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2003 ATP Tour
Andy Roddick.jpg
Andy Roddick finished the no. 1 year ranking, including his victory at the US Open.
Details
Duration30 December 2002 – 8 November 2003
Edition34th
Tournaments68
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesSwitzerland Roger Federer (7)
Most tournament finalsSwitzerland Roger Federer (9)
Prize money leaderSwitzerland Roger Federer ($4,000,680)
Points leaderUnited States Andy Roddick (4,535)
Awards
Player of the yearUnited States Andy Roddick
Doubles Team of the yearUnited States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
Most improved
player of the year
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Newcomer of the yearSpain Rafael Nadal
Comeback
player of the year
Australia Mark Phillipoussis
2002
2004

Contents

ScheduleEdit

The table below shows the 2003 ATP Tour schedule.

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
30 December 2002 Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
  United States
3–0
  Australia
Round Robin losers (Group A)
  Spain
  Uzbekistan
  Belgium
Round Robin losers (Group B)
  Czech Republic
  Italy
  Slovakia
2003 AAPT Championships
Adelaide, Australia
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Nikolay Davydenko
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
  Kristof Vliegen   Richard Krajicek
  Adrian Voinea
  Brian Vahaly
  Alberto Martín
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Antony Dupuis
  Jeff Coetzee
  Chris Haggard

2–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
  Max Mirnyi
  Jeff Morrison
2003 Tata Open
Chennai, India
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Paradorn Srichaphan
6–3, 6–1
  Karol Kučera   Juan Ignacio Chela
  Jean-René Lisnard
  Guillermo Cañas
  Tomas Behrend
  Rainer Schüttler
  Sargis Sargsian
  Julian Knowle
  Michael Kohlmann

7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–3)
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
2003 Qatar Open
Doha, Qatar
International Series
$1,000,000
Hard
  Stefan Koubek
6–4, 6–4
  Jan-Michael Gambill   Mikhail Youzhny
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Roger Federer
  Fernando Vicente
  Fabrice Santoro
  Andreas Vinciguerra
  Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk

3–6, 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6 January 2003 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–3, 7–5
  Dominik Hrbatý   Félix Mantilla
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Jiří Novák
  David Ferrer
  Guillermo Coria
  Stefan Koubek
  David Adams
  Robbie Koenig

7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–3
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Leoš Friedl
2003 Adidas International
Sydney, Australia
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Hyung-Taik Lee
4–6, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
  Juan Carlos Ferrero   Wayne Ferreira
  Rainer Schüttler
  Marat Safin
  Franco Squillari
  Mardy Fish
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Paul Hanley
  Nathan Healey

7–6(7–3), 6–4
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Joshua Eagle
13 January
20 January
2003 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$10,591,690
Hard
  Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
  Rainer Schüttler   Andy Roddick
  Wayne Ferreira
  Younes El Aynaoui
  David Nalbandian
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro

6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
Mixed Doubles:
  Leander Paes
  Martina Navratilova

6–4, 7–5
  Todd Woodbridge
  Eleni Daniilidou
27 January 2003 Milan Open
Milan, Italy
International Series
$380,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Martin Verkerk
6–4, 5–7, 7–5
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Jarkko Nieminen
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Richard Krajicek
  Jonas Björkman
  Julien Varlet
  Davide Sanguinetti
  Petr Luxa
  Radek Štěpánek

6–4, 7–6(7–4)
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Pavel Vízner

FebruaryEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 February Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round
Bucharest, Romania – Carpet (i)
Arnhem, Netherlands – Carpet (i)
Sydney, Australia – Clay (Red)
Helsingborg, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Zagreb, Croatia – Carpet (i)
Seville, Spain – Clay (Red)
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay (Red)
Ostrava, Czech Republic – Clay (Red) (i)
First Round winners
  France 4–1
   Switzerland 3–2
  Australia 4–1
  Sweden 3–2
  Croatia 4–1
  Spain 5–0
  Argentina 5–0
  Russia 3–2
First Round losers
  Romania
  Netherlands
  Great Britain
  Brazil
  United States
  Belgium
  Germany
  Czech Republic
10 February 2003 Open 13
Marseille, France
International Series
$500,000
Hard (indoor)
  Roger Federer
6–2, 7–6(8–6)
  Jonas Björkman   Karol Kučera
  Nicolas Escudé
  Raemon Sluiter
  Olivier Rochus
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Rodolphe Cadart
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Fabrice Santoro

