1998 US Open (tennis)

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1998 US Open
Date:   August 31 – September 13
Edition:   118th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Patrick Rafter
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
Australia Sandon Stolle / Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Boys' Singles
Argentina David Nalbandian
Girls' Singles
Australia Jelena Dokić
Boys' Doubles
United States K. J. Hippensteel / United States David Martin
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Kim Clijsters / Denmark Eva Dyrberg
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The 1998 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 118th edition of the US Open and was held from August 31 through September 13, 1998.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Patrick Rafter defeated Australia Mark Philippoussis, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0

• It was Rafter's 2nd and last career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd at the US Open.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 6–3, 7–5

• It was Davenport's 1st career Grand Slam singles title and her 1st and only at the US Open.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Sandon Stolle / Czech Republic Cyril Suk defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 4–6, 7–6, 6–2

• It was Stolle's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Suk's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 10th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd and last US Open title. It was Novotná's 17th and last career Grand Slam title and her 4th US Open title. With this victory Hingis completed the second doubles Grand Slam in a calendar year in the Open Era, with Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver having completed the first in 1984.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated United States Lisa Raymond / United States Patrick Galbraith 6–2, 6–2

• It was Williams' 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st at the US Open.
• It was Mirnyi's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st at the US Open.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Argentina David Nalbandian defeated Switzerland Roger Federer 6–3, 7–5

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Jelena Dokić defeated Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6–4, 6–2

Boys' Doubles[edit]

United States K. J. Hippensteel / United States David Martin defeated Israel Andy Ram / Croatia Lovro Zovko 6–7, 7–6, 6–2

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Belgium Kim Clijsters[1] / Denmark Eva Dyrberg defeated Australia Jelena Dokić / Australia Evie Dominikovic 7–6, 6–4

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kim Clijsters first reached into the final in 2005, in which she won.

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1998 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1999 Australian Open