1998 Australian Open

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1998 Australian Open
Date:   19 January – 1 February
Edition:   86th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Melbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Croatia Mirjana Lučić
Mixed Doubles
United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob
Boys' Singles
France Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Singles
Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Boys' Doubles
France Jérôme Haehnel / France Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Doubles
Australia Evie Dominikovic / Australia Alicia Molik
Australian Open
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The 1998 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 86th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 19 January through 1 February 1998.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Czech Republic Petr Korda defeated Chile Marcelo Ríos 6–2, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Korda's only Grand Slam title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated Spain Conchita Martínez 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.[1]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Jonas Björkman / Netherlands Jacco Eltingh defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde 6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Björkman's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. It was Eltingh's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Croatia Mirjana Lučić defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–4, 2–6, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 7th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title. It was Lučić's only career Grand Slam title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob defeated Czech Republic Helena Suková / Czech Republic Cyril Suk 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Gimelstob's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

France Julien Jeanpierre defeated Sweden Andreas Vinciguerra 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

Croatia Jelena Kostanić defeated Indonesia Wynne Prakusya 6–0, 7–5

Boys' Doubles[edit]

France Jérôme Haehnel / France Julien Jeanpierre defeated Croatia Mirko Pehar / Croatia Lovro Zovko 6–3, 6–3

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Australia Evie Dominikovic / Australia Alicia Molik defeated New Zealand Leanne Baker / New Zealand Rewa Hudson 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

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Preceded by
1997 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 French Open