1998 ATP Tour

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1998 ATP World Tour
Pat Rafter won six titles in the year.
Pat Rafter won six titles in the year.
Details
Duration January 5 – November 18
Categories Grand Slam (4)
ATP Super 9 (9)
ATP International Series Gold (12)
ATP International Series (52)
Achievements
Most tournament titles Australia Pat Rafter (6)
Chile Marcelo Ríos (6)
Most tournament finals United States Andre Agassi (9)
Prize money leader United States Pete Sampras ($3,926,347)
Points leader United States Pete Sampras (3915)
Awards
Player of the year United States Pete Sampras
Doubles Team of the year Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Most improved player of the year United States Andre Agassi
Newcomer of the year Russia Marat Safin
Comeback player of the year Morocco Younes El Aynaoui
1997
1999

The ATP Tour is the elite tour for professional men's tennis organized by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). The ATP Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the ATP World Tour Finals, the ATP Super 9, the International Series Gold and the International Series Tournaments tournaments.

Schedule[edit]

This is the complete schedule of events on the 1998 ATP Tour, with player progression documented from the quarter-final stage.[1]

Key
Grand Slam events
ATP Super 9
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series
Team events
Year-end championships

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
January 5 Hopman Cup
Australia Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 Slovakia
2–1
 France
Round Robin losers (Group A)
 Spain
 Sweden
 Australia
Round Robin losers (Group B)
 Germany
 United States
 South Africa
1998 Qatar Open
Doha, Qatar
International Series
$975,000 - Hard
Czech Republic Petr Korda
6–0, 6–3
France Fabrice Santoro Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Ukraine Andrei Medvedev
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Germany Bernd Karbacher
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
1998 Adelaide International
Adelaide, Australia
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Australia Jason Stoltenberg Australia Todd Woodbridge
United States Andre Agassi
France Nicolas Escudé
France Jérôme Golmard
United States Vincent Spadea
New Zealand Brett Steven
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
January 12 1998 Sydney International
Sydney, Australia
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
Slovakia Karol Kučera
7–5, 6–4
United Kingdom Tim Henman Australia Patrick Rafter
Australia Michael Tebbutt
United States Todd Martin
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Spain Albert Costa
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–5
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Canada Daniel Nestor
1998 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
Chile Marcelo Ríos
4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Australia Richard Fromberg Zimbabwe Byron Black
Spain Félix Mantilla
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Germany Christian Vinck
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Spain Carlos Costa
United States Patrick Galbraith
New Zealand Brett Steven
6–4, 6–2
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
United States Jeff Tarango
January 19
January 26
1998 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$3,140,107 - Hard
Czech Republic Petr Korda
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Chile Marcelo Ríos Slovakia Karol Kučera
France Nicolas Escudé
United States Pete Sampras
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Spain Alberto Berasategui
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh

6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Venus Williams

6–2, 6–1
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Helena Suková

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
February 2 1998 Open 13
Marseille, France
International Series
$514,250 - Indoor Hard
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
6–4, 6–1
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Sweden Mikael Tillström
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
France Arnaud Clément
France Arnaud Boetsch
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
United States Mark Keil
United States T. J. Middleton
1998 Croatian Indoors
Split, Croatia
International Series
$375,000 - Carpet
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski Switzerland Marc Rosset
Germany Martin Sinner
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
7–6, 6–2
Sweden Fredrik Bergh
Sweden Patrik Fredriksson
February 9 1998 Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Series
$1,014,250 - Hard
Spain Àlex Corretja
7–6(7–0), 6–1
Spain Félix Mantilla Sweden Jonas Björkman
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Spain Carlos Moyà
Spain Carlos Costa
Spain Alberto Berasategui
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–2, 7–5
United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
1998 St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
International Series
$315,000 - Carpet
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Switzerland Marc Rosset Sweden Thomas Johansson
France Cédric Pioline
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
France Fabrice Santoro
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Germany Hendrik Dreekmann
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillström
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
South Africa Marius Barnard
South Africa Brent Haygarth
1998 Sybase Open
San Jose, CA, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Indoor Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–4
United States Pete Sampras Netherlands John van Lottum
United States Michael Chang
Australia Mark Woodforde
United States Todd Martin
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Germany Tommy Haas
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–1, 7–5
Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil André Sá
February 16 Antwerp, Belgium
International Series Gold
$875,000 - Hard
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Switzerland Marc Rosset Slovakia Karol Kučera
Australia Patrick Rafter
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
United States Jeff Tarango
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5, 3–6, 6–2
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
Memphis, TN, USA
International Series Gold
$700,000 - Indoor Hard
Australia Mark Philippoussis
6–3, 6–2
United States Michael Chang Chile Marcelo Ríos
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
South Africa Grant Stafford
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Richard Fromberg
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–2
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
Mexico David Roditi
February 23 Philadelphia, PA, USA
International Series Gold
$589,250 - Indoor Hard
United States Pete Sampras
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Sweden Thomas Enqvist Germany Tommy Haas
Canada Sébastien Lareau
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
United States Jeff Tarango
United States Richey Reneberg
South Africa Grant Stafford
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–7, 6–2
Australia David Macpherson
United States Richey Reneberg
London Indoor
London, Great Britain
International Series Gold
$689,250 - Carpet
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5, 6–4
France Cédric Pioline Netherlands Jan Siemerink
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Slovakia Karol Kučera
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Australia Patrick Rafter
Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Jim Grabb
6–4, 7–5
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
March 2 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
International Series
$725,000 - Carpet
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
7–6(7–2), 6–2
Sweden Thomas Johansson Netherlands Richard Krajicek
New Zealand Brett Steven
Australia Patrick Rafter
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Belgium Johan Van Herck
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–3
United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Piet Norval
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Australia Jason Stoltenberg Germany Tommy Haas
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Spain Albert Costa
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Australia Michael Tebbutt
4–6, 6–1, 7–6
United States Kent Kinnear
United States David Wheaton
March 9 Copenhagen, Denmark
International Series
$315,000 - Carpet
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Germany David Prinosil Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
France Olivier Delaître
New Zealand Brett Steven
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
Romania Andrei Pavel
Netherlands Tom Kempers
Netherlands Menno Oosting
6–4, 7–6
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
New Zealand Brett Steven
1998 Indian Wells Masters
Indian Wells, CA, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Hard
Chile Marcelo Ríos
6–3, 6–7(15), 7–6(7–4), 6–4
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski Austria Thomas Muster
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Ukraine Andrei Medvedev
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
United States Andre Agassi
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
6–0, 6–3
United States Todd Martin
United States Richey Reneberg
March 16
March 23
1998 Lipton Championships
Miami, FL, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,450,000 - Hard
Chile Marcelo Ríos
7–5, 6–3, 6–4
United States Andre Agassi Spain Àlex Corretja
United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Steve Campbell
United States Jeff Tarango
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
6–3, 2–6, 6–0
United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jonathan Stark
March 23 Casablanca, Morocco
International Series
$210,000 - Clay
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Spain Álex Calatrava Morocco Karim Alami
France Sébastien Grosjean
Spain Albert Portas
Spain Fernando Vicente
Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Italy Diego Nargiso
6–4, 7–6
Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Filippo Messori
March 30 1998 Davis Cup First Round
Bratislava, Slovakia - Clay
Bremen, Germany - Carpet
Moionhos de Vento Park, Brazil - Clay
Zürich, Switzerland - Carpet
Genoa, Italy - Clay
Victoria, Australia - Grass
Brussels, Belgium - Clay
Atlanta, USA - Hard
First Round winners
 Sweden 3-2
 Germany 5-0
 Spain 3-2
 Switzerland 3-2
 Italy 4-1
 Zimbabwe 3-2
 Belgium 3-2
 United States 3-2
First Round losers
 Slovakia
 South Africa
 Brazil
 Czech Republic
 India
 Australia
 Netherlands
 Russia

