1998 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1998 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Pete Sampras
Runner-up   Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Final score   6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1997 1999 > 

Pete Sampras was the defending champion, and he successfully defended his title, defeating Goran Ivanišević, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, in the final. With this win, Sampras equalled Björn Borg's record of five Wimbledon titles.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Pete Sampras 77 6 6      
 Australia Mark Philippoussis 65 4 4      
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 4 7 6    
  12  United Kingdom Tim Henman 3 6 5 3    
3  Czech Republic Petr Korda 3 4 2    
  12  United Kingdom Tim Henman 6 6 6      
    1  United States Pete Sampras 62 711 6 3 6
  14  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 77 69 4 6 2
   Netherlands Jan Siemerink 610 65 66      
14  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 712 77 78      
14  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6 6 5 65 15
  9  Netherlands Richard Krajicek 3 4 7 77 13  
9  Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6 6 6    
   Italy Davide Sanguinetti 2 3 4      

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Slovakia D Hrbatý 3 3 2 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 77
Sweden M Tillström 6 65 7 6 Sweden M Tillström 4 4 64
Q Germany A Rădulescu 4 77 5 3 1 United States P Sampras 6 77 77
Canada D Nestor 77 710 4 0 0 Sweden T Enqvist 3 64 63
Sweden T Enqvist 62 68 6 6 6 Sweden T Enqvist 65 6 6 6
Australia S Draper 6 7 3 6 Australia S Draper 77 1 4 3
Germany R Schüttler 3 5 6 3 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Morocco K Alami 6 3 4 6 5 Q France S Grosjean 3 4 4
Q United States B MacPhie 4 6 6 3 7 Q United States B MacPhie 4 6 1 4
Czech Republic M Damm 3 68 3 Q France S Grosjean 6 3 6 6
Q France S Grosjean 6 710 6 Q France S Grosjean 6 710 6
Czech Republic R Vašek 77 6 6 16 Spain F Mantilla 0 68 2
Germany O Gross 64 3 1 Czech Republic R Vašek 64 6 3 4
LL Belgium C Van Garsse 2 2 6 6 3 16 Spain F Mantilla 77 3 6 6
16 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 1 4 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Spain À Corretja 63 2 3
United States J Gimelstob 77 6 6 United States J Gimelstob 6 1 4 4
Germany J Knippschild 6 3 67 1 Australia M Woodforde 2 6 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 4 6 79 6 Australia M Woodforde 1 6 3 6 3
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 3 3 0 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 3 6 3 6
United States J Tarango 1 6 6 6 United States J Tarango 4 6 2 77 3
Brazil G Kuerten 6 3 1 6 8 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 63 6
Australia J Stoltenberg 4 6 6 4 10 Australia J Stoltenberg 7 1 3 3
Argentina L Arnold Ker 6 66 3 3 Australia M Philippoussis 5 6 6 6
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 2 78 6 6 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 4 4 6 2
Q Italy D Bracciali 4 66 78 6 6 Q Italy D Bracciali 6 6 3 6
WC United Kingdom M Lee 6 78 66 2 2 Q Italy D Bracciali 3 4 4
Q United States A O'Brien 4 4 6 6 6 Australia M Philippoussis 6 6 6
Denmark K Carlsen 6 6 4 3 4 Q United States A O'Brien 77 4 62 3
Australia M Philippoussis 65 77 6 6 Australia M Philippoussis 63 6 77 6
7 Russia Y Kafelnikov 77 61 4 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6 6
Spain J Sánchez 3 4 3 3 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6 6
United States S Campbell 3 6 1 0 Belgium Dewulf 4 3 2
Belgium F Dewulf 6 2 6 6 3 Czech Republic P Korda 4 7 7 7
WC United Kingdom D Sapsford 66 2 3 France J Golmard 6 5 5 5
France J Golmard 78 6 6 France J Golmard 6 6 4 78
WC United States D Wheaton 1 63 4 France N Escudé 3 4 6 66
France N Escudé 6 77 6 3 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6 77
Canada S Lareau 6 6 6 Netherlands J Van Lottum 3 4 64
United States R Reneberg 4 3 3 Canada S Lareau 2 7 4 3
Netherlands J Van Lottum 77 6 4 77 France J Van Lottum 6 5 6 6
France G Raoux 61 3 6 63 Netherlands J Van Lottum 6 6 6
Germany T Haas 64 6 6 6 Germany T Haas 3 3 3
Paraguay R Delgado 77 3 3 3 Germany T Haas 4 6 77 6
Spain Á Calatrava 2 4 3 13 United States A Agassi 6 1 64 4
13 United States A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 United Kingdom T Henman 77 7 5 4 6
Czech Republic J Novák 64 5 7 6 2 12 United Kingdom T Henman 6 5 6 6
Q Finland T Ketola 1 64 4 Q South Africa D Nainkin 3 7 4 2
Q South Africa D Nainkin 6 77 6 12 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6 3 7
United States J-M Gambill 78 6 65 4 8 Zimbabwe B Black 4 4 6 5
Netherlands S Schalken 66 4 77 6 6 United States J-M Gambill 5 4 5
Zimbabwe B Black 7 3 3 79 6 Zimbabwe B Black 7 6 7
Australia R Fromberg 5 6 6 67 2 12 United Kingdom T Henman 6 63 6 6
WC United Kingdom M Petchey 2 6 3 2 6 Australia P Rafter 3 77 3 2
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 1 6 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 5 6 1 6
Spain JA Viloca 4 3 6 6 2 United States M Chang 2 7 2 6 2
United States M Chang 6 6 3 3 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 3 79 2 1
Sweden T Nydahl 7 6 77 6 Australia P Rafter 6 67 6 6
Argentina H Gumy 5 2 64 Sweden T Nydahl 63 2 63
Q Switzerland I Heuberger 1 2 6 1 6 Australia P Rafter 77 6 77
6 Australia P Rafter 6 6 4 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Spain C Moyà 6 4 6 2 6
Q India M Bhupathi 4 6 4 6 3 5 Spain C Moyà 6 4 3 4
WC United Kingdom A Richardson 4 6 3 2 Morocco H Arazi 4 6 6 6
Morocco H Arazi 6 2 6 6 Morocco H Arazi 3 3 2
Armenia S Sargsian 6 7 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 6 6
Spain A Portas 0 5 2 Armenia S Sargsian 3 77 3 5
Uruguay M Filippini 5 1 4 Sweden M Larsson 6 65 6 7
Sweden M Larsson 7 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 3 3 2
Ecuador N Lapentti 6 3 4 3 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 6 6 6
Germany D Prinosil 4 6 6 6 Germany D Prinosil 4 77 4 2
Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 77 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 62 6 6
Czech Republic S Doseděl 1 4 63 Netherlands J Siemerink 78 5 2 6 7
Q Italy S Pescosolido 6 6 6 11 Sweden J Björkman 66 7 6 4 5
Costa Rica JA Marín 2 1 1 Q Italy S Pescosolido 6 4 4 2
Q United States D DiLucia 4 6 3 2 11 Sweden J Björkman 4 6 6 6
11 Sweden J Björkman 6 3 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6 6
South Africa G Stafford 3 3 2 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 77 4 6
WC Russia M Safin 3 4 6 4 Ukraine A Medvedev 3 64 6 0
Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 3 6 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 66 77 6 6
Italy G Pozzi 61 64 3 Czech Republic D Vacek 78 64 3 4
Czech Republic D Vacek 77 77 6 Czech Republic D Vacek 6 7 6
Spain J Burillo 6 7 3 1 2 Germany M-K Goellner 4 5 3
Germany M-K Goellner 4 5 6 6 6 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 77 6 3 77
Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 6 United States T Martin 65 3 6 62
Spain G Blanco 1 2 1 Australia T Woodbridge 6 3 6 6
Zimbabwe W Black 6 7 6 Zimbabwe W Black 1 6 3 2
India L Paes 4 5 4 Australia T Woodbridge 4 6 61 4
United States T Martin 6 6 6 United States T Martin 6 4 77 6
Brazil A Sá 3 4 4 United States T Martin 6 7 6
Q Australia M Draper 4 6 5 Q Australia M Draper 3 5 2
4 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 2 4 r

