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Serena Williams defeated world No. 1 Martina Hingis in the final, 6–3, 7–6(7–4), to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1999 US Open. This was Williams' first Grand Slam singles title, and she became the first African American woman to win a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era.

Women's Singles
1999 US Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Final score6–3, 7–6(7–4)
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 · US Open · 2000 →

Lindsay Davenport was the defending champion, but lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Martina Hingis (Final)
  2.   Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  3.   Venus Williams (Semifinals)
  4.   Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Mary Pierce (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Amanda Coetzer (First Round)
  7.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  8.   Jana Novotná (Third Round)
  9.   Julie Halard-Decugis (Fourth Round)
  10.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Fourth Round)
  11.   Nathalie Tauziat (Third Round)
  12.   Barbara Schett (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Dominique Van Roost (Third Round)
  14.   Sandrine Testud (Second Round)
  15.   Amélie Mauresmo (Fourth Round)
  16.   Conchita Martínez (Fourth Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
    Anke Huber 2 0
1   Martina Hingis 6 4 6
3   Venus Williams 1 6 3
3   Venus Williams 6 6
12   Barbara Schett 4 3
1   Martina Hingis 3 64
7   Serena Williams 6 77
7   Serena Williams 4 6 6
4   Monica Seles 6 3 2
7   Serena Williams 6 1 6
2   Lindsay Davenport 4 6 4
5   Mary Pierce 2 6 5
2   Lindsay Davenport 6 3 7

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Hingis 6 7
  K Hrdličková 1 5 1   M Hingis 6 6
WC   J Hopkins 4 2   S Pitkowski 1 1
  S Pitkowski 6 6 1   M Hingis 6 6
Q   S Klösel 6 6 Q   S Klösel 3 1
WC   Z Lešenarová 4 3 Q   S Klösel 6 77
  S Kleinová 77 3 5   J Chi 4 64
  J Chi 656 7 1   M Hingis 6 7
  C Torrens Valero 3 5 10   A Sánchez Vicario 4 5
  P Schnyder 6 7   P Schnyder 6 3 6
  É Loit 0 4   L Raymond 3 6 3
  L Raymond 6 6   P Schnyder 2 2
  N Pratt 6 6 10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  M Tu 4 2   N Pratt 2 2
  J Dokić 5 1 10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
10   A Sánchez Vicario 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   A Mauresmo 6 6
  J Henin 1 4 15   A Mauresmo 4 6 6
  K Brandi 3 65   M de Swardt 6 1 3
  M de Swardt 6 77 15   A Mauresmo 6 6
  M Lučić 6 6   T Snyder 4 3
WC   E deLone 3 3   M Lučić 5 3
  Ľ Cervanová 1 5   T Snyder 7 6
  T Snyder 6 7 15   A Mauresmo 4 4
  S Talaja 6 2 0   A Huber 6 6
  A Huber 2 6 6   A Huber 6 77
WC   J Craybas 2 2   A Kremer 1 65
  A Kremer 6 6   A Huber 6 6
Q   T Križan 6 6 8   J Novotná 3 2
  M Shaughnessy 3 3 Q   T Križan 0 3
  S-t Wang 2 2 8   J Novotná 6 6
8   J Novotná 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   V Williams 6 6
Q   T Poutchek 1 2 3   V Williams 6 6
  A-G Sidot 4 6 6   A-G Sidot 4 3
  L Courtois 6 4 2 3   V Williams
  L Bacheva 1 4   H Nagyová w/o
  H Nagyová 6 6   H Nagyová 6 6
Q   M Grzybowska 6 6 Q   M Grzybowska 4 3
  J Nejedly 1 4 3   V Williams 2 6 6
Q   A Myskina 6 6   MJ Fernández 6 1 0
Q   L McShea 3 2 Q   A Myskina 5 5
  M Oremans 6 4 2   MJ Fernández 7 7
  MJ Fernández 3 6 6   MJ Fernández 7 6
  R Grande 79 4 6 13   D Van Roost 5 0
  B Schwartz 676 4   R Grande 3 3
  M Drake 1 0 13   D Van Roost 6 6
13   D Van Roost 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   B Schett 6 6
Q   T Singian 0 1 12   B Schett 6 6
Q   Å Carlsson 6 6 Q   Å Carlsson 4 2
  A Glass 0 2 12   B Schett 6 6
  A Hopmans 77 6   V Ruano Pascual 1 0
  E Wagner 613   A Hopmans 4 1
  E Gagliardi 2 4   V Ruano Pascual 6 6
  V Ruano Pascual 6 6 12   B Schett 6 6
  E Likhovtseva 656 6   E Likhovtseva 0 1
Q   C Cristea 77 4 1   E Likhovtseva 6 6
  D Chládková 3 4 Q   T Pisnik 2 3
Q   T Pisnik 6 6   E Likhovtseva 6 6
  T Tanasugarn 77 6   I Spîrlea 1 3
  T Panova 641   T Tanasugarn 6 5 3
  I Spîrlea 6 7   I Spîrlea 4 7 6
6   A Coetzer 1 5

