1999 WTA Tier I Series

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Main article: 1999 WTA Tour

The WTA Tier I Events are part of the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the WTA called the WTA Tour.

Tournaments[edit]

Tournament Country Location Current Venue Began Court surface
Toray Pan Pacific Open[1]  Japan Tokyo Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium 1984 Carpet (i)
Evert Cup[2]  United States Indian Wells Grand Champions Resort 1989 Hard
Lipton Championships[3]  United States Miami Tennis Center at Crandon Park 1985 Hard
Family Circle Cup[4]  United States Hilton Head Sea Pines Resort 1973 Clay
Italian Open[5]  Italy Rome Foro Italico 1930 Clay
German Open[6]  Germany Berlin Rot-Weiss Tennis Club 1896 Clay
du Maurier Open[7]  Canada Toronto National Tennis Centre 1892 Hard
Swisscom Challenge[8]   Switzerland Zurich Hallenstadion 1984 Hard (i)
Kremlin Cup[9]  Russia Moscow Olympic Stadium 1996 Carpet (i)

Results[edit]

Tournament Singles Winner Runner-up Score Doubles Winner Runner-up Score
Tokyo Switzerland Martina Hingis South Africa Amanda Coetzer 6–2, 6–1 United States Lindsay Davenport
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–3
Indian Wells United States Serena Williams Germany Steffi Graf 6–3, 3–6, 7–5 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–2
Miami United States Venus Williams United States Serena Williams 6–1, 4–6, 6–4 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Monica Seles
0–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Hilton Head Switzerland Martina Hingis Russia Anna Kournikova 6–4, 6–3 Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Austria Barbara Schett
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
6–1, 6–4
Rome United States Venus Williams France Mary Pierce 6–4, 6–2 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–2, 6–2
Berlin Switzerland Martina Hingis France Julie Halard-Decugis 6–0, 6–1 France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
6–3, 7–5
Toronto Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Monica Seles 6–4, 6–4 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
France Mary Pierce
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Zurich United States Venus Williams Switzerland Martina Hingis 6–3, 6–4 United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
France Nathalie Tauziat
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–2, 6–2
Moscow France Nathalie Tauziat Austria Barbara Schett 2–6, 6–4, 6–1 United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
France Julie Halard-Decugis
Germany Anke Huber
6–1, 6–0

Tournament details[edit]

Key[edit]

Tokyo[edit]

Tournament name Toray Pan Pacific Open
Dates[1] February 2 – 7
Surface Carpet (Indoors)
Location Tokyo, Japan
Prize money $ 1,000,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 4 3  
7  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 2 6 6  
  7  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 6 6    
  4  United States Monica Seles 4 2    
4  United States Monica Seles 7 6  
  6  Russia Anna Kournikova 5 3    
    7  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 2 1  
  2  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
  8  Belarus Natasha Zvereva 5 r    
3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7      
3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 3 4  
  2  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
5  Germany Steffi Graf 6 2 4
  2  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 6 6  

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6 6    
   South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
3 3    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
2 3  
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 6  
   Argentina Patricia Tarabini
 Netherlands Caroline Vis
1 0  
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 6    

Indian Wells[edit]

Tournament name Evert Cup
Dates[2] March 5 – 14
Surface Hard (Outdoors)
Location Indian Wells, California, United States
Prize money $ 1,400,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 62    
   United States Chanda Rubin 6 77    
     United States Chanda Rubin 6 4 2  
  5  Germany Steffi Graf 2 6 6  
4  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 2 0  
  5  Germany Steffi Graf 6 6    
    5  Germany Steffi Graf 3 6 5
     United States Serena Williams 6 3 7
  12  France Sandrine Testud 7 6    
   Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 1 3    
  12  France Sandrine Testud 5 0  
     United States Serena Williams 7 6    
6  France Mary Pierce 5 61  
     United States Serena Williams 7 77    

Doubles[edit]

Semifinals Final
 
   United States Serena Williams
 United States Venus Williams
3 4    
   United States Mary Joe Fernández
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6 6    
     United States Mary Joe Fernández
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
2 2  
  2  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6  
7  Spain Conchita Martínez
 Argentina Patricia Tarabini
1 0  
2  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6    

Miami[edit]

