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|
|Date||19 January – 1 February|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
|Surface||Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)|
|Jonas Björkman / Jacco Eltingh|
|Martina Hingis / Mirjana Lučić|
|Venus Williams / Justin Gimelstob|
|Jérôme Haehnel / Julien Jeanpierre|
|Evie Dominikovic / Alicia Molik|
- It was Korda's only Grand Slam title.
- It was Hingis' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.
- 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.
- It was Hingis' 7th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title. It was Lučić's only career Grand Slam title.
- 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.
- Lučić became the first Croatian tennis player to win the Australian Open.