1999 Faber Grand Prix – Singles

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Singles
1999 Faber Grand Prix
Champion Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Runner-up United States Venus Williams
Final score 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 1999 Faber Grand Prix – Singles was the singles event of the seventh edition of the Faber Grand Prix; a WTA Tier II tournament held in Hannover, Germany. Patty Schnyder was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Elena Likhovtseva.

Jana Novotná won in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Venus Williams. This was her first win at the Faber Grand Prix after having lost in the past three finals.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Champion)
  2. United States Venus Williams (Final)
  3. Germany Steffi Graf (Semifinals)
  4. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Second Round)
  5. France Nathalie Tauziat (Second Round)
  6. n/a
  7. France Sandrine Testud (Quarterfinals)
  8. Austria Barbara Schett (Quarterfinals)
  9. Italy Silvia Farina (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná 77 6  
  Russia Elena Likhovtseva 64 4  
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6  
2 United States Venus Williams 4 4  
3 Germany Steffi Graf 3 6 3
2 United States Venus Williams 6 3 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
  Romania R Dragomir 6 6     Romania R Dragomir 3 3  
  France S Pitkowski 3 2   1 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
  Austria S Plischke 5 64   7 France S Testud 1 4  
  Germany A Huber 7 77     Germany A Huber 3 3  
WC Germany A Glass 66 1   7 France S Testud 6 6  
7 France S Testud 78 6   1 Czech Republic J Novotná 77 6  
  Russia E Likhovtseva 64 4  
4 Switzerland P Schnyder 5 3  
  Slovakia H Nagyová 2 2 r   Russia E Likhovtseva 7 6  
  Russia E Likhovtseva 6 4     Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6  
Q France É Loit 0 0   LL Netherlands M Oremans 2 2  
LL Netherlands M Oremans 6 6   LL Netherlands M Oremans 6 6  
  France N Dechy 3 710 3 5 France N Tauziat 4 4  
5 France N Tauziat 6 68 6

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
8 Austria B Schett 6 6  
WC United States J Capriati 4 2   8 Austria B Schett 7 6  
  France A Fusai 3 2     Spain V Ruano Pascual 5 2  
  Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6   8 Austria B Schett 3 2  
WC Belgium S Appelmans 3 4   3 Germany S Graf 6 6  
Q France A-G Sidot 6 6   Q France A-G Sidot 1 3  
3 Germany S Graf 6 6  
3 Germany S Graf 3 6 3
9 Italy S Farina 6 6   2 United States V Williams 6 3 6
Q Slovakia K Habšudová 3 1   9 Italy S Farina 2 r  
Q Germany B Rittner 6 5 6 Q Germany B Rittner 6    
  Spain M Serna 4 7 4 Q Germany B Rittner 2 1  
  Croatia I Majoli 6 5 3 2 United States V Williams 6 6  
  Japan A Sugiyama 2 7 6   Japan A Sugiyama 4 5  
2 United States V Williams 6 7  

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. France Émilie Loit (Qualifier)
  2. Slovakia Karina Habšudová (Qualifier)
  3. Netherlands Miriam Oremans (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  4. Romania Cătălina Cristea (First Round)
  5. France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot (Qualifier)
  6. Venezuela María Vento (Qualifying Competition)
  7. Germany Barbara Rittner (Qualifier)
  8. Belarus Olga Barabanschikova (Qualifying Competition, withdrew)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky Loser[edit]

  1. Netherlands Miriam Oremans

Qualifying draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
1 France Émilie Loit 6 6  
  Italy Flora Perfetti 3 4  
1 France Émilie Loit 77 0 6
  Belgium Laurence Courtois 64 6 3
  Belgium Laurence Courtois 6 7  
  Germany Elena Wagner 1 5  
1 France Émilie Loit 6 6  
6 Venezuela María Vento 4 2  
WC Germany Jasmin Wöhr 6 6  
  Germany Adriana Barna 2 4  
WC Germany Jasmin Wöhr 2 2  
6 Venezuela María Vento 6 6  
WC Germany Sandra Klösel 2 4  
6 Venezuela María Vento 6 6  

Second qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
3 Netherlands Miriam Oremans 7 6  
  Germany Petra Begerow 5 4  
3 Netherlands Miriam Oremans 6 6  
  France Lea Ghirardi 4 3  
  France Lea Ghirardi 62 77 6
  Italy Laura Golarsa 77 65 2
3 Netherlands Miriam Oremans 4 2  
7 Germany Barbara Rittner 6 6  
  Serbia and Montenegro Sandra Naćuk 3 7 6
  Russia Eugenia Kulikovskaya 6 5 2
  Serbia and Montenegro Sandra Naćuk 60 60  
7 Germany Barbara Rittner 77 77  
  France Laurence Andretto 4 64  
7 Germany Barbara Rittner 6 77  

Third qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
5 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 6 6  
  Czech Republic Adriana Gerši 3 4  
5 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 6 6  
WC Germany Stephanie Gehrlein 2 0  
  Austria Sandra Dopfer 64 6 0
WC Germany Stephanie Gehrlein 77 2 6
5 France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 6 6  
  Canada Maureen Drake 3 2  
  Germany Miriam Schnitzer 6 6  
  Ukraine Olga Lugina 2 0  
  Germany Miriam Schnitzer 4 3  
  Canada Maureen Drake 6 6  
  Canada Maureen Drake 5 6 6
4 Romania Cătălina Cristea 7 3 4

Fourth qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
8 Belarus Olga Barabanschikova 6 6  
WC Germany Martina Müller 4 4  
8 Belarus Olga Barabanschikova 7 2 6
  Sweden Åsa Carlsson 5 6 3
  Latvia Larisa Neiland 4 6 2
  Sweden Åsa Carlsson 6 3 6
8 Belarus Olga Barabanschikova w/o    
2 Slovakia Karina Habšudová      
  Germany Anca Barna 61 6 6
  Germany Julia Abe 77 1 2
  Germany Anca Barna 0 1  
2 Slovakia Karina Habšudová 6 6  
  Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 65 0  
2 Slovakia Karina Habšudová 77 6  

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