2001 Paris Masters

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2001 Paris Masters
Date 29 October – 5 November
Edition 30th
Category Tennis Masters Series
Draw 48S / 24D
Prize money $2,450,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location Paris, France
Venue Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Champions
Singles
France Sébastien Grosjean [1]
Doubles
South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach [2]
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The 2001 Paris Masters was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 30th edition of the Paris Masters and was part of the Tennis Masters Series of the 2001 ATP Tour. It took place at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from 29 October through 5 November 2001.

The singles draw was headlined by ATP No. 1, Buenos Aires, Acapulco, Monte Carlo, French Open, Stuttgart, Cincinnati champion, Rome and Indianapolis finalist Gustavo Kuerten, Sydney, Queen's, 's-Hertogenbosch, US Open, Tokyo champion Lleyton Hewitt and Dubai, Estoril, Barcelona and Rome champion Juan Carlos Ferrero. Other top seeds were Marseille, Moscow, Tashkent, St. Petersburg winner and defending champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Marat Safin, Sébastien Grosjean, Tommy Haas and Tim Henman.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France Sébastien Grosjean defeated Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 6–4

  • It was Grosjean's only title of the year and the 3rd of his career. It was also his 1st and only Masters Series title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Ferreira's 2nd title of the year and the 17th of his career. It was Leach's 3rd title of the year and the 43rd of his career.

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