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2003 French Open – Men's Singles

Albert Costa was the defending champion, but was defeated in the semifinals by Juan Carlos Ferrero, who ultimately won in the final 6–1, 6–3, 6–2, against Martin Verkerk.

Men's Singles
2003 French Open
ChampionSpain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Runner-upNetherlands Martin Verkerk
Final score6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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As of 2019, this is the most recent Grand Slam event Roger Federer lost in the first round.

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Lleyton Hewitt (Third round)
  2.   Andre Agassi (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Juan Carlos Ferrero (Champion)
  4.   Carlos Moyà (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Roger Federer (First round)
  6.   Andy Roddick (First round)
  7.   Guillermo Coria (Semifinals)
  8.   David Nalbandian (Second round)
  9.   Albert Costa (Semifinals)
  10.   Paradorn Srichaphan (First round)
  11.   Rainer Schüttler (Fourth round)
  12.   Sjeng Schalken (Third round, retired because of a stomach ache)
  13.   Jiří Novák (Fourth round)
  14.   Sébastien Grosjean (Second round)
  15.   Gustavo Kuerten (Fourth round)
  16.   Àlex Corretja (First round)
  17.   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second round)
  18.   Agustín Calleri (First round)
  19.   Fernando González (Quarterfinals)
  20.   Félix Mantilla (Fourth round)
  21.   Gastón Gaudio (Third round)
  22.   Wayne Ferreira (Third round, retired because of a groin injury)
  23.   Younes El Aynaoui (Third round)
  24.   James Blake (Second round)
  25.   Tim Henman (Third round)
  26.   Xavier Malisse (Third round)
  27.   Mikhail Youzhny (Second round)
  28.   Tommy Robredo (Quarterfinals)
  29.   Vincent Spadea (Third round)
  30.   Jarkko Nieminen (Fourth round)
  31.   Juan Ignacio Chela (Third round)
  32.   Arnaud Clément (Fourth round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
28   Tommy Robredo 6 6 4 5 2
9   Albert Costa 2 3 6 7 6
9   Albert Costa 3 654
3   Juan Carlos Ferrero 6 77 6
3   Juan Carlos Ferrero 6 3 6 5 6
19   Fernando González 1 6 1 7 4
3   Juan Carlos Ferrero 6 6 6
    Martin Verkerk 1 3 2
    Martin Verkerk 6 6 5 4 8
4   Carlos Moyà 3 4 7 6 6
    Martin Verkerk 77 6 77
7   Guillermo Coria 644 60
7   Guillermo Coria 4 6 6 6
2   Andre Agassi 6 3 2 4

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   L Hewitt 6 6 666
    B Vahaly 4 1 78 3 1   L Hewitt 6 4 6 77
    N Davydenko 6 7 6     N Davydenko 3 6 3 65
    G Rusedski 3 5 2 1   L Hewitt 6 6 3 2 3
    J Björkman 6 6 6 28   T Robredo 4 1 6 6 6
    M Mirnyi 1 2 4     J Björkman 623 4
Q   G Lapentti 6 636 1 r 28   T Robredo 77 6 6
28   T Robredo 3 77 3 3 28   T Robredo 6 1 77 6
21   G Gaudio 7 6 6 15   G Kuerten 4 6 624
    P-H Mathieu 5 3 3 21   G Gaudio 6 1 6 6
    O Mutis 6 656 6     O Mutis 2 6 2 2
WC   J Golmard 2 77 2 3 21   G Gaudio 615 7 3
    H Arazi 6 77 2 6 15   G Kuerten 77 7 5 6
    R Sluiter 2 636 0     H Arazi 1 0 1
    M Rosset 2 77 3 63 15   G Kuerten 6 6 6
15   G Kuerten 6 636 77

