1998 du Maurier Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1998 du Maurier Open
1997 Champion United States Chris Woodruff
Champion Australia Patrick Rafter
Runner-up Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Final score 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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The 1998 du Maurier Open – Men's Singles was the men's singles event of the one hundred and ninth edition of the Canadian Open; a WTA Tier I tournament and the most prestigious men's tennis tournament held in Canada.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Quarterfinals)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Second Round)
  3. Australia Patrick Rafter (Champion)
  4. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Quarterfinals)
  5. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Quarterfinals)
  6. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Final)
  7. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Semifinals)
  8. United States Andre Agassi (Semifinals)
  9. Spain Álbert Costa (Third Round)
  10. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Third Round)
  11. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (withdrew)
  12. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (First Round)
  13. Netherlands Jan Siemerink (First Round)
  14. Australia Mark Philippoussis (Third Round)
  15. France Fabrice Santoro (Second Round)
  16. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (First Round)
  17. Germany Nicolas Kiefer (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
WC/8 United States Andre Agassi 6 5 2
6 Netherlands Richard Krajicek 4 7 6
6 Netherlands Richard Krajicek 63 4  
3 Australia Patrick Rafter 77 6  
3 Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6  
7 United Kingdom Tim Henman 2 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
  United States J Tarango 62 6 2   Italy G Pozzi 1 2  
  Italy G Pozzi 77 4 6 1 United States P Sampras 77 6  
  South Africa M Ondruska 2 3     Germany T Haas 65 2  
  Germany T Haas 6 6     Germany T Haas 710 6  
  Czech Republic M Damm 3 4   15 France F Santoro 68 2  
15 France F Santoro 6 6   1 United States P Sampras 77 1 2
10 Croatia G Ivanišević 714 77   WC/8 United States A Agassi 65 6 6
WC Canada S Lareau 612 64   10 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
  France A Clément 6 4 5   Armenia S Sargsian 3 2  
  Armenia S Sargsian 3 6 7 10 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 5 3
LL Finland T Ketola 5 3   WC/8 United States A Agassi 2 7 6
  France G Raoux 7 6     France G Raoux 4 5  
WC/8 United States A Agassi 6 7  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6  
Q United States M Russell 3 4     United States T Martin 2 3  
  United States T Martin 6 6   4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 78 6  
WC Canada B Kokavec 6 6     United States M Washington 66 2  
  United States S Campbell 1 2   WC Canada B Kokavec 3 4  
  United States M Washington 77 6     United States M Washington 6 6  
13 Netherlands J Siemerink 62 3   4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 4 4  
12 Brazil G Kuerten 3 62   6 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6  
LL United States A O'Brien 6 77   LL United States A O'Brien 6 4 7
  Paraguay R Delgado 77 62 6   Paraguay R Delgado 1 6 5
Q United States B MacPhie 64 77 1 LL United States A O'Brien 6 2 3
Q Italy L Tieleman 1 6 5 6 Netherlands R Krajicek 3 6 6
  South Africa D Nainkin 6 3 7 Q South Africa D Nainkin 4 4  
6 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Sweden J Björkman 77 6  
  United States J Courier 5 7 4   Australia S Draper 65 3  
  Australia S Draper 7 5 6 5 Sweden J Björkman 6 67 6
WC Canada F Niemeyer 4 4   17 Germany N Kiefer 2 79 3
  Italy V Santopadre 6 6     Italy V Santopadre 6 1 66
  Canada D Nestor 2 61   17 Germany N Kiefer 2 6 78
17 Germany N Kiefer 6 77   5 Sweden J Björkman 3 2  
14 Australia M Philippoussis 6 6   3 Australia P Rafter 6 6  
Q United States D Flach 4 3   14 Australia M Philippoussis 6 6  
  Zimbabwe W Black 6 6     Zimbabwe W Black 1 4  
  Zimbabwe B Black 4 0   14 Australia M Philippoussis 3 3  
Q Philippines C Mamiit 4 6 4 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6  
Q South Africa N Godwin 6 1 6 Q South Africa N Godwin 5 3  
3 Australia P Rafter 7 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 United Kingdom T Henman 3 77 6
  Argentina G Cañas 2 715 6   Argentina G Cañas 6 65 2
  South Africa G Stafford 6 613 2 7 United Kingdom T Henman 77 6  
  United States J-M Gambill 6 6   9 Spain Á Costa 62 2  
  France N Escudé 3 2     United States J-M Gambill 4 2  
  Australia J Stoltenberg 5 4   9 Spain Á Costa 6 6  
9 Spain Á Costa 7 6   7 United Kingdom T Henman 6 5 6
16 South Africa W Ferreira 2 r     Czech Republic D Vacek 3 7 1
  Australia M Tebbutt 3       Australia M Tebbutt 4 69  
  Netherlands S Schalken 6 3 4   Czech Republic D Vacek 6 711  
  Czech Republic D Vacek 4 6 6   Czech Republic D Vacek 4 6 6
  Australia A Ilie 3 0     United States V Spadea 6 1 4
  United States V Spadea 6 6     United States V Spadea 5 6 6
2 Czech Republic P Korda 7 1 4

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