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 France C Pioline 4 6 6 65 11
Switzerland M Rosset 6 3 4 77 13 Switzerland M Rosset 4 4 63
Q The Bahamas M Knowles 5 0 1 WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 6 6 77
WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 7 6 6 WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 2 6 3 1
Sweden M Norman 5 5 65 South Africa W Ferreira 6 4 6 6
Spain A Costa 7 7 77 Spain A Costa 6 5 3 3
France A Clément 6 3 4 2 South Africa W Ferreira 3 7 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 4 6 6 6 South Africa W Ferreira 3 3 5
Spain J Alonso 2 2 3 9 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 7
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany N Kiefer 6 6 1 6
Germany H Dreekmann 63 712 6 3 6 Germany H Dreekmann 4 3 6 4
WC United Kingdom B Cowan 77 610 3 6 3 Germany N Kiefer 4 62 64
Q South Africa N Godwin 4 2 3 9 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 77 77
Romania D Pescariu 6 6 6 Romania D Pescariu 1 3 2
New Zealand B Steven 3 67 6 2 9 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6
9 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 79 4 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 Slovakia K Kučera 66 3 4
Q Belarus V Voltchkov 78 6 6 Q Belarus V Voltchkov 6 6 77
Q United States W McGuire 3 0 5 Australia M Tebbutt 4 3 64
Australia M Tebbutt 6 6 7 Q Belarus V Voltchkov 6 1 7 2 1
Argentina M Puerta 77 3 5 4 Italy D Sanguinetti 3 6 5 6 6
Argentina F Squillari 65 6 7 6 Argentina F Squillari 1 3 2
Italy D Sanguinetti 60 6 6 2 Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6 6
Belgium J Van Herck 77 1 1 0 r Italy D Sanguinetti 77 6 6
Romania A Pavel 3 3 3 Spain F Clavet 63 1 4
United States V Spadea 6 6 6 United States V Spadea 5 1 3
United States J Courier 4 66 4 Sweden T Johansson 7 6 6
Sweden T Johansson 6 78 6 Sweden T Johansson 64 3 3
Germany M Sinner 2 2 4 Spain F Clavet 77 6 6
Argentina G Cañas 6 6 6 Argentina G Cañas 77 6 64 1 4
Spain F Clavet 6 3 7 3 6 Spain F Clavet 62 2 77 6 6
2 Chile M Ríos 3 6 5 6 3

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