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
April 6 Hong Kong, Hong Kong
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
6–2, 6–0
Zimbabwe Byron Black Canada Sébastien Lareau
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
Spain Oscar Burrieza
Australia Sandon Stolle
South Africa Neville Godwin
Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Alex O'Brien
7–5, 6–1
South Africa Neville Godwin
Finland Tuomas Ketola
Estoril, Portugal
International Series
$600,000 - Clay
Spain Alberto Berasategui
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Austria Thomas Muster Morocco Karim Alami
Spain Carlos Moyà
Spain Félix Mantilla
Spain Albert Costa
Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Spain Carlos Costa
United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Mexico David Roditi
Netherlands Fernon Wibier
Chennai, India
International Series
$405,000 - Hard
Australia Patrick Rafter
6–3, 6–4
Sweden Mikael Tillström India Leander Paes
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Germany Lars Burgsmüller
France Gérard Solvès
Australia Mark Woodforde
Romania Andrei Pavel
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–7, 6–3, 6–2
France Olivier Delaître
Belarus Max Mirnyi
April 13 Barcelona, Spain
International Series Gold
$825,000 - Clay
United States Todd Martin
6–2, 1–6, 6–3, 6–2
Spain Alberto Berasategui Spain Carlos Moyà
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Spain Carlos Costa
Spain Sergi Bruguera
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–2, 6–4
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
Tokio, Japan
International Series Gold
$755,000 - Hard
Romania Andrei Pavel
6–3, 6–4
Zimbabwe Byron Black United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
United States David DiLucia
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Germany David Prinosil
Germany Hendrik Dreekmann
Canada Sébastien Lareau
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
France Olivier Delaître
Italy Stefano Pescosolido
April 20 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–3, 6–0, 7–5
France Cédric Pioline Spain Alberto Berasategui
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
France Fabrice Santoro
Germany Boris Becker
Spain Àlex Corretja
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–2, 6–4
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Orlando, FL, USA
International Series
$264,250 - Clay
United States Jim Courier
7–5, 3–6, 7–5
United States Michael Chang Sweden Mikael Tillström
Romania Andrei Pavel
Brazil Marcio Carlsson
Australia Andrew Ilie
Germany Marcello Craca
Spain Álex Calatrava
South Africa Grant Stafford
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Australia Michael Tebbutt
Sweden Mikael Tillström
April 27 Prague, Czech Republic
International Series
$340,000 - Clay
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
6–1, 6–4
Czech Republic Slava Doseděl Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Romania Dinu Pescariu
Spain Jacobo Díaz
Spain Fernando Vicente
Spain Javier Sánchez
Russia Andrei Chesnokov
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
6–1, 6–1
Sweden Fredrik Bergh
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Atlanta, GA, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
United States Pete Sampras
6–7(2–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Australia Jason Stoltenberg Spain Álex Calatrava
Romania Andrei Pavel
Paraguay Ramón Delgado
United States Steve Campbell
Argentina Franco Squillari
United States Richey Reneberg
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
South Africa Brent Haygarth
6–3, 0–6, 6–2
United States Alex O'Brien
United States Richey Reneberg
Munich, Germany
International Series
$500,000 - Clay
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
6–7(4–7), 7–6(8–6), 6–3
United States Andre Agassi Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Spain Galo Blanco
Germany Oliver Gross
France Nicolas Escudé
Sweden Tomas Nydahl
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–0, 6–3
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
May 4 Hamburg, Germany
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Clay
Spain Albert Costa
6–2, 6–0, 1-0 RET
Spain Àlex Corretja Slovakia Karol Kučera
Spain Félix Mantilla
France Fabrice Santoro
Austria Thomas Muster
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
6–4, 6–4
South Africa David Adams
South Africa Brett Steven
Coral Springs, FL, USA
International Series
$245,000 - Clay
Australia Andrew Ilie
7–5, 6–4
Italy Davide Sanguinetti United States Justin Gimelstob
Belgium Johan Van Herck
France Sébastien Grosjean
Belgium Xavier Malisse
Australia Michael Tebbutt
Paraguay Ramón Delgado
South Africa Grant Stafford
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7–5, 6–4
The Bahamas Mark Merklein
United States Vincent Spadea
May 11 Rome, Italy
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Clay
Chile Marcelo Ríos
W/O
Spain Albert Costa Spain Alberto Berasategui
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
United States Michael Chang
New Zealand Brett Steven
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Spain Fernando Vicente
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
May 18 St. Poelten, Austria
International Series
$400,000 - Clay
Chile Marcelo Ríos
6–2, 6–0
United States Vincent Spadea Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
Spain Galo Blanco
Spain Francisco Clavet
Austria Thomas Muster
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
United States Jim Grabb
Australia David Macpherson
6–4, 6–4
South Africa David Adams
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany - Clay
Germany Germany
3-0
Czech Republic Czech Republic
May 25
June 1
1998 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$5,026,607 - Clay
Spain Carlos Moyà
6–3, 7–5, 6–3
Spain Àlex Corretja Spain Félix Mantilla
France Cédric Pioline
Austria Thomas Muster
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Belgium Filip Dewulf
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Venus Williams

6–4, 6–4
Argentina Luis Lobo
United States Venus Williams

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
June 8 Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
International Series
$875,000 - Grass
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–4, 6–4
Sweden Magnus Larsson Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Germany Hendrik Dreekmann
Sweden Magnus Norman
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
London, Great Britain
International Series
$725,000 - Grass
Australia Scott Draper
;7–6(7–5), 6–4
Italy Laurence Tieleman Australia Mark Woodforde
Zimbabwe Byron Black
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
United States Doug Flach
United States Brian MacPhie
United Kingdom Tim Henman
NO FINAL NO FINAL
Bologna, Italy
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Spain Julian Alonso
6–1, 6–4
Morocco Karim Alami Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Argentina Mariano Puerta
Spain Carlos Costa
Italy Marzio Martelli
Argentina Franco Squillari
United States Brandon Coupe
South Africa Paul Rosner
7–6, 6–3
Italy Giorgio Galimberti
Italy Massimo Valeri
June 15 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
International Series
$475,000 - Grass
Australia Patrick Rafter
7–6(7–2), 6–2
Czech Republic Martin Damm Netherlands Dennis van Scheppingen
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Slovakia Karol Kučera
United States Steve Campbell
France Guillaume Raoux
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
Nottingham, Great Britain
International Series
$315,000 - Grass
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–3, 6–2
Zimbabwe Byron Black Armenia Sargis Sargsian
France Jérôme Golmard
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
New Zealand Brett Steven
Australia Scott Draper
Germany David Prinosil
United States Justin Gimelstob
South Africa Byron Talbot
7–5, 6–7, 6–4
Canada Sébastien Lareau
Canada Daniel Nestor
June 22
June 29
1998 Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$5,638,006 - Grass
United States Pete Sampras
6–7(2–7), 7–6(9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Croatia Goran Ivanišević United Kingdom Tim Henman
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis

2–6, 6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 10-8
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Belarus Max Mirnyi
United States Serena Williams

6–4, 6–4
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Croatia Mirjana Lučić

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
July 6 Gstaad, Switzerland
International Series
$525,000 - Clay
Spain Àlex Corretja
7–6(7–5), 7–5, 6–3
Germany Boris Becker Chile Marcelo Ríos
Belgium Filip Dewulf
Spain Francisco Clavet
Spain Félix Mantilla
Spain Albert Costa
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
6–4, 7–5
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, RI, USA
International Series
$275,000 - Grass
India Leander Paes
6–3, 6–2
South Africa Neville Godwin Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Italy Laurence Tieleman
Netherlands John van Lottum
United States Justin Gimelstob
Germany Rainer Schüttler
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
United States Doug Flach
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–2, 4–6, 7–6
Australia Scott Draper
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Båstad, Sweden
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
6–2, 6–3
Ukraine Andrei Medvedev Sweden Thomas Johansson
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
France Jérôme Golmard
Morocco Karim Alami
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
6–4, 6–2
South Africa Lan Bale
South Africa Piet Norval
July 13 1998 Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Hamburg, Germany - Hard
La Coruña, Spain - Clay
Prato, Italy - Clay
Indianapolis, IN, USA - Hard
Quarterfinal winners
 Sweden 3-2
 Spain 4-1
 Italy 5-0
 United States 4-1
Quarterfinal losers
 Germany
 Switzerland
 Zimbabwe
 Belgium
July 20 Stuttgart, Germany
International Series Gold
$915,000 - Clay
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Slovakia Karol Kučera Chile Marcelo Ríos
Spain Carlos Moyà
Germany Boris Becker
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Spain Albert Costa
Spain Fernando Vicente
France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
4–6, 7–5, 6–3
Australia Joshua Eagle
United States Jim Grabb
Washington, D.C., USA
International Series Gold
$575,000 - Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–0
Australia Scott Draper United States Michael Chang
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
United States Jim Courier
Belgium Filip Dewulf
United States Vincent Spadea
Canada Sébastien Lareau
South Africa Grant Stafford
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
6–3, 7–5
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
United States Patrick Galbraith
July 27 Los Angeles, CA, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
United States Andre Agassi
6–4, 6–4
United Kingdom Tim Henman United States Justin Gimelstob
France Guillaume Raoux
Australia Patrick Rafter
Australia Sandon Stolle
United States Michael Joyce
Zimbabwe Byron Black
Australia Patrick Rafter
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–4
United States Jeff Tarango
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Umag, Croatia
International Series
$375,000 - Clay
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
6–3, 7–6(7–0)
Sweden Magnus Norman Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Argentina Mariano Puerta
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Slovakia Karol Kučera
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Spain Félix Mantilla
United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Piet Norval
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
Kitzbühel, Austria
International Series
$500,000 - Clay
Spain Albert Costa
6–2, 1–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi Argentina Franco Squillari
Spain Francisco Clavet
Australia Richard Fromberg
Belgium Filip Dewulf
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Netherlands Tom Kempers
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Kratzmann