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   A Costa 632 7 6 6
LL   S Roitman 77 6 5 2 2 9   A Costa 6 5 6 3 6
    W Arthurs 1 6 1 62     R Štěpánek 3 7 4 6 4
    R Štěpánek 6 4 6 77 9   A Costa 4 4 6 6 6
WC   R Gasquet 3 640 r     N Lapentti 6 6 3 4 4
    N Lapentti 6 77 3     N Lapentti 4 6 6 6
    F Squillari 7 77 6     F Squillari 6 1 4 3
18   A Calleri 5 623 9   A Costa 6 7 7
32   A Clément 6 6 6 32   A Clément 2 5 5
    T Enqvist 3 4 2 32   A Clément 6 6 6
    L Burgsmüller 77 6 4 6     L Burgsmüller 3 3 3
    M Fish 632 6 1 32   A Clément 6 6 6
Q   N Coutelot 6 6 6 Q   N Coutelot 4 3 2
    D Sanguinetti 3 3 4 Q   N Coutelot 6 6 4 2 6
    Á Montañés 4 3 6 5 8   D Nalbandian 3 3 6 6 1
8   D Nalbandian 6 6 3 7

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   JC Ferrero 7 7 6
    M Kratochvil 5 5 4 3   JC Ferrero 6 3
    M Norman 4 1 3     N Massú 2 0 r
    N Massú 6 6 6 3   JC Ferrero 4 6 6 6
    T Martin 4 6 6 6 25   T Henman 6 2 4 2
    J Acasuso 6 3 4 2     T Martin 657 1 5
    V Voltchkov 2 3 1 25   T Henman 77 5 6 7
25   T Henman 6 6 6 3   JC Ferrero 6 6 6
20   F Mantilla 77 6 77 20   F Mantilla 2 1 1
    H-t Lee 634 64 20   F Mantilla 6 4 6 6
    O Rochus 6 6 1 1 3 Q   F Browne 3 6 3 1
Q   F Browne 4 2 6 6 6 20   F Mantilla 77 6 6
Q   A Waske 6 2 5 6 3     F Vicente 633 3
    F Vicente 3 6 7 1 6     F Vicente 77 6 6
    A Voinea 4 636 3 14   S Grosjean 633 3
14   S Grosjean 6 77 3 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   S Schalken 6 6 3 6
WC   S Draper 2 4 6 4 12   S Schalken 6 6 6
WC   M Chang 5 1 1     F Santoro 1 3 4
    F Santoro 7 6 6 12   S Schalken 643 1r
WC   T Ascione 6 2 4 4 19   F González 77 6 3
    A Portas 3 6 6 6     A Portas 3 6 4 2
    J-M Gambill 0 2 3 19   F González 6 4 6 6
19   F González 6 6 6 19   F González 6 6 6
30   J Nieminen 77 646 6 30   J Nieminen 3 3 2
    N Escudé 6377 3 1 30   J Nieminen 1 1 77 6 6
Q   J Varlet 6 4 6 77 Q   J Varlet 6 6 642 4
    K Carlsen 1 6 3 65 30   J Nieminen 616 6 3 6
    M Llodra 4 3 2 Q   V Hănescu 77 4 2 6 3
Q   V Hănescu 6 6 6 Q   V Hănescu 6 7 3 6
    S Sargsian 636 6 6     S Sargsian 3 5 6 2
6   A Roddick 77 1 2 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   R Federer 662 63
    L Horna 78 6 77     L Horna 6 4 6 5 2
    Z Krajan 3 4 4     M Verkerk 4 6 4 7 6
    M Verkerk 6 6 6     M Verkerk 5 6 6 7
    J van Lottum 6 3 2 6 6 29   V Spadea 7 4 2 5
Q   D Norman 3 6 6 3 4     J van Lottum 5 1 6 1
    I Labadze 1 6 7 4 1 29   V Spadea 7 6 2 6
29   V Spadea 6 3 5 6 6     M Verkerk 6 6 7