Tournament name Lipton Championships
Dates[3] March 15 – 29
Surface Hard (Outdoors)
Location Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
Prize money $ 2,075,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
20  Austria Barbara Schett 1 1    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 4 63    
  16  United States Serena Williams 6 77    
16  United States Serena Williams 6 6  
  9  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 4 0    
    16  United States Serena Williams 1 6 4
  6  United States Venus Williams 6 4 6
  6  United States Venus Williams 5 6 6  
4  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7 2 3  
  6  United States Venus Williams 6 6  
  7  Germany Steffi Graf 2 4    
7  Germany Steffi Graf w/o    
  2  United States Lindsay Davenport        

Doubles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
77 6    
13  Italy Silvia Farina
 Slovakia Karina Habšudová
63 3    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
1 77 6  
     Zimbabwe Cara Black
 Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
6 64 1  
   Romania Cătălina Cristea
 Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
5 79 4
     Zimbabwe Cara Black
 Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
7 67 6  
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
0 6 77
  14  United States Mary Joe Fernández
 United States Monica Seles
6 4 61
  14  United States Mary Joe Fernández
 United States Monica Seles
5 6 77  
4  Latvia Larisa Neiland
 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7 4 63  
  14  United States Mary Joe Fernández
 United States Monica Seles
6 6  
  2  Russia Anna Kournikova
 Russia Elena Likhovtseva
2 1    
5  South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
3 6 63
  2  Russia Anna Kournikova
 Russia Elena Likhovtseva
6 4 77  

Hilton Heads[edit]

Tournament name Family Circle Cup
Dates[4] March 29 – April 4
Surface Green clay (Outdoors)
Location Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 77    
11  Belarus Natasha Zvereva 0 60    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
  3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 2 3    
3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6  
  16  Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 2 4    
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
  7  Russia Anna Kournikova 4 3  
  7  Russia Anna Kournikova 6 2    
   Germany Andrea Glass 2 1 r  
  7  Russia Anna Kournikova 65 6 6
  6  Switzerland Patty Schnyder 77 0 3  
6  Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6 4 77
  14  Russia Elena Likhovtseva 3 6 63  

Doubles[edit]

Semifinals Final
 
1  United States Lindsay Davenport
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
7 65 2  
   Austria Barbara Schett
 Switzerland Patty Schnyder
5 77 6  
     Austria Barbara Schett
 Switzerland Patty Schnyder
1 4  
  2  Russia Elena Likhovtseva
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6 6  
   France Alexandra Fusai
 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
3 6 2
2  Russia Elena Likhovtseva
 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6 1 6  

Rome[edit]

Tournament name Italian Open
Dates[5] May 3 – 9
Surface Red clay (Outdoors)
Location Rome, Italy
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
6  United States Serena Williams 2 2    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 4 6 4  
  3  United States Venus Williams 6 1 6  
3  United States Venus Williams 77 6  
  11  Belgium Dominique Van Roost 61 2    
    3  United States Venus Williams 6 6  
  4  France Mary Pierce 4 2  
  8  France Sandrine Testud 4 5    
4  France Mary Pierce 6 7    
  4  France Mary Pierce 61 6 6
  10  France Amélie Mauresmo 77 2 4  
10  France Amélie Mauresmo 6 6  
     Austria Sylvia Plischke 2 3    

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6    
6  Romania Irina Spîrlea
 Netherlands Caroline Vis
4 3    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis
 Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6  
  2  France Alexandra Fusai
 France Nathalie Tauziat
2 2  
   France Mary Pierce
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
2 1  
  2  France Alexandra Fusai
 France Nathalie Tauziat
6 6    

Berlin[edit]

Main article: 1999 WTA German Open
Tournament name German Open
Dates[6] May 10 – 16
Surface Red clay (Outdoors)
Location Berlin, Germany
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 7 7    
16  Austria Barbara Schett 5 5    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
  4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0    
4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 3  
  7  United States Serena Williams 3 2 r  
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
     France Julie Halard-Decugis 0 1  
     France Julie Halard-Decugis 5 6 6  
3  Germany Steffi Graf 7 4 4  
     France Julie Halard-Decugis 6 6  
     Romania Ruxandra Dragomir 2 2    
8  Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6 1 1
     Romania Ruxandra Dragomir 3 6 6  

