1999 Monte Carlo Open – Singles

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Singles
1999 Monte Carlo Open
Champion Brazil Gustavo Kuerten[1]
Runner-up Chile Marcelo Ríos
Final score 6–4, 2–1, retired
Events
Singles Doubles

Carlos Moyá was the defending champion but he lost in the quarter-finals to Jérôme Golmard.

Gustavo Kuerten was leading in the final 6–4, 2–1 in the final against Marcelo Ríos when Rios had to retire injured.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. Spain Carlos Moyà (Quarterfinals)
  2. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second Round)
  3. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Second Round)
  4. n/a
  5. Australia Mark Philippoussis (Quarterfinals)
  6. Slovakia Karol Kučera (Second Round)
  7. United States Andre Agassi (withdrew)
  8. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (Second Round)
  9. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Final, retired)
  10. Spain Álbert Costa (Quarterfinals)
  11. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (First Round)
  12. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Second Round)
  13. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (Champion)
  14. Germany Tommy Haas (Second Round)
  15. Spain Félix Mantilla (Semifinals)
  16. Sweden Thomas Johansson (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final[1]
                             
     France Jérôme Golmard 4 6 2  
9  Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 3 6  
  9  Chile Marcelo Ríos 4 1r    
  13  Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 6 2      
13  Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 3 6 6
  15  Spain Félix Mantilla 6 3 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Spain C Moyà 3 6 6  
   Czech Republic S Doseděl 2 1       LL  Romania D Pescariu 6 3 4  
LL  Romania D Pescariu 6 6         1  Spain C Moyà 6 6    
SE  Morocco K Alami 6 6         SE  Morocco K Alami 4 1    
LL  Netherlands S Schalken 2 3       SE  Morocco K Alami 6 6  
   Austria T Muster 6 6          Austria T Muster 3 3    
16  Sweden T Johansson 3 4         1  Spain C Moyà 77 3 0
   France C Pioline 4 7 4          France J Golmard 65 6 6
WC  Germany B Becker 6 5 6     WC  Germany B Becker        
   France J Golmard 6 6          France J Golmard w/o      
   Italy D Sanguinetti 1 2            France J Golmard 6 6  
WC  France A di Pasquale 77 5 6       WC  France A di Pasquale 1 4    
   Spain A Berasategui 64 7 4     WC  France A di Pasquale 6 77  
    LL  Italy V Santopadre 3 64    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  Australia M Philippoussis 77 6    
   Sweden J Björkman 65 6 4        Paraguay R Delgado 64 4    
   Paraguay R Delgado 77 0 6       5  Australia M Philippoussis 4 77 6  
Q  Argentina S Prieto 0 4         WC  France S Grosjean 6 65 2  
WC  France S Grosjean 6 6       WC  France S Grosjean 7 6  
   Russia M Safin 4 2       14  Germany T Haas 5 2    
14  Germany T Haas 6 6         5  Australia M Philippoussis 2 77 4
11  Croatia G Ivanišević 1 4         9  Chile M Ríos 6 62 6
   Morocco H Arazi 6 6          Morocco H Arazi 6 6    
Q  France A Clément 4 2          Argentina M Puerta 1 4    
   Argentina M Puerta 6 6            Morocco H Arazi 3 3  
   Romania A Pavel 6 7         9  Chile M Ríos 6 6    
   Morocco Y El Aynaoui 4 5          Romania A Pavel 6 4 66
    9  Chile M Ríos 0 6 78  
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    6  Slovakia K Kučera 4 3    
WC  Switzerland R Federer 63 0          United States V Spadea 6 6    
   United States V Spadea 77 6            United States V Spadea 6 2 6  
   Spain F Clavet 6 6            Spain F Clavet 3 6 3  
   Czech Republic D Vacek 1 0          Spain F Clavet 6 6  
   Slovakia D Hrbatý 5 77 2     12  Sweden T Enqvist 2 0    
12  Sweden T Enqvist 7 64 6          United States V Spadea 3 3  
13  Brazil G Kuerten 6 6         13  Brazil G Kuerten 6 6  
Q  Brazil M Carlsson 1 3       13  Brazil G Kuerten 65 6 6  
   Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6          Czech Republic B Ulihrach 77 2 4  
   Spain F Vicente 2 2         13  Brazil G Kuerten 6 77  
   Brazil F Meligeni 6 5 6          Brazil F Meligeni 2 62    
   Australia A Ilie 4 7 2        Brazil F Meligeni 65 6 7
    3  United Kingdom T Henman 77 4 5  
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    8  United Kingdom G Rusedski 2 2    
Q  Czech Republic J Novák 6 7       Q  Czech Republic J Novák 6 6    
   Switzerland M Rosset 3 5         Q  Czech Republic J Novák 6 2 4  
Q  Netherlands J van Lottum 5 6 6       10  Spain Á Costa 4 6 6  
   Netherlands J Siemerink 7 1 4     Q  Netherlands J van Lottum 2 3  
   Argentina M Zabaleta 3 4       10  Spain Á Costa 6 6    
10  Spain Á Costa 6 6         10  Spain Á Costa 4 77 64
15  Spain F Mantilla 6 6         15  Spain F Mantilla 6 62 77
Q  Argentina F Squillari 2 4       15  Spain F Mantilla 7 77    
   Italy A Gaudenzi 1 61          Ecuador N Lapentti 5 64    
   Ecuador N Lapentti 6 77         15  Spain F Mantilla 6 6  
Q  Croatia I Ljubičić 5 6 6       Q  Croatia I Ljubičić 2 2    
WC  Ukraine A Medvedev 7 0 1     Q  Croatia I Ljubičić 6 6  
    2  Russia Y Kafelnikov 1 2    
 

References[edit]