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.

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  

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