2003 ATP Tour

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2003 ATP Tour
Andy Roddick at China.jpg
Details
Duration 30 December 2002 – 8 November 2003
Edition 34th
Tournaments 68
Achievements
Most tournament titles Switzerland Roger Federer (7)
Most tournament finals Switzerland Roger Federer (9)
Prize money leader Switzerland Roger Federer ($4,000,680)
Points leader United States Andy Roddick (4,535)
Awards
Player of the year United States Andy Roddick
Doubles Team of the year United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
Most improved player of the year Germany Rainer Schüttler
Newcomer of the year Spain Rafael Nadal
Comeback player of the year Australia Mark Phillipoussis
2002
2004

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 2003 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
30 December 2002 Hopman Cup
Australia Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 United States
3–0
 Australia
Round Robin losers (Group A)
 Spain
 Uzbekistan
 Belgium
Round Robin losers (Group B)
 Czech Republic
 Italy
 Slovakia
2003 AAPT Championships
Adelaide, Australia
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
6–2, 7–6(3)
Belgium Kristof Vliegen Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Romania Adrian Voinea
United States Brian Vahaly
Spain Alberto Martín
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
France Antony Dupuis
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Chris Haggard

2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7)
Belarus Max Mirnyi
United States Jeff Morrison
2003 Tata Open
Chennai, India
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
6–3, 6–1
Slovakia Karol Kučera Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
France Jean-René Lisnard
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Germany Tomas Behrend
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann

7–6(1), 7–6(3)
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
2003 Qatar Open
Doha, Qatar
International Series
$1,000,000
Hard
Austria Stefan Koubek
6–4, 6–4
United States Jan-Michael Gambill Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Switzerland Roger Federer
Spain Fernando Vicente
France Fabrice Santoro
Sweden Andreas Vinciguerra
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

3–6, 6–1, 7–6(4)
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6 January 2003 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
6-3, 7–5
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý Spain Félix Mantilla
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Spain David Ferrer
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Austria Stefan Koubek
South Africa David Adams
South Africa Robbie Koenig

7–6(5), 3–6, 6–3
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
2003 Adidas International
Sydney, Australia
International Series
$380,000
Hard
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
4–6, 7–6(6), 7–6(4)
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Russia Marat Safin
Argentina Franco Squillari
United States Mardy Fish
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Nathan Healey

7–6(3), 6–4
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Australia Joshua Eagle
13 January
20 January
2003 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$10,591,690
Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
Germany Rainer Schüttler United States Andy Roddick
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Argentina David Nalbandian
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
France Sébastien Grosjean
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro

6–4, 3–6, 6–3
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Mixed Doubles:
India Leander Paes
United States Martina Navratilova

6–4, 7–5
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Greece Eleni Daniilidou
27 January 2003 Milan Open
Milan, Italy
International Series
$380,000
Carpet (indoor)
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
6–4, 5–7, 7–5
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Sweden Jonas Björkman
France Julien Varlet
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek

6–4, 7–6(4)
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 February Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round
Romania Bucharest, Romania – Carpet (i)
Netherlands Arnhem, Netherland – Carpet (i)
Australia Sydney, Australia – Clay (Red)
Sweden Helsingborg, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Croatia Zagreb, Croatia – Carpet (i)
Spain Seville, Spain – Clay (Red)
Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay (Red)
Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic – Clay (Red) (i)
First Round winners
 France 4–1
 Switzerland 3–2
 Australia 4–1
 Sweden 3–2
 Croatia 4–1
 Spain 5–01
 Argentina 5–0
 Russia 3–2
First Round losers
 Romania
 Netherlands
 Great Britain
 Brazil
 United States
 Belgium
 Germany
 Czech Republic
10 February 2003 Open 13
Marseille, France
International Series
$500,000
Hard (indoor)
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–2, 7–6(6)
Sweden Jonas Björkman Slovakia Karol Kučera
France Nicolas Escudé
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
Belgium Olivier Rochus
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
France Rodolphe Cadart
France Sébastien Grosjean
France Fabrice Santoro

