1999 Direct Line International Championships

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1999 Direct Line International Championships
Date 14 – 19 June
Edition 25th
Category Tier II
Draw 32S / 16D
Surface Grass
Location Eastbourne, England
Venue Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova
← 1998 · Eastbourne International · 2000 →

The 1999 Direct Line International Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Eastbourne Tennis Centre in Eastbourne in the United Kingdom that was part of Tier II of the 1999 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 14 June until 19 June 1999. Natasha Zvereva won the singles title.[1]

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 USA Monica Seles 4 1
 ESP Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7 2
 FRA Nathalie Tauziat 9 3
 RSA Amanda Coetzer 12 4
 RUS Anna Kournikova 18 5
 BLR Natasha Zvereva 17 6
 ROU Irina Spîrlea 21 7
 RUS Elena Likhovtseva 22 8

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from the doubles qualifying draw:

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Belarus Natasha Zvereva defeated France Nathalie Tauziat, 0–6, 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Zvereva's only singles title of the year and the fourth of her career.[2]

Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova defeated Czech Republic Jana Novotná / Belarus Natasha Zvereva, 6–4 retired

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Centre court classics". Eastbourne Herald. 10 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Natalia Zvereva". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved 18 June 2010. 

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