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1999 French Open – Women's Doubles

Martina Hingis and Jana Novotná were the defending champions, but they did not compete together this year. Novotná instead partnered with Natasha Zvereva as the first seed, whereas Hingis partnered with Anna Kournikova as the second seed. Novotná and Zvereva retired in their quarterfinal match against Lindsay Davenport and Mary Pierce, but Hingis and Kournikova reached the final where they lost to American sisters Serena and Venus Williams, 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 8–6. This was the first Grand Slam for the Williams sisters and would be their first step towards completing a 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 (3WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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Contents

SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Jana Novotná
  Natasha Zvereva
3 r  
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
4 r   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
3 r  
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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