1988 Grand Prix (tennis)

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1988 Nabisco Grand Prix
Wilander won 3 Majors in 1988, the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open  Becker won most tour titles overall.
Wilander won 3 Majors in 1988, the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open
Becker won most tour titles overall.
Details
Duration December 28, 1987 – December 18, 1988
Edition 19th
Tournaments 77
Achievements
Most tournament titles West Germany Boris Becker (7)
Most tournament finals West Germany Boris Becker (8)
Prize money leader Sweden Mats Wilander ($1,719,381)
Points leader Sweden Mats Wilander
Awards
Player of the year Sweden Mats Wilander
Doubles Team of the year United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
Most improved player of the year United States Andre Agassi
1987
1989

The 1988 Nabisco Grand Prix was the only tennis circuit held that year. It incorporated the four grand slam tournaments, three World Championship Tennis tournaments and the Grand Prix tournaments.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1988 Nabisco Grand Prix schedule (later known as the ATP Tour).

Key
Grand Slam events
Team events
World Championship Tennis Event
Year-end championships

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
28 December South Australian Open
Adelaide, Australia
$93,400
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–2, 6–4
Australia Wally Masur Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia Johan Anderson
Australia Roger Rasheed
United States Bud Schultz
West Germany Patrick Baur
United States Joey Rive
Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann

4–6 6–2 7–5
Australia Carl Limberger
Australia Mark Woodforde
BP National Championships
Wellington, New Zealand
$115,000
India Ramesh Krishnan
6–7, 6–0 6–4 6–3
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov Canada Chris Pridham
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
New Zealand Bruce Derlin
United States Tim Wilkison
Netherlands Menno Oosting
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United States Dan Goldie
United States Rick Leach

6–2 6–3
Australia Broderick Dyke
Canada Glenn Michibata
4 January Fier New South Wales Open
Sydney, Australia
$93,400
Australia John Fitzgerald
6–3 6–4
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov South Africa Christo van Rensburg
United States Joey Rive
Soviet Union Alexander Volkov
Australia Darren Cahill
South Africa Barry Moir
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann

7–6 6–4
United States Joey Rive
United States Bud Schultz
Benson and Hedges Open
Auckland, New Zealand
$93,400
Israel Amos Mansdorf
6–3 6–4
India Ramesh Krishnan United States Jim Pugh
Australia Broderick Dyke
Sweden Peter Lundgren
United States Jim Grabb
Australia John Frawley
United States Dan Goldie
United States Marty Davis
United States Tim Pawsat

6–3 3–6 6–4
United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
United States Jim Grabb
11 January
18 January
Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$699,984
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–3 6–7 3–6 6–1 8–6
Australia Pat Cash Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Todd Witsken
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Sweden Anders Järryd
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

6–3 6–2 6–3
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Sweden Peter Lundgren
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
United States Jim Pugh

5–7, 6–2, 6–4
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Tim Gullikson
25 January Chevrolet Classic
Guarujá, Brazil
$93,400
Brazil Luiz Mattar
6–3 6–3
United States Eliot Teltscher Brazil Danilo Marcelino
Canada Martin Wostenholme
Peru Pablo Arraya
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Argentina Roberto Argüello
Brazil Cassio Motta
Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Luke Jensen

6–1 6–4
Argentina Javier Frana
Uruguay Diego Pérez

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 February Davis Cup: First Round
Gävle, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Prague, Czechoslovakia – Carpet (i)
Mexico City, Mexico – Clay
Basel, Switzerland – Carpet (i)
Essen, West Germany – Carpet (i)
Aarhus, Denmark – Carpet (i)
Palermo, Italy – Clay
New Delhi, India – Grass
First Round winners
 Sweden 5–0
 Czechoslovakia 5–0
 Australia 3–2
 France 4–1
 West Germany 5–0
 Denmark 3–2
 Italy 4–1
 Yugoslavia 3–2
First Round losers
 New Zealand
 Paraguay
 Mexico
 Switzerland
 Brazil
 Spain
 Israel
 India
8 February Nabisco Grand Prix de Lyon
Lyon, France
$240,000
Senegal Yahiya Doumbia
6–4 3–6 6–3
United States Todd Nelson France Yannick Noah
Belgium Eduardo Masso
Australia Broderick Dyke
France Philippe Pech
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Broderick Dyke

