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The ATP Tour is the elite tour for professional tennis organized by the ATP. The 2001 ATP Tour included the four Grand Slam tournaments, the Tennis Masters Cup, the Tennis Masters Series, the International Series Gold and the International Series.

2001 ATP Tour
Lleyton Hewitt US Open 2005.jpg
Lleyton Hewitt finished the year as No. 1, including his victory at the US Open.
Details
DurationJanuary 1 – November 12
Edition32nd
Tournaments70
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesAustralia Lleyton Hewitt (6)
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (6)
Most tournament finalsBrazil Gustavo Kuerten (8)
Prize money leaderAustralia Lleyton Hewitt ($3,770,618)
Points leaderAustralia Lleyton Hewitt (4,365)
Awards
Player of the yearAustralia Lleyton Hewitt
Doubles Team of the yearSweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Most improved
player of the year
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Newcomer of the yearUnited States Andy Roddick
Comeback
player of the year
Argentina Guillermo Cañas
2000
2002

Contents

ScheduleEdit

This is the complete schedule of events on the 2001 ATP Tour, with player progression documented from the quarter-final stage.[1]

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
ATP Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Tennis Masters Series
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series
Team events

JanuaryEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 January Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
   Switzerland
2–1
  United States
Round Robin losers (Group A)
  South Africa
  Thailand
  Australia
Round Robin losers (Group B)
  Russia
  Slovakia
  Belgium
2001 AAPT Championships
Adelaide, Australia
International Series
$375,000
Hard
  Tommy Haas
6–3, 6–1
  Nicolás Massú   Jason Stoltenberg
  Tim Henman
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Alberto Martín
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Thomas Johansson
  David MacPherson
  Grant Stafford

6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–4
  Wayne Arthurs
  Todd Woodbridge
2001 Gold Flake Open
Chennai, India
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Michal Tabara
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
  Andrei Stoliarov   Kristian Pless
  Tommy Robredo
  Adrian Voinea
  Cédric Pioline
  Cyril Saulnier
  Peter Wessels
  Byron Black
  Wayne Black

6–4, 6–3
  Barry Cowan
  Mosé Navarra
2001 Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Doha, Qatar
International Series
$1,000,000
Hard
  Marcelo Ríos
6–3, 2–6, 6–3
  Bohdan Ulihrach   Nicolas Escudé
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Hicham Arazi
  Fernando Vicente
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–1, 6–3
  Juan Balcells
  Andrei Olhovskiy
8 January 2001 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
International Series
$375,000
Hard
  Dominik Hrbatý
6–4, 2–6, 6–3
  Francisco Clavet   Greg Rusedski
  Juan Balcells
  Stefan Koubek
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Glenn Weiner
  Thomas Johansson
  Marius Barnard
  Jim Thomas

7–6(12–10), 6–4
  David Adams
  Martín García
2001 Adidas International
Sydney, Australia
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 6–1
  Magnus Norman   Jonas Björkman
  Sébastien Grosjean
  George Bastl
  Rainer Schüttler
  Roger Federer
  Fabrice Santoro
  Daniel Nestor
  Sandon Stolle

2–6, 7–6, 7–6
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge
15 January
22 January
2001 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$3,568,313
Hard
128S/128Q/64D/32X
Singles DrawDoubles DrawMixed Draw
  Andre Agassi
6–4, 6–2, 6–2
  Arnaud Clément   Sébastien Grosjean
  Patrick Rafter
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Carlos Moyà
  Todd Martin
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

6–1, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
  Byron Black
  Prinosil
  Ellis Ferreira
  Corina Morariu

6–1, 6–3
  Joshua Eagle
  Barbara Schett
29 January 2001 Cerveza Club Colombia Open
Bogotá, Colombia
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Fernando Vicente
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
  Juan Ignacio Chela   Juan Albert Viloca
  Alexandre Simoni
  Mauricio Hadad
  David Nalbandian
  Guillermo Coria
  Andrei Stoliarov
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto

6–2, 6–4
  Martín Rodríguez
  André Sá
2001 Milan Indoor
Milan, Italy
International Series
$400,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Roger Federer
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–4
  Julien Boutter   Greg Rusedski
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Marat Safin
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Goran Ivanišević
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Paul Haarhuis
  Sjeng Schalken

7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)
  Johan Landsberg
  Tom Vanhoudt

FebruaryEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 February Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round
Perth, Australia – Grass
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Clay (Red)
Helsingborg, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Bratislava, Slovakia – Hard (i)
Ghent, Belgium – Clay (Red) (i)
Basel, Switzerland – Hard (i)
Braunschweig, Germany – Carpet (i)
Eindhoven, Netherlands – Carpet (i)
First Round winners
  Australia 4–1
  Brazil 4–1
  Sweden 3–2
  Russia 3–2
  France 5–0
   Switzerland 3–2
  Germany 3–2
  Netherlands 4–1
First Round losers
  Ecuador
  Morocco
  Czech Republic
  Slovakia
  Belgium
  United States
  Romania
  Spain
12 February 2001 Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
International Series
$350,000
Hard (indoor)
  Tim Henman
6–3, 6–4
  Andreas Vinciguerra   Jan Siemerink
  Mikhail Youzhny
  Bohdan Ulihrach
  Cecil Mamiit
  Lars Burgsmüller
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett

6–3, 6–3
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
2001 Open 13
Marseille, France
International Series
$500,000
Hard (indoor)
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–5), 6–2
  Sébastien Grosjean   Max Mirnyi
  Roger Federer
  Julien Boutter
  Karol Kučera
  Michel Kratochvil
  Cédric Pioline
  Julien Boutter
  Fabrice Santoro

7–6(9–7), 7–5
  Michael Hill
  Jeff Tarango
2001 Chevrolet Cup
Viña del Mar, Chile
International Series
$375,000
Clay
  Guillermo Coria
4–6, 6–2, 7–5
  Gastón Gaudio   Mariano Zabaleta
  Albert Portas
  Alberto Martín
  Feliciano López
  Francisco Clavet
  David Nalbandian
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Tomás Carbonell

6–4, 2–6, 6–3
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto
19 February 2001 Copa AT&T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Series
$625,000
Clay
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–1, 6–3
  José Acasuso   Fernando Vicente
  Gastón Gaudio
  Guillermo Cañas
  Markus Hipfl
  Guillermo Coria
  Franco Squillari
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Tomás Carbonell

5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto
2001 Kroger St. Jude International
Memphis, USA
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
  Mark Philippoussis
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
  Davide Sanguinetti   Sébastien Lareau
  Tommy Haas
  Chris Woodruff
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Dmitry Tursunov
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

6–3, 7–6(7–3)
  Alex O'Brien
  Jonathan Stark
2001 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
International Series Gold
$850,000
Hard (indoor)
  Nicolas Escudé
7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
  Roger Federer   Vladimir Voltchkov
  Andrei Pavel
  Andreas Vinciguerra
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Àlex Corretja
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Jonas Björkman
  Roger Federer

6–3, 6–0
  Petr Pála
  Pavel Vízner
26 February 2001 Abierto Mexicano Pegaso
Acapulco, Mexico
International Series Gold
$800,000
Clay
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–4, 6–2
  Galo Blanco   Guillermo Cañas
  Carlos Moyà
  Fernando Meligeni
  Gastón Gaudio
  Sergi Bruguera
  Christian Ruud
  Donald Johnson
  Gustavo Kuerten

6–3, 7–6(7–5)
  David Adams
  Martín García
2001 Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Hard
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–2, 3–1, ret.
  Marat Safin   Thomas Johansson
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Andrei Medvedev
  Max Mirnyi
  Lars Burgsmüller
  Magnus Norman
  Joshua Eagle
  Sandon Stolle

6–4, 6–4
  Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić
2001 Sybase Open
San Jose, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard (indoor)
  Greg Rusedski
6–3, 6–4
  Andre Agassi   Jan-Michael Gambill
  Xavier Malisse
  Sargis Sargsian
  Juan Balcells
  Tommy Haas
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Mark Knowles
  Brian MacPhie

6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Jonathan Stark

MarchEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 March 2001 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships
Delray Beach, USA
International Series
$350,000
Hard
  Jan-Michael Gambill
7–5, 6–4
  Xavier Malisse   Wayne Arthurs
  Peter Wessels
  Patrick Rafter
  Chris Woodruff
  Edwin Kempes
  Fabrice Santoro
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Andy Roddick

6–3, 6–4
  Thomas Shimada
  Myles Wakefield
2001 Franklin Templeton Classic
Scottsdale, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Francisco Clavet
6–4, 6–2
  Magnus Norman   Harel Levy
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Tim Henman
  Mardy Fish
  Marcelo Ríos
  Nicolás Massú
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

7–6(7–3), 6–2
  Marcelo Ríos
  Sjeng Schalken
12 March 2001 Indian Wells Masters
Indian Wells, USA
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
  Andre Agassi
7–6(7–5), 7–5, 6–1
  Pete Sampras   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Patrick Rafter
  Nicolás Lapentti
  Nicolas Escudé
  Wayne Ferreira
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov

6–2, 7–5
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge
19 March
26 March
2001 Ericsson Open
Miami, USA
Masters Series
$3,400,000
Hard
  Andre Agassi
7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–0
  Jan-Michael Gambill   Patrick Rafter
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Roger Federer
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Andy Roddick
  Gastón Gaudio
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl

7–5, 7–6(7–3)
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

AprilEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
2 April Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinals
Florianópolis, Brazil – Clay (Red)
Malmö, Sweden – Hard (i)
Neuchâtel, Switzerland – Carpet (i)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Carpet (i)
Quarterfinal winners
  Australia 4–1
  Sweden 4–1
  France 3–2
  Netherlands 4–1
Quarterfinal losers
  Brazil
  Russia
   Switzerland
  Germany
9 April 2001 Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
International Series
$350,000
Clay
  Guillermo Cañas
7–5, 6–2
  Tommy Robredo   Younes El Aynaoui
  Sergi Bruguera
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Germán Puentes
  Andrea Gaudenzi
  Attila Sávolt
  Michael Hill
  Jeff Tarango

7–6(7–2), 6–3
  Pablo Albano
  David MacPherson
2001 Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
International Series
$625,000
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–3
  Félix Mantilla   Albert Portas
  Andrei Pavel
  Albert Montañés
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Franco Squillari
  Markus Hipfl
  Radek Štěpánek
  Michal Tabara

6–4, 6–2
  Donald Johnson
  Nenad Zimonjić
16 April 2001 Monte Carlo Masters
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Clay
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
  Hicham Arazi   Sébastien Grosjean
  Guillermo Coria
  Roger Federer
  Tim Henman
  Alberto Martín
  Sjeng Schalken
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

3–6, 6–4, 6–2
  Joshua Eagle
  Andrew Florent
23 April 2001 Verizon Tennis Challenge
Atlanta, USA
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Andy Roddick
6–2, 6–4
  Xavier Malisse   Jérôme Golmard
  Stefan Koubek
  Christophe Rochus
  Andrew Ilie
  Hyung-Taik Lee
  Fernando Meligeni
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes

6–3, 7–6(9–7)
  Rick Leach
  David MacPherson
2001 Open SEAT Godó
Barcelona, Spain
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
4–6, 7–5, 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
  Carlos Moyà   Thomas Enqvist
  Michel Kratochvil
  Federico Luzzi
  Àlex Corretja
  Félix Mantilla
  Albert Portas
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

7–6(7–2), 6–4
  Tommy Robredo
  Fernando Vicente
30 April 2001 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Houston, USA
International Series
$350,000
Clay
  Andy Roddick
7–5, 6–3
  Hyung-Taik Lee   Jérôme Golmard
  Michal Tabara
  Stefan Koubek
  Jiří Vaněk
  Olivier Rochus
  Andrew Ilie
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes

7–6(7–4), 6–2
  Kevin Kim
  Jim Thomas
2001 Majorca Open
Mallorca, Spain
International Series
$500,000
Clay
  Alberto Martín
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
  Guillermo Coria   Juan Balcells
  Carlos Moyà
  Agustín Calleri
  Juan Antonio Marín
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Slava Doseděl
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

7–5, 6–3
  Feliciano López
  Francisco Roig
2001 BMW Open
Munich, Germany
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Jiří Novák
6–4, 7–5
  Antony Dupuis   Younes El Aynaoui
  Bohdan Ulihrach
  Tomas Behrend
  Flávio Saretta
  Franco Squillari
  Wayne Arthurs
  Petr Luxa
  Radek Štěpánek

5–7, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
  Jaime Oncins
  Daniel Orsanic

MayEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 May 2001 Rome Masters
Rome, Italy
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
3–6, 6–1, 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
  Gustavo Kuerten   Andreas Vinciguerra
  Nicolás Lapentti
  Àlex Corretja
  Harel Levy
  Jacobo Díaz
  Wayne Ferreira
  Wayne Ferreira
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov

6–4, 7–6(8–6)
  Daniel Nestor
  Sandon Stolle
14 May 2001 Hamburg Masters
Hamburg, Germany
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Clay
  Albert Portas
4–6, 6–2, 0–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
  Juan Carlos Ferrero   Albert Costa
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Thomas Johansson
  Fabrice Santoro
  Alberto Martín
  Franco Squillari
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–3
  Daniel Nestor
  Sandon Stolle
21 May World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany
World Team Cup
$2,100,000
Clay
  Australia
2–1
  Russia   United States
  Spain
  France
  Argentina
  Germany
  Sweden
2001 International Raiffeisen Grand Prix
St. Poelten, Austria
International Series
$425,000
Clay
  Andrea Gaudenzi
6–0, 7–5
  Markus Hipfl   Michal Tabara
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Xavier Malisse
  Jan Siemerink
  Andrei Pavel
  Petr Pála
  David Rikl

