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2002 Australian Open – Men's Singles

Thomas Johansson defeated Marat Safin 3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–4) in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2002 Australian Open. Johansson became the first Swede to win the Australian Open since Mats Wilander in 1988. Andre Agassi was the two-time defending champion, but withdrew due to a wrist injury.

Men's Singles
2002 Australian Open
ChampionSweden Thomas Johansson
Runner-upRussia Marat Safin
Final score3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Details
Draw128
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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The 2002 edition of the tournament marked the first time that the top two seeds have lost in the first round at Australian Open. In the first round, Number one seed Lleyton Hewitt lost to Alberto Martín, while Number two seed Gustavo Kuerten lost to Julien Boutter. It was the first time that the top two seeds have lost in the first round of a Grand Slam since the 1990 French Open.

Contents

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Thomas Johansson is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Lleyton Hewitt (First round)
  2.   Gustavo Kuerten (First round)
  3.   Andre Agassi (Withdrew, replaced by Irakli Labadze)
  4.   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second round)
  5.   Sébastien Grosjean (Second round)
  6.   Tim Henman (Fourth round)
  7.   Tommy Haas (Semifinalist)
  8.   Pete Sampras (Fourth round)
  9.   Marat Safin (Finalist)
  10.   Goran Ivanišević (Second round)
  11.   Roger Federer (Fourth round)
  12.   Guillermo Cañas (Third round)
  13.   Andy Roddick (Second round)
  14.   Àlex Corretja (First round)
  15.   Arnaud Clément (Second round)
  16.   Thomas Johansson (Champion)
  17.   Carlos Moyà (Second round)
  18.   Albert Portas (Second round)
  19.   Jan-Michael Gambill (First round)
  20.   Fabrice Santoro (First round)
  21.   Younes El Aynaoui (Third round)
  22.   Hicham Arazi (Second round)
  23.   Nicolás Lapentti (Fourth round)
  24.   Thomas Enqvist (Second round)
  25.   Andrei Pavel (Third round)
  26.   Jiří Novák (Semifinalist)
  27.   Sjeng Schalken (First round)
  28.   Greg Rusedski (Third round)
  29.   Xavier Malisse (Second round)
  30.   Nicolas Escudé (Third round)
  31.   Andreas Vinciguerra (Second round)
  32.   Tommy Robredo (Second round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  Marcelo Ríos 624 77 65
7   Tommy Haas 77 6 6277
7   Tommy Haas 77 646 0 2
9   Marat Safin 6577 3 6 6
  Wayne Ferreira 2r
9   Marat Safin 5
9   Marat Safin 6 4 4 64
16   Thomas Johansson 3 6 6 77
26   Jiří Novák 6 6 6
  Stefan Koubek 2 3 2