3–6 6–3 6–4
Denmark Michael Mortensen
United States Blaine Willenborg
ABN World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
$325,000
Sweden Stefan Edberg
7–6 6–2
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Sweden Jonas Svensson
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
West Germany Christian Saceanu
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
United States Jimmy Connors
West Germany Patrik Kühnen
West Germany Tore Meinecke

7–6 7–6
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Italy Diego Nargiso
15 February Stella Artois Italian Indoors
Milan, Italy
$372,500
France Yannick Noah
4-4 RET
United States Jimmy Connors West Germany Boris Becker
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
France Henri Leconte
Australia Pat Cash
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
West Germany Boris Becker
West Germany Eric Jelen

6–3 6–3
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Volvo U.S. Indoors
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
$297,500
United States Andre Agassi
6–4 6–4 7–5
Sweden Mikael Pernfors United States Robert Seguso
United States Kevin Curren
United States Jim Grabb
Israel Amos Mansdorf
United States David Pate
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Kevin Curren
United States David Pate

6–3 7–5
Sweden Peter Lundgren
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
22 February Ebel U.S. Pro Indoors
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
$410,000
United States Tim Mayotte
4–6 6–2 6–2 6–3
Australia John Fitzgerald Mexico Jorge Lozano
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
United States Kevin Curren
United States Dan Goldie
United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
United States Jim Grabb
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
United States Johan Kriek

6–4 6–3
United States Kevin Curren
South Africa Danie Visser
Open de Lorraine
Metz, France
$93,400
Sweden Jonas Svensson
6–2 6–4
Netherlands Michiel Schapers West Germany Eric Jelen
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Netherlands Menno Oosting
West Germany Christian Saceanu
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Christian Bergström
Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil
Netherlands Tom Nijssen

6–2 6–7 7–6
United States Rill Baxter
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
29 February Newsweek Champions Cup
Indian Wells, California, USA
$510,000
West Germany Boris Becker
7–5 6–4 2–6 6–4
Spain Emilio Sánchez United States Andre Agassi
Australia Pat Cash
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States Johan Kriek
Israel Amos Mansdorf
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
West Germany Boris Becker
France Guy Forget

6–2 6–7 7–6
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 March DuPoint Classic
Orlando, Florida, USA
$297,500
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
7–6 6–1
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř United States Jay Berger
United States David Pate
United States Aaron Krickstein
Israel Amos Mansdorf
Argentina Martín Jaite
United States Andre Agassi
France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah
6–4 6–4
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Kim Warwick
14 March
21 March
Lipton International Players Championships
Miami, Florida, USA
$734,000
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–4 4–6 6–4 6–4
United States Jimmy Connors France Yannick Noah
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
United States Aaron Krickstein
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
United States Jay Berger
Sweden Anders Järryd
Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd

6–4 6–4
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
28 March Buick WCT Finals
Dallas, Texas, USA
$500,000
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4 1–6 7–5 6–2
Sweden Stefan Edberg United States Brad Gilbert
France Yannick Noah
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Australia Pat Cash
United States Tim Mayotte
Argentina Martín Jaite

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 April Davis Cup: Quarterfinals
Norrköping, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Clermont-Ferrand, France – Clay (i)
Frankfurt, West Germany – Carpet (i)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Carpet (i)
Quarterfinal winners
 Sweden 3–2
 France 5–0
 West Germany 5–0
 Yugoslavia 4–1
Quarterfinal losers
 Czechoslovakia
 Australia
 Denmark
 Italy
11 April Suntory Japan Open
Tokyo, Japan
$425,000
United States John McEnroe
6–2 6–2
Sweden Stefan Edberg United States Tim Mayotte
United States Brad Gilbert
Australia Brad Drewett
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States David Pate
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Johan Kriek

