1998 Japan Open Tennis Championships

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1998 Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date 13 – 19 April
Edition 25th
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Tokyo, Japan
Venue Ariake Coliseum
Champions
Men's Singles
Romania Andrei Pavel[1]
Women's Singles
Japan Ai Sugiyama[2]
Men's Doubles
Canada Sébastien Lareau / Canada Daniel Nestor[1]
Women's Doubles
Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Nana Miyagi[2]
← 1997 · Japan Open · 1999 →

The 1998 Japan Open Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo in Japan that was part of the International Series Gold of the 1998 ATP Tour and of Tier III of the 1998 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from April 13 through April 19, 1998.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Romania Andrei Pavel defeated Zimbabwe Byron Black, 6–3, 6–4.[1]

  • It was Pavel's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Japan Ai Sugiyama defeated United States Corina Morariu, 6–3, 6–3.[2]

  • It was Sugiyama's 3rd title of the year and the 7th of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Canada Sébastien Lareau / Canada Daniel Nestor defeated France Olivier Delaître / Italy Stefano Pescosolido, 6–3, 6–4.[1]

  • It was Lareau's 1st title of the year and the 6th of his career. It was Nestor's 1st title of the year and the 9th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Nana Miyagi defeated United States Amy Frazier / Japan Rika Hiraki, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4.[2]

  • It was Kijimuta's only title of the year and the 5th of her career. It was Miyagi's 2nd title of the year and the 9th of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "1998 Tokyo Outdoor". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "1998 Tokyo". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 15 December 2014.