1998 Australian Open

The 1998 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 86th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 19 January through 1 February 1998.

1998 Australian Open
Date19 January – 1 February
Edition86th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt (Rebound Ace)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueMelbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Croatia Mirjana Lučić
Mixed Doubles
United States Venus Williams / United States Justin Gimelstob
Boys' Singles
France Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Singles
Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Boys' Doubles
France Jérôme Haehnel / France Julien Jeanpierre
Girls' Doubles
Australia Evie Dominikovic / Australia Alicia Molik
← 1997 · Australian Open · 1999 →

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Petr Korda defeated   Marcelo Ríos 6–2, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Korda's only Grand Slam title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Martina Hingis defeated   Conchita Martínez 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.[1]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Jonas Björkman /   Jacco Eltingh defeated   Todd Woodbridge /   Mark Woodforde 6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Björkman's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. It was Eltingh's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Australian Open title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Martina Hingis /   Mirjana Lučić[a] defeated   Lindsay Davenport /   Natasha Zvereva 6–4, 2–6, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 7th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title. It was Lučić's only career Grand Slam title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Venus Williams /   Justin Gimelstob defeated   Helena Suková /   Cyril Suk 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Gimelstob's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Julien Jeanpierre defeated   Andreas Vinciguerra 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Jelena Kostanić defeated   Wynne Prakusya 6–0, 7–5

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Jérôme Haehnel /   Julien Jeanpierre defeated   Mirko Pehar /   Lovro Zovko 6–3, 6–3

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Evie Dominikovic /   Alicia Molik defeated   Leanne Baker /   Rewa Hudson 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Lučić became the first Croatian tennis player to win the Australian Open.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit


Preceded by
1997 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 French Open