6–4 6–4
United States Steve Denton
United States David Pate
Swatch Open
Nice, France
$115,000
France Henri Leconte
6–2 6–2
France Jérôme Potier Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
France Guy Forget
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Spain Jordi Arrese
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
France Guy Forget
France Henri Leconte

4–6 6–3 6–4
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Italy Diego Nargiso
Nabisco Grand Prix de la villa de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
$93,400
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–2 6–1
Spain Fernando Luna Argentina Alberto Mancini
West Germany Markus Rackl
Belgium Eduardo Masso
Australia Carl Limberger
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Alberto Tous
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–7 7–6 6–3
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Australia Todd Woodbridge
18 April KAL Korean Open
Seoul, South Korea
$93,400
United States Dan Goldie
6–3 6–7 6–0
United Kingdom Andrew Castle United States Greg Holmes
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Joey Rive
Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia John Frawley
United States Todd Nelson
United Kingdom Andrew Castle
Argentina Roberto Saad

6–7 6–4 7–6
United States Gary Donnelly
United States Jim Grabb
Volvo Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
$492,500
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
5–7 6–4 7–5 6–3
Argentina Martín Jaite France Yannick Noah
France Thierry Tulasne
Sweden Joakim Nyström
France Henri Leconte
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Italy Claudio Pistolesi
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–7 6–4 7–6
France Henri Leconte
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
25 April Ebel German Open
Hamburg, West Germany
$400,000
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–2 6–1 6–4
France Henri Leconte West Germany Boris Becker
Spain Jordi Arrese
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Laurie Warder

6–0 5–7 6–4
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
US Clay Court Championships
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
$190,000
United States Andre Agassi
6–2 6–2
United States Jimmy Arias United States Lawson Duncan
United States Jim Courier
United States Richey Reneberg
United States Jay Berger
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
United States Aaron Krickstein
South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser

7–6 6–3
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
2 May Eagle Tournament of Champions
Forest Hills, New York, USA
$485,000
United States Andre Agassi
7–5 7–6 7–5
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović Brazil Luiz Mattar
United States Aaron Krickstein
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Spain Alberto Tous
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

6–3 7–6
South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
BMW Open
Munich, West Germany
$165,000
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
7–5 6–3
Sweden Jonas Svensson Australia Wally Masur
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Sweden Anders Järryd
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
West Germany Tore Meinecke
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

6–1 3–6 6–3
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi
9 May Italian Open
Rome, Italy
$595,000
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
2–6 6–4 6–2 4–6 6–4
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán Sweden Kent Carlsson
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Peru Jaime Yzaga
France Yannick Noah
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Andre Agassi
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

6–3 6–3
Sweden Anders Järryd
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
16 May Volvo Classic
Florence, Italy
$93,400
Italy Massimiliano Narducci
3–6 6–1 6–4
Italy Claudio Panatta United States Lawson Duncan
Peru Pablo Arraya
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Chile Pedro Rebolledo
Argentina Javier Frana
Peru Jaime Yzaga
Argentina Javier Frana
Argentina Christian Miniussi

7–6 6–4
Italy Claudio Pistolesi
Austria Horst Skoff
23 May
30 May
French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$1,645,000
Sweden Mats Wilander
7–5 6–2 6–1
France Henri Leconte Sweden Jonas Svensson
United States Andre Agassi
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–3 6–7 6–4 6–3
Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Lori McNeil
Mexico Jorge Lozano

7–5 6–2
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
Netherlands Michiel Schapers

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 June Stella Artois Grass Court Championships
London, Great Britain
$340,000
West Germany Boris Becker
6–1 3–6 6–3
Sweden Stefan Edberg France Guy Forget
Australia Darren Cahill
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
Australia Broderick Dyke
West Germany Eric Jelen
United States Kevin Curren
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