22   W Ferreira 6 6 6 11   R Schüttler 3 3 5
    T Behrend 4 2 3 22   W Ferreira 4 6 6 6
    D Ferrer 6 6 77     D Ferrer 6 4 1 3
    J Melzer 2 2 62 22   W Ferreira 3 6 633 r
    J-R Lisnard 6 6 4 6 11   R Schüttler 6 1 77 2
Q   M Delfino 1 4 6 4     J-R Lisnard 6 2 0 0
    C Mamiit 1 6 4 2 11   R Schüttler 4 6 6 6
11   R Schüttler 6 2 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   J Novák 6 6 6
WC   J Benneteau 2 3 2 13   J Novák 6 3 0 6 6
WC   N Mahut 5 1 65 Q   M López 4 6 6 1 3
Q   M López 7 6 77 13   J Novák 6 7 3 6
    K Kučera 2 3 2     I Ljubičić 4 5 6 2
    I Ljubičić 6 6 6     I Ljubičić 6 4 77 6
    T Dent 4 3 63 24   J Blake 3 6 624
24   J Blake 6 6 77 13   J Novák 5 3 2
31   JI Chela 3 77 6 7 4   C Moyà 7 6 6
WC   C Saulnier 6 633 5 31   JI Chela 6 5 6 6
LL   I Heuberger 656 2 2 LL   G Galimberti 2 7 2 1
LL   G Galimberti 77 4 6 6 31   JI Chela 2 3 6 6 3
    M Philippoussis 2 617 6 6 4   C Moyà 6 6 3 2 6
Q   A Kim 6 77 5 2 2     M Philippoussis 2 4 67
LL   F Volandri 676 2 3 4   C Moyà 6 6 79
4   C Moyà 79 4 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   G Coria 6 6 6
    A Sá 3 1 1 7   G Coria 6 5 6 6
Q   T Larkham 3 3 6 6 3     N Kiefer 3 7 3 1
    N Kiefer 6 6 4 2 6 7   G Coria 6 6 6
Q   A Sávolt 7 77 4 6 Q   A Sávolt 4 1 1
    A Vinciguerra 5 646 0 Q   A Sávolt 3 6 5 6 6
    D Sánchez 3 0 0 27   M Youzhny 6 4 7 2 4
27   M Youzhny 6 6 6 7   G Coria 6 77 5 646
23   Y El Aynaoui 6 6 6     M Zabaleta 4 647 77 3
    A Dupuis 4 4 4 23   Y El Aynaoui 6 6 6
Q   C Rochus 7 6 6 Q   C Rochus 4 4 3
Q   H Gamonal 5 3 3 23   Y El Aynaoui 2 4 6 62
    M Zabaleta 6 710 6     M Zabaleta 6 6 3 77
    F López 2 680     M Zabaleta 6 6 6
    D Hrbatý 6 3 6 7     D Hrbatý 2 4 2
10   P Srichaphan 4 6 0 5

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   À Corretja 7 3 0 5
Q   G Blanco 5 6 6 7 Q   G Blanco 6 6 6
    M Puerta 6 4 77 6     M Puerta 2 2 4
    J Gimelstob 2 6 611 Q   G Blanco 633 2 r
    F Saretta 77 6 6     F Saretta 77 6 2
    A Martín 640 0     F Saretta 6 3 6 606
    J Boutter 1 2 4 17   Y Kafelnikov 4 6 0 77 4
17   Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6     F Saretta 2 1 5
26   X Malisse 7 6 6 2   A Agassi 6 6 7
Q   Á Calatrava 5 4 2 26   X Malisse 3 4 6 7 8
    S Koubek 7 6 6     S Koubek 6 6 4 5 6
PR   A Popp 5 2 3 26   X Malisse 4 5 5
    M Ríos 1 0r 2   A Agassi 6 7 7
    M Ančić 6 1     M Ančić 7 6 4 2 5
    K Beck 2 3 3 2   A Agassi 5 1 6 6 7
2   A Agassi 6 6 6

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