1999 Great American Insurance ATP Championships

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1999 Great American Insurance ATP Championships
Date August 9 – August 16
Edition 98th
Category ATP Super 9
Draw 642/32D
Prize money $2,200,000
Surface Clay
Location Cincinnati, USA
Champions
Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Zimbabwe Byron Black

The 1999 Cincinnati Open, known by the corporate title of the Great American Insurance ATP Championship was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor Clay courts. It was the 98th edition of the tournament previously known as the Thriftway ATP Championships, and was part of the ATP Super 9 of the 1999 ATP Tour. It took place in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, from August 9 through August 16, 1999. The singles title was won by first-seeded Pete Sampras.[1]

The tournament had previously appeared on the Tier III of the WTA Tour but no event was held from 1989 to 2003.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Australia Patrick Rafter, 7–6(9–7), 6–3

  • It was Pete Sampras' 4th title of the year and his 60th overall. It was his 1st Masters title of the year and his 10th overall. It was his 2nd title at the event after winning in 1992 and 1997.

Doubles[edit]

Sweden Jonas Björkman / Zimbabwe Byron Black defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde 6–3, 7–6(8–6)

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2000). ITF World of Tennis 2000. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 163,164. ISBN 9780002189460. 

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