6–2 7–6
South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
Bologna Open
Bologna, Italy
$93,400
Argentina Alberto Mancini
7–5 7–6
Spain Emilio Sánchez Sweden Kent Carlsson
Argentina Martín Jaite
Italy Omar Camporese
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Javier Sánchez
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Javier Sánchez

6–1 7–6
Switzerland Rolf Hertzog
Switzerland Marc Walder
13 June Bristol Trophy
Bristol, UK
$93,400
West Germany Christian Saceanu
6–4 2–6 6–2
India Ramesh Krishnan United States Derrick Rostagno
United States Mark Dickson
United States Matt Anger
Belgium Eduardo Masso
West Germany Eric Jelen
United Kingdom Steve Shaw
Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Laurie Warder

2–6 6–4 7–5
United States Marty Davis
United States Tim Pawsat
Phoenix Insurance Athens International
Athens, Greece
$93,400
Austria Horst Skoff
6–3 2–6 6–2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Orešar Sweden Christer Allgardh
Peru Pablo Arraya
West Germany Markus Rackl
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
West Germany Pavel Vojtisek
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Sweden Rikard Bergh
Sweden Per Henricsson

2–6 6–4 7–5
Peru Pablo Arraya
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
20 June
27 June
Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon, London, UK
Grand Slam
$1,815,396
Sweden Stefan Edberg
4–6 7–6 6–4 6–2
West Germany Boris Becker Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
United States Tim Mayotte
Australia Pat Cash
West Germany Patrik Kühnen
Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

6–4 2–6 6–4 7–6
Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Zina Garrison
United States Sherwood Stewart

6–1, 7–6(3)
United States Gretchen Magers
United States Kelly Jones

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 July Shawmut U.S. Pro Championships
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
$297,500
Austria Thomas Muster
6–2 6–2
United States Lawson Duncan Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Orešar
Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Aaron Krickstein
United States Michael Kures
United States Andre Agassi
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

3–6 7–5 6–2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Orešar
Peru Jaime Yzaga
Rado Swiss Open
Gstaad, Switzerland
$240,000
Australia Darren Cahill
6–3 6–4 7–6
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek Spain Sergio Casal
Austria Horst Skoff
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber

7–6 7–6
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Volvo Hall of Fame Championships
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
$115,000
Australia Wally Masur
6–2 6–1
Australia Brad Drewett South Africa Pieter Aldrich
India Vijay Amritraj
United States Mike Lee
United States Paul Annacone
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
Sweden Peter Lundgren
United States Scott Davis
United States Tim Wilkison

6–3 7–6
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
11 July Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
$215,000
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
2–6 6–4 6–4
Italy Francesco Cancellotti Italy Paolo Canè
Sweden Christian Bergström
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Spain Fernando Luna
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
West Germany Udo Riglewski
West Germany Patrick Baur
West Germany Udo Riglewski

6–4 6–4
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Nicklas Kroon
Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
$275,000
United States Andre Agassi
6–4 6–2
Ecuador Andrés Gómez Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
France Henri Leconte
Austria Thomas Muster
France Yannick Noah
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Sweden Jonas Svensson
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–0 4–6 6–4
Sweden Anders Järryd
Denmark Michael Mortensen
18 July OTB Open
Schenectady, United States
$93,400
United States Tim Mayotte
5–7 6–3 6–2
United States Johan Kriek United States Pete Sampras
Sweden Thomas Högstedt
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
Jamaica Doug Burke
United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Dan Goldberg
West Germany Alexander Mronz
United States Greg Van Emburgh

6–3 6–7 7–5
United States Paul Annacone
United States P. McEnroe
Washington, D.C., USA
$297,500
United States Jimmy Connors
6–1 6–4
Ecuador Andrés Gómez United States Aaron Krickstein
United States Derrick Rostagno
United States Jay Berger
United States Michael Chang
South Africa Barry Moir
Australia Darren Cahill
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

