1998 Italian Open - Men's Singles
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1998 Italian Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's singles
1998 Italian Open
ChampionChile Marcelo Ríos
Runner-upSpain Álbert Costa
Final scoreW/O
Details
Draw64
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Álex Corretja was the defending champion, but lost in the second round this year.

Marcelo Ríos won the title when Álbert Costa withdrew from the final.

Seeds

  1. United States Pete Sampras (third round)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Korda (first round)
  3. Chile Marcelo Ríos (champion)
  4. Australia Patrick Rafter (first round)
  5. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (first round)
  6. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (third round)
  7. Sweden Jonas Björkman (first round)
  8. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (semifinals)
  9. Spain Álex Corretja (second round)
  10. Slovakia Karol Ku?era (first round)
  11. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (quarterfinals)
  12. Spain Alberto Berasategui (semifinals)
  13. Spain Félix Mantilla (second round)
  14. Spain Carlos Moyà (third round)
  15. United States Michael Chang (quarterfinals)
  16. France Cédric Pioline (second round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final
            
  Spain Álbert Costa 6 4 6
12 Spain Alberto Berasategui 3 6 3
  Spain Álbert Costa          
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos w/o        
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 7  
8 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 0 5  

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 77 6  
  Sweden T Enqvist 63 4   1 United States P Sampras 710 6  
  Sweden M Norman 6 1     Sweden M Norman 68 4  
  Spain S Bruguera 3 0r 1 United States P Sampras 2 66  
  Netherlands J Siemerink 1 4   15 United States M Chang 6 78  
Q France A Clément 6 6   Q France A Clément 5 1  
  Ukraine A Medvedev 2 6 3 15 United States M Chang 7 6  
15 United States M Chang 6 4 6 15 United States M Chang 2 1  
9 Spain Á Corretja 77 6     Spain Á Costa 6 6  
  Australia M Woodforde 61 4   9 Spain Á Corretja 6 65 4
  Morocco K Alami 6 3 7   Morocco K Alami 3 77 6
  Italy A Gaudenzi 3 6 5   Morocco K Alami 2 67  
Q Argentina H Gumy 3 1     Spain Á Costa 6 79  
  Spain Á Costa 6 6     Spain Á Costa 6 6  
  Belgium F Dewulf 6 6     Belgium F Dewulf 1 4  
7 Sweden J Björkman 2 3  

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4 Australia P Rafter 3 77 4
LL Netherlands S Schalken 6 64 6 LL Netherlands S Schalken 6 3 1
  New Zealand B Steven 7 6     New Zealand B Steven 2 6 6
  France G Raoux 5 2     New Zealand B Steven 7 6  
Q Federal Republic of Yugoslavia D Vemi? 2 4   14 Spain C Moyà 5 0  
  Spain F Clavet 6 6     Spain F Clavet 3 64  
  Spain G Blanco 4 6 2 14 Spain C Moyà 6 77  
14 Spain C Moyà 6 2 6   New Zealand B Steven 4 2  
12 Spain A Berasategui 6 6   12 Spain A Berasategui 6 6  
Q Italy G Galimberti 4 2   12 Spain A Berasategui 6 77  
  South Africa W Ferreira 6 6     South Africa W Ferreira 3 61  
Q Argentina L Arnold Ker 1 1   12 Spain A Berasategui 77 4 6
  United States J Tarango 4 1     Czech Republic B Ulihrach 63 6 3
Q France J Golmard 6 6   Q France J Golmard 2 2  
  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 7 710     Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6  
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 5 68  

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 77 6  
  Sweden T Johansson 65 2   6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 1 77 6
  Spain A Portas 7 62 4   United States T Martin 6 64 3
  United States T Martin 5 77 6 6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 2 6 66
  Australia R Fromberg 6 5 3 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 3 78
  France N Escudé 3 7 6   France N Escudé 3 3  
  Australia M Philippoussis 7 64 1 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6  
11 Netherlands R Krajicek 5 77 6 11 Netherlands R Krajicek 69 3  
13 Spain F Mantilla 6 6   3 Chile M Ríos 711 6  
  United States J Courier 2 3   13 Spain F Mantilla 4 6 4
  Austria T Muster 6 6     Austria T Muster 6 3 6
  Uruguay M Filippini 1 0     Austria T Muster 3 1  
  France F Santoro 1 0   3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
  United Kingdom T Henman 6 6     United Kingdom T Henman 3 1  
WC Italy M Martelli 3 0   3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
8 Brazil G Kuerten 1 6 6
  Spain C Costa 6 4 2 8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 7  
Q Ecuador N Lapentti 77 6   Q Ecuador N Lapentti 0 5  
WC Italy G Pozzi 61 4   8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6  
  Germany T Haas 4 6 6   Germany T Haas 4 2  
WC Italy D Nargiso 6 3 3   Germany T Haas 6 6  
WC Italy V Santopadre 6 6   WC Italy V Santopadre 2 1  
10 Slovakia K Ku?era 4 3   8 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6  
16 France C Pioline 6 6   Q Spain F Vicente 3 4  
  Croatia G Ivani?evi? 4 4   16 France C Pioline 4 2  
  Spain J Alonso 1 0   WC Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6  
WC Italy D Sanguinetti 6 6   WC Italy D Sanguinetti 2 5  
Q Spain F Vicente 2 6 6 Q Spain F Vicente 6 7  
  Germany M-K Goellner 6 3 1 Q Spain F Vicente 3 6 6
  Morocco H Arazi 6 6     Morocco H Arazi 6 3 2
2 Czech Republic P Korda 2 4  

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