2003 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships

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2003 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date:   September 29 – October 5
Edition:   31st
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Women's Singles
Russia Maria Sharapova
Men's Doubles
United States Justin Gimelstob / Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Women's Doubles
Russia Maria Sharapova / Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
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The 2003 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo in Japan that was part of the International Series Gold of the 2003 ATP Tour and of Tier III of the 2003 WTA Tour. The tournament ran from September 29 through October 5, 2003.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Rainer Schüttler defeated France Sébastien Grosjean 7–6(7–5), 6–2

  • It was Schüttler's 1st title of the year and the 4th of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Russia Maria Sharapova defeated Hungary Anikó Kapros 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)

  • It was the 1st title of Sharapova's career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Justin Gimelstob / Germany Nicolas Kiefer defeated United States Scott Humphries / The Bahamas Mark Merklein 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Gimelstob's only title of the year and the 10th of his career. It was Kiefer's only title of the year and the 9th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Russia Maria Sharapova / Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn defeated United States Ansley Cargill / United States Ashley Harkleroad 7–6(7–1), 6–0

  • It was Sharapova's 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career. It was Tanasugarn's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of her career.

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