3–6 6–3 6–3
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
Davis Cup: Semifinals
Båstad, Sweden – Clay
Dortmund, West Germany – Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
 Sweden 5–0
 West Germany 4–1
Semifinal losers
 France
 Yugoslavia
25 July Volvo International
Stratton Mountain, United States
$400,000
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Andre Agassi
6–2 6–4
United States Paul Annacone United States Darren Cahill
United States Dan Goldie
The Bahamas Roger Smith
United States Martin Davis
United States Jim Courier
United States Jay Berger
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken

6–3 7–6
South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
International Championships of The Netherlands
Hilversum, The Netherlands
$150,000
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–3 6–1 3–6 6–3
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Australia Mark Woodforde
Chile Pedro Rebolledo
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

7–6 6–3
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Nabisco Grand Prix Passing Shot
Bordeaux, France
$215,000
Austria Thomas Muster
6–3 6–3
Haiti Ronald Agénor France Yannick Noah
Austria Horst Skoff
United States Lawson Duncan
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Brazil Luiz Mattar
Sweden Kent Carlsson
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Italy Claudio Panatta

6–1 6–4
Argentina Christian Miniussi
Italy Diego Nargiso

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 August Head Cup
Kitzbühel, Austria
$240,000
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–1 6–1 4–6 4–6 6–3
Spain Emilio Sánchez Brazil Luiz Mattar
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Austria Thomas Muster
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–4 7–6
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Italy Claudio Panatta
GTE U.S. National Hard Court Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
$297,500
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4 6–2
United States John McEnroe United States Todd Witsken
United States Robert Seguso
Senegal Yahiya Doumbia
United States Jim Pugh
South Africa Michael Robertson
United States Derrick Rostagno
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

4–6 6–3 6–4
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
8 August 1988 Cedok Open
Prague, Czechoslovakia
$140,000
Austria Thomas Muster
6–4 5–7 6–2
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán Spain Fernando Luna
Czechoslovakia Martin Střelba
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
United States Lawson Duncan
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil

7–5 7–6
Austria Thomas Muster
Austria Horst Skoff
Campionati Internazionali Della Valle D'Aosta
St. Vincent, Italy
$125,000
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–0 6–2
France Thierry Champion Argentina Alberto Mancini
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
Argentina Marcelo Ingaramo
Argentina Franco Davín
Italy Francesco Cancellotti
Argentina Martín Jaite
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi

6–4 5–7 6–3
Italy Paolo Canè
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Player's International Canadian Open
Toronto, Canada
$410,000
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
7–6 6–2
United States Kevin Curren United States Jimmy Connors
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia John Frawley
Australia Pat Cash
United States Tim Mayotte
United States John McEnroe
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

7–5 6–3
United Kingdom Andrew Castle
United States Tim Wilkison
15 August Thriftway ATP Championships
Cincinnati, United States
$485,000 - Hard
Sweden Mats Wilander
3–6 7–6 7–6
Sweden Stefan Edberg Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Aaron Krickstein
United States Michael Chang
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Kevin Curren
Australia Carl Limberger
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

6–2 6–4
United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
Mennen Cup
Livingston, New Jersey, USA
$93,400
United States Andre Agassi
6–2 6–4
United States Jeff Tarango Senegal Yahiya Doumbia
Australia Simon Youl
United States Matt Anger
United States Marc Flur
United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata

2–6 6–4 7–5
United States Marc Flur
United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
22 August Nynex Open
Rye Brook, New York, USA
$93,400
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
6–2 7–6
India Ramesh Krishnan Italy Diego Nargiso
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United States Tim Wilkison
Australia Simon Youl
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
United Kingdom Andrew Castle
United States Tim Wilkison

2–6 6–4 7–5
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Denmark Michael Mortensen
29 August
5 September
US Open
New York, USA
Grand Slam
$1,683,333
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–4 4–6 6–3 5–7 6–4
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl United States Andre Agassi
Australia Darren Cahill
United States Derrick Rostagno
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Aaron Krickstein
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

w/o
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
United States Jim Pugh

7–5, 6–3
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
United States Patrick McEnroe

