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Leander Paes' Complete Singles and Doubles Results for 2001

Index page for all yearly results and points tally

2000 Results .. 2002 Results

2001 Results:  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 

Jan 01 - Jan 08 $400K Gold Flake, Chennai, Hard. (Week's Notes) [R1] T.Robredo (ESP,131) d. Leander Paes 76(4) 60 [R1] 2 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Landsberg/ A.Vinciguerra 62 75 [QF] 2 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. Q M.Tabara/ T.Zib 76(4) 63 [SF] WC B.Cowan/ M.Navarra d. 2 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 26 76(8) 64
Jan 08 - Jan 28 Australian Open, Hard., $ 4.7M (Notes: Week1, Week2, Week3) [Q1] L.Paes d. 15 Y-I.Yoon (KOR,140) 64 75 [Q2] L.Paes d. J.Bower (RSA,227) 63 64 [Q3] M.Ondruska (RSA,202) d. L.Paes 36 75 63 Poor outing for unseeded LP-MB [R1] 10 J.Eagle/ A.Florent d. M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes 76(5) 64 LP played with Lisa Raymond (USA,1) and they were unseeded in mixed doubles [R1] L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. WC T.Perry/ B.Stewart 64 61 [R2] 3 E.Ferreira/ C.Morariu d. L.Paes/ L.Raymond 75 76(3)
Jan 29 - Feb 04 OFF week (Week's Notes)
Feb 05 - Feb 11 Davis Cup - India-China, Lang Fang, ind.hard (Week's Notes) [1] L.Paes d. Y.Wang 46 60 60 64 [2] F.Syed l. Y.Zhang 46 16 06 [3] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Z.Yang/ R.Xu 62 64 64 [4] L.Paes d. Y.Zhang 60 62 63 [5] F.Syed l. Y.Wang 76(5) 36 46 India wins 3-2 thanks to a determined performance from LP in the coldest unheated indoor conditions (minus -5 celsius) he ever played in, on watered hardcourt which was the slowest he has ever played on.
Feb 12 - Feb 18 $25K+H Challenger, Mumbai, hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] L.Paes d. WC M.Ghouse (IND,959) 60 61 [R2] L.Paes d. N.Welgreen (ISR,310) 75(2) 64 [QF] L.Paes d. 1 F.Volandri (ITA,161) 60 76(2) [SF] L.Paes l. F.Luzzi (ITA,251) 67(4) 67(5)
Feb 19 - Feb 25 $25K+H Challenger, Chandigarh, hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] 6 L.Paes d. N.Welgreen (ISR,323) 75 67(1) 76(1) [R2] 6 L.Paes d. R.Stepanek (CZE,287) 75 63 [QF] 6 L.Paes d. 4 F.Cermak (CZE,234) 64 61 [SF] 6 L.Paes l. 1 D.vanScheppingen (NED,188) 57 57
Feb 26 - Mar 04 $1M Duty Free Open ATP, Dubai, hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC A.Corretja/ N.Kiefer 75 26 76(9) [QF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. 1 Y.Kafelnikov/ M.Mirnyi 64 36 57
Mar 05 - Mar 11 $350K Delray Beach ATP, Florida, hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. 3 D.Adams/ M.Garcia 36 57
Mar 12 - Mar 18 $2.9M Indian Wells Masters, hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] WC M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. 6 S.Lareau/ A.O'Brien 46 46 LP-MB gets upset at the three-match losing streak and decides to take a two week break to clear their heads -- It seemed to work!
Mar 19 - Apr 01 Off weeks (Week's Notes)
Apr 02 - Apr 08 Davis Cup, India @ JPN, Tokyo, Indoor hardcourt (Week's Notes) LP almost singles-handedly takes India into the World Group (2002) qualifying round [1] L.Paes d. Y.Ishii 61 61 63 [2] M.Bhupathi l. T.Suzuki 16 06 26 [3] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. T.Shimada/ T.Suzuki 64 36 26 62 63 [4] L.Paes d. T.Suzuki 67(4) 61 67(5) 64 64 [5] H.Mankad l. G.Motomura 76(3) 26 36 Tremendous 4 hour 10 minute comeback win against Suzuki by LP. Was down a break in the final set, but he still pulled it off! .. Mahesh and Leander had a 3.5 hour marathon the previous day where they came back in the last two sets too .. India Advanced 3-2 ..
