1998 ASB Classic

The 1998 ASB Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland in New Zealand that was part of Tier IV of the 1998 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 5 January until 10 January 1998. Third-seeded Dominique Van Roost won the singles title and earned $17,700 first-prize money.

1998 ASB Classic
Date5 – 10 January
CategoryTier IV
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$107,500
SurfaceHard (Rebound Ace) / Outdoor
LocationAuckland, New Zealand
VenueASB Tennis Centre
Belgium Dominique Van Roost[1]
Japan Nana Miyagi
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn[1]
← 1997 · WTA Auckland Open · 1999 →



  Dominique Van Roost defeated   Silvia Farina, 4–6, 7–6(11–9), 7–5

  • It was Van Roost's 1st title of the year and the 6th of her career.


  Nana Miyagi /   Tamarine Tanasugarn defeated   Julie Halard-Decugis /   Janette Husárová, 7–6(7–1), 6–4

  • It was Miyagi's 1st title of the year and the 8th of her career. It was Tanasugarn's only title of the year and the 1st of her career.

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles $17,700 $8,350 $4,275 $2,150 $1,115 $700

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "1998 Auckland". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2015.

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