6–1, 6–4
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Pavel Vízner
2003 Siebel Open
San Jose, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
  Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–1
  Davide Sanguinetti   James Blake
  Justin Gimelstob
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Nikolay Davydenko
  Vincent Spadea
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Hyung-Taik Lee
  Vladimir Voltchkov

7–5, 4–6, 6–3
  Paul Goldstein
  Robert Kendrick
2003 Bell South Open
Viña del Mar, Chile
International Series
$345,000
Clay
  David Sánchez
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Marcelo Ríos   Gastón Gaudio
  Albert Montañés
  Félix Mantilla
  Agustín Calleri
  Andrea Gaudenzi
  Jiří Vaněk
  Agustín Calleri
  Mariano Hood

6–3, 1–6, 6–4
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
17 February 2003 Copa AT&T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  Carlos Moyà
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
  Guillermo Coria   Gustavo Kuerten
  Gastón Gaudio
  Luis Horna
  Félix Mantilla
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  David Nalbandian
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto

6–2, 6–2
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  David Nalbandian
2003 Kroger St. Jude International
Memphis, USA
International Series Gold
$690,000
Hard (indoor)
  Taylor Dent
6–1, 6–4
  Andy Roddick   Brian Vahaly
  Vincent Spadea
  Robby Ginepri
  Irakli Labadze
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Mardy Fish
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–2, 7–6(7–3)
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
2003 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
International Series Gold
$800,000
Hard (indoor)
  Max Mirnyi
7–6(7–3), 6–4
  Raemon Sluiter   Sébastien Grosjean
  Roger Federer
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Nicolas Escudé
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Sjeng Schalken
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley

7–6(7–3), 6–2
  Roger Federer
  Max Mirnyi
24 February 2003 Abierto Mexicano Telefonica Movistar
Acapulco, Mexico
International Series Gold
$690,000
Clay
  Agustín Calleri
7–5, 3–6, 6–3
  Mariano Zabaleta   Félix Mantilla
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Carlos Moyà
  Marcelo Ríos
  Fernando González
  Iván Miranda
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–3, 6–3
  David Ferrer
  Fernando Vicente
2003 Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
  Karol Kučera
7–6(7–4), 6–4
  Olivier Rochus   Radek Štěpánek
  Wayne Arthurs
  Tomas Behrend
  Karol Beck
  Michel Kratochvil
  Magnus Norman
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Pavel Vízner

7–5, 5–7, 6–2
  Julian Knowle
  Michael Kohlmann
2003 Dubai Tennis Open
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Hard
  Roger Federer
6–1, 7–6(7–2)
  Jiří Novák   Ivan Ljubičić
  Tommy Robredo
  Hicham Arazi
  Rainer Schüttler
  Sjeng Schalken
  Feliciano López
  Leander Paes
  David Rikl

6–3, 6–0
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett

MarchEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 March 2003 International Tennis Championships
Delray Beach, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Jan-Michael Gambill
6–0, 7–6(7–5)
  Mardy Fish   Marcelo Ríos
  Robert Kendrick
  Alberto Martín
  Hyung-Taik Lee
  Flávio Saretta
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Leander Paes
  Nenad Zimonjić

7–5, 3–6, 7–5
  Raemon Sluiter
  Martin Verkerk
2003 Franklin Templeton Tennis Classic
Scottsdale, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 6–4
  Mark Philippoussis   Taylor Dent
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Àlex Corretja
  David Sánchez
  David Nalbandian
  James Blake
  James Blake
  Mark Merklein

6–4, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5)
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Mark Philippoussis
10 March 2003 Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, USA
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–1, 6–1
  Gustavo Kuerten   Vincent Spadea
  Rainer Schüttler
  Robby Ginepri
  Brian Vahaly
  James Blake
  Andy Roddick
  Wayne Ferreira
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov

3–6, 7–5, 6–4
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
17 March
24 March
2003 NASDAQ-100 Open
Miami, USA
Masters Series
$3,250,000
Hard
  Andre Agassi
6–3, 6–3
  Carlos Moyà   Paradorn Srichaphan
  Albert Costa
  Robby Ginepri
  Todd Martin
  Roger Federer
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Roger Federer
  Max Mirnyi