Apr 09 - Apr 15 Off Week (Week's Notes)
Apr 16 - Apr 22 $2.7M Monte Carlo Masters, Clay (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Landsberg/ T.VanHoudt 75 60 [R2] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC A.Clement/ S.Grosjean 75 06 62 [QF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 5 D.Johnson/ J.Palmer 16 75 75 [SF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. 1 J.Bjorkman/ T.Woodbridge 36 26
Apr 23 - Apr 29 $375K Verizon Atlanta Challenge ATP, Clay (Week's Notes) First tile of the year! Title #19 for LP (#17 with Mahesh) [R1] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC P.Goldstein/ A.Roddick 64 64 [QF] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. T.Shimada/ E.Taino 62 64 [SF] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 2 B.Bryan/ M.Bryan 75 76(2) [F] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 1 R.Leach/ D.MacPherson 63 76(7)
Apr 30 - May 06 $350K US Men's Claycourt Championships, Houston (Week's Notes) First tile of the year! Title #20 for LP (#18 with Mahesh) [R1] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC M.Fish/ A.O'Brien 57 75 64 [QF] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Coetzee/ B.Haygarth 75 61 [SF] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. D.McPherson/ G.Stafford 76(6) 57 61 [F] 4 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. K.Kim/ J.Thomas 76(4) 62
May 07 - May 13 $2.95M Rome Masters, Clay (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. WC A.Agassi/ L.Hewitt 62 67(5) 57 LP-MB had a match point in the second set, and then were up 5-0 in the 3rd set too .. Had everything go wrong .. One of those nights!
May 14 - May 20 $2.95M Hamburg Masters, Clay (Week's Notes) [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. WC N.Kiefer/ N.Lapentti 67(4) 26
May 21 - May 27 Off-week (Week's Notes) LP and MB a bit worn out .. Takes a break after two losses in a row and 5 weeks of play. LP unsure of making the FO qualifier cut with his 280+ ranking. Decides to take a break in Calcutta. Good decision as it turned out next week!
May 28 - Jun 10 French Open (Clay) (Week 1) (Week 2) Doubles [R1] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 15 J.Oncins/ D.Orsanic 46 64 63 [R2] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. E.Taino/ J.Waite 76(4) 61 [R3] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 3 J.Novak/ D.Rikl 63 61 [QF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. T.Cibulec/ L.Friedl 75 64 [SF] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 11 M.Hill/ J.Tarango 63 36 64 [F] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 13 P.Pala/ P.Vizner 76(5) 63 Title #19 for the Indian Express !! .. Mixed Doubles [R1] L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. 8 D.Adams/ N.Tauziat 64 75 [R2] L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. A.Florent/ S.Testud Walkover [QF] L.Paes/ L.Raymond l. P.Suarez/ J.Oncins 57 16
Jun 11 - Jun 17 $800K Stella Artois ATP, Queen's, London, Grass (Week's Notes) [R1] 7 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. N.Godwin/ J.Waite 63 36 64 [R2] 7 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC A.Parmar/ M.Lee 62 64 [QF] 7 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 4 M.Hill/ J.Tarango 76(4) 76(9) [SF] 7 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. 8 B.Bryan/ M.Bryan 67(6) 46 LP's 23-match doubles win streak on grass broken LP-MB's 9 match win streak on grass broken. Bryan twins coming off age! :-)
Jun 11 - Jun 17 Wimbledon Qualifying Rounds, Roehampton, Grass (Week's Notes) [Q1] L.Paes (IND,285) d. Ivaylo Traykov (BUL,294) 76(5) 62 [Q2] L.Paes (IND,285) d. Mose Navarra (ITA,219) 75 61 [Q3] L.Paes (IND,285) d. Alex O'Brien (USA,234) 67(5) 63 62 62 LP Qualifies into the Wimbledon Main draw, to face Daniel Elsner (GER,148)
Jun 18 - Jul 07 Wimbledon Main Draw, Grass (Week 1) (Week 2) [R1] Q L.Paes (IND) d. Daniel Elsner (GER,148) 60 61 36 75 [R2] Q L.Paes (IND) d. 24 Nicolas Escude (FRA,38) 36 46 26 LP-MB totally off-color in the first round (LP bothered by a hip problem too) [R1] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. D.Adams/ M.Llodra 16 36 36 LP plays mixed doubles with Lisa Raymond [R1] 6 L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. M.Barnard/ C.Vis 62 61 [R2] 6 L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. M.Mirnyi/ M.Navratilova 63 63 [R3] 6 L.Paes/ L.Raymond d. B.Bryan/ L.McShea 75 57 57
Jul 08 - Jul 28 Three weeks off to take care of the hip injury (Week 1, Week 2, Week 3)
Jul 29 - Aug 05 $2.95M Montreal Masters, Hardcourt (Week's Notes) [R1] 7 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. S.Humphries/ A.O'Brien 36 63 36
Aug 06 - Aug 12 $2.95M Cincinnati Masters, Mason (OH), Hardcourt (Week's Notes) LP-MB keep adding to their sterling record in tournament finals .. Title #20 [R1] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC L.Jensen/ M.Jensen 76(3) 60 61 [R2] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Gimelstob/ A.O'Brien 64 36 63 [QF] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 4 J.Novak/ D.Rikl 36 76(12) 62 [SF] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 1 J.Bjorkman/ T.Woodbridge 76(5) 76(2) [F] 6 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. M.Damm/ D.Prinosil 76(3) 63
Aug 13 - Jul 26 Two weeks off to take care of the hip injury .. (Week 1) (Week 2) LP has to skip the singles at USO, especially as he needs to be ready for Davis Cup after USO.
