1998 US Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1998 US Open
Champion Australia Patrick Rafter
Runner-up Australia Mark Philippoussis
Final score 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad

Patrick Rafter was the defending champion, and he successfully defended his title, defeating compatriot Mark Philippoussis in the final, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 7 6      
9  Slovakia Karol Kučera 3 5 4      
  1  United States Pete Sampras 710 4 6 4 3  
  3  Australia Patrick Rafter 68 6 2 6 6  
3  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6 7    
  12  Sweden Jonas Björkman 2 3 5      
    3  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 3 6 6  
   Australia Mark Philippoussis 3 6 2 0  
   Sweden Thomas Johansson 6 3 77 3 610  
 Australia Mark Philippoussis 4 6 63 6 712  
 Australia Mark Philippoussis 6 6 5 6  
  10  Spain Carlos Moyà 1 4 7 4    
10  Spain Carlos Moyà 6 6 6    
   Sweden Magnus Larsson 4 3 3      

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States Sampras 6 6 6
Germany Goellner 3 2 2 1 United States Sampras 77 2 6 6
WC United States Goldstein 67 77 6 3 WC United States Goldstein 64 6 3 3
Australia Ilie 79 64 4 0 r 1 United States Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States Park 5 3 1 Sweden Tillström 2 3 1
Sweden Tillström 7 6 6 Sweden Tillström 1 6 77 3 6
Czech Republic Doseděl 6 3 6 6 Czech Republic Doseděl 6 3 65 6 3
Belgium Dewulf 4 6 3 4 1 United States Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States Dent 4 7 2 Russia Safin 4 3 2
Q Germany Rădulescu 6 5 1 r WC United States Dent 3 1 62
Russia Safin 6 3 6 77 Russia Safin 6 6 77
Sweden Gustafsson 2 6 3 64 Russia Safin 6 6 1 6
United States Gimelstob 6 5 3 r Austria Muster 4 4 6 3
Zimbabwe Black 3 7 2 Zimbabwe Black 77 4 3 0
Austria Muster 77 6 6 Austria Muster 65 6 6 6
15 Spain Berasategui 61 2 3

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Slovakia Kučera 6 6 6
United States Campbell 4 2 4 9 Slovakia Kučera 7 6 6
France Golmard 6 6 77 France Golmard 5 3 0
Czech Republic Novák 3 4 65 9 Slovakia Kučera 7 6 6
WC United States Bryan 3 65 6 6 6 Romania Voinea 5 3 2
South Africa Ondruska 6 77 1 4 4 WC United States Bryan 6 2 4 4
Romania Voinea 6 3 6 2 Romania Voinea 0 6 6 6
Italy Gaudenzi 4 6 2 0 r 9 Slovakia Kučera 6 6 65 1 6
Czech Republic Damm 6 6 7 8 United States Agassi 3 3 77 6 3
Netherlands Schalken 3 3 5 Czech Republic Damm 66 65 4
Q Australia Sekulov 4 4 2 Italy Sanguinetti 78 77 6
Italy Sanguinetti 6 6 6 Italy Sanguinetti 2 3 0
France Raoux 6 3 6 1 78 8 United States Agassi 6 6 6
France Escudé 3 6 3 6 66 France Raoux 3 2 78 6 1
France Grosjean 4 1 4 8 United States Agassi 6 6 66 3 6
8 United States Agassi 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Australia Rafter 4 4 6 6 6
Morocco Arazi 6 6 3 3 1 3 Australia Rafter 6 6 6
Costa Rica Marín 3 6 6 2 1 Argentina Gumy 4 1 2
Argentina Gumy 6 0 4 6 6 3 Australia Rafter 6 6 6
Q The Bahamas Merklein 77 0 4 4 Q South Africa Nainkin 1 1 1
Q South Africa Nainkin 63 6 6 6 Q South Africa Nainkin 2 6 6 6
Q Israel Behr 6 4 3 4 Brazil Kuerten 6 4 3 4
Brazil Kuerten 4 6 6 6 3 Australia Rafter 6 6 4 6
Spain Blanco 3 0 2 14 Croatia Ivanišević 3 4 6 1
Argentina Cañas 6 6 6 Argentina Cañas 1 1 5
Spain Alonso 4 3 2 Netherlands Haarhuis 6 6 7
Netherlands Haarhuis 6 6 6 Netherlands Haarhuis 65 3 4
United States Martin 77 6 7 14 Croatia Ivanišević 77 6 6
United States Tarango 64 2 5 United States Martin 6 65 5 3
Australia Woodforde 3 4 4 14 Croatia Ivanišević 1 77 7 6
14 Croatia Ivanišević 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Sweden Björkman 6 4 6 63 6
France Pioline 2 6 1 77 2 12 Sweden Björkman 6 6 6
Q South Korea Yoon 2 4 4 WC United States Stark 2 3 1
WC United States Stark 6 6 6 12 Sweden Björkman 6 6 6
Q Australia Arthurs 6 5 6 6 France Santoro 3 1 2
Spain Costa 3 7 4 4 Q Australia Arthurs 63 4 3
Ecuador Lapentti 6 5 3 6 64 France Santoro 77 6 6
France Santoro 4 7 6 3 77 12 Sweden Björkman 6 2 6 6
Romania Pescariu 4 3 0 Netherlands Siemerink 4 6 2 2
Netherlands Siemerink 6 6 6 Netherlands Siemerink 6 6 6
Switzerland Rosset 65 63 5 Slovakia Hrbatý 4 3 4
Slovakia Hrbatý 77 77 7 Netherlands Siemerink 1 6 5 6 6
Czech Republic Ulihrach 6 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom Rusedski 6 4 7 2 4
Armenia Sargsian 1 3 6 4 Czech Republic Ulihrach 6 3 6 2 5
South Africa Ferreira 6 62 7 67 4 6 United Kingdom Rusedski 4 6 4 6 7
6 United Kingdom Rusedski 4 77 5 79 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Netherlands Krajicek 6 6 6
France Clément 3 1 1 5 Netherlands Krajicek 6 77 6
WC United States O'Brien 7 6 79 WC United States O'Brien 1 65 2
India Paes 5 3 67 5 Netherlands Krajicek 77 4 r
Germany Dreekmann 6 1 6 6 Sweden Johansson 65 5
Australia Fromberg 3 6 3 3 Germany Dreekmann 6 5 2 3
Sweden Johansson 77 6 77 Sweden Johansson 2 7 6 6
Brazil Meligeni 65 3 63 Sweden Johansson 3 6 6 78
Spain Clavet 610 6 7 6 11 Russia Kafelnikov 6 3 3 66
Romania Pavel 712 4 5 2 Spain Clavet 4 63 1
Germany Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany Kiefer 6 77 6
France Roux 4 3 1 Germany Kiefer 4 0 2
Spain Burillo 3 5 4 11 Russia Kafelnikov 6 6 6
Germany Haas 6 7 6 Germany Haas 5 2 6 5
Netherlands van Scheppingen 1 2 4 11 Russia Kafelnikov 7 6 1 7
11 Russia Kafelnikov 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United Kingdom Henman 6 77 77
Australia Draper 3 64 63 13 United Kingdom Henman 6 5 7 6
Spain Mantilla 6 3 6 7 Spain Mantilla Botella 3 7 5 4
New Zealand Steven 3 6 4 5 13 United Kingdom Henman 6 7 1 6
Australia Woodbridge 77 60 4 r Q Germany Kohlmann 3 5 6 4
Q Germany Kohlmann 65 77 4 Q Germany Kohlmann 7 6 6
Q United States Wheaton 4 1 4 Q France Di Pasquale 5 4 4
Q France Di Pasquale 6 6 6 13 United Kingdom T Henman 5 6 4 1
Norway Ruud 5 4 3 Australia Philippoussis 7 0 6 6
Australia Philippoussis 7 6 6 Australia Philippoussis 63 6 6 6
Canada Lareau 7 77 6 Canada Lareau 77 3 3 4
Paraguay Delgado 5 63 3 Australia Philippoussis 77 6 6
Denmark Carlsen 60 4 6 1 Argentina Arnold Ker 65 3 3
Argentina Arnold Ker 77 6 4 6 Argentina Arnold Ker 7 3 6 6
Q Germany Karbacher 2 6 6 6 Q Germany Karbacher 5 6 2 3
4 Czech Republic Korda 6 3 2 1

