1999 French Open – Women's Doubles

Serena and Venus Williams defeated Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova in the final, 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 8–6 to win the women's doubles tennis title at the 1999 French Open. It was the first major title for the Williams sisters, and would be their first step towards completing the career Golden Slam in doubles.

Women's Doubles
1999 French Open
ChampionsUnited States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
Runners-upSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
Final score6–3, 6–7(2–7), 8–6
Details
Draw64 (3 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ women
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Hingis and Jana Novotná were the defending champions, but they did not compete together this year. Novotná partnered Natasha Zvereva as the first seed, but they retired in their quarterfinal match against Lindsay Davenport and Mary Pierce.

SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Jana Novotná
  Natasha Zvereva
3r  
12   Lindsay Davenport
  Mary Pierce
2    
12   Lindsay Davenport
  Mary Pierce
4 1  
9   Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
6 6  
9   Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
6 7  
    Els Callens
  Rita Grande
0 5  
9   Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
6 628
2   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
3 77 6
5   Elena Likhovtseva
  Ai Sugiyama
6 4 9
4   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
2 6 11
4   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
3 6 4
2   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
6 3 6
7   Larisa Neiland
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2 3  
2   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
6 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
5    
    J Halard-Decugis
  A Mauresmo
4r   1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
3 6 6
WC   S Foretz
  S Schoeffel
3 3       N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 1 4
    N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6   1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
6 6  
    C Cristea
  R Dragomir
7 6   13   B Schett
  P Schnyder
2 2  
    E Kulikovskaya
  O Lugina
5 3       C Cristea
  R Dragomir
4 2  
    E de Villiers
  R Hiraki
610   13   B Schett
  P Schnyder
6 6  
13   B Schett
  P Schnyder
77 6   1   J Novotná
  N Zvereva
3r  
12   L Davenport
  M Pierce
6 666 12   L Davenport
  M Pierce
2    
    K Adams
  C Rubin
3 78 2 12   L Davenport
  M Pierce
5 6 6
    E deLone
  N Pratt
6 6       E deLone
  N Pratt
7 0 3
    Kim E-h
  T Tanasugarn
0 2   12   L Davenport
  M Pierce
6 6  
    J Lee
  Wang S-t
3 6 1     A Ortuño
  C Torrens Valero
1 4  
    A Ortuño
  C Torrens Valero
6 2 6     A Ortuño
  C Torrens Valero
6 4 6
    M Drake
  J Steck
6 1 8     M Drake
  J Steck
4 6 4
8   I Spîrlea
  C Vis
3 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
4 3  
    V Menga
  E Wagner
6 6       V Menga
  E Wagner
7 77  
    C Barclay
  K-A Guse
6 6       C Barclay
  K-A Guse
5 65 
    L Pleming
  B Stewart
2 1       V Menga
  E Wagner
1 3  
    K Marosi
  M Ramón Climent
2 2   9   S Williams
  V Williams
6 6  
    A Frazier
  K Schlukebir
6 6       A Frazier
  K Schlukebir
3 2  
    A Coetzer
  I Gorrochategui
2 3   9   S Williams
  V Williams
6 6  
9   S Williams
  V Williams
6 6   9   S Williams
  V Williams
6 7  
16   K Kunce
  K Po
6 4 4     E Callens
  R Grande
0 5  
    L Němečková
  R Zrubáková
3 6 6     L Němečková
  R Zrubáková
0 2  
    B Schultz-McCarthy
  L Wild
651       L Courtois
  M Shaughnessy
6 6  
    L Courtois
  M Shaughnessy
77 6       L Courtois
  M Shaughnessy
6367 
    E Callens
  R Grande
6 6       E Callens
  R Grande
77 79  
    C Singer
  H Vildová
4 2       E Callens
  R Grande
0 6 6
    A Molik
  C Morariu
3 7 7     A Molik
  C Morariu
6 4 2
6   M de Swardt
  E Tatarkova
6 5 5

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
7 6  
    Å Carlsson
  É Loit
5 2   5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
77 2 6
    L Golarsa
  J Husárová
6 6       L Golarsa
  J Husárová
636 3
    S Jeyaseelan
  E Melicharová
4 0   5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
77 6  
    A Olsza
  L Osterloh
6 666 14   S Farina
  K Habšudová
630  
    A Ellwood
  L McShea
4 78 4     A Olsza
  L Osterloh
2 1  
    D Graham
  L Montalvo
4 2   14   S Farina
  K Habšudová
6 6  
14   S Farina
  K Habšudová
6 6   5   E Likhovtseva
  A Sugiyama
6 4 9
15   F Labat
  D Van Roost
77 6   4   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
2 6 11
    RM Andrés Rodríguez
  E Bes Ostáriz
651   15   F Labat
  D Van Roost
6 6  
    R McQuillan
  N Miyagi
6 617     R McQuillan
  N Miyagi
2 3  
    C Dhenin
  M Murić
4 77 5 15   F Labat
  D Van Roost
1 4  
    M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
6 626 4   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
6 6  
WC   L Ghirardi
  S Pitkowski
2 77 3     M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
4 0  
    K Freye
  P Stoyanova
4 3   4   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
6 6  
4   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
    S Appelmans
  M Oremans
2 2   7   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
    S Noorlander
  C Papadáki
5 77 6     S Noorlander
  C Papadáki
1 2  
WC   N Dechy
  V Razzano
7 642 7   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6  
    K Hrdličková
  T Križan
6 0 6 10   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
1 4  
    K Boogert
  A-G Sidot
3 6 2     K Hrdličková
  T Križan
5 2  
    C Black
  I Selyutina
641   10   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
7 6  
10   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
77 6   7   L Neiland
  A Sánchez Vicario
2 3  
11   M J Fernández
  M Seles
6 6   2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 6  
Alt   A Grahame
  T Musgrave
2 0   11   M J Fernández
  M Seles
6577 4
    O Barabanschikova
  B Rittner
6 4 8     L Horn
  K Srebotnik
77 636
    L Horn
  K Srebotnik
0 6 10     L Horn
  K Srebotnik
6 2 5
    V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 6   2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
1 6 7
    R Kuti-Kis
  C Schneider
0 3       V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
1 4  
    A Cocheteux
  A Dechaume-Balleret
4 2   2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 6  
2   M Hingis
  A Kournikova
6 6  

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