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
August 3 Toronto, Canada
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Hard
Australia Patrick Rafter
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Netherlands Richard Krajicek United States Andre Agassi
United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Pete Sampras
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Jim Grabb
6–3, 6–1
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
International Series
$475,000 - Clay
Sweden Magnus Norman
6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 6–4
Australia Richard Fromberg Slovakia Karol Kučera
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Romania Adrian Voinea
Spain Galo Blanco
Czech Republic Slava Doseděl
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–3, 6–2
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Slovakia Karol Kučera
August 10 Cincinnati, OH, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Hard
Australia Patrick Rafter
1–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–4
United States Pete Sampras Sweden Magnus Larsson
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
United States Vincent Spadea
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
San Marino, San Marino
International Series
$275,000 - Clay
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
6–2, 7–5
Argentina Mariano Puerta Spain Carlos Costa
Australia Richard Fromberg
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Spain Juan Albert Viloca
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
Italy Vincenzo Santopadre
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–4, 7–5
Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
August 17 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, IN, USA
International Series Gold
$915,000 - Hard
Spain Àlex Corretja
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
United States Andre Agassi Paraguay Ramón Delgado
United States Todd Martin
Zimbabwe Byron Black
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Morocco Hicham Arazi
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7–5, 4–6, 6–1
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
New Haven, CT, USA
International Series Gold
$745,000 - Hard
Slovakia Karol Kučera
6–4, 5–7, 6–2
Croatia Goran Ivanišević Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
India Leander Paes
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
United Kingdom Tim Henman
France Guillaume Raoux
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Peter Tramacchi
7–6, 6–3
Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
August 24 Long Island, NY, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
Australia Patrick Rafter
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Spain Félix Mantilla Russia Marat Safin
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Germany David Prinosil
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
France Nicolas Escudé
Spain Julian Alonso
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–4, 6–4
United States Brandon Coupe
United States Dave Randall
Boston, MA, USA
International Series
$315,000 - Hard
United States Michael Chang
6–3, 6–4
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis France Sébastien Grosjean
France Cédric Pioline
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
Austria Thomas Muster
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–3, 6–2
South Africa Chris Haggard
United States Jack Waite
August 31
September 7
1998 US Open
New York, USA
Grand Slam
$6,032,000 - Hard
Australia Patrick Rafter
6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
Australia Mark Philippoussis United States Pete Sampras
Spain Carlos Moyà
Slovakia Karol Kučera
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Australia Sandon Stolle

4–6, 7–6, 6–2
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Belarus Max Mirnyi
United States Serena Williams

6–2, 6–2
United States Patrick Galbraith
United States Lisa Raymond

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
September 14 Bournemouth Open
Bournemouth, Great Britain
International Series
$375,000 – Clay
Spain Félix Mantilla
6–3, 7–5
Spain Albert Costa Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
Italy Vincenzo Santopadre
Spain Alberto Berasategui
Austria Stefan Koubek
Spain Álex López Morón
France Arnaud Clément
United Kingdom Neil Broad
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7–6, 6–3
Australia Wayne Arthurs
Spain Alberto Berasategui
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
International Series
$380,000 – Hard
United Kingdom Tim Henman
7–5, 6–4
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov France Cédric Pioline
France Nicolas Escudé
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Russia Marat Safin
Germany Karsten Braasch
Italy Stefano Pescosolido
Italy Stefano Pescosolido
Italy Laurence Tieleman
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Bucharest, Romania
International Series
$470,000 – Clay
Spain Francisco Clavet
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
France Arnaud Di Pasquale Spain Albert Portas
Romania Adrian Voinea
Spain Julian Alonso
Romania Andrei Pavel
Spain Galo Blanco
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Romania Andrei Pavel
Romania Gabriel Trifu
7–6, 7–6
Romania George Cosac
Romania Dinu Pescariu
September 21 1998 Davis Cup Semifinals
Stockholm, Sweden – Carpet
Milwaukee, WI, USA – Indoor Hard
Semifinal winners
 Sweden 4–1
 Italy 4–1
Semifinal losers
 Spain
 United States
September 28 Mallorca, Spain
International Series
$425,000 – Clay
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–3
Spain Carlos Moyà Spain Fernando Vicente
Austria Thomas Muster
Austria Thomas Schiessling
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Germany Tommy Haas
Spain Sergi Bruguera
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
Argentina Pablo Albano
7–6, 6–3
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
Toulouse, France
International Series
$375,000 – Hard
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
6–4, 6–4
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Sweden Thomas Johansson
France Arnaud Clément
Switzerland Marc Rosset
France Stéphane Huet
Switzerland Roger Federer
France Fabrice Santoro
France Olivier Delaître
6–2, 6–4
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Grand Slam Cup
Munich, Germany
Year-End Championships
Chile Marcelo Ríos
6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 5–7, 6–3
United States Andre Agassi Slovakia Karol Kučera
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Spain Félix Mantilla