7–5, 6–3
  Leander Paes
  David Rikl
31 March Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinals
Toulouse, France – Hard (i)
Malmö, Sweden – Hard (i)
Valencia, Spain – Clay (Red)
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay (Red)
Quarterfinal winners
   Switzerland 3–2
  Australia 5–0
  Spain 5–0
  Argentina 5–0
Quarterfinal losers
  France
  Sweden
  Croatia
  Russia

AprilEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 April 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Julien Boutter
6–2, 2–6, 6–1
  Younes El Aynaoui   Hicham Arazi
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Nicolás Massú
  Olivier Mutis
  Federico Browne
  Flávio Saretta
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl

6–3, 7–5
  Devin Bowen
  Ashley Fisher
2003 Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
International Series
$525,000
Clay
  Nikolay Davydenko
6–4, 6–3
  Agustín Calleri   Tommy Robredo
  Max Mirnyi
  Galo Blanco
  Fernando González
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Feliciano López
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi

6–1, 6–2
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
14 April 2003 Monte Carlo Masters
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–2, 6–2
  Guillermo Coria   Vincent Spadea
  Carlos Moyà
  Alberto Martín
  Filippo Volandri
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Julien Boutter
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi

6–4, 3–6, 7–6(8–6)
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro
21 April 2003 Open Seat Godo
Barcelona, Spain
International Series Gold
$1,000,000
Clay
  Carlos Moyà
5–7, 6–2, 6–2, 3–0 ret.
  Marat Safin   Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Agustín Calleri
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Gastón Gaudio
  Tommy Robredo
  Nikolay Davydenko
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

6–4, 6–3
  Chris Haggard
  Robbie Koenig
2003 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Houston, USA
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Andre Agassi
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Andy Roddick   Jürgen Melzer
  Olivier Mutis
  Ricardo Mello
  Mardy Fish
  James Blake
  Fernando Meligeni
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–4, 6–3
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Graydon Oliver
28 April 2003 BMW Open
Munich, Germany
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Roger Federer
6–1, 6–4
  Jarkko Nieminen   Stefan Koubek
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Mikhail Youzhny
  Rainer Schüttler
  Sjeng Schalken
  Radek Štěpánek
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett

6–3, 7–5
  Joshua Eagle
  Jared Palmer
2003 CAM Open Comunidad Valenciana
Valencia, Spain
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–2, 6–4
  Christophe Rochus   Flávio Saretta
  Fernando Vicente
  Agustín Calleri
  Gastón Gaudio
  Nicolás Massú
  Sargis Sargsian
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood

6–1, 6–7(7–9), 6–4
  Brian MacPhie
  Nenad Zimonjić

MayEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 May 2003 Telecom Italia Masters
Rome, Italy
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
  Félix Mantilla
7–5, 6–2, 7–6(10–8)
  Roger Federer   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Martin Verkerk
  Filippo Volandri
  Rainer Schüttler
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley

6–1, 6–3
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro
12 May 2003 Hamburg Masters
Hamburg, Germany
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Clay
  Guillermo Coria
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
  Agustín Calleri   David Nalbandian
  Gastón Gaudio
  Fernando González
  Wayne Ferreira
  Mark Philippoussis
  Olivier Rochus
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–4, 7–6(10)
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi
19 May 2003 ARAG World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany
World Team Cup
$1,850,000
Clay
  Chile
2–1
  Czech Republic   Australia
  Argentina
  Spain
  United States
  Germany
  Sweden
2003 Internationaler Raiffeisen Grand Prix
St. Poelten, Austria
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  Andy Roddick
6–3, 6–2
  Nikolay Davydenko   David Sánchez
  Martin Verkerk
  Richard Krajicek
  Mario Ančić
  Flávio Saretta
  Antony Dupuis
  Simon Aspelin
  Massimo Bertolini

6–4, 6–7(8), 6–3
  Sargis Sargsian
  Nenad Zimonjić
26 May
2 June
2003 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$7,202,717
Clay
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
  Martin Verkerk   Albert Costa
  Guillermo Coria
  Tommy Robredo
  Fernando González
  Carlos Moyà
  Andre Agassi
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

7–6(7–3), 6–3
  Paul Haarhuis
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Mixed Doubles:
  Mike Bryan
  Lisa Raymond

