1998 Wimbledon Championships

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1998 Wimbledon Championships
Date22 June – 5 July
Edition112th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S/64D/64XD
Prize money£7,207,590
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Boys' Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Girls' Singles
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Boys' Doubles
Switzerland Roger Federer / Belgium Olivier Rochus
Girls' Doubles
Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostanić
← 1997 · Wimbledon Championships · 1999 →

The 1998 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 112th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and was held from 22 June to 5 July 1998.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1998 championships was £7,207,590. The winner of the men's title earned £435,000 while the women's singles champion earned £391,500.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £435,000
Women's Singles £391,500
Men's Doubles * £178,220 N/A
Women's Doubles * £154,160 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £75,700 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Croatia Goran Ivanišević, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2 [5]

  • It was Sampras' 11th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th at Wimbledon.

Women's Singles[edit]

Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated France Nathalie Tauziat, 6–4, 7–6(7–2) [6]

  • It was Novotná's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde, 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 10–8 [7]

  • It was Eltingh's 6th and last career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon. It was Haarhuis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only at Wimbledon.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6 [8]

  • It was Hingis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 2nd at Wimbledon. It was Novotná's 11th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 4th and last at Wimbledon.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Belarus Max Mirnyi / United States Serena Williams defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / Croatia Mirjana Lučić, 6–4, 6–4 [9]

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title. It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze, 6–4, 6–4 [10]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik defeated Belgium Kim Clijsters, 7–6(7–3), 6–3 [11]

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer / Belgium Olivier Rochus defeated France Michaël Llodra / Israel Andy Ram, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5 [12]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostanić defeated Slovenia Petra Rampre / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova, 6–2, 7–6(7–5) [13]

Singles seeds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1998 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 U.S. Open