1999 Italian Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1999 Italian Open
ChampionSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
Runner-upFrance Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
Final score6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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The 1999 Italian Open – Doubles was the doubles event of the fifty-fifth edition of the tennis tournament played at Rome, Italy, the most prestigious tennis tournament in Southern Europe. It was the fifth WTA Tier I tournament of the year, and part of the European claycourt season. Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suárez were the defending champions, but lost to Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova in the quarterfinals.

Hingis and Kournikova won this tournament by defeating Alexandra Fusai and Nathalie Tauziat in the final.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
1 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6  
6 Romania Irina Spîrlea
Netherlands Caroline Vis
4 3  
1 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6  
2 France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
2 2  
  France Mary Pierce
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
2 1  
2 France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
6 6  

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
6 6  
  United States D Graham
Argentina L Montalvo
6 6     United States D Graham
Argentina L Montalvo
0 0  
  Canada M Drake
Italy L Golarsa
2 1   1 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
3 6 6
  Romania R Dragomir
Czech Republic K Hrdličková
6 6   8 Spain V Ruano Pascual
Argentina P Suárez
6 1 3
  Italy T Garbin
Italy R Grande
4 2     Romania R Dragomir
Czech Republic K Hrdličková
2 4  
  Spain E Bes-Ostariz
Germany K Freye
2 5   8 Spain V Ruano Pascual
Argentina P Suárez
6 6  
8 Spain V Ruano Pascual
Argentina P Suárez
6 7   1 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
6 6  
6 Romania I Spîrlea
Netherlands C Vis
4 3  
4 South Africa M de Swardt
Ukraine E Tatarkova
6 6  
Q Paraguay L Schaerer
Spain M Serna
6 3 4   Netherlands S Noorlander
Greece C Papadáki
1 2  
  Netherlands S Noorlander
Greece C Papadáki
1 6 6 4 South Africa M de Swardt
Ukraine E Tatarkova
6 66 4
WC Italy F Perfetti
Italy F Schiavone
2 1   6 Romania I Spîrlea
Netherlands C Vis
2 78 6
  South Africa A Coetzer
France A Mauresmo
6 6     South Africa A Coetzer
France A Mauresmo
1 6 4
WC Italy Ad Serra Zanetti
Italy An Serra Zanetti
4 1   6 Romania I Spîrlea
Netherlands C Vis
6 4 6
6 Romania I Spîrlea
Netherlands C Vis
6 6  

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Latvia L Neiland
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
  United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
2 3   5 Latvia L Neiland
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
2 0  
  France M Pierce
Belarus N Zvereva
6 6     France M Pierce
Belarus N Zvereva
6 6  
  Belgium S Appelmans
South Africa M Oremans
0 2     France M Pierce
Belarus N Zvereva
6 77  
  France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
5 7 6   France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
3 63  
  Argentina F Labat
Belgium D Van Roost
7 5 0   France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
6 6  
3 Russia E Likhovtseva
Japan A Sugiyama
2 3  
  France M Pierce
Belarus N Zvereva
2 1  
7 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
4 6 6 2 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
6 6  
  Zimbabwe C Black
France A-G Sidot
6 3 1 7 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
6 4 2
  Canada S Jeyaseelan
United States C Morariu
77 6     Canada S Jeyaseelan
United States C Morariu
0 6 6
  Brazil V Menga
United States M Saeki
65 4     Canada S Jeyaseelan
United States C Morariu
5 4  
LL Germany J Kandarr
United States S Reeves
4 77 7 2 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
7 6  
  South Africa L Horn
Czech Republic E Melicharová
6 62 5 LL Germany J Kandarr
United States S Reeves
1 1  
2 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
6 6  

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Germany Jana Kandarr / United States Samantha Reeves (Second Round, Lucky Losers)
  2. France Nathalie Dechy / Russia Nadia Petrova (Second Round)

Qualifiers[edit]

  1. Paraguay Larissa Schaerer / Spain Magüi Serna

Lucky losers[edit]

  1. Germany Jana Kandarr / United States Samantha Reeves

Qualifying draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
         
1 Germany Jana Kandarr
United States Samantha Reeves
 
  Bye  
1 Germany Jana Kandarr
United States Samantha Reeves
8
  Italy Flavia Pennetta
Italy Roberta Vinci
9
  Italy Flavia Pennetta
Italy Roberta Vinci
8
  Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi
Venezuela María Vento
4
  Italy Flavia Pennetta
Italy Roberta Vinci
6
  Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
Spain Magüi Serna
8
  Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
Spain Magüi Serna
8
  United States Jill Craybas
Luxembourg Anne Kremer
5
  Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
Spain Magüi Serna
8
2 France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Nadia Petrova
5
  Bye  
2 France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Nadia Petrova
 

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