1999 Swisscom Challenge

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1999 Swisscom Challenge
Date October 11 – October 17
Edition 16th
Category Tier I
Surface Hard / Indoor
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Venue Hallenstadion
Champions
Singles
United States Venus Williams
Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
← 1998 · Swisscom Challenge · 2000 →

The 1999 Swisscom Challenge was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland that was part of Tier I of the 1999 WTA Tour. It was the 16th edition of the tournament and was held from October 11 through October 17, 1999.

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
  SUI Martina Hingis 1 1
 USA Venus Williams 3 2
 FRA Mary Pierce 6 3
 RSA Amanda Coetzer 8 4
 AUT Barbara Schett 7 5
 FRA Julie Halard-Decugis 9 6
 BEL Dominique Van Roost 12 7
 FRA Nathalie Tauziat 10 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 qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Venus Williams defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Williams' 6th title of the year and the 9th of her career.


Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs defeated France Nathalie Tauziat / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Raymond's 3rd title of the year and the 12th of her career. It was also Stubbs' 3rd title of the year, but the 17th of her career.