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Czech Republic Jana Novotná
 Argentina Patricia Tarabini
6 6    
   Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
 Argentina Florencia Labat
3 1    
  1  Czech Republic Jana Novotná
 Argentina Patricia Tarabini
3 5  
  2  France Alexandra Fusai
 France Nathalie Tauziat
6 7  
4  Latvia Larisa Neiland
 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4 1  
  2  France Alexandra Fusai
 France Nathalie Tauziat
6 6    

Toronto[edit]

Main article: 1999 du Maurier Open
Tournament name du Maurier Open
Dates[7] August 16 – 22
Surface Hard (Outdoors)
Location Toronto, Canada
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
5  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1 1    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 77 6    
  3  France Mary Pierce 63 3    
3  France Mary Pierce 6 6  
  10  France Sandrine Testud 1 3    
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
  2  United States Monica Seles 4 4  
  6  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 7 4 4  
   France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 5 6 6  
     France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 3 4  
  2  United States Monica Seles 6 6    
9  Austria Barbara Schett 3 6 1
  2  United States Monica Seles 6 3 6  

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  5  Latvia Larisa Neiland
 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 6    
3  South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
3 1    
  5  Latvia Larisa Neiland
 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3 6 3
  4  Czech Republic Jana Novotná
 France Mary Pierce
6 2 6
4  Czech Republic Jana Novotná
 France Mary Pierce
5 7 6
  6  Romania Irina Spîrlea
 Netherlands Caroline Vis
7 5 2  

Zurich[edit]

Tournament name Swisscom Challenge
Dates[8] October 11 – 17
Surface Hard (Indoors)
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 7 6    
Q  United States Corina Morariu 5 2    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 4 6  
  8  France Nathalie Tauziat 3 6 3  
4  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 3 6 2
  8  France Nathalie Tauziat 6 3 6  
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 4  
  2  United States Venus Williams 6 6  
  7  Belgium Dominique Van Roost 2 4    
3  France Mary Pierce 6 6    
  3  France Mary Pierce 4 4  
  2  United States Venus Williams 6 6    
6  France Julie Halard-Decugis 2 3  
  2  United States Venus Williams 6 6    

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  France Nathalie Tauziat
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 6    
   Netherlands Miriam Oremans
 Switzerland Patty Schnyder
0 2    
  1  France Nathalie Tauziat
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
2 2  
  3  United States Lisa Raymond
 Australia Rennae Stubbs
6 6  
3  United States Lisa Raymond
 Australia Rennae Stubbs
6 6  
  Q  Croatia Jelena Kostanić
 United States Tara Snyder
1 0    

Moscow[edit]

Main article: 1999 Kremlin Cup
Tournament name Kremlin Cup
Dates[9] October 18 – 24
Surface Carpet (Indoors)
Location Moscow, Russia
Prize money $ 1,050,000

Singles[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
     Japan Ai Sugiyama 3 5    
   United States Lisa Raymond 6 7    
     United States Lisa Raymond 4 2    
  4  France Nathalie Tauziat 6 6    
4  France Nathalie Tauziat 6 6  
     Germany Anke Huber 4 3    
    4  France Nathalie Tauziat 2 6 6
  2  Austria Barbara Schett 6 4 1
  5  Belgium Dominique Van Roost 6 4 6  
3  France Julie Halard-Decugis 1 6 1  
  5  Belgium Dominique Van Roost 5 66  
  2  Austria Barbara Schett 7 78    
   Italy Silvia Farina 6 4 3
  2  Austria Barbara Schett 1 6 6  

Doubles[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
67 4    
3  United States Lisa Raymond
 Australia Rennae Stubbs
79 6    
  3  United States Lisa Raymond
 Australia Rennae Stubbs
6 6  
     France Julie Halard-Decugis
 Germany Anke Huber
1 0  
   France Julie Halard-Decugis
 Germany Anke Huber
6 5 6
  2  Russia Elena Likhovtseva
 Japan Ai Sugiyama
2 7 0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tokyo 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Indian Wells 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Miami 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Hilton Heads 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Rome 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Berlin 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Toronto 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Zurich 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  9. ^ a b "Moscow 1999 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. 

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