2002 BNP Paribas Masters

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2002 BNP Paribas Masters
Date October 28 – November 3
Edition 31st
Russia Marat Safin
France Nicolas Escudé / France Fabrice Santoro

The 2002 BNP Paribas Masters was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 31st edition of the Paris Masters and was part of the Tennis Masters Series of the 2002 ATP Tour. It took place at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris in France from October 28 through November 3, 2002.

The singles draw was headlined by ATP No. 1, San Jose, Indian Wells, Queen's, Wimbledon champion and Cincinnati finalist Lleyton Hewitt, Scottsdale, Miami, Rome and Los Angeles winner Andre Agassi and Australian Open, Hamburg runner-up and 2000 Paris champion Marat Safin. Other top seeds were Hong Kong and Monte Carlo winner Juan Carlos Ferrero, Madrid finalist Jiří Novák, Tim Henman, Sébastien Grosjean and Roger Federer.


Men's Singles[edit]

Russia Marat Safin defeated Australia Lleyton Hewitt 7–6 (7–4), 6–0, 6–4

  • It was Safin's only title of the year and the 12th of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Nicolas Escudé / France Fabrice Santoro defeated Brazil Gustavo Kuerten / France Cédric Pioline 6–3, 7–6 (8–6)

  • It was Escudé's 3rd title of the year and the 5th of his career. It was Santoro's 2nd title of the year and the 13th of his career.

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