1998 ATP Tour World Championships – Singles

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1998 ATP Tour World Championships
Champion   Spain Àlex Corretja
Runner-up   Spain Carlos Moyá
Final score   3–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3, 7–5
Events
Singles   Doubles

Pete Sampras was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Àlex Corretja.

Àlex Corretja won in the final 3–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3, 7–5, against Carlos Moyá.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Semifinals)
  2. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Round Robin, withdrew due to a back injury)
  3. United States Andre Agassi (Round Robin, retired due to a back injury)
  4. Spain Carlos Moyá (Final)
  5. Spain Àlex Corretja (Champion)
  6. Slovakia Karol Kučera (Round Robin)
  7. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Semifinals)
  8. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Round Robin)
  9. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (Round Robin)
  10. Spain Albert Costa (Round Robin)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
  4  Spain Carlos Moyá 6 3 7  
7  United Kingdom Tim Henman 4 6 5  
  4  Spain Carlos Moyá 6 6 5 3 5
  5  Spain Àlex Corretja 3 3 7 6 7
5  Spain Àlex Corretja 4 6 77
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 3 63  

Red Group[edit]

  United States Sampras Spain Moyá Slovakia Kučera Russia Kafelnikov RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1 United States Pete Sampras 6–3, 6–3 6–2, 6–1 6–2, 6–4 3–0 6–0 36–15 1
4 Spain Carlos Moyá 3–6, 3–6 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 6–3 7–5, 7–5 2–1 4–3 39–37 2
6 Slovakia Karol Kučera 2–6, 1–6 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 3–6 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 2–6 0–3 2–6 30–49 4
8 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2–6, 4–6 5–7, 5–7 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–2 1–2 2–5 34–38 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

White Group[edit]

  Chile Rios
Spain Costa
United States Agassi
United Kingdom Rusedski
Spain Corretja United Kingdom Henman RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2
10
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Spain Albert Costa
6–7(5–7), 1–6
(w/ Costa & Rusedski)
2–6, 4–6
(w/ Costa)
5–7, 1–6
(w/ Ríos)
0–1
0–2
0–2
0–4
6–13
13–25
4
6
3
9
United States Andre Agassi
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
7–6(7–5), 6–1
(w/ Rusedski & Costa)
7–5, 3–6, 1–2r
(w/ Agassi)
6–2, 6–4
(w/ Rusedski)
0–1
2–0
1–2
4–0
11–13
25–13
3
5
5 Spain Àlex Corretja 6–2, 6–4
(w/ Costa)
5–7, 6–3, 2–1r
(w/ Agassi)
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), 2–6 2–1 5–3 40–36 2
7 United Kingdom Tim Henman 7–5, 6–1
(w/ Ríos)
2–6, 4–6
(w/ Rusedski)
7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), 6–2 2–1 4–3 38–33 1

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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