2000 Gelsor Open Romania

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2000 Gelsor Open Romania
Date September 11 – September 17
Edition 8th
Category ATP International Series 2
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $375,000
Champions
Singles
Spain Joan Balcells
Doubles
Spain Alberto Martín / Israel Eyal Ran
← 1999 · Gelsor Open Romania · 2001 →

The 2000 Gelsor Open Romania was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Arenele BNR in Bucharest in Romania and was part of the International Series of the 2000 ATP Tour. The tournament ran from September 11 through September 17, 2000.

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ARG Mariano Puerta 18 1
 MAR Karim Alami 33 2
 AUT Stefan Koubek 45 3
 ESP Francisco Clavet 46 4
 SWE Magnus Gustafsson 52 5
 ESP Alberto Martín 62 6
 ESP Albert Portas 70 7
 ESP Álex Calatrava 73 8
  • 1 Rankings were as of August 28, 2000.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ESP Tomás Carbonell  ARG Martín García 70 1
 ARG Pablo Albano  ARG Lucas Arnold Ker 90 2
 RUS Andrei Olhovskiy  CZE Cyril Suk 96 3
 RSA Chris Haggard  BEL Tom Vanhoudt 117 4
  • Rankings were as of August 28, 2000.

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Joan Balcells defeated Germany Markus Hantschk 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–1)

  • It was Balcells' only title of the year and also of his career.[1]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Spain Alberto Martín / Israel Eyal Ran defeated United States Devin Bowen / Argentina Mariano Hood 7–6(7–4), 6–1

  • It was Martín's only title of the year and the 3rd of his career (singles and doubles combined). It was Ran's only title of the year and the also of his career.

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