6–1, 6–4
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
2003 Siebel Open
San Jose, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
United States Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–1
Italy Davide Sanguinetti United States James Blake
United States Justin Gimelstob
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
United States Vincent Spadea
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov

7–5, 4–6, 6–3
United States Paul Goldstein
United States Robert Kendrick
2003 Bell South Open
Viña del Mar, Chile
International Series
$345,000
Clay
Spain David Sánchez
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Chile Marcelo Ríos Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Spain Albert Montañés
Spain Félix Mantilla
Argentina Agustín Calleri
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Czech Republic Jiří Vaněk
Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Mariano Hood

6–3, 1–6, 6–4
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
17 February 2003 Copa AT&T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Series
$380,000
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Argentina Guillermo Coria Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Peru Luis Horna
Spain Félix Mantilla
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Argentina David Nalbandian
Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto

6–2, 6–2
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina David Nalbandian
2003 Kroger St. Jude International
Memphis, USA
International Series Gold
$690,000
Hard (indoor)
United States Taylor Dent
6–1, 6–4
United States Andy Roddick United States Brian Vahaly
United States Vincent Spadea
United States Robby Ginepri
Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
United States Mardy Fish
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–2, 7–6(3)
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
2003 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
Belarus Max Mirnyi
7–6(3), 6–4
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter France Sébastien Grosjean
Switzerland Roger Federer
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
France Nicolas Escudé
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley

7–6(3), 6–2
Switzerland Roger Federer
Belarus Max Mirnyi
24 February 2003 Abierto Mexicano Telefonica Movistar
Acapulco, Mexico
International Series Gold
$690,000
Clay
Argentina Agustín Calleri
7–5, 3–6, 6–3
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta Spain Félix Mantilla
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Spain Carlos Moyà
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Chile Fernando González
Peru Iván Miranda
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–3, 6–3
Spain David Ferrer
Spain Fernando Vicente
2003 Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
Slovakia Karol Kučera
7–6(4), 6–4
Belgium Olivier Rochus Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Germany Tomas Behrend
Slovakia Karol Beck
Switzerland Michel Kratochvil
Sweden Magnus Norman
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

7–5, 5–7, 6–2
Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann
2003 Dubai Tennis Open
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Hard
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–1, 7–6(2)
Czech Republic Jiří Novák Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Spain Tommy Robredo
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Spain Feliciano López
India Leander Paes
Czech Republic David Rikl

6–3, 6–0
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

March[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 March 2003 International Tennis Championships
Delray Beach, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
6–0, 7–6(5)
United States Mardy Fish Chile Marcelo Ríos
United States Robert Kendrick
Spain Alberto Martín
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
Brazil Flávio Saretta
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
India Leander Paes
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić

7–5, 3–6, 7–5
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
2003 Franklin Templeton Tennis Classic
Scottsdale, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 6–4
Australia Mark Philippoussis United States Taylor Dent
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Spain Àlex Corretja
Spain David Sánchez
Argentina David Nalbandian
United States James Blake
United States James Blake
The Bahamas Mark Merklein

6–4, 6–7(2), 7–6(5)
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Australia Mark Philippoussis
10 March 2003 Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, USA
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
6–1, 6–1
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten United States Vincent Spadea
Germany Rainer Schüttler
United States Robby Ginepri
United States Brian Vahaly
United States James Blake
United States Andy Roddick
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov

3–6, 7–5, 6–4
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
17 March
24 March
2003 NASDAQ-100 Open
Miami, USA
Masters Series
$3,250,000
Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–3
Spain Carlos Moyà Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Spain Albert Costa
United States Robby Ginepri
United States Todd Martin
Switzerland Roger Federer
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Switzerland Roger Federer
Belarus Max Mirnyi

7–5, 6–3
India Leander Paes
Czech Republic David Rikl
31 March Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinals
France Toulouse, France – Hard (i)
Sweden Malmö, Sweden – Hard (i)
Spain Valencia, Spain – Clay (Red)
Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay (Red)
Quarterfinal winners
 Switzerland 3–2
 Australia 5–0
 Spain 5–0
 Argentina 5–0
Quarterfinal losers
 France
 Sweden
 Croatia
 Russia

