1998 Wimbledon Championships
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1998 Wimbledon Championships

The 1998 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 112th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and was held from 22 June to 5 July 1998.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1998 championships was £7,207,590. The winner of the men's title earned £435,000 while the women's singles champion earned £391,500.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £435,000
Women's Singles £391,500
Men's Doubles * £178,220 N/A
£154,160 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £75,700 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

United States Pete Sampras defeated Croatia Goran Ivani?evi?, 6-7(2-7), 7-6(11-9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 [5]

  • It was Sampras' 11th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th at Wimbledon.

Women's Singles

Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated France Nathalie Tauziat, 6-4, 7-6(7-2)[6]

  • It was Novotná's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles

Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-3), 5-7, 10-8 [7]

  • It was Eltingh's 6th and last career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon. It was Haarhuis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only at Wimbledon.

Women's Doubles

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / Belarus Natasha Zvereva, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6 [8]

  • It was Hingis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 2nd at Wimbledon. It was Novotná's 11th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 4th and last at Wimbledon.

Mixed Doubles

Belarus Max Mirnyi / United States Serena Williams defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / Croatia Mirjana Lu?i?, 6-4, 6-4 [9]

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title. It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze, 6-4, 6-4 [10]

Girls' Singles

Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik defeated Belgium Kim Clijsters, 7-6(7-3), 6-3 [11]

Boys' Doubles

Switzerland Roger Federer / Belgium Olivier Rochus defeated France Michaël Llodra / Israel Andy Ram, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 [12]

Girls' Doubles

Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostani? defeated Slovenia Petra Rampre / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova, 6-2, 7-6(7-5)[13]

Singles seeds

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327-334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon - Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Preceded by
1998 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 U.S. Open

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