26   Jiří Novák 656 6 3 4
16   Thomas Johansson 77 0 4 6 6
  Jonas Björkman 0 6 3 4
16   Thomas Johansson 6 2 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   L Hewitt 6 1 4 64
  A Martín 1 6 6 77   A Martín 3 6 6 6
  F Meligeni 4 1 2   M Kratochvil 6 3 3 3
  M Kratochvil 6 6 6   A Martín 4 3 63
  M Ríos 6 6 5 6   M Ríos 6 6 77
WC   J Crabb 2 0 7 4   M Ríos 77 7 6
  K Kučera 6 6 1 6   K Kučera 655 2
27   S Schalken 1 4 6 1   M Ríos 7 6 6
23   N Lapentti 7 4 6 6 23   N Lapentti 5 1 4
  A Pretzsch 5 6 0 0 23   N Lapentti 77 6 6
  J Acasuso 3 1 6 77 6   J Acasuso 652 3
  J Vacek 6 6 4 651 23   N Lapentti 4 5 6 6 6
  G Gaudio 6 77 7   G Gaudio 6 7 4 2 4
Q   J Brasington 4 635   G Gaudio 6 4 6 77
  F Saretta 4 654 15   A Clément 4 6 2 63
15   A Clément 6 77 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   R Federer 6 6 6
  M Chang 4 4 3 11   R Federer 6 7 6
Q   O Patience 3 6 3 6 4   A Sávolt 2 5 4
  A Sávolt 6 3 6 3 6 11   R Federer 78 77 6
WC   P-H Mathieu 6 1 6 1 4   R Schüttler 66654
  R Schüttler 2 6 4 6 6   R Schüttler 3 646 77 6
  A Calleri 6 77 4 641 17   C Moyà 6 77 1 652
17   C Moyà 2 636 77 0 11   R Federer 636 6 4 6
29   X Malisse 6 6 7 7   T Haas 77 4 3 6 8
Q   T Behrend 4 4 5 29   X Malisse 3 2 2
  A Sá 4 3 5   T Martin 6 6 6
  T Martin 6 6 7   T Martin 710 3 6 4 1
Q   S Galvani 2 5 5 7   T Haas 686 3 6 6
Q   J-F Bachelot 6 7 7 Q   J-F Bachelot 1 2 3
  A Stoliarov 1 3 1 7   T Haas 6 6 6
7   T Haas 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL   I Labadze 6 6 3 3 5
Q   B Black 4 4 6 6 7 Q   B Black 1 4 4
  F Mantilla 6 2 3 4   A Costa 6 6 6
  A Costa 2 6 6 6   A Costa 77 6 6
  O Fukárek 6 5 2 77 5 25   A Pavel 644 4
  A Simoni 4 7 6 637   A Simoni 1 0 r
  F Squillari 4 3 6 2 25   A Pavel 6 4
25   A Pavel 6 6 3 6   A Costa 6 4 4 77 7
19   J-M Gambill 2 4 66   W Ferreira 4 6 6 649
  W Ferreira 6 6 78   W Ferreira 6577 7 6
  D Nalbandian 77 3 6 6   D Nalbandian 77 625 3
  D Vacek 606 3 3   W Ferreira 4 4 77 6 7
  I Ljubičić 641 6 79 9   I Ljubičić 6 6 633 5
  B Ulihrach 77 6 4 677   I Ljubičić 713 3
  M Zabaleta 3 7 3 3 13   A Roddick 6112 r
13   A Roddick 6 5 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   M Safin 7 6 6
  A Dupuis 5 4 2 9   M Safin 6 78 6
Q   R Sluiter 6 3 4 2   C Rochus 2 661
  C Rochus 4 6 6 6 9   M Safin 6 6 6
  M Youzhny 626 6 6   M Youzhny 4 4 4
  M Llodra 77 2 2 3   M Youzhny 6 6 6
Q   M Fish 6 1 6 6 Q   M Fish 4 3 2
20   F Santoro 2 6 4 1 9   M Safin 6 6 65710
30   N Escudé 1 6 6 6 8   P Sampras 2 4 77 68
WC   T Reid 6 1 4 4 30   N Escudé 2 2 6 7 6
Q   O Rochus 3 6 3 6 3   Á Calatrava 6 6 4 5 4
  Á Calatrava 6 3 6 3 6 30   N Escudé 657 4 78 3
  JI Chela 6 656 6 8   P Sampras 77 5 6 666
Q   N Okun 2 77 3 1   JI Chela 3 5 6 4
  J Nieminen 3 3 4 8   P Sampras 6 7 3 6