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
October 5 Basel, Switzerland
International Series
$975,000 - Indoor Hard
United Kingdom Tim Henman
6–4, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
United States Andre Agassi Switzerland Marc Rosset
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Germany David Prinosil
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
France Fabrice Santoro
France Fabrice Santoro
France Olivier Delaître
6–3, 7–6
South Africa Piet Norval
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Palermo, Italy
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Argentina Mariano Puerta
6–3, 6–2
Argentina Franco Squillari Spain Àlex Corretja
Spain Galo Blanco
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Spain Fernando Vicente
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
France Arnaud Di Pasquale
United States Francisco Montana
United States Donald Johnson
6–4, 7–6
Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
Shanghai, China
International Series
$315,000 - Carpet
United States Michael Chang
4–6, 6–1, 6–2
Croatia Goran Ivanišević Paraguay Ramón Delgado
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Australia Michael Tebbutt
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Todd Woodbridge
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–4, 6–7, 7–6
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
October 12 Singapore, Singapore
International Series Gold
$575,000 - Carpet
Chile Marcelo Ríos
6–4, 6–2
Australia Mark Woodforde United States Jim Courier
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Netherlands John Van Lottum
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–2, 6–3
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
Vienna, Austria
International Series Gold
$675,000 - Carpet
United States Pete Sampras
6–3, 7–6(7–3), 6–1
Slovakia Karol Kučera United States Todd Martin
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
United Kingdom Tim Henman
France Cédric Pioline
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–3
South Africa David Adams
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
October 19 Lyon, France
International Series
$725,000 - Carpet
Spain Àlex Corretja
2–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–1
Germany Tommy Haas Chile Marcelo Ríos
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
United States Pete Sampras
France Arnaud Di Pasquale
France Olivier Delaître
Australia Patrick Rafter
France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
6–2, 6–2
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
Ostrava, Czech Republic
International Series
$975,000 - Carpet
United States Andre Agassi
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Slovakia Ján Krošlák Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Ukraine Andrei Medvedev
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Germany David Prinosil
6–4, 6–3
South Africa David Adams
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
October 26 Mexico City, Mexico
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
6–3, 6–3
Belgium Xavier Malisse Spain Francisco Clavet
Argentina Mariano Puerta
Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Mexico Alejandro Hernández
Spain Jordi Burillo
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–4, 6–2
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
Mexico David Roditi
Stuttgart, Germany
Tennis Masters Series
$2,200,000 - Indoor Hard
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
6–4, 6–3, 6–3
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov United States Pete Sampras
Sweden Jonas Björkman
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
November 2 Bogotá, Colombia
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Argentina Mariano Zabaleta
6–4, 6–4
Paraguay Ramón Delgado Armenia Sargis Sargsian
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
United States Jim Courier
Spain Juan Balcells
Colombia Mauricio Hadad
Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Argentina Diego del Río
Argentina Mariano Puerta
6–7, 6–3, 6–2
Hungary Gábor Köves
Philippines Eric Taino
Paris, France
Tennis Masters Series
$2,300,000 - Carpet
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
6–4, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
United States Pete Sampras United States Todd Martin
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Australia Mark Philippoussis
United States Andre Agassi
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Chile Marcelo Ríos
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–4, 6–2
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
November 9 Moscow, Russia
International Series
$1,125,000 - Carpet
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–5)
Croatia Goran Ivanišević France Arnaud Clément
Switzerland Marc Rosset
Canada Sébastien Lareau
Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Slovakia Ján Krošlák
France Guillaume Raoux
United States Jared Palmer
United States Jeff Tarango
6–4, 6–7, 6–2
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Santiago, Chile
International Series
$315,000 - Clay
Spain Francisco Clavet
6–2, 6–4
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui Costa Rica Juan Antonio Marín
Spain Félix Mantilla
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Argentina Mariano Puerta
United States Jim Courier
Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
7–6, 6–7, 7–6
Italy Massimo Bertolini
United States Devin Bowen
Stockholm, Sweden
International Series
$800,000 - Indoor Hard
United States Todd Martin
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Sweden Thomas Johansson United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Canada Daniel Nestor
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Japan Takao Suzuki
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillström
7–5, 3–6, 7–5
South Africa Chris Haggard
Sweden Peter Nyborg
November 16 ATP Tour World Championships Doubles
Hartford, CT, USA
ATP Championships
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis

6–4 6–2 7–5)
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana
France Olivier Delaître / France Fabrice Santoro
November 23 ATP Tour World Championships Singles
Hanover, Germany
ATP Championships
Spain Àlex Corretja
3–6 3–6 7–5 6–3 7–5
Spain Carlos Moyà United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Pete Sampras
Round Robin
Spain Albert Costa
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Slovakia Karol Kučera
United States Andre Agassi
Chile Marcelo Ríos
November 30 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
Italy Milan, Italy – Clay (i)
 Sweden
4–1
 Italy

ATP rankings[edit]

These are the rankings of the top twenty players of the ATP Tour, at the end of the 1997 ATP Tour, and of the 1998 season, with number of rankings points, highest and lowest position during the year, and number of spots gained or lost from 1997 to 1998.[2][3]

