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Leander Paes' Complete Singles and Doubles Results for 2000

Index page for all yearly results and points tally

1999 Results .. 2001 Results


2000 Results:  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 

Jan 3 - Jan 9 $435K Gold Flake, Chennai, Hard. (Week's Notes) [R2] 2 C.Pioline (FRA,14) d. WC L.Paes 63 64 [R1] WC L.Paes d. J.Boutter (FRA,133) 64 76(6) * Paes/Bhupathi could not defend title they won 3 times in a row before MB off the tour after rotator cuff surgery. LP plays with Byron Black (RSA,10) [QF] WC J.Boutter/ C.Rochus d. 1 B.Black/ L.Paes 63 64 [R1] 1 BB-LP d. S.Groen/ L.Tieleman 63 76(6)
Jan 10 - Jan 31 Australian Open, Hard., $ 4.7M (Notes: Week1, Week2, Week3) [R2] A.Vinciguerra (SWE,98) d. Q L.Paes 76(3) 64 63 [R1] Q L.Paes d. W Dejan Petrovic (AUS,201) 62 36 76(5) 64 [Q3] 9 L.Paes d. 23 M.Ondruska (RSA,163) 76(4) 76(5) [Q2] 9 L.Paes d. F.Cermak (CZE,346) 62 62 [Q1] 9 L.Paes d. V.Liukko (FIN,177) 63 76(3) LP played with Sebastien Lareau (CAN,4) and were top seeds in doubles [R1] G.Grant/ J.Waite d. 1 S.Lareau/ L.Paes 76(2) 26 75 LP played with Lisa Raymond (USA,4) and they were second seeds in mixed doubles [R1] D.Adams/ K.Boogert d. 2 L.Paes/ L.Raymond 67(7) 26
Jan 31 - Feb 6 Davis Cup, India-vs-Lebanon, Lucknow (Week's Notes) [Match-5] A.Hamadeh (LIB) d. F.Syed (IND) 26 75 61 [Match-4] L.Paes (IND) d. J.Zaatini (LIB) 63 61 64 [Match-3] A.Hamadeh-J.Zaatini d. L.Paes-F.Syed 67(2) 76(3) 46 63 6-4 [Match-2] F.Syed (IND) d. J.Zaatini (LIB) 64 36 75 76(3) [Match-1] L.Paes (IND) d. A.Hamadeh (LIB) 64 75 76(3) India wins 3-2 over Lebanon. India play S.Korea in India in Group-I Round-2 (April)
Feb 7 - Feb 13 $1M Dubai Duty Free Open, Hardcourt (Week's Notes) [R1] F.Vicente (ESP,47) d. WC L.Paes 06 64 36
Feb 14 - Feb 20 $25K+H Kolkata Challenger, Grass (Week's Notes) [QF] A.Qureshi (PAK,330) d. 1 L.Paes 63 75 [R2] 1 L.Paes d. L.Dahan (ISR,313) 62 62 [R1] L.Paes d. D.Tomashevic (UZB,389) 64 61
Feb 21 - Feb 27 Off Week (Week's Notes)
Feb 21 - Mar 5 $25K+H Mumbai Challenger, hardcourt (Week's Notes) [F] 1 L.Paes d. Q D.vanScheppingen (NED,509) 76(2) 32 (conc.) [SF] 1 L.Paes d. Q T.Chicoine (USA,318) 62 46 61 [QF] 1 L.Paes d. G.Galimberti (ITA,225) 76(5) 64 [R2] 1 L.Paes d. J.Hanquez (FRA,311) 61 64 [R1] 1 L.Paes d. WC S.Panja (IND,1009) 63 63 * Leander's 10th challenger singles title.
Mar 6 - Mar 12 Off Week (Week's Notes)
Mar 13 - Mar 20 $2.9M Indian Wells Masters (Week's Notes) [R2] Q R.Federer/ D.Hrbati d. 5 W.Arthurs/ L.Paes 76(11) 64 [R1] 5 W.Arthurs/ L.Paes d. J.Oncins/ D.Orsanic 61 63 LP lost in the final round of the singles qualies - pulled thigh [Q2] M.Ondruska (RSA,157) d. L.Paes 46 64 64 [Q1] L.Paes d. 1 R.Federer (SUI,50) 57 61 64
Mar 21 - Apr 2 $2.6M Ericsson Key Biscayne Masters (Notes: Week1, Week2) [R2] M.Damm/ D.Hrbaty d. 6 W.Arthurs/ L.Paes 36 75 64 [R1] Bye LP missed the singles qualies due to an apparent entry goof-up.
Apr 3 - Apr 9 Davis Cup IND-KOR, New Delhi (Week's Notes) Match-1 Leander Paes (IND) d. Yong-Il Yoon (KOR) 64 62 63 Match-2 Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Fazaluddin Syed (IND) 64 75 62 Match-3 L.Paes/ V.Uppal (IND) d. H-T.Lee/ Y-I.Yoon (KOR) 67(5) 64 64 76(4) Match-4 Leander Paes (IND) d. Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) 61 36 76(3) 64 Match-5 Fazaluddin Syed (IND) d. Seung-Hun Lee (KOR) 60 67(2) 62 India wins 4-1 over South Korea. India in playoff for 2001 world group (in July 2000)
Apr 10 - Apr 16 Two Weeks off (Week 1, Week 2)
Apr 24 - Apr 30 $100K+H Bermuda Challenger (Week's Notes) [R1] S.Lareau (CAN,140) d. L.Paes (IND,138) 46 63 62 LP wins the doubles title with Siemrink [F ] 1 L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. 2 J.Coetzee/ B.Haygarth 63 62 [SF] 1 L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. M.Hood / S.Prieto 46 63 76(4) [QF] 1 L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. K.Braasch/ D.Dier 61 36 63 [R1] 1 L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. T.Ketola / G.Williams 46 63 62
May 01 - May 07 $320K Orlando ATP (Week's Notes) [R1] X.Malisse (BEL,148) d. L.Paes 63 62 LP wins the doubles title with Siemerink [F] L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. 2 J.Gimelstob/ S.Lareau 63 64 [SF] L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. J.Coetzee/ B.Haygarth 57 63 62 [QF] L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. 1 T.Woodbridge/ M.Woodforde 76(10) 62 [R1] L.Paes/ J.Siemerink d. M.Merklein/ M.Sell 46 76(5) 64