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   S Williams 6 6
  K Po 1 0 7   S Williams 6 6
Q   J Kostanić 2 6 6 Q   J Kostanić 4 2
WC   M Washington 6 4 1 7   S Williams 4 6 7
  N Dechy 6 0 2   K Clijsters 6 2 5
Q   A Gerši 4 6 6 Q   A Gerši 3 2
Q   A Barna 5 1   K Clijsters 6 6
  K Clijsters 7 6 7   S Williams 4 6 6
  F Zuluaga 6 6 16   C Martínez 6 2 2
WC   L Granville 1 2   F Zuluaga 6 3 1
  E Dementieva 6 6   E Dementieva 4 6 6
  C Papadáki 2 2   E Dementieva 2 6 4
  K Srebotnik 1 4 16   C Martínez 6 2 6
  A Dechaume-Balleret 6 6   A Dechaume-Balleret 0 0
  C Rubin 2 3 16   C Martínez 6 6
16   C Martínez 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   N Tauziat 6 6
  A Stevenson 2 2 11   N Tauziat 7 4 6
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 5 6 6   M Sánchez Lorenzo 5 6 1
Q   J Lee 7 3 4 11   N Tauziat 3 6 1
  J Capriati 6 7   J Capriati 6 1 6
  I Majoli 1 5   J Capriati 5 6 6
  L Golarsa 2 1   S Noorlander 7 1 4
  S Noorlander 6 6   J Capriati 4 3
  K Habšudová 6 6 4   M Seles 6 6
  L Němečková 3 1   K Habšudová 2 6 5
  A Sugiyama 77 6   A Sugiyama 6 4 7
  A Smashnova 654   A Sugiyama 2 3
Q   M Vento 4 0 4   M Seles 6 6
  S Farina 6 6   S Farina 2 3
  B Rittner 1 1 4   M Seles 6 6
4   M Seles 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   M Pierce 6 7
  S Načuk 3 5 5   M Pierce 6 6
  G León García 6 77   G León García 2 3
  B Rippner 4 64 5   M Pierce 6 77
  O Barabanschikova 4 4   Á Montolio 0 64
  Á Montolio 6 6   Á Montolio 77 6
WC   M Middleton 4 1   P Suárez 652
  P Suárez 6 6 5   M Pierce 6 78
  L Osterloh 5 3   S Appelmans 3 66
WC   S Reeves 7 6 WC   S Reeves 4 77 3
Q   J Kandarr 2 63   S Appelmans 6 656
  S Appelmans 6 77   S Appelmans 0 6 6
  M Serna 6 1 78   M Serna 6 1 3
  E Callens 3 6 66   M Serna 6 6
  M Weingärtner 644 14   S Testud 3 3
14   S Testud 77 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   J Halard-Decugis 6 5 6
  C Black 3 7 3 9   J Halard-Decugis 6 6
  F Li 6 6   F Li 2 4
  P Stoyanova 1 3 9   J Halard-Decugis 5
  S Plischke 6 6   A Cocheteux 2 r
  A Molik 3 2   S Plischke 3 6 3
  A Cocheteux 6 6   A Cocheteux 6 4 6
  E Tatarkova 3 3 9   J Halard-Decugis 1 2
  N Zvereva 6 6 2   L Davenport 6 6
  I Gorrochategui 2 2   N Zvereva 2 4
  A Miller 2 6 3   A Frazier 6 6
  A Frazier 6 3 6   A Frazier 1 1
  R Dragomir 6 5 6 2   L Davenport 6 6
  R Kuti-Kis 1 7 4   R Dragomir 0 2
  C Morariu 0 3 2   L Davenport 6 6
2   L Davenport 6 6

Qualifying drawEdit

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