Singles[edit]

as of December 15, 1997
Rk Player Nation
1 Pete Sampras  USA
2 Patrick Rafter  AUS
3 Michael Chang  USA
4 Jonas Björkman  SWE
5 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS
6 Greg Rusedski  GBR
7 Carlos Moyá  ESP
8 Sergi Bruguera  ESP
9 Thomas Muster  AUT
10 Marcelo Ríos  CHI
11 Richard Krajicek  NED
12 Àlex Corretja  ESP
13 Petr Korda  CZE
14 Gustavo Kuerten  BRA
15 Goran Ivanišević  SRB
16 Félix Mantilla  ESP
17 Tim Henman  GBR
18 Mark Philippoussis  AUS
19 Albert Costa  ESP
20 Cédric Pioline  FRA
as of December 14, 1998
Rk Player Points High Low Change
1 United States Pete Sampras 3915 1 2 Steady
2 Chile Marcelo Ríos 3670 1 10 Increase 8
3 Spain Àlex Corretja 3398 3 14 Increase 9
4 Australia Patrick Rafter 3315 2 6 Decrease 2
5 Spain Carlos Moyà 3159 4 21 Increase 2
6 United States Andre Agassi 2879 6 110 Increase 104
7 United Kingdom Tim Henman 2620 7 21 Increase 10
8 Slovakia Karol Kučera 2579 6 25 Increase 16
9 United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 2573 4 15 Decrease 3
10 Netherlands Richard Krajicek 2548 5 14 Increase 1
11 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2515 4 12 Decrease 6
12 Croatia Goran Ivanišević 2137 12 25 Increase 3
13 Czech Republic Petr Korda 2114 2 13 Steady
14 Spain Albert Costa 1823 13 27 Increase 5
15 Australia Mark Philippoussis 1792 13 28 Increase 3
16 United States Todd Martin 1774 16 81 Increase 65
17 Sweden Thomas Johansson 1761 17 54 Increase 20
18 France Cédric Pioline 1710 10 20 Increase 2
19 Netherlands Jan Siemerink 1669 14 78 Increase 59
20 Spain Félix Mantilla 1643 11 22 Decrease 4

Statistical information[edit]

These tables present the number of singles (S), doubles (D), and mixed doubles (X) titles won by each player and each nation during the season, within all the tournament categories of the 1998 ATP World Tour: the Grand Slam tournaments, the ATP World Tour Finals, the ATP Super 9, the ATP World Tour International Gold series, and the ATP World Tour International series.

Titles won by player[edit]

