1998 Chase Championships

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1998 Chase Championships
Date:   November 16 – November 22
Edition:   27th (singles) / 23rd (doubles)
Category:   Year-end championships
Draw:   16S/8D
Prize money:   $2,000,000
Surface:   Carpet / indoor
Location:   New York City, United States
Venue:   Madison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva
WTA Tour Championships
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The 1998 Chase Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 27th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 23rd edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 1998 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from November 16 through November 22, 1998. Martina Hingis won the singles title and earned $500,000 first-prize money. It was the last edition of the tournament to be played in the best-of-five-set format for the final which it had used since 1984.[1]

Winners[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated United States Lindsay Davenport 7–5, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2

  • It was Hingis' 14th title of the year and the 39th of her career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva defeated France Alexandra Fusai / France Nathalie Tauziat 6–7, 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Davenport's 12th title of the year and the 43rd of her career. It was Zvereva's 8th title of the year and the 81st of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2000). ITF World of Tennis 2000. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 203–204. ISBN 9780002189460. 

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