April[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 April 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
International Series
$400,000
Clay
France Julien Boutter
6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui Morocco Hicham Arazi
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Chile Nicolás Massú
France Olivier Mutis
Argentina Federico Browne
Brazil Flávio Saretta
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl

6–3, 7–5
United States Devin Bowen
Australia Ashley Fisher
2003 Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
International Series
$525,000
Clay
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
6–4, 6–3
Argentina Agustín Calleri Spain Tommy Robredo
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Spain Galo Blanco
Chile Fernando González
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Spain Feliciano López
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–1, 6–2
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood
14 April 2003 Monte Carlo Masters
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–2, 6–2
Argentina Guillermo Coria United States Vincent Spadea
Spain Carlos Moyà
Spain Alberto Martín
Italy Filippo Volandri
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
France Julien Boutter
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–4, 3–6, 7–6(6)
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
21 April 2003 Open Seat Godo
Barcelona, Spain
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
5–7, 6–2, 6–2, 3–0 ret.
Russia Marat Safin Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Argentina Agustín Calleri
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Spain Tommy Robredo
Russia Nikolay Davydenko
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

6–4, 6–3
South Africa Chris Haggard
South Africa Robbie Koenig
2003 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Houston, USA
International Series
$400,000
Clay
United States Andre Agassi
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Andy Roddick Austria Jürgen Melzer
France Olivier Mutis
Brazil Ricardo Mello
United States Mardy Fish
United States James Blake
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–4, 6–3
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Graydon Oliver
28 April 2003 BMW Open
Munich, Germany
International Series
$400,000
Clay
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–1, 6–4
Finland Jarkko Nieminen Austria Stefan Koubek
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett

6–3, 7–5
Australia Joshua Eagle
United States Jared Palmer
2003 CAM Open Comunidad Valenciana
Valencia, Spain
International Series
$400,000
Clay
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–2, 6–4
Belgium Christophe Rochus Brazil Flávio Saretta
Spain Fernando Vicente
Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Chile Nicolás Massú
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood

6–1, 6–7(7), 6–4
United States Brian MacPhie
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić

May[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 May 2003 Telecom Italia Masters
Rome, Italy
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
Spain Félix Mantilla
7–5, 6–2, 7–6(8)
Switzerland Roger Federer Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
Italy Filippo Volandri
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley

6–1, 6–3
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
12 May 2003 Hamburg Masters
Hamburg, Germany
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
Argentina Guillermo Coria
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Argentina Agustín Calleri Argentina David Nalbandian
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Chile Fernando González
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Belgium Olivier Rochus
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–4, 7–6(10)
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
19 May 2003 ARAG World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany
World Team Cup
$1,850,000
Clay
 Chile
2–1
 Czech Republic  Australia
 Argentina
 Spain
 United States
 Germany
 Sweden
2003 Internationaler Raiffeisen Grand Prix
St. Poelten, Austria
International Series
$380,000
Clay
United States Andy Roddick
6–3, 6–2
Russia Nikolay Davydenko Spain David Sánchez
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Croatia Mario Ančić
Brazil Flávio Saretta
France Antony Dupuis
Sweden Simon Aspelin
Italy Massimo Bertolini

6–4, 6–7(8), 6–3
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić
26 May
2 June
2003 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$7,202,717
Clay
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Netherlands Martin Verkerk Spain Albert Costa
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Spain Tommy Robredo
Chile Fernando González
Spain Carlos Moyà
United States Andre Agassi
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–6(3), 6–3
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Mixed Doubles:
United States Mike Bryan
United States Lisa Raymond

6–3, 6–4
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Russia Elena Likhovtseva

June[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 June 2003 Gerry Weber Open
Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
International Series
$800,000
Grass
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–1, 6–3
Germany Nicolas Kiefer Russia Mikhail Youzhny
France Arnaud Clément
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Slovakia Karol Kučera
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

6–3, 6–4
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
2003 Stella Artois Championships
Queen's Club, London, UK
International Series
$800,000
Grass
United States Andy Roddick
6–3, 6–3
France Sébastien Grosjean United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Andre Agassi
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
France Antony Dupuis
United States Taylor Dent
Belgium Xavier Malisse
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

