1998 US Open – Women's Singles

1998 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1998 US Open
Champion Lindsay Davenport
Runner-up Martina Hingis
Final score 6–3, 7–5

Martina Hingis was the defending champion, but she was defeated by Lindsay Davenport in the final, 6–3, 7–5, in what was a rematch of last year's semifinal.

The tournament was notable for the final US Open appearance of five-time champion Steffi Graf in the main draw, and was lost by Patty Schnyder in the fourth round. It was also the first US Open appearance of Serena Williams, where she would go on to win in the following year.

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
  • External links 3

Seeds

  1. Martina Hingis (Final)
  2. Lindsay Davenport (Champion)
  3. Jana Novotná (Semifinals)
  4. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  5. Venus Williams (Semifinals)
  6. Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  7. Conchita Martínez (Fourth Round)
  8. Steffi Graf (Fourth Round)
  9. Irina Spîrlea (Fourth Round)
  10. Nathalie Tauziat (Fourth Round)
  11. Patty Schnyder (Quarterfinals)
  12. Mary Pierce (Fourth Round)
  13. Amanda Coetzer (Quarterfinals)
  14. Dominique Van Roost (Third Round)
  15. Anna Kournikova (Fourth Round)
  16. Ai Sugiyama (Second Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Martina Hingis 6 6    
6   Monica Seles 4 4    
  1   Martina Hingis 3 6 6  
  3   Jana Novotná 6 1 4  
3   Jana Novotná 6 6  
  11   Patty Schnyder 2 3    
    1   Martina Hingis 3 5  
  2   Lindsay Davenport 6 7  
  5   Venus Williams 2 6 6  
4   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 1 1  
  5   Venus Williams 4 4  
  2   Lindsay Davenport 6 6    
13   Amanda Coetzer 0 4  
  2   Lindsay Davenport 6 6    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 M Hingis 6 6
Q A Olsza 2 0 1 M Hingis 77 6
A Huber 3 3 I Majoli 64 0
I Majoli 6 6 1 M Hingis 4 6 6
Q L Richterová 2 1 A Mauresmo 6 2 2
A Mauresmo 6 6 A Mauresmo 6 6
Q J Craybas 1 6 3 M Saeki 4 1
M Saeki 6 2 6 1 M Hingis 6 6
Park S-h 1 6 6 N Dechy 4 4
L Němečková 6 3 4 Park S-h 2 4
N Dechy 6 7 N Dechy 6 6
B Paulus 2 5 N Dechy 6 6
J Lee 4 78 64 G León García 4 4
G León García 6 66 77 G León García 2
R Dragomir 1 2 16 A Sugiyama 3 r
16 A Sugiyama 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 D Van Roost 6 6
J Halard-Decugis 2 2 14 D Van Roost 6 6
K Studeníková 0 1 M Grzybowska 0 0
M Grzybowska 6 6 14 D Van Roost 4 2
WC L Granville 6 6 K Po 6 6
P Suárez 4 4 WC L Granville 3 3
K-A Guse 4 1 K Po 6 6
K Po 6 6 K Po 2 6 3
Q E Kulikovskaya 4 6 6 6 M Seles 6 4 6
S Kleinová 6 1 3 Q E Kulikovskaya 1 6 2
Q S Načuk 2 3 A Miller 6 4 6
A Miller 6 6 A Miller 3 3
J Kruger 6 6 6 M Seles 6 6
B Rittner 1 3 J Kruger 2 3
F Labat 60 2 6 M Seles 6 6
6 M Seles 77 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 J Novotná 6 6
WC J Capriati 4 3 3 J Novotná 6 77
A Cocheteux 6 6 A Cocheteux 2 61
S Dopfer 3 3 3 J Novotná 6 6
K Hrdličková 6 6 S Testud 2 3
B Schwartz 2 3 K Hrdličková 65 3
S Testud 6 6 S Testud 77 6
Wang S-t 0 2 3 J Novotná 6 6
T Tanasugarn 63 2 9 I Spîrlea 3 3
Q P Stoyanova 77 6 Q P Stoyanova 2 1
N Pratt 3 6 4 S Williams 6 6
S Williams 6 3 6 S Williams 3 6 5
E Tatarkova 6 66 3 9 I Spîrlea 6 0 7
Q M Schnitzer 0 78 6 Q M Schnitzer 3 2
E Likhovtseva 60 4 9 I Spîrlea 6 6
9 I Spîrlea 77 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 P Schnyder 77 7
Y Yoshida 65 5 11 P Schnyder 6 6
A Frazier 3 1 WC B Rippner 1 2
WC B Rippner 6 6 11 P Schnyder 6 77
M J Fernández 6 77 M J Fernández 1 63
Q T Križan 4 64 M J Fernández 6 4 712
WC A Stevenson 4 4 A Fusai 3 6 610
A Fusai 6 6 11 P Schnyder 6 6
M Lučić 6 6 8 S Graf 3 4
K Boogert 3 2 M Lučić 4 6 6
N Sawamatsu 4 7 6 N Sawamatsu 6 1 1
C Torrens Valero 6 5 1 M Lučić 1 1
Q M Weingärtner 6 1 6 8 S Graf 6 6
M Shaughnessy 4 6 2 Q M Weingärtner 0 1
C Morariu 2 6 1 8 S Graf 6 6
8 S Graf 6 3 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 V Williams 6 6
E Pampoulova 1 0 5 V Williams 6 6
Q A Kremer 6 5 7 Q A Kremer 1 3
N Basuki 4 7 5 5 V Williams 5
Q L Courtois 63 4 L Neiland 0 r
M de Swardt 77 6 M de Swardt 7 0 2
L Neiland 65 6 6 L Neiland 5 6 6
T Panova 77 3 4 5 V Williams 6 77
M Serna 77 5 4 12 M Pierce 1 64
M-A Vento 62 7 6 M-A Vento 4 6 4
E Gagliardi 3 63 L Golarsa 6 3 6
L Golarsa 6 77 L Golarsa 1 0
WC V Webb 4 2 12 M Pierce 6 6
C Black 6 6 C Black 1 1
M Babel 1 6 2 12 M Pierce 6 6
12 M Pierce 6 4 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 A Kournikova 6 6
L Ghirardi 1 3 15 A Kournikova 6 6
Q J Okada 2 2 R Bobková 3 4
R Bobková 6 6 15 A Kournikova 6 6
A Dechaume-Balleret 6 6 S Farina 4 1
K Miller 4 2 A Dechaume-Balleret 3 6 3
A Smashnova 4 6 2 S Farina 6 1 6
S Farina 6 3 6 15 A Kournikova 65 3
Å Carlsson 6 6 4 A Sánchez Vicario 77 6
S Smith 2 4 Å Carlsson 3 3
K Habšudová 6 5 3 S Pitkowski 6 6
S Pitkowski 1 7 6 S Pitkowski 2 3
Q F Zuluaga 6 6 4 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
R Grande 4 4 Q F Zuluaga 3 2
WC Brandi 2 2 4 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
4 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 C Martínez 6 6
M Oremans 1 2 7 C Martínez 77 6
Q M Díaz-Oliva 6 r Q J Trail 64 1
J Trail 6 7 C Martínez 6 3 6
N Zvereva 3 6 6 L Raymond 3 6 2
R McQuillan 6 3 4 N Zvereva 2 2
M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 3 L Raymond 6 6
L Raymond 6 6 7 C Martínez 4 6 2
WC M Washington 3 3 13 A Coetzer 6 4 6
B Schett 6 6 B Schett 6 78
N Miyagi 6 5 2 S Plischke 1 66
S Plischke 3 7 6 B Schett 6 0 3
Q L Horn 4 4 13 A Coetzer 3 6 6
Q R Sandu 6 6 Q R Sandu 0 2
S Cacic 1 63 13 A Coetzer 6 6
13 A Coetzer 6 77

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 N Tauziat 6 6
F Perfetti 3 2 10 N Tauziat 64 6 6
O Barabanschikova 6 64 6 O Barabanschikova 77 2 3
A-G Sidot 1 77 3 10 N Tauziat 6 6
Li F 3 2 H Nagyová 1 1
C Rubin 6 6 C Rubin 63 4
H Nagyová 6 6 H Nagyová 77 6
A Gerši 2 0 10 N Tauziat 1 4
T Snyder 6 6 2 L Davenport 6 6
A Glass 4 1 T Snyder 4 4
V Ruano Pascual 6 6 V Ruano Pascual 6 6
J Nejedly 3 2 V Ruano Pascual 2 1
WC S Reeves 6 4 1 2 L Davenport 6 6
L McNeil 4 6 6 L McNeil 1 1
C Cristea 0 2 2 L Davenport 6 6
2 L Davenport 6 6

External links

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