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Birthdate: Sep. 10, 1976
Nationality: Brazil
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 165
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 11
Gustavo Kuerten (1)
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Quarterfinals:
lost to Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 6-4, 6-0, 6-3
Fourth Round:
def. Albert Costa, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7)
Third Round:
def. Max Mirnyi, 6-7 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3), 6-2
Second Round:
def. Kristian Pless, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
First Round:
def. Daniel Vacek, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
Scouting Report
The three-time French Open champion is starting to prove his worth on hard courts, winning the Tennis Masters Series event at Cincinnati; it was his ATP-leading sixth tournament victory of the season and the third hardcourt title of the flamboyant Brazilian's career; also advanced to the final at the RCA Tennis Championships in Indianapolis last week but was forced to retire in the middle of the first set with a right rib cage injury; in June became the seventh man to win at Roland Garros three times; other titles this year have come on clay at the AT&T Cup, Mexican Open, Tennis Masters Series at Monte Carlo and Mercedes Cup; owns a 55-9 match win-loss record, going 19-6 on hard courts; lost in the second round at the Australian Open in January and did not play at Wimbledon; is 7-4 lifetime at the U.S. Open, reaching the quarterfinals in 1999 but falling in the first round last year; finished 2000 as the first South American to end the year at No. 1.
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Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Nationality: United States
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 49
Andre Agassi (2)
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Quarterfinals:
lost to Pete Sampras, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5)
Fourth Round:
def. Roger Federer, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
Third Round:
def. Ramon Delgado, 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-3
Second Round:
def. Nicolas Massu, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (1)
First Round:
def. Mike Bryan, 6-4, 6-1, 6-0
Scouting Report
Captured his seventh career Grand Slam title by successfully defending his Australian Open crown in January; has reached the final in five of his last 10 Grand Slam events, winning four of them; is having another strong year in the majors, reaching the quarterfinals at the French Open and the semifinals at Wimbledon; won his fourth tournament of the season in July at the Mercedes-Benz Cup in Los Angeles; also claimed the Tennis Masters Series events at Indian Wells and Ericsson Open; all titles this year have come on hard courts and has won 30 of 35 matches on the surface; lost in the first round at TMS tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati earlier this month before advancing to the semifinals at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic; captured the U.S. Open crowns in 1994 and 1999 and is 52-13 lifetime at Flushing Meadow; lost in the first round last year; is expecting a son with girlfriend, Steffi Graf.
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Birthdate: January 27, 1980
Nationality: Russia
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 8
Marat Safin (3)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Semifinals:
lost to Pete Sampras, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3
Quarterfinals:
def. Mariano Zabaleta, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
Fourth Round:
def. Thomas Johansson, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3)
Third Round:
def. Hicham Arazi, 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (5)
Second Round:
def. Ivan Ljubicic, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)
First Round:
def. Sebastien De Chaunac, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
Scouting Report
Captured first Grand Slam crown at the U.S. Open last year, becoming the first Russian to do so; lost just one set over his last four matches, including a straight-sets victory over Pete Sampras; won an ATP-high seven titles in 2000 but is winless this season; began the year with an elbow ailment before suffering a back injury at Dubai in late February en route to his only finals appearance of the year; played through the injury but lost six of his next eight matches, never advancing beyond the third round; reached the quarterfinals for the first time at Wimbledon but went into a tailspin, suffering four losses and a retirement in his next six matches; advanced to the semifinals at the RCA Tennis Championship in Indianapolis last week; just 13-12 on hard courts this season.
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Birthdate: Feb. 24, 1981
Nationality: Australia
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 145
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 9
Lleyton Hewitt (4)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Finals:
def. Pete Sampras, 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-1
Semifinals:
def. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
Quarterfinals:
def. Andy Roddick, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Fourth Round:
def. Tommy Haas, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-2
Third Round:
def. Albert Portas, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4
Second Round:
def. James Blake, 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0
First Round:
def. Magnus Gustafsson, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5
Scouting Report
Appeared in his first career Grand Slam semifinal at the U.S. Open last year; after falling in the third round at the Australian Open, reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros and the fourth round at Wimbledon; won three titles this year at adidas International, Stella Artois and Heineken Trophy; has played consistent tennis this year, despite battling a mysterious respiratory ailment early on; reached the quarterfinals or better in 11 of 17 tournaments; owns a 29-9 record on hard courts -- his favorite surface -- this year; a semifinal effort at the Tennis Masters Series event in Cincinnati is his best result during the summer hardcourt season.
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Birthdate: Feb. 12, 1980
Nationality: Spain
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 160
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 5
Juan Carlos Ferrero (5)
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Third Round:
lost to Tommy Robredo, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (1)
Second Round:
def. Vladimir Voltchkov, 7-6 (2), 6-1, 6-4
First Round:
def. Arnaud Di Pasquale, 1-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-0
Scouting Report
Plays best on clay but has some hardcourt savvy, winning the Dubai Tennis Championships in February and reaching the fourth round at the U.S. Open last year in his second appearance in New York; captured claycourt events at Estoril Open in Portugal, Open Seat Godo at Barcelona, Spain and the Tennis Masters Series tournament in Rome; added runner-up finishes at the TMS event at Hamburg and the Gstaad Open on clay; is 47-13 this season but only 12-6 on hard courts; played only two warm-up tournaments heading into the U.S. Open, reaching the quarterfinals at the TMS in Montreal and second round at the TMS in Cincinnati; reached his second consecutive semifinal at the French Open for his best results at a Grand Slam to date.
