Tennis at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games

The tennis competitions at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad, India were held from October 25 to October 31[1] at the SAAP Tennis Complex.[2] The events were held on grass courts.

Tennis at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games
Date25–31 October
Edition1st
LocationSAAP Tennis Complex
Champions
Men's Singles
 Vijay Kannan (IND)
Women's Singles
 Sania Mirza (IND)
Men's Doubles
 Mahesh Bhupathi / Rohan Bopanna (IND)
Women's Doubles
 Rushmi Chakravarthi / Sania Mirza (IND)
Mixed Doubles
 Mahesh Bhupathi / Sania Mirza (IND)
Men's team
 India
Women's team
 India

All semifinal losers were awarded Bronze Medal. India was the most successful- it won Gold Medals in each tennis event. Then-16-year-old and rising Indian star on the professional tennis court, Sania Mirza, was the most victorious, winning four Gold Medals.

Men's singles

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles Vijay Kannan (IND) Johnny Arcilla (PHI) Sonny Kayombo (COD)
Sunday Maku (NGR)

Seeds

Finals

Semifinals Final
          
  Sonny Kayombo 7 4 1
  Johnny Arcilla 5 6 6
  Johnny Arcilla 1 1  
2 Vijay Kannan 6 6  
  Sunday Maku 6 3 64
2 Vijay Kannan 4 6 77

Main draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 P Amritraj      
  S Kayombo w/o    
  S Kayombo 7 4 1
  J Arcilla 7 6     J Arcilla 5 6 6
  R de Silva 5 4     J Arcilla 6 2 6
4 A-M Babalola 3 6 3
  J Arcilla 1 1  
2 V Kannan 6 6  
3 J Victorino 6 4 66
  S Maku 1 6 78
  S Maku 6 3 64
2 V Kannan 4 6 77
  H Godamane 1 5  
2 V Kannan 6 7  

Men's doubles

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Doubles Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
(IND)
Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
Vinod Sridhar
(IND)
Adelo Abadia
Johnny Arcilla
(PHI)
Abdul-Mumin Babalola
Sunday Maku
(NGR)

Seeds

Main draw

  • Only four teams in the draw
Semifinals Final
          
1 Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
6 6  
3 Adelo Abadia
Johnny Arcilla
3 2  
1 Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
6 3 6
2 Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
Vinod Sridhar
4 6 2
4 Abdul-Mumin Babalola
Sunday Maku
1 0  
2 Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
Vinod Sridhar
6 6  

Women's singles

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Singles Sania Mirza (IND) Rushmi Chakravarthi (IND) Czarina Arevalo (PHI)
Sandy Gumulya (INA)

Seeds

Finals

Semifinals Final
          
1 Sania Mirza 6 6  
  Czarina Arevalo 4 1  
1 Sania Mirza 78 6  
2 Rushmi Chakravarthi 66 3  
3 Sandy Gumulya 3 6 3
2 Rushmi Chakravarthi 6 2 6

Main draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 S Mirza 6 6  
  F Mawisire 1 0  
1 S Mirza 6 6  
  C Arevalo 4 1  
  C Arevalo 6 77  
4 S Mende 1 65  
1 S Mirza 78 6  
2 R Chakravarthi 66 3  
3 S Gumulya 6 77  
  C Udofa 1 62  
3 S Gumulya 3 6 3
  F Masiyazi 2 4   2 R Chakravarthi 6 2 6
  K Berthe 6 6     K Berthe 3 62  
2 R Chakravarthi 6 77  

Women's doubles

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Doubles Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
(IND)
Septi Mende
Maya Rosa Ariana Stefanie
(INA)
Czarina Arevalo
Anna-Patricia Santos
(PHI)
Sonal Phadke
Meghha Vakaria
(IND)

Seeds

Main draw

  • Only six teams in the draw
Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
6 6  
  Osaro Amadin
Clara Udofa
3 65   4 Czarina Arevalo
Anna-Patricia Santos
4 0  
4 Czarina Arevalo
Anna-Patricia Santos
6 77   1 Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
77 6  
3 Septi Mende
Maya Rosa Ariana Stefanie
6 6   3 Septi Mende
Maya Rosa Ariana Stefanie
62 3  
  Fadzai Masiyazi
Fadzai Mawisire
1 2   3 Septi Mende
Maya Rosa Ariana Stefanie
7 1 7
2 Sonal Phadke
Meghha Vakaria
5 6 5

Mixed doubles

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed Doubles Sania Mirza
Mahesh Bhupathi
(IND)
Rushmi Chakravarthi
Vishal Uppal
(IND)
Czarina Arevalo
Adelo Abadia
(PHI)
Anna-Patricia Santos
Johnny Arcilla
(PHI)

Seeds

Main draw

  • Only six teams in the draw
Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Sania Mirza
Mahesh Bhupathi
6 6  
  Clara Udofa
Sunday Maku
65 4   3 Czarina Arevalo
Adelo Abadia
2 2  
3 Czarina Arevalo
Adelo Abadia
77 6   1 Sania Mirza
Mahesh Bhupathi
7 6  
2 Rushmi Chakravarthi
Vishal Uppal
61 3  
4 Anna-Patricia Santos
Johnny Arcilla
77 4 4
4 Anna-Patricia Santos
Johnny Arcilla
3 6 6 2 Rushmi Chakravarthi
Vishal Uppal
65 6 6
  Osaro Amadin
Rotimi Jegede
6 3 2

Men's team

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Team  India
Prakash Amritraj
Rohan Bopanna
Vijay Kannan
Vishal Uppal
 Nigeria
Abdul-Mumin Babalola
Sunday Maku
 Philippines
Joseph Victorino
Johnny Arcilla
Adelo Abadia
 Sri Lanka
Harshana Godamane
Rohan de Silva

Draw

Semifinals Final
1  India 3
   Philippines 0 1  India 3
   Sri Lanka 1 2  Nigeria 0
2  Nigeria 2

Women's team

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Team  India
Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
Sonal Phadke
Meghha Vakaria
 Nigeria
Osaro Amadin
Clara Udofa
 Philippines
Czarina Arevalo
Anna-Patricia Santos
 Indonesia

Draw

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1  India 2
   Nigeria 1
1  India 3
   Zimbabwe 0 2  Indonesia 0
   Philippines 3    Philippines 1
2  Indonesia 2

References

  1. "The duration of the AAG tennis competition". Rediff.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
  2. "Venue of the events". The Tribune, India. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
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