6–3, 13–11
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Sandon Stolle
2002 Siebel Open
San Jose, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
4–6, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
United States Andre Agassi United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Andy Roddick
United States Todd Martin
Australia Wayne Arthurs
United States James Blake
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

6–3, 4–6, 10–5
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
South Africa Robbie Koenig

March[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 March 2002 International Tennis Championships
Delray Beach, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
United States Andy Roddick France Antony Dupuis
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
France Michaël Llodra
Spain Feliciano López
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Brazil André Sá
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

6–4, 6–7(5–7), 10–5
South Africa David Adams
Australia Ben Ellwood
2002 Franklin Templeton Tennis Classic
Scottsdale, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 7–6(7–2)
Spain Juan Balcells Belgium Xavier Malisse
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Israel Noam Okun
Spain Carlos Moyà
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–5, 7–6(8–6)
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
11 March 2002 Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, USA
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
6–1, 6–2
United Kingdom Tim Henman United States Pete Sampras
United States Todd Martin
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–4, 6–4
Switzerland Roger Federer
Belarus Max Mirnyi
18 March
25 March
2002 NASDAQ-100 Open
Miami, USA
Masters Series
$3,575,000
Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Switzerland Roger Federer Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Russia Marat Safin
Romania Andrei Pavel
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–3, 3–6, 6–1
United States Donald Johnson
United States Jared Palmer

April[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 April Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinals
France Pau, France – Carpet (i)
United States Houston, United States – Grass
Russia Moscow, Russia – Clay (i)
Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay (Red)
Quarterfinal winners
 France 3–1
 United States 3–1
 Russia 4–1
 Argentina 4–1
Quarterfinal losers
 Czech Republic
 Spain
 Sweden
 Croatia
8 April 2002 Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
International Series
$400,000
Clay
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Argentina Guillermo Cañas France Julien Boutter
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Hungary Attila Sávolt
France Jean-René Lisnard
France Antony Dupuis
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
Australia Stephen Huss
South Africa Myles Wakefield

6–4, 6–2
Argentina Martín García
Argentina Luis Lobo
2002 Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
International Series
$525,000
Clay
Argentina David Nalbandian
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Finland Jarkko Nieminen Spain Carlos Moyà
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Russia Marat Safin
Germany Karsten Braasch
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy

6–3, 6–3
Sweden Simon Aspelin
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
15 April 2002 Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Clay
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
7–5, 6–3, 6–4
Spain Carlos Moyà United Kingdom Tim Henman
France Sébastien Grosjean
Russia Marat Safin
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Spain Albert Costa
Germany Tommy Haas
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

6–3, 3–6, 10–7
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
22 April 2002 Trofeo Conde de Godo
Barcelona, Spain
International Series Gold
$955,000
Clay
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
6–4, 6–0, 6–2
Spain Albert Costa Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Spain Alberto Martín
France Cédric Pioline
Spain Àlex Corretja
Australia Michael Hill
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

6–4, 6–4
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Gastón Etlis
2002 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Houston, USA
International Series
$400,000
Clay
United States Andy Roddick
7–6(11–9), 6–3
United States Pete Sampras Argentina Guillermo Coria
United States Andre Agassi
Australia Wayne Arthurs
United States James Blake
United States Todd Martin
Denmark Kristian Pless
United States Mardy Fish
United States Andy Roddick

6–4, 6–4
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Graydon Oliver
29 April 2002 Mallorca Open
Mallorca, Spain
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
6–2, 6–3
Finland Jarkko Nieminen Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Belgium Olivier Rochus
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Spain David Sánchez
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes

6–2, 6–4
Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann
2002 BMW Open
Munich, Germany
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
6–4, 6–4
Germany Rainer Schüttler Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Spain Francisco Clavet
France Julien Boutter
Germany Tommy Haas
Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek

6–0, 6–7(4–7), 11–9
Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

May[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 May 2002 Rome Masters
Rome, Italy
Masters Series
$2,578,000
Clay
United States Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–3, 6–0
Germany Tommy Haas United States Andy Roddick
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Spain Carlos Moyà
Spain Tommy Robredo
United States James Blake
Spain Albert Costa
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

