2002 in tennis

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This page covers all the important events in the sport of tennis in 2002. Primarily, it provides the results of notable tournaments throughout the year on both the ATP and WTA Tours, the Davis Cup, and the Fed Cup.

Serena Williams triumphed in three top tennis contests in 2002: Wimbledon, the US Open, and the French Open. Other champions that year included Lleyton Hewitt at Wimbledon and in the Tennis Masters Cup; Pete Sampras in the US Open; Jennifer Capriati and Thomas Johansson in the Australian Open; Albert Costa in the French Open; and Kim Clijsters in the WTA Tour Championships. In international team competitions, the Russian men's team beat France to win the Davis Cup, and the Slovakian women's team beat Spain in the Fed Cup.

ITF[edit]

Grand Slam events[edit]

Australian Open[edit]

Main article: 2002 Australian Open

French Open[edit]

Main article: 2002 French Open

Wimbledon[edit]

US Open[edit]

Davis Cup[edit]

World Group Draw

  First round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
20–22 September
Final
29 November-1 December
                                     
Metz, France (indoor clay)
S   France 3  
Pau, Pyrénées-AtlantiquesPau, France (indoor carpet)
  Netherlands 2  
  S   France 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)
    Czech Republic 1  
  Czech Republic 4
Paris, France (clay)
S   Brazil 1  
  S   France 3  
Zaragoza, Spain (indoor clay)
  S   United States 2  
S   Spain 3  
Houston, TX, United States (grass)
  Morocco 2  
  S   Spain 1
Oklahoma City, USA (indoor hard)
  S   United States 3  
S   United States 5
Paris, France (indoor clay)
  Slovakia 0  
  S   France 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
  S   Russia 3
   Switzerland 2  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
S   Russia 3  
  S   Russia 4
Birmingham, England (indoor carpet)
  S   Sweden 1  
  Great Britain 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
S   Sweden 3  
  S   Russia 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)
    Argentina 2  
  Croatia 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
S   Germany 1  
    Croatia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    Argentina 3  
  Argentina 5
S   Australia 0  

First round losers compete in Qualifying Round ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final[edit]


France
2
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France
29 November - 1 December 2002
clay (indoors)

Russia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Marat Safin
4
6
6
3
1
6
4
6
   
2 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
77
64
6
3
6
0
     
3 France
Russia
Nicolas Escudé / Fabrice Santoro
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Marat Safin
6
3
3
6
5
7
6
3
6
4
 
4 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Marat Safin
3
6
2
6
612
714
     
5 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Mikhail Youzhny
6
3
6
2
3
6
5
7
4
6
 

Fed Cup[edit]

Final Four

Semifinals
30–31 October
Final
2–3 November
           
 Austria 2
S  Spain 3
S  Spain 1
S  Slovakia 3
S  Slovakia 3
S  Italy 1

Final[edit]


Spain
1
Palacio de Congresos de Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
2–3 November 2002
hard (indoors)

Slovakia
3
1 2 3
1 Spain
Slovakia
Conchita Martínez
Janette Husárová
6
4
78
66
   
2 Spain
Slovakia
Magüi Serna
Daniela Hantuchová
2
6
1
6
   
3 Spain
Slovakia
Conchita Martínez
Daniela Hantuchová
711
69
5
7
4
6
 
4 Spain
Slovakia
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Janette Husárová
0
6
2
6
   
5 Spain
Slovakia
Virginia Ruano Pascual / Magüi Serna
Daniela Hantuchová / Janette Husárová
      not
played

ATP Tour[edit]

Main article: 2002 ATP Tour

Tennis Masters Cup[edit]

WTA Tour[edit]

Main article: 2002 WTA Tour

WTA Tour Championships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ This victory was Sampras' 5th US Open title, an Open Era record he shares with Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer.
  2. ^ This win marked the third consecutive Grand Slam title for Serena, after having won at the French Open and Wimbledon.