1999 Direct Line International Championships – Singles

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Singles
1999 Direct Line International Championships
Champion Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runner-up France Nathalie Tauziat
Final score 0–6, 7–5, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 1999 Direct Line International Championships – Singles was the singles event of the twenty-fifth edition of the Eastbourne International, a WTA Tier II tournament held in Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom and part of the European grass court season. Jana Novotná was the defending champion but retired earlier in the year.

Natasha Zvereva won in the final 0–6, 7–5, 6–3 against Nathalie Tauziat.

Seeds[edit]

The top four seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Monica Seles (Second Round)
  2. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Second Round)
  3. France Nathalie Tauziat (Final)
  4. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Semifinals)
  5. Russia Anna Kournikova (Semifinals)
  6. Belarus Natasha Zvereva (Champion)
  7. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Second Round)
  8. Russia Elena Likhovtseva (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
6 Belarus Natasha Zvereva 65 77 10
4 South Africa Amanda Coetzer 77 64 8
6 Belarus Natasha Zvereva 0 7 6
3 France Nathalie Tauziat 6 5 3
3 France Nathalie Tauziat 6 4 8
5 Russia Anna Kournikova 4 6 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 United States M Seles 4 4  
  Luxembourg A Kremer 6 6     Luxembourg A Kremer 6 6  
WC United Kingdom S Smith 4 1     Luxembourg A Kremer 0 1  
  France A Fusai 5 3   6 Belarus N Zvereva 6 6  
  Croatia M Lučić 7 6     Croatia M Lučić 5 1  
  United States T Snyder 3 3   6 Belarus N Zvereva 7 6  
6 Belarus N Zvereva 6 6   6 Belarus N Zvereva 65 77 10
4 South Africa A Coetzer 77 64 8
4 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6  
Q United Kingdom L Latimer 4 62   Q Ukraine E Tatarkova 3 4  
Q Ukraine E Tatarkova 6 77   4 South Africa A Coetzer 77 6  
Q South Africa M de Swardt 77 6   Q South Africa M de Swardt 63 3  
Q France A-G Sidot 65 2   Q South Africa M de Swardt 6 6  
  Israel A Smashnova 2 6 3 7 Romania I Spîrlea 3 4  
7 Romania I Spîrlea 6 3 6

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
8 Russia E Likhovtseva 2 6 6
  United States C Morariu 6 4 0 8 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6  
LL Canada M Drake 5 1     Japan A Sugiyama 3 4  
  Japan A Sugiyama 7 6   8 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 2 1
  Austria S Plischke 6 3 6 3 France N Tauziat 0 6 6
WC United Kingdom K Cross 2 6 1   Austria S Plischke 3 3  
3 France N Tauziat 6 6  
3 France N Tauziat 6 4 8
5 Russia A Kournikova 6 4 6 5 Russia A Kournikova 4 6 6
United States C Rubin 2 6 4 5 Russia A Kournikova 77 6  
  United States L Raymond 3 78 6   United States L Raymond 64 4  
  Spain M Serna 6 66 4 5 Russia A Kournikova 6 77  
  France N Dechy 4 6 6   France N Dechy 3 65  
United States A Frazier 6 2 1   France N Dechy 7 6  
2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 5 2  

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. South Africa Mariaan de Swardt (Qualifier)
  2. Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga (Second Round)
  3. France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot (Qualifier)
  4. United States Kimberly Po (First Round)
  5. Canada Maureen Drake (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  6. France Amélie Cocheteux (First Round)
  7. Ukraine Elena Tatarkova (Qualifier)
  8. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (Qualifying Competition)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky Loser[edit]

  1. Canada Maureen Drake

Qualifying Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
1 South Africa Mariaan de Swardt 6 1 6
  Greece Christína Papadáki 3 6 2
1 South Africa Mariaan de Swardt 6 6  
  Italy Laura Golarsa 4 2  
WC United Kingdom Lucie Ahl 4 6 2
  Italy Laura Golarsa 6 3 6
1 South Africa Mariaan de Swardt 6 6  
5 Canada Maureen Drake 1 1  
  United States Jane Chi 5    
  United States Nicole Arendt 2 r  
  United States Jane Chi 6 3 4
5 Canada Maureen Drake 3 6 6
  Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 1 4  
5 Canada Maureen Drake 6 6  

Second Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
3 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 7 6  
  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sandra Naćuk 5 4  
1 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 6 77  
  United States Brie Rippner 4 63  
  Australia Nicole Pratt 5 5  
  United States Brie Rippner 7 7  
1 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 4 78 6
8 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6 66 3
  United States Jolene Watanabe 3 4  
  France Émilie Loit 6 6  
  France Émilie Loit 6 3 2
8 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 1 6 6
WC United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe 5 4  
8 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 7 6  

Third Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
7 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova 6 6  
  Poland Magdalena Grzybowska 2 2  
7 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova 4 6 6
Alt Australia Rachel McQuillan 6 1 1
Alt Australia Rachel McQuillan 79 77  
  Japan Miho Saeki 67 64  
7 Ukraine Elena Tatarkova 6 6  
  Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 4 2  
  Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 7 6  
  Belgium Els Callens 5 2  
  Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6 78  
  Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan 2 66  
  Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan 2 77 9
4 United States Kimberly Po 6 64 7

Fourth Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
6 France Amélie Cocheteux 4 2  
  United Kingdom Julie Pullin 6 6  
  United Kingdom Julie Pullin 77 65 3
  Chinese Taipei Janet Lee 60 77 6
Alt United States Katie Schlukebir 5 4  
  Chinese Taipei Janet Lee 7 6  
  Chinese Taipei Janet Lee 3 2  
WC United Kingdom Louise Latimer 6 6  
WC United Kingdom Joanne Ward 3 4  
WC United Kingdom Louise Latimer 6 6  
WC United Kingdom Louise Latimer 6 6  
2 Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 3 3  
  United States Linda Wild 3 4  
2 Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 6 6  

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