1998 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1998 Australian Open
Champion   Czech Republic Petr Korda
Runner-up   Chile Marcelo Ríos
Final score   6–2, 6–2, 6–2
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
Australian Open
 < 1997 1999 > 

Pete Sampras was the defending champion, but lost to Karol Kučera in the quarterfinals.

Petr Korda ended up winning the tournament, defeating Marcelo Ríos in the final to claim what would be his only Grand Slam title, and Ríos' only Grand Slam final.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Pete Sampras 4 2 77 3    
 Slovakia Karol Kučera 6 6 65 6    
   Slovakia Karol Kučera 1 4 6 2    
  6  Czech Republic Petr Korda 6 6 1 6    
4  Sweden Jonas Björkman 6 7 3 4 2
  6  Czech Republic Petr Korda 3 5 6 6 6  
    6  Czech Republic Petr Korda 6 6 6    
  9  Chile Marcelo Ríos 2 2 2    
   France Nicolas Escudé 4 3 6 6 6  
 Germany Nicolas Kiefer 6 6 4 1 2  
 France Nicolas Escudé 1 3 2    
  9  Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 6 6      
9  Chile Marcelo Ríos 66 6 6 6  
   Spain Alberto Berasategui 78 4 4 0    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 7 6 6
Netherlands S Schalken 5 4 2 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Spain A Martín 0 6 68 3 Italy D Sanguinetti 2 1 2
Italy D Sanguinetti 6 3 710 6 1 United States P Sampras 7 6 6
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 5 3 4
Q Netherlands D van Scheppingen 4 3 0 Sweden M Gustafsson 4 6 6 6
Czech Republic S Doseděl 6 3 6 77 Czech Republic S Doseděl 6 2 1 3
France A Boetsch 4 6 3 62 1 United States P Sampras 711 6 6
Spain F Clavet 2 6 6 6 Morocco H Arazi 69 4 4
Q Germany L Burgsmüller 6 2 3 4 Spain F Clavet
Czech Republic R Vašek 2 4 6 5 United States M Washington w/o
United States M Washington 6 6 4 7 Spain F Clavet 6 4 6 2 1
Germany H Dreekmann 62 3 2 Morocco H Arazi 4 6 3 6 6
Morocco H Arazi 77 6 6 Morocco H Arazi 1 6 4 6 9
Spain Á Calatrava 60 4 64 15 Australia M Philippoussis 6 2 6 1 7
15 Australia M Philippoussis 77 6 77

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Spain S Bruguera 6 5 1 r
Slovakia K Kučera 3 7 6 Slovakia K Kučera 77 65 2 6 6
Czech Republic D Vacek 6 6 1 2 6 Czech Republic D Vacek 64 77 6 0 1
WC Australia L Hewitt 2 4 6 6 3 Slovakia K Kučera 6 77 6
Austria G Schaller 3 0 66 Canada D Nestor 2 63 1
Canada D Nestor 6 6 78 Canada D Nestor 5 7 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 6 77 3 Czech Republic M Damm 7 5 2 1
Australia M Woodforde 4 63 0 r Slovakia K Kučera 6 3 6 7
Sweden M Tillström 6 6 6 Australia R Fromberg 2 6 2 5
WC India L Paes 3 2 2 Sweden M Tillström 77 3 3 6 4
Q Canada S Lareau 6 65 78 64 7 Q Canada S Lareau 61 6 6 4 6
Sweden M Norman 4 77 66 77 5 Q Canada S Lareau 0 2 6 3
Australia R Fromberg 2 6 6 3 6 Australia R Fromberg 6 6 4 6
WC Australia T Larkham 6 3 4 6 3 Australia R Fromberg 4 6 77 6
WC Australia P Tramacchi 4 3 78 63 7 Spain C Moyà 6 4 62 4
7 Spain C Moyà 6 6 66 77

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Sweden J Björkman 2 6 6 6
WC Australia A Belobrajdic 6 1 1 1 4 Sweden J Björkman 63 4 6 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 6 3 6 6 South Africa W Ferreira 77 6 4 2 3
Slovakia J Krošlák 4 6 2 3 4 Sweden J Björkman 7 6 6
Ecuador N Lapentti 5 6 6 63 6 France F Santoro 5 3 4
Spain JA Viloca 7 3 4 77 1 Ecuador N Lapentti 4 6 6 2 4
Spain E Benfele Álvarez 6 0 3 7 4 France F Santoro 6 3 3 6 6
France F Santoro 4 6 6 5 6 4 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
United States J Gimelstob 6 3 6 3 4 Zimbabwe B Black 2 1 4
Q United States S Campbell 3 6 3 6 6 Q United States S Campbell 6 6 6
Q United States J-M Gambill 6 5 1 3 United States A O'Brien 4 3 4
United States A O'Brien 3 7 6 6 Q United States S Campbell 4 0 2
France A Clément 4 6 7 2 4 Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6
Italy G Pozzi 6 4 5 6 6 Italy G Pozzi 2 0 r
Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 4 6 Zimbabwe B Black 6 5
14 Spain F Mantilla 4 0 6 4

