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

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  
 

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