1999 French Open - Women's Doubles
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1999 French Open %E2%80%93 Women's Doubles
Women's Doubles
1999 French Open
ChampionsUnited States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
Runners-upSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
Final score6-3, 6-7(2-7), 8-6
Details
Draw64 (3WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends -45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
← 1998 · French Open · 2000 →

Martina Hingis and Jana Novotná were the defending champions, but they did not compete together this year. Novotná instead partnered with Natasha Zvereva as the first seed, whereas Hingis partnered with Anna Kournikova as the second seed. Novotná and Zvereva retired in their quarterfinal match against Lindsay Davenport and Mary Pierce, but Hingis and Kournikova reached the final where they lost to American sisters Serena and Venus Williams, 6-3, 6-7(2-7), 8-6. This was the first Grand Slam for the Williams sisters and would be their first step towards completing a Career Golden Slam in doubles.

Seeds

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
3 r  
12 2    
12 4 1  
9 United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
6 6  
9 United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
6 7  
  Belgium Els Callens
Italy Rita Grande
0 5  
9 6 628
2 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
3 77 6
5 Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6 4 9
4 France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
2 6 11
4 France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
3 6 4
2 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6 3 6
7 2 3  
2 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Belarus N Zvereva
5    
  4 r   1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Belarus N Zvereva
3 6 6
WC France S Foretz
France S Schoeffel
3 3     United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 1 4
  United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 6   1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Belarus N Zvereva
6 6  
  Romania C Cristea
Romania R Dragomir
7 6   13 Austria B Schett
Switzerland P Schnyder
2 2  
  Russia E Kulikovskaya
Ukraine O Lugina
5 3     Romania C Cristea
Romania R Dragomir
4 2  
  South Africa E De Villiers
Japan R Hiraki
610   13 Austria B Schett
Switzerland P Schnyder
6 6  
13 Austria B Schett
Switzerland P Schnyder
77 6   1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Belarus N Zvereva
3 r  
12 United States L Davenport
France M Pierce
6 666 12 2    
  United States K Adams
United States C Rubin
3 78 2 12 United States L Davenport
France M Pierce
5 6 6
  United States E deLone
Australia N Pratt
6 6     United States E deLone
Australia N Pratt
7 0 3
  South Korea Kim E-h
Thailand T Tanasugarn
0 2   12 United States L Davenport
France M Pierce
6 6  
  Chinese Taipei J Lee
Chinese Taipei Wang S-t
3 6 1   1 4  
  Spain A Ortuño
Spain C Torrens Valero
6 2 6   6 4 6
  Canada M Drake
South Africa J Steck
6 1 8   Canada M Drake
South Africa J Steck
4 6 4
8 Romania I Spîrlea
Netherlands C Vis
3 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United States L Raymond
Australia R Stubbs
4 3  
  Brazil V Menga
Germany E Wagner
6 6     Brazil V Menga
Germany E Wagner
7 77  
  Australia C Barclay
Australia K-A Guse
6 6     Australia C Barclay
Australia K-A Guse
5 65 
  Australia L Pleming
Australia B Stewart
2 1     Brazil V Menga
Germany E Wagner
1 3  
  Hungary K Marosi
Spain M Ramón Climent
2 2   9 United States S Williams
United States V Williams
6 6  
  United States A Frazier
United States K Schlukebir
6 6     United States A Frazier
United States K Schlukebir
3 2  
  South Africa A Coetzer
Argentina I Gorrochategui
2 3   9 United States S Williams
United States V Williams
6 6  
9 United States S Williams
United States V Williams
6 6   9 6 7  
16 Australia K Kunce
United States K Po
6 4 4   Belgium E Callens
Italy R Grande
0 5  
  Czech Republic L N?me?ková
Slovakia R Zrubáková
3 6 6   Czech Republic L N?me?ková
Slovakia R Zrubáková
0 2  
  651     6 6  
  Belgium L Courtois
United States M Shaughnessy
77 6     6367 
  Belgium E Callens
Italy R Grande
6 6     Belgium E Callens
Italy R Grande
77 79  
  Germany C Singer
Czech Republic H Vildová
4 2     Belgium E Callens
Italy R Grande
0 6 6
  Australia A Molik
United States C Morariu
3 7 7   Australia A Molik
United States C Morariu
6 4 2
6 South Africa M de Swardt
Ukraine E Tatarkova
6 5 5

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Russia E Likhovtseva
Japan A Sugiyama
7 6  
  Sweden Å Carlsson
France É Loit
5 2   5 77 2 6
  Italy L Golarsa
Slovakia J Husárová
6 6     Italy L Golarsa
Slovakia J Husárová
636 3
  Canada S Jeyaseelan
Czech Republic E Melicharová
4 0   5 77 6  
  Poland A Olsza
United States L Osterloh
6 666 14 Italy S Farina
Slovakia K Hab?udová
630  
  Australia A Ellwood
Australia L McShea
4 78 4   Poland A Olsza
United States L Osterloh
2 1  
  United States D Graham
Argentina L Montalvo
4 2   14 Italy S Farina
Slovakia K Hab?udová
6 6  
14 Italy S Farina
Slovakia K Hab?udová
6 6   5 6 4 9
15 Argentina F Labat
Belgium D Van Roost
77 6   4 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
2 6 11
  651   15 Argentina F Labat
Belgium D Van Roost
6 6  
  Australia R McQuillan
Japan N Miyagi
6 617   Australia R McQuillan
Japan N Miyagi
2 3  
  France C Dhenin
Croatia M Muri?
4 77 5 15 Argentina F Labat
Belgium D Van Roost
1 4  
  Japan M Saeki
Japan Y Yoshida
6 626 4 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
6 6  
WC France L Ghirardi
France S Pitkowski
2 77 3   Japan M Saeki
Japan Y Yoshida
4 0  
  Germany K Freye
Bulgaria P Stoyanova
4 3   4 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
6 6  
4 France A Fusai
France N Tauziat
6 6  

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 6 6  
  Belgium S Appelmans
Netherlands M Oremans
2 2   7 6 6  
  Netherlands S Noorlander
Greece C Papadáki
5 77 6   Netherlands S Noorlander
Greece C Papadáki
1 2  
WC France N Dechy
France V Razzano
7 642 7 6 6  
  Czech Republic K Hrdli?ková
Slovenia T Kri?an
6 0 6 10 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
1 4  
  Netherlands K Boogert
France A-G Sidot
3 6 2   Czech Republic K Hrdli?ková
Slovenia T Kri?an
5 2  
  Zimbabwe C Black
Kazakhstan I Selyutina
641   10 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
7 6  
10 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
77 6   7 2 3  
11 United States M J Fernández
United States M Seles
6 6   2 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
6 6  
Alt Australia A Grahame
Australia T Musgrave
2 0   11 United States M J Fernández
United States M Seles
6577 4
  6 4 8   South Africa L Horn
Slovenia K Srebotnik
77 636
  South Africa L Horn
Slovenia K Srebotnik
0 6 10   South Africa L Horn
Slovenia K Srebotnik
6 2 5
  6 6   2 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
1 6 7
  Hungary R Kuti-Kis
Germany C Schneider
0 3     1 4  
  4 2   2 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
6 6  
2 Switzerland M Hingis
Russia A Kournikova
6 6  

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