5–7, 6–4, 7–6(3)
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
16 June 2003 Ordina Open
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
International Series
$380,000
Grass
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
6–3, 6–4
France Arnaud Clément Czech Republic Jan Vacek
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Spain Fernando Vicente
Spain Tommy Robredo
Netherlands John van Lottum
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

7–5, 7–6(4)
United States Johnson
India Leander Paes
2003 Samsung Open
Nottingham, UK
International Series
$380,000
Grass
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
6–3, 6–2
United States Mardy Fish Morocco Hicham Arazi
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
Germany Alexander Popp
United States Taylor Dent
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–6(3), 4–6, 7–6(4)
Australia Joshua Eagle
United States Jared Palmer
23 June
30 June
2003 Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon, London, UK
Grand Slam
$7,229,233
Grass
Switzerland Roger Federer
7–6(5), 6–2, 7–6(3)
Australia Mark Philippoussis United States Andy Roddick
France Sébastien Grosjean
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Germany Alexander Popp
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

3–6, 6–3, 7–6(4), 6–3
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Mixed Doubles:
India Leander Paes
United States Martina Navratilova

6–3, 6–3
Israel Andy Ram
Russia Anastassia Rodionova

July[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 July 2003 Synsam Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
International Series
$380,000
Clay
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
6–3, 6–4
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Spain Carlos Moyà
Spain Tommy Robredo
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Spain Rafael Nadal
Italy Filippo Volandri
Sweden Simon Aspelin
Italy Massimo Bertolini

6–7(3), 6–0, 6–4
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood
2003 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad
Gstaad, Switzerland
International Series
$550,000
Clay
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
5–7, 6–3, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
Switzerland Roger Federer Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Spain David Sánchez
Austria Stefan Koubek
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Germany Rainer Schüttler
India Leander Paes
Czech Republic David Rikl

6–3, 6–3
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
2003 Miller Lite Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, USA
International Series
$380,000
Grass
United States Robby Ginepri
6–4, 6–7(3), 6–1
Austria Jürgen Melzer France Gregory Carraz
United States Bob Bryan
United States Justin Gimelstob
Peru Iván Miranda
France Cyril Saulnier
United States Jeff Salzenstein
Australia Jordan Kerr
Australia David MacPherson

7–6(4), 6–3
Austria Julian Knowle
Austria Jürgen Melzer
14 July 2003 Priority Telecom Dutch Open
Amersfoort, Netherlands
International Series
$380,000
Clay
Chile Nicolás Massú
6–4, 7–6(3), 6–2
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter Spain Albert Montañés
Peru Luis Horna
Austria Markus Hipfl
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
Netherlands Dennis van Scheppingen
Spain Óscar Hernández
United States Devin Bowen
Australia Ashley Fisher

6–0, 6–4
South Africa Chris Haggard
Brazil André Sá
2003 Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
International Series Gold
$765,000
Clay
Argentina Guillermo Coria
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
Spain Tommy Robredo Chile Fernando González
Spain Feliciano López
Germany Tomas Behrend
Italy Filippo Volandri
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Czech Republic Tomáš Cibulec
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
21 July 2003 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, USA
International Series
$600,000
Hard
United States Andy Roddick
7–6(2), 6–4
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
France Nicolas Thomann
Belgium Xavier Malisse
United States Robby Ginepri
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Australia Scott Draper
Croatia Mario Ančić
Israel Andy Ram

2–6, 7–6(3), 7–5
United States Diego Ayala
United States Robby Ginepri
2003 Generali Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
International Series Gold
$925,000
Clay
Argentina Guillermo Coria
6–1, 6–4, 6–2
Chile Nicolás Massú Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Spain Feliciano López
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk

6–4, 6–4
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Austria Alexander Peya
2003 Croatia Open
Umag, Croatia
International Series
$400,000
Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Italy Filippo Volandri Spain Rafael Nadal
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Spain David Ferrer
Sweden Magnus Norman
Spain Alberto Martín
Chile Fernando González
Spain Álex López Morón
Spain Rafael Nadal

