1998 Stella Artois Championships – Singles

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Singles
1998 Stella Artois Championships
Champion Australia Scott Draper
Runner-up Italy Laurence Tieleman
Final score 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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Mark Philippoussis was the defending champion but lost in the first round to Jordi Burillo.

Scott Draper won in the final 7–6(7–5), 6–4 against Laurence Tieleman.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Third Round)
  2. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (Third Round, retired)
  3. Australia Patrick Rafter (Second Round)
  4. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Third Round)
  5. Slovakia Karol Kučera (Second Round)
  6. France Cédric Pioline (withdrew)
  7. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Third Round)
  8. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Quarterfinals)
  9. Australia Mark Philippoussis (First Round)
  10. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  11. United States Todd Martin (First Round)
  12. Australia Todd Woodbridge (Third Round)
  13. New Zealand Brett Steven (Third Round)
  14. Zimbabwe Byron Black (Semifinals)
  15. Australia Mark Woodforde (Semifinals)
  16. Australia Jason Stoltenberg (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
15 Australia Mark Woodforde 3 2  
  Australia Scott Draper 6 6  
  Australia Scott Draper 77 6  
Q Italy Laurence Tieleman 65 4  
14 Zimbabwe Byron Black 6 3 2
Q Italy Laurence Tieleman 3 6 6

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
WC/1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
Q Mexico A Hernández 711 2 2   Zimbabwe W Black 2 3  
  Zimbabwe W Black 69 6 6 WC/1 United States P Sampras 3 2  
WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 7 3 7 15 Australia M Woodforde 6 6  
  Australia S Stolle 5 6 5 WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 1 67  
  United States J Gimelstob 7 3 2 15 Australia M Woodforde 6 79  
15 Australia M Woodforde 5 6 6 15 Australia M Woodforde 6 1 6
9 Australia M Philippoussis 69 5   8 Sweden T Enqvist 3 6 2
  Spain J Burillo 711 7     Spain J Burillo 6 6  
Q The Bahamas M Merklein 3 3   LL South Africa D Nainkin 4 2  
LL South Africa D Nainkin 6 6     Spain J Burillo 4 6 2
WC United Kingdom M Petchey 3 3   8 Sweden T Enqvist 6 3 6
  United States A O'Brien 6 6     United States A O'Brien 4 6 2
8 Sweden T Enqvist 6 3 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia P Rafter 6 5 4
  Australia M Tebbutt 4 6 4   Australia S Draper 4 7 6
  Australia S Draper 6 2 6   Australia S Draper 78 77  
  Netherlands J van Lottum 1 0   13 New Zealand B Steven 66 63  
  France A Clément 6 6     France A Clément 2 1  
  Romania A Pavel 3 6 2 13 New Zealand B Steven 6 6  
13 New Zealand B Steven 6 4 6   Australia S Draper 79 77  
12 Australia T Woodbridge 6 6     United States D Flach 67 65  
  Brazil A Sá 2 3   12 Australia T Woodbridge 6 2 77
  France S Grosjean 77 77     France S Grosjean 4 6 63
  Netherlands D van Scheppingen 63 65   12 Australia T Woodbridge 4 64  
  Czech Republic D Vacek 6 1 3   United States D Flach 6 77  
  United States D Flach 4 6 6   United States D Flach 5 6 6
6 Slovakia K Kučera 7 4 3

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL United States B MacPhie 77 6  
  Sweden T Nydahl 1 1   Q Belarus M Mirnyi 63 4  
Q Belarus M Mirnyi 6 6   LL United States B MacPhie 6 6  
  South Africa G Stafford 3 7 6 Q Switzerland I Heuberger 3 3  
  India L Paes 6 5 4   South Africa G Stafford 3 4  
Q Switzerland I Heuberger 6 6   Q Switzerland I Heuberger 6 6  
11 United States T Martin 4 2   LL United States B MacPhie 5 1  
14 Zimbabwe B Black 6 5 6 14 Zimbabwe B Black 7 6  
  Argentina G Cañas 2 7 3 14 Zimbabwe B Black 5 6 6
  Germany L Burgsmüller 6 0 4   United States J-M Gambill 7 4 4
  United States J-M Gambill 4 6 6 14 Zimbabwe B Black 6 4 6
  Canada D Nestor 6 2 6 4 Sweden J Björkman 3 6 3
  United Kingdom A Richardson 4 6 1   Canada D Nestor 2 5  
4 Sweden J Björkman 6 7  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6  
  Armenia S Sargsian 6 6     Armenia S Sargsian 3 4  
WC United Kingdom M Lee 2 3   7 United Kingdom T Henman 6 65 6
  Germany M Sinner 6 3 5 10 Croatia G Ivanišević 1 77 4
  Australia P Tramacchi 4 6 7   Australia P Tramacchi 4 6 1
  United States D Wheaton 1 68   10 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 3 6
10 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 710   7 United Kingdom T Henman 6 64 4
16 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 65 2 Q Italy L Tieleman 2 77 6
Q Italy L Tieleman 3 77 6 Q Italy L Tieleman 0 6 6
Q Australia L Hewitt 6 66 4   Canada S Lareau 6 1 4
  Canada S Lareau 3 78 6 Q Italy L Tieleman 2    
  France J Golmard 3 6 6 2 United Kingdom G Rusedski 2r  
  Denmark K Carlsen 6 4 4   France J Golmard 77 4 1
2 United Kingdom G Rusedski 64 6 6

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