Total titles Player Grand Slam
tournaments
ATP World Tour
Finals
ATP World Tour
Super 9
ATP World Tour
International Gold
ATP World Tour
International
All titles
S D X S D S D S D S D S D X
9 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh 3 1 2 3 0 9 0
Australia Patrick Rafter 1 2 1 3 1 6 2 0
8 Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 2 1 2 3 0 8 0
5 India Leander Paes 1 1 3 1 4 0
Chile Marcelo Ríos 3 2 5 0 0
4 United States Andre Agassi 1 3 4 0 0
India Mahesh Bhupathi 1 3 0 4 0
Australia Todd Woodbridge 1 3 0 4 0
Australia Mark Woodforde 1 3 0 4 0
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett 1 3 0 4 0
3 Sweden Jonas Björkman 1 1 1 1 2 0
Spain Àlex Corretja 1 2 3 0 0
Czech Republic Martin Damm 1 2 0 3 0
South Africa Ellis Ferreira 1 2 0 3 0
United States Justin Gimelstob 2 1 0 1 2
United States Jim Grabb 1 2 0 3 0
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 2 1 2 1 0
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 2 1 0 3 0
United States Donald Johnson 1 2 0 3 0
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 1 1 2 3 1 0
United States Francisco Montana 1 2 0 3 0
Czech Republic Jiří Novák 1 2 0 3 0
United States Pete Sampras 1 1 1 3 0 0
South Africa Grant Stafford 1 2 0 3 0
Australia Sandon Stolle 1 2 0 3 0
2 Spain Julian Alonso 1 1 1 1 0
Australia Wayne Arthurs 1 1 0 2 0
United Kingdom Neil Broad 1 0 1 0
Spain Albert Costa 1 1 2 0 0
Sweden Thomas Enqvist 2 2 0 0
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi 1 1 1 1 0
Netherlands Tom Kempers 2 0 2 0
Czech Republic Petr Korda 1 1 2 0 0
Slovakia Karol Kučera 1 1 2 0 0
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 1 1 1 1 0
United States Rick Leach 1 1 0 2 0
Brazil Fernando Meligeni 1 1 1 1 0
Belarus Max Mirnyi 2 0 0 2
Spain Carlos Moyà 1 1 2 0 0
Canada Daniel Nestor 1 1 0 2 0
Romania Andrei Pavel 1 1 1 1 0
Czech Republic David Rikl 1 1 0 2 0
Netherlands Jan Siemerink 1 1 1 1 0
Czech Republic Cyril Suk 1 1 0 2 0
1 Spain Alberto Berasategui 1 1 0 0
Zimbabwe Byron Black 1 0 1 0
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen 1 1 0 0
United States Michael Chang 1 1 0 0
Spain Francisco Clavet 1 1 0 0
United States Brandon Coupe 1 0 1 0
United States Jim Courier 1 1 0 0
France Olivier Delaître 1 0 1 0
Australia Scott Draper 1 1 0 0
Australia Joshua Eagle 1 0 1 0
South Africa Wayne Ferreira 1 0 1 0
United States Doug Flach 1 0 1 0
Australia Andrew Florent 1 0 1 0
United States Patrick Galbraith 1 0 1 0
South Africa Brent Haygarth 1 0 1 0
Australia Mark Philippoussis 1 1 0 0
Australia Lleyton Hewitt 1 1 0 0
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý 1 1 0 0
Australia Andrew Ilie 1 1 0 0
Croatia Goran Ivanišević 1 1 0 0
The Bahamas Mark Knowles 1 0 1 0
Netherlands Richard Krajicek 1 1 0 0
Australia Andrew Kratzmann 1 0 1 0
Sweden Nicklas Kulti 1 0 1 0
Canada Sébastien Lareau 1 0 1 0
Sweden Magnus Larsson 1 0 1 0
Australia David Macpherson 1 0 1 0
Spain Félix Mantilla 1 1 0 0
United States Todd Martin 1 1 0 0
Italy Diego Nargiso 1 0 1 0
Sweden Magnus Norman 1 1 0 0
South Africa Piet Norval 1 0 1 0
Netherlands Menno Oosting 1 0 1 0
United States Alex O'Brien 1 0 1 0
Argentina Daniel Orsanic 1 0 1 0
Italy Stefano Pescosolido 1 0 1 0
Australia Mark Philippoussis 1 1 0 0
France Guillaume Raoux 1 0 1 0
South Africa Paul Rosner 1 0 1 0
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 1 1 0 0
Spain Javier Sánchez 1 0 1 0
France Fabrice Santoro 1 0 1 0
New Zealand Brett Steven 1 0 1 0
South Africa Byron Talbot 1 0 1 0
Australia Michael Tebbutt 1 0 1 0
Italy Laurence Tieleman 1 0 1 0
Sweden Mikael Tillström 1 0 1 0
Australia Peter Tramacchi 1 0 1 0
Romania Gabriel Trifu 1 0 1 0
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 1 1 0 0

Titles won by nation (Singles):

  •  United States 13 (San Jose, Philadelphia, Scottsdale, Barcelona, Orlando, Atlanta, Wimbledon, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Boston, Shanghai, Vienna, Ostrava, Stockholm)
  •  Spain 12 (Dubai, Estoril, Monte Carlo Masters, Hamburg Masters,French open, Bologna, Gstaad, Kitzbühel, Indianapolis, Bournemouth, Bucharest, Lyon, Santiago, ATP Finals)
  •  Australia 10 (Adelaide, Memphis, Chennai, Coral Springs, London, 's-Hertogenbosch, Canada Masters, Cincinnati Masters, Long Island, US Open)
  •  Chile 6 (Auckland, Indian Wells Masters, Miami Masters, Rome Masters, St. Poelten, Singapore)
  •  Sweden 6 (Marseille, Copenhagen, Munich, Nottingham, Båstad, Amsterdam)
  •  Czech Republic 4 (Doha, Australian Open, Umag, Mexico City)
  •  United Kingdom 4 (Antwerp, Tashkent, Basel, Paris Masters)
  •  Netherlands 4 (St. Petersburg, Rotterdam, Toulouse, Stuttgart Masters)
  •  Brazil 3 (Prague, Stuttgart, Mallorca)
  •  Russia 3 (London, Halle, Moscow)
  •  Slovakia 3 (Sydney, San Marino, New Haven)
  •  Argentina 2 (Palermo, Bogotá)
  •  Russia 2 (London, Halle)
  •  Croatia 1 (Split)
  •  Denmark 1 (Hong Kong)
  •  India 1 (Newport)
  •  Italy 1 (Casablanca)
  •  Romania 1 (Tokyo)

The following players won their first career title:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Results Archive". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP Rankings (singles) as of December 15, 1997". atptennis.com. 1997-12-15. Retrieved 2008-12-21. [dead link]
  3. ^ "ATP Rankings (singles) as of December 14, 1998". atptennis.com. 1998-12-14. Retrieved 2008-12-21. [dead link]

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