1998 Hopman Cup

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X Hopman Cup[1]
Champions  Slovakia
Runners-up  France
Dates 4 January - 10 January
Location Burswood,
 Western Australia,
 Australia
Venue Burswood Entertainment Complex
Surface Hard (indoors)
1997
1999

The Hopman Cup X (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 10th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. The tournament commenced on the 4th of January 1998 at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Burswood, Australia.

Entrants[edit]

Group stage teams[edit]

Seed Team[1] Female Player Male Player
1  Slovakia Karina Habšudová Karol Kučera
2  Australia Annabel Ellwood Patrick Rafter
3  Sweden Åsa Svensson Thomas Enqvist
4  South Africa Amanda Coetzer Wayne Ferreira
5  France Mary Pierce Guy Forget
6  United States Chanda Rubin Jonathan Stark
7  Germany Petra Begerow Bernd Karbacher
7  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Carlos Moyá

Play-off teams[edit]

Seed Team[1] Female Player Male Player
1  Romania Irina Spirlea Adrian Voinea
2  Slovakia Karina Habšudová Karol Kučera

Play-off round[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Romania
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Romania
Karina Habšudová
Irina Spîrlea
3
6
6
4
6
2
     
2 Slovakia
Romania
Karol Kučera
Dinu Pescariu
6
1
6
2
       
3 Slovakia
Romania
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Irina Spîrlea / Dinu Pescariu
4
6
6
6
[6]
[8]
     

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1  Slovakia 2 1 6–3 14–5
2  Australia 2 1 6–3 11–10
3  Spain 2 1 5–4 11–8
4  Sweden 0 3 1–8 3–16

Australia vs. Sweden[edit]


Australia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
Sweden
Annabel Ellwood
Åsa Carlsson
6
4
6
2
       
2 Australia
Sweden
Patrick Rafter
Thomas Enqvist
6
3
1
6
7
5
     
3 Australia
Sweden
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
6
2
6
4
       

Spain vs. Slovakia[edit]


Spain
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Slovakia
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Slovakia
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Karina Habšudová
6
2
6
3
       
2 Spain
Slovakia
Carlos Moyá
Karol Kučera
5
7
4
6
       
3 Spain
Slovakia
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
77
63
6
1
       

Slovakia vs. Sweden[edit]


Slovakia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Sweden
Karina Habšudová
Åsa Carlsson
6
3
6
3
       
2 Slovakia
Sweden
Karol Kučera
Thomas Enqvist
6
4
6
4
       
3 Slovakia
Sweden
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
7
5
6
3
       

Australia vs. Spain[edit]


Australia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Spain
1
1 2 3
1 Australia
Spain
Annabel Ellwood
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2
6
2
6
       
2 Australia
Spain
Patrick Rafter
Carlos Moyá
7
5
1
6
78
66
     
3 Australia
Spain
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
7
5
6
2
       

Spain vs. Sweden[edit]


Spain
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Sweden
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Åsa Carlsson
6
2
6
2
       
2 Spain
Sweden
Carlos Moyá
Thomas Enqvist
4
6
1
6
       
3 Spain
Sweden
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
6
3
6
4
       

Slovakia vs. Australia[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Australia
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Australia
Karina Habšudová
Annabel Ellwood
6
3
6
3
       
2 Slovakia
Australia
Karol Kučera
Patrick Rafter
63
77
6
3
63
77
     
3 Slovakia
Australia
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
7
5
6
2
       

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1  France 3 0 9–0 18–3
2  South Africa 2 1 3–6 8–13
3  United States 1 2 3–6 8–13
4  Germany 0 3 2–7 7–14

South Africa vs. United States[edit]


South Africa
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

United States
1
1 2 3
1 South Africa
United States
Amanda Coetzer
Chanda Rubin
4
6
3
6
       
2 South Africa
United States
Wayne Ferreira
Jonathan Stark
3
6
6
3
6
4
     
3 South Africa
United States
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
6
2
5
7
6
1
     

France vs. Germany[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
0
1 2 3
1 France
Germany
Mary Pierce
Anke Huber
4
6
6
4
6
3
     
2 France
Germany
Cédric Pioline
Tommy Haas
6
4
6
4
       
3 France
Germany
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
2
6
6
3
[7]
[3]
     

South Africa vs. Germany[edit]


South Africa
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 South Africa
Germany
Amanda Coetzer
Anke Huber
3
6
3
6
       
2 South Africa
Germany
Wayne Ferreira
Tommy Haas
6
4
3
6
6
1
     
3 South Africa
Germany
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
6
2
6
2
       

France vs. United States[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

United States
0
1 2 3
1 France
United States
Mary Pierce
Chanda Rubin
6
0
6
3
       
2 France
United States
Cédric Pioline
Jonathan Stark
6
4
6
3
       
3 France
United States
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
6
4
77
63
       

United States vs. Germany[edit]


United States
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 United States
Germany
Chanda Rubin
Anke Huber
3
6
1
6
       
2 United States
Germany
Jonathan Stark
Tommy Haas
77
64
63
77
6
4
     
3 United States
Germany
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
6
3
6
4
       

France vs. South Africa[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia[2]
1998
Hard (indoors)

South Africa
0
1 2 3
1 France
South Africa
Mary Pierce
Amanda Coetzer
6
3
6
3
       
2 France
South Africa
Cédric Pioline
Wayne Ferreira
78
66
6
3
       
3 France
South Africa
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
6
4
77
64
       

Final[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia[3]
10 January 1998
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
France
Karina Habšudová
Mary Pierce
4
6
5
7
   
2 Slovakia
France
Karol Kučera
Cédric Pioline
79
67
6
4
   
3 Slovakia
France
Karina Habšudová  / Karol Kučera
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
6
3
6
4
   
1998 Hopman Cup Champions
Slovakia
Slovakia
First title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hopman Cup 1998 (X)". Hopman Cup. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Plus: Tennis -- Hopman Cup; France to Meet Slovakia in Final". New York Times. 10 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Carkeek, Tom (11 January 1998). "Slovakia Rules Hopman Cup". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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