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
12 September International Championships of Spain
Barcelona, Spain
$372,500
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–3 6–3 3–6 6–1
Austria Thomas Muster Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
France Henri Leconte
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

2–6 6–4 9–7
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Uruguay Diego Pérez
19 September Volvo Championships Los Angeles, California, USA
$297,500
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
6–2 7–5
United States Andre Agassi United States John McEnroe
United States Kevin Curren
Australia Mark Woodforde
United States David Pate
United States Jim Pugh
United States Jeff Tarango
United States John McEnroe
Australia Mark Woodforde

6–4 6–4
Australia Peter Doohan
United States Jim Grabb
Campionati Internaztional di Tennis Puglia
Bari, Italy
$93,400
Austria Thomas Muster
2–6 6–1 7–5
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini United States Lawson Duncan
France Thierry Champion
United States Jimmy Brown
Argentina Christian Miniussi
France Thierry Tulasne
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Austria Thomas Muster
Italy Claudio Panatta

6–3 6–1
Italy Francesco Cancellotti
Italy Simone Colombo
Barclay Open
Geneva, Switzerland
$190,000
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
6–4 6–4
Sweden Kent Carlsson Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Spain Fernando Luna
Sweden Christian Bergström
Spain Jordi Arrese
Chile Pedro Rebolledo
Iran Mansour Bahrami
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–4 6–3
Argentina Gustavo Luza
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Olympic Games
Seoul, South Korea
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
3–6 6–2 6–4 6–2
United States Tim Mayotte Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Brad Gilbert
Italy Paolo Canè
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Argentina Martín Jaite
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

6–3 6–4 6–7 6–7 9–7
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
26 September International Championships of Sicily
Palermo, Italy
$93,400
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–1 3–6 6–4
Sweden Kent Carlsson Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Austria Thomas Muster
Italy Claudio Panatta
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
France Thierry Tulasne
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Peru Carlos di Laura
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini

6–3 7–5
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi
Transamerica Open
San Francisco, California, USA
$297,500
United States Michael Chang
6–2 6–3
United States Johan Kriek South Africa Danie Visser
United States John McEnroe
United States Paul Annacone
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Kevin Curren
United States John McEnroe
Australia Mark Woodforde

6–4 7–6
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 October Eagle Classic
Scottsdale, United States
$297,500
Singles Draw
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
6–2 6–4
United States Glenn Layendecker United States Jim Pugh
United States Kevin Curren
South Africa Pieter Aldrich
United States David Pate
Sweden Tobias Svantesson
United States Derrick Rostagno
United States John McEnroe
Australia Mark Woodforde

6–4 7–6
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
Commonwealth Bank Queensland Open
Brisbane, Australia
$165,000
United States Tim Mayotte
6–4 6–4
United States Marty Davis Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
Australia Broderick Dyke
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Australia Richard Fromberg
United States Leif Shiras
West Germany Eric Jelen
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb

6–4 6–1
Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
Ebel Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
$240,000
Sweden Stefan Edberg
7–5 6–3 3–6 6–2
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek Sweden Jonas Svensson
United States Jimmy Connors
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Italy Diego Nargiso
United States Aaron Krickstein
Israel Amos Mansdorf
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–3 6–1
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Sweden Peter Lundgren
10 October Riklis Israel Tennis Center Classic
Tel Aviv, Israel
$95,000
United States Brad Gilbert
7–5 6–3 3–6 6–2
United States Aaron Krickstein Israel Amos Mansdorf
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
Israel Amos Mansdorf
West Germany Alexander Mronz
Israel Shahar Perkiss
West Germany Patrick Baur
The Bahamas Roger Smith
Kenya Paul Wekesa

6–3 6–3
West Germany Patrick Baur
West Germany Alexander Mronz
Grand Prix Olympia de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
$240,000
United States Jimmy Connors
6–2 6–0
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov Sweden Christian Bergström
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Henri Leconte
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
West Germany Osterthun

