1999 Swisscom Challenge – Singles

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Singles
1999 Swisscom Challenge
Champions United States Venus Williams
Runners-up Switzerland Martina Hingis
Final score 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 1999 Swisscom Challenge – Singles was the singles event of the sixteenth edition of the Swisscom Challenge; a WTA Tier I tournament and the most prestigious tournament held in Switzerland. Lindsay Davenport was the two-time defending champion, but she did not compete this year.

Venus Williams won in the final 6–3, 6–4 against home player and World No. 1 Martina Hingis.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Final)
  2. United States Venus Williams (Champion)
  3. France Mary Pierce (Semifinals)
  4. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Quarterfinals)
  5. Austria Barbara Schett (Second Round)
  6. France Julie Halard-Decugis (Quarterfinals)
  7. Belgium Dominique Van Roost (Quarterfinals)
  8. France Nathalie Tauziat (Semifinals)

Qualifying Draw[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 4 6
8 France Nathalie Tauziat 3 6 3
1 Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 4  
2 United States Venus Williams 6 6  
3 France Mary Pierce 4 4  
2 United States Venus Williams 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Switzerland M Hingis 77 6  
  Russia E Likhovtseva 3 5   Q Russia T Panova 64 2  
Q Russia T Panova 6 7   1 Switzerland M Hingis 7 6  
Q United States C Morariu 6 6   Q United States C Morariu 5 2  
Q Russia E Dementieva 2 2   Q United States C Morariu 78 0 6
WC United States L Raymond 3 4   5 Austria B Schett 66 6 4
5 Austria B Schett 6 6   1 Switzerland M Hingis 6 4 6
8 France N Tauziat 3 6 3
4 South Africa A Coetzer 1 6 6
  United States A Frazier 6 1 4   Switzerland P Schnyder 6 3 2
  Switzerland P Schnyder 4 6 6 4 South Africa A Coetzer 3 6 2
Q Spain M Serna 2 6 7 8 France N Tauziat 6 3 6
  Romania R Dragomir 6 3 5 Q Spain M Serna 3 65  
  France S Testud 5 3   8 France N Tauziat 6 77  
8 France N Tauziat 7 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
7 Belgium D Van Roost 3 6 6
  Japan A Sugiyama 6 4 2 7 Belgium D Van Roost 6 6  
  Italy S Farina Elia 6 6     Italy S Farina Elia 2 2  
WC Netherlands M Oremans 4 3   7 Belgium D Van Roost 2 4  
  France N Dechy 5 4   3 France M Pierce 6 6  
  United States C Rubin 7 6     United States C Rubin 1 2  
3 France M Pierce 6 6  
3 France M Pierce 4 4  
6 France J Halard-Decugis 77 4 7 2 United States V Williams 6 6  
WC United States J Capriati 65 6 5 6 France J Halard-Decugis 6 6  
  Germany A Huber 6 6     Germany A Huber 2 4  
  Belarus N Zvereva 2 2   6 France J Halard-Decugis 6 4 3
  Romania I Spîrlea 6 7   2 United States V Williams 1 6 6
LL Slovakia H Nagyová 2 5     Romania I Spîrlea 3 2  
2 United States V Williams 6 6  

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  2. Spain Magüi Serna (Qualifier)
  3. United States Corina Morariu (Qualifier)
  4. Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo (Second Round)
  5. Slovakia Karina Habšudová (Second Round)
  6. Canada Maureen Drake (Second Round)
  7. Russia Tatiana Panova (Qualifier)
  8. United States Tara Snyder (Qualifying Competition)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky Loser[edit]

  1. Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová

Qualifying Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
1 Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 5 7 6
  Poland Anna Żarska 3 2     Czech Republic Sandra Kleinová 7 5 1
  Czech Republic Sandra Kleinová 6 6   1 Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 3 65  
  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 77     Russia Elena Dementieva 6 77  
  Belarus Olga Barabanschikova 2 64     Russia Elena Dementieva 6 6  
5 Slovakia Karina Habšudová 2 3  

Second Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
4 Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo 3 79 2
  Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 6 6     Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 6 67 6
  Germany Angelika Bachmann 0 1     Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 5 6 1
  Czech Republic Zuzana Ondrášková w/o     7 Russia Tatiana Panova 7 4 6
  Germany Jana Kandarr         Czech Republic Zuzana Ondrášková 1 2  
7 Russia Tatiana Panova 6 6  

Third Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
6 Canada Maureen Drake 1 3  
  Russia Nadia Petrova 6 6     Russia Nadia Petrova 6 6  
  United States Lilia Osterloh 1 3     Russia Nadia Petrova 64 6 67
  Germany Camilla Kremer 6 6   3 United States Corina Morariu 77 1 79
  Germany Sabine Lohmann 3 2     Germany Camilla Kremer 1 2  
3 United States Corina Morariu 6 6  

Fourth Qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
8 United States Tara Snyder 4 6 6
  Germany Miriam Schnitzer 6 3 4 8 United States Tara Snyder 6 6  
  Croatia Jelena Kostanić 6 65 6   Croatia Jelena Kostanić 4 4  
  Czech Republic Adriana Gerši 1 77 4 8 United States Tara Snyder 3 6 3
  Switzerland Miroslava Vavrinec 6 6   2 Spain Magüi Serna 6 0 6
  Germany Stephanie Gehrlein 0 1     Switzerland Miroslava Vavrinec 3 5  
2 Spain Magüi Serna 6 7  

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