1998 French Open – Men's Singles

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1998 French Open
Champion   Spain Carlos Moyá
Runner-up   Spain Àlex Corretja
Final score   6–3, 7–5, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1997 1999 > 

Gustavo Kuerten was the defending champion, but he was eliminated in the second round by Marat Safin.

Carlos Moyá won the title, defeating Àlex Corretja in the all-Spanish final, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Second Round)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Korda (First Round)
  3. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Patrick Rafter (Second Round)
  5. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (First Round)
  6. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second Round)
  7. Sweden Jonas Björkman (First Round)
  8. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (Second Round)
  9. Slovakia Karol Kučera (First Round)
  10. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Third Round)
  11. United States Michael Chang (Third Round)
  12. Spain Carlos Moyà (Champion)
  13. Spain Albert Costa (Fourth Round)
  14. Spain Àlex Corretja (Final)
  15. Spain Félix Mantilla (Semifinals)
  16. Spain Alberto Berasategui (Fourth Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  15  Spain Félix Mantilla 6 6 4 6    
 Austria Thomas Muster 4 2 6 3    
  15  Spain Félix Mantilla 7 2 4 2    
  12  Spain Carlos Moyà 5 6 6 6    
3  Chile Marcelo Ríos 1 6 2 4  
  12  Spain Carlos Moyà 6 2 6 6    
    12  Spain Carlos Moyà 6 7 6    
  14  Spain Àlex Corretja 3 5 3    
   Belgium Filip Dewulf 5 4 3      
14  Spain Àlex Corretja 7 6 6      
14  Spain Àlex Corretja 6 6 6    
   France Cédric Pioline 3 4 2      
 France Cédric Pioline 3 6 78 4 6
   Morocco Hicham Arazi 6 2 66 6 3  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
United States T Martin 4 3 3 1 United States P Sampras 66 3 4
Paraguay R Delgado 6 Paraguay R Delgado 78 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 2 r Paraguay R Delgado 2 77 6 79
Armenia S Sargsian 5 Armenia S Sargsian 6 64 4 67
United Kingdom T Henman 2 r Armenia S Sargsian 6 6 65 6
Ukraine A Medvedev 65 1 6 6 1 Italy A Gaudenzi 4 2 77 4
Italy A Gaudenzi 77 6 0 2 6 Paraguay R Delgado 2 2 4
Argentina L Arnold Ker 4 6 6 6 15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 6
Italy D Sanguinetti 6 4 1 4 Argentina L Arnold Ker 6 6 4 0 3
France F Santoro 6 6 6 France F Santoro 4 4 6 6 6
WC France J-F Bachelot 3 1 2 France F Santoro 6 2 2 5
France A Clément 4 1 2 15 Spain F Mantilla 4 6 6 7
Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe B Black 2 2 62
Q Austria W Schranz 2 4 2 15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 77
15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Slovakia K Kučera 6 2 4 3
Australia T Woodbridge 1 6 6 6 Australia T Woodbridge 6 4 6 6
Costa Rica JA Marín 3 66 62 France G Raoux 4 6 3 0
France G Raoux 6 78 77 Australia T Woodbridge 5 3 2
United States V Spadea 5 5 Brazil F Meligeni 7 6 6
Canada D Nestor 7 2 r United States V Spadea 65 63 3
Brazil F Meligeni 6 6 6 Brazil F Meligeni 77 77 6
Sweden T Johansson 4 2 4 Brazil F Meligeni 4 710 3 6 3
Sweden T Nydahl 3 62 3 Austria T Muster 6 68 6 3 6
Australia S Draper 6 77 6 Australia S Draper 3 6 77 62 2
Germany M Craca 1 1 1 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 3 65 77 6
Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 6 6 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 2 6 63 2
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 77 Austria T Muster 6 4 77 6
Germany T Haas 1 2 63 Germany N Kiefer 2 1 3
Austria T Muster 6 6 6 Austria T Muster 6 6 6
7 Sweden J Björkman 3 3 3

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Chile M Ríos 7 6 3 6
New Zealand B Steven 5 2 6 3 3 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6
Spain E Benfele Álvarez 5 7 612 6 6 Spain E Benfele Álvarez 4 2 2
Australia M Tebbutt 7 5 714 4 3 3 Chile M Ríos 6 3
Q Germany B Karbacher 2 6 3 1 South Africa W Ferreira 1 3 r
Sweden M Norman 6 1 6 6 Sweden M Norman 4 4 4
Germany M Sinner 64 4 5 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 77 6 7 3 Chile M Ríos 4 6 6 6
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 67 6 6 13 Spain A Costa 6 4 3 3
Zimbabwe W Black 1 79 2 3 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 3 62 7 6 9
Australia M Philippoussis 6 7 6 Australia M Philippoussis 6 77 5 4 7
LL Germany O Gross 1 5 4 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 3 3 0
Spain J Burillo 78 3 2 3 13 Spain A Costa 6 6 6
Germany M-K Goellner 66 6 6 6 Germany M-K Goellner 4 6 2
Denmark K Carlsen 3 2 2 13 Spain A Costa 6 7 6
13 Spain A Costa 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Spain C Moyà 7 6 6
WC France S Grosjean 5 1 4 12 Spain C Moyà 6 716 6
WC France J-B Perlant 66 6 3 6 1 Q Spain P Imaz 4 614 2
Q Spain P Imaz 78 3 6 3 6 12 Spain C Moyà 6 77 6
Czech Republic C Doseděl 5 1 2 Q Australia A Ilie 2 61 3
Sweden M Tillström 7 6 6 Sweden M Tillström 711 3 3 4
Spain J Alonso 6 3 3 2 Q Australia A Ilie 69 6 6 6
Q Australia A Ilie 4 6 6 6 12 Spain C Moyà 6 7 3 6
United States J Courier 77 6 0 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 3 5 6 4
Australia R Fromberg 61 4 6 4 United States J Courier 4 2 3
Q Germany J Knippschild 6 6 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 6 6 6
Spain C Costa 4 2 4 Q Germany J Knippschild 2 0 78 6 6
Q Spain J Mas 0 6 6 77 Belgium J Van Herck 6 6 66 4 2
Q United States M Sell 6 4 2 64 Q Spain J Mas 3 64 5
Belgium J Van Herck 6 6 6 Belgium J Van Herck 6 77 7
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 4 4

