1998 US Open – Men's Singles

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1998 US Open
Champion   Australia Patrick Rafter
Runner-up   Australia Mark Philippoussis
Final score   6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
US Open
 < 1997 1999 > 

Patrick Rafter was the defending champion, and he successfully defended his title, defeating compatriot Mark Philippoussis in the final, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 7 6      
9  Slovakia Karol Kučera 3 5 4      
  1  United States Pete Sampras 710 4 6 4 3  
  3  Australia Patrick Rafter 68 6 2 6 6  
3  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6 7    
  12  Sweden Jonas Björkman 2 3 5      
    3  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 3 6 6  
   Australia Mark Philippoussis 3 6 2 0  
   Sweden Thomas Johansson 6 3 77 3 610  
 Australia Mark Philippoussis 4 6 63 6 712  
 Australia Mark Philippoussis 6 6 5 6  
  10  Spain Carlos Moyà 1 4 7 4    
10  Spain Carlos Moyà 6 6 6    
   Sweden Magnus Larsson 4 3 3      

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Germany M-K Goellner 3 3 2 1 United States P Sampras 77 2 6 6
WC United States P Goldstein 67 77 6 3 WC United States P Goldstein 64 6 3 3
Australia A Ilie 79 64 4 0 r 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States A Park 5 3 1 Sweden M Tillström 2 3 1
Sweden M Tillström 7 6 6 Sweden M Tillström 1 6 77 3 6
Czech Republic S Doseděl 6 3 6 6 Czech Republic S Doseděl 6 3 65 6 3
Belgium F Dewulf 4 6 3 4 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States T Dent 4 7 2 Russia M Safin 4 3 2
Q Germany A Rădulescu 6 5 1 r WC United States T Dent 3 1 62
Russia M Safin 6 3 6 77 Russia M Safin 6 6 77
Sweden M Gustafsson 2 6 3 64 Russia M Safin 6 6 1 6
United States J Gimelstob 6 5 3 r Austria T Muster 4 4 6 3
Zimbabwe W Black 3 7 2 Zimbabwe W Black 77 4 3 0
Austria T Muster 77 6 6 Austria T Muster 65 6 6 6
15 Spain A Berasategui 61 2 3

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Slovakia K Kučera 6 6 6
United States S Campbell 4 2 4 9 Slovakia K Kučera 7 6 6
France J Golmard 6 6 77 France J Golmard 5 3 0
Czech Republic J Novák 3 4 65 9 Slovakia K Kučera 7 6 6
WC United States B Bryan 3 65 6 6 6 Romania A Voinea 5 3 2
South Africa M Ondruska 6 77 1 4 4 WC United States B Bryan 6 2 4 4
Romania A Voinea 6 3 6 2 Romania A Voinea 0 6 6 6
Italy A Gaudenzi 4 6 2 0 r 9 Slovakia K Kučera 6 6 65 1 6
Czech Republic M Damm 6 6 7 8 United States A Agassi 3 3 77 6 3
Netherlands S Schalken 3 3 5 Czech Republic M Damm 66 65 4
Q Australia J Sekulov 4 4 2 Italy D Sanguinetti 78 77 6
Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6 6 Italy D Sanguinetti 2 3 0
France G Raoux 6 3 6 1 78 8 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
France N Escudé 3 6 3 6 66 France G Raoux 3 2 78 6 1
France S Grosjean 4 1 4 8 United States A Agassi 6 6 66 3 6
8 United States A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Australia P Rafter 4 4 6 6 6
Morocco H Arazi 6 6 3 3 1 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Costa Rica JA Marín 3 6 6 2 1 Argentina H Gumy 4 1 2
Argentina H Gumy 6 0 4 6 6 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Q The Bahamas M Merklein 77 0 4 4 Q South Africa D Nainkin 1 1 1
Q South Africa D Nainkin 63 6 6 6 Q South Africa D Nainkin 2 6 6 6
Q Israel N Behr 6 4 3 4 Brazil G Kuerten 6 4 3 4
Brazil G Kuerten 4 6 6 6 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 4 6
Spain G Blanco 3 0 2 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 3 4 6 1
Argentina G Cañas 6 6 6 Argentina G Cañas 1 1 5
Spain J Alonso 4 3 2 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 7
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 65 3 4
United States T Martin 77 6 7 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 77 6 6
United States J Tarango 64 2 5 United States T Martin 6 65 5 3
Australia M Woodforde 3 4 4 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 1 77 7 6
14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Sweden J Björkman 6 4 6 63 6
France C Pioline 2 6 1 77 2 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
Q South Korea Yoon Y-i 2 4 4 WC United States J Stark 2 3 1
WC United States J Stark 6 6 6 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
Q Australia W Arthurs 6 5 6 6 France F Santoro 3 1 2
Spain C Costa 3 7 4 4 Q Australia W Arthurs 63 4 3
Ecuador N Lapentti 6 5 3 6 64 France F Santoro 77 6 6
France F Santoro 4 7 6 3 77 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 2 6 6
Romania D Pescariu 4 3 0 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 6 2 2
Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 6
Switzerland M Rosset 65 63 5 Slovakia D Hrbatý 4 3 4
Slovakia D Hrbatý 77 77 7 Netherlands J Siemerink 1 6 5 6 6
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 4 7 2 4
Armenia S Sargsian 1 3 6 4 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 3 6 2 5
South Africa W Ferreira 6 62 7 67 4 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 6 4 6 7
6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 77 5 79 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6
France A Clément 3 1 1 5 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 77 6
WC United States A O'Brien 7 6 79 WC United States A O'Brien 1 65 2
India L Paes 5 3 67 5 Netherlands R Krajicek 77 4 r
Germany H Dreekmann 6 1 6 6 Sweden T Johansson 65 5
Australia R Fromberg 3 6 3 3 Germany H Dreekmann 6 5 2 3
Sweden T Johansson 77 6 77 Sweden T Johansson 2 7 6 6
Brazil F Meligeni 65 3 63 Sweden T Johansson 3 6 6 78
Spain F Clavet 610 6 7 6 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 3 3 66
Romania A Pavel 712 4 5 2 Spain F Clavet 4 63 1
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany N Kiefer 6 77 6
France L Roux 4 3 1 Germany N Kiefer 4 0 2
Spain J Burillo 3 5 4 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
Germany T Haas 6 7 6 Germany T Haas 5 2 6 5
Netherlands D van Scheppingen 1 2 4 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 7 6 1 7
11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 77 77
Australia S Draper 3 64 63 13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 5 7 6
Spain F Mantilla 6 3 6 7 Spain F Mantilla 3 7 5 4
New Zealand B Steven 3 6 4 5 13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 7 1 6
Australia T Woodbridge 77 60 4 r Q Germany M Kohlmann 3 5 6 4
Q Germany M Kohlmann 65 77 4 Q Germany M Kohlmann 7 6 6
Q United States D Wheaton 4 1 4 Q France A Di Pasquale 5 4 4
Q France A Di Pasquale 6 6 6 13 United Kingdom T Henman 5 6 4 1
Norway C Ruud 5 4 3 Australia M Philippoussis 7 0 6 6
Australia M Philippoussis 7 6 6 Australia M Philippoussis 63 6 6 6
Canada S Lareau 7 77 6 Canada S Lareau 77 3 3 4
Paraguay R Delgado 5 63 3 Australia M Philippoussis 77 6 6
Denmark K Carlsen 60 4 6 1 Argentina L Arnold Ker 65 3 3
Argentina L Arnold Ker 77 6 4 6 Argentina L Arnold Ker 7 3 6 6
Q Germany B Karbacher 2 6 6 6 Q Germany B Karbacher 5 6 2 3
4 Czech Republic P Korda 6 3 2 1

