| 6–2, 3–6, 6–3|
| Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario and Natasha Zvereva were the defending champions but lost in the final 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 against Martina Hingis and Jana Novotná.
1998 Lipton Championships – Women's Doubles Wikipedia
Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. All sixteen seeded teams received byes into the second round.