1999 IGA SuperThrift Tennis Classic

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1999 IGA SuperThrift Tennis Classic
Date February 22–28
Edition 14th
Category Tier III
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $180,000
Surface Hard / indoor
Location Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United States Venus Williams
Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
← 1998 · IGA SuperThrift Tennis Classic · 2000 →

The 1999 IGA SuperThrift Tennis Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at The Greens Country Club in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the United States that was part of Tier III of the 1999 WTA Tour. It was the 14th edition of the tournament and was held from February 22 through February 28, 1999. First-seeded Venus Williams won her second consecutive singles title at the event and earned $27,000 first-prize money.[1][2] On the same day her sister Serena won the Open Gaz de France tournament, making them the first sisters to win WTA events in the same week.[3][4][5]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Venus Williams defeated South Africa Amanda Coetzer, 6–4, 6–0

  • It was Williams' 2nd singles title of the year and the 4th of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs defeated South Africa Amanda Coetzer / South Africa Jessica Steck, 6–3, 6–4

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 USA Venus Williams 5 1
 RUS Anna Kournikova 13 2
 RSA Amanda Coetzer 10 3
 USA Lisa Raymond 27 4
 USA Chanda Rubin 28 5
 USA Amy Frazier 32 6
 RSA Mariaan de Swardt 33 7
 USA Tara Snyder 36 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:

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2000). International Tennis Federation World of Tennis 2000. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 185, 199. ISBN 9780002189460. 
  2. ^ "Williams defends IGA Superthrift title". UPI. February 22, 1999. 
  3. ^ "Tennis History". Jet. Vol. 95 no. 15. March 15, 1999. p. 51. 
  4. ^ "Williams sisters notch victories continents apart". The Los Angeles Times. March 1, 1999. 
  5. ^ Owen Canfield (March 1, 1999). "Williams sisters win titles on same day". Deseret News. 

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