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1998 Australian Open

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1998 Australian Open

1998 Australian Open
Date 19 January – 1 February
Edition 86th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Melbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Petr Korda
Women's Singles
Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
Jonas Björkman / Jacco Eltingh
Women's Doubles
Martina Hingis / Mirjana Lučić
Mixed Doubles
Venus Williams / Justin Gimelstob
Boys' Singles
Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Singles
Jelena Kostanić
Boys' Doubles
Jérôme Haehnel / Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Doubles
Evie Dominikovic / Alicia Molik

The 1998 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 86th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 19 January through 1 February 1998.

Contents

  • Seniors 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's Singles 1.2
    • Men's Doubles 1.3
    • Women's Doubles 1.4
    • Mixed Doubles 1.5
  • Juniors 2
    • Boys' Singles 2.1
    • Girls' Singles 2.2
    • Boys' Doubles 2.3
    • Girls' Doubles 2.4
  • Notes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Seniors

Men's Singles

Petr Korda defeated Marcelo Ríos 6–2, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Korda's only Grand Slam title.

Women's Singles

Martina Hingis defeated Conchita Martínez 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.[1]

Men's Doubles

Jonas Björkman / Jacco Eltingh defeated Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde 6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Björkman's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. It was Eltingh's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles

Martina Hingis / Mirjana Lučić[1] defeated Lindsay Davenport / Natasha Zvereva 6–4, 2–6, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 7th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title. It was Lučić's only career Grand Slam title.

Mixed Doubles

Venus Williams / Justin Gimelstob defeated Helena Suková / Cyril Suk 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Gimelstob's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Julien Jeanpierre defeated Andreas Vinciguerra 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles

Jelena Kostanić defeated Wynne Prakusya 6–0, 7–5

Boys' Doubles

Jérôme Haehnel / Julien Jeanpierre defeated Mirko Pehar / Lovro Zovko 6–3, 6–3

Girls' Doubles

Evie Dominikovic / Alicia Molik defeated Leanne Baker / Rewa Hudson 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

Notes

  1. ^ Lučić became the first Croatian tennis player to win the Australian Open.

References

  1. ^ http://www.wtatour.com/page/Home/0,,12781,00.html

External links

  • Australian Open Website
Preceded by
1997 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 French Open
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