1999 Evert Cup - Singles
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1999 Evert Cup %E2%80%93 Singles
Singles
1999 Newsweek Champions Cup
and the Evert Cup
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upGermany Steffi Graf
Final score6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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The 1999 Evert Cup - Singles was the singles event of the eleventh edition of the tennis tournament played at Indian Wells, California, United States. It is the second WTA Tier I tournament of the year, and part of the US Spring tennis season. World No. 1 Martina Hingis was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Chanda Rubin.

Unseeded player and World No. 21 Serena Williams won in the final 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 against Steffi Graf.

Seeds

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

  1. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Quarterfinals)
  2. United States Lindsay Davenport (Second Round)
  3. United States Monica Seles (Third Round)
  4. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Quarterfinals)
  5. Germany Steffi Graf (Final)
  6. France Mary Pierce (Quarterfinals)
  7. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Third Round)
  8. France Nathalie Tauziat (Third Round)
  9. Russia Anna Kournikova (First Round)
  10. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Third Round)
  11. Belgium Dominique Van Roost (First Round)
  12. France Sandrine Testud (Semifinals)
  13. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Second Round)
  14. Spain Conchita Martínez (Second Round)
  15. Belarus Natasha Zvereva (First Round)
  16. Austria Barbara Schett (First Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 62 
  United States Chanda Rubin 6 77  
  United States Chanda Rubin 6 4 2
5 Germany Steffi Graf 2 6 6
4 Czech Republic Jana Novotná 2 0  
5 Germany Steffi Graf 6 6  
5 Germany Steffi Graf 3 6 5
  United States Serena Williams 6 3 7
12 France Sandrine Testud 6 6  
  Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 1 3  
12 France Sandrine Testud 5 0  
  United States Serena Williams 7 6  
6 France Mary Pierce 5 61 
  United States Serena Williams 7 77  

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
WC United States A Stevenson 7 6   WC United States A Stevenson 3 4  
  United States T Snyder 5 4   1 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
Q Australia A Molik 6 6   10 1 3  
  France A Fusai 2 3   Q Australia A Molik 6 1 3
  Thailand T Tanasugarn 3 4   10 Switzerland P Schnyder 3 6 6
10 Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6   1 3 62 
14 Spain C Martínez 6 4 6   United States C Rubin 6 77  
  Belgium S Appelmans 2 6 2 14 Spain C Martínez 3 4  
  United States C Rubin 6 6     United States C Rubin 6 6  
  Romania R Dragomir 4 3     United States C Rubin 6 6  
  China Li F 2 64  7 South Africa A Coetzer 4 4  
  6 77     4 78 63
7 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6677

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
WC 6 6   WC 0 3  
  Ukraine E Tatarkova 4 3   4 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
  Austria S Plischke 4 2   Q United States B Rippner 1 4  
Q United States B Rippner 6 6   Q United States B Rippner 6 6  
Q Germany B Rittner 0 6 6 Q Germany B Rittner 4 4  
11 Belgium D Van Roost 6 4 3 4 2 0  
15 Belarus N Zvereva 4 4   5 Germany S Graf 6 6  
  United States L Raymond 6 6     United States L Raymond 665  
  Japan A Sugiyama 2 6 7   Japan A Sugiyama 78 7  
  France A-G Sidot 6 2 5   0 1  
Q Russia T Panova 4 1   5 Germany S Graf 6 6  
  Czech Republic K Hrdli?ková 6 6     Czech Republic K Hrdli?ková 1 2  
5 Germany S Graf 6 6  

Bottom half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 France N Tauziat 6 636
  Spain M Serna 6 652 Q Japan M Saeki 1 77 3
Q Japan M Saeki 4 77 6 8 France N Tauziat 632  
WC 5 6 6 12 France S Testud 77 6  
  Israel A Smashnova 7 1 2 WC 630  
  Venezuela M Vento 1 1   12 France S Testud 77 6  
12 France S Testud 6 6   12 France S Testud 6 6  
9 Russia A Kournikova 636 5   1 3  
  Italy S Farina 77 1 7   Italy S Farina 2 4  
  Slovakia H Nagyová 7 7     Slovakia H Nagyová 6 6  
  United States C Morariu 5 5     6 6  
  Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6   3 United States M Seles 2 4  
  Croatia M Lu?i? 4 3     Russia E Likhovtseva 622  
3 United States M Seles 77 6  

