1999 Acura Classic – Singles

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Singles
1999 Acura Classic
Champion United States Serena Williams
Runner-up France Julie Halard-Decugis
Final score 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 1999 Acura Classic – Singles was the singles event of the twentieth edition of the third tournament in the US Open Series.

Lindsay Davenport was the defending champion, but she was defeated in the semifinals by Julie Halard-Decugis. Serena Williams then defeated Halard-Decugis in the final to win the title.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  2. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Semifinals)
  3. France Mary Pierce (Quarterfinals)
  4. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  5. France Nathalie Tauziat (First Round)
  6. United States Serena Williams (Champion)
  7. Austria Barbara Schett (Quarterfinals, retired)
  8. France Sandrine Testud (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
1 United States Lindsay Davenport 3 5  
  France Julie Halard-Decugis 6 7  
  France Julie Halard-Decugis 1 4  
6 United States Serena Williams 6 6  
6 United States Serena Williams 6 7  
2 Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 5  

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 United States L Davenport 6 6  
WC United States A Stevenson 4 4     Germany A Huber 2 2  
  Germany A Huber 6 6   1 United States L Davenport 67 6 6
  Spain C Martínez 6 6     Spain C Martínez 79 3 2
  Austria S Plischke 3 3     Spain C Martínez 7 6  
WC United States C Morariu 6 6   WC United States C Morariu 5 2  
8 France S Testud 1 3   1 United States L Davenport 3 5  
  France J Halard-Decugis 6 7  
3 France M Pierce 6 7  
  Japan A Sugiyama 6 6     Japan A Sugiyama 2 5  
  France N Dechy 2 3   3 France M Pierce 5 2  
WC Croatia I Majoli 1 4     France J Halard-Decugis 7 6  
  France J Halard-Decugis 6 6     France J Halard-Decugis 77 7  
  United States A Frazier 3 7 6   United States A Frazier 65 5  
5 France N Tauziat 6 5 2

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6 United States S Williams 4 6 6
  Russia E Likhovtseva 6 3 1 6 United States S Williams 6 6  
  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6     Switzerland P Schnyder 3 1  
Q Spain M Serna 3 4   6 United States S Williams 6 6  
  Romania R Dragomir 2 710 6 4 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 2 3  
Q Luxembourg A Kremer 6 68 2   Romania R Dragomir 3 1  
4 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
6 United States S Williams 6 7  
7 Austria B Schett 6 6   2 Switzerland M Hingis 3 5  
Q Argentina I Gorrochategui 3 2   7 Austria B Schett 2 4  
  Romania I Spîrlea 4 79 5   Belarus N Zvereva 6 2 r
  Belarus N Zvereva 6 67 7 7 Austria B Schett 79 3 3
  Croatia M Lučić 3 1   2 Switzerland M Hingis 67 6 6
Q United States L Raymond 6 6   Q United States L Raymond 1 6 3
2 Switzerland M Hingis 6 4 6

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Lisa Raymond (Qualifier)
  2. Luxembourg Anne Kremer (Qualifier)
  3. Spain Magüi Serna (Qualifier)
  4. Zimbabwe Cara Black (First Round)
  5. Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi (Second Round)
  6. Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga (Second Round)
  7. France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot (Qualifying Competition)
  8. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (First Round)

Qualifiers[edit]

Qualifying draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
1 United States Lisa Raymond 6 6  
WC Canada Vanessa Webb 0 3  
1 United States Lisa Raymond 6 77  
  Russia Elena Dementieva 1 64  
  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 6  
  Greece Christína Papadáki 4 3  
1 United States Lisa Raymond 6 6  
7 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 2 2  
  Bulgaria Pavlina Stoyanova 6 6  
  Australia Alicia Molik 4 4  
  Bulgaria Pavlina Stoyanova 7 3 4
7 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 5 6 6
  Romania Cătălina Cristea 2 1  
7 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 6 6  

Second qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
3 Spain Magüi Serna 6 6  
WC United States Meghann Shaughnessy 3 4  
3 Spain Magüi Serna 6 6  
  Italy Adriana Serra Zanetti 3 4  
  Italy Adriana Serra Zanetti 5 77 7
  Australia Nicole Pratt 7 60 5
3 Spain Magüi Serna 6 4 6
  United States Kimberly Po 4 6 4
  United States Kimberly Po 6 6  
  United States Jane Chi 1 2  
  United States Kimberly Po 7 6  
5 Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 5 2  
WC India Nirupama Vaidyanathan 1 2  
5 Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 6 6  

Third qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
6 Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 6 6  
  Belgium Els Callens 0 0  
6 Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 5 3  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 7 6  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 6 6  
WC United States Jennifer Hopkins 1 3  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 5 6 6
  Canada Jana Nejedly 7 2 4
  Chinese Taipei Janet Lee 2 4  
  Ukraine Elena Tatarkova 6 6  
  Ukraine Elena Tatarkova 2 2  
  Canada Jana Nejedly 6 6  
  Canada Jana Nejedly 7 6  
4 Zimbabwe Cara Black 5 2  

Fourth qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
6 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 4 62  
  United States Meilen Tu 6 77  
  United States Meilen Tu 2 1  
  Latvia Larisa Neiland 6 6  
  Latvia Larisa Neiland 4 7 6
WC United States Sarah Taylor 6 5 1
  Latvia Larisa Neiland 1 1 r
2 Luxembourg Anne Kremer 6 4  
  Russia Tatiana Panova 77 3 6
  Germany Marlene Weingärtner 63 6 0
  Russia Tatiana Panova 4 65  
2 Luxembourg Anne Kremer 6 77  
  United States Jolene Watanabe 4 2  
2 Luxembourg Anne Kremer 6 6  

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