May 08 - May 21 Two weeks off (Week 1, Week 2)
May 22 - May 28 French Open (Week's Notes) [Q1] T.Ketola (FIN,166) d. 23 L.Paes 63 63 [R1] wc G.Forget/ G.Raoux d. L.Paes/ J.Siemerink 76(5) 63 [R1] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes Bye [R2] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes d. N.Miyagi/ M.Hill 62 63 [R3] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes Walkover (LP wrist injury in R2)
Whole month off - wrist injury rehab
Whole month off - wrist injury rehab
Aug 21 - Aug 27 Long Island ATP (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC J.Cerda/ R.Grille 64 75 [QF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. S.Aspelin/ J.Landsberg 76(5) 76(6) [SF] 3 J-M.Gambill/ S.Humphries d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 46 63 62
Aug 28 - Sep 3 $5.4M US Open (Week's Notes) [R1] J.Oncins/ D.Orsanic d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 46 76(5) 62 Mixed doubles with Lisa Raymond. No luck! [R1] B.Schett/ J.Eagle d. L.Raymond/ L.Paes 76(3) 64
Sep 04 - Sep 17 Off weeks (Week 1, Week 2)
Sep 18 - Sep 24 Olympics 2000, Sydney (Week's Notes) LP carried the Indian national flag in the opening ceremony, but was badly out of form to try to defend the Atlanta Olympics bronze medal. [R1] M.Tillstrom (SWE,86) d. L.Paes 62 64 Unseeded in doubles, losing to eventual silver medalists, Woodies. [R2] 1 T.Woodbridge/ M.Woodforde d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 63 76(2) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. A.Pavel/ G.Trifu (ROM) 63 64
Sep 25 - Oct 01 Off week (Week's Notes)
Oct 02 - Oct 08 $350K Hong Kong ATP, hardcourt (Week's Notes) [Q1] P-H.Mathieu (FRA,283) d. L.Paes 63 61 [R1] 3 J.Bjorkman/ B.Haygarth d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 76(2) 64
Oct 09 - Oct 16 $700K Japan Open ATP, carpet (Week's Notes) [R2] A.Gaudenzi (ITA,103) d. L.Paes 63 62 [R1] L.Paes d. F.Jonsson (SWE,181) 76(6) 63 First title of the year with MB !! .. Title #16 for LP-MB [F] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 5 M.Hill/ J.Tarango 64 67(1) 63 [SF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. Q N.Massu/ A.Sa 63 46 62 [QF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 2 J.Bjorkman/ D.Prinosil 64 75 [R2] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 8 P.Kilderry/ P.Tramacchi 64 36 64 [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. E.Taino/ C.Woodruff 62 64
Oct 16 - Oct 22 Off week (Week's Notes)
Oct 23 - Oct 29 $975K Basel Open (SUI) , carpet (Week's Notes) [R1] 3 A.O'Brien/ J.Palmer d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 76(5) 64
Oct 30 - Nov 05 $100K+H Challenger, Charleroi (Bel.) (Week's Notes) [SF] 8 J.Siemerink (NED,122) d. L.Paes 76(5) 75 [QF] L.Paes d. D.Norman (BEL,242) 67(3) 63 76(4) [R2] L.Paes d. M.Llodra (FRA,154) 36 75 64 [R1] L.Paes d. J.Alonso (ESP,155) 64 75 LP plays with Chris Haggard (RSA). Might not have made the Stuttgart masters draw (or singles qualies draw) had he gone there to play with Mahesh. [QF] Q P.Luxa/ D.Skoch d. 1 C.Haggard/ L.Paes 67(4) 63 64 [R1] 1 C.Haggard/ L.Paes d. WC K.Braasch/ M.Kohlmann 63 76(5) LP down with knee tendinitis and misses 5 weeks Everybody gets on his case for thinking of playing the Costa Rica challenger the week before WDC (he was right - he should have have played at Costa Rica), and he ends up having to withdraw in the last minute.
Dec 12 - Dec 18 $750K ATP World Doubles Championships, Bangalore, Hard (Week's Notes) LP-MB were a wildcard entry, as they were ranked #55 in team rankings. They finish as runners-up with upsets over the #1, #2 and #5 teams and raise their year-end team ranking to #24. LP never admitted it, but the rumor is that he had a hurt groin in the final. Round Robin Pool [RR1] 8 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 2 P.Haarhuis/ S.Stolle 75 64 [RR2] 8 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 5 D.Johnson/ P.Norval 64 64 [RR3] 3 A.O'Brien/ J.Palmer d. 8 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 36 64 76(5) LP-MB led their pool [SF] 8 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 1 E.Ferreira/ R.Leach 63 75 [F] 5 D.Johnson/ P.Norval d. 8 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 76(8) 63 64
Last Update: December, 2000. R. Jayakrishnan