1999 Lipton Championships

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1999 Lipton Championships
Date:   March 15 – March 29
Edition:   15th
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Key Biscayne, United States
Venue:   Tennis Center at Crandon Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Women's Singles
United States Venus Williams
Men's Doubles
Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Australia Sandon Stolle
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Lipton Championships
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The 1999 Lipton Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 15th edition of the Miami Masters and was part of the Super 9 of the 1999 ATP Tour and of Tier I of the 1999 WTA Tour. Both the men's and women's events took place at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida in the United States from March 15 through March 29, 1999.

WTA entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
  SUI Martina Hingis 1 1
 USA Lindsay Davenport 2 2
 USA Monica Seles 3 3
 CZE Jana Novotná 4 4
 ESP Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 5 5
 USA Venus Williams 6 6
 GER Steffi Graf 7 7
 FRA Mary Pierce 8 8
 RSA Amanda Coetzer 9 9
 FRA Nathalie Tauziat 10 10
 FRA Sandrine Testud 11 11
  SUI Patty Schnyder 12 12
 RUS Anna Kournikova 13 13
 FRA Amélie Mauresmo 14 14
 ROU Irina Spîrlea 15 15
 USA Serena Williams 16 16
 BEL Dominique Van Roost 17 17
 ESP Conchita Martínez 18 18
 BLR Natasha Zvereva 19 19
 AUT Barbara Schett 20 20
 FRA Julie Halard-Decugis 21 21
 ITA Silvia Farina 22 22
 RUS Elena Likhovtseva 23 23
 USA Chanda Rubin 24 24
 ESP Magüi Serna 25 25
 SVK Henrieta Nagyová 26 26
 GER Anke Huber 29 27
 ESP Virginia Ruano Pascual 30 28
 ZIM Cara Black 31 29
 CRO Iva Majoli 32 30
 FRA Nathalie Dechy 33 31
 USA Amy Frazier 34 32

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

The following players received entry from the doubles qualifying draw:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Netherlands Richard Krajicek defeated France Sébastien Grosjean, 4–6, 6–1, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was Krajicek's 2nd title of the year and the 20th of his career. It was his 1st Super 9 title of the year and his 2nd overall.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Venus Williams defeated United States Serena Williams, 6–1, 4–6, 6–4

  • It was Williams' 3rd title of the year and the 10th of her career. It was her 1st Tier I title of the year and her 2nd overall. It was her 2nd title at the event having also won in 1998.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Australia Sandon Stolle defeated Germany Boris Becker / United States Jan-Michael Gambill, 6–1, 6–1

Women's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Mary Joe Fernández / United States Monica Seles, 0–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–1)

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