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1998 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1998 Australian Open
Champion   Martina Hingis
Runner-up   Conchita Martínez
Final score   6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
 < 1997 1999 > 

This page shows the events and outcome of the 1998 Australian Open – Women's Singles tennis tournament.

Martina Hingis was the defending champion, and she successfully defended her title by defeating Conchita Martínez, 6–3, 6–3. in the final.

This was the first Grand Slam tournament in which Serena Williams competed in the main draw.[1] She drew her older sister Venus in the second round, and was defeated.[2]

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Top Half 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
    • Bottom Half 2.4
      • Section 5 2.4.1
      • Section 6 2.4.2
      • Section 7 2.4.3
      • Section 8 2.4.4
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Seeds

  1. Martina Hingis (Champion)
  2. Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  3. Amanda Coetzer (Fourth Round)
  4. Iva Majoli (Third Round)
  5. Mary Pierce (Quarterfinals)
  6. Irina Spîrlea (First Round)
  7. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  8. Conchita Martínez (Final)
  9. Sandrine Testud (Quarterfinals)
  10. Anke Huber (Semifinals)
  11. Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Second Round)
  12. Sabine Appelmans (First Round)
  13. Lisa Raymond (Third round)
  14. Dominique Van Roost (Third Round)
  15. Ruxandra Dragomir (Fourth Round)
  16. Ai Sugiyama (Fourth Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Martina Hingis 6 6    
5   Mary Pierce 2 3    
  1   Martina Hingis 6 2 6  
  10   Anke Huber 1 6 1  
10   Anke Huber 79 7  
  7   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 67 5    
    1   Martina Hingis 6 6  
  8   Conchita Martínez 3 3  
  8   Conchita Martínez 6 6    
9   Sandrine Testud 3 2    
  8   Conchita Martínez 4 6 6
  2   Lindsay Davenport 6 3 3  
    Venus Williams 6 5 3
  2   Lindsay Davenport 1 7 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   M Hingis 6 6    
  W Probst 1 2       1   M Hingis 7 6    
  B Rittner 6 77       B Rittner 5 1    
Q   E Tatarkova 1 65         1   M Hingis 6 4 6  
  E Callens 4 6 3         A Kournikova 4 6 4  
  C Morariu 6 1 6       C Morariu 5 2  
  A Kournikova 6 6       A Kournikova 7 6    
  K Studeníková 2 1         1   M Hingis 6 6  
  Y Basuki 64 6 6         Y Basuki 0 0  
  M Tu 77 3 1       Y Basuki 5 6 6  
  K Boogert 6 6       K Boogert 7 4 3  
Q   R Bobková 3 2           Y Basuki 6 6  
  P Hy-Boulais 65 4         14   D Van Roost 4 4    
  T Snyder 77 6         T Snyder 3 4  
  R Simpson 3 2     14   D Van Roost 6 6    
14   D Van Roost 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11   B Schultz-McCarthy 78 7    
  M Maruska 66 5       11   B Schultz-McCarthy 1 4    
  H Nagyová 6 6       H Nagyová 6 6    
  A Wunderlich 3 1           H Nagyová 61 7 6  
PR   M McGrath 1 3           E Likhovtseva 77 5 2  
  Y Yoshida 6 6         Y Yoshida 4 6 1
WC   R Reid 2 1       E Likhovtseva 6 4 6  
  E Likhovtseva 6 6           H Nagyová 0 0  
Q   J Nejedly 6 6         5   M Pierce 6 6  
  C Rubin 2 4       Q   J Nejedly 2 4    
  O Barabanschikova 6 6       O Barabanschikova 6 6    
  D Chládková 3 3           O Barabanschikova 5 3  
  C Torrens Valero 6 6         5   M Pierce 7 6    
  O Lugina 4 4         C Torrens Valero 1 2  
  F Li 0 0     5   M Pierce 6 6    
5   M Pierce 6 6    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3   A Coetzer 6 6    
  B Paulus 2 0       3   A Coetzer 2 6 6  
  L Neiland 6 77       L Neiland 6 1 0  
WC   C Barclay 3 63         3   A Coetzer 6 6    
  K Brandi 4 7 3         A Ellwood 3 1    
  A Ellwood 6 5 6       A Ellwood 4 6 6
PR   L Ghirardi 1 7 6   PR   L Ghirardi 6 4 1  
  N Kijimuta 6 5 1       3   A Coetzer 6 4 5
  A Gavaldón 0 0 r       10   A Huber 2 6 7
  J Kruger 6 2         J Kruger 6 6    
  S Jeyaseelan 62 6 7     S Jeyaseelan 3 2    
  S-h Park 77 1 5         J Kruger 77 3 2
Q   A Miller 4 7 6       10   A Huber 64 6 6  
  H Suková 6 5 0     Q   A Miller 4 0  
  S Pitkowski 7 0 0   10   A Huber 6 6    
10   A Huber 5 6 6  