6–3, 5–7, 7–5
  Jaime Oncins
  Daniel Orsanic
28 May
4 June
2001 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$4,458,217
Clay
128S/128Q/64D/32X
Singles DrawDoubles DrawMixed Draw
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–7(0), 7–5, 6–2, 6–0
  Àlex Corretja   Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Andre Agassi
  Roger Federer
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes

7–6(7–5), 6–3
  Petr Pála
  Pavel Vízner
  Tomás Carbonell
  Virginia Ruano Pascual

7–5, 6–3
  Jaime Oncins
  Paola Suárez

JuneEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
11 June 2001 Gerry Weber Open
Halle, NRW, Germany
International Series
$1,000,000
Grass
  Thomas Johansson
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
  Fabrice Santoro   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Patrick Rafter
  Nicolas Escudé
  Jonas Björkman
  Lars Burgsmüller
  Roger Federer
  Daniel Nestor
  Sandon Stolle

6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–1
  Max Mirnyi
  Patrick Rafter
2001 Stella Artois Championships
Queen's Club, London, UK
International Series
$800,000
Grass
  Lleyton Hewitt
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–3)
  Tim Henman   Wayne Ferreira
  Pete Sampras
  Peter Wessels
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Greg Rusedski
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

6–3, 3–6, 6–1
  Eric Taino
  David Wheaton
18 June 2001 Heineken Trophy
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
International Series
$400,000
Grass
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–3, 6–4
  Guillermo Cañas   Roger Federer
  Tommy Robredo
  Gilles Elseneer
  Raemon Sluiter
  Xavier Malisse
  Sjeng Schalken
  Paul Haarhuis
  Sjeng Schalken

6–4, 6–4
  Martin Damm
  Suk
2001 Samsung Open
Nottingham, UK
International Series
$400,000
Grass
  Thomas Johansson
7–5, 6–3
  Harel Levy   Greg Rusedski
  Andy Roddick
  Martin Lee
  Wayne Arthurs
  Michel Kratochvil
  Wayne Ferreira
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

6–4, 6–2
  Paul Hanley
  Andrew Kratzmann
25 June
2 July
2001 Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon, London, UK
Grand Slam
$5,476,166
Grass
  Goran Ivanišević
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 9–7
  Patrick Rafter   Tim Henman
  Andre Agassi
  Roger Federer
  Marat Safin
  Thomas Enqvist
  Nicolas Escudé
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
  Leoš Friedl
  Daniela Hantuchová

4–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Mike Bryan
  Liezel Huber

JulyEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 July 2001 Telenordia Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Andrea Gaudenzi
7–5, 6–3
  Bohdan Ulihrach   Magnus Norman
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Christophe Rochus
  Albert Portas
  Tommy Robredo
  Michal Tabara
  Karsten Braasch
  Jens Knippschild

7–6(7–3), 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
  Simon Aspelin
  Andrew Kratzmann
2001 UBS Open
Gstaad, Switzerland
International Series
$600,000
Clay
  Jiří Novák
6–1, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
  Juan Carlos Ferrero   Àlex Corretja
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Michel Kratochvil
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Franco Squillari
  Cédric Pioline
  Roger Federer
  Marat Safin

1–0 ret.
  Michael Hill
  Jeff Tarango
2001 Miller Lite Hall of Fame Championships
Newport, USA
International Series
$400,000
Grass
  Neville Godwin
6–1, 6–4
  Martin Lee   James Blake
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Kristian Capalik
  Davide Sanguinetti
  Michaël Llodra
  Rainer Schüttler
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

6–3, 7–5
  André Sá
  Glenn Weiner
16 July 2001 Energis Open
Amsterdam, Netherlands
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Àlex Corretja
6–3, 5–7, 7–6(0), 3–6, 6–4
  Younes El Aynaoui   Magnus Gustafsson
  Sjeng Schalken
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Álex Calatrava
  Olivier Rochus
  Andrei Stoliarov
  Paul Haarhuis
  Sjeng Schalken

6–4, 6–2
  Àlex Corretja
  Luis Lobo
2001 Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
International Series Gold
$800,000
Clay
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
  Guillermo Cañas   Jiří Novák
  Marc López
  Nicolás Lapentti
  Gastón Gaudio
  Alberto Martín
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Guillermo Cañas
  Rainer Schüttler

