1998 US Open – Men's Singles Qualifying

Players who neither had high enough rankings nor received wild cards to enter the main draw of the annual US Open Tennis Championships participated in a qualifying tournament held over several days before the event.[1]

Men's Singles Qualifying
1998 US Open
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
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SeedsEdit

  1.   Martin Rodriguez (Qualified)
  2.   Rainer Schüttler (Second round)
  3.   Laurence Tieleman (Second round)
  4.   Michael Tebbutt (Second round)
  5.   Takao Suzuki (Second round)
  6.   Grant Stafford (Qualifying Competition)
  7.   Brian MacPhie (Second round)
  8.   Vincenzo Santopadre (Second round)
  9.   Ivo Heuberger (Second round)
  10.   Neville Godwin (Qualifying Competition)
  11.   André Sá (First round)
  12.   Tuomas Ketola (Second round)
  13.   Tomáš Zíb (First round)
  14.   Lleyton Hewitt (Second round)
  15.   Lars Burgsmüller (First round)
  16.   Wolfgang Schranz (First round)
  17.   Alex Rădulescu (Qualified)
  18.   Cristiano Caratti (First round)
  19.   Michael Kohlmann (Qualified)
  20.   Arnaud Di Pasquale (Qualified)
  21.   Peter Tramacchi (First round)
  22.   Francisco Cabello (First round)
  23.   Bernd Karbacher (Qualified)
  24.   Mark Draper (First round)
  25.   Sebastián Prieto (Second round)
  26.   Petr Luxa (Qualifying Competition)
  27.   Michael Sell (First round)
  28.   Vladimir Voltchkov (Qualifying Competition)
  29.   Peter Wessels (First round)
  30.   Gérard Solvès (Qualifying Competition)
  31.   Stefano Pescosolido (Qualifying Competition)
  32.   Adriano Ferreira (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

KeyEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
1   Martin Rodriguez 6 6
    Julien Boutter 4 1
1   Martin Rodriguez 6 6
WC   Wynn Criswell 4 1
    Quino Muñoz 5 2
WC   Wynn Criswell 7 6
1   Martin Rodriguez 6 5 7
31   Stefano Pescosolido 2 7 5
    Gabriel Trifu 6 6
    Denis Van Uffelen 3 4
    Gabriel Trifu 6 2
31   Stefano Pescosolido 7 6
    Eyal Ran 2 6 1
31   Stefano Pescosolido 6 1 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
2   Rainer Schüttler 6 2
WC   Mike Bryan 2 0r
2   Rainer Schüttler 7 6 2
    Yoon Yong-il 6 7 6
    Ota Fukárek 5 3
    Yoon Yong-il 7 6
    Yoon Yong-il 3 6 6
    Iztok Božič 6 2 4
    Marc Merry 6 3
    Iztok Božič 7 6
    Iztok Božič 6 2 6
    Nick Gould 3 6 1
    Nick Gould 6 7
32   Adriano Ferreira 3 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
3   Laurence Tieleman 7 4 6
    Frédéric Niemeyer 6 6 3
3   Laurence Tieleman 4 2
    Wayne Arthurs 6 6
    Wayne Arthurs 7 7
    Gouichi Motomura 6 5
    Wayne Arthurs 4 6 6
30   Gérard Solvès 6 2 4
    Wade McGuire 6 6
    Tommi Lenho 4 2
    Wade McGuire 2 6
30   Gérard Solvès 6 7
    David Witt 5 7 6
30   Gérard Solvès 7 5 7

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
4   Michael Tebbutt 6 6
    Hideki Kaneko 4 3
4   Michael Tebbutt 4 7 5
    Jean-Baptiste Perlant 6 6 7
    David Caldwell 6 3 3
    Jean-Baptiste Perlant 3 6 6
    Jean-Baptiste Perlant 3 6 6
    Doug Flach 6 2 2
WC   Patrick McEnroe 4 2
    Michael Joyce 6 6
    Michael Joyce 5 4
    Doug Flach 7 6
    Doug Flach 6 7
29   Peter Wessels 1 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
5   Takao Suzuki 6 6
    Yahiya Doumbia 3 2
5   Takao Suzuki 5 3
    James Sekulov 7 6
    Barry Cowan 4 6
    James Sekulov 6 7
    James Sekulov 7 4 6
28   Vladimir Voltchkov 6 6 2
    Jim Thomas 6 6
    Steven Randjelovic 2 4
    Jim Thomas 6 2 1
28   Vladimir Voltchkov 3 6 6
    Scott Humphries 6 4
28   Vladimir Voltchkov 7 6

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
6   Grant Stafford 6 6
    Régis Lavergne 3 2
6   Grant Stafford 6 6
    Lior Mor 3 3
    Lior Mor 6 7
    Andrei Merinov 3 5
6   Grant Stafford 3 7 3
    Karsten Braasch 6 6 6
    Mariano Sanchez 6 6
WC   Kevin Kim 4 4
    Mariano Sanchez 3 3
    Karsten Braasch 6 6
    Karsten Braasch 6 6
27   Michael Sell 4 4

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
7   Brian MacPhie 6 6
WC   Marc Silva 3 4
7   Brian MacPhie 5 2
    Rodolphe Gilbert 7 6
    Rodolphe Gilbert 6 6
    Daniele Bracciali 2 2
    Rodolphe Gilbert 4 6 6
    Mark Merklein 6 3 7
    Mark Merklein 7 7
WC   Adam Seri 6 5
    Mark Merklein 6 6
25   Sebastián Prieto 4 4
    Justin Bower 2 3
25   Sebastián Prieto 6 6

