1999 Direct Line International Championships – Doubles

The 1999 Direct Line International Championships – Doubles was the doubles event of the twenty-fifth edition of the Eastbourne International, a WTA Tier II tennis tournament held in Eastbourne, England and part of the European grass court season. Mariaan de Swardt and Jana Novotná were the defending doubles champions but each competed with different partners in 1999. De Swardt partnered Elena Tatarkova and reached the semifinals where they lost to Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova. Novotná teamed with Natasha Zvereva and they retired in the final to Hingis and Kournikova after losing the first set 4–6.

Doubles
1999 Direct Line International Championships
ChampionsSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
Runners-upCzech Republic Jana Novotná
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Final score6–4 retired
Details
Draw32
Seeds4
Events
Singles Doubles
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SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
3 6 6
    D Graham
  L McNeil
6 0 1 1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
6 6  
    K Adams
  C Rubin
6 6       K Adams
  C Rubin
4 4  
    N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
4 3   1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
6 6  
4   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
6 6       C Martínez
  P Tarabini
1 4  
    L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
1 2   4   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
4 4  
    R McQuillan
  C Morariu
6 4       C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6  
    C Martínez
  P Tarabini
7 6   1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
4 r  
    M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
6 6 6 2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6    
WC   J Pullin
  L Woodroffe
2 7 1     M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
6 6  
    K Kunce
  K Po
7 6       K Kunce
  K Po
4 2  
3   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
5 3       M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
2 2  
Q   M Murić
  C Papadáki
2 4   2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 6  
    A Coetzer
  L Raymond
6 6       A Coetzer
  L Raymond
0 5  
    I Spîrlea
  C Vis
6 2   2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 7  
2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
7 6  

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

QualifiersEdit

  1.   Maja Murić /   Christína Papadáki

Qualifying drawEdit

KeyEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
         
1   Catherine Barclay
  Kerry-Anne Guse
7
    Amy Frazier
  Katie Schlukebir
9
    Amy Frazier
  Katie Schlukebir
4
    Maja Murić
  Christína Papadáki
8
    Maja Murić
  Christína Papadáki
8
    Laura Golarsa
  Katarina Srebotnik
5
    Maja Murić
  Christína Papadáki
8
    Janet Lee
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
4
WC   Mirjana Lučić
  Samantha Smith
5
    Amélie Cocheteux
  Émilie Loit
8
    Amélie Cocheteux
  Émilie Loit
6
    Janet Lee
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
8
    Janet Lee
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
8
2   Miho Saeki
  Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
2

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