1999 French Open

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1999 French Open
Roland-garros-1999.jpg
Date 24 May - 6 June
Edition 98th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Piet Norval / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Boys' Singles
Argentina Guillermo Coria
Girls' Singles
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Boys' Doubles
Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze / Croatia Lovro Zovko
Girls' Doubles
Italy Flavia Pennetta / Italy Roberta Vinci

The 1999 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 24 May until 6 June. It was the 98th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1999.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Andre Agassi[1] defeated Ukraine Andrei Medvedev, 1–6, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4

• It was Agassi's 4th career Grand Slam singles title and his 1st and only title at the French Open.

Women's singles[edit]

Germany Steffi Graf defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 4–6, 7–5, 6–2

• It was Graf's 22nd and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 6th title at the French Open.

Men's doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes defeated Croatia Goran Ivanišević / United States Jeff Tarango, 6–2, 7–5

• It was Bhupathi's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Paes' 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova, 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 8–6

• It was S. Williams' 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was V. Williams' 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.

Mixed doubles[edit]

Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / South Africa Piet Norval defeated Latvia Larisa Neiland / United States Rick Leach, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

• It was Srebotnik's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
• It was Norval's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

Argentina Guillermo Coria[2] def. Argentina David Nalbandian, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' singles[edit]

Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino defeated France Stéphanie Foretz, 6–4, 6–4

Boys' doubles[edit]

Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze / Croatia Lovro Zovko defeated Denmark Kristian Pless / Belgium Olivier Rochus, 6–1, 7–6

Girls' doubles[edit]

Italy Flavia Pennetta / Italy Roberta Vinci defeated Germany Mia Buric / Belgium Kim Clijsters, 7–5, 5–7, 6–4

Singles players[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Agassi became only the fifth male player in history to complete a Career Slam, and the first to ever win all four Grand Slam tournaments on different surfaces.
  2. ^ Coria reached the 2004 Men's Singles final, but lost to Gastón Gaudio.

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Preceded by
1999 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1999 Wimbledon Championships