1998 French Open – Men's Doubles

The 1998 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris] France. The tournament was held from 25 May until 7 June. It was the 97th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1998.

Men's Doubles
1998 French Open
ChampionNetherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Runner-upThe Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Final score6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Details
Draw64
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ women
← 1997 · French Open · 1999 →

SeedsEdit

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
1   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6 6
7   Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana
3 2
1   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6 6
6   Jonas Björkman
  Patrick Rafter
2 2
    Gustavo Kuerten
  Fernando Meligeni
65d
6   Jonas Björkman
  Patrick Rafter
7
1   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6 3 6
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
3 6 3
    Julián Alonso
  Nicolás Lapentti
3 4
3   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
6 6
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6 7
3   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
1 66
10   Patrick Galbraith
  Brett Steven
3 4
    Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 6
  W Arthurs
  A Kratzmann
3 4 1   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 6
  A Olhovskiy
  D Prinosil
3 7 6   A Olhovskiy
  D Prinosil
2 3
  G Ivanišević
  M Philippoussis
6 622 1   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 6
  J Novák
  D Rikl
1 7 6   K Braasch
  J Knippschild
1 4
  M Barnard
  B Haygarth
6 662   J Novák
  D Rikl
686 4
  K Braasch
  J Knippschild
6 6   K Braasch
  J Knippschild
7 1 6
16   N Broad
  P Norval
4 1 1   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 6
9   J Grabb
  D Macpherson
6 7 7   D Johnson
  F Montana
3 2
  J Boutter
  J-M Péquery
3 64 9   J Grabb
  D Macpherson
6 4 6
  J-L de Jager
  R Koenig
5 7 6   J-L de Jager
  R Koenig
3 6 3
  P Albano
  M Puerta
7 643 9   J Grabb
  D Macpherson
5 3
  G Stafford
  K Ullyett
6 6 7   D Johnson
  F Montana
7 6
  D Adams
  C Doseděl
4 2   G Stafford
  K Ullyett
6 3 4
7   D Johnson
  F Montana
6 6 7   D Johnson
  F Montana
2 6 6
  T Kempers
  M Oosting
1 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
4 6 6
  L Pimek
  P Vízner
6 3 4 4   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
3 7 4
  J Burillo
  M-K Goellner
6 3 6   J Burillo
  M-K Goellner
6 606
  D Bowen
  D Roditi
4 6 1   J Burillo
  M-K Goellner
2 6 4
  G Kuerten
  F Meligeni
6 6   G Kuerten
  F Meligeni
6 4 6
  N Aerts
  A Sá
3 2   G Kuerten
  F Meligeni
7 7
13   T Carbonell
  F Roig
6 636 13   T Carbonell
  F Roig
655
  S Stolle
  C Suk
2 7 1   G Kuerten
  F Meligeni
65d
11   J Eagle
  A Florent
4 6 6 6   J Björkman
  P Rafter
7
  R Gilbert
  S Simian
6 1 4 11   J Eagle
  A Florent
6 6
  B Coupe
  S Noteboom
6 7   B Coupe
  S Noteboom
4 ;4
  N Escudé
  G Raoux
2 61 11   J Eagle
  A Florent
5 7 5
  A Martín
  T Anzari
7 6 6   J Björkman
  P Rafter
7 627
  S Groen
  V Santopadre
682   A Martín
  T Anzari
4 2
6   J Björkman
  P Rafter
3 7 6 6   J Björkman
  P Rafter
6 6
  J Gimelstob
  B MacPhie
6 614

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  J Alonso
  N Lapentti
7 5 6
5   E Ferreira
  R Leach
627 4   J Alonso
  N Lapentti
6 6
  D Sapsford
  C Wilkinson
6 6   D Sapsford
  C Wilkinson
4 4
  A Di Pasquale
  J Jeanpierre
1 1   J Alonso
  N Lapentti
6 636
  D DiLucia
  M Keil
6 6 12   W Black
  S Lareau
4 7 2
  L Arnold
  D Orsanic
1 3   D DiLucia
  M Keil
6 5 3
12   W Black
  S Lareau
6 6 12   W Black
  S Lareau
4 7 6
  O Delaître
  S Grosjean
1 1   J Alonso
  N Lapentti
3 4
14   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
4 6 6 3   M Bhupathi
  L Paes
6 6
  G Forget
  R Lavergne
6 3 2 14   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
2 65
  F Bergh
  P Nyborg
6 626   F Bergh
  P Nyborg
6 7
  G Grant
  M Tebbutt
0 7 2   F Bergh
  P Nyborg
4 68
  N Godwin
  T Ketola
6 6 3   M Bhupathi
  L Paes
6 7
  C Brandi
  F Messori
3 4   N Godwin
  T Ketola
3 62
3   M Bhupathi
  L Paes
7 3 6 3   M Bhupathi
  L Paes
6 7
  D Randall
  G Van Emburgh
626 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  M Hood
  S Prieto
6 6
8   A O'Brien
  J Stark
2 4   M Hood
  S Prieto
0 7 6
  P Kilderry
  K Kinnear
7 6   P Kilderry
  K Kinnear
6 5 2
  L Jensen
  M Jensen
642   M Hood
  S Prieto
3 5
  A Kitinov
  T Vanhoudt
6 1 8 10   P Galbraith
  B Steven
6 7
  J-P Fleurian
  J Waite
3 6 6   A Kitinov
  T Vanhoudt
2 4
10   P Galbraith
  B Steven
3 6 7 10   P Galbraith
  B Steven
6 6
  A Clément
  J Golmard
6 0 5 10   P Galbraith
  B Steven
3 4
  G Köves
  J Tarango
5 6 6   M Knowles
  D Nestor
6 6
15   N Kulti
  M Tillström
7 1 2   G Köves
  J Tarango
6 4 4
  M Knowles
  D Nestor
4 6 7   M Knowles
  D Nestor
4 6 6
  J Siemerink
  F Wibier
6 4 5   M Knowles
  D Nestor
6 6
  M Merklein
  M Sell
6 6 2   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
4 2
  B Black
  R Reneberg
3 4   M Merklein
  M Sell
2 0
2   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 6 2   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 6
  C Haggard
  P Rosner
4 3

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