6–3 6–4
Iran Mansour Bahrami
France Guy Forget
Swan Premium Open
Sydney, Australia
$372,500 - Hard (i) -
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
7–6 6–3 6–4
United States Richard Matuszewski United States Tim Mayotte
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Canada Glenn Michibata
Canada Grant Connell
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
Australia Darren Cahill
Australia John Fitzgerald

6–3 6–2
United States Marty Davis
Australia Brad Drewett
17 October C.A. Tennis Trophy
Vienna, Austria
$140,000
Austria Horst Skoff
4–6 6–3 6–4 6–2
Austria Thomas Muster United States Kevin Curren
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
United States Richey Reneberg
Sweden Jonas Svensson
Austria Alex Antonitsch
Hungary Balázs Taróczy

4–6 6–3 7–6
United States Kevin Curren
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
1988 Frankfurt Cup
Frankfurt, West Germany
$140,000
United States Tim Mayotte
4–6 6–4 6–3
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle United States Jim Pugh
Sweden Anders Järryd
West Germany Patrik Kühnen
United States Brad Gilbert
New Zealand Steve Guy
West Germany Christian Saceanu
West Germany Rudiger Haas
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević
1–6 7–5 6–3
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Seiko Super Tennis
Tokyo, Japan
$500,000
West Germany Boris Becker
7–6 6–4
Australia John Fitzgerald Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Richard Matuszewski
United States Paul Chamberlin
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
West Germany Eric Jelen
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović

7–5 5–7 6–3
West Germany Boris Becker
West Germany Eric Jelen
24 October Open de la Ville de Paris
Paris, France
$810,000
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Israel Amos Mansdorf
6–3 6–2 6–3
United States Brad Gilbert Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Tim Mayotte
United States Aaron Krickstein
United States John McEnroe
France Guy Forget
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
United States Paul Annacone
Australia John Fitzgerald

6–2 6–2
United States Jim Grabb
South Africa van Rensburg
31 October 1988 Ford Cup
São Paulo, Brazil
$100,000
United States Jay Berger
6–4 6–4
Argentina Horacio de la Peña United States Dan Cassidy
Brazil Cassio Motta
Brazil Cesar Kist
Peru Jaime Yzaga
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Orešar
Argentina Javier Frana
United States Jay Berger
Argentina Horacio de la Peña

5–7 6–4 6–3
Chile Ricardo Acuña
Argentina Javier Sánchez
Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
$450,000
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4 6–1 6–1
Sweden Peter Lundgren United States Dan Goldie
United States Jim Courier
Spain Emilio Sánchez
United States Robert Seguso
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Italy Paolo Canè
United States Kevin Curren
United States Jim Grabb

7–5 7–5
United States Paul Annacone
Australia John Fitzgerald

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 November Argentine Open
Buenos Aires, Argentina
$93,400
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–2 7–6
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán Argentina Alberto Mancini
Spain Juan Aguilera
Argentina Roberto Argüello
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Spain Carlos Costa
United States Jay Berger
Spain Carlos Costa
Spain Javier Sánchez

6–3 3–6 6–3
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Benson & Hedges Championships
Wembley, London, UK
$335,000
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–7 3–6 6–4 6–0 7–5
Sweden Jonas Svensson France Henri Leconte
Australia John Fitzgerald
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Israel Amos Mansdorf
United States Jim Courier
United States Robert Seguso
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
7–5 6–2
United States Martin Davis
Australia Brad Drewett
14 November South African Open
Johannesburg, South Africa
$297,500
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–7 6–4 6–1 7–6
South Africa Christo van Rensburg South Africa Pieter Aldrich
United States Brad Gilbert
South Africa Gary Muller
United States Kevin Curren
South Africa Piet Norval
United States Matt Anger
United States Kevin Curren
United States David Pate

