1999 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts – Singles

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Singles
1999 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts
Champion Switzerland Patty Schnyder
Runner-up France Mary Pierce
Final score 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 1999 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts – Singles was the singles event of the third edition of the Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts; a WTA Tier III tournament held in the Gold Coast. Ai Sugiyama was the defending champion but lost in the semifinals to Patty Schnyder.

Schnyder won in the final 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2 against Mary Pierce.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. France Mary Pierce (Final)
  2. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Champion)
  3. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Semifinals)
  4. Japan Ai Sugiyama (Semifinals)
  5. Germany Anke Huber (Quarterfinals)
  6. Spain Magüi Serna (Quarterfinals)
  7. Russia Elena Likhovtseva (Second Round)
  8. Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 France Mary Pierce 4 6 6
3 Romania Irina Spîrlea 6 4 1
1 France Mary Pierce 6 65 2
2 Switzerland Patty Schnyder 4 77 6
4 Japan Ai Sugiyama 0 6 4
2 Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6 1 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 France M Pierce 6 6  
Q Argentina I Gorrochategui 7 6   Q Argentina I Gorrochategui 2 2  
  Italy T Garbin 5 2   1 France M Pierce 6 6  
  Russia T Panova 1 6 2   France N Dechy 4 3  
  France N Dechy 6 2 6   France N Dechy 6 3 7
WC Australia N Pratt 2 1   7 Russia E Likhovtseva 4 6 5
7 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6   1 France M Pierce 4 6 6
3 Romania I Spîrlea 77 6   3 Romania I Spîrlea 6 4 1
Q Australia R McQuillan 62 3   3 Romania I Spîrlea 6 6  
  Latvia L Neiland 0 3     Israel A Smashnova 4 1  
  Israel A Smashnova 6 6   3 Romania I Spîrlea 6 4 6
  France A-G Sidot 3 6 6 5 Germany A Huber 4 6 1
Q Australia A Ellwood 6 4 1   France A-G Sidot 3 6 5
  South Africa M de Swardt 3 2   5 Germany A Huber 6 4 7
5 Germany A Huber 6 6  

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
8 Slovakia H Nagyová 6 62 1
  Czech Republic K Hrdličková 3 77 6   Czech Republic K Hrdličková 2 1  
Q Belgium L Courtois 2 4   LL United States B Rippner 6 6  
LL United States B Rippner 6 6   LL United States B Rippner 3 3  
WC Australia A Molik 3 2   4 Japan A Sugiyama 6 6  
  France S Pitkowski 6 6     France S Pitkowski 4 5  
  United States C Morariu 2 78 3 4 Japan A Sugiyama 6 7  
4 Japan A Sugiyama 6 66 6 4 Japan A Sugiyama 0 6 4
6 Spain M Serna 6 3 6 2 Switzerland P Schnyder 6 1 6
  Belgium S Appelmans 2 6 3 6 Spain M Serna 6 6  
  Romania R Dragomir 6 6     Romania R Dragomir 3 4  
  Ukraine E Tatarkova 1 3   6 Spain M Serna 0 6 4
  Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 6 77   2 Switzerland P Schnyder 6 1 6
  Austria S Plischke 4 62     Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 3 4  
2 Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6  

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva (Second Round)
  2. Spain Cristina Torrens Valero (Second Round)
  3. United States Brie Rippner (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  4. Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan (First Round)
  5. United States Samantha Reeves (First Round)
  6. Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis (Second Round)
  7. Japan Nana Miyagi (Second Round)
  8. Belgium Laurence Courtois (Qualifier)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky losers[edit]

  1. United States Brie Rippner

Qualifying draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
1 Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 6 6  
  Japan Rika Hiraki 4 4  
1 Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 2 0  
  Austria Patricia Wartusch 6 6  
  Austria Patricia Wartusch 4 6 6
WC Australia Evie Dominikovic 6 3 1
  Austria Patricia Wartusch 3 1  
  Australia Rachel McQuillan 6 6  
  Australia Cindy Watson 5 3  
  Australia Rachel McQuillan 7 6  
  Australia Rachel McQuillan 6 6  
  Poland Aleksandra Olsza 4 3  
  Poland Aleksandra Olsza 6 6  
5 United States Samantha Reeves 4 2  

Second qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
4 Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan 65 4  
  United States Mashona Washington 77 6  
  United States Mashona Washington 3 3  
  Canada Maureen Drake 6 6  
  Canada Maureen Drake 6 6  
  Germany Christina Singer 3 1  
  Canada Maureen Drake 4 5  
8 Belgium Laurence Courtois 6 7  
  Australia Amanda Grahame 64 7 4
  South Africa Liezel Horn 77 5 6
  South Africa Liezel Horn 6 2 3
8 Belgium Laurence Courtois 4 6 6
  Slovakia Janette Husárová 3 3  
8 Belgium Laurence Courtois 6 6  

Third qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
6 Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis 6 6  
WC Australia Bryanne Stewart 3 1  
6 Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis 4 2  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 6 6  
  Australia Trudi Musgrave 3 1  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 6 6  
  Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 6 4 6
3 United States Brie Rippner 4 6 3
  United States Alexandra Stevenson 6 6  
  United States Erika de Lone 3 2  
  United States Alexandra Stevenson 5 2  
3 United States Brie Rippner 7 6  
  India Nirupama Vaidyanathan 5 4  
3 United States Brie Rippner 7 6  

Fourth qualifier[edit]

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                             
7 Japan Nana Miyagi 4 6 77
WC Australia Lisa McShea 6 3 64
7 Japan Nana Miyagi 3 4  
  Australia Kerry-Anne Guse 6 6  
  France Laurence Andretto 2 3  
  Australia Kerry-Anne Guse 6 6  
  Australia Kerry-Anne Guse 6 3 0
  Australia Annabel Ellwood 1 6 6
  Australia Annabel Ellwood 6 5 7
  Italy Francesca Lubiani 2 7 5
  Australia Annabel Ellwood 0 77 7
2 Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 6 62 5
  Australia Catherine Barclay 1 63  
2 Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 6 77  

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