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The 1998 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 112th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and was held from 22 June to 5 July 1998.

1998 Wimbledon Championships
Date22 June – 5 July
Edition112th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S/64D/64XD
Prize money£7,207,590
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
United States Serena Williams / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Boys' Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Girls' Singles
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Boys' Doubles
Switzerland Roger Federer / Belgium Olivier Rochus
Girls' Doubles
Denmark Eva Dyrberg / Croatia Jelena Kostanić
← 1997 · Wimbledon Championships · 1999 →

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Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for 1998 championships was £7,207,590. The winner of the men's title earned £435,000 while the women's singles champion earned £391,500.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £435,000
Women's Singles £391,500
Men's Doubles * £178,220 N/A
Women's Doubles * £154,160 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £75,700 N/A

* per team

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Pete Sampras defeated   Goran Ivanišević, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2 [5]

  • It was Sampras' 11th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th at Wimbledon.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Jana Novotná defeated   Nathalie Tauziat, 6–4, 7–6(7–2) [6]

  • It was Novotná's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Jacco Eltingh /   Paul Haarhuis defeated   Todd Woodbridge /   Mark Woodforde, 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 10–8 [7]

  • It was Eltingh's 6th and last career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon. It was Haarhuis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only at Wimbledon.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Martina Hingis /   Jana Novotná defeated   Lindsay Davenport /   Natasha Zvereva, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6 [8]

  • It was Hingis' 5th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 2nd at Wimbledon. It was Novotná's 11th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 4th and last at Wimbledon.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Max Mirnyi /   Serena Williams defeated   Mahesh Bhupathi /   Mirjana Lučić, 6–4, 6–4 [9]

  • It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title. It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Roger Federer defeated   Irakli Labadze, 6–4, 6–4 [10]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Katarina Srebotnik defeated   Kim Clijsters, 7–6(7–3), 6–3 [11]

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Roger Federer /   Olivier Rochus defeated   Michaël Llodra /   Andy Ram, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5 [12]

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Eva Dyrberg /   Jelena Kostanić defeated   Petra Rampre /   Iroda Tulyaganova, 6–2, 7–6(7–5) [13]

Singles seedsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

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