1998 French Open - Men's Singles
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1998 French Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1998 French Open
ChampionSpain Carlos Moyá
Runner-upSpain Àlex Corretja
Final score6-3, 7-5, 6-3
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends -45 45+ women
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Carlos Moyá defeated Àlex Corretja in an all-Spanish final, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1998 French Open. Gustavo Kuerten was the defending champion, but he was eliminated in the second round by Marat Safin, who was appearing in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.

Seeds

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Second round)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Korda (First round)
  3. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Patrick Rafter (Second round)
  5. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (First round)
  6. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second round)
  7. Sweden Jonas Björkman (First round)
  8. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (Second round)
  9. Slovakia Karol Ku?era (First round)
  10. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Third round)
  11. United States Michael Chang (Third round)
  12. Spain Carlos Moyá (Champion)
  13. Spain Albert Costa (Fourth round)
  14. Spain Àlex Corretja (Final)
  15. Spain Félix Mantilla (Semifinals)
  16. Spain Alberto Berasategui (Fourth round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
15 Spain Félix Mantilla 6 6 4 6
  Austria Thomas Muster 4 2 6 3
15 Spain Félix Mantilla 7 2 4 2
12 Spain Carlos Moyá 5 6 6 6
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 1 6 2 4
12 Spain Carlos Moyá 6 2 6 6
12 Spain Carlos Moyá 6 7 6
14 Spain Àlex Corretja 3 5 3
  Belgium Filip Dewulf 5 4 3
14 Spain Àlex Corretja 7 6 6
14 Spain Àlex Corretja 6 6 6
  France Cédric Pioline 3 4 2
  France Cédric Pioline 3 6 78 4 6
  Morocco Hicham Arazi 6 2 66 6 3

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
United States T Martin 4 3 3 1 United States P Sampras 66 3 4
Paraguay R Delgado 6 0 Paraguay R Delgado 78 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 2 0r Paraguay R Delgado 2 77 6 79
Armenia S Sargsian 5 Armenia S Sargsian 6 64 4 67
United Kingdom T Henman 2r Armenia S Sargsian 6 6 65 6
Ukraine A Medvedev 65 1 6 6 1 Italy A Gaudenzi 4 2 77 4
Italy A Gaudenzi 77 6 0 2 6 Paraguay R Delgado 2 2 4
Argentina L Arnold Ker 4 6 6 6 15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 6
Italy D Sanguinetti 6 4 1 4 Argentina L Arnold Ker 6 6 4 0 3
France F Santoro 6 6 6 France F Santoro 4 4 6 6 6
WC France J-F Bachelot 3 1 2 France F Santoro 6 2 2 5
France A Clément 4 1 2 15 Spain F Mantilla 4 6 6 7
Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe B Black 2 2 62
Q Austria W Schranz 2 4 2 15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 77
15 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Slovakia K Ku?era 6 2 4 3
Australia T Woodbridge 1 6 6 6 Australia T Woodbridge 6 4 6 6
Costa Rica JA Marín 3 66 62 France G Raoux 4 6 3 0
France G Raoux 6 78 77 Australia T Woodbridge 5 3 2
United States V Spadea 5 5 Brazil F Meligeni 7 6 6
Canada D Nestor 7 2r United States V Spadea 65 63 3
Brazil F Meligeni 6 6 6 Brazil F Meligeni 77 77 6
Sweden T Johansson 4 2 4 Brazil F Meligeni 4 710 3 6 3
Sweden T Nydahl 3 62 3 Austria T Muster 6 68 6 3 6
Australia S Draper 6 77 6 Australia S Draper 3 6 77 62 2
Germany M Craca 1 1 1 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 3 65 77 6
Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 6 6 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 2 6 63 2
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 77 Austria T Muster 6 4 77 6
Germany T Haas 1 2 63 Germany N Kiefer 2 1 3
Austria T Muster 6 6 6 Austria T Muster 6 6 6
7 Sweden J Björkman 3 3 3

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Chile M Ríos 7 6 3 6
New Zealand B Steven 5 2 6 3 3 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6
5 7 612 6 6 4 2 2
Australia M Tebbutt 7 5 714 4 3 3 Chile M Ríos 6 3
Q Germany B Karbacher 2 6 3 1 South Africa W Ferreira 1 3r
Sweden M Norman 6 1 6 6 Sweden M Norman 4 4 4
Germany M Sinner 64 4 5 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 77 6 7 3 Chile M Ríos 4 6 6 6
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 67 6 6 13 Spain A Costa 6 4 3 3
Zimbabwe W Black 1 79 2 3 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 3 62 7 6 9
6 7 6 Australia M Philippoussis 6 77 5 4 7
LL Germany O Gross 1 5 4 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 3 3 0
Spain J Burillo 78 3 2 3 13 Spain A Costa 6 6 6
Germany M-K Goellner 66 6 6 6 Germany M-K Goellner 4 6 2
Denmark K Carlsen 3 2 2 13 Spain A Costa 6 7 6
13 Spain A Costa 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Spain C Moyá 7 6 6
WC France S Grosjean 5 1 4 12 Spain C Moyá 6 716 6
WC France J-B Perlant 66 6 3 6 1 Q Spain P Imaz 4 614 2
Q Spain P Imaz 78 3 6 3 6 12 Spain C Moyá 6 77 6
Czech Republic C Dosed?l 5 1 2 Q Australia A Ilie 2 61 3
Sweden M Tillström 7 6 6 Sweden M Tillström 711 3 3 4
Spain J Alonso 6 3 3 2 Q Australia A Ilie 69 6 6 6
Q Australia A Ilie 4 6 6 6 12 Spain C Moyá 6 7 3 6
United States J Courier 77 6 0 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 3 5 6 4
Australia R Fromberg 61 4 6 4 United States J Courier 4 2 3
Q Germany J Knippschild 6 6 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 6 6 6
Spain C Costa 4 2 4 Q Germany J Knippschild 2 0 78 6 6
Q Spain J Mas 0 6 6 77 Belgium J Van Herck 6 6 66 4 2
Q United States M Sell 6 4 2 64 Q Spain J Mas 3 64 5
Belgium J Van Herck 6 6 6 Belgium J Van Herck 6 77 7
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 4 4

