1998 Lipton Championships - Men's Singles
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1998 Lipton Championships %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's singles
1998 Lipton Championships
ChampionChile Marcelo Ríos
Runner-upUnited States Andre Agassi
Final score7-5, 6-3, 6-4
Details
Draw96 (12Q / 6WC)
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Thomas Muster was the defending champion, but did not participate this year.

Marcelo Ríos won the title, defeating Andre Agassi 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

Seeds

All thirty-two seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (third round)
  2. Czech Republic Petr Korda (fourth round)
  3. Chile Marcelo Ríos (champion)
  4. Australia Patrick Rafter (second round)
  5. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (fourth round)
  6. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (fourth round)
  7. Sweden Jonas Björkman (third round)
  8. Spain Álex Corretja (semifinals)
  9. United States Michael Chang (withdrew)
  10. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (quarterfinals)
  11. Slovakia Karol Ku?era (third round)
  12. Spain Félix Mantilla (second round)
  13. Spain Sergi Bruguera (second round)
  14. France Cédric Pioline (third round)
  15. Australia Mark Philippoussis (second round)
  16. Spain Carlos Moyà (third round)
  17. Spain Alberto Berasategui (second round)
  18. United Kingdom Tim Henman (semifinals)
  19. Spain Álbert Costa (fourth round)
  20. Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? (fourth round)
  21. Sweden Magnus Norman (second round)
  22. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (quarterfinals, retired)
  23. France Fabrice Santoro (fourth round)
  24. Ukraine Andriy Medvedev (third round)
  25. Germany Nicolas Kiefer (fourth round)
  26. Sweden Magnus Larsson (second round)
  27. Switzerland Marc Rosset (third round)
  28. Netherlands Jan Siemerink (third round)
  29. United States Andre Agassi (final)
  30. Germany Tommy Haas (third round)
  31. Spain Francisco Clavet (third round)
  32. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (fourth round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
Q United States Steve Campbell 3 1  
8 Spain Àlex Corretja 6 6  
8 Spain Àlex Corretja 4 2  
29 United States Andre Agassi 6 6  
29 United States Andre Agassi 6 6  
  United States Jeff Tarango 4 3  
29 United States Andre Agassi 5 3 4    
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 7 6 6    
22 Sweden Thomas Enqvist 3 0r  
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 2  
3 Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 4 6
18 United Kingdom Tim Henman 2 6 0
10 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 2 4  
18 United Kingdom Tim Henman 6 6  

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
  Zimbabwe W Black 6 4 1   Spain J Sánchez 1 2  
  Spain J Sánchez 1 6 6 1 United States P Sampras 6 66 3
LL United States M Sell 6 3 2 32 South Africa W Ferreira 0 78 6
  Belgium F Dewulf 1 6 6   Belgium F Dewulf 5 77 4
32 South Africa W Ferreira 7 62 6
32 South Africa W Ferreira 77 2 5
Q United States S Campbell 63 6 7
17 Spain A Berasategui 3 4  
  United States T Martin 4 77 7   United States T Martin 6 6  
  France J Golmard 6 64 5   United States T Martin 6 5 64
  Germany O Gross 4 2   Q United States S Campbell 1 7 77
Q United States S Campbell 6 6   Q United States S Campbell 3 6 6
15 Australia M Philippoussis 6 3 3

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL Argentina S Prieto 3 6 6
  France A Clément 4 2   Q Germany C Vinck 6 3 4
Q Germany C Vinck 6 6   LL Argentina S Prieto 2 3  
LL Argentina G Cañas 7 6   23 France F Santoro 6 6  
  United States R Reneberg 5 3   LL Argentina G Cañas 6 63 1
23 France F Santoro 2 77 6
23 France F Santoro 1 6 3
8 Spain À Corretja 6 3 6
26 Sweden M Larsson 4 61  
  Spain G Blanco 7 6     Spain G Blanco 6 77  
  Australia J Stoltenberg 5 4     Spain G Blanco 3 1  
  United States J Courier 6 6   8 Spain À Corretja 6 6  
WC Czech Republic R Va?ek 1 0     United States J Courier 611 3  
8 Spain À Corretja 713 6  

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Australia P Rafter 3 5  
  Spain J Alonso 6 4 4   United States V Spadea 6 7  
  United States V Spadea 3 6 6   United States V Spadea 4 5  
WC Australia L Hewitt 4 6 4 29 United States A Agassi 6 7  
  France N Escudé 6 3 6   France N Escudé 2 3  
29 United States A Agassi 6 6  
29 United States A Agassi 77 4 6
19 Spain Á Costa 65 6 1
19 Spain Á Costa 7 6  
  Armenia S Sargsian 6 6     Armenia S Sargsian 5 1  
Q Belgium D Norman 4 2   19 Spain Á Costa 78 3 6
WC Argentina L Arnold Ker 6 3 6 14 France C Pioline 66 6 3
  Belgium J van Herck 1 6 1 WC Argentina L Arnold Ker 4 3  
14 France C Pioline 6 6  

