1998 French Open - Men's Doubles
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1998 French Open %E2%80%93 Men's Doubles
Men's doubles
1998 French Open
ChampionNetherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Runner-upThe Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Score6-3, 3-6, 6-3
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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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 97th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1998.

Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Daniel Vacek were the defending champions, but lost in the second round to Jordi Burillo and Marc-Kevin Goellner.

Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis won the title by defeating Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the final.[1]


Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (champions)
  2. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (third round)
  3. India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes (semifinals)
  4. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek (second round)
  5. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach (first round)
  6. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Patrick Rafter (semifinals)
  7. United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana (quarterfinals)
  8. United States Alex O'Brien / United States Jonathan Stark (first round)
  9. United States Jim Grabb / Australia David Macpherson (third round)
  10. United States Patrick Galbraith / New Zealand Brett Steven (quarterfinals)
  11. Australia Joshua Eagle / Australia Andrew Florent (third round)
  12. Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Canada Sébastien Lareau (third round)
  13. Spain Tomás Carbonell / Spain Francisco Roig (second round)
  14. Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez (second round)
  15. Sweden Nicklas Kulti / Sweden Mikael Tillström (first round)
  16. United Kingdom Neil Broad / South Africa Piet Norval (first round)




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  1. ^ Garber, Greg (18 November 1998). "It's a Family Thing". Hartford Courant. Connecticut. Retrieved 2021. Eltingh and Haarhuis have entered 12 tournaments so far this year and won eight: the French Open, Wimbledon, Philadelphia, Rotterdam, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Amsterdam and Boston.

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