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1999 Australian Open – Women's Doubles

The 1999 Australian Open – Women's Doubles was the women's dobules event of the eighty-seventh edition of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year and the most prestigious tournament in the Asia-Pacific and the Southern Hemisphere. Martina Hingis and Mirjana Lučić were the defending champions, but Hingis competed with Russian Anna Kournikova, and Lučić competed with Frenchwoman Mary Pierce. Lučić and Pierce were defeated in the first round by Christina Singer and Helena Vildová.
Hingis and Kournikova, however, ended up winning the title, defeating first seeds Lindsay Davenport and Natasha Zvereva, 7–5, 6–3. With this win, Hingis won her fifth consecutive Grand Slam title in doubles, and became the only woman to have won three consecutive Australian Open titles in singles and doubles simultaneously. Hingis and her partners defeated Davenport/Zvereva for all five consecutive women's doubles titles starting with the 1998 Australian and ending with the 1999 Australian Open.

Women's Doubles
1999 Australian Open
ChampionsSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
Runners-upUnited States Lindsay Davenport
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Final score7–5, 6–3
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
← 1998 · Australian Open · 2000 →

SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Lindsay Davenport
  Natasha Zvereva
6 6  
    Yayuk Basuki
  Amélie Mauresmo
2 3  
1   Lindsay Davenport
  Natasha Zvereva
1 6 6
    Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
6 4 4
4   Larisa Neiland
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4 6 1
    Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
6 4 6
1   Lindsay Davenport
  Natasha Zvereva
5 3  
3   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
7 6  
    Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
602  
3   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
77 6  
3   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
6 5 6
2   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
3 7 4
    Florencia Labat
  Dominique Van Roost
1 4  
2   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
6 6  

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   L Davenport
  N Zvereva
6 6  
    A Frazier
  K Schlukebir
2 1   1   L Davenport
  N Zvereva
77 6  
    K Kunce
  K Po
7 6       K Kunce
  K Po
630  
    M Drake
  T Musgrave
5 3   1   L Davenport
  N Zvereva
6 6  
    A Huber
  L Wild
6 1 3     C Cristea
  R Dragomir
0 3  
    C Cristea
  R Dragomir
2 6 6     C Cristea
  R Dragomir
6 3 6
    I Gorrochategui
  S Graf
6 4 8     I Gorrochategui
  S Graf
4 6 3
11   K Adams
  D Graham
2 6 6 1   L Davenport
  N Zvereva
6 6  
13   R McQuillan
  N Miyagi
2 65      Y Basuki
  A Mauresmo
2 3  
    Y Basuki
  A Mauresmo
6 77       Y Basuki
  A Mauresmo
6 710  
    E Bes
  S Krivencheva
635       R Hiraki
  L McShea
1 68 
    R Hiraki
  L McShea
77 7       Y Basuki
  A Mauresmo
6 6  
    A Olsza
  N van Lottum
6 6   WC   Å Carlsson
  J Dokić
2 0  
    A Hopmans
  L Pleming
2 4       A Olsza
  N van Lottum
5 3  
WC   Å Carlsson
  J Dokić
1 6 6 WC   Å Carlsson
  J Dokić
7 6  
6   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 3 0

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
WC   E Dominikovic
  C Watson
3 4   4   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
    E deLone
  N Pratt
3 3       A Dechaume-Balleret
  L Golarsa
3 3  
    A Dechaume-Balleret
  L Golarsa
6 6   4   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
647 6
    K Hrdličková
  T Križan
6 6       K Hrdličková
  T Križan
77 5 1
    R Grande
  E Wagner
4 3       K Hrdličková
  T Križan
3 6 6
    S de Beer
  J Lee
4 4   9   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 2 2
9   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 6   4   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
4 6 1
16   M Lučić
  M Pierce
2 2       S Williams
  V Williams
6 4 6
    C Singer
  H Vildová
6 6       C Singer
  H Vildová
3 1  
    S Williams
  V Williams
6 6       S Williams
  V Williams
6 6  
    C Barclay
  K-A Guse
4 1       S Williams
  V Williams
77 6  
    A Ellwood
  A Molik
1 2   7   M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
632  
    M J Fernández
  C Morariu
6 6       M J Fernández
  C Morariu
0 3  
    C Papadáki
  G Pizzichini
5 4   7   M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
6 6  
7   M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
7 6  

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   I Spîrlea
  C Vis
6 6  
    V Csurgó
  E-h Kim
1 2   8   I Spîrlea
  C Vis
5 5  
    N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
77 6       N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
7 7  
    C Black
  I Selyutina
5 3       N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6  
    A Coetzer
  J Steck
4 6 6 15   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
2 3  
    C Rubin
  S Testud
6 2 3     A Coetzer
  J Steck
4 62 
    M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
4 4   15   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 77  
15   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 6       N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
602  
12   J Novotná
  M Seles
6 77   3   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
77 6  
    L Horn
  K Kschwendt
2 65  12   J Novotná
  M Seles
6 6  
    L Courtois
  E de Villiers
77 6       L Courtois
  E de Villiers
2 3  
    Cho Y-j
  Park S-h
643   12   J Novotná
  M Seles
693  
    S Noorlander
  S-t Wang
7 6   3   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
711 6  
    A Ortuño
  M Ramón Climent
5 3       S Noorlander
  S-t Wang
1 5  
    E Melicharová
  J Pullin
3 0   3   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 7  
3   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
6 6  
    L Lee
  P Stoyanova
3 3   5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
4 6 1
    L Osterloh
  M Washington
5 6 2     F Labat
  D Van Roost
6 2 6
    F Labat
  D Van Roost
7 3 6     F Labat
  D Van Roost
6 6  
    A Canepa
  T Garbin
1 1   14   E Callens
  J Halard-Decugis
4 1  
    S Farina
  K Habšudová
6 6       S Farina
  K Habšudová
5 3  
    S Reeves
  T Tanasugarn
2 77 3 14   E Callens
  J Halard-Decugis
7 6  
14   E Callens
  J Halard-Decugis
6 646     F Labat
  D Van Roost
1 4  
10   B Schett
  P Schnyder
7 4 6 2   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 6  
    C Dhenin
  É Loit
5 6 3 10   B Schett
  P Schnyder
77 2 8
    K Boogert
  A-G Sidot
6 656     K Boogert
  A-G Sidot
636 6
WC   M Tu
  M Weingärtner
2 77 2 10   B Schett
  P Schnyder
0 7 3
    R Bobková
  D Jones
6 6   2   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 5 6
WC   A Grahame
  B Stewart
2 4   WC   A Grahame
  B Stewart
0 3  
    S Cacic
  S Jeyaseelan
5 1   2   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 6  
2   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
7 6  

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