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q Italy M Navarra 4 6 1 4 6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 610 64 1
Romania D Pescariu 64 4 4 Sweden T Enqvist 4 712 77 6
Sweden T Enqvist 77 6 6 Sweden T Enqvist 3 2 3
Q Italy M Martelli 77 78 77 Belgium F Dewulf 6 6 6
Croatia G Ivanišević 63 66 62 Q Italy M Martelli 65 4 67
Belgium F Dewulf 77 7 77 Belgium F Dewulf 77 6 79
Sweden M Larsson 60 5 65 Belgium F Dewulf 7 6 6
WC France A Di Pasquale 6 5 63 6 0 Spain F Clavet 5 3 1
WC France O Delaître 2 7 77 1 6 WC France O Delaître 2 4 77 1
Spain F Clavet 6 6 6 Spain F Clavet 6 6 64 6
Russia A Chesnokov 1 4 1 Spain F Clavet 3 77 6 6
Q Netherlands J van Lottum 65 6 6 3 6 11 United States M Chang 6 65 2 4
Netherlands J Siemerink 77 3 2 6 2 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 5 2 0 r
Spain Á Calatrava 5 3 2 11 United States M Chang 7 6 3
11 United States M Chang 7 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 0 6
Morocco K Alami 3 2 6 4 14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 6
Spain F Vicente 4 6 6 6 Spain F Vicente 3 2 3
Australia M Woodforde 6 4 2 1 14 Spain À Corretja 6 5 64 7 9
Switzerland M Rosset 2 1 6 4 Argentina H Gumy 1 7 77 5 7
Italy G Pozzi 6 6 4 6 Italy G Pozzi 2 3 6 7 9
Argentina H Gumy 6 6 6 Argentina H Gumy 6 6 3 5 11
Spain S Bruguera 2 2 3 14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 6
WC France O Mutis 4 6 6 3 2 Australia J Stoltenberg 4 4 3
Germany D Prinosil 6 1 4 6 6 Germany D Prinosil 4 3 711 1
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 4 6 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6 69 6
United States A O'Brien 2 6 2 2 Sweden M Gustafsson 1 6 4 4
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 4 6 4 10 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
Spain G Blanco 2 6 0 6 8 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
Canada S Lareau 77 6 1 3 2 4 Australia P Rafter 4 6 3 2
4 Australia P Rafter 65 3 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6 6
WC France C Auffray 0 2 2 8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 65 6 1 4
Q Russia M Safin 5 7 6 3 6 Q Russia M Safin 3 77 3 6 6
United States A Agassi 7 5 2 6 2 Q Russia M Safin 6 3 6 7
Netherlands S Schalken 6 2 4 5 Czech Republic D Vacek 3 6 3 5
Czech Republic D Vacek 1 6 6 7 Czech Republic D Vacek 6 2 7 77
Q Argentina M Rodríguez 3 2 4 United States J-M Gambill 4 6 5 60
United States J-M Gambill 6 6 6 Q Russia M Safin 5 6 77 4 4
Uruguay M Filippini 1 6 5 77 4 France C Pioline 7 4 65 6 6
France C Pioline 6 3 7 64 6 France C Pioline 7 6 3 6
Q France J Boutter 66 6 6 77 Q France J Boutter 5 3 6 4
Germany C Vinck 78 3 4 65 France C Pioline 6 6 7
Q France R Gilbert 6 6 2 2 11 10 Netherlands R Krajicek 3 2 5
Spain A Portas 3 3 6 6 9 Q France R Gilbert 5 4 1
Ecuador N Lapentti 4 4 77 65 10 Netherlands R Krajicek 7 6 6
10 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 62 77

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Berasategui 4 79 6 6
South Africa G Stafford 6 67 3 1 16 Spain A Berasategui 6 3 6 6
WC France G Solvès 6 6 3 65 8 WC France G Solvès 3 6 3 4
United States R Reneberg 4 2 6 77 6 16 Spain A Berasategui 62 6 7 7
Slovakia D Hrbatý 2 6 6 6 Slovakia D Hrbatý 77 3 5 5
United States S Campbell 6 3 3 3 Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6 6
Spain J Sánchez 66 6 7 4 3 Spain JA Viloca 3 3 3
Spain JA Viloca 78 3 5 6 6 16 Spain A Berasategui 2 4 6 3
Czech Republic J Novák 0 2 61 Morocco H Arazi 6 6 3 6
Morocco H Arazi 6 6 77 Morocco H Arazi 6 6 6
France J Golmard 1 2 0 France N Escudé 3 4 2
France N Escudé 6 6 6 Morocco H Arazi 6 0 6 77
United States J Tarango 6 6 77 Q Argentina M Zabaleta 4 6 4 63
Netherlands P Haarhuis 4 1 64 United States J Tarango 0 2 2
Q Argentina M Zabaleta 6 6 3 4 6 Q Argentina M Zabaleta 6 6 6
2 Czech Republic P Korda 0 2 6 6 3

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