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q Italy M Navarra 4 6 1 4 6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 610 64 1
Romania D Pescariu 64 4 4 Sweden T Enqvist 4 712 77 6
Sweden T Enqvist 77 6 6 Sweden T Enqvist 3 2 3
Q Italy M Martelli 77 78 77 Belgium F Dewulf 6 6 6
Croatia G Ivani?evi? 63 66 62 Q Italy M Martelli 65 4 67
Belgium F Dewulf 77 7 77 Belgium F Dewulf 77 6 79
Sweden M Larsson 60 5 65 Belgium F Dewulf 7 6 6
WC France A Di Pasquale 6 5 63 6 0 Spain F Clavet 5 3 1
WC France O Delaître 2 7 77 1 6 WC France O Delaître 2 4 77 1
Spain F Clavet 6 6 6 Spain F Clavet 6 6 64 6
PR Russia A Chesnokov 1 4 1 Spain F Clavet 3 77 6 6
Q Netherlands J van Lottum 65 6 6 3 6 11 United States M Chang 6 65 2 4
Netherlands J Siemerink 77 3 2 6 2 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 5 2 0r
Spain Á Calatrava 5 3 2 11 United States M Chang 7 6 3
11 United States M Chang 7 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 0 6
Morocco K Alami 3 2 6 4 14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 6
Spain F Vicente 4 6 6 6 Spain F Vicente 3 2 3
Australia M Woodforde 6 4 2 1 14 Spain À Corretja 6 5 64 7 9
Switzerland M Rosset 2 1 6 4 Argentina H Gumy 1 7 77 5 7
Italy G Pozzi 6 6 4 6 Italy G Pozzi 2 3 6 7 9
Argentina H Gumy 6 6 6 Argentina H Gumy 6 6 3 5 11
Spain S Bruguera 2 2 3 14 Spain À Corretja 6 6 6
WC France O Mutis 4 6 6 3 2 Australia J Stoltenberg 4 4 3
Germany D Prinosil 6 1 4 6 6 Germany D Prinosil 4 3 711 1
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 4 6 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6 69 6
United States A O'Brien 2 6 2 2 Sweden M Gustafsson 1 6 4 4
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 4 6 4 10 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
Spain G Blanco 2 6 0 6 8 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
Canada S Lareau 77 6 1 3 2 4 Australia P Rafter 4 6 3 2
4 Australia P Rafter 65 3 6 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6 6
WC France C Auffray 0 2 2 8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 65 6 1 4
Q Russia M Safin 5 7 6 3 6 Q Russia M Safin 3 77 3 6 6
United States A Agassi 7 5 2 6 2 Q Russia M Safin 6 3 6 7
Netherlands S Schalken 6 2 4 5 Czech Republic D Vacek 3 6 3 5
Czech Republic D Vacek 1 6 6 7 Czech Republic D Vacek 6 2 7 77
Q Argentina M Rodríguez 3 2 4 United States J-M Gambill 4 6 5 60
United States J-M Gambill 6 6 6 Q Russia M Safin 5 6 77 4 4
Uruguay M Filippini 1 6 5 77 4 France C Pioline 7 4 65 6 6
France C Pioline 6 3 7 64 6 France C Pioline 7 6 3 6
Q France J Boutter 66 6 6 77 Q France J Boutter 5 3 6 4
Germany C Vinck 78 3 4 65 France C Pioline 6 6 7
Q France R Gilbert 6 6 2 2 11 10 Netherlands R Krajicek 3 2 5
Spain A Portas 3 3 6 6 9 Q France R Gilbert 5 4 1
Ecuador N Lapentti 4 4 77 65 10 Netherlands R Krajicek 7 6 6
10 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 62 77

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Berasategui 4 79 6 6
South Africa G Stafford 6 67 3 1 16 Spain A Berasategui 6 3 6 6
WC France G Solvès 6 6 3 65 8 WC France G Solvès 3 6 3 4
United States R Reneberg 4 2 6 77 6 16 Spain A Berasategui 62 6 7 7
Slovakia D Hrbatý 2 6 6 6 Slovakia D Hrbatý 77 3 5 5
United States S Campbell 6 3 3 3 Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6 6
Spain J Sánchez 66 6 7 4 3 Spain JA Viloca 3 3 3
Spain JA Viloca 78 3 5 6 6 16 Spain A Berasategui 2 4 6 3
Czech Republic J Novák 0 2 61 Morocco H Arazi 6 6 3 6
Morocco H Arazi 6 6 77 Morocco H Arazi 6 6 6
France J Golmard 1 2 0 France N Escudé 3 4 2
France N Escudé 6 6 6 Morocco H Arazi 6 0 6 77
United States J Tarango 6 6 77 Q Argentina M Zabaleta 4 6 4 63
Netherlands P Haarhuis 4 1 64 United States J Tarango 0 2 2
Q Argentina M Zabaleta 6 6 3 4 6 Q Argentina M Zabaleta 6 6 6
2 Czech Republic P Korda 0 2 6 6 3

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