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Patrick Rafter was the defending champion, and he successfully defended his title, defeating compatriot Mark Philippoussis in the final, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0.

Men's Singles
1998 US Open
ChampionAustralia Patrick Rafter
Runner-upAustralia Mark Philippoussis
Final score6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1997 · US Open · 1999 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Pete Sampras (Semifinals)
  2.   Marcelo Ríos (Third Round)
  3.   Patrick Rafter (Champion)
  4.   Petr Korda (First Round)
  5.   Richard Krajicek (Third Round)
  6.   Greg Rusedski (Third Round)
  7.   Àlex Corretja (Fourth Round)
  8.   Andre Agassi (Fourth Round)
  9.   Karol Kučera (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Carlos Moyà (Semifinals)
  11.   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Fourth Round)
  12.   Jonas Björkman (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Tim Henman (Fourth Round)
  14.   Goran Ivanišević (Fourth Round)
  15.   Alberto Berasategui (First Round)
  16.   Albert Costa (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Pete Sampras 6 7 6
9   Karol Kučera 3 5 4
1   Pete Sampras 710 4 6 4 3
3   Patrick Rafter 686 2 6 6
3   Patrick Rafter 6 6 7
12   Jonas Björkman 2 3 5
3   Patrick Rafter 6 3 6 6
  Mark Philippoussis 3 6 2 0
    Thomas Johansson 6 3 77 3 610
  Mark Philippoussis 4 6 636 712
  Mark Philippoussis 6 6 5 6
10   Carlos Moyà 1 4 7 4
10   Carlos Moyà 6 6 6
  Magnus Larsson 4 3 3

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   P Sampras 6 6 6
  M-K Goellner 3 2 2 1   P Sampras 77 2 6 6
WC   P Goldstein 6777 6 3 WC   P Goldstein 646 3 3
  A Ilie 79 644 0r 1   P Sampras 6 6 6
WC   A Park 5 3 1   M Tillström 2 3 1
  M Tillström 7 6 6   M Tillström 1 6 77 3 6
  S Doseděl 6 3 6 6   S Doseděl 6 3 656 3
  F Dewulf 4 6 3 4 1   P Sampras 6 6 6
WC   T Dent 4 7 2   M Safin 4 3 2
Q   A Rădulescu 6 5 1r WC   T Dent 3 1 62
  M Safin 6 3 6 77   M Safin 6 6 77
  M Gustafsson 2 6 3 64   M Safin 6 6 1 6
  J Gimelstob 6 5 3r   T Muster 4 4 6 3
  W Black 3 7 2   W Black 77 4 3 0
  T Muster 77 6 6   T Muster 656 6 6
15   A Berasategui 612 3

