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2001 Milan Indoor

2001 Milan Indoor
Date:   January 29 – February 4
Edition:   24th
Category:   International Series
Location:   Milan, Italy
Champions
Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Doubles
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Netherlands Sjeng Schalken

The 2001 Milan Indoor was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts in Milan in Italy and was part of the International Series of the 2001 ATP Tour. It was the 24th edition of the tournament and ran from January 29 through February 4, 2001.

The singles field was headlined by World No. 1, US Open, Canada and Paris Masters champion Marat Safin, ATP No. 7, Sydney Olympics gold medalist, Moscow and two-time Milan champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Auckland champion Dominik Hrbatý. Other seeded players were Dubai and Hong Kong champion Nicolas Kiefer, St. Pölten champion Andrei Pavel, Sjeng Schalken, Roger Federer and Marc Rosset.

This tournament in 2001 was historical as it was the first title of Roger Federer's career; who is widely considered the greatest tennis player of all-time.

Champions

Men's Singles

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated France Julien Boutter 6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–4

  • It was Federer's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career.


Men's Doubles

Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Netherlands Sjeng Schalken defeated Sweden Johan Landsberg / Belgium Tom Vanhoudt 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Haarhuis' 1st title of the year and the 52nd of his career. It was Schalken's 1st title of the year and the 9th of his career.


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