2001 Tennis Masters Cup – Singles

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Singles
2001 Tennis Masters Cup
Champion Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Runner-up France Sébastien Grosjean
Final score 6–3, 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

The Masters Cup was held in Australia for the first time with the tournament taking place at the 17,000 seat Sydney Superdome.

Gustavo Kuerten was the defending champion but was eliminated in the round robin stage.

Lleyton Hewitt won in the final 6–3, 6–3, 6–4 against Sébastien Grosjean, and in doing so secured the year-end World No. 1 ranking for the first time.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (Round Robin)
  2. Australia Lleyton Hewitt (Champion)
  3. United States Andre Agassi (Round Robin)
  4. Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero (Semifinals)
  5. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Patrick Rafter (Round Robin)
  7. France Sébastien Grosjean (Final)
  8. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Round Robin)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
  5  Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 4 2    
7  France Sébastien Grosjean 6 6    
  7  France Sébastien Grosjean 3 3 4    
  2  Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6 6    
2  Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6 6  
  4  Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 3 3    

Rosewall Group[edit]

  Brazil Kuerten Spain Ferrero Russia Kafelnikov Croatia Ivanišević RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 6–7(3–7), 2–6 2–6, 6–4, 3–6 2–6, 7–6(7–2), 4–6 0–3 2–6 32–47 4
4 Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 7–6(7–3), 6–2 6–4, 1–6, 6–7(5–7) 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5) 2–1 5–2 40–37 2
5 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 4–6, 6–3 4–6, 6–1, 7–6(7–5) 6–3, 6–4 3–0 6–2 45–31 1
8 Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6–2, 6–7(2–7), 6–4 6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7) 3–6, 4–6 1–2 2–5 37–39 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Newcombe Group[edit]

  Australia Hewitt United States Agassi Australia Rafter France Grosjean RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 Australia Lleyton Hewitt 6–3, 6–4 7–5, 6–2 3–6, 6–2, 6–3 3–0 6–1 40–25 1
3 United States Andre Agassi 3–6, 4–6 6–2, 6–4 3–6, 4–6 1–2 2–4 26–30 3
6 Australia Patrick Rafter 5–7, 2–6 2–6, 4–6 6–7(4–7), 3–6 0–3 0–6 22–38 4
7 France Sébastien Grosjean 6–3, 2–6, 3–6 6–3, 6–4 7–6(7–4), 6–3 2–1 5–2 36–31 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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