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Birthdate: Dec. 28, 1972
Nationality: Australia
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 11
Patrick Rafter (6)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Fourth Round:
lost to Pete Sampras, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4
Third Round:
def. Nicolas Lapentti, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-2
Second Round:
def. Christophe Rochus, 7-5, 6-2, 6-1
First Round:
def. Bob Bryan, 7-6 (3), 6-3, 7-5
Scouting Report
Could be making his last appearance at the site of his greatest Grand Slam triumphs after stating that he likely will retire at the end of the year; won consecutive titles at the U.S. Open in 1997 and 1998, but has lost in the first round the last two years; comes into this season's edition having played in four straight finals; lost a thrilling five-setter to Goran Ivanisevic at Wimbledon; fell to Andrei Pavel and Gustavo Kuerten in the championship matches at the Tennis Masters Series events at Montreal and Cincinnati, respectively; won his first title in more than a year at the RCA Tennis Championships last week; also reached the semifinals at the Ericsson Open; started the season with a limited schedule due to continuing effects of arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder in October 1999; reached the semifinals at the Australian Open before tiring in his loss to Andre Agassi; shaved off his trademark hair in order to help open his pores and prevent cramping.
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Birthdate: Feb. 18, 1974
Nationality: Russia
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 23
Yevgeny Kafelnikov (7)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Semifinals:
lost to Lleyton Hewitt, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
Quarterfinals:
def. Gustavo Kuerten, 6-4, 6-0, 6-3
Fourth Round:
def. Arnaud Clement, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
Third Round:
def. David Nalbandian, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
Second Round:
def. George Bastl, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3
First Round:
def. Michel Kratochvil, 1-6, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
Scouting Report
Has reached the quarterfinals at the Australian and French Opens this season; claimed only title of the year at Marseille, France in February; reached semifinals at Milan, Indian Wells and Halle, Germany; owns two Grand Slam titles, winning the French Open in 1996 and the 1999 Australian Open crown; a quarterfinal finish at the Tennis Masters Series tournament in Cincinnati was his best result during the summer hardcourt season; continues to be the ATP's most busy member, playing almost every week while accumulating a 42-21 match record; is 16-6 lifetime at the U.S. Open, reaching the semifinals in 1999; lost in the third round last year.
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Birthdate: May. 29, 1978
Nationality: France
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 145
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 1
Sebastien Grosjean (8)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
First Round:
lost to Mariano Zabaleta, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
Scouting Report
Played well at Grand Slam events this year, reaching the semifinals at the Australian and French Opens before falling in the third round at Wimbledon; reached the finals at the Marseille Open in February; also advanced to the semifinals at Sydney, Monte Carlo and Gstaad; has not played any tune-up events before appearing at the U.S. Open, where he has never advanced past the third round.
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Birthdate: Sep. 6, 1974
Nationality: Britian
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 155
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 66
Tim Henman (9)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Third Round:
lost to Xavier Malisse, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Second Round:
def. Fernando Meligeni, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
First Round:
def. Jan Vacek, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 3-6, 6-3
Scouting Report
Enters the U.S. Open with top coach Larry Stefanki at his side and has responded, reaching the semifinals at the Tennis Masters Series event in Cincinnati and the quarterfinals at the RCA Tennis Championships; reached the semifinals at Wimbledon for the third time in the last four years but lost a five-setter that spanned two days due to rain to eventual winner Goran Ivanisevic; advanced to the fourth round at the Australian Open and the third round at Roland Garros; claimed his lone title of the year at Copenhagen Open in February; two fourth-round efforts are his best results at the U.S. Open, but he fell in the first round two years ago and the third round in 2000.
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Birthdate: Aug. 12, 1971
Nationality: United States
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 63
Pete Sampras (10)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Finals:
lost to Lleyton Hewitt, 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-1
Semifinals:
def. Marat Safin, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3
Quarterfinals:
def. Andre Agassi, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5)
Fourth Round:
def. Patrick Rafter, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4
Third Round:
def. Mikhail Youzhny, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
Second Round:
def. Andre Sa, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3
First Round:
def. Julien Boutter, 6-4, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6)
Scouting Report
Is in danger of stopping a streak of eight straight years with at least one Grand Slam singles title; became the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles last year at Wimbledon, where he claimed his record 13th major; is going through his longest title slump since 1989, the year before he won his first Grand Slam crown at the U.S. Open; has won at Flushing Meadow four times but not since 1996; reached the final last year, falling to Marat Safin; was runner-up to Andre Agassi at the Tennis Masters Series event in Indian Wells and Mercedes-Benz Cup at Los Angeles in his only finals appearances this year; lost in the fourth round at the Australian Open, the second round at the French Open and the fourth round at Wimbledon; entered this week's Hamlet Cup in order to gain more match play and has advanced to the quarterfinals.
