This page covers all the important events in the sport of tennis in 2002. Primarily, it provides the results of notable tournaments throughout the year on both the ATP and WTA Tours, the Davis Cup, and the Fed Cup. Serena Williams triumphed in three top tennis contests in 2002: Wimbledon, the US Open, and the French Open. Other champions that year included Lleyton Hewitt at Wimbledon and in the Tennis Masters Cup; Pete Sampras in the US Open; Jennifer Capriati and Thomas Johansson in the Australian Open; Albert Costa in the French Open; and Kim Clijsters in the WTA Tour Championships. In i ...
The ATP Tour is the elite tour for professional tennis organised by the ATP. The ATP Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the Tennis Masters Cup, the ATP Masters Series, the International Series Gold and the International Series tournaments.
The 2002 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Australia. It was the 90th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 14 through 27 January 2002 and attracted an attendance of 518.248. Andre Agassi and Jennifer Capriati were the defending champions. Agassi, chose to withdraw the tournament due to wrist injury. Thomas Johansson won his first Grand Slam title, while Capriati successfully defended her title defeating three-time champion Martina Hingis in the final. Kia Motors began its sponsorship in this season replacing ...
The 2002 Davis Cup was the 91st edition of the most important tournament between nations in mens tennis. A total of 130 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Russia defeated France at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, on 29 November - 1 December, giving Russia their first title. This is the only time in the history of the competition that a two-set deficit has been turned around in a live fifth rubber of a Final.
The 2002 Fed Cup was the 40th edition of the most important competition between national teams in womens tennis. The final took place at the Palacio de Congresos de Maspalomas in Gran Canaria, Spain on 2–3 November. Slovakia defeated Spain, giving Slovakia their first title.
The ITF Womens Circuit is the second tier tour for womens professional tennis organised by the International Tennis Federation, and is the tier below the WTA Tour. In 2002, the ITF Womens circuit included tournaments with prize money ranging from.000 to.000. In addition to the traditional tournament format, there were also two four-week circuits worth.000 each in prize money and two four-week development circuits each worth.000. The ITF world champions in 2002 were Serena Williams senior singles, Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suarez senior doubles, Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova junior single ...
The 2002 US Open was held between August 26 – September 8, 2002. Both Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, Hewitt being defeated in the semifinals by Andre Agassi and Venus being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena. It was the third of four consecutive Grand Slam titles won by Serena, all won by defeating Venus in the final. Pete Sampras, runner-up in 2001, won his fifth US Open title, and his 14th and final Grand Slam title, defeating his rival Agassi in the final in four sets.
The 2002 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England. It was the 116th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 2002. It was the third Grand Slam tennis event of the year. Goran Ivanisevic did not defend his title this year. Lleyton Hewitt, the World No.1, defeated David Nalbandian in the final in straight sets to win his second Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title. He became the first Australian since Pat Cash in 1987 to win Wimbledon. Venus W ...
The 2002 Sanex WTA Tour was the elite professional tennis circuit organized by the Womens Tennis Association for the 2002 tennis season. The WTA Tour calendar comprised the Grand Slam tournaments), the WTA Tier I-V Events, the Fed Cup and the year-end championships. New tournaments created for the 2002 season included the Proximus Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium; a new green clay event, the Sarasota Clay Court Classic, in Sarasota, U.S.; and the Nordea Nordic Light Open held in Espoo, Finland. Another new tournament was created to be held in Aarhus, Denmark, but was later cancelled. Also ...
ⓘ 2002 in tennis
- This page covers all the important events in the sport of tennis in 2002 Primarily, it provides the results of notable tournaments throughout the year
- The 2002 US Open was held between August 26 September 8, 2002 Both Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, Hewitt
- The 2002 Dubai Tennis Championships and Dubai Duty Free Women s Open were tennis tournaments played on outdoor hard courts at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre
- The 2002 Energis Open was a men s tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Amersfoort, the Netherlands and was part of the International Series
- The 2002 AAPT Championships was a men s ATP tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Adelaide in Australia and was part of the International
- The 2002 Tennis Masters Cup was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 33rd edition of the year - end singles championships and was
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- Tennis were contested at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea from October 2 to October 12, 2002 Tennis had team, doubles, and singles events for
- The 2002 International Raiffeisen Grand Prix was a men s tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Sankt Polten in Austria and was part of the
- The 2002 Pilot Pen Tennis was a women s tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 20th edition of the Pilot Pen Tennis and was part of
- The 2002 RCA Championships was a men s tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Indianapolis Tennis Center in Indianapolis, Indiana in the
Tennis at the 2002 Asian Games
Tennis were contested at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea from October 2 to October 12, 2002. Tennis had team, doubles, and singles events for men and women, as well as a mixed doubles competition. The tennis competition was held at the Geumjeong Tennis Stadium. Host country-South Korea ranked first in the medal standings with seven medals.
2002 Davis Cup World Group
The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2002. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists were guaranteed a World Group spot for 2003.
2002 Hopman Cup
The 2002 Hopman Cup was a tennis championship won by Spains Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Tommy Robredo. Sanchez Vicario and Robredo defeated the United States in the final at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Perth, Western Australia.