1998 French Open
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1998 French Open

The 1998 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 25 May until 7 June. It was the 102nd staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1998.

Seniors

Men's singles

Spain Carlos Moyá defeated Spain Àlex Corretja, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3

o It was Moyá's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated United States Monica Seles, 7-6(7-5), 0-6, 6-2

o It was Sánchez's 4th and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd title at the French Open.

Men's doubles

Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

o It was Eltingh's 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd and last title at the French Open.
o It was Haarhuis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd title at the French Open.

Women's doubles

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natalia Zvereva, 6-1, 7-6(7-4)

o It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
o It was Novotná's 10th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 3rd and last title at the French Open.

Mixed doubles

United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob defeated United States Serena Williams / Argentina Luis Lobo, 6-4, 6-4

o It was Williams' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.
o It was Gimelstob's 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors

Boys' singles

Chile Fernando González defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero,[1] 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Girls' singles

Russia Nadia Petrova defeated Australia Jelena Doki?, 6-3, 6-3

Boys' doubles

Venezuela José de Armas / Chile Fernando González defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero / Spain Feliciano López,[2] 6-7, 7-5, 6-3

Girls' doubles

Belgium Kim Clijsters / Australia Jelena Doki? defeated Russia Elena Dementieva / Russia Nadia Petrova, 6-4, 7-6

Notes

  1. ^ Ferrero won the 2003 men's singles crown, and reached the 2002 final.
  2. ^ López won the 2016 men's doubles title.

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Preceded by
1998 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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