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Birthdate: Apr. 11, 1974
Nationality: Spain
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 155
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 15
Alex Corretja (11)
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Third Round:
lost to Andy Roddick, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
Second Round:
def. Jerome Golmard, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 7-5
First Round:
def. Raemon Sluiter, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2
Scouting Report
Played in his second Grand Slam final at the French Open in June; six of his 15 titles have come on hardcourts; his lone tournament victory of the year was at the claycourt event at Amsterdam, but he won three hardcourt titles last year; lost in the first round four times in nine appearances at the U.S. Open; his best result was a quarterfinal showing in 1996, when he lost a titanic five-set battle with Pete Sampras; biggest title came at the year-ending championship in 1998.
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Birthdate: Dec. 17, 1977
Nationality: France
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 142
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 1
Arnaud Clement (12)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Fourth Round:
lost to Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
Third Round:
def. Carlos Moya, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4, 6-0
Second Round:
def. Jan Siemerink, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-1
First Round:
def. Galo Blanco, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Scouting Report
Was a surprise finalist at the Australian Open; defeated Yevgeny Kafelnikov and best friend Sebastien Grosjean en route to his first Grand Slam final but lost to Andre Agassi in straight sets; reached the quarterfinals at Montreal three weeks ago and is into the quarterfinals at the Hamlet Cup this week; won his first career ATP title last November at Lyon, France; was a surprise quarterfinalist at last year's U.S. Open, ousting defending champion Andre Agassi along with way.
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Birthdate: Aug 8, 1981
Nationality: Spain
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 177
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 1
Roger Federer (13)
R O U N D   B Y   R O U N D
Fourth Round:
lost to Andre Agassi, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
Third Round:
def. Sjeng Schalken, 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (3)
Second Round:
def. Robby Ginepri, 6-2, 7-5, 6-1
First Round:
def. Lars Burgsmuller, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
Scouting Report
Having the best season of his career, winning his first title at Milan, reaching his first Grand Slam quarterfinals at the French Open and Wimbledon and guiding Switzerland to victory at the Hopman Cup; also advanced to the final at Rotterdam, the semifinals at Marseille, and quarterfinals at Miami, Monte Carlo and Halle; handed Pete Sampras just his second loss at the All-England Club in the last nine years; made it to the third round last season in his only appearance at the U.S. Open; won Wimbledon junior singles and doubles titles and reached the final at the U.S. Open in 1998, when he finished as the No. 1 junior player in the world.
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Birthdate: March 24, 1975
Nationality: Sweden
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 6
Thomas Johansson (14)
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Fourth Round:
lost to Marat Safin, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3)
Third Round:
def. Marcelo Rios, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Second Round:
def. Andrea Gaudenzi, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
First Round:
def. German Puentes, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
Scouting Report
Won back-to-back titles at Halle, Germany and Notthingham, England before Wimbledon but fell in the second round at the All-England Club; since then has struggled, with his best outing a third-round showing at the RCA Tennis Championships at Indianapolis; was a semifinalist at Dubai and quarterfinalist at Hamburg; has not faired well at Grand Slams this season, falling in the third round at the Australian Open and first round at Roland Garros; has reached the quarterfinals his last two visits to the U.S. Open.
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Birthdate: Sep. 13, 1971
Nationality: Croatia
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 180
Plays: Left-handed
Titles: 22
Goran Ivanisevic (15)
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Third Round:
lost to Albert Costa, 6-4, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2)
Second Round:
def. Justin Gimelstob, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
First Round:
def. Hugo Armando, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
Scouting Report
Finally won his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon after reaching the final three previous times; became the first wild card and Croatian man to win a Grand Slam title, and the second player to win a Wimbledon singles title without being seeded; was ranked No. 125 at the start of Wimbledon and pondered leaving tennis earlier in the season because of poor results and continuing pain in his serving shoulder; needed wild cards for 10 of 16 tournaments this year, and even played one Challenger event, reaching the final in Heilbronn, Germany; advanced to the semifinals at the RCA Tennis Championships two weeks ago for his best result of the summer hardcourt season.
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Birthdate: Apr. 3, 1978
Nationality: Argentina
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 182
Plays: Right-handed
Titles: 2
Tommy Haas (16)
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Fourth Round:
lost to Lleyton Hewitt, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-2
Third Round:
def. Jiri Novak, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Second Round:
def. Felix Mantilla, 6-1, 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-3
First Round:
def. John van Lottum, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (5)
Scouting Report
Won his second career title in the first tournament of the year at the AAPT Championships at Adelaide, Australia; advanced to the semifinals at the Kroger St. Jude in Memphis and the semifinals of the Tennis Masters Series event in Montreal; fell in the second rounds at the Australian and French Opens and the first round at Wimbledon; his best Grand Slam result was a semifinal appearance at the 1999 Australian Open; lost in the second round at last year's U.S. Open after reaching the fourth round the season before; has advanced to the quarterfinals at the Hamlet Cup this week.
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