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 Spain À Corretja 6 7 2 6
Argentina L Arnold Ker 4 5 6 3 11 Spain À Corretja 6 6 6
Germany D Prinosil 3 62 6 6 6 Germany D Prinosil 4 3 0
Belgium J Van Herck 6 77 1 4 1 11 Spain À Corretja 2 1 4
Brazil F Meligeni 4 6 5 r France C Pioline 6 6 6
France C Pioline 6 1 6 France C Pioline 6 7 3 6
Armenia S Sargsian 3 4 6 6 7 Spain J Burillo 3 5 6 3
Spain J Burillo 6 6 1 3 9 France C Pioline 4 4 6 3
Q United States B MacPhie 4 6 4 6 4 6 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6 3 6
Switzerland M Rosset 6 0 6 3 6 Switzerland M Rosset 3 6 4 3
United States V Spadea 64 6 6 63 6 United States V Spadea 6 4 6 6
WC Australia J Stasiak 77 1 4 77 3 United States V Spadea 2 68 2
Australia S Draper 6 7 7 6 Czech Republic P Korda 6 710 6
Slovakia D Hrbatý 4 5 5 Australia S Draper 63 3 3
Spain A Portas 3 6 1 4 6 Czech Republic P Korda 77 6 6
6 Czech Republic P Korda 6 4 6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 77 6 6
Q United States D Witt 64 3 4 5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6 1
United States J Stark 6 4 United States J Stark 4 4 0 r
Spain C Costa 3 1 r 5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 65 4 2
Australia T Woodbridge 7 6 7 Australia T Woodbridge 77 6 6
Belgium F Dewulf 5 3 5 Australia T Woodbridge 6 4 6 6
Norway C Ruud 64 6 6 4 3 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 4 6 3 4
Q Belgium C Van Garsse 77 4 1 6 6 Australia T Woodbridge 64 3 2
Sweden T Johansson 4 6 3 78 6 France N Escudé 77 6 6
Argentina F Squillari 6 2 6 66 8 Argentina F Squillari 0 4 6 6 3
South Africa M Ondruska 3 1 1 United States R Reneberg 6 6 1 4 6
United States R Reneberg 6 6 6 United States R Reneberg 6 77 2 5 4
France N Escudé 5 4 7 6 10 France N Escudé 1 60 6 7 6
Sweden M Larsson 7 6 5 1 8 France N Escudé 5 6 6 7
Q Spain J Díaz 3 6 3 2 12 Brazil G Kuerten 7 3 1 5
12 Brazil G Kuerten 6 3 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Croatia G Ivanišević 2 63 6 4
Netherlands J Siemerink 6 77 3 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 62 5 77 6 1
Q France J Golmard 6 63 6 3 11 Q France J Golmard 77 7 65 3 6
United Kingdom T Henman 3 77 2 6 9 Q France J Golmard 5 0 r
Germany M Craca 4 6 3 3 Germany N Kiefer 7 4
Q United States D Wheaton 6 3 6 6 Q United States D Wheaton 6 6 2 63 2
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany N Kiefer 2 1 6 77 6
Q Australia M Draper 4 4 0 Germany N Kiefer 6 6 7
WC Australia M Tebbutt 7 7 65 6 France G Raoux 3 4 5
Uruguay M Filippini 5 5 77 4 WC Australia M Tebbutt 2 4 7 4
Zimbabwe W Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe W Black 6 6 5 6
New Zealand B Steven 4 2 2 Zimbabwe W Black 3 2 5
France G Raoux 2 6 4 6 6 France G Raoux 6 6 7
Australia S Stolle 6 3 6 2 0 France G Raoux 6 77 77
Denmark K Carlsen 3 62 7 3 3 United States M Chang 4 64 65
3 United States M Chang 6 77 5 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Austria T Muster 4 65 5
Q Sweden J Apell 6 77 7 Q Sweden J Apell 3 77 3 6 3
Sweden T Nydahl 3 65 3 France L Roux 6 65 6 3 6
France L Roux 6 77 6 France L Roux 77 6 6
Germany A Rădulescu 60 7 3 2 Morocco K Alami 62 2 4
Morocco K Alami 77 5 6 6 Morocco K Alami 65 6 77 6
Italy R Furlan 69 2 6 2 Spain J Alonso 77 3 64 4
Spain J Alonso 711 6 2 6 France L Roux 2 6 2 4
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 9 Chile M Ríos 6 4 6 6
Spain G Blanco 2 r Australia J Stoltenberg 3 2 66
Q Australia A Ilie 6 6 6 Q Australia A Ilie 6 6 78
Germany J Knippschild 4 2 3 Q Australia A Ilie 2 3 2
Sweden T Enqvist 6 6 6 9 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6
Spain JA Marín 3 4 3 Sweden T Enqvist 4 64 6 4
South Africa G Stafford 1 3 3 9 Chile M Ríos 6 77 4 6
9 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Costa 77 6 6
Germany T Haas 65 2 4 16 Spain A Costa 4 4 6 5
Q Italy M Martelli 6 63 2 2 United States A Agassi 6 6 2 7
United States A Agassi 3 77 6 6 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
Germany O Gross 710 6 6 Italy A Gaudenzi 2 2 0
Germany M-K Goellner 68 4 2 Germany O Gross 6 1 4 4
Italy A Gaudenzi 6 4 6 6 Italy A Gaudenzi 4 6 6 6
Romania D Pescariu 2 6 2 2 United States A Agassi 6 6 2 3 3
Spain A Berasategui 3 6 6 6 Spain A Berasategui 3 3 6 6 6
Q Germany K Braasch 6 3 4 3 Spain A Berasategui 6 77 6
WC Australia L Smith 2 0 2 Ukraine A Medvedev 4 61 4
Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 6 Spain A Berasategui 6 7 6 7
Spain J Sánchez 1 4 1 2 Australia P Rafter 7 6 2 6
United States T Martin 6 6 6 United States T Martin 6 62 77 4 3
United States J Tarango 64 64 77 5 2 Australia P Rafter 2 77 64 6 6
2 Australia P Rafter 77 77 64 7

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