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1998 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Pete Sampras successfully defended his title, defeating Goran Ivanišević in the final, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1998 Wimbledon Championships.[1] With this win, Sampras equalled Björn Borg's Open Era then record of five Wimbledon titles.

Men's Singles
1998 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
Runner-upCroatia Goran Ivanišević
Final score6–7(2–7), 7–6(11–9), 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

01.     Pete Sampras (Champion)
02.     Marcelo Ríos (First round)
03.     Petr Korda (Quarterfinals)
04.     Greg Rusedski (First round, withdrew)
05.     Carlos Moyá (Second round)
06.     Pat Rafter (Fourth round)
07.     Yevgeny Kafelnikov (First round)
08.     Cédric Pioline (First round)
09.     Richard Krajicek (Semifinals)
10.     Àlex Corretja (First round)
11.     Jonas Björkman (Third round)
12.     Tim Henman (Semifinals)
13.     Andre Agassi (Second round)
14.     Goran Ivanišević (Final)
15.     Karol Kučera (First round)
16.     Félix Mantilla (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Pete Sampras 77 6 6
  Mark Philippoussis 654 4
1   Pete Sampras 6 4 7 6
12   Tim Henman 3 6 5 3
3   Petr Korda 3 4 2
12   Tim Henman 6 6 6
1   Pete Sampras 62711 6 3 6
14   Goran Ivanišević 77 694 6 2
  Jan Siemerink 6106566
14   Goran Ivanišević 712 77 78
14   Goran Ivanišević 6 6 5 6515
9   Richard Krajicek 3 4 7 77 13
9   Richard Krajicek 6 6 6
  Davide Sanguinetti 2 3 4

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   P Sampras 6 6 6
  D Hrbatý 3 3 2 1   P Sampras 6 6 77
  M Tillström 6 657 6   M Tillström 4 4 64
Q   A Rădulescu 4 77 5 3 1   P Sampras 6 77 77
  D Nestor 77 710 4 0 0   T Enqvist 3 6463
  T Enqvist 62686 6 6   T Enqvist 656 6 6
  S Draper 6 7 3 6   S Draper 77 1 4 3
  R Schüttler 3 5 6 3 1   P Sampras 6 6 6
  K Alami 6 3 4 6 5 Q   S Grosjean 3 4 4
Q   B MacPhie 4 6 6 3 7 Q   B MacPhie 4 6 1 4
  M Damm 3 683 Q   S Grosjean 6 3 6 6
Q   S Grosjean 6 710 6 Q   S Grosjean 6 710 6
  R Vašek 77 6 6 16   F Mantilla 0 682
  O Gross 643 1   R Vašek 646 3 4
LL   C Van Garsse 2 2 6 6 3 16   F Mantilla 77 3 6 6
16   F Mantilla 6 6 1 4 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   À Corretja 632 3
  J Gimelstob 77 6 6   J Gimelstob 6 1 4 4
  J Knippschild 6 3 671   M Woodforde 2 6 6 6
  M Woodforde 4 6 79 6   M Woodforde 1 6 3 6 3
  P Haarhuis 6 3 3 0   J Stoltenberg 6 3 6 3 6
  J Tarango 1 6 6 6   J Tarango 4 6 2 77 3
  G Kuerten 6 3 1 6 8   J Stoltenberg 6 2 6 636
  J Stoltenberg 4 6 6 4 10   J Stoltenberg 7 1 3 3
  L Arnold Ker 6 663 3   M Philippoussis 5 6 6 6
  B Ulihrach 2 78 6 6   B Ulihrach 4 4 6 2
Q   D Bracciali 4 6678 6 6 Q   D Bracciali 6 6 3 6
WC   M Lee 6 78 662 2 Q   D Bracciali 3 4 4
Q   A O'Brien 4 4 6 6 6   M Philippoussis 6 6 6
  K Carlsen 6 6 4 3 4 Q   A O'Brien 77 4 623
  M Philippoussis 6577 6 6   M Philippoussis 636 77 6
7   Y Kafelnikov 77 614 2

