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Tennis at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games

The tennis competitions at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad, India were held from October 25 to October 31[1] at the SAAP Tennis Complex.[2] The events were held on grass courts.

Tennis at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games
Date25–31 October
Edition1st
LocationSAAP Tennis Complex
Champions
Men's Singles
 Vijay Kannan (IND)
Women's Singles
 Sania Mirza (IND)
Men's Doubles
 Mahesh Bhupathi / Rohan Bopanna (IND)
Women's Doubles
 Rushmi Chakravarthi / Sania Mirza (IND)
Mixed Doubles
 Mahesh Bhupathi / Sania Mirza (IND)
Men's team
 India
Women's team
 India
Afro-Asian Games

All semifinal losers were awarded Bronze Medal. India was the most successful- it won Gold Medals in each tennis event. Then-16-year-old and rising Indian star on the professional tennis court, Sania Mirza, was the most victorious, winning four Gold Medals.

Men's singlesEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles   Vijay Kannan (IND)   Johnny Arcilla (PHI)   Sonny Kayombo (COD)
  Sunday Maku (NGR)

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    Sonny Kayombo 7 4 1
    Johnny Arcilla 5 6 6
    Johnny Arcilla 1 1  
2   Vijay Kannan 6 6  
    Sunday Maku 6 3 64
2   Vijay Kannan 4 6 77

Main drawEdit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1   P Amritraj      
    S Kayombo w/o    
    S Kayombo 7 4 1
    J Arcilla 7 6       J Arcilla 5 6 6
    R de Silva 5 4       J Arcilla 6 2 6
4   A-M Babalola 3 6 3
    J Arcilla 1 1  
2   V Kannan 6 6  
3   J Victorino 6 4 66
    S Maku 1 6 78
    S Maku 6 3 64
2   V Kannan 4 6 77
    H Godamane 1 5  
2   V Kannan 6 7  

Men's doublesEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Doubles   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
(IND)
  Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
  Vinod Sridhar
(IND)
  Adelo Abadia
  Johnny Arcilla
(PHI)
  Abdul-Mumin Babalola
  Sunday Maku
(NGR)

SeedsEdit

Main drawEdit

  • Only four teams in the draw
Semifinals Final
          
1   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
6 6  
3   Adelo Abadia
  Johnny Arcilla
3 2  
1   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
6 3 6
2   Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
  Vinod Sridhar
4 6 2
4   Abdul-Mumin Babalola
  Sunday Maku
1 0  
2   Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
  Vinod Sridhar
6 6  

Women's singlesEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Singles   Sania Mirza (IND)   Rushmi Chakravarthi (IND)   Czarina Arevalo (PHI)
  Sandy Gumulya (INA)

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Sania Mirza 6 6  
    Czarina Arevalo 4 1  
1   Sania Mirza 78 6  
2   Rushmi Chakravarthi 663  
3   Sandy Gumulya 3 6 3
2   Rushmi Chakravarthi 6 2 6

Main drawEdit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1   S Mirza 6 6  
    F Mawisire 1 0  
1   S Mirza 6 6  
    C Arevalo 4 1  
    C Arevalo 6 77  
4   S Mende 1 65 
1   S Mirza 78 6  
2   R Chakravarthi 663  
3   S Gumulya 6 77  
    C Udofa 1 62 
3   S Gumulya 3 6 3
    F Masiyazi 2 4   2   R Chakravarthi 6 2 6
    K Berthe 6 6       K Berthe 3 62 
2   R Chakravarthi 6 77  

Women's doublesEdit

Mixed doublesEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed Doubles   Sania Mirza
  Mahesh Bhupathi
(IND)
  Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Vishal Uppal
(IND)
  Czarina Arevalo
  Adelo Abadia
(PHI)
  Anna-Patricia Santos
  Johnny Arcilla
(PHI)

SeedsEdit

Main drawEdit

  • Only six teams in the draw
Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1   Sania Mirza
  Mahesh Bhupathi
6 6  
    Clara Udofa
  Sunday Maku
654   3   Czarina Arevalo
  Adelo Abadia
2 2  
3   Czarina Arevalo
  Adelo Abadia
77 6   1   Sania Mirza
  Mahesh Bhupathi
7 6  
2   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Vishal Uppal
613  
4   Anna-Patricia Santos
  Johnny Arcilla
77 4 4
4   Anna-Patricia Santos
  Johnny Arcilla
3 6 6 2   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Vishal Uppal
656 6
    Osaro Amadin
  Rotimi Jegede
6 3 2

Men's teamEdit

Women's teamEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Team   India
Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
Sonal Phadke
Meghha Vakaria
  Nigeria
Osaro Amadin
Clara Udofa
  Philippines
Czarina Arevalo
Anna-Patricia Santos
  Indonesia

DrawEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1   India 2
    Nigeria 1
1   India 3
    Zimbabwe 0 2   Indonesia 0
    Philippines 3     Philippines 1
2   Indonesia 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The duration of the AAG tennis competition". Rediff.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
  2. ^ "Venue of the events". The Tribune, India. Retrieved 2009-11-21.