1999 US Open – Women's Singles

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1999 US Open
Champion   United States Serena Williams
Runner-up   Switzerland Martina Hingis
Final score   6–3, 7–6(7–4)
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
 < 1998 2000 > 

The 1999 US Open – Women's Singles was the women's singles event of the hundred-and-ninth edition of the US Open, the fourth and last Grand Slam of the year, and the most prestigious tournament in the Americas. Lindsay Davenport was the defending champion, but she was defeated in the semifinals by Serena Williams. Williams then went on to win in the final, defeating World No. 1 Martina Hingis. This was Williams' first Grand Slam title, and she became the first African American woman to win a Grand Slam in the Open Era.

This tournament was also the Grand Slam debut of future Top 3 player & Grand Slam champion Anastasia Myskina.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]


Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
   Germany Anke Huber 2 0    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 4 6  
  3  United States Venus Williams 1 6 3  
3  United States Venus Williams 6 6  
  12  Austria Barbara Schett 4 3    
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 64  
  7  United States Serena Williams 6 77  
  7  United States Serena Williams 4 6 6  
4  United States Monica Seles 6 3 2  
  7  United States Serena Williams 6 1 6
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport 4 6 4  
5  France Mary Pierce 2 6 5
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 3 7  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 7    
 Czech Republic K Hrdličková 1 5       1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
WC  United States J Hopkins 4 2      France S Pitkowski 1 1    
 France S Pitkowski 6 6         1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
Q  Germany S Klösel 6 6         Q  Germany S Klösel 3 1    
WC  Czech Republic Z Lešenarová 4 3       Q  Germany S Klösel 6 77  
 Czech Republic S Kleinová 77 3 5    United States J Chi 4 64    
 United States J Chi 65 6 7       1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 7  
 Spain C Torrens Valero 3 5         10  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 4 5  
 Switzerland P Schnyder 6 7        Switzerland P Schnyder 6 3 6  
 France É Loit 0 4      United States L Raymond 3 6 3  
 United States L Raymond 6 6          Switzerland P Schnyder 2 2  
 Australia N Pratt 6 6         10  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
 United States M Tu 4 2        Australia N Pratt 2 2  
 Australia J Dokić 5 1     10  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
10  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 7 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15  France A Mauresmo 6 6    
 Belgium J Henin 1 4       15  France A Mauresmo 4 6 6  
 United States K Brandi 3 65      South Africa M de Swardt 6 1 3  
 South Africa M de Swardt 6 77         15  France A Mauresmo 6 6    
 Croatia M Lučić 6 6          United States T Snyder 4 3    
WC  United States E de Lone 3 3        Croatia M Lučić 5 3  
 Slovakia Ľ Cervanová 1 5      United States T Snyder 7 6    
 United States T Snyder 6 7         15  France A Mauresmo 4 4  
 Croatia S Talaja 6 2 0        Germany A Huber 6 6  
 Germany A Huber 2 6 6      Germany A Huber 6 77    
WC  United States J Craybas 2 2      Luxembourg A Kremer 1 65    
 Luxembourg A Kremer 6 6          Germany A Huber 6 6  
Q  Slovenia T Križan 6 6         8  Czech Republic J Novotná 3 2    
 United States M Shaughnessy 3 3       Q  Slovenia T Križan 0 3  
 Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 2 2     8  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    
8  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  United States V Williams 6 6    
Q  Belarus T Poutchek 1 2       3  United States V Williams 6 6    
 France A-G Sidot 4 6 6    France A-G Sidot 4 3    
 Belgium L Courtois 6 4 2       3  United States V Williams        
 Bulgaria L Bacheva 1 4          Slovakia H Nagyová w/o      
 Slovakia H Nagyová 6 6        Slovakia H Nagyová 6 6  
Q  Poland M Grzybowska 6 6     Q  Poland M Grzybowska 4 3    
 Canada J Nejedly 1 4         3  United States V Williams 2 6 6
Q  Russia A Myskina 6 6          United States MJ Fernández 6 1 0
Q  Australia L McShea 3 2       Q  Russia A Myskina 5 5    
 Netherlands M Oremans 6 4 2    United States MJ Fernández 7 7    
 United States MJ Fernández 3 6 6        United States MJ Fernández 7 6  
 Italy R Grande 79 4 6       13  Belgium D Van Roost 5 0    
 Austria B Schwartz 67 6 4      Italy R Grande 3 3  
 Canada M Drake 1 0     13  Belgium D Van Roost 6 6    
13  Belgium D Van Roost 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12  Austria B Schett 6 6    
Q  United States T Singian 0 1       12  Austria B Schett 6 6    
Q  Sweden Å Carlsson 6 6     Q  Sweden Å Carlsson 4 2    
 Germany A Glass 0 2         12  Austria B Schett 6 6    
