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1998 French Open – Men's Singles

Carlos Moyá defeated Àlex Corretja in an all-Spanish final, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1998 French Open. Gustavo Kuerten was the defending champion, but he was eliminated in the second round by Marat Safin, who was appearing in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.

Men's Singles
1998 French Open
ChampionSpain Carlos Moyá
Runner-upSpain Àlex Corretja
Final score6–3, 7–5, 6–3
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

  1.   Pete Sampras (Second round)
  2.   Petr Korda (First round)
  3.   Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Patrick Rafter (Second round)
  5.   Greg Rusedski (First round)
  6.   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second round)
  7.   Jonas Björkman (First round)
  8.   Gustavo Kuerten (Second round)
  9.   Karol Kučera (First round)
  10.   Richard Krajicek (Third round)
  11.   Michael Chang (Third round)
  12.   Carlos Moyá (Champion)
  13.   Albert Costa (Fourth round)
  14.   Àlex Corretja (Final)
  15.   Félix Mantilla (Semifinals)
  16.   Alberto Berasategui (Fourth round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
15   Félix Mantilla 6 6 4 6
    Thomas Muster 4 2 6 3
15   Félix Mantilla 7 2 4 2
12   Carlos Moyá 5 6 6 6
3   Marcelo Ríos 1 6 2 4
12   Carlos Moyá 6 2 6 6
12   Carlos Moyá 6 7 6
14   Àlex Corretja 3 5 3
    Filip Dewulf 5 4 3
14   Àlex Corretja 7 6 6
14   Àlex Corretja 6 6 6
    Cédric Pioline 3 4 2
    Cédric Pioline 3 6 78 4 6
    Hicham Arazi 6 2 666 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   P Sampras 6 6 6
  T Martin 4 3 3 1   P Sampras 663 4
  R Delgado 6   R Delgado 78 6 6
  M Damm 2 r   R Delgado 2 77 6 79
  S Sargsian 5   S Sargsian 6 644 67
  T Henman 2 r   S Sargsian 6 6 656
  A Medvedev 651 6 6 1   A Gaudenzi 4 2 77 4
  A Gaudenzi 77 6 0 2 6   R Delgado 2 2 4
  L Arnold Ker 4 6 6 6 15   F Mantilla 6 6 6
  D Sanguinetti 6 4 1 4   L Arnold Ker 6 6 4 0 3
  F Santoro 6 6 6   F Santoro 4 4 6 6 6
WC   J-F Bachelot 3 1 2   F Santoro 6 2 2 5
  A Clément 4 1 2 15   F Mantilla 4 6 6 7
  B Black 6 6 6   B Black 2 2 62
Q   W Schranz 2 4 2 15   F Mantilla 6 6 77
15   F Mantilla 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   K Kučera 6 2 4 3
  T Woodbridge 1 6 6 6   T Woodbridge 6 4 6 6
  JA Marín 3 6662   G Raoux 4 6 3 0
  G Raoux 6 78 77   T Woodbridge 5 3 2
  V Spadea 5 5   F Meligeni 7 6 6
  D Nestor 7 2 r   V Spadea 65633
  F Meligeni 6 6 6   F Meligeni 77 77 6
  T Johansson 4 2 4   F Meligeni 4 710 3 6 3
  T Nydahl 3 623   T Muster 6 686 3 6
  S Draper 6 77 6   S Draper 3 6 77 622
  M Craca 1 1 1 Q   C Van Garsse 6 3 6577 6
Q   C Van Garsse 6 6 6 Q   C Van Garsse 2 6 632
  N Kiefer 6 6 77   T Muster 6 4 77 6
  T Haas 1 2 63   N Kiefer 2 1 3
  T Muster 6 6 6   T Muster 6 6 6
7   J Björkman 3 3 3