Aug 27 - Sep 09 US OPEN, Hardcourts (Week 1) (Week 2) Doubles: [R1] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. S.Roitman/ A.Schneiter 67(4) 16 Mixed Doubles: LP and Lisa Raymond runners-up! [R1] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes d. E.Callens/ T.VanHoudt 63 76(4) [R2] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes d. B.Schett/ J.Eagle 75 63 [QF] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes d. E.Tatarkova/ M.Knowles 62 63 [SF] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes d. 3 K.Po/ D.Johnson 76(3) 64 [F] 2 L.Raymond/ L.Paes l. 1 R.Stubbs/ T.Woodbridge 46 75(9-11)
Sep 10 - Oct 13 Four weeks off to recover from the hip trouble (Week 1) (Week 2) (Week 3) (Week 4)
Oct 08 - Oct 14 Davis Cup, World Group 2002 Qual., IND @ USA Hard (Week's Notes) Davis Cup at Winston-Salem. LP rusty against Blake, but plays one of his best matches against Andy Roddick, despite the scoreline which is misleading. LP-MB upset the World #1 doubles team in the 3rd match. [1] H.Mankad (IND) l. A.Roddick (USA) 36 46 16 [2] L.Paes (IND) l. J.Blake (USA) 57 36 36 [3] M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. D.Johnson/ J.Palmer (USA) 64 16 63 76(6) [4] L.Paes l. A.Roddick 64 36 26 57 [5] H.Mankad l. J.Blake 36 06
Oct 15 - Oct 21 $2.9M Stuttgart Masters, Germany, Indoor carpet (Week's Notes) [R2] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. D.Adams/ L.Arnold 75 63 [QF] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. E.Ferreira/ J.Tarango 75 67(4) 36
Oct 22 - Oct 28 $1M Basel Swiss Indoors, Indoor carpet (Week's Notes) A rare loss in the finals for LP-MB [R1] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. T.Cibulec/ L.Friedl 62 64 [QF] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. J.Boutter/ A.Clement 46 63 64 [SF] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. WC G.Bastl/ I.Heuberger 63 63 [F] 3 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. E.Ferreira/ R.Leach 67(3) 46
Oct 29 - Nov 04 $2.95M Paris Masters, Indoor carpet (Week's Notes) Make that two rare losses in finals for LP-MB .. Ferreira-Leach get them again! [R1] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes Bye [R2] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. D.Adams/ L.Arnold 64 75 [QF] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 4 J.Eagle/ T.Woodbridge 67(5) 63 62 [SF] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes d. 7 D.Nestor/ N.Zimonjic 76(7) 75 [F] 5 M.Bhupathi/ L.Paes l. E.Ferreira/ R.Leach 63 46 36
Dec 03 - Dec 09 $50K Bangkok Challenger, Hardcourts (Week's Notes) [R1] L.Paes l. Lior Dahan (ISR,406) 26 64 26 [D R1] M.Ghouse/ L.Paes l. 1 D.Golovanov/ V.Kutsenko 36 64 46
Last Update: Dec 31, 2001. R. Jayakrishnan