1998 Hopman Cup

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X Hopman Cup[1]
Champions  Slovakia
Runners-up  France
Dates 4 January - 10 January
Location Burswood,
 Western Australia,
 Australia
Venue Burswood Entertainment Complex
Surface Hard (indoors)
1997
1999

The Hopman Cup X (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 10th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. The tournament commenced on 4 January 1998 at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Burswood, Australia.

Entrants[edit]

Group stage teams[edit]

Seed Team[1] Female Player Male Player
1  Slovakia Karina Habšudová Karol Kučera
2  Australia Annabel Ellwood Patrick Rafter
3  Sweden Åsa Svensson Thomas Enqvist
4  South Africa Amanda Coetzer Wayne Ferreira
5  France Mary Pierce Cédric Pioline
6  United States Chanda Rubin Jonathan Stark
7  Germany Anke Huber Tommy Haas
7  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Carlos Moyá

Play-off teams[edit]

Seed Team[1] Female Player Male Player
1  Romania Irina Spirlea Dinu Pescariu
2  Slovakia Karina Habšudová Karol Kučera

Play-off round[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Romania
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Romania
Karina Habšudová
Irina Spîrlea
3
6
6
4
6
2
     
2 Slovakia
Romania
Karol Kučera
Dinu Pescariu
6
1
6
2
       
3 Slovakia
Romania
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Irina Spîrlea / Dinu Pescariu
4
6
6
4
6
8
     

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1  Slovakia 2 1 6–3 14–5
2  Australia 2 1 6–3 11–10
3  Spain 2 1 5–4 11–8
4  Sweden 0 3 1–8 3–16

Australia vs. Sweden[edit]


Australia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
Sweden
Annabel Ellwood
Åsa Carlsson
6
4
6
2
       
2 Australia
Sweden
Patrick Rafter
Thomas Enqvist
6
3
1
6
7
5
     
3 Australia
Sweden
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
6
2
6
4
       

Spain vs. Slovakia[edit]


Spain
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Slovakia
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Slovakia
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Karina Habšudová
6
2
6
3
       
2 Spain
Slovakia
Carlos Moyá
Karol Kučera
5
7
4
6
       
3 Spain
Slovakia
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
77
63
6
1
       

Slovakia vs. Sweden[edit]


Slovakia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Sweden
Karina Habšudová
Åsa Carlsson
6
3
6
3
       
2 Slovakia
Sweden
Karol Kučera
Thomas Enqvist
6
4
6
4
       
3 Slovakia
Sweden
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
7
5
6
3
       

Australia vs. Spain[edit]


Australia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Spain
1
1 2 3
1 Australia
Spain
Annabel Ellwood
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2
6
2
6
       
2 Australia
Spain
Patrick Rafter
Carlos Moyá
7
5
1
6
78
66
     
3 Australia
Spain
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
7
5
6
2
       

Spain vs. Sweden[edit]


Spain
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Sweden
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Sweden
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Åsa Carlsson
6
2
6
2
       
2 Spain
Sweden
Carlos Moyá
Thomas Enqvist
4
6
1
6
       
3 Spain
Sweden
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Carlos Moyá
Åsa Carlsson / Thomas Enqvist
6
3
6
4
       

Slovakia vs. Australia[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Australia
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Australia
Karina Habšudová
Annabel Ellwood
6
3
6
3
       
2 Slovakia
Australia
Karol Kučera
Patrick Rafter
63
77
6
3
63
77
     
3 Slovakia
Australia
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Annabel Ellwood / Patrick Rafter
7
5
6
2
       

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1  France 3 0 9–0 18–3
2  South Africa 2 1 3–6 8–13
3  United States 1 2 3–6 8–13
4  Germany 0 3 2–7 7–14

South Africa vs. United States[edit]


South Africa
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

United States
1
1 2 3
1 South Africa
United States
Amanda Coetzer
Chanda Rubin
4
6
3
6
       
2 South Africa
United States
Wayne Ferreira
Jonathan Stark
3
6
6
3
6
4
     
3 South Africa
United States
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
6
2
5
7
6
1
     

France vs. Germany[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
0
1 2 3
1 France
Germany
Mary Pierce
Anke Huber
4
6
6
4
6
3
     
2 France
Germany
Cédric Pioline
Tommy Haas
6
4
6
4
       
3 France
Germany
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
2
6
6
3
[7]
[3]
     

South Africa vs. Germany[edit]


South Africa
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 South Africa
Germany
Amanda Coetzer
Anke Huber
3
6
3
6
       
2 South Africa
Germany
Wayne Ferreira
Tommy Haas
6
4
3
6
6
1
     
3 South Africa
Germany
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
6
2
6
2
       

France vs. United States[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

United States
0
1 2 3
1 France
United States
Mary Pierce
Chanda Rubin
6
0
6
3
       
2 France
United States
Cédric Pioline
Jonathan Stark
6
4
6
3
       
3 France
United States
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
6
4
77
63
       

United States vs. Germany[edit]


United States
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia
1998
Hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 United States
Germany
Chanda Rubin
Anke Huber
3
6
1
6
       
2 United States
Germany
Jonathan Stark
Tommy Haas
77
64
63
77
6
4
     
3 United States
Germany
Chanda Rubin / Jonathan Stark
Anke Huber / Tommy Haas
6
3
6
4
       

France vs. South Africa[edit]


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia[2]
1998
Hard (indoors)

South Africa
0
1 2 3
1 France
South Africa
Mary Pierce
Amanda Coetzer
6
3
6
3
       
2 France
South Africa
Cédric Pioline
Wayne Ferreira
78
66
6
3
       
3 France
South Africa
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
Amanda Coetzer / Wayne Ferreira
6
4
77
64
       

Final[edit]


Slovakia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Burswood, Australia[3]
10 January 1998
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
France
Karina Habšudová
Mary Pierce
4
6
5
7
   
2 Slovakia
France
Karol Kučera
Cédric Pioline
79
67
6
4
   
3 Slovakia
France
Karina Habšudová / Karol Kučera
Mary Pierce / Cédric Pioline
6
3
6
4
   
1998 Hopman Cup Champions
Slovakia
Slovakia
First title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hopman Cup 1998 (X)". Hopman Cup. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Plus: Tennis -- Hopman Cup; France to Meet Slovakia in Final". New York Times. 10 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Carkeek, Tom (11 January 1998). "Slovakia Rules Hopman Cup". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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