 Netherlands A Hopmans 77 6          Spain V Ruano Pascual 1 0    
 Germany E Wagner 61 3        Netherlands A Hopmans 4 1  
 Switzerland E Gagliardi 2 4      Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6    
 Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6         12  Austria B Schett 6 6  
 Russia E Likhovtseva 65 6 6        Russia E Likhovtseva 0 1  
Q  Romania C Cristea 77 4 1      Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6    
 Czech Republic D Chládková 3 4     Q  Slovenia T Pisnik 2 3    
Q  Slovenia T Pisnik 6 6          Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6  
 Thailand T Tanasugarn 77 6          Romania I Spîrlea 1 3    
 Russia T Panova 64 1        Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 5 3
 Romania I Spîrlea 6 7      Romania I Spîrlea 4 7 6  
6  South Africa A Coetzer 1 5    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  United States S Williams 6 6    
 United States K Po 1 0       7  United States S Williams 6 6    
Q  Croatia J Kostanić 2 6 6   Q  Croatia J Kostanić 4 2    
WC  United States M Washington 6 4 1       7  United States S Williams 4 6 7  
 France N Dechy 6 0 2        Belgium K Clijsters 6 2 5  
Q  Czech Republic A Gerši 4 6 6     Q  Czech Republic A Gerši 3 2  
Q  Germany A Barna 5 1      Belgium K Clijsters 6 6    
 Belgium K Clijsters 7 6         7  United States S Williams 4 6 6
 Colombia F Zuluaga 6 6         16  Spain C Martínez 6 2 2
WC  United States L Granville 1 2        Colombia F Zuluaga 6 3 1  
 Russia E Dementieva 6 6      Russia E Dementieva 4 6 6  
 Greece C Papadáki 2 2          Russia E Dementieva 2 6 4
 Slovenia K Srebotnik 1 4         16  Spain C Martínez 6 2 6  
 France A Dechaume-Balleret 6 6        France A Dechaume-Balleret 0 0  
 United States C Rubin 2 3     16  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
16  Spain C Martínez 6 6    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  France N Tauziat 6 6    
 United States A Stevenson 2 2       11  France N Tauziat 7 4 6  
 Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 5 6 6    Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 5 6 1  
Q  Chinese Taipei J Lee 7 3 4       11  France N Tauziat 3 6 1  
 United States J Capriati 6 7          United States J Capriati 6 1 6  
 Croatia I Majoli 1 5        United States J Capriati 5 6 6
 Italy L Golarsa 2 1      Netherlands S Noorlander 7 1 4  
 Netherlands S Noorlander 6 6          United States J Capriati 4 3  
 Slovakia K Habšudová 6 6         4  United States M Seles 6 6  
 Czech Republic L Němečková 3 1        Slovakia K Habšudová 2 6 5  
 Japan A Sugiyama 77 6      Japan A Sugiyama 6 4 7  
 Israel A Smashnova 65 4          Japan A Sugiyama 2 3  
Q  Venezuela M Vento 4 0         4  United States M Seles 6 6    
 Italy S Farina 6 6        Italy S Farina 2 3  
 Germany B Rittner 1 1     4  United States M Seles 6 6    
4  United States M Seles 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  France M Pierce 6 7    
 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Načuk 3 5       5  France M Pierce 6 6    
 Spain G León García 6 77      Spain G León García 2 3    
 United States B Rippner 4 64         5  France M Pierce 6 77    
 Belarus O Barabanschikova 4 4          Spain Á Montolio 0 64    
 Spain Á Montolio 6 6        Spain Á Montolio 77 6  
WC  United States M Middleton 4 1      Argentina P Suárez 65 2    
 Argentina P Suárez 6 6         5  France M Pierce 6 78  
 United States L Osterloh 5 3          Belgium S Appelmans 3 66  
WC  United States S Reeves 7 6       WC  United States S Reeves 4 77 3  
Q  Germany J Kandarr 2 63      Belgium S Appelmans 6 65 6  
 Belgium S Appelmans 6 77          Belgium S Appelmans 0 6 6
 Spain M Serna 6 1 78        Spain M Serna 6 1 3  
 Belgium E Callens 3 6 66      Spain M Serna 6 6  
 Germany M Weingärtner 64 4     14  France S Testud 3 3    
14  France S Testud 77 6    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9  France J Halard-Decugis 6 5 6  
 Zimbabwe C Black 3 7 3     9  France J Halard-Decugis 6 6    
 China F Li 6 6      China Li F 2 4    
 Bulgaria P Stoyanova 1 3         9  France J Halard-Decugis 5      
 Austria S Plischke 6 6          France A Cocheteux 2 r    
 Australia A Molik 3 2        Austria S Plischke 3 6 3
 France A Cocheteux 6 6      France A Cocheteux 6 4 6  
 Ukraine E Tatarkova 3 3         9  France J Halard-Decugis 1 2  
 Belarus N Zvereva 6 6         2  United States L Davenport 6 6  
 Argentina I Gorrochategui 2 2        Belarus N Zvereva 2 4    
 United States A Miller 2 6 3    United States A Frazier 6 6    
 United States A Frazier 6 3 6        United States A Frazier 1 1  
 Romania R Dragomir 6 5 6       2  United States L Davenport 6 6    
 Hungary R Kuti-Kis 1 7 4      Romania R Dragomir 0 2  
 United States C Morariu 0 3     2  United States L Davenport 6 6    
2  United States L Davenport 6 6    

Qualifying Draw[edit]

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