4–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–4
  Michael Hill
  Jeff Tarango
2001 Croatia Open
Umag, Croatia
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Carlos Moyà
6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–2)
  Jérôme Golmard   David Nalbandian
  Adrian Voinea
  Attila Sávolt
  Félix Mantilla
  Albert Montañés
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Sergio Roitman
  Andrés Schneiter

6–2, 7–5
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Lovro Zovko
23 July 2001 Generali Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
International Series Gold
$900,000
Clay
  Nicolás Lapentti
1–6, 6–4, 7–5, 7–5
  Albert Costa   Galo Blanco
  Guillermo Coria
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Andrei Pavel
  Stefan Koubek
  Hugo Armando
  Àlex Corretja
  Luis Lobo
6–1, 6–4
  Simon Aspelin
  Andrew Kratzmann
2001 Mercedes-Benz Cup
Los Angeles, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Andre Agassi
6–4, 6–2
  Pete Sampras   Gustavo Kuerten
  Xavier Malisse
  Tommy Haas
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Magnus Norman
  Taylor Dent
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

7–5, 7–6(8–6)
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Andy Roddick
2001 Idea Prokom Open
Sopot, Poland
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Tommy Robredo
1–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–2)
  Albert Portas   David Nalbandian
  Sargis Sargsian
  Óscar Serrano
  Irakli Labadze
  David Sánchez
  Juan Antonio Marín
  Paul Hanley
  Nathan Healey

7–6(12–10), 6–2
  Irakli Labadze
  Attila Sávolt
30 July 2001 Canada Masters
Montreal, Canada
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
  Andrei Pavel
7–6(7–3), 2–6, 6–3
  Patrick Rafter   Tommy Haas
  Fabrice Santoro
  Andy Roddick
  Arnaud Clément
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Bohdan Ulihrach
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl

6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

AugustEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 August 2001 Cincinnati Masters
Mason, USA
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–1, 6–3
  Patrick Rafter   Tim Henman
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Greg Rusedski
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes

7–6(7–3), 6–3
  Martin Damm
  David Prinosil
13 August 2001 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, USA
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
  Patrick Rafter
4–2 ret.
  Gustavo Kuerten   Goran Ivanišević
  Marat Safin
  Tim Henman
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Max Mirnyi
  Thomas Enqvist
  Mark Knowles
  Brian MacPhie

7–6(7–5), 5–7, 6–4
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Sébastien Lareau
2001 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., USA
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
  Andy Roddick
6–2, 6–3
  Sjeng Schalken   Andre Agassi
  Michael Chang
  Greg Rusedski
  Jérôme Golmard
  Fabrice Santoro
  Marcelo Ríos
  Martin Damm
  David Prinosil

7–6(7–5), 6–3
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
20 August 2001 Hamlet Cup
Long Island, USA
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Tommy Haas
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
  Pete Sampras   Thomas Johansson
  Arnaud Clément
  Thomas Enqvist
  Félix Mantilla
  Fernando Meligeni
  Jonas Björkman
  Jonathan Stark
  Kevin Ullyett

6–1, 6–4
  Leoš Friedl
  Radek Štěpánek
27 August
3 September
2001 U.S. Open
Flushing, New York, United States
Grand Slam
$6,382,000
Hard
  Lleyton Hewitt
7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–1
  Pete Sampras   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Marat Safin
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Andy Roddick
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Andre Agassi
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett

7–6(11–9), 2–6, 6–3
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer
  Todd Woodbridge
  Rennae Stubbs

6–4, 5–7, 11–9
  Leander Paes
  Lisa Raymond

SeptemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 September 2001 Gelsor Open Romania
Bucharest, Romania
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Younes El Aynaoui
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–2)
  Albert Montañés   Fernando Vicente
  Jérôme Golmard
  Tomas Behrend
  Adrian Voinea
  Christophe Rochus
  Juan Balcells
  Aleksandar Kitinov
  Johan Landsberg

6–4, 6–7(5–7), 10–6
  Pablo Albano
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
2001 Brasil Open
Salvador, Brazil
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Jan Vacek
2–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
  Fernando Meligeni   Alexandre Simoni
  Agustín Calleri
  Flávio Saretta
  Ricardo Mello
  Ramón Delgado
  Guillermo Cañas
  Enzo Artoni
  Daniel Melo

6–3, 1–6, 7–6(7–5)
  Gastón Etlis
  Brent Haygarth
2001 President's Cup
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
International Series
$550,000
Hard
  Marat Safin
6–2, 6–2
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Sargis Sargsian
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Kristian Pless
  Sjeng Schalken
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Rainer Schüttler
  Julien Boutter
  Dominik Hrbatý