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   K Kučera 6 6 6
  S Campbell 4 2 4 9   K Kučera 7 6 6
  J Golmard 6 6 77   J Golmard 5 3 0
  J Novák 3 4 65 9   K Kučera 7 6 6
WC   B Bryan 3 656 6 6   A Voinea 5 3 2
  M Ondruska 6 77 1 4 4 WC   B Bryan 6 2 4 4
  A Voinea 6 3 6 2   A Voinea 0 6 6 6
  A Gaudenzi 4 6 2 0r 9   K Kučera 6 6 651 6
  M Damm 6 6 7 8   A Agassi 3 3 77 6 3
  S Schalken 3 3 5   M Damm 66654
Q   J Sekulov 4 4 2   D Sanguinetti 78 77 6
  S Sanguinetti 6 6 6   D Sanguinetti 2 3 0
  G Raoux 6 3 6 1 78 8   A Agassi 6 6 6
  N Escudé 3 6 3 6 66   G Raoux 3 2 78 6 1
  S Grosjean 4 1 4 8   A Agassi 6 6 663 6
8   A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   P Rafter 4 4 6 6 6
  H Arazi 6 6 3 3 1 3   P Rafter 6 6 6
  JA Marín 3 6 6 2 1   H Gumy 4 1 2
  H Gumy 6 0 4 6 6 3   P Rafter 6 6 6
Q   M Merklein 77 0 4 4 Q   D Nainkin 1 1 1
Q   D Nainkin 636 6 6 Q   D Nainkin 2 6 6 6
Q   N Behr 6 4 3 4   G Kuerten 6 4 3 4
  G Kuerten 4 6 6 6 3   P Rafter 6 6 4 6
  G Blanco 3 0 2 14   G Ivanišević 3 4 6 1
  G Cañas 6 6 6   G Cañas 1 1 5
  J Alonso 4 3 2   P Haarhuis 6 6 7
  P Haarhuis 6 6 6   P Haarhuis 653 4
  T Martin 77 6 7 14   G Ivanišević 77 6 6
  J Tarango 642 5   T Martin 6 655 3
  M Woodforde 3 4 4 14   G Ivanišević 1 77 7 6
14   G Ivanišević 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   J Björkman 6 4 6 636
  C Pioline 2 6 1 77 2 12   J Björkman 6 6 6
Q   Y-i Yoon 2 4 4 WC   J Stark 2 3 1
WC   J Stark 6 6 6 12   J Björkman 6 6 6
Q   W Arthurs 6 5 6 6   F Santoro 3 1 2
  C Costa 3 7 4 4 Q   W Arthurs 634 3
  N Lapentti 6 5 3 6 64   F Santoro 77 6 6
  F Santoro 4 7 6 3 77 12   J Björkman 6 2 6 6
  D Pescariu 4 3 0   J Siemerink 4 6 2 2
  J Siemerink 6 6 6   J Siemerink 6 6 6
  M Rosset 65635   D Hrbatý 4 3 4
  D Hrbatý 77 77 7   J Siemerink 1 6 5 6 6
  B Ulihrach 6 6 4 6 6   G Rusedski 6 4 7 2 4
  S Sargsian 1 3 6 4   B Ulihrach 6 3 6 2 5
  W Ferreira 6 627 674 6   G Rusedski 4 6 4 6 7
6   G Rusedski 4 77 5 79 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   R Krajicek 6 6 6
  A Clément 3 1 1 5   R Krajicek 6 77 6
WC   A O'Brien 7 6 79 WC   A O'Brien 1 652
  L Paes 5 3 67 5   R Krajicek 77 4r
  H Dreekmann 6 1 6 6   T Johansson 655
  R Fromberg 3 6 3 3   H Dreekmann 6 5 2 3
  T Johansson 77 6 77   T Johansson 2 7 6 6
  F Meligeni 653 63   T Johansson 3 6 6 78
  F Clavet 6106 7 6 11   Y Kafelnikov 6 3 3 66
  A Pavel 712 4 5 2   F Clavet 4 631
  N Kiefer 6 6 6   N Kiefer 6 77 6
  L Roux 4 3 1   N Kiefer 4 0 2
  J Burillo 3 5 4 11   Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
  T Haas 6 7 6   T Haas 5 2 6 5
  D van Scheppingen 1 2 4 11   Y Kafelnikov 7 6 1 7
11   Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   T Henman 6 77 77
  S Draper 3 6463 13   T Henman 6 5 7 6
  F Mantilla 6 3 6 7   F Mantilla 3 7 5 4
  B Steven 3 6 4 5 13   T Henman 6 7 1 6
  T Woodbridge 77 604r Q   M Kohlmann 3 5 6 4
Q   M Kohlmann 6577 4 Q   M Kohlmann 7 6 6
Q   D Wheaton 4 1 4 Q   A Di Pasquale 5 4 4
Q   A Di Pasquale 6 6 6 13   T Henman 5 6 4 1
  C Ruud 5 4 3   M Philippoussis 7 0 6 6
  M Philippoussis 7 6 6   M Philippoussis 636 6 6
  S Lareau 7 77 6   S Lareau 77 3 3 4
  R Delgado 5 633   M Philippoussis 77 6 6
  K Carlsen 604 6 1   L Arnold Ker 653 3
  L Arnold Ker 77 6 4 6   L Arnold Ker 7 3 6 6
Q   B Karbacher 2 6 6 6 Q   B Karbacher 5 6 2 3
4   P Korda 6 3 2 1

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   A Corretja 2 6 7 7
  G Pozzi 6 3 5 5 7   A Corretja 6 5 686 6
Q   J-B Perlant 1 7 6 6 Q   J-B Perlant 4 7 710 1 0
  J Stoltenberg 6 5 3 3 7   A Corretja 6 4 6 77
  V Spadea 4 1 2   B Black 3 6 2 65
  B Black 6 6 6   B Black 77 6 7
  D Prinosil 4 3 6 4   F Vicente 641 5
  F Vicente 6 6 2 6 7   A Corretja 645 3
  M Norman 79 66646 6 10   C Moyà 77 7 6
  D Nestor 6778 77 4 4   M Norman 4 2 710 3
  J-M Gambill 6 1 6 7   J-M Gambill 6 6 686
Q   K Braasch 3 6 3 5   J-M Gambill 2 6 6 3 64
Q   E Erlich 1 3 1 10   C Moyà 6 3 3 6 77
  M Chang 6 6 6   M Chang 6 6 654 3
  M Puerta 1 6477 4r 10   C Moyà 3 1 77 6 6
10   C Moyà 6 77 634

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   A Costa 6 6 5 2 4
  O Gross 2 4 7 6 6   O Gross 6 6 6
Q   M Rodríguez 1 2 2   S Bruguera 1 3 4
  S Bruguera 6 6 6   O Gross 7 655 6 7
  A Medvedev 6 7 6 WC   G Grant 5 77 7 3 5
  J van Lottum 4 5 2   A Medvedev 6 3 644
  J Sánchez 2 5 6 3 WC   G Grant 4 6 77 6
WC   G Grant 6 7 4 6   O Gross 4 5 7 2
  M Larsson 3 6 1 6 6   M Larsson 6 7 5 6
  M Washington 6 3 6 4 4   M Larsson 6 6 6
  F Squillari 650 1   M Filippini 3 2 2
  M Filippini 77 6 6   M Larsson 6 632 6 6
  M Russell 5 4 6 3 2   M Ríos 1 77 6 3 2
Q   G Galimberti 7 6 3 6 Q   G Galimberti 2 77 2 2
  V Vacek 4 2 3 2   M Ríos 6 646 6
2   M Ríos 6 6 6

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