1998 Italian Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1998 Italian Open
Champion Chile Marcelo Ríos
Runner-up Spain Álbert Costa
Final score W/O
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Álex Corretja was the defending champion, but lost in the second round this year.

Marcelo Ríos won the title when Álbert Costa withdrew from the final.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                       
  Spain Álbert Costa 6 4 6
12 Spain Alberto Berasategui 3 6 3
  Spain Álbert Costa          
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos w/o        
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 7  
8 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 0 5  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 77 6  
  Sweden T Enqvist 63 4   1 United States P Sampras 710 6  
  Sweden M Norman 6 1     Sweden M Norman 68 4  
  Spain S Bruguera 3 0r 1 United States P Sampras 2 66  
  Netherlands J Siemerink 1 4   15 United States M Chang 6 78  
Q France A Clément 6 6   Q France A Clément 5 1  
  Ukraine A Medvedev 2 6 3 15 United States M Chang 7 6  
15 United States M Chang 6 4 6 15 United States M Chang 2 1  
9 Spain Á Corretja 77 6     Spain Á Costa 6 6  
  Australia M Woodforde 61 4   9 Spain Á Corretja 6 65 4
  Morocco K Alami 6 3 7   Morocco K Alami 3 77 6
  Italy A Gaudenzi 3 6 5   Morocco K Alami 2 67  
Q Argentina H Gumy 3 1     Spain Á Costa 6 79  
  Spain Á Costa 6 6     Spain Á Costa 6 6  
  Belgium F Dewulf 6 6     Belgium F Dewulf 1 4  
7 Sweden J Björkman 2 3  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Australia P Rafter 3 77 4
LL Netherlands S Schalken 6 64 6 LL Netherlands S Schalken 6 3 1
  New Zealand B Steven 7 6     New Zealand B Steven 2 6 6
  France G Raoux 5 2     New Zealand B Steven 7 6  
Q Federal Republic of Yugoslavia D Vemić 2 4   14 Spain C Moyà 5 0  
  Spain F Clavet 6 6     Spain F Clavet 3 64  
  Spain G Blanco 4 6 2 14 Spain C Moyà 6 77  
14 Spain C Moyà 6 2 6   New Zealand B Steven 4 2  
12 Spain A Berasategui 6 6   12 Spain A Berasategui 6 6  
Q Italy G Galimberti 4 2   12 Spain A Berasategui 6 77  
  South Africa W Ferreira 6 6     South Africa W Ferreira 3 61  
Q Argentina L Arnold Ker 1 1   12 Spain A Berasategui 77 4 6
  United States J Tarango 4 1     Czech Republic B Ulihrach 63 6 3
Q France J Golmard 6 6   Q France J Golmard 2 2  
  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 7 710     Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6  
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 5 68  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 77 6  
  Sweden T Johansson 65 2   6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 1 77 6
  Spain A Portas 7 62 4   United States T Martin 6 64 3
  United States T Martin 5 77 6 6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 2 6 66
  Australia R Fromberg 6 5 3 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 3 78
  France N Escudé 3 7 6   France N Escudé 3 3  
  Australia M Philippoussis 7 64 1 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6  
11 Netherlands R Krajicek 5 77 6 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 69 3  
13 Spain F Mantilla 6 6   3 Chile M Ríos 711 6  
  United States J Courier 2 3   13 Spain F Mantilla 4 6 4
  Austria T Muster 6 6     Austria T Muster 6 3 6
  Uruguay M Filippini 1 0     Austria T Muster 3 1  
  France F Santoro 1 0   3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
  United Kingdom T Henman 6 6     United Kingdom T Henman 3 1  
WC Italy M Martelli 3 0   3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Brazil G Kuerten 1 6 6
  Spain C Costa 6 4 2 8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 7  
Q Ecuador N Lapentti 77 6   Q Ecuador N Lapentti 0 5  
WC Italy G Pozzi 61 4   8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6  
  Germany T Haas 4 6 6   Germany T Haas 4 2  
WC Italy D Nargiso 6 3 3   Germany T Haas 6 6  
WC Italy V Santopadre 6 6   WC Italy V Santopadre 2 1  
10 Slovakia K Kučera 4 3   8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6  
16 France C Pioline 6 6   Q Spain F Vicente 3 4  
  Croatia G Ivanišević 4 4   16 France C Pioline 4 2  
  Spain J Alonso 1 0   WC Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6  
WC Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6   WC Italy D Sanguinetti 2 5  
Q Spain F Vicente 2 6 6 Q Spain F Vicente 6 7  
  Germany M-K Goellner 6 3 1 Q Spain F Vicente 3 6 6
  Morocco H Arazi 6 6     Morocco H Arazi 6 3 2
2 Czech Republic P Korda 2 4  

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