7–5, 7–5
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
13 May 2002 Hamburg Masters
Hamburg, Germany
Masters Series
$2,578,000
Clay
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–1, 6–3, 6–4
Russia Marat Safin Spain Tommy Robredo
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Austria Stefan Koubek
France Julien Boutter
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
India Mahesh Bhupathi
United States Jan-Michael Gambill

6–2, 6–4
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
20 May 2002 World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany
World Team Cup
$2,100,000
Clay
 Argentina
3–0
 Russia  Spain
 Sweden
 Great Britain
 Germany
 France
 United States
2002 Internationaler Raiffeisen Grand Prix
St. Poelten, Austria
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
7–5, 6–4
Spain Fernando Vicente Brazil Flávio Saretta
Belgium Olivier Rochus
Austria Markus Hipfl
Spain Albert Montañés
Spain David Sánchez
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic David Rikl

7–5, 6–4
United States Mike Bryan
Australia Michael Hill
27 May
3 June
2002 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$5,268,535
Clay
Spain Albert Costa
6–1, 6–0, 4–6, 6–3
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero Spain Àlex Corretja
Russia Marat Safin
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Romania Andrei Pavel
United States Andre Agassi
France Sébastien Grosjean
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov

7–5, 6–4
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Cara Black

6–3, 6–3
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Russia Elena Bovina

June[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 June 2002 Gerry Weber Open
Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
International Series
$951,000
Grass
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Germany Nicolas Kiefer Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Switzerland Roger Federer
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Germany Alexander Popp
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Germany David Prinosil
Czech Republic David Rikl

4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
2002 Stella Artois Championships
Queen's Club, London, UK
International Series
$761,000
Grass
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
United Kingdom Tim Henman Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
United States Todd Martin
Australia Wayne Arthurs
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

7–5, 6–3
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
17 June 2002 Ordina Open
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
International Series
$381,000
Grass
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
France Arnaud Clément Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Spain Tommy Robredo
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
France Cédric Pioline
Switzerland Yves Allegro
Switzerland Roger Federer
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

7–6(8–6), 6–7(6–8), 6–4
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
United States Brian MacPhie
2002 Samsung Open
Nottingham, UK
International Series
$381,000
Grass
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
Australia Wayne Arthurs United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Switzerland Michel Kratochvil
Russia Andrei Stoliarov
Sweden Magnus Larsson
United Kingdom Arvind Parmar
France Fabrice Santoro
United States Mike Bryan
The Bahamas Mark Knowles

0–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
United States Donald Johnson
United States Jared Palmer
24 June
1 July
2002 Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon, London, UK
Grand Slam
$6,061,154
Grass
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Argentina David Nalbandian United Kingdom Tim Henman
Belgium Xavier Malisse
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Brazil André Sá
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

6–1, 6–2, 6–7(7–9), 7–5
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Russia Elena Likhovtseva

6–2, 1–6, 6–1
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová

July[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 July 2002 Swedish Open Båstad
Båstad, Sweden
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–3, 2–6, 7–5
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui Argentina Agustín Calleri
Spain Tommy Robredo
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
Sweden Magnus Norman
Spain Albert Portas
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

7–6(8–6), 6–4
Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Michael Hill
2002 Allianz Suisse Open
Gstaad, Switzerland
International Series
$600,000
Clay
Spain Àlex Corretja
6–3, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–3)
Argentina Gastón Gaudio Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Spain Galo Blanco
Switzerland Marc Rosset
Hungary Attila Sávolt
Spain David Sánchez
Australia Joshua Eagle
Czech Republic David Rikl

