1998 US Open (tennis)

The 1998 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hardcourts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 118th edition of the US Open and was held from August 31 through September 13, 1998.

1998 US Open
DateAugust 31 – September 13
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Men's Singles
Australia Patrick Rafter
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
Australia Sandon Stolle / Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Boys' Singles
Argentina David Nalbandian
Girls' Singles
Australia Jelena Dokić
Boys' Doubles
United States K. J. Hippensteel / United States David Martin
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Kim Clijsters / Denmark Eva Dyrberg
← 1997 · US Open · 1999 →


Men's SinglesEdit

  Patrick Rafter defeated   Mark Philippoussis, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0

• It was Rafter's 2nd and last career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd at the US Open.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Lindsay Davenport defeated   Martina Hingis, 6–3, 7–5

• It was Davenport's 1st career Grand Slam singles title and her 1st and only at the US Open.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Sandon Stolle /   Cyril Suk defeated   Mark Knowles /   Daniel Nestor, 4–6, 7–6, 6–2

• It was Stolle's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Suk's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Martina Hingis /   Jana Novotná defeated   Lindsay Davenport /   Natasha Zvereva 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Hingis' 10th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd and last US Open title. It was Novotná's 17th and last career Grand Slam title and her 4th US Open title. With this victory Hingis completed the second doubles Grand Slam in a calendar year in the Open Era, with Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver having completed the first in 1984.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Serena Williams /   Max Mirnyi defeated   Lisa Raymond /   Patrick Galbraith 6–2, 6–2

• It was Williams' 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st at the US Open.
• It was Mirnyi's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st at the US Open.


Boys' SinglesEdit

  David Nalbandian defeated   Roger Federer 6–3, 7–5

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Jelena Dokić defeated   Katarina Srebotnik 6–4, 6–2

Boys' DoublesEdit

  K. J. Hippensteel /   David Martin defeated   Andy Ram /   Lovro Zovko 6–7, 7–6, 6–2

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Kim Clijsters[1] /   Eva Dyrberg defeated   Jelena Dokić /   Evie Dominikovic 7–6, 6–4


  1. ^ Kim Clijsters first reached into the final in 2005, in which she won.

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Preceded by
1998 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1999 Australian Open