1998 Wimbledon Championships

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1998 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   22 June - 5 July
Edition:   112th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Boys' Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Girls' Singles
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Boys' Doubles
Switzerland Roger Federer / Belgium Olivier Rochus
Girls' Doubles
Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1998 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon in London in England. It was the 112th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 22 June to 5 July 1998.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2

• It was Sampras' 11th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th at Wimbledon.

Women's Singles[edit]

Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated France Nathalie Tauziat, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)

• It was Novotná's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde, 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 10–8

• It was Eltingh's 6th and last career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon.
• It was Haarhuis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only at Wimbledon.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6

• It was Hingis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 2nd and last at Wimbledon.
• It was Novotná's 11th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 4th and last at Wimbledon.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated Croatia Mirjana Lučić / India Mahesh Bhupathi, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
• It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer[1] defeated Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze 6–4, 6–4

Girls' Singles[edit]

Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik defeated Belgium Kim Clijsters 7–6(7–3), 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer[1] / Belgium Olivier Rochus defeated France Michaël Llodra / Israel Andy Ram 3–6, 6–4, 7–5

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostanić defeated Slovenia Petra Rampre / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova 6–2, 7–6(7–5)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Federer first made it in the final in 2003, and he became the champion.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1998 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 U.S. Open