Tournament Dates: March 16-24
Champion: Magnus Gustafsson (Sweden)
Finalist: Evgeny Kafelnikov (Russia)
Official Sponsors: Mercedes Benz, Grand Hotel Europe, ExiBank, BaltOneksimBank,
AOZT Totem, Merloni Ellettrodomestici SPA, Delta Telecom, Rado, Ramec, TekhnoShok,
Ekskom, Penn, NFS Neva, Radio Europe Plus, Radio Maximum, Baltika, Teleport and others.
Over 200 representatives of the media from Russia and abroad were accredited at the
tournament. The matches of the tournament were broadcast everyday on St. Petersburg's
Channel 5, summaries of tournament action were shown on Eurosport during the 30-minute
program "Highlight Show" and on NTV on the program "Tennis at Midnight".
The tournament was attended by around 32,000 spectators.