1998 US Open – Women's Singles

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1998 US Open
Champion   United States Lindsay Davenport
Runner-up   Switzerland Martina Hingis
Final score   6–3, 7–5
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 > 

Martina Hingis was the defending champion, but she was defeated by Lindsay Davenport in the final, 6–3, 7–5, in what was a rematch of last year's semifinal.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Final)
  2. United States Lindsay Davenport (Champion)
  3. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Semifinals)
  4. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  5. United States Venus Williams (Semifinals)
  6. United States Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  7. Spain Conchita Martínez (Fourth Round)
  8. Germany Steffi Graf (Fourth Round)
  9. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Fourth Round)
  10. France Nathalie Tauziat (Fourth Round)
  11. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Quarterfinals)
  12. France Mary Pierce (Fourth Round)
  13. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Quarterfinals)
  14. Belgium Dominique Van Roost (Third Round)
  15. Russia Anna Kournikova (Fourth Round)
  16. Japan Ai Sugiyama (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
6  United States Monica Seles 4 4    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 6 6  
  3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 1 4  
3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6  
  11  Switzerland Patty Schnyder 2 3    
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 5  
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 7  
  5  United States Venus Williams 2 6 6  
4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 1 1  
  5  United States Venus Williams 4 4  
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 6    
13  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 0 4  
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
Q  Poland A Olsza 2 0       1  Switzerland M Hingis 77 6    
 Germany A Huber 3 3      Croatia I Majoli 64 0    
 Croatia I Majoli 6 6         1  Switzerland M Hingis 4 6 6  
Q  Czech Republic L Richterová 2 1          France A Mauresmo 6 2 2  
 France A Mauresmo 6 6        France A Mauresmo 6 6  
Q  United States J Craybas 1 6 3    Japan M Saeki 4 1    
 Japan M Saeki 6 2 6       1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
 South Korea Park S-h 1 6 6        France N Dechy 4 4  
 Czech Republic L Němečková 6 3 4      South Korea Park S-h 2 4    
 France N Dechy 6 7      France N Dechy 6 6    
 Austria B Paulus 2 5          France N Dechy 6 6  
 Chinese Taipei J Lee 4 78 64        Spain G León García 4 4    
 Spain G León García 6 66 77      Spain G León García 2    
 Romania R Dragomir 1 2     16  Japan A Sugiyama 3 r    
16  Japan A Sugiyama 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
14  Belgium D Van Roost 6 6    
 France J Halard-Decugis 2 2       14  Belgium D Van Roost 6 6    
 Slovakia K Studeníková 0 1      Poland M Grzybowska 0 0    
 Poland M Grzybowska 6 6         14  Belgium D Van Roost 4 2    
WC  United States L Granville 6 6          United States K Po 6 6    
 Argentina P Suárez 4 4       WC  United States L Granville 3 3  
 Australia K-A Guse 4 1      United States K Po 6 6    
 United States K Po 6 6          United States K Po 2 6 3
Q  Russia E Kulikovskaya 4 6 6       6  United States M Seles 6 4 6
 Czech Republic S Kleinová 6 1 3     Q  Russia E Kulikovskaya 1 6 2  
Q  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Načuk 2 3      United States A Miller 6 4 6  
 United States A Miller 6 6          United States A Miller 3 3  
 South Africa J Kruger 6 6         6  United States M Seles 6 6    
 Germany B Rittner 1 3        South Africa J Kruger 2 3  
 Argentina F Labat 60 2     6  United States M Seles 6 6    
6  United States M Seles 77 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    
WC  United States J Capriati 4 3       3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 77    
 France A Cocheteux 6 6      France A Cocheteux 2 61    
 Austria S Dopfer 3 3         3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    
 Czech Republic K Hrdličková 6 6          France S Testud 2 3    
 Austria B Schwartz 2 3        Czech Republic K Hrdličková 65 3  
 France S Testud 6 6      France S Testud 77 6    
 Chinese Taipei Wang S-t 0 2         3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
 Thailand T Tanasugarn 63 2         9  Romania I Spîrlea 3 3  
Q  Bulgaria P Stoyanova 77 6       Q  Bulgaria P Stoyanova 2 1    
 Australia N Pratt 3 6 4    United States S Williams 6 6    
 United States S Williams 6 3 6        United States S Williams 3 6 5
 Ukraine E Tatarkova 6 66 3       9  Romania I Spîrlea 6 0 7  
Q  Germany M Schnitzer 0 78 6     Q  Germany M Schnitzer 3 2  
 Russia E Likhovtseva 60 4     9  Romania I Spîrlea 6 6    
9  Romania I Spîrlea 77 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  Switzerland P Schnyder 77 7    
