2001 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
2001 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Champion Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Runner-up Switzerland Michel Kratochvil
Final score 6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Sjeng Schalken was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Michel Kratochvil.

Lleyton Hewitt won in the final 6–4, 6–2 against Kratochvil.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. Australia Lleyton Hewitt (Champion)
  2. Netherlands Sjeng Schalken (Quarterfinals)
  3. Germany Rainer Schüttler (Third Round)
  4. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Third Round)
  5. Switzerland Michel Kratochvil (Final)
  6. United States Michael Chang (Third Round)
  7. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  8. Spain Francisco Clavet (Quarterfinals)
  9. Germany Lars Burgsmüller (Third Round)
  10. Israel Harel Levy (Second Round)
  11. Chile Nicolás Massú (Third Round)
  12. Australia Andrew Ilie (First Round)
  13. Spain Álex Calatrava (First Round)
  14. Australia Wayne Arthurs (Second Round)
  15. United States Michael Russell (Third Round)
  16. Paraguay Ramón Delgado (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6  
  United States James Blake 4 0  
1 Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6  
5 Switzerland Michel Kratochvil 4 2  
  Slovakia Karol Kučera 0 3  
5 Switzerland Michel Kratochvil 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia L Hewitt 6 6  
  United Kingdom J Delgado 4 4     Germany M-K Goellner 2 2  
  Germany M-K Goellner 6 6   1 Australia L Hewitt 6 6  
Q United States J Thomas 3 2   15 United States M Russell 1 1  
  United States C Mamiit 6 6     United States C Mamiit 6 4 3
  South Africa N Godwin 4 61   15 United States M Russell 3 6 6
15 United States M Russell 6 77   1 Australia L Hewitt 4 6 6
11 Chile N Massú 6 6   8 Spain F Clavet 6 4 2
  Netherlands E Kempes 4 4   11 Chile N Massú 6 77  
  South Korea Y-I Yoon 3 1     Czech Republic T Zíb 3 64  
  Czech Republic T Zíb 6 6   11 Chile N Massú 3 4  
  France N Thomann 3 1   8 Spain F Clavet 6 6  
  Germany T Behrend 6 6     Germany T Behrend 67 2  
8 Spain F Clavet 79 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Sweden J Björkman 6 6  
Q Japan M Onoda 4 4   WC Japan H Kondo 1 3  
WC Japan H Kondo 6 6   4 Sweden J Björkman 1 5  
  United States J Blake 6 6     United States J Blake 6 7  
WC Japan Y Ishii 3 4     United States J Blake 77 7  
Q Czech Republic R Zitko 2 77 1 14 Australia W Arthurs 64 5  
14 Australia W Arthurs 6 63 6   United States J Blake 4 6 6
10 Israel H Levy 6 6   7 Chile M Ríos 6 4 1
Q Japan S Iwabuchi 3 3   10 Israel H Levy 5 0  
Q Thailand D Udomchoke 6 4 6 Q Thailand D Udomchoke 7 6  
  United Kingdom B Cowan 2 6 3 Q Thailand D Udomchoke 3 2  
  Zimbabwe B Black 6 6   7 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
  United States E Taino 4 1     Zimbabwe B Black 2 5  
7 Chile M Ríos 6 7  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United States M Chang 6 6  
  Germany A Pretzsch 63 77 6   Germany A Pretzsch 3 4  
  Thailand P Srichaphan 77 65 1 6 United States M Chang 63 2  
  Armenia S Sargsian 6 6   WC Japan T Suzuki 77 6  
  Brazil A Sá 2 3     Armenia S Sargsian 5 6 4
WC Japan T Suzuki 5 6 6 WC Japan T Suzuki 7 4 6
12 Australia A Ilie 7 2 4 WC Japan T Suzuki 3 3  
16 Paraguay R Delgado 6 6     Slovakia K Kučera 6 6  
WC Japan G Motomura 4 4   16 Paraguay R Delgado 4 4  
  Slovakia K Kučera 6 4 6   Slovakia K Kučera 6 6  
  Brazil A Simoni 3 6 1   Slovakia K Kučera 6 6  
  United Kingdom M Lee 4 2   3 Germany R Schüttler 2 2  
  Sweden M Larsson 6 6     Sweden M Larsson 3 5  
3 Germany R Schüttler 6 7  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Switzerland M Kratochvil 77 1 6
  Czech Republic O Fukárek 6 77     Czech Republic O Fukárek 63 6 4
Q Czech Republic D Vacek 2 63   5 Switzerland M Kratochvil 6 6  
  South Korea H-T Lee 713 6   9 Germany L Burgsmüller 3 2  
  Germany M Hantschk 611 4     South Korea H-T Lee 6 3 5
  France M Llodra 63 6 2 9 Germany L Burgsmüller 3 6 7
9 Germany L Burgsmüller 77 2 6 5 Switzerland M Kratochvil 6 6  
13 Spain Á Calatrava 3 1   2 Netherlands S Schalken 3 4  
  Switzerland I Heuberger 6 6     Switzerland I Heuberger 3 6 6
Q Israel N Behr 6 6   Q Israel N Behr 6 4 4
WC Japan T Terachi 2 1     Switzerland I Heuberger 2 2  
  Georgia (country) I Labadze 77 3 5 2 Netherlands S Schalken 6 6  
  Germany C Vinck 63 6 7   Germany C Vinck 3 4  
2 Netherlands S Schalken 6 6  

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