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1998 French Open

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1998 French Open

1998 French Open
Date 25 May - 7 June
Edition 97th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Carlos Moyá
Women's Singles
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Men's Doubles
Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis
Women's Doubles
Martina Hingis / Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
Venus Williams / Justin Gimelstob
Boys' Singles
Fernando González
Girls' Singles
Nadia Petrova
Boys' Doubles
José de Armas / Fernando González
Girls' Doubles
Kim Clijsters / Jelena Dokić

The 1998 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 25 May until 7 June. It was the 97th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 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
  • External links 4

Seniors

Men's singles

Carlos Moyá defeated Àlex Corretja, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3

• It was Moyá's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles

Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated Monica Seles, 7–6(7–5), 0–6, 6–2

• It was Sánchez's 4th and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd title at the French Open.

Men's doubles

Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis defeated Mark Knowles / Daniel Nestor, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

• It was Eltingh's 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd and last title at the French Open.
• It was Haarhuis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd title at the French Open.

Women's doubles

Martina Hingis / Jana Novotná defeated Lindsay Davenport / Natalia Zvereva, 6–1, 7–6(7–4)

• It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
• It was Novotná's 10th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 3rd and last title at the French Open.

Mixed doubles

Venus Williams / Justin Gimelstob defeated Serena Williams / Luis Lobo, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Williams' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
• It was Gimelstob's 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors

Boys' singles

Fernando González defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero,[1] 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' singles

Nadia Petrova defeated Jelena Dokić, 6–3, 6–3

Boys' doubles

José de Armas / Fernando González defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero / Feliciano López, 6–7, 7–5, 6–3

Girls' doubles

Kim Clijsters / Jelena Dokić defeated Elena Dementieva / Nadia Petrova, 6–4, 7–6

Notes

  1. ^ Ferrero won the 2003 men's singles crown, and reached the 2002 final.

External links

  • French Open official website
Preceded by
1998 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 Wimbledon Championships
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