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2002 Italian Open (tennis)

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The 2002 Italian Open[1][2][3] (also known as 2002 Rome Masters[4]) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 59th edition of the Italian Open and was part of the Tennis Masters Series of the 2002 ATP Tour and of Tier I of the 2002 WTA Tour. Both the men's and women's events took place at the Foro Italico in Rome in Italy. The men's tournament was played from May 6 through May 12, 2002 while the women's tournament was played from May 13 through May 19, 2002.

2002 Italian Open
DateMay 6 – May 12 (men)
May 13 – May 19 (women)
Edition59th
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationRome, Italy
VenueForo Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi[1]
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams[2]
Men's Doubles
Czech Republic Martin Damm / Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Women's Doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
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ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Andre Agassi defeated   Tommy Haas 6–3, 6–3, 6–0[1]

  • It was Agassi's 3rd title of the year and the 53rd of his career. It was his 2nd Masters title of the year and his 14th overall.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Serena Williams defeated   Justine Henin-Hardenne 7–6(8–6), 6–4

  • It was Williams' 3rd title of the year and the 14th of her career. It was her 2nd Tier I title of the year and her 5th overall.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Martin Damm /   Cyril Suk defeated   Wayne Black /   Kevin Ullyett 7–5, 7–5

  • It was Damm's 2nd title of the year and the 22nd of his career. It was Suk's 2nd title of the year and the 24th of his career.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Virginia Ruano Pascual /   Paola Suárez defeated   Conchita Martínez /   Patricia Tarabini 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Ruano Pascual's 3rd title of the year and the 16th of her career. It was Suárez's 3rd title of the year and the 23rd of her career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Written at Rome. "Agassi proves too fast for Haas". The Independent. London. 12 May 2002. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Serena's success". The Telegraph. 19 May 2002. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Agassi no longer cusses clay". The Guardian. 11 May 2002. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Agassi reigns in Rome". BBC Sport. 12 May 2002. Retrieved 20 April 2018.

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