1998 Newsweek Champions Cup – Doubles

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Doubles
1998 Newsweek Champions Cup
Champions Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
Runners-up United States Todd Martin
United States Richey Reneberg
Final score 6–4, 7–6
Events
Singles Doubles
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Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor were the defending champions, but lost in the second round this year.

Jonas Björkman and Patrick Rafter won the title, defeating Todd Martin and Richey Reneberg 6–4, 7–6 in the final.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (Second Round)
  2. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek (Quarterfinals)
  3. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach (Second Round)
  4. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Patrick Rafter (Champions)
  5. United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana (First Round)
  6. Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez (Quarterfinals)
  7. United States Alex O'Brien / United States Jonathan Stark (Semifinals)
  8. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
7 United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jonathan Stark
3 6 1
4 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
6 3 6
4 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
6 7  
WC United States Todd Martin
United States Richey Reneberg
4 6  
WC United States Todd Martin
United States Richey Reneberg
2 6 6
  Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
6 3 4

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
4 6 5
  United States T Kronemann
Mexico D Roditi
5 3     United States J Courier
Australia M Philippoussis
6 2 7
  United States J Courier
Australia M Philippoussis
7 6     United States J Courier
Australia M Philippoussis
6 2 6
Q United States D Randall
United States J Waite
6 3 2 7 United States A O'Brien
United States J Stark
4 6 7
  South Africa D Adams
France F Santoro
3 6 6   South Africa D Adams
France F Santoro
4 4  
  Canada S Lareau
United States J Tarango
6 1 5 7 United States A O'Brien
United States J Stark
6 6  
7 United States A O'Brien
United States J Stark
2 6 7 7 United States A O'Brien
United States J Stark
3 6 1
4 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 3 6
4 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 7  
  Argentina P Albano
Spain À Corretja
1 6     United Kingdom T Henman
Croatia G Ivanišević
3 5  
  United Kingdom T Henman
Croatia G Ivanišević
6 7   4 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 7 6
  Brazil G Kuerten
Brazil F Meligeni
6 7   6 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
7 6 3
  Argentina L Arnold
Argentina D Orsanic
4 5     Brazil G Kuerten
Brazil F Meligeni
6 6 6
  Zimbabwe W Black
United States J Salzenstein
2 4   6 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
3 7 7
6 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 United States D Johnson
United States F Montana
6 0r  
  Zimbabwe B Black
United States J Grabb
7 2     Zimbabwe B Black
United States J Grabb
3 4  
  South Africa W Ferreira
France C Pioline
6 4   WC United States T Martin
United States R Reneberg
6 6  
WC United States T Martin
United States R Reneberg
7 6   WC United States T Martin
United States R Reneberg
6 6  
  South Africa J-L de Jager
Australia D Macpherson
3 6 3 WC Australia S Stolle
Czech Republic C Suk
0 3  
WC Australia S Stolle
Czech Republic C Suk
6 3 6 WC Australia S Stolle
Czech Republic C Suk
7 6 6
3 South Africa E Ferreira
United States R Leach
6 7 1
WC United States T Martin
United States R Reneberg
2 6 6
8 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
7 6     Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
6 3 4
Q Sweden R Bergh
South Africa R Koenig
6 4   8 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
6 5 4
  United States L Jensen
United States M Jensen
7 3 5   Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
3 6 7
  Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
6 6 7   Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
6 7 6
  United Kingdom N Broad
South Africa P Norval
4 2   2 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
7 5 4
  United States P Galbraith
United States B MacPhie
6 6     United States P Galbraith
United States B MacPhie
7 3 2
2 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 6 6

References[edit]