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Spain F Mantilla 77 4 63
Q Canada S Lareau 4 3     Netherlands P Haarhuis 63 6 77
  Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6     Netherlands P Haarhuis 3 r  
  United States J Tarango 6 7     United States J Tarango 6    
  Germany D Prinosil 1 5     United States J Tarango 7 6  
21 Sweden M Norman 5 0  
  United States J Tarango 3 6 6
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 3 2
28 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6  
  Italy G Pozzi 6 6     Italy G Pozzi 3 2  
Q Brazil R Jabali 4 3   28 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 65  
  Czech Republic C Dosed?l 3 713 6 6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 77  
  Ecuador N Lapentti 6 611 4   Czech Republic C Dosed?l 77 65 65
6 Russia Y Kafelnikov 65 77 77

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6  
  Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6     Slovakia D Hrbatý 3 1  
  Czech Republic D Vacek 3 2   5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 710  
  Uruguay M Filippini 1 6 6 27 Switzerland M Rosset 1 68  
Q Switzerland I Heuberger 6 1 2   Uruguay M Filippini 6 4 2
27 Switzerland M Rosset 4 6 6
5 United Kingdom G Rusedski 2 2  
22 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6  
22 Sweden T Enqvist 6 5 6
Q United States D Wheaton 1 4     Spain C Costa 1 7 1
  Spain C Costa 6 6   22 Sweden T Enqvist 6 3 6
  France G Raoux 6 77   11 Slovakia K Ku?era 3 6 3
  Czech Republic J Novák 4 63     France G Raoux 4 2  
11 Slovakia K Ku?era 6 6  

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Spain S Bruguera 6 4 3
Q Netherlands D van Scheppingen 63 7 6 Q Netherlands D van Scheppingen 3 6 6
  Australia S Draper 77 5 3 Q Netherlands D van Scheppingen 3 4  
Q South Africa N Godwin 2 62   20 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 6 6  
  Canada D Nestor 6 77     Canada D Nestor 62 4  
20 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 77 6  
20 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 2 3  
3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
30 Germany T Haas 6 6  
  Australia S Stolle 77 2 5   Australia M Tebbutt 2 4  
  Australia M Tebbutt 64 6 7 30 Germany T Haas 4 3  
  Germany H Dreekmann 3 6 6 3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
  Sweden T Nydahl 6 1 4   Germany H Dreekmann 3 4  
3 Chile M Ríos 6 6  

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Sweden J Björkman 6 6  
WC United States J Salzenstein 4 3   LL India L Paes 3 4  
LL India L Paes 6 6   7 Sweden J Björkman 66 63  
  Spain J A Viloca 3 2   25 Germany N Kiefer 78 77  
WC United States M Washington 6 6   WC United States M Washington 1 3  
25 Germany N Kiefer 6 6  
25 Germany N Kiefer 4 7 4
10 Brazil G Kuerten 6 5 6
24 Ukraine A Medvedev 7 6  
Q Russia A Cherkasov 6 3 4 LL United States B MacPhie 5 2  
LL United States B MacPhie 2 6 6 24 Ukraine A Medvedev 2 6 65
Q Spain F Roig 7 2 6 10 Brazil G Kuerten 6 4 77
  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 5 6 1 Q Spain F Roig 6 2 63
10 Brazil G Kuerten 3 6 77

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain C Moyà 77 6  
WC United States J-M Gambill 1 2     Australia M Woodforde 62 3  
  Australia M Woodforde 6 6   16 Spain C Moyà 1 4  
  Spain E Benfele Álvarez 5 4   18 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6  
  South Africa G Stafford 7 6     South Africa G Stafford 4 2  
18 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6  
18 United Kingdom T Henman 6 6  
2 Czech Republic P Korda 4 4  
31 Spain F Clavet 3 6 6
  United States J Stark 6 6     United States J Stark 6 3 4
LL Spain O Burrieza 3 3   31 Spain F Clavet 4 6 3
  Zimbabwe B Black 66 7 65 2 Czech Republic P Korda 6 3 6
Q Paraguay R Delgado 78 5 77 Q Paraguay R Delgado 2 65  
2 Czech Republic P Korda 6 77  

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