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
8   Vincenzo Santopadre 6 7
    Charles Aufy 2 5
8   Vincenzo Santopadre 6 2 3
    David Nainkin 4 6 6
    David Nainkin 1 6 6
Alt   Damien Roberts 6 2 3
    David Nainkin 7 6 6
26   Petr Luxa 5 7 4
    Oren Motevassel 7 6
    Jeff Coetzee 5 3
    Oren Motevassel 4 6 2
26   Petr Luxa 6 3 6
    Cecil Mamiit 6 3 3
26   Petr Luxa 3 6 6

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
9   Ivo Heuberger 7 6
    Frédéric Fontang 6 1
9   Ivo Heuberger 3 5
    Giorgio Galimberti 6 7
    Giorgio Galimberti 4 7 3
    Mosé Navarra 6 6 0r
    Giorgio Galimberti 4 6 6
    Harel Levy 6 2 3
    Martijn Belgraver 7 6
    João Cunha e Silva 6 4
    Martijn Belgraver 5 3
    Harel Levy 7 6
    Harel Levy 6 6
24   Mark Draper 4 4

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
10   Neville Godwin 7 6
    Amir Hadad 5 2
10   Neville Godwin 4
    Olivier Delaître 2r
    Óscar Burrieza 5 6 4
    Olivier Delaître 7 3 6
10   Neville Godwin 7 3 6
23   Bernd Karbacher 5 6 7
    Gerald Mandl 6 6 5
    Andrés Zingman 7 4 7
    Andrés Zingman 2 6 5
23   Bernd Karbacher 6 4 7
    Max Mirnyi 6 4 4
23   Bernd Karbacher 3 6 6

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
11   André Sá 6 3 3
    Eyal Erlich 4 6 6
    Eyal Erlich 6 3 7
    Michael Hill 1 6 5
    Nir Welgreen 7 1 2
    Michael Hill 6 6 6
    Eyal Erlich 6 7
    Toby Mitchell 4 6
    Toby Mitchell 6 5 6
    Teo Susnjak 3 7 0
    Toby Mitchell 2 6 7
    Ronald Agénor 6 3 6
    Ronald Agénor 7 6
22   Francisco Cabello 5 4

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
12   Tuomas Ketola 7 1 6
    Stéphane Simian 5 6 4
12   Tuomas Ketola 4 6 3
    Sergi Duran-Bernad 6 3 6
    Sergi Duran-Bernad 7 3 7
    David DiLucia 6 6 5
    Sergi Duran-Bernad 4 6 4
    Noam Behr 6 3 6
    Jean-François Bachelot 4 6 0
    Maurice Ruah 6 3 6
    Maurice Ruah 2 6 2
    Noam Behr 6 4 6
    Noam Behr 6 6 6
21   Peter Tramacchi 7 3 3

Thirteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
13   Tomáš Zíb 2 3
    Antony Dupuis 6 6
    Antony Dupuis 6 4 7
    Ben Ellwood 4 6 6
    Jared Palmer 6 3 4
    Ben Ellwood 3 6 6
    Antony Dupuis 6 6 3
19   Michael Kohlmann 1 7 6
    George Bastl 6 4 7
WC   Thomas Blake 3 6 5
    George Bastl 5 2
19   Michael Kohlmann 7 6
WC   Adam Peterson 6 4
19   Michael Kohlmann 7 6

Fourteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
14   Lleyton Hewitt 6 4 6
    Răzvan Sabău 0 6 2
14   Lleyton Hewitt 7 6 4
    Stéphane Huet 5 7 6
    Stéphane Huet 7 6
    Todd Larkham 6 2
    Stéphane Huet 5 6
20   Arnaud Di Pasquale 7 7
    Danny Sapsford 3 6 7
    Arnaud Boetsch 6 3 6
    Danny Sapsford 3 3
20   Arnaud Di Pasquale 6 6
    Grant Doyle 6 4
20   Arnaud Di Pasquale 7 6

Fifteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
15   Lars Burgsmüller 4 4
    Wesley Whitehouse 6 6
    Wesley Whitehouse 6 6
    Kevin Ullyett 3 1
    Hugo Armando 1 1
    Kevin Ullyett 6 6
    Wesley Whitehouse 6 3 5
17   Alex Rădulescu 4 6 7
    Andrei Stoliarov 6 3 6
    Miles Maclagan 2 6 3
    Andrei Stoliarov 3 5
17   Alex Rădulescu 6 7
    Lee Hyung-taik 5 4
17   Alex Rădulescu 7 6

Sixteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
16   Wolfgang Schranz 7 6 5
WC   James Blake 6 7 7
WC   James Blake 6 7
    Louis Vosloo 4 5
    Louis Vosloo 6 7
    Andrew Rueb 2 5
WC   James Blake 4 2
    David Wheaton 6 6
    Yaoki Ishii 5 3
    David Wheaton 7 6
    David Wheaton 5 6 7
    Allen Belobrajdic 7 1 6
    Allen Belobrajdic 4 6 6
18   Cristiano Caratti 6 3 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rueb, Andrew. "A Primer on Tournament Draws and Seeding". Straight Sets – Tennis Blog of the New York Times. The New York Times. Retrieved 3 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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