6–3, 6–4
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Elena Likhovtseva

JuneEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 June 2003 Gerry Weber Open
Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
International Series
$800,000
Grass
  Roger Federer
6–1, 6–3
  Nicolas Kiefer   Mikhail Youzhny
  Arnaud Clément
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Jiří Novák
  Karol Kučera
  Radek Štěpánek
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

6–3, 6–4
  Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk
2003 Stella Artois Championships
Queen's Club, London, UK
International Series
$800,000
Grass
  Andy Roddick
6–3, 6–3
  Sébastien Grosjean   Tim Henman
  Andre Agassi
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Antony Dupuis
  Taylor Dent
  Xavier Malisse
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

5–7, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi
16 June 2003 Ordina Open
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
International Series
$380,000
Grass
  Sjeng Schalken
6–3, 6–4
  Arnaud Clément   Jan Vacek
  Raemon Sluiter
  Jiří Novák
  Fernando Vicente
  Tommy Robredo
  John van Lottum
  Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk

7–5, 7–6(7–4)
  Johnson
  Leander Paes
2003 Samsung Open
Nottingham, UK
International Series
$380,000
Grass
  Greg Rusedski
6–3, 6–2
  Mardy Fish   Hicham Arazi
  Jonas Björkman
  Wayne Arthurs
  Vladimir Voltchkov
  Alexander Popp
  Taylor Dent
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

7–6(7–3), 4–6, 7–6(7–4)
  Joshua Eagle
  Jared Palmer
23 June
30 June
2003 Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon, London, UK
Grand Slam
$7,229,233
Grass
  Roger Federer
7–6(7–5), 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
  Mark Philippoussis   Andy Roddick
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Jonas Björkman
  Sjeng Schalken
  Tim Henman
  Alexander Popp
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi
Mixed Doubles:
  Leander Paes
  Martina Navratilova

6–3, 6–3
  Andy Ram
  Anastassia Rodionova

JulyEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 July 2003 Synsam Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  Mariano Zabaleta
6–3, 6–4
  Nicolás Lapentti   Carlos Moyà
  Tommy Robredo
  Jonas Björkman
  Mikhail Youzhny
  Rafael Nadal
  Filippo Volandri
  Simon Aspelin
  Massimo Bertolini

6–7(3–7), 6–0, 6–4
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
2003 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad
Gstaad, Switzerland
International Series
$550,000
Clay
  Jiří Novák
5–7, 6–3, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
  Roger Federer   Gastón Gaudio
  Radek Štěpánek
  David Sánchez
  Stefan Koubek
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Rainer Schüttler
  Leander Paes
  David Rikl

6–3, 6–3
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
2003 Miller Lite Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, USA
International Series
$380,000
Grass
  Robby Ginepri
6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–1
  Jürgen Melzer   Gregory Carraz
  Bob Bryan
  Justin Gimelstob
  Iván Miranda
  Cyril Saulnier
  Jeff Salzenstein
  Jordan Kerr
  David MacPherson

7–6(7–4), 6–3
  Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
14 July 2003 Priority Telecom Dutch Open
Amersfoort, Netherlands
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  Nicolás Massú
6–4, 7–6(7–3), 6–2
  Raemon Sluiter   Albert Montañés
  Luis Horna
  Markus Hipfl
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
  Dennis van Scheppingen
  Óscar Hernández
  Devin Bowen
  Ashley Fisher

6–0, 6–4
  Chris Haggard
  André Sá
2003 Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
International Series Gold
$765,000
Clay
  Guillermo Coria
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
  Tommy Robredo   Fernando González
  Feliciano López
  Tomas Behrend
  Filippo Volandri
  Rainer Schüttler
  Mikhail Youzhny
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Pavel Vízner

3–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Kevin Ullyett
21 July 2003 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, USA
International Series
$600,000
Hard
  Andy Roddick
7–6(7–2), 6–4
  Paradorn Srichaphan   Sjeng Schalken
  Nicolas Thomann
  Xavier Malisse
  Robby Ginepri
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Scott Draper
  Mario Ančić
  Andy Ram

2–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–5
  Diego Ayala
  Robby Ginepri
2003 Generali Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
International Series Gold
$925,000
Clay
  Guillermo Coria
6–1, 6–4, 6–2
  Nicolás Massú   Mariano Zabaleta
  Feliciano López
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Nicolás Lapentti
  Gastón Gaudio
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk

