1998 Italian Open – Men's Singles

Álex Corretja was the defending champion, but lost in the second round this year.

Men's Singles
1998 Italian Open
ChampionChile Marcelo Ríos
Runner-upSpain Álbert Costa
Final scoreW/O
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Marcelo Ríos won the title when Álbert Costa withdrew from the final.

SeedsEdit

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
            
    Álbert Costa 6 4 6
12   Alberto Berasategui 3 6 3
    Álbert Costa          
3   Marcelo Ríos w/o        
3   Marcelo Ríos 6 7  
8   Gustavo Kuerten 0 5  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   P Sampras 77 6  
    T Enqvist 634   1   P Sampras 710 6  
    M Norman 6 1       M Norman 684  
    S Bruguera 3 0r 1   P Sampras 2 66 
    J Siemerink 1 4   15   M Chang 6 78  
Q   A Clément 6 6   Q   A Clément 5 1  
    A Medvedev 2 6 3 15   M Chang 7 6  
15   M Chang 6 4 6 15   M Chang 2 1  
9   Á Corretja 77 6       Á Costa 6 6  
    M Woodforde 614   9   Á Corretja 6 654
    K Alami 6 3 7     K Alami 3 77 6
    A Gaudenzi 3 6 5     K Alami 2 67 
Q   H Gumy 3 1       Á Costa 6 79  
    Á Costa 6 6       Á Costa 6 6  
    F Dewulf 6 6       F Dewulf 1 4  
7   J Björkman 2 3  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   P Rafter 3 77 4
LL   S Schalken 6 646 LL   S Schalken 6 3 1
    B Steven 7 6       B Steven 2 6 6
    G Raoux 5 2       B Steven 7 6  
Q   D Vemić 2 4   14   C Moyà 5 0  
    F Clavet 6 6       F Clavet 3 64 
    G Blanco 4 6 2 14   C Moyà 6 77  
14   C Moyà 6 2 6     B Steven 4 2  
12   A Berasategui 6 6   12   A Berasategui 6 6  
Q   G Galimberti 4 2   12   A Berasategui 6 77  
    W Ferreira 6 6       W Ferreira 3 61 
Q   L Arnold Ker 1 1   12   A Berasategui 77 4 6
    J Tarango 4 1       B Ulihrach 636 3
Q   J Golmard 6 6   Q   J Golmard 2 2  
    B Ulihrach 7 710       B Ulihrach 6 6  
5   G Rusedski 5 68 

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   Y Kafelnikov 77 6  
    T Johansson 652   6   Y Kafelnikov 1 77 6
    A Portas 7 624     T Martin 6 643
    T Martin 5 77 6 6   Y Kafelnikov 2 6 66
    R Fromberg 6 5 3 11   R Krajicek 6 3 78
    N Escudé 3 7 6     N Escudé 3 3  
    M Philippoussis 7 641 11   R Krajicek 6 6  
11   R Krajicek 5 77 6 11   R Krajicek 693  
13   F Mantilla 6 6   3   M Ríos 711 6  
    J Courier 2 3   13   F Mantilla 4 6 4
    T Muster 6 6       T Muster 6 3 6
    M Filippini 1 0       T Muster 3 1  
    F Santoro 1 0   3   M Ríos 6 6  
    T Henman 6 6       T Henman 3 1  
WC   M Martelli 3 0   3   M Ríos 6 6  
3   M Ríos 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   G Kuerten 1 6 6
    C Costa 6 4 2 8   G Kuerten 6 7  
Q   N Lapentti 77 6   Q   N Lapentti 0 5  
WC   G Pozzi 614   8   G Kuerten 6 6  
    T Haas 4 6 6     T Haas 4 2  
WC   D Nargiso 6 3 3     T Haas 6 6  
WC   V Santopadre 6 6   WC   V Santopadre 2 1  
10   K Kučera 4 3   8   G Kuerten 6 6  
16   C Pioline 6 6   Q   F Vicente 3 4  
    G Ivanišević 4 4   16   C Pioline 4 2  
    J Alonso 1 0   WC   D Sanguinetti 6 6  
WC   D Sanguinetti 6 6   WC   D Sanguinetti 2 5  
Q   F Vicente 2 6 6 Q   F Vicente 6 7  
    M-K Goellner 6 3 1 Q   F Vicente 3 6 6
    H Arazi 6 6       H Arazi 6 3 2
2   P Korda 2 4  

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