7–6(7–5), 6–4
Italy Massimo Bertolini
Italy Cristian Brandi
2002 Miller Lite Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, USA
International Series
$375,000
Grass
United States Taylor Dent
6–1, 4–6, 6–4
United States James Blake France Michaël Llodra
United States Robby Ginepri
United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Mardy Fish
Germany Alexander Popp
United Kingdom Martin Lee
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–5, 6–3
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Alexander Popp
15 July 2002 Energis Open
Amersfoort, Netherlands
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Spain Albert Costa Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Netherlands John van Lottum
Brazil André Sá
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Belgium Christophe Rochus
Spain Juan Balcells
South Africa Coetzee
South Africa Haggard

7–6(7–1), 6–3
Brazil
Brazil Simoni
2002 Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
International Series
$500,000
Clay
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
6–3, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Argentina Guillermo Cañas Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Spain Tommy Robredo
Spain Alberto Martín
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Romania Andrei Pavel
Australia Joshua Eagle
Czech Republic David Rikl

6–3, 6–4
South Africa David Adams
Argentina Gastón Etlis
2002 Croatia Open
Umag, Croatia
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–2, 6–3
Spain David Ferrer Croatia Zeljko Krajan
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Romania Victor Hănescu
Spain Fernando Vicente
Czech Republic František Čermák
Austria Julian Knowle

6–4, 6–4
Spain Albert Portas
Spain Fernando Vicente
22 July 2002 Generali Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
International Series Gold
$880,000
Clay
Spain Àlex Corretja
6–4, 6–1, 6–3
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Spain Albert Costa
Chile Nicolás Massú
Romania Andrei Pavel
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
South Africa Robbie Koenig
Japan Thomas Shimada

7–6(7–3), 6–4
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Spain Àlex Corretja
2002 Mercedes-Benz Cup
Los Angeles, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–4
United States Jan-Michael Gambill United States Andy Roddick
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Belgium Xavier Malisse
France Michaël Llodra
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
France Sébastien Grosjean
Germany Nicolas Kiefer

6–4, 6–4
United States Justin Gimelstob
France Michaël Llodra
2002 Idea Prokom Open
Sopot, Poland
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Argentina José Acasuso
2–6, 6–1, 6–3
Argentina Franco Squillari Hungary Attila Sávolt
Spain Carlos Moyà
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Belgium Christophe Rochus
Czech Republic Jan Vacek
Italy Stefano Galvani
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl

7–5, 7–5
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
Australia Nathan Healey
29 July 2002 Canada Masters
Toronto, Canada
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
6–4, 7–5
United States Andy Roddick Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Germany Tommy Haas
France Sébastien Grosjean
Argentina David Nalbandian
France Fabrice Santoro
Russia Marat Safin
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

4–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–3
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

August[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 August 2002 Cincinnati Masters
Cincinnati, USA
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
Spain Carlos Moyà
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Australia Lleyton Hewitt Chile Fernando González
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
United States Andre Agassi
United States Andy Roddick
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Australia Wayne Arthurs
United States James Blake
United States Todd Martin

7–5, 6–3
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
12 August 2002 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, USA
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–4
Spain Félix Mantilla Germany Tommy Haas
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
France Sébastien Grosjean
France Arnaud Clément
France Arnaud di Pasquale
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 6–4
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
2002 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., USA
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
United States James Blake
1–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan United States Andre Agassi
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Spain Àlex Corretja
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

3–6, 6–3, 7–5
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
19 August 2002 TD Waterhouse Cup
Long Island, USA
International Series
$480,000
Hard
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
5–7, 6–2, 6–2
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela Germany Tommy Haas
Spain Àlex Corretja
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
United States Mardy Fish
India Mahesh Bhupathi
United States Mike Bryan

6–3, 6–4
Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
26 August
2 September
2002 U.S. Open
Flushing, New York, United States
Grand Slam
$7,129,000
Hard
United States Pete Sampras
6–3, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
United States Andre Agassi Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Belarus Max Mirnyi
United States Andy Roddick
Chile Fernando González
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
United States Mike Bryan
United States Lisa Raymond

7–6(11–9), 7–6(7–1)
United States Bob Bryan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