6–4, 6–4
  Jürgen Melzer
  Alexander Peya
2003 Croatia Open
Umag, Croatia
International Series
$400,000
Clay
  Carlos Moyà
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
  Filippo Volandri   Rafael Nadal
  Dominik Hrbatý
  David Ferrer
  Magnus Norman
  Alberto Martín
  Fernando González
  Álex López Morón
  Rafael Nadal

6–3, 6–1
  Todd Perry
  Thomas Shimada
28 July 2003 Mercedes-Benz Cup
Los Angeles, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Wayne Ferreira
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
  Lleyton Hewitt   Nicolas Kiefer
  Mark Philippoussis
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Vincent Spadea
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Travis Parrott

6–4, 3–6, 7–5
  Joshua Eagle
  Sjeng Schalken
2003 Idea Prokom Open
Sopot, Poland
International Series
$500,000
Clay
  Guillermo Coria
7–5, 6–1
  David Ferrer   Luis Horna
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Olivier Mutis
  Andreas Vinciguerra
  Galo Blanco
  Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski

6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
2003 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., USA
International Series
$600,000
Hard
  Tim Henman
6–3, 6–4
  Fernando González   Andre Agassi
  Andy Roddick
  James Blake
  Max Mirnyi
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Mardy Fish
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Sargis Sargsian

7–5, 4–6, 6–2
  Chris Haggard
  Paul Hanley

AugustEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 August 2003 Canada Masters
Montreal, Canada
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
  Andy Roddick
6–1, 6–3
  David Nalbandian   Rainer Schüttler
  Roger Federer
  Andre Agassi
  Feliciano López
  Max Mirnyi
  Karol Kučera
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi

6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge
11 August 2003 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
Mason, USA
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard
  Andy Roddick
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)
  Mardy Fish   Max Mirnyi
  Rainer Schüttler
  Guillermo Coria
  Mariano Zabaleta
  David Nalbandian
  Robby Ginepri
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

7–5, 7–6(7–5)
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley
18 August 2003 TD Waterhouse Cup
Long Island, USA
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Paradorn Srichaphan
6–2, 6–4
  James Blake   Nicolas Kiefer
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Jeff Morrison
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Jarkko Nieminen
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Robbie Koenig
  Rodríguez

6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk
25 August
1 September
2003 US Open
Flushing, New York, United States
Grand Slam
$7,129,000
Hard
  Andy Roddick
6–3, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
  Juan Carlos Ferrero   Andre Agassi
  David Nalbandian
  Guillermo Coria
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Sjeng Schalken
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

5–7, 6–0, 7–5
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
Mixed Doubles:
  Bob Bryan
  Katarina Srebotnik

5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
  Daniel Nestor
  Lina Krasnoroutskaya

SeptemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 September 2003 BCR Open Romania
Bucharest, Romania
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  David Sánchez
6–2, 6–2
  Nicolás Massú   José Acasuso
  Răzvan Sabău
  John van Lottum
  Paul-Henri Mathieu
  Sargis Sargsian
  Victor Hănescu
  Karsten Braasch
  Sargis Sargsian

7–6(9–7), 6–2
  Simon Aspelin
  Jeff Coetzee
2003 Brasil Open
Costa do Sauipe, Brazil
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Sjeng Schalken
6–2, 6–4
  Rainer Schüttler   Gustavo Kuerten
  Gastón Etlis
  Ramón Delgado
  Ricardo Mello
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Vincent Spadea
  Todd Perry
  Thomas Shimada

6–2, 6–4
  Scott Humphries
  Mark Merklein
15 September Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinals
Melbourne, Australia – Hard
Málaga, Spain – Clay (Red)
Semifinal winners
  Australia 3–2
  Spain 3–2
Semifinal losers
   Switzerland
  Argentina
22 September 2003 Thailand Open
Bangkok, Thailand
International Series
$550,000
Hard
  Taylor Dent
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
  Juan Carlos Ferrero   Ivan Ljubičić
  Jarkko Nieminen
  Gregory Carraz
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Carlos Moyà
  Nicolas Thomann
  Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram

6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  Andrew Kratzmann
  Jarkko Nieminen
2003 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
International Series
$380,000
Clay
  Nicolás Massú
1–6, 6–2, 7–6(0)
  Paul-Henri Mathieu   Luis Horna
  Alberto Martín
  Albert Montañés
  Óscar Hernández
  Franco Squillari
  Diego Veronelli
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood

7–6(8–6), 6–7(3–7), 6–3
  František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
2003 Heineken Open Shanghai
Shanghai, China
International Series
$380,000
Hard
  Mark Philippoussis
6–2, 6–1
  Jiří Novák   Wayne Arthurs
  Robin Söderling
  Magnus Norman
  Ivo Karlović
  Guillermo Cañas
  Scott Draper
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley

6–2, 6–4
  Zeng Shaoxuan
  Zhu Benqiang
29 September 2003 Open de Moselle
Metz, France
International Series
$380,000
Hard (indoor)
  Arnaud Clément
6–3, 1–6, 6–3
  Fernando González   Andrei Pavel
  Fabrice Santoro
  Tommy Robredo
  David Ferrer
  Philipp Petzschner
  Alexander Popp
  Julien Benneteau
  Nicolas Mahut

7–6(7–2), 6–3
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro
2003 Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Taylor Dent
7–6(7–5), 6–4
  Sargis Sargsian   Paul-Henri Mathieu
  Vincent Spadea
  Igor Andreev
  Marc Rosset
  Stefan Koubek
  Agustín Calleri
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi

6–3, 7–5
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett
2003 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
International Series Gold
$690,000
Hard
  Rainer Schüttler
7–6(7–5), 6–2
  Sébastien Grosjean   Cyril Saulnier
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Scott Draper
  Mark Philippoussis
  Hyung-Taik Lee
  Jan-Michael Gambill
  Justin Gimelstob
  Nicolas Kiefer

6–7(6–8), 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  Scott Humphries
  Mark Merklein

OctoberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 October 2003 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
International Series
$800,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Rainer Schüttler
7–5, 6–3
  Arnaud Clément   Mikhail Youzhny
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Xavier Malisse
  Robby Ginepri
  Fabrice Santoro
  Hicham Arazi
  Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram

6–1, 6–3
  Julien Benneteau
  Nicolas Mahut
2003 CA Tennis Trophy
Vienna, Austria
International Series Gold
$765,000
Hard (indoor)
  Roger Federer
6–3, 6–3, 6–3
  Carlos Moyà   Max Mirnyi
  Tim Henman
  Jarkko Nieminen
  Feliciano López
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Yves Allegro
  Roger Federer

7–6(9–7), 7–5
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi
13 October 2003 Madrid Masters
Madrid, Spain
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Hard (indoor)
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
  Nicolás Massú   Roger Federer
  Younes El Aynaoui
  Paradorn Srichaphan
  Feliciano López
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Juan Ignacio Chela
  Mahesh Bhupathi
  Max Mirnyi

6–2, 2–6, 6–3
  Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett
20 October 2003 Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Guillermo Coria
W/O
  David Nalbandian   Andy Roddick
  Ivan Ljubičić
  Olivier Rochus
  Tim Henman
  Feliciano López
  Nicolás Lapentti
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–4, 6–2
  Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
2003 St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
International Series
$1,000,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–4, 6–3
  Sargis Sargsian   Rainer Schüttler
  Àlex Corretja
  Mikhail Youzhny
  Lars Burgsmüller
  Vincent Spadea
  Sébastien Grosjean
  Julian Knowle
  Nenad Zimonjić

7–6(7–1), 6–3
  Michael Kohlmann
  Rainer Schüttler
2003 If Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
International Series
$650,000
Hard (indoor)
  Mardy Fish
7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)
  Robin Söderling   Davide Sanguinetti
  Thomas Enqvist
  Jonas Björkman
  Joachim Johansson
  Mario Ančić
  Robby Ginepri
  Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge

6–3, 6–4
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley
27 October 2003 BNP Paribas Masters
Paris, France
Masters Series
$2,450,000
Carpet (indoor)
  Tim Henman
6–2, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–2)
  Andrei Pavel   Jiří Novák
  Andy Roddick
  Hicham Arazi
  Rainer Schüttler
  Roger Federer
  Jonas Björkman
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley

6–3, 1–6, 6–3
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro

NovemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Round Robin
3 November
No tournaments scheduled.
10 November 2003 Tennis Masters Cup
Houston, USA
Tennis Masters Cup
$4,450,000
Hard
  Roger Federer
6–3, 6–0, 6–4
  Andre Agassi   Rainer Schüttler
  Andy Roddick
  Guillermo Coria
  Carlos Moyà
  David Nalbandian
  Juan Carlos Ferrero
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan

