1999 Japan Open Tennis Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1999 Japan Open Tennis Championships
ChampionGermany Nicolas Kiefer[1]
Runner-upSouth Africa Wayne Ferreira
Final score7–6(7–5), 7–5
Details
Draw56 (7Q)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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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. The tournament was held from April 12 through April 18, 1999.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Quarterfinals)
  2. Unknown (withdrew)
  3. Sweden Nicolas Kiefer (Quarterfinals)
  4. Sweden Wayne Ferreira (Semifinals)
  5. Germany Nicolas Kiefer (Champion)
  6. Zimbabwe Byron Black (Second Round)
  7. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Final)
  8. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Semifinals)
  9. United States Michael Chang (Second Round)
  10. Czech Republic Daniel Vacek (Second Round)
  11. Australia Mark Woodforde (First Round)
  12. Netherlands Sjeng Schalken (Third Round)
  13. Slovakia Ján Krošlák (First Round)
  14. Italy Gianluca Pozzi (Third Round)
  15. Germany Rainer Schüttler (First Round)
  16. Germany David Prinosil (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final[1]
          
8 Sweden Jonas Björkman 6 1 4
5 Germany Nicolas Kiefer 4 6 6
5 Germany Nicolas Kiefer 7 7
7 South Africa Wayne Ferreira 6 5
4 Sweden Thomas Johansson 3 2
7 South Africa Wayne Ferreira 6 6

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Netherlands R Krajicek 3 1
Netherlands J van Lottum 6 6 Netherlands J van Lottum 1 0r
France N Escudé 2 4 1 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6
Philippines C Mamiit 7 6 16 Germany D Prinosil 4 4
United States B MacPhie 6 2 Philippines C Mamiit 2 3
16 Germany D Prinosil 6 6 16 Germany D Prinosil 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 1 3 1 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 5 1
9 United States M Chang 7 6 7 8 Sweden J Björkman 3 7 6
Australia M Hill 6 7 6 9 United States M Chang 3 4
Germany J Knippschild 6 7 Germany J Knippschild 6 6
New Zealand B Steven 2 5 Germany J Knippschild 7 4 4
Italy L Tieleman 6 7 8 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
Germany M Kohlmann 3 6 Italy L Tieleman 3 3
8 Sweden J Björkman 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Sweden T Enqvist 7 6
Czech Republic R Štěpánek 7 6 Czech Republic R Štěpánek 6 4
United States J Tarango 5 4 3 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6
Canada D Nestor 4 6 6 Canada D Nestor 2 2
Germany C Vinck 6 3 3 Canada D Nestor 6 6
Sweden M Tillström 7 6 Sweden M Tillström 2 2
13 Slovakia J Krošlák 6 4 3 Sweden T Enqvist 7 5 4
United States M Sell 7 2 6 5 Germany N Kiefer 6 7 6
11 Australia M Woodforde 6 6 3 United States M Sell 6 6 6
Japan G Motomura 6 6 Japan G Motomura 7 ;4 3
Japan S Iwabuchi 2 4 United States M Sell 6 3 2
Thailand P Srichaphan 6 7 5 Germany N Kiefer 3 6 6
Italy V Santopadre 3 6 Thailand P Srichaphan 2 3
5 Germany N Kiefer 6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Zimbabwe B Black 3 5
Canada S Lareau 6 6 6 Canada S Lareau 6 7
Japan T Suzuki 7 3 2 Canada S Lareau 2 7 7
Germany O Gross 6 6 12 Netherlands S Schalken 6 6 6
Japan Y Yamamoto 4 4 Germany O Gross 4 2
12 Netherlands S Schalken 6 6 12 Netherlands S Schalken 6 6
Zimbabwe W Black 4 1 Canada S Lareau 1 4
14 Italy G Pozzi 6 6 4 Sweden T Johansson 6 6
Netherlands R Wassen 2 3 14 Italy G Pozzi 6 4 6
United States P Goldstein 7 6 United States P Goldstein 4 6 4
Germany H Dreekmann 5 4 14 Italy G Pozzi 4 6 4
Japan H Kaneko 6 6 4 Sweden T Johansson 6 3 6
The Bahamas M Knowles 3 4 Japan H Kaneko 3 3
4 Sweden T Johansson 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 South Africa W Ferreira 7 6
Netherlands D van Scheppingen 6 6 Netherlands D van Scheppingen 6 3
Bulgaria O Stanoytchev 2 1 7 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6
Germany L Burgsmüller 6 3 6 Germany L Burgsmüller 3 4
Netherlands P Wessels 3 6 2 Germany L Burgsmüller 6 7
10 Czech Republic D Vacek 6 6 10 Czech Republic D Vacek 2 5
United States G Grant 1 1 7 South Africa W Ferreira 3 6 6
Denmark K Carlsen 6 6 Denmark K Carlsen 6 2 3
15 Germany R Schüttler 2 4 Denmark K Carlsen 6 6
Australia W Arthurs 6 6 Australia W Arthurs 4 2
Argentina M Rodríguez 4 3 Denmark K Carlsen 7 6
Germany B Karbacher 6 7 Germany B Karbacher 5 2
United States S Campbell 2 6 Germany B Karbacher 7 6
United States D DiLucia 6 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1999 Tokyo Outdoor". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 January 2015.