1998 French Open

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1998 French Open
Roland-garros-1998.jpg
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 2nd and last 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