 Japan Y Yoshida 65 5       11  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6    
 United States A Frazier 3 1     WC  United States B Rippner 1 2    
WC  United States B Rippner 6 6         11  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 77    
 United States M J Fernández 6 77          United States M J Fernández 1 63    
Q  Slovenia T Križan 4 64        United States M J Fernández 6 4 712
WC  United States A Stevenson 4 4      France A Fusai 3 6 610  
 France A Fusai 6 6         11  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6  
 Croatia M Lučić 6 6         8  Germany S Graf 3 4  
 Netherlands K Boogert 3 2        Croatia M Lučić 4 6 6  
 Japan N Sawamatsu 4 7 6    Japan N Sawamatsu 6 1 1  
 Spain C Torrens Valero 6 5 1        Croatia M Lučić 1 1  
Q  Germany M Weingärtner 6 1 6       8  Germany S Graf 6 6    
 United States M Shaughnessy 4 6 2     Q  Germany M Weingärtner 0 1  
 United States C Morariu 2 6 1   8  Germany S Graf 6 6    
8  Germany S Graf 6 3 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United States V Williams 6 6    
 Bulgaria E Pampoulova 1 0       5  United States V Williams 6 6    
Q  Luxembourg A Kremer 6 5 7   Q  Luxembourg A Kremer 1 3    
 Indonesia N Basuki 4 7 5       5  United States V Williams 5      
Q  Belgium L Courtois 63 4          Latvia L Neiland 0 r    
 South Africa M de Swardt 77 6        South Africa M de Swardt 7 0 2
 Latvia L Neiland 65 6 6    Latvia L Neiland 5 6 6  
 Russia T Panova 77 3 4       5  United States V Williams 6 77  
 Spain M Serna 77 5 4       12  France M Pierce 1 64  
 Venezuela M-A Vento 62 7 6      Venezuela M-A Vento 4 6 4  
 Switzerland E Gagliardi 3 63      Italy L Golarsa 6 3 6  
 Italy L Golarsa 6 77          Italy L Golarsa 1 0  
WC  Canada V Webb 4 2         12  France M Pierce 6 6    
 Zimbabwe C Black 6 6        Zimbabwe C Black 1 1  
 Germany M Babel 1 6 2   12  France M Pierce 6 6    
12  France M Pierce 6 4 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15  Russia A Kournikova 6 6    
 France L Ghirardi 1 3       15  Russia A Kournikova 6 6    
Q  United States J Okada 2 2      Czech Republic R Bobková 3 4    
 Czech Republic R Bobková 6 6         15  Russia A Kournikova 6 6    
 France A Dechaume-Balleret 6 6          Italy S Farina 4 1    
 United States K Miller 4 2        France A Dechaume-Balleret 3 6 3
 Israel A Smashnova 4 6 2    Italy S Farina 6 1 6  
 Italy S Farina 6 3 6       15  Russia A Kournikova 65 3  
 Sweden Å Carlsson 6 6         4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 77 6  
 United Kingdom S Smith 2 4        Sweden Å Carlsson 3 3    
 Slovakia K Habšudová 6 5 3    France S Pitkowski 6 6    
 France S Pitkowski 1 7 6        France S Pitkowski 2 3  
Q  Colombia F Zuluaga 6 6         4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
 Italy R Grande 4 4       Q  Colombia F Zuluaga 3 2  
WC  United States Brandi 2 2     4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
 Netherlands M Oremans 1 2       7  Spain C Martínez 77 6    
Q  Argentina M Díaz-Oliva 6 r     Q  United States J Trail 64 1    
 United States J Trail 6           7  Spain C Martínez 6 3 6  
 Belarus N Zvereva 3 6 6        United States L Raymond 3 6 2  
 Australia R McQuillan 6 3 4      Belarus N Zvereva 2 2  
 Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 3      United States L Raymond 6 6    
 United States L Raymond 6 6         7  Spain C Martínez 4 6 2
WC  United States M Washington 3 3         13  South Africa A Coetzer 6 4 6
 Austria B Schett 6 6        Austria B Schett 6 78    
 Japan N Miyagi 6 5 2    Austria S Plischke 1 66    
 Austria S Plischke 3 7 6        Austria B Schett 6 0 3
Q  South Africa L Horn 4 4         13  South Africa A Coetzer 3 6 6  
Q  Romania R Sandu 6 6       Q  Romania R Sandu 0 2  
 United States S Cacic 1 63     13  South Africa A Coetzer 6 6    
13  South Africa A Coetzer 6 77    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
10  France N Tauziat 6 6    
 Italy F Perfetti 3 2       10  France N Tauziat 64 6 6  
 Belarus O Barabanschikova 6 64 6    Belarus O Barabanschikova 77 2 3  
 France A-G Sidot 1 77 3       10  France N Tauziat 6 6    
 China Li F 3 2          Slovakia H Nagyová 1 1    
 United States C Rubin 6 6        United States C Rubin 63 4  
 Slovakia H Nagyová 6 6      Slovakia H Nagyová 77 6    
 Czech Republic A Gerši 2 0         10  France N Tauziat 1 4  
 United States T Snyder 6 6         2  United States L Davenport 6 6  
 Germany A Glass 4 1        United States T Snyder 4 4    
 Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6      Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6    
 Canada J Nejedly 3 2          Spain V Ruano Pascual 2 1  
WC  United States S Reeves 6 4 1       2  United States L Davenport 6 6    
 United States L McNeil 4 6 6      United States L McNeil 1 1  
 Romania C Cristea 0 2     2  United States L Davenport 6 6    
2  United States L Davenport 6 6    

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