1998 Italian Open (tennis)

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1998 Italian Open
Date:   May 4 – May 10 (women)
May 11 – May 17 (men)
Edition:   55th
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Rome, Italy
Venue:   Foro Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
Italian Open
 < 1997 1999 > 

The 1998 Italian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 57th edition of the Rome Masters and was part of the Super 9 of the 1998 ATP Tour and of Tier I of the 1998 WTA Tour. Both the men's and women's events took place at the Foro Italico in Rome in Italy. The women's tournament was played from May 4 through May 10, 1998 and the men's tournament was played from May 11 through May 17, 1998.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Chile Marcelo Ríos defeated Spain Albert Costa by Walkover

  • It was Ríos' 4th title of the year and the 10th of his career. It was his 3rd Super 9 title and his 4th overall.

Women's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated United States Venus Williams 6–3, 2–6, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 8th title of the year and the 33rd of her career. It was her 2nd Tier I title of the year and her 5th overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes defeated South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach 6–4, 4–6, 7–6

  • It was Bhupathi's 4th title of the year and the 10th of his career. It was Paes' 4th title of the year and the 10th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated South Africa Amanda Coetzer / Spain Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 7–6 (7–1), 6–4

  • It was Ruano Pascual's 4th title of the year and the 5th of her career. It was Suárez's 5th title of the year and the 6th of her career.

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