6–3, 6–1
Australia Todd Perry
Japan Thomas Shimada
28 July 2003 Mercedes-Benz Cup
Los Angeles, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Australia Lleyton Hewitt Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
United States Vincent Spadea
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
France Sébastien Grosjean
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Travis Parrott

6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Australia Joshua Eagle
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
2003 Idea Prokom Open
Sopot, Poland
International Series
$500,000
Clay
Argentina Guillermo Coria
7–5, 6–1
Spain David Ferrer Peru Luis Horna
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
France Olivier Mutis
Sweden Andreas Vinciguerra
Spain Galo Blanco
Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski

6–4, 6–7(7), 6–3
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
2003 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., USA
International Series
$600,000
Hard
United Kingdom Tim Henman
6–3, 6–4
Chile Fernando González United States Andre Agassi
United States Andy Roddick
United States James Blake
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
United States Mardy Fish
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Armenia Sargis Sargsian

7–5, 4–6, 6–2
South Africa Chris Haggard
Australia Paul Hanley

August[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 August 2003 Canada Masters
Montreal, Canada
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
United States Andy Roddick
6–1, 6–3
Argentina David Nalbandian Germany Rainer Schüttler
Switzerland Roger Federer
United States Andre Agassi
Spain Feliciano López
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Slovakia Karol Kučera
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–3, 7–6(4)
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
11 August 2003 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
Cincinnati, USA
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
United States Andy Roddick
4–6, 7–6(3), 7–6(4)
United States Mardy Fish Belarus Max Mirnyi
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Argentina David Nalbandian
United States Robby Ginepri
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

7–5, 7–6(5)
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley
18 August 2003 TD Waterhouse Cup
Long Island, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
6–2, 6–4
United States James Blake Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
United States Jeff Morrison
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
South Africa Robbie Koenig
Argentina Rodríguez

6–3, 7–6(4)
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
25 August
1 September
2003 US Open
Flushing, New York, United States
Grand Slam
$7,129,000
Hard
United States Andy Roddick
6–3, 7–6(2), 6–3
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero United States Andre Agassi
Argentina David Nalbandian
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

5–7, 6–0, 7–5
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
Mixed Doubles:
United States Bob Bryan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

5–7, 7–5, 7–6(5)
Canada Daniel Nestor
Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya

September[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 September 2003 BCR Open Romania
Bucharest, Romania
International Series
$380,000
Clay
Spain David Sánchez
6–2, 6–2
Chile Nicolás Massú Argentina José Acasuso
Romania Răzvan Sabău
Netherlands John van Lottum
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Romania Victor Hănescu
Germany Karsten Braasch
Armenia Sargis Sargsian

7–6(7), 6–2
Sweden Simon Aspelin
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
2003 Brasil Open
Costa do Sauipe, Brazil
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
6–2, 6–4
Germany Rainer Schüttler Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Paraguay Ramón Delgado
Brazil Ricardo Mello
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
United States Vincent Spadea
Australia Todd Perry
Japan Thomas Shimada

6–2, 6–4
United States Scott Humphries
The Bahamas Mark Merklein
15 September Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinals
Australia Melbourne, Australia – Hard
Spain Málaga, Spain – Clay (Red)
Semifinal winners
 Australia 3–2
 Spain 3–2
Semifinal losers
 Switzerland
 Argentina
22 September 2003 Thailand Open
Bangkok, Thailand
International Series
$550,000
Hard
United States Taylor Dent
6–3, 7–6(5)
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
France Gregory Carraz
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Spain Carlos Moyà
France Nicolas Thomann
Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram

6–3, 7–6(4)
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
2003 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
International Series
$380,000
Clay
Chile Nicolás Massú
1–6, 6–2, 7–6(0)
France Paul-Henri Mathieu Peru Luis Horna
Spain Alberto Martín
Spain Albert Montañés
Spain Óscar Hernández
Argentina Franco Squillari
Argentina Diego Veronelli
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood

