1999 Japan Open Tennis Championships

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1999 Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date April 12 – April 18
Edition 26th
Category Championship Series
Tier III
Surface Hard / Outdoor
Location Tokyo, Japan
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Nicolas Kiefer[1]
Women's Singles
United States Amy Frazier[2]
Men's Doubles
United States Jeff Tarango / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek[1]
Women's Doubles
United States Corina Morariu / United States Kimberly Po[2]
← 1998 · Japan Open Tennis Championships · 2000 →

The 1999 Japan Open Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan that was part of the International Series Gold of the 1999 ATP Tour and of Tier III of the 1999 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from April 12 through April 18, 1999.

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 JPN Ai Sugiyama 27 1
 USA Amy Frazier 35 2
 USA Corina Morariu 36 3
 USA Kimberly Po 58 4
 PUR Kristina Brandi 65 5
 USA Meghann Shaughnessy 68 6
 USA Jane Chi 75 7
 TPE Wang Shi-ting 77 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 as lucky losers:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Nicolas Kiefer def. South Africa Wayne Ferreira, 7–6(7–5), 7–5.[1]

  • It was Kiefer's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Amy Frazier def. Japan Ai Sugiyama, 6–2, 6–2.[2]

  • It was Frazier's 1st title of the year and the 9th of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Jeff Tarango / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek def. Zimbabwe Wayne Black / United States Brian MacPhie, 4–3, retired.[1]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Corina Morariu / United States Kimberly Po def. Australia Catherine Barclay / Australia Kerry-Anne Guse, 6–3, 6–2.[2]

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