September[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 September 2002 Open Romania
Bucharest, Romania
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Spain David Ferrer
6–3, 6–2
Argentina José Acasuso Romania Andrei Pavel
Spain David Sánchez
Spain Juan Giner
Argentina Franco Squillari
Spain Galo Blanco
France Arnaud di Pasquale
Germany Jens Knippschild
Sweden Peter Nyborg

6–3, 6–3
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Argentina Andrés Schneiter
2002 Brasil Open
Costa do Sauipe, Brazil
International Series
$571,000
Hard
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
6–7(4–7), 7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Argentina Guillermo Coria Paraguay Ramón Delgado
United States Cecil Mamiit
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Brazil André Sá
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Argentina Agustín Calleri
United States Scott Humphries
The Bahamas Mark Merklein

6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil André Sá
2002 President's Cup
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
International Series
$550,000
Hard
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(8–6), 7–5
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Russia Marat Safin
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Denmark Kristian Pless
Germany Tommy Haas
South Africa David Adams
South Africa Robbie Koenig

6–2, 7–5
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
16 September Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinals
France Paris, France – Clay
Russia Moscow, Russia – Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
 France 3–2
 Russia 3–2
Semifinal losers
 United States
 Argentina
23 September 2002 Salem Open
Hong Kong, China
International Series
$400,000
Hard
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–3, 1–6, 7–6(7–4)
Spain Carlos Moyà Sweden Jonas Björkman
France Jérôme Golmard
Spain Feliciano López
Spain Francisco Clavet
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
France Antony Dupuis
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Graydon Oliver

6–7(2–7), 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
2002 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
International Series
$381,000
Clay
Chile Fernando González
5–7, 6–3, 6–1
Argentina José Acasuso Chile Marcelo Ríos
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Spain David Sánchez
Peru Luis Horna
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Spain Alberto Martín
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Luis Lobo

6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
30 September 2002 Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
4–6, 6–2, 6–0
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken Russia Marat Safin
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Switzerland Roger Federer
Germany Rainer Schüttler
France Nicolas Escudé
France Cyril Saulnier
Switzerland Roger Federer
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–4, 7–6(7–0)
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Sandon Stolle
2002 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
7–6(10–8), 6–3
Sweden Magnus Norman Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
United States Vincent Spadea
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
France Antony Dupuis
Spain Feliciano López
Sweden Magnus Larsson
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Chris Haggard

7–6(7–4), 6–4
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Graydon Oliver

October[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 October 2002 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
International Series
$761,000
Carpet (indoor)
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten France Arnaud Clément
Denmark Kristian Pless
Russia Marat Safin
France Sébastien Grosjean
Sweden Jonas Björkman
France Nicolas Escudé
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–3)
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
2002 CA Tennis Trophy
Vienna, Austria
International Series Gold
$765,000
Hard (indoor)
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4
Czech Republic Jiří Novák Romania Andrei Pavel
Spain Carlos Moyà
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
United States James Blake
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Sandon Stolle

6–4, 6–3
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
14 October 2002 Madrid Masters
Madrid, Spain
Masters Series
$2,578,000
Hard (indoor)
United States Andre Agassi
W/O
Czech Republic Jiří Novák France Fabrice Santoro
France Sébastien Grosjean
Switzerland Roger Federer
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Argentina Agustín Calleri
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–3, 5–7, 6–0
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
21 October 2002 Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
Argentina David Nalbandian
6–4, 6–3, 6–2
Chile Fernando González Switzerland Roger Federer
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Andy Roddick
France Arnaud Clément
Spain Félix Mantilla
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–6(7–1), 7–5
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
2002 St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Hard (indoor)
France Sébastien Grosjean
7–5, 6–4
Russia Mikhail Youzhny Slovakia Karol Kučera
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Romania Andrei Pavel
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
South Africa David Adams
United States Jared Palmer