7–6(6), 6–7(3), 6–3
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
2003 Heineken Open Shanghai
Shanghai, China
International Series
$380,000
Hard
Australia Mark Philippoussis
6–2, 6–1
Czech Republic Jiří Novák Australia Wayne Arthurs
Sweden Robin Söderling
Sweden Magnus Norman
Croatia Ivo Karlović
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
Australia Scott Draper
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley

6–2, 6–4
China Shao Xuan Zeng
China Ben-Qiang Zhu
29 September 2003 Open de Moselle
Metz, France
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
France Arnaud Clément
6–3, 1–6, 6–3
Chile Fernando González Romania Andrei Pavel
France Fabrice Santoro
Spain Tommy Robredo
Spain David Ferrer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
Germany Alexander Popp
France Julien Benneteau
France Nicolas Mahut

7–6(2), 6–3
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
2003 Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
United States Taylor Dent
7–6(5), 6–4
Armenia Sargis Sargsian France Paul-Henri Mathieu
United States Vincent Spadea
Russia Igor Andreev
Switzerland Marc Rosset
Austria Stefan Koubek
Argentina Agustín Calleri
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–3, 7–5
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
2003 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
International Series Gold
$690,000
Hard
Germany Rainer Schüttler
7–6(5), 6–2
France Sébastien Grosjean France Cyril Saulnier
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Australia Scott Draper
Australia Mark Philippoussis
South Korea Hyung-Taik Lee
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Justin Gimelstob
Germany Nicolas Kiefer

6–7(6), 6–3, 7–6(4)
United States Scott Humphries
The Bahamas Mark Merklein

October[edit]


Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 October 2003 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
International Series
$800,000
Carpet (indoor)
Germany Rainer Schüttler
7–5, 6–3
France Arnaud Clément Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Belgium Xavier Malisse
United States Robby Ginepri
France Fabrice Santoro
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram

6–1, 6–3
France Julien Benneteau
France Nicolas Mahut
2003 CA Tennis Trophy
Vienna, Austria
International Series Gold
$765,000
Hard (indoor)
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–3, 6–3, 6–3
Spain Carlos Moyà Belarus Max Mirnyi
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Spain Feliciano López
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Switzerland Yves Allegro
Switzerland Roger Federer

7–6(7), 7–5
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi
13 October 2003 Madrid Masters
Madrid, Spain
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard (indoor)
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Chile Nicolás Massú Switzerland Roger Federer
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
Spain Feliciano López
France Sébastien Grosjean
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Belarus Max Mirnyi

6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
20 October 2003 Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
Argentina Guillermo Coria
W/O
Argentina David Nalbandian United States Andy Roddick
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Belgium Olivier Rochus
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Spain Feliciano López
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6–4, 6–2
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood
2003 St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
6–4, 6–3
Armenia Sargis Sargsian Germany Rainer Schüttler
Spain Àlex Corretja
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Germany Lars Burgsmüller
United States Vincent Spadea
France Sébastien Grosjean
Austria Julian Knowle
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić

7–6(1), 6–3
Germany Michael Kohlmann
Germany Rainer Schüttler
2003 If Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
International Series
$650,000
Hard (indoor)
United States Mardy Fish
7–5, 3–6, 7–6(4)
Sweden Robin Söderling Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Joachim Johansson
Croatia Mario Ančić
United States Robby Ginepri
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge

6–3, 6–4
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley
27 October 2003 BNP Paribas Masters
Paris, France
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Carpet (indoor)
United Kingdom Tim Henman
6–2, 7–6(6), 7–6(2)
Romania Andrei Pavel Czech Republic Jiří Novák
United States Andy Roddick
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Switzerland Roger Federer
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Paul Hanley

6–3, 1–6, 6–3
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Round Robin
3 November
No tournaments scheduled.
10 November 2003 Tennis Masters Cup
Houston, USA
Tennis Masters Cup
$4,450,000
Hard
Switzerland Roger Federer
6–3, 6–0, 6–4
United States Andre Agassi Germany Rainer Schüttler
United States Andy Roddick
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Spain Carlos Moyà
Argentina David Nalbandian
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