6–7(6–8), 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
  Michaël Llodra
  Fabrice Santoro
17 November
No tournaments scheduled.
24 November Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
Melbourne, Australia – Grass
  Australia 3–1   Spain

Statistical informationEdit

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

The following players won their first title:

Titles won by nation:

  •   United States 16 (Australian Open, San Jose, Memphis, Delray Beach, Miami Masters, Houston, St. Poelten, London Queen's Club, Newport, Indianapolis, Canada Masters, Cincinnati Masters, US Open, Bangkok, Moscow and Stockholm)
  •   Spain 10 (Viña del Mar, Buenos Aires, Monte Carlos Masters, Barcelona, Valencia, Rome Masters, French Open, Umag, Bucharest and Madrid Masters)
  •   Argentina 7 (Acapulco, Hamburg Masters, Båstad, Stuttgart, Kitzbühel, Sopot and Basel)
  •   Switzerland 7 (Marseille, Dubai, Munich, Halle, Wimbledon , Vienna and Masters Cup)
  •   Australia 3 (Scottsdale, Indian Wells Masters and Shanghai)
  •   Netherlands 3 (Milan, 's-Hertogenbosch and Costa do Sauipe)
  •   United Kingdom 3 (Nottingham, Washington, D.C. and Paris Masters)
  •   Brazil 2 (Auckland and St. Petersburg)
  •   Chile 2 (Amersfoort and Palermo)
  •   France 2 (Casablanca and Metz)
  •   Germany 2 (Tokyo and Lyon)
  •   Russia 2 (Adelaide and Estoril)
  •   Thailand 2 (Chennai and Long Island)
  •   Austria 1 (Doha)
  •   Belarus 1 (Rotterdam)
  •   Czech Republic 1 (Gstaad)
  •   Slovakia 1 (Copenhagen)
  •   South Africa 1 (Los Angeles)
  •   South Korea 1 (Sydney)

ATP entry rankingsEdit

SinglesEdit

ATP Rankings

As of 16 December 2002[1]
Rk Name Nation Points
1 Lleyton Hewitt   AUS 4,485
2 Andre Agassi   USA 3,395
3 Marat Safin   RUS 2,845
4 Juan Carlos Ferrero   ESP 2,740
5 Carlos Moyà   ESP 2,630
6 Roger Federer    SUI 2,590
7 Jiří Novák   CZE 2,335
8 Tim Henman   GBR 2,215
9 Albert Costa   ESP 2,070
10 Andy Roddick   USA 2,045
11 Tommy Haas   GER 2,020
12 David Nalbandian   ARG 1,775
13 Pete Sampras   USA 1,735
14 Thomas Johansson   SWE 1,725
15 Guillermo Cañas   ARG 1,725
16 Paradorn Srichaphan   THA 1,646
17 Sébastien Grosjean   FRA 1,640
18 Fernando González   CHI 1,636
19 Àlex Corretja   ESP 1,555
20 Sjeng Schalken   NED 1,525
Final rankings as of (15 December 2003)[2]
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Andy Roddick   USA 4,535 1 10   9
2 Roger Federer    SUI 4,375 2 6   4
3 Juan Carlos Ferrero   ESP 4,205 1 4   1
4 Andre Agassi   USA 3,425 1 5   2
5 Guillermo Coria   ARG 3,330 4 45   40
6 Rainer Schüttler   GER 3,205 6 38   27
7 Carlos Moyà   ESP 2,280 4 7   2
8 David Nalbandian   ARG 2,060 8 21   4
9 Mark Philippoussis   AUS 1,615 9 104   71
10 Sébastien Grosjean   FRA 1,610 9 20   7
11 Paradorn Srichaphan   THA 1,595 9 16   5
12 Nicolás Massú   CHI 1,559 12 105   44
13 Jiří Novák   CZE 1,510 7 18   6
14 Younes El Aynaoui   MAR 1,480 14 26   8
15 Tim Henman   GBR 1,480 8 40   7
16 Gustavo Kuerten   BRA 1,470 13 37   21
17 Lleyton Hewitt   AUS 1,450 1 18   16
18 Sjeng Schalken   NED 1,445 11 20   2
19 Martin Verkerk   NED 1,425 14 90   67
20 Mardy Fish   USA 1,300 19 84   64

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 2008 season:

