1998 French Open

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1998 French Open
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Date:   25 May - 7 June
Edition:   97th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Carlos Moyá
Women's Singles
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob
Boys' Singles
Chile Fernando González
Girls' Singles
Russia Nadia Petrova
Boys' Doubles
Venezuela José de Armas / Chile Fernando González
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Kim Clijsters / Australia Jelena Dokić
French Open
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The 1998 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 25 May until 7 June. It was the 97th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1998.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Carlos Moyá defeated Spain Àlex Corretja, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3

• It was Moyá's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles[edit]

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated United States Monica Seles, 7–6(7–5), 0–6, 6–2

• It was Sánchez's 4th and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd title at the French Open.

Men's doubles[edit]

Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

• It was Eltingh's 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd and last title at the French Open.
• It was Haarhuis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd title at the French Open.

Women's doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natalia Zvereva, 6–1, 7–6(7–4)

• It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
• It was Novotná's 10th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 3rd and last title at the French Open.

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob defeated United States Serena Williams / Argentina Luis Lobo, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Williams' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
• It was Gimelstob's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

Chile Fernando González defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero,[1] 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' singles[edit]

Russia Nadia Petrova defeated Australia Jelena Dokić, 6–3, 6–3

Boys' doubles[edit]

Venezuela José de Armas / Chile Fernando González defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero / Spain Feliciano López, 6–7, 7–5, 6–3

Girls' doubles[edit]

Belgium Kim Clijsters / Australia Jelena Dokić defeated Russia Elena Dementieva / Russia Nadia Petrova, 6–4, 7–6

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrero won the 2003 men's singles crown, and reached the 2002 final.

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1998 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 Wimbledon Championships