8   P Sampras 6 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   S Grosjean 6 2 77 77
  J Balcells 2 6 6562 5   S Grosjean 4 6 0 7 4
  M Lee 621 0   F Clavet 6 3 6 5 6
  F Clavet 77 6 6   F Clavet 3 4 1
  A Gaudenzi 1 6 7 6 26   J Novák 6 6 6
WC   R Fromberg 6 0 5 3   A Gaudenzi 6 7 2 3 3
  N Kiefer 1 0 4 26   J Novák 2 5 6 6 6
26   J Novák 6 6 6 26   J Novák 6 6 5 6
18   A Portas 6378 6 6   D Hrbatý 4 2 7 2
  A Ilie 77 662 0 18   A Portas 1 3 0
  L Burgsmüller 6 6 3 3 5   D Hrbatý 6 6 6
  D Hrbatý 3 2 6 6 7   D Hrbatý 6 6 667
  J Golmard 77 7 77   J Golmard 3 1 78 5
  W Arthurs 645 65   J Golmard 6 77 5 6
  M Damm 6 5 644 10   G Ivanišević 3 627 4
10   G Ivanišević 4 7 77 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   À Corretja 7 663 2
  J Blake 5 78 6 6   J Blake 6 6 4 1 2
Q   C Saulnier 6 6 664 6   S Koubek 4 2 6 6 6
  S Koubek 0 1 78 6 8   S Koubek 77 7 6
  M Mirnyi 6 3 4 3   K Pless 645 3
  K Pless 3 6 6 6   K Pless 6 6 6
  I Heuberger 4 2 6 61 22   H Arazi 3 4 1
22   H Arazi 6 6 4 77   S Koubek 7 6 636
32   T Robredo 656 6 6 Q   F González 5 1 77 2
  M Russell 77 3 3 4 32   T Robredo 2 4 4
  S Sargsian 1 3 65 Q   F González 6 6 6
Q   F González 6 6 77 Q   F González 6 6 6
Q   A Kim 3 6 6 6 Q   A Kim 2 2 3
  D Sanguinetti 6 2 3 4 Q   A Kim 6 7 6
Q   M Kohlmann 3 3 2 4   Y Kafelnikov 3 5 3
4   Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   T Henman 7 6 6
WC   T Larkham 5 2 2 6   T Henman 6 6 6
  V Voltchkov 3 6 6 6   V Voltchkov 3 4 1
Q   C Mamiit 6 3 3 3 6   T Henman 6 6 1 6
  M Philippoussis 6 6 7 28   G Rusedski 4 3 6 3
  G Blanco 3 4 5   M Philippoussis 673 4
WC   S Draper 683 5 28   G Rusedski 79 6 6
28   G Rusedski 710 6 7 6   T Henman 2 664
24   T Enqvist 2 6 6 6   J Björkman 6 78 6
Q   N Thomann 6 3 1 2 24   T Enqvist 6 5 4 2
  N Massú 4 r   J Björkman 3 7 6 6
  J Björkman 6   J Björkman 6 6 6
  R Delgado 7 654 6 6 12   G Cañas 3 2 4
  Á Montañés 5 77 6 4 1   R Delgado 2 5 711 4
WC   P Srichaphan 1 1 4 12   G Cañas 6 7 696
12   G Cañas 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   T Johansson 6 3 77 6
  J Díaz 1 6 624 16   T Johansson 6 6 6
  N Davydenko 1 4 6 4   M Hipfl 4 1 4
  M Hipfl 6 6 3 6 16   T Johansson 5 6 6 6
  K Carlsen 6 6 4 4 8 21   Y El Aynaoui 7 2 2 4
  F Vicente 2 2 6 6 10   F Vicente 6 3 3 3
  J Vaněk 3 3 3 21   Y El Aynaoui 4 6 6 6
21   Y El Aynaoui 6 6 6 16   T Johansson 686 6 6
31   A Vinciguerra 6 6 77   A Voinea 710 2 0 4
  F Luzzi 2 2 63 31   A Vinciguerra 3 4 2
WC   T Dent 6 6 6 WC   T Dent 6 6 6
  M Tabara 2 1 2 WC   T Dent 6 3 4 6 3
  A Voinea 5 6 77 6   A Voinea 3 6 6 3 6
  D Sánchez 7 2 652   A Voinea 6 6 652 6
  J Boutter 3 4 7 6 6   J Boutter 2 4 77 6 3
2   G Kuerten 6 6 5 3 3

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