1998 Paris Open – Singles

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Singles
1998 Paris Open
1997 Champion United States Pete Sampras
Champion United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Runner-up United States Pete Sampras
Final score 6–4, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles
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Pete Sampras was the defending champion but lost to Greg Rusedski in the final, 6–4, 7–6(7–4), 6–3

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. All sixteen seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Final)
  2. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  3. Australia Patrick Rafter (Third Round)
  4. Spain Carlos Moyà (Second Round)
  5. United States Andre Agassi (Quarterfinals)
  6. Spain Álex Corretja (Second Round)
  7. Slovakia Karol Kučera (Third Round)
  8. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Semifinals)
  9. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Third Round)
  10. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Second Round)
  11. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Second Round)
  12. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Second Round)
  13. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (Champion)
  14. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  15. Netherlands Jan Siemerink (Second Round)
  16. Spain Álbert Costa (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]


Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                       
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 77  
  United States Todd Martin 4 65  
1 United States Pete Sampras 4 64 3    
13 United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6 77 6    
13 United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6 4 6
8 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 4 6 3

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 79 6  
WC France S Grosjean 64 77 4   Sweden T Johansson 67 1  
  Sweden T Johansson 77 63 6 1 United States P Sampras 64 6 6
WC France J Golmard 77 6   WC France J Golmard 77 4 4
  Zimbabwe B Black 62 4   WC France J Golmard 3 7 7
16 Spain Á Costa 6 5 5
1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
  Australia M Philippoussis 3 3  
10 Czech Republic P Korda 6 4 4
  Czech Republic D Vacek 65 66     Australia M Philippoussis 2 6 6
  Australia M Philippoussis 77 78     Australia M Philippoussis 6 4 7
  France F Santoro 4 6 6 7 Slovakia K Kučera 4 6 5
  Morocco H Arazi 6 4 1   France F Santoro 2 6 0
7 Slovakia K Kučera 6 3 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia P Rafter 6 6  
WC Germany B Becker 77 5 4   France N Escudé 3 1  
  France N Escudé 62 7 6 3 Australia P Rafter 7 65 66
Q Netherlands P Haarhuis 77 4 4   United States T Martin 5 77 78
  United States T Martin 64 6 6   United States T Martin 4 6 77
14 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 1 64
  United States T Martin 4 6 6
5 United States A Agassi 6 4 4
11 Netherlands R Krajicek 4 7 5/r
Q Switzerland M Rosset 6 6   Q Switzerland M Rosset 6 5 2
  South Africa W Ferreira 3 4   Q Switzerland M Rosset 4 4  
Q Italy G Pozzi 6 6   5 United States A Agassi 6 6  
  Sweden T Enqvist 3 3   Q Italy G Pozzi 4 2  
5 United States A Agassi 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Spain Á Corretja 62 6 3
  Spain C Costa 5 1     Germany T Haas 77 2 6
  Germany T Haas 7 6     Germany T Haas 4 2  
  United States M Chang 4 6 3   Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6  
  Sweden M Gustafsson 6 3 6   Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6  
12 Sweden J Björkman 3 2  
  Sweden M Gustafsson 3 2  
13 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6  
13 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6  
  Germany N Kiefer 7 6     Germany N Kiefer 3 4  
Q Slovakia J Krošlák 5 1   13 United Kingdom G Rusedski 78 6  
  France G Raoux 6 61 4   Australia J Stoltenberg 66 4  
  Australia J Stoltenberg 2 77 6   Australia J Stoltenberg 2 6 6
4 Spain C Moyà 6 2 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Russia Y Kafelnikov 3 6 6
  Sweden M Norman 77 6     Sweden M Norman 6 3 4
Q France A Clément 65 3   8 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 65 77
  Australia R Fromberg 3 4   9 United Kingdom T Henman 3 77 62
WC France A di Pasquale 6 6   WC France A di Pasquale 3 3  
9 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6  
8 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6  
2 Chile M Ríos 3 2  
15 Netherlands J Siemerink 63 6 64
  France C Pioline 4 4     United States V Spadea 77 3 77
  United States V Spadea 6 6     United States V Spadea 5 4  
Q Australia T Woodbridge 6 2 77 2 Chile M Ríos 7 6  
  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 3 6 63 Q Australia T Woodbridge 0 4  
2 Chile M Ríos 6 6  

References[edit]