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Spain À Corretja 2 6 7 7
Italy G Pozzi 6 3 5 5 7 Spain À Corretja 6 5 68 6 6
Q France J-B Perlant 1 7 6 6 Q France J-B Perlant 4 7 710 1 0
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 5 3 3 7 Spain À Corretja 6 4 6 77
United States V Spadea 4 1 2 Zimbabwe B Black 3 6 2 65
Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe B Black 77 6 7
Germany D Prinosil 4 3 6 4 Spain F Vicente 64 1 5
Spain F Vicente 6 6 2 6 7 Spain À Corretja 64 5 3
Sweden M Norman 79 66 64 6 6 10 Spain C Moyà 77 7 6
Canada D Nestor 67 78 77 4 4 Sweden M Norman 4 2 710 3
United States J-M Gambill 6 1 6 7 United States J-M Gambill 6 6 68 6
Q Germany K Braasch 3 6 3 5 United States J-M Gambill 2 6 6 3 64
Q Israel E Erlich 1 3 1 10 Spain C Moyà 6 3 3 6 77
United States M Chang 6 6 6 United States M Chang 6 6 65 4 3
Argentina M Puerta 1 64 77 4 r 10 Spain C Moyà 3 1 77 6 6
10 Spain C Moyà 6 77 63 4

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Costa 6 6 5 2 4
Germany O Gross 2 4 7 6 6 Germany O Gross 6 6 6
Q Argentina M Rodríguez 1 2 2 Spain S Bruguera 1 3 4
Spain S Bruguera 6 6 6 Germany O Gross 7 65 5 6 7
Ukraine A Medvedev 6 7 6 WC United States G Grant 5 77 7 3 5
Netherlands J van Lottum 4 5 2 Ukraine A Medvedev 6 3 64 4
Spain J Sánchez 2 5 6 3 WC United States G Grant 4 6 77 6
WC United States G Grant 6 7 4 6 Germany O Gross 4 5 7 2
Sweden M Larsson 3 6 1 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 7 5 6
United States M Washington 6 3 6 4 4 Sweden M Larsson 6 6 6
Argentina F Squillari 55 0 1 Uruguay M Filippini 3 2 2
Uruguay M Filippini 77 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 63 2 6 6
United States M Russell 5 4 6 3 2 Chile M Ríos 1 77 6 3 2
Q Italy G Galimberti 7 6 3 6 Q Italy G Galimberti 2 77 2 2
Czech Republic D Vacek 4 2 3 2 Chile M Ríos 6 64 6 6
2 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6

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