6–4, 3–6, 13–11
  Marius Barnard
  Jim Thomas
17 September Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinals
Sydney, Australia – Hard
Rotterdam, Netherlands – Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
  Australia 4–1
  France 3–2
Semifinal losers
  Sweden
  Netherlands
2001 Heineken Open Shanghai
Shanghai, China
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Rainer Schüttler
6–3, 6–4
  Michel Kratochvil   Kenneth Carlsen
  Francisco Clavet
  Irakli Labadze
  Edwin Kempes
  Takahiro Terachi
  Noam Behr
  Byron Black
  Thomas Shimada
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
  de Jager
  Koenig
24 September 2001 Salem Open
Hong Kong, China
International Series
$400,000
Hard
  Marcelo Ríos
7–6(7–3), 6–2
  Rainer Schüttler   André Sá
  Andrew Ilie
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Jonas Björkman
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Magnus Larsson
  Karsten Braasch
  André Sá

6–0, 7–5
  Petr Luxa
  Radek Štěpánek
2001 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Félix Mantilla
7–6(7–2), 6–4
  David Nalbandian   Albert Portas
  Tommy Robredo
  Mariano Zabaleta
  David Sánchez
  Jiří Vaněk
  Albert Costa
  Tomás Carbonell
  Daniel Orsanic

6–2, 2–6, 6–2
  Enzo Artoni
  Emilio Benfele Álvarez

OctoberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 October 2001 Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–4, 7–5
  Nicolas Kiefer   Tommy Haas
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Thomas Johansson
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Marc Rosset
  Jiří Novák
  Max Mirnyi
  Sandon Stolle

6–3, 6–0
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Jeff Tarango
2001 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 6–2
  Michel Kratochvil   James Blake
  Karol Kučera
  Francisco Clavet
  Marcelo Ríos
  Takao Suzuki
  Sjeng Schalken
  Rick Leach
  David MacPherson

1–6, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
  Paul Hanley
  Nathan Healey
8 October 2001 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
International Series
$800,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Ivan Ljubičić
6–3, 6–2
  Younes El Aynaoui   Marat Safin
  Xavier Malisse
  Gastón Gaudio
  Max Mirnyi
  Jonas Björkman
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić

6–1, 6–2
  Arnaud Clément
  Sébastien Grosjean
2001 CA-TennisTrophy
Vienna, Austria
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
  Tommy Haas
6–2, 7–6(8–6), 6–4
  Guillermo Cañas   Thomas Enqvist
  Stefan Koubek
  Bohdan Ulihrach
  Andreas Vinciguerra
  Roger Federer
  Michel Kratochvil
  Martin Damm
  Radek Štěpánek

6–3, 6–2
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
15 October 2001 Stuttgart Masters
Stuttgart, Germany
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Hard (indoor)
  Tommy Haas
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
  Max Mirnyi   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Pete Sampras
  Thomas Enqvist
  Wayne Ferreira
  Tim Henman
  Max Mirnyi
  Sandon Stolle

7–6(0), 7–6(7–4)
  Ellis Ferreira
  Jeff Tarango
22 October 2001 Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Tim Henman
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
  Roger Federer   Julien Boutter
  Carlos Moyà
  George Bastl
  Andy Roddick
  Nikolay Davydenko
  Michel Kratochvil
  Ellis Ferreira
  Rick Leach

7–6(7–3), 6–4
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
2001 St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
International Series
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
  Marat Safin
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Rainer Schüttler   Michaël Llodra
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Max Mirnyi
  Stefan Koubek
  Goran Ivanišević
  Fabrice Santoro
  Denis Golovanov
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov

7–5, 6–4
  Irakli Labadze
  Marat Safin
2001 If Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
International Series
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
  Sjeng Schalken
3–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
  Jarkko Nieminen   Guillermo Cañas
  Thomas Enqvist
  Jan Vacek
  Wayne Ferreira
  Thomas Johansson
  Marcelo Ríos
  Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer

6–3, 4–6, 6–3
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge
29 October 2001 Paris Masters
Paris, France
Masters Series
$2,950,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Sébastien Grosjean
7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Andreas Vinciguerra
  Tommy Haas
  Sjeng Schalken
  Jiří Novák
  Hicham Arazi
  Thomas Johansson
  Ellis Ferreira
  Rick Leach

3–6, 6–4, 6–3
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes

NovemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
12 November 2001 Tennis Masters Cup
Sydney, Australia
Tennis Masters Cup
$3,700,000
Hard (indoor)
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–3, 6–3, 6–4
  Sébastien Grosjean   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Goran Ivanišević
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Andre Agassi
  Patrick Rafter
19 November
No tournaments scheduled.
26 November Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
Melbourne, Australia – Grass
  France
3–2
  Australia

