1998 Great American Insurance ATP Championships

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1998 Great American Insurance ATP Championships
Date August 10 – August 17
Edition 97th
Category ATP Super 9
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Cincinnati, United States
Venue Lindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
Australia Patrick Rafter[1]
Doubles
The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor[1]
Great American Insurance ATP Championships
 < 1997 1999 > 

The 1998 Cincinnati Open, known by the corporate title of the Great American Insurance ATP Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 95th edition of the tournament previously known as the Thriftway ATP Championships, and was part of the ATP Super 9 of the 1998 ATP Tour. It took place in Cincinnati, United States, from August 10 through August 17, 1998.

The tournament had previously appeared on the Tier III of the WTA Tour but no event was held from 1989 to 2003.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Australia Patrick Rafter def. United States Pete Sampras, 1–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–4.[1]

  • It was Patrick Rafter's 4th title of the year and his 6th overall. It was his 2nd Masters title of the year and overall.

Doubles[edit]

The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor def. France Olivier Delaître / France Fabrice Santoro, 6–1, 2–1, ret.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "1998 Cincinnati". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 1 January 2015.