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 France M Pierce 6 6  
  United States A Frazier 4 6 6   United States A Frazier 0 3  
Q 6 3 2 6 France M Pierce 6 6  
  South Africa M de Swardt 7 4 63  Italy R Grande 1 0  
  Italy R Grande 5 6 77   Italy R Grande 6 6  
WC United States L Osterloh 6 6   WC United States L Osterloh 4 4  
16 Austria B Schett 4 4   6 France M Pierce 5 61 
13 Romania I Spîrlea 77 77     7 77  
Q Germany A Glass 6364  13 Romania I Spîrlea 77 4 5
  Zimbabwe C Black 4 6 6   Zimbabwe C Black 646 7
  Germany A Huber 6 3 2   Zimbabwe C Black 0 5  
  United States S Williams 6 7     6 7  
Q South Africa J Steck 1 5     United States S Williams 6 6  
2 4 2  

Qualifying

Seeds

  1. Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo (Qualifier)
  2. France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret (Qualifying Competition)
  3. Germany Barbara Rittner (Qualifier)
  4. United States Kimberly Po (First Round)
  5. Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi (Qualifying Competition)
  6. Romania C?t?lina Cristea (Qualifying Competition)
  7. Germany Andrea Glass (Qualifier)
  8. United States Meghann Shaughnessy (Qualifying Competition)

Qualifiers

Qualifying draw

Key

First qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1 6 6  
  Netherlands Kristie Boogert 4 3  
1 6 6  
  Australia Nicole Pratt 4 4  
  Australia Nicole Pratt 6 6  
  Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 2 1  

Second qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
  Italy Tathiana Garbin 1 6 2
  Australia Alicia Molik 6 3 6
  Australia Alicia Molik 6 6  
8 United States Meghann Shaughnessy 4 0  
  United States Jane Chi 6 4 5
8 United States Meghann Shaughnessy 3 6 7

Third qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4 United States Kimberly Po 3 5  
  United States Brie Rippner 6 7  
  United States Brie Rippner 4 78 6
  Croatia Silvija Talaja 6 662
  Germany Elena Wagner 3 6 2
  Croatia Silvija Talaja 6 2 6

Fourth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
  Canada Maureen Drake 7 2 1
WC South Africa Jessica Steck 5 6 6
WC South Africa Jessica Steck 7 6  
5 Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 5 3  
  Poland Aleksandra Olsza 5 0  
5 Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 7 6  

Fifth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7 Germany Andrea Glass 6 6  
WC United States Brandis Braverman 3 1  
7 Germany Andrea Glass 7 7  
  Canada Jana Nejedly 5 5  
  United States Sandra Cacic 5 3  
  Canada Jana Nejedly 7 6  

Sixth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
  United States Samantha Reeves 7 6  
WC United States Sarah Taylor 5 0  
  United States Samantha Reeves 3 64 
3 Germany Barbara Rittner 6 77  
  Belgium Els Callens 2 5  
3 Germany Barbara Rittner 6 7  

Seventh Qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6 Romania C?t?lina Cristea 1 6 6
  Chinese Taipei Janet Lee 6 2 4
6 Romania C?t?lina Cristea 2 3  
  Japan Miho Saeki 6 6  
  Japan Miho Saeki 6 6  
  Bulgaria Pavlina Stoyanova 1 2  

Eighth Qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
  United States Jolene Watanabe 0 3  
  Russia Tatiana Panova 6 6  
  Russia Tatiana Panova 6 6  
2 4 3  
WC United States Katie Schlukebir 2 0  
2 6 6  

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