6–7(6), 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(3), 6–4
France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
17 November
No tournaments scheduled.
24 November Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
Australia Melbourne, Australia – Grass
 Australia 3–1  Spain

Statistical Information[edit]

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

The following players won their first title:

Titles won by nation:

  •  United States 16 (Australian Open, San Jose, Memphis, Delray Beach, Miami Masters, Houston, St. Poelten, London Queen's Club, Newport, Indianapolis, Canada Masters, Cincinnati Masters, US Open, Bangkok, Moscow and Stockholm)
  • Spain Spain 10 (Viña del Mar, Buenos Aires, Monte Carlos Masters, Barcelona, Valencia, Rome Masters, French Open, Umag, Bucharest and Madrid Masters)
  • Argentina Argentina 7 (Acapulco, Hamburg Masters, Båstad, Stuttgart, Kitzbühel, Sopot and Basel)
  • Switzerland Switzerland 7 (Marseille, Dubai, Munich, Halle, Wimbledon , Vienna and Masters Cup)
  • Australia Australia 3 (Scottsdale, Indian Wells Masters and Shanghai)
  • Netherlands Netherlands 3 (Milan, 's-Hertogenbosch and Costa do Sauipe)
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom 3 (Nottingham, Washington, D.C. and Paris Masters)
  • Brazil Brazil 2 (Auckland and St. Petersburg)
  • Chile Chile 2 (Amersfoort and Palermo)
  • France France 2 (Casablanca and Metz)
  • Germany Germany 2 (Tokyo and Lyon)
  • Russia Russia 2 (Adelaide and Estoril)
  • Thailand Thailand 2 (Chennai and Long Island)
  • Austria Austria 1 (Doha)
  • Belarus Belarus 1 (Rotterdam)
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic 1 (Gstaad)
  • Slovakia Slovakia 1 (Copenhagen)
  • South Africa South Africa 1 (Los Angeles)
  • South Korea South Korea 1 (Sydney)

ATP entry rankings[edit]

Singles[edit]

ATP Rankings

As of 16 December 2002[1]
Rk Name Nation Points
1 Lleyton Hewitt  AUS 4,485
2 Andre Agassi  USA 3,395
3 Marat Safin  RUS 2,845
4 Juan Carlos Ferrero  ESP 2,740
5 Carlos Moyà  ESP 2,630
6 Roger Federer   SUI 2,590
7 Jiří Novák  CZE 2,335
8 Tim Henman  GBR 2,215
9 Albert Costa  ESP 2,070
10 Andy Roddick  USA 2,045
11 Tommy Haas  GER 2,020
12 David Nalbandian  ARG 1,775
13 Pete Sampras  USA 1,735
14 Thomas Johansson  SWE 1,725
15 Guillermo Cañas  ARG 1,725
16 Paradorn Srichaphan  THA 1,646
17 Sébastien Grosjean  FRA 1,640
18 Fernando González  CHI 1,636
19 Àlex Corretja  ESP 1,555
20 Sjeng Schalken  NED 1,525
Final rankings as of (15 December 2003)[2]
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Andy Roddick  USA 4,535 1 10 Increase 9
2 Roger Federer   SUI 4,375 2 6 Increase 4
3 Juan Carlos Ferrero  ESP 4,205 1 4 Increase 1
4 Andre Agassi  USA 3,425 1 5 Decrease 2
5 Guillermo Coria  ARG 3,330 4 45 Increase 40
6 Rainer Schüttler  GER 3,205 6 38 Increase 27
7 Carlos Moyà  ESP 2,280 4 7 Decrease 2
8 David Nalbandian  ARG 2,060 8 21 Increase 4
9 Mark Philippoussis  AUS 1,615 9 104 Increase 71
10 Sébastien Grosjean  FRA 1,610 9 20 Increase 7
11 Paradorn Srichaphan  THA 1,595 9 16 Increase 5
12 Nicolás Massú  CHI 1,559 12 105 Increase 44
13 Jiří Novák  CZE 1,510 7 18 Decrease 6
14 Younes El Aynaoui  MAR 1,480 14 26 Increase 8
15 Tim Henman  GBR 1,480 8 40 Decrease 7
16 Gustavo Kuerten  BRA 1,470 13 37 Increase 21
17 Lleyton Hewitt  AUS 1,450 1 18 Decrease 16
18 Sjeng Schalken  NED 1,445 11 20 Increase 2
19 Martin Verkerk  NED 1,425 14 90 Increase 67
20 Mardy Fish  USA 1,300 19 84 Increase 64