  •   Michael Chang (born February 22, 1972, in Hoboken, New Jersey) He turned professional in 1988 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 2. He won the French Open in 1989 and was a finalist at the Australian Open and the US Open, as well as the year-end finals. In all, he won 34 career titles. He played his final career match at the US Open against Fernando González.[3]
  •   Francisco Clavet (born October 24, 1968, in Aranjuez, Spain) He turned professional in 1988 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 18 in 1992. He earned eight singles titles and played his last match in Segovia in July against Nicolas Mahut.[4]
  •   Fernando Meligeni (born April 12, 1971, in Buenos Aires, Argentina) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of no. 25 in 1999. He reached the semifinals of the French Open in 1999 and earned three career singles titles. In doubles, he was ranked no. 34 in 1997 and earned seven career titles.
  •   Andrea Gaudenzi (born 30 July 1973 in Faenza, Italy) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 18 in 1995. He earned three career singles titles and two doubles titles. His last match was in San Marino in August against Federico Browne.[5]
  •   Paul Haarhuis (born 19 February 1966 in Eindhoven, Netherlands) He turned professional in 1989 and reached a career-high ranking of world no. 18. He reached the quarterfinals at the US Open and earned one career singles title. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 1 in 1994 and won all four Grand Slam tournaments, the French open three times. He played his last career match at Wimbledon partnering Yevgeny Kafelnikov.[6]
  •   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (born 18 February 1974 in Sochi, Soviet Union) He turned professional in 1992 and reached the world no. 1 ranking in 1999. He won two Grand Slam singles titles, the 1996 French Open and the 1999 Australian Open. He also won four Grand Slam doubles titles, and the men's singles gold medal at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. He also helped Russia win the Davis Cup in 2002. He is the last man to have won both the men's singles and doubles titles at the same Grand Slam tournament, the 1996 French Open. He played his last match in St. Petersburg in October against Mikhail Youzhny.[7]
  •   Richard Krajicek (born 6 December 1971 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) He turned professional in 1989 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 4 in 1999. He won Wimbledon in 1996 and was a semifinalist at the Australian and French Opens. He earned 17 career ATP titles. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 45 and won three career titles, also reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open. His last career ATP match was in 's-Hertogenbusch in June against Olivier Mutis.[8]
  •   Alex O'Brien (born 7 March 1970 in Amarillo, Texas) He turned professional in 1992 and reached his career-high singles ranking of world no. 30 in 1997. He earned one career singles ATP title. In doubles, he was ranked world no. 1 in 2000 and won the US Open in 1999. He was a finalist at the Australian Open in 1996 and 1997 and a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon in 1999 and 2000. His last career match was in Torrance, California, in October partnering Kevin Kim.[9]
  •   Sandon Stolle (born 13 July 1970 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) He turned professional in 1991 and reached a career-high singles ranking of no. 50 and doubles ranking of no. 2 in 2001. He earned 22 career titles in doubles and won the US Open in 1998, partnering Cyril Suk. He was a finalist at the US Open (1995), French Open (2000), and Wimbledon (2000), each time losing the final match to the "Woodies". His last match was at the Australian Open partnering Andrew Florent.[10]
  •   Daniel Vacek (born 1 April 1971 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) He turned professional in 1990 and reached his career-high singles ranking of no. 26 in 1996. In doubles, he was ranked no. 3 in 1997 and earned 25 career titles. He won the French Open in 1996 and 1997 and the US Open in 1997. He was also a quarterfinalist at the Australian Open in 1999. He played his last match at Wimbledon partnering Jim Thomas.[11]
  •   Adrian Voinea (born 6 August 1974 in Focşani, Romania) He turned professional in 1993 and reached his career-high ranking of world no. 36 in 1996. He reached the quarterfinals at the French Open in 1995 and earned one career ATP title. He played his last match in Sopot in July against Olivier Mutis.[12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ATP rankings, as of 16 December 2002". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 2003-12-18. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  2. ^ "ATP rankings, as of 15 December 2003". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 2003-12-18. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  3. ^ ATP Player Activity page
  4. ^ ATP Player Activity page
  5. ^ ATP Player Activity page
  6. ^ ATP Player Activity page
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  8. ^ ATP Player Activity page
  9. ^ ATP Player Activity page
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  11. ^ ATP Player Activity page
  12. ^ ATP Player Activity page

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