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16   A Sugiyama 4 6 6  
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 1 3     16   A Sugiyama 64 7 6  
  M Saeki 6 6       M Saeki 77 5 1  
  M Endo 4 3         16   A Sugiyama 77 1 6  
  M Grzybowska 6 6           M Grzybowska 65 6 4  
  C Cristea 3 2         M Grzybowska 6 6  
WC   N Vaidyanathan 5 6 6   WC   N Vaidyanathan 2 1    
  G Pizzichini 7 4 2       16   A Sugiyama 2 4  
Q   S Krivencheva 3 67         7   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
Q   G Helgeson-Nielsen 6 79       Q   G Helgeson-Nielsen 65 5    
  A Glass 2 2       R Hiraki 77 7    
  R Hiraki 6 6           R Hiraki 2 3  
  E Makarova 6 1 6       7   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  L Golarsa 4 6 4       E Makarova 0 0  
  J Lee 0 4     7   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
7   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8   C Martínez 6 6    
  S Klösel 2 2       8   C Martínez 7 6    
WC   K Kunce 5 2       M Oremans 5 2    
  M Oremans 7 6         8   C Martínez 3 6 6  
  S Kleinová 62 5           A-G Sidot 6 0 3  
  V Ruano Pascual 77 7         V Ruano Pascual 4 4  
  L Němečková 4 3       A-G Sidot 6 6    
  A-G Sidot 6 6         8   C Martínez 6 6  
  F Lubiani 4 4           B Schett 3 3  
  T Panova 6 6         T Panova 3 2    
  M Díaz-Oliva 4 1       B Schett 6 6    
  B Schett 6 6           B Schett 6 6  
Q   M Shaughnessy 4 3           N Zvereva 3 1    
  R Grande 6 6         R Grande 4 4  
  N Zvereva 2 6 6     N Zvereva 6 6    
12   S Appelmans 6 2 3  

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9   S Testud 6 6    
  G León García 3 2       9   S Testud 66 6 6  
  J Kandarr 6 6       J Kandarr 78 0 1  
WC   S Drake-Brockman 1 4         9   S Testud 6 6    
PR   J Husárová 4 6 7         A Gerši 4 2    
  H Inoue 6 4 5     PR   J Husárová 2 5  
  M Maleeva 6 2 2     A Gerši 6 7    
  A Gerši 2 6 6       9   S Testud 3 6 6
  T Tanasugarn 6 6           T Tanasugarn 6 1 2
  M-A Vento 1 3         T Tanasugarn 6 4 6  
  E Pampoulova 6 6       E Pampoulova 4 6 4  
  J Watanabe 2 1           T Tanasugarn 6 6  
WC   R Stubbs 5 1         4   I Majoli 0 2    
  M Lučić 7 6         M Lučić 5 4  
  N Sawamatsu 4 2     4   I Majoli 7 6    
4   I Majoli 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6   I Spîrlea 77 3 1  
  S Williams 65 6 6       S Williams 64 1    
  A Dechaume-Balleret 3 0       V Williams 77 6    
  V Williams 6 6           V Williams 6 6    
  A Mauresmo 77 7           A Mauresmo 1 4    
  S Farina 64 5         A Mauresmo 1 6 6
  E Gagliardi 5 1       S Plischke 6 4 3  
  S Plischke 7 6           V Williams 6 6  
  S-t Wang 6 4 6         P Schnyder 4 1  
  I Gorrochategui 1 6 4       S-t Wang 3 4    
  N Dechy 1 2       P Schnyder 6 6    
  P Schnyder 6 6           P Schnyder 2 6 8
  S Dopfer 2 1         13   L Raymond 6 3 6  
  N Miyagi 6 6         N Miyagi 2 6 5
  N Pratt 1 6 3   13   L Raymond 6 3 7  
13   L Raymond 6 2 6  

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15   R Dragomir 6 6    
  M Babel 2 1       15   R Dragomir 77 2 6  
  M Serna 6 4 9     M Serna 65 6 3  
  R McQuillan 3 6 7       15   R Dragomir 6 7    
  K-A Guse 6 3 4         F Labat 2 5    
  F Labat 2 6 6       F Labat 6 5 6
  Å Carlsson 6 2 6     Å Carlsson 4 7 4  
WC   E Dominikovic 3 6 4       15   R Dragomir 0 0  
WC   T Musgrave 3 5         2   L Davenport 6 6  
  P Suárez 6 7         P Suárez 3 2    
  S Cacic 7 4 6     F Perfetti 6 6    
  F Perfetti 5 6 8         F Perfetti 2 2  
  K Habšudová 6 6         2   L Davenport 6 6    
Q   S Reeves 3 4         K Habšudová 6 0 7
  A Cocheteux 2 3     2   L Davenport 2 6 9  
2   L Davenport 6 6    

References

  1. ^ Serena Williams Beats Irina Spirlea
  2. ^ Serena and Venus Williams - A. R. Schafer - Google Books

External links

  • 1998 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
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