7–6(10–8), 6–3
Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze
Russia Marat Safin
2002 If Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
International Series
$650,000
Hard (indoor)
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
6–7(2–7), 6–0, 6–3, 6–2
Chile Marcelo Ríos Spain Tommy Robredo
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
France Fabrice Santoro
Sweden Andreas Vinciguerra
Chile Nicolás Massú
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley
28 October 2002 Paris Masters
Paris, France
Masters Series
$2,828,000
Carpet (indoor)
Russia Marat Safin
7–6(7–4), 6–0, 6–4
Australia Lleyton Hewitt Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Spain Carlos Moyà
Switzerland Roger Federer
United States Andy Roddick
France Nicolas Escudé
United States Andre Agassi
France Nicolas Escudé
France Fabrice Santoro

6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
France Cédric Pioline

November[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Round Robin
4 November
No tournaments scheduled.
11 November 2002 Tennis Masters Cup
Shanghai, China
Tennis Masters Cup
$3,700,000
Hard (indoor)
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
7–5, 7–5, 2–6, 2–6, 6–4
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero Spain Carlos Moyà
Switzerland Roger Federer
Spain Albert Costa
Russia Marat Safin
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Sweden Thomas Johansson
United States Andre Agassi
18 November
No tournaments scheduled.
25 November Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
France Paris, France – Clay (i)
 Russia 3–2  France

Statistical Information[edit]

List of players and titles won (Grand Slam and Masters Cup titles in bold), listed in order of most titles won:

The following players won their first title:

Titles won by nation:

  • Spain Spain 10 (Acapulco, Monte Carlos Masters, French Open, Båstad, Gstaad, Umag, Kitzbühel, Cincinnati Masters, Bucharest and Hong Kong)
  • United States United States 10 (Memphis, Scottsdale, Miami Masters, Houston, Rome Masters, Newport, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., US Open and Madrid Masters)
  • Argentina Argentina 8 (Chennai, Estoril, Barcelona, Mallorca, Amersfoort, Sopot, Canada Masters and Basel)
  • Australia Australia 5 (San Jose, Indian Wells Masters, London Queen's Club, Wimbledon and Masters Cup)
  • France France 5 (Rotterdam, Dubai, Moscow, Lyon and St. Petersburg)
  • Russia Russia 4 (Halle, Stuttgart, Tashkent and Paris Masters)
  • Chile Chile 3 (Viña del Mar, Buenos Aires and Palermo)
  • Morocco Morocco 3 (Doha, Casablanca and Munich)
  • Sweden Sweden 3 (Australian Open, Marseille and Nottingham)
  • Switzerland Switzerland 3 (Sydney, Hamburg Masters and Vienna)
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom 3 (Adelaide, Auckland and Indianapolis)
  • Italy Italy 2 (Milan and Delray Beach)
  • Thailand Thailand 2 (Long Island and Stockholm)
  • Brazil Brazil 1 (Costa do Sauipe)
  • Denmark Denmark 1 (Tokyo)
  • Ecuador Ecuador 1 (St. Poelten)
  • Germany Germany 1 (Copenhagen)
  • Netherlands Netherlands 1 ('s-Hertogenbosch)

ATP entry rankings[edit]

Singles[edit]

