1998 Great American Insurance ATP Championships – Singles

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Singles
1998 Great American Insurance ATP Championships
ChampionAustralia Patrick Rafter[1]
Runner-upUnited States Pete Sampras
Final score1–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Details
Draw56
Seeds16
Events
Singles Doubles
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Pete Sampras was the defending champion, but lost in the final this year.

Patrick Rafter won the title, defeating Sampras 1–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–4 in the final.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final[1]
          
1 United States Pete Sampras 7 2 6
  Sweden Magnus Larsson 5 6 1
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 62 4
5 Australia Patrick Rafter 1 77 6
5 Australia Patrick Rafter 7 6  
7 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 5 0  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
  Czech Republic M Damm 6 3 6   Czech Republic M Damm 4 2  
  Australia M Woodforde 4 6 2 1 United States P Sampras 77 6  
  United States J-M Gambill 6 6     United States J-M Gambill 63 3  
Q France O Delaître 1 3     United States J-M Gambill 65 77 6
  Paraguay R Delgado 64 3   16 France C Pioline 77 65 4
16 France C Pioline 77 6   1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
10 United States A Agassi 4 77 6   United States V Spadea 3 2  
  Germany N Kiefer 6 63 2 10 United States A Agassi 2 6 62
  United States J Gimelstob 6 68 2   United States V Spadea 6 0 77
  United States V Spadea 3 710 6   United States V Spadea 6 6  
Q France A Clément 4 3   8 Netherlands R Krajicek 2 3  
Q Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6   Q Ukraine A Medvedev 3 77 3
8 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 65 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Spain C Moyà 4 2  
  France N Escudé 2 77 3 Q France J Golmard 6 6  
Q France J Golmard 6 62 6 Q France J Golmard 65 62  
  Sweden T Johansson 77 7     Sweden T Johansson 77 77  
  Zimbabwe W Black 63 5     Sweden T Johansson 5 6 77
  United States J Tarango 7 6     United States J Tarango 7 2 64
13 Spain A Berasategui 5 2     Sweden T Johansson 4 62  
12 Spain Á Costa 1 6 6   Sweden M Larsson 6 77  
Q France S Grosjean 6 4 1 12 Spain Á Costa 1 3  
  Germany T Haas 77 77     Germany T Haas 6 6  
  United States J Courier 63 65     Germany T Haas 4 4  
  Italy G Pozzi 4 5     Sweden M Larsson 6 6  
  Sweden M Larsson 6 7     Sweden M Larsson 65 6 6
6 Sweden J Björkman 77 2 3

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia P Rafter 6 6  
Q Austria W Schranz 65 7 4   France G Raoux 1 3  
  France G Raoux 77 5 6 5 Australia P Rafter 3 6 6
  United States T Martin 6 6     United States T Martin 6 3 2
  France F Santoro 1 4     United States T Martin 6 6  
  Austria T Muster 6 7     Austria T Muster 3 4  
11 United Kingdom T Henman 4 5   5 Australia P Rafter 6 710  
14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 0 6 3 Czech Republic P Korda 4 68  
  Australia A Ilie 4 6 4 14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
  Zimbabwe B Black 2 3     Australia M Philippoussis 3 2  
  Australia M Philippoussis 6 6   14 Croatia G Ivanišević 7 4 5
WC United States S Campbell 7 2 3 3 Czech Republic P Korda 5 6 7
Q South Africa M Ondruska 5 6 6 Q South Africa M Ondruska 2 3  
3 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6
  Australia T Woodbridge 1 6 2   United States M Chang 3 6 4
  United States M Chang 6 3 6 7 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6  
  Australia S Draper 6 4 7   Australia S Draper 3 3  
  Ecuador N Lapentti 4 6 5   Australia S Draper 6 65 77
WC United States A O'Brien 3 77 67 9 Spain Á Costa 3 77 65
9 Spain Á Corretja 6 63 79 7 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6  
15 Spain F Mantilla 65 5     Czech Republic D Vacek 4 4  
  South Africa W Ferreira 77 7     South Africa W Ferreira 65 4  
  Netherlands J Siemerink 1 6 77   Netherlands J Siemerink 77 6  
  Netherlands S Schalken 6 1 62   Netherlands J Siemerink 1 4  
  Czech Republic D Vacek 6 3 710   Czech Republic D Vacek 6 6  
  Australia J Stoltenberg 2 6 68   Czech Republic D Vacek 6 6  
2 Chile M Ríos 3 2  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1998 Cincinnati". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 1 January 2015.