Girish Mahajan

1998 WTA Tour

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Edition  28th
Most tournament titles  Lindsay Davenport (6)
Start date  1998
Tournament  52
Tournaments  52
Most tournament finals  Lindsay Davenport (10)
Player of the year  Lindsay Davenport
1998 WTA Tour
Duration  January 5, 1998 - November 23, 1998
Categories  Grand Slam (4) WTA Championships Grand Slam Cup WTA Tier I (9) WTA Tier II (15) WTA Tier III (12) WTA Tier IV (10)
Similar  1999 WTA Tour, 1997 WTA Tour, 2000 WTA Tour, 2001 WTA Tour, 1995 WTA Tour

The WTA Tour is the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The WTA Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the WTA Tour Championships and the WTA Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV events. ITF tournaments are not part of the WTA Tour, although they award points for the WTA World Ranking.

Contents

Schedule

This is the complete schedule of events on the 1998 WTA Tour, with player progression documented from the quarter-final stage.

Statistical Information

List of players and titles won, last name alphabetically:

  • Lindsay Davenport - Tokyo (Tier I), Stanford, San Diego, Los Angeles, US Open, Zurich (6)
  • Martina Hingis - Australian Open, Indian Wells, Hamburg, Rome, WTA Championships (5)
  • Patty Schnyder - Hobart, Hanover, Madrid, Maria Lankowitz, Palermo (5)
  • Jana Novotná - Linz, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Prague (4)
  • Mary Pierce - Paris, Amelia Island, Moscow, Luxembourg (4)
  • Steffi Graf - New Haven, Leipzig, Philadelphia (3)
  • Venus Williams - Oklahoma City, Miami and Grand Slam Cup (3)
  • Julie Halard-Decugis - 's-Hertogenbosch and Pattaya City (2)
  • Conchita Martínez - Berlin, Warsaw (2)
  • Henrieta Nagyová - Sopot, Istanbul (2)