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 2008 season:

  • Michael Chang (born February 22, 1972 in Hoboken, New Jersey) He turned professional in 1988 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 2. He won the French Open in 1989 and was a finalist at the Australian Open and the US Open, as well as the year-end finals. In all, he won 34 career titles. He played his final career match at the US Open against Fernando González.[3]
  • Francisco Clavet (born October 24, 1968 in Aranjuez, Spain) He turned professional in 1988 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 18 in 1992. He earned eight singles titles and played his last match in Segovia in July against Nicolas Mahut.[4]
  • Fernando Meligeni (born April 12, 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 25 in 1999. He reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 1999 and earned three career singles titles. In doubles, he was ranked no. 34 in 1997 and earned seven career titles.
  • Andrea Gaudenzi (born 30 July 1973 in Faenza, Italy) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 18 in 1995. He earned three career singles titles and two doubles titles. His last match was in San Marino in August against Federico Browne.[5]
  • Paul Haarhuis (born 19 February 1966 in Eindhoven, Netherlands) He turned professional in 1989 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 18. He reached the quarterfinals at the US Open and earned one career singles title. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 1 in 1994 and won all four Grand Slam tournaments, the French open three times. He played his last career match at Wimbledon partnering Yevgeny Kafelnikov.[6]
  • Yevgeny Kafelnikov (born 18 February 1974 in Sochi, Soviet Union) He turned professional in 1992 and reached the world no. 1 ranking in 1999. He won two Grand Slam singles titles, the 1996 French Open and the 1999 Australian Open. He also won four Grand Slam doubles titles, and the men's singles gold medal at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. He also helped Russia win the Davis Cup in 2002. He is the last man to have won both the men's singles and doubles titles at the same Grand Slam tournament, the 1996 French Open. He played his last match in St. Petersburg in October against Mikhail Youzhny.[7]
  • Richard Krajicek (born 6 December 1971 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) He turned professional in 1989 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 4 in 1999. He won Wimbledon in 1996 and was a semifinalist at the Australian and French Opens. He earned 17 career ATP titles. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 45 and won three career titles, also reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open. His last career ATP match was in 's-Hertogenbusch in June against Olivier Mutis.[8]
  • Alex O'Brien (born 7 March 1970 in Amarillo, Texas) He turned professional in 1992 and reached his career-high singles ranking of world no. 30 in 1997. He earned one career singles ATP title. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 1 in 2000 and won the US Open in 1999. He was a finalist at the Australian Open in 1996 and 1997 and a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon in 1999 and 2000. His last career match was in Torrance, California in October partnering Kevin Kim.[9]
  • Sandon Stolle (born 13 July 1970 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a career-high singles ranking of no. 50 and doubles ranking of no. 2 in 2001. He earned 22 career titles in doubles and won the US Open in 1998, partnering Cyril Suk. He was a finalist at the US Open (1995), French Open (2000), and Wimbledon (2000), each time losing the final match to the "Woodies". His last match was at the Australian Open partnering Andrew Florent.[10]
  • Daniel Vacek (born 1 April 1971 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high singles ranking of no. 26 in 1996. In doubles, he was ranked no. 3 in 1997 and earned 25 career titles. He won the French Open in 1996 and 1997 and the US Open in 1997. He was also a quarterfinalist at the Australian Open in 1999. He played his last match at Wimbledon partnering Jim Thomas.[11]
  • Adrian Voinea (born 6 August 1974 in Focşani, Romania) He turned professional in 1993 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 36 in 1996. He reached the quarterfinals at the French Open in 1995 and earned one career ATP title. He played his last match in Sopot in July against Olivier Mutis.[12]

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