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Spain Corretja 2 6 7 7
Italy Pozzi 6 3 5 5 7 Spain Corretja 6 5 68 6 6
Q France Perlant 1 7 6 6 Q France Perlant 4 7 710 1 0
Australia Stoltenberg 6 5 3 3 7 Spain Corretja 6 4 6 77
United States Spadea 4 1 2 Zimbabwe Black 3 6 2 65
Zimbabwe Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe Black 77 6 7
Germany Prinosil 4 3 6 4 Spain Vicente 64 1 5
Spain Vicente 6 6 2 6 7 Spain Corretja 64 5 3
Sweden Norman 79 66 64 6 6 10 Spain Moyà 77 7 6
Canada Nestor 67 78 77 4 4 Sweden Norman 4 2 710 3
United States Gambill 6 1 6 7 United States Gambill 6 6 68 6
Q Germany Braasch 3 6 3 5 United States Gambill 2 6 6 3 64
Q Israel Erlich 1 3 1 10 Spain Moyà 6 3 3 6 77
United States Chang 6 6 6 United States Chang 6 6 65 4 3
Argentina Puerta 1 64 77 4 r 10 Spain Moyà 3 1 77 6 6
10 Spain Moyà 6 77 63 4

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain Costa 6 6 5 2 4
Germany Gross 2 4 7 6 6 Germany Gross 6 6 6
Q Argentina Rodríguez 1 2 2 Spain Bruguera 1 3 4
Spain Bruguera 6 6 6 Germany Gross 7 65 5 6 7
Ukraine Medvedev 6 7 6 WC United States Grant 5 77 7 3 5
Netherlands van Lottum 4 5 2 Ukraine Medvedev 6 3 64 4
Spain Sánchez 2 5 6 3 WC United States Grant 4 6 77 6
WC United States Grant 6 7 4 6 Germany Gross 4 5 7 2
Sweden Larsson 3 6 1 6 6 Sweden Larsson 6 7 5 6
United States Washington 6 3 6 4 4 Sweden Larsson 6 6 6
Argentina Squillari 65 0 1 Uruguay Filippini 3 2 2
Uruguay Filippini 77 6 6 Sweden Larsson 6 63 2 6 6
United States Russell 5 4 6 3 2 Chile Ríos 1 77 6 3 2
Q Italy Galimberti 7 6 3 6 Q Italy Galimberti 2 77 2 2
Czech Republic Vacek 4 2 3 2 Chile Ríos 6 64 6 6
2 Chile Ríos 6 6 6

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