1998 Direct Line International Championships

The 1998 Direct Line International Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne in the United Kingdom that was part of Tier II of the 1998 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 15 June until 20 June 1998. First-seeded Jana Novotná won the singles title.

1998 Direct Line International Championships
Date15 – 20 June
Edition24th
CategoryTier II
Draw32S / 16D
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationEastbourne, United Kingdom
VenueDevonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Doubles
South Africa Mariaan de Swardt / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
← 1997 · Eastbourne International · 1999 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Jana Novotná defeated   Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Novotná's second singles title of the year and the 21st of her career.[1]

DoublesEdit

  Mariaan de Swardt /   Jana Novotná defeated   Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario /   Natasha Zvereva 6–1, 6–3

  • It was de Swardt's only doubles title of the year and the third of her career.[2] It was Novotná's third doubles title of the year and the 71st of her career.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Player bio: Jana Novotná". www.itftennis.com.
  2. ^ "Player bio: Mariaan de Swardt". www.itftennis.com.

External linksEdit