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1999 Direct Line International Championships

The 1999 Direct Line International Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Eastbourne Tennis Centre in Eastbourne in the United Kingdom that was part of Tier II of the 1999 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 14 June until 19 June 1999. Natasha Zvereva won the singles title.[1]

1999 Direct Line International Championships
Date14 – 19 June
Edition25th
CategoryTier II
Draw32S / 16D
SurfaceGrass
LocationEastbourne, England
VenueDevonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova
← 1998 · Eastbourne International · 2000 →

EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank Seed
  USA Monica Seles 4 1
  ESP Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7 2
  FRA Nathalie Tauziat 9 3
  RSA Amanda Coetzer 12 4
  RUS Anna Kournikova 18 5
  BLR Natasha Zvereva 17 6
  ROU Irina Spîrlea 21 7
  RUS Elena Likhovtseva 22 8

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from the doubles qualifying draw:

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Natasha Zvereva defeated   Nathalie Tauziat, 0–6, 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Zvereva's only singles title of the year and the fourth of her career.[2]

DoublesEdit

  Martina Hingis /   Anna Kournikova defeated   Jana Novotná /   Natasha Zvereva, 6–4 retired

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Centre court classics". Eastbourne Herald. 10 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Natalia Zvereva". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved 18 June 2010.

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