ATP Rankings

As of 17 December 2001[1]
Rk Name Nation Points
1 Lleyton Hewitt  AUS 4,365
2 Gustavo Kuerten  BRA 3,855
3 Andre Agassi  USA 3,520
4 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS 3,090
5 Juan Carlos Ferrero  ESP 3,040
6 Sébastien Grosjean  FRA 2,790
7 Patrick Rafter  AUS 2,785
8 Tommy Haas  GER 2,285
9 Tim Henman  GBR 2,100
10 Pete Sampras  USA 1,940
11 Marat Safin  RUS 1,920
12 Goran Ivanišević  CRO 1,761
13 Roger Federer   SUI 1,745
14 Andy Roddick  USA 1,573
15 Guillermo Cañas  ARG 1,572
16 Àlex Corretja  ESP 1,525
17 Arnaud Clément  FRA 1,475
18 Thomas Johansson  SWE 1,375
19 Carlos Moyà  ESP 1,310
20 Albert Portas  ESP 1,220
Final rankings as of (16 December 2002)[2]
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Lleyton Hewitt  AUS 4,485 1 1 Steady
2 Andre Agassi  USA 3,395 2 10 Increase 1
3 Marat Safin  RUS 2,845 2 11 Increase 8
4 Juan Carlos Ferrero  ESP 2,740 2 11 Increase 1
5 Carlos Moyà  ESP 2,630 5 32 Increase 14
6 Roger Federer   SUI 2,590 6 14 Increase 7
7 Jiří Novák  CZE 2,335 5 29 Increase 22
8 Tim Henman  GBR 2,215 4 11 Increase 1
9 Albert Costa  ESP 2,070 6 42 Increase 31
10 Andy Roddick  USA 2,045 9 17 Increase 4
11 Tommy Haas  GER 2,020 2 11 Decrease 3
12 David Nalbandian  ARG 1,775 12 48 Increase 35
13 Pete Sampras  USA 1,735 10 17 Decrease 3
14 Thomas Johansson  SWE 1,725 7 18 Increase 4
15 Guillermo Cañas  ARG 1,725 12 20 Steady
16 Paradorn Srichaphan  THA 1,646 16 120 Increase 104
17 Sébastien Grosjean  FRA 1,640 4 18 Decrease 11
18 Fernando González  CHI 1,636 17 140 Increase 121
19 Àlex Corretja  ESP 1,555 16 31 Decrease 3
20 Sjeng Schalken  NED 1,525 15 34 Increase 6

Retirements[edit]

Following is a list of notable players (winners of a main tour title, and/or part of the ATP Rankings top 100 (singles) or top 50 (doubles) for at least one week) who announced their retirement from professional tennis, became inactive (after not playing for more than 52 weeks), or were permanently banned from playing, during the 2002 season:

  •  MAR Karim Alami (born May 24, 1973 in Casablanca, Morocco) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 25 in 2000. He earned two career singles titles and one doubles title. He played his last career match in Trani, Italy in August against Potito Starace.[3]
  •  ESP Sergi Bruguera (born 16 January 1971, in Barcelona, Spain) He turned professional in 1988 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 3. He won the French Open in 1993 and 1994 and was a semifinalist at the year-end finals in 1994. He won a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics. In doubles, he earned 3 titles and achieved a career-high ranking of world no. 49, reaching the quarterfinals of the US Open. He played his last career match in Segovia in July against Lovro Zovko.[4]
  •  SWE Magnus Gustafsson (born 3 January 1967 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden) He turned professional in 1986 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 10 in 1991. He reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1994 and earned 14 career titles. His last match was in Stockholm in October 2001 against Jan Vacek.[5]
  •  FRA Cédric Pioline (born 15 June 1969 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) He turned professional in 1989 and reached a career-high ranking of no. 5. He was a finalist at the US Open in 1993 and at Wimbledon in 1997. He also won one Masters 1000 in Monte Carlo in 2000. He played his last match in October in Basel against Tim Henman.[6]
  •  AUS Patrick Rafter (born 28 December 1972) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a ranking of world no. 1 in 1999. He won the US Open in 1997 and 1998 and was a finalist at Wimbledon and a semifinalist at the Australian Open and French Open. He won 11 career ATP titles. He played his last match at in Davis Cup competition in November 2001 against France.[7]
  •  USA Pete Sampras (born August 12, 1971 in Lake Sherwood, California) Sampras debuted on the professional tour in 1988 and played his last top-level tournament in 2002 when he won the US Open, defeating rival Andre Agassi in the final. He was the year-end world no. 1 for six consecutive years (1993–1998) and won seven Wimbledon singles championships.
  •  NED Jan Siemerink (born 14 April 1970 in Rijnsburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands) He turned professional in 1989 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 14 in 1998. He reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1998 and earned four career singles titles. In doubles, he was ranked no. 16 in 1996 and earned 10 career titles. He played his last match in Valencia, Spain in May partnering Dennis van Scheppingen.[8]

References[edit]

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