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   P Korda 6 6 6
  J Sánchez 3 4 3 3   P Korda 6 6 6
  S Campbell 3 6 1 0   F Dewulf 4 3 2
  F Dewulf 6 2 6 6 3   P Korda 4 7 7 7
WC   D Sapsford 662 3   J Golmard 6 5 5 5
  J Golmard 78 6 6   J Golmard 6 6 4 78
WC   D Wheaton 1 634   N Escudé 3 4 6 66
  N Escudé 6 77 6 3   P Korda 6 6 77
  S Lareau 6 6 6   J van Lottum 3 4 64
  R Reneberg 4 3 3   S Lareau 2 7 4 3
  J van Lottum 77 6 4 77   J van Lottum 6 5 6 6
  G Raoux 613 6 63   J van Lottum 6 6 6
  T Haas 646 6 6   T Haas 3 3 3
  R Delgado 77 3 3 3   T Haas 4 6 77 6
  Á Calatrava 2 4 3 13   A Agassi 6 1 644
13   A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   T Henman 77 7 5 4 6
  J Novák 645 7 6 2 12   T Henman 6 5 6 6
Q   T Ketola 1 644 Q   D Nainkin 3 7 4 2
Q   D Nainkin 6 77 6 12   T Henman 6 6 3 7
  J-M Gambill 78 6 654 8   B Black 4 4 6 5
  S Schalken 664 77 6 6   J-M Gambill 5 4 5
  B Black 7 3 3 79 6   B Black 7 6 7
  R Fromberg 5 6 6 672 12   T Henman 6 636 6
WC   M Petchey 2 6 3 2 6   P Rafter 3 77 3 2
  M Gustafsson 6 1 6 6   M Gustafsson 6 5 6 1 6
  JA Viloca 4 3 6 6 2   M Chang 2 7 2 6 2
  M Chang 6 6 3 3 6   M Gustafsson 3 79 2 1
  T Nydahl 7 6 77 6   P Rafter 6 676 6
  H Gumy 5 2 64   T Nydahl 632 63
Q   I Heuberger 1 2 6 1 6   P Rafter 77 6 77
6   P Rafter 6 6 4 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   C Moyá 6 4 6 2 6
Q   M Bhupathi 4 6 4 6 3 5   C Moyá 6 4 3 4
WC   A Richardson 4 6 3 2   H Arazi 4 6 6 6
  H Arazi 6 2 6 6   H Arazi 3 3 2
  S Sargsian 6 7 6   M Larsson 6 6 6
  A Portas 0 5 2   S Sargsian 3 77 3 5
  M Filippini 5 1 4   M Larsson 6 656 7
  M Larsson 7 6 6   M Larsson 6 3 3 2
  N Lapentti 6 3 4 3   J Siemerink 4 6 6 6
  D Prinosil 4 6 6 6   D Prinosil 4 77 4 2
  J Siemerink 6 6 77   J Siemerink 6 626 6
  C Doseděl 1 4 63   J Siemerink 78 5 2 6 7
Q   S Pescosolido 6 6 6 11   J Björkman 667 6 4 5
  JA Marín 2 1 1 Q   S Pescosolido 6 4 4 2
Q   D DiLucia 4 6 3 2 11   J Björkman 4 6 6 6
11   J Björkman 6 3 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   G Ivanišević 6 6 6
  G Stafford 3 3 2 14   G Ivanišević 6 77 4 6
WC   M Safin 3 4 6 4   A Medvedev 3 646 0
  A Medvedev 6 6 3 6 14   G Ivanišević 6677 6 6
  G Pozzi 61643   D Vacek 78 643 4
  D Vacek 77 77 6   D Vacek 6 7 6
  J Burillo 6 7 3 1 2   M-K Goellner 4 5 3
  M-K Goellner 4 5 6 6 6 14   G Ivanišević 77 6 3 77
  T Woodbridge 6 6 6   T Martin 653 6 62
  G Blanco 1 2 1   T Woodbridge 6 3 6 6
  W Black 6 7 6   W Black 1 6 3 2
  L Paes 4 5 4   T Woodbridge 4 6 614
  T Martin 6 6 6   T Martin 6 4 77 6
  A Sá 3 4 4   T Martin 6 7 6
Q   M Draper 4 6 5 Q   M Draper 3 5 2
4   G Rusedski 6 2 4r

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   C Pioline 4 6 6 6511
  M Rosset 6 3 4 77 13   M Rosset 4 4 63
Q   M Knowles 5 0 1 WC   C Wilkinson 6 6 77
WC   C Wilkinson 7 6 6 WC   C Wilkinson 2 6 3 1
  M Norman 5 5 65   W Ferreira 6 4 6 6
  A Costa 7 7 77   A Costa 6 5 3 3
  A Clément 6 3 4 2   W Ferreira 3 7 6 6
  W Ferreira 4 6 6 6   W Ferreira 3 3 5
  J Alonso 2 2 3 9   R Krajicek 6 6 7
  N Kiefer 6 6 6   N Kiefer 6 6 1 6
  H Dreekmann 63712 6 3 6   H Dreekmann 4 3 6 4
WC   B Cowan 77 6103 6 3   N Kiefer 4 6264
Q   N Godwin 4 2 3 9   R Krajicek 6 77 77
  D Pescariu 6 6 6   D Pescariu 1 3 2
  B Steven 3 676 2 9   R Krajicek 6 6 6
9   R Krajicek 6 79 4 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   K Kučera 663 4
Q   V Voltchkov 78 6 6 Q   V Voltchkov 6 6 77
Q   W McGuire 3 0 5   M Tebbutt 4 3 64
  M Tebbutt 6 6 7 Q   V Voltchkov 6 1 7 2 1
  M Puerta 77 3 5 4   D Sanguinetti 3 6 5 6 6
  F Squillari 656 7 6   F Squillari 1 3 2
  D Sanguinetti 606 6 2   D Sanguinetti 6 6 6
  J Van Herck 77 1 1 0r   D Sanguinetti 77 6 6
  A Pavel 3 3 3   F Clavet 631 4
  V Spadea 6 6 6   V Spadea 5 1 3
  J Courier 4 664   T Johansson 7 6 6
  T Johansson 6 78 6   T Johansson 643 3
  M Sinner 2 2 4   F Clavet 77 6 6
  G Cañas 6 6 6   G Cañas 77 6 641 4
  F Clavet 6 3 7 3 6   F Clavet 622 77 6 6
2   M Ríos 3 6 5 6 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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