Statistical informationEdit

List of players and titles won (Grand Slam and Masters Cup titles in bold), listed in order of most titles won:

The following players won their first title:

Titles won by nation:

  •   Spain 12 (Bogotá, Dubai, Scottsdale, Estoril, Barcelona, Mallorca, Rome Masters, Hamburg Masters, Amsterdam, Umag, Sopot and Palermo)
  •   Australia 8 (Sydney, Memphis, London Queen's Club, 's-Hertogenbosch, Indianapolis, US Open, Tokyo and Masters Cup)
  •   United States 8 (Australian Open, Delray Beach, Indian Wells Masters, Miami Masters, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.)
  •   Brazil 6 (Buenos Aires, Acapulco, Monte Carlo Masters, French Open, Stuttgart Outdoor and Cincinnati Masters)
  •   Germany 5 (Adelaide, Long Island, Shanghai, Vienna and Stuttgart Masters)
  •   Czech Republic 4 (Chennai, Munich, Gstaad and Salvador)
  •   Russia 4 (Marseille, Tashkent, Moscow and St. Petersburg)
  •   United Kingdom 3 (Copenhagen, San Jose and Basel)
  •   Argentina 2 (Viña del Mar and Casablanca)
  •   Chile 2 (Doha and Hong Kong)
  •   Croatia 2 (Wimbledon and Lyon)
  •   France 2 (Rotterdam and Paris Masters)
  •   Italy 2 (St. Poelten and Båstad)
  •   Sweden 2 (Halle and Nottingham)
  •   Ecuador 1 (Kitzbühel)
  •   Morocco 1 (Bucharest)
  •   Netherlands 1 (Stockholm)
  •   Romania 1 (Canada Masters)
  •   Slovakia 1 (Auckland)
  •   South Africa 1 (Newport)
  •   Switzerland 1 (Milan)

ATP entry rankingsEdit

SinglesEdit

ATP Rankings

As of 18 December 2000[2]
Rk Name Nation Points
1 Gustavo Kuerten   BRA 4,195
2 Marat Safin   RUS 4,120
3 Pete Sampras   USA 3,385
4 Magnus Norman   SWE 3,110
5 Yevgeny Kafelnikov   RUS 2,935
6 Andre Agassi   USA 2,765
7 Lleyton Hewitt   AUS 2,625
8 Àlex Corretja   ESP 2,475
9 Thomas Enqvist   SWE 2,210
10 Tim Henman   GBR 2,020
11 Mark Philippoussis   AUS 1,865
12 Juan Carlos Ferrero   ESP 1,840
13 Wayne Ferreira   RSA 1,770
14 Franco Squillari   ARG 1,598
15 Patrick Rafter   AUS 1,535
16 Cédric Pioline   FRA 1,520
17 Dominik Hrbatý   SVK 1,395
18 Arnaud Clément   FRA 1,360
19 Sébastien Grosjean   FRA 1,325
20 Nicolas Kiefer   GER 1,265
Final rankings as of 17 December 2001[3]
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Lleyton Hewitt   AUS 4,365 1 8   6
2 Gustavo Kuerten   BRA 3,855 1 2   1
3 Andre Agassi   USA 3,520 2 6   3
4 Yevgeny Kafelnikov   RUS 3,090 4 7   1
5 Juan Carlos Ferrero   ESP 3,040 4 16   7
6 Sébastien Grosjean   FRA 2,790 6 19   13
7 Patrick Rafter   AUS 2,785 4 15   8
8 Tommy Haas   GER 2,285 8 24   15
9 Tim Henman   GBR 2,100 8 12   1
10 Pete Sampras   USA 1,940 3 12   7
11 Marat Safin   RUS 1,920 1 11   9
12 Goran Ivanišević   CRO 1,761 12 132   117
13 Roger Federer    SUI 1,745 12 30   16
14 Andy Roddick   USA 1,573 14 156   142
15 Guillermo Cañas   ARG 1,572 15 231   216
16 Àlex Corretja   ESP 1,525 7 17   8
17 Arnaud Clément   FRA 1,475 10 18   1
18 Thomas Johansson   SWE 1,375 14 39   21
19 Carlos Moyà   ESP 1,310 16 42   22
20 Albert Portas   ESP 1,220 19 57   31

RetirementsEdit

Following is a list of notable players (winners of a main tour title, and/or part of the ATP Rankings top 100 (singles) or top 50 (doubles) for at least one week) who announced their retirement from professional tennis, became inactive (after not playing for more than 52 weeks), or were permanently banned from playing, during the 2001 season:

  •   ESP Julián Alonso (born August 2, 1977, in Canet de Mar, Spain) He turned professional in 1996 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 30 in 1998. He earned two career titles.
  •   ESP Alberto Berasategui (born 28 June 1973 in Bilbao, Spain) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 7. He reached the final of the French Open in 1994 and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. He earned 14 ATP titles. He played his last career match in Barcelona in March against Álex Calatrava[4]
  •   ESP Tomás Carbonell (born 7 August 1968 in Barcelona, Spain) His highest singles ranking was world no. 40. He earned two singles titles and 22 doubles titles. His career-high doubles ranking was no. 22, and he twice reached the semifinals of the French Open (1999 and 2000). He played his last career match in Lyon in October partnering Lucas Arnold Ker.[5]
  •   BEL Filip Dewulf (born 15 March 1972 in Mol, Belgium) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 39 in 1997. He earned two career ATP titles and played his last match in Magdeburg, Germany in March against Michaël Llodra.[6]
  •   CZE Ctislav Doseděl (born 10 August 1970 in Přerov, Czechoslovakia) He turned professional in 1989 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 26 in 1994. He reached the quarterfinals of the US Open in 1999 and earned three career singles titles and one doubles title.
  •   ARG Hernán Gumy (born 5 March 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) He turned professional in 1991 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 39 in 1996. He earned one career title and played his last match in Biella, Italy in June against Solon Peppas.[7]
  •   CAN Sébastien Lareau (born 27 April 1973 in Montreal, Canada) He turned professional in 1991 and reached his highest doubles ranking of world no. 4 in 1999. He earned 17 doubles titles and an Olympic gold medal in 2000. His last career match was at the US Open partnering Ben Ellwood.[8]
  •   UKR Andriy Medvedev (born 31 August 1974 in Kiev) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 4. He won 11 career ATP titles and was a finalist at the French Open in 1999, a semifinalist at the year-end finals in 1993, and a quarterfinalist at the Australian and US Opens. In all, he won 19 career doubles titles. He played his last career match in St. Petersburg in October against Stefan Koubek.[9]
  •   RSA Piet Norval (born 7 April 1970 in Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa) He turned professional in 1988 and reached a career-high doubles ranking of world no. 16 in 1995. He was a semifinalist at Wimbledon and a quarterfinalist at the three other Grand Slam tournaments. He also won the year-end doubles finals in 2000 and a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics. He earned a total of 14 doubles ATP titles. His last match was at the Australian Open partnering Donald Johnson.[10]
  •   BRA Jaime Oncins (born 16 June 1970 in São Paulo, Brazil) He turned professional in 1988 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 34 in 1993. He earned two career singles ATP titles and five doubles titles. His highest doubles ranking was no. 22. His final singles and doubles matches were both in Brazil in September.[11]
  •   USA Jonathan Stark (born 3 April 1971 in Medford, Oregon) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 36, earning two singles titles. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 1. He won the French Open in 1994, was a semifinalist at the Australian Open, and a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon and the US Open. He played his last career singles match in June in Nottingham and his last career doubles match in October in St. Petersburg partnering Justin Gimelstob.[12]
  •   AUS Jason Stoltenberg (born 4 April 1970 in Narrabri, Australia) He turned professional in 1987 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 19 in 1994. He reached the semifinals at Wimbledon in 1996 and earned four career singles titles. In doubles, he reached a career-high ranking of no. 23 in 1991 and earned five career titles. He played his last career match at Wimbledon against Juan Carlos Ferrero.[13] He had a brilliant Juniors career, winning the Australian Open, being a finalist at the French Open and Wimbledon, and a semifinalist at the US Open, all in 1987. He is perhaps the only player on tour to have gotten started in tennis playing on a crushed termite mound court.
  •   USA David Wheaton (born 2 June 1969 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) He turned professional in 1988 and reached his career-high singles ranking of world no. 12 in 1991. He reached the semifinals at Wimbledon in 1991 and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and the US Open in 1990. He earned three career singles titles. In doubles, he was ranked no. 24 in 1991 and earned three titles. He played his last career match in Knoxville, Tennessee, in November partnering Eric Taino.[14]
  •   USA Chris Woodruff (born 3 January 1973 in Knoxville, Tennessee) He turned professional in 1993 and reached his highest career ranking of world no. 29 in 1997. He reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 2000 and earned two career titles. He played his last career match in Tyler, Texas, in November against Gabriel Trifu.[15]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 Results Archive". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "ATP rankings, as of 18 December 2000". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 2000-12-18. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  3. ^ "ATP rankings, as of 17 December 2001". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 2000-12-18. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  4. ^ ATP Player Activity page
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