7–6 6–4
South Africa Gary Muller
United States Tim Wilkison
Little Caesars
Detroit, Michigan, USA
$297,500
United States John McEnroe
7–5 6–2
United States Aaron Krickstein United States Leif Shiras
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
United States Pete Sampras
United States Paul Annacone
United States Dan Goldie
United States Jim Courier
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
6–4 6–1
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
21 November Brussels, Belgium
$372,500
France Henri Leconte
7–6 7–6 6–4
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek Australia John Fitzgerald
West Germany Patrik Kühnen
Australia Wally Masur
West Germany Eric Jelen
France Eric Winogradsky
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Australia Wally Masur
Netherlands Tom Nijssen

W/O
Australia John Fitzgerald
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Itaparica, Brazil
$275,000
Peru Jaime Yzaga
7–6 6–2
Argentina Javier Frana Spain Javier Sánchez
Argentina Martín Jaite
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Argentina Alberto Mancini
Spain Sergio Casal
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

7–6 7–6
Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
28 November Nabisco Masters Singles
New York, USA
Masters
$750,000 - Carpet (i) - 8S
Singles Draw
West Germany Boris Becker
5–7 7–6 3–6 6–2 7–6
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Sweden Stefan Edberg
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Round Robin:
United States Tim Mayotte
United States Andre Agassi
Sweden Mats Wilander
France Henri Leconte

December[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 December Nabisco Masters Doubles
London, Great Britain
Masters
$200,000 - Carpet (i) - 8D
Doubles Draw
United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh

6–4, 6–3, 2–6, 6–0
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Mexico Jorge Lozano / United States Todd Witsken
United States John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd
12 December Davis Cup: Final
Gothenburg, Sweden – Clay (i)
 West Germany
4–1
 Sweden

Grand Prix rankings[edit]

As of 1 January 1988
Rk Name Nation
1 Ivan Lendl  TCH
2 Stefan Edberg  SWE
3 Mats Wilander  SWE
4 Jimmy Connors  USA
5 Boris Becker  FRG
6 Miloslav Mečíř  TCH
7 Pat Cash  AUS
8 Yannick Noah  FRA
9 Tim Mayotte  USA
10 John McEnroe  USA
11 Andrés Gómez  ECU
12 Kent Carlsson  SWE
13 Brad Gilbert  USA
14 Martín Jaite  ARG
15 Anders Järryd  SWE
16 Joakim Nyström  SWE
17 Emilio Sánchez  ESP
18 David Pate  USA
19 Guillermo Pérez-Roldán  ARG
20 Eliot Teltscher  USA
Year-end rankings (19 December 1988)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Mats Wilander  SWE 1 3 Increase +2
2 Ivan Lendl  TCH 1 2 Decrease −1
3 Andre Agassi  USA 3 26 Increase +22
4 Boris Becker  FRG 4 8 Increase +1
5 Stefan Edberg  SWE 2 5 Decrease −3
6 Kent Carlsson  SWE 6 16 Increase +6
7 Jimmy Connors  USA 4 11 Decrease −3
8 Jakob Hlasek   SUI 8 43 Increase +15
9 Henri Leconte  FRA 9 24 Increase +12
10 Tim Mayotte  USA 8 13 Decrease −1
11 John McEnroe  USA 10 25 Decrease −1
12 Yannick Noah  FRA 7 12 Decrease −4
13 Miloslav Mečíř  TCH 4 13 Decrease −7
14 Andrei Chesnokov  URS 14 52 Increase +38
15 Aaron Krickstein  USA 14 64 Increase +46
16 Thomas Muster  AUT 13 60 Increase +43
17 Emilio Sánchez  ESP 14 23 Steady =
18 Guillermo Pérez-Roldán  ARG 13 29 Increase +1
19 Mikael Pernfors  SWE 19 39 Increase +24
20 Pat Cash  AUS 4 20 Decrease −13

Statistical information[edit]

The list of winners and number of titles won, alphabetically by last name:

The following players won their first title in 1988:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. ISBN 9780942257700.