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   M Ríos 7 6 3 6
  B Steven 5 2 6 3 3   M Ríos 6 6 6
  E Benfele Álvarez 5 7 6126 6   E Benfele Álvarez 4 2 2
  M Tebbutt 7 5 714 4 3 3   M Ríos 6 3
Q   B Karbacher 2 6 3 1   W Ferreira 1 3 r
  M Norman 6 1 6 6   M Norman 4 4 4
  M Sinner 644 5   W Ferreira 6 6 6
  W Ferreira 77 6 7 3   M Ríos 4 6 6 6
  B Ulihrach 6 676 6 13   A Costa 6 4 3 3
  W Black 1 79 2 3   B Ulihrach 3 627 6 9
  M Philippoussis 6 7 6   M Philippoussis 6 77 5 4 7
LL   O Gross 1 5 4   B Ulihrach 3 3 0
  J Burillo 78 3 2 3 13   A Costa 6 6 6
  M-K Goellner 666 6 6   M-K Goellner 4 6 2
  K Carlsen 3 2 2 13   A Costa 6 7 6
13   A Costa 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   C Moyá 7 6 6
WC   S Grosjean 5 1 4 12   C Moyá 6 716 6
WC   J-B Perlant 666 3 6 1 Q   P Imaz 4 6142
Q   P Imaz 78 3 6 3 6 12   C Moyá 6 77 6
  C Doseděl 5 1 2 Q   A Ilie 2 613
  M Tillström 7 6 6   M Tillström 711 3 3 4
  J Alonso 6 3 3 2 Q   A Ilie 696 6 6
Q   A Ilie 4 6 6 6 12   C Moyá 6 7 3 6
  J Courier 77 6 0 6 Q   J Knippschild 3 5 6 4
  R Fromberg 614 6 4   J Courier 4 2 3
Q   J Knippschild 6 6 6 Q   J Knippschild 6 6 6
  C Costa 4 2 4 Q   J Knippschild 2 0 78 6 6
Q   J Mas 0 6 6 77   J Van Herck 6 6 664 2
Q   M Sell 6 4 2 64 Q   J Mas 3 645
  J Van Herck 6 6 6   J Van Herck 6 77 7
5   G Rusedski 4 4 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q   M Navarra 4 6 1 4 6   Y Kafelnikov 6 610641
  D Pescariu 644 4   T Enqvist 4 712 77 6
  T Enqvist 77 6 6   T Enqvist 3 2 3
Q   M Martelli 77 78 77   F Dewulf 6 6 6
  G Ivanišević 636662 Q   M Martelli 654 67
  F Dewulf 77 7 77   F Dewulf 77 6 79
  M Larsson 605 65   F Dewulf 7 6 6
WC   A Di Pasquale 6 5 636 0   F Clavet 5 3 1
WC   O Delaître 2 7 77 1 6 WC   O Delaître 2 4 77 1
  F Clavet 6 6 6   F Clavet 6 6 646
PR   A Chesnokov 1 4 1   F Clavet 3 77 6 6
Q   J van Lottum 656 6 3 6 11   M Chang 6 652 4
  J Siemerink 77 3 2 6 2 Q   J van Lottum 5 2 0 r
  Á Calatrava 5 3 2 11   M Chang 7 6 3
11   M Chang 7 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   À Corretja 6 6 0 6
  K Alami 3 2 6 4 14   À Corretja 6 6 6
  F Vicente 4 6 6 6   F Vicente 3 2 3
  M Woodforde 6 4 2 1 14   À Corretja 6 5 647 9
  M Rosset 2 1 6 4   H Gumy 1 7 77 5 7
  G Pozzi 6 6 4 6   G Pozzi 2 3 6 7 9
  H Gumy 6 6 6   H Gumy 6 6 3 5 11
  S Bruguera 2 2 3 14   À Corretja 6 6 6
WC   O Mutis 4 6 6 3 2   J Stoltenberg 4 4 3
  D Prinosil 6 1 4 6 6   D Prinosil 4 3 711 1
  M Gustafsson 6 4 6 6   M Gustafsson 6 6 696
  A O'Brien 2 6 2 2   M Gustafsson 1 6 4 4
  J Stoltenberg 6 4 6 4 10   J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
  G Blanco 2 6 0 6 8   J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 6
  S Lareau 77 6 1 3 2 4   P Rafter 4 6 3 2
4   P Rafter 653 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   G Kuerten 6 6 6
WC   C Auffray 0 2 2 8   G Kuerten 6 656 1 4
Q   M Safin 5 7 6 3 6 Q   M Safin 3 77 3 6 6
  A Agassi 7 5 2 6 2 Q   M Safin 6 3 6 7
  S Schalken 6 2 4 5   D Vacek 3 6 3 5
  D Vacek 1 6 6 7   D Vacek 6 2 7 77
Q   M Rodríguez 3 2 4   J-M Gambill 4 6 5 60
  J-M Gambill 6 6 6 Q   M Safin 5 6 77 4 4
  M Filippini 1 6 5 77 4   C Pioline 7 4 656 6
  C Pioline 6 3 7 646   C Pioline 7 6 3 6
Q   J Boutter 666 6 77 Q   J Boutter 5 3 6 4
  C Vinck 78 3 4 65   C Pioline 6 6 7
Q   R Gilbert 6 6 2 2 11 10   R Krajicek 3 2 5
  A Portas 3 3 6 6 9 Q   R Gilbert 5 4 1
  N Lapentti 4 4 77 65 10   R Krajicek 7 6 6
10   R Krajicek 6 6 6277

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   A Berasategui 4 79 6 6
  G Stafford 6 673 1 16   A Berasategui 6 3 6 6
WC   G Solvès 6 6 3 658 WC   G Solvès 3 6 3 4
  R Reneberg 4 2 6 77 6 16   A Berasategui 626 7 7
  D Hrbatý 2 6 6 6   D Hrbatý 77 3 5 5
  S Campbell 6 3 3 3   D Hrbatý 6 6 6
  J Sánchez 666 7 4 3   JA Viloca 3 3 3
  JA Viloca 78 3 5 6 6 16   A Berasategui 2 4 6 3
  J Novák 0 2 61   H Arazi 6 6 3 6
  H Arazi 6 6 77   H Arazi 6 6 6
  J Golmard 1 2 0   N Escudé 3 4 2
  N Escudé 6 6 6   H Arazi 6 0 6 77
  J Tarango 6 6 77 Q   M Zabaleta 4 6 4 63
  P Haarhuis 4 1 64   J Tarango 0 2 2
Q   M Zabaleta 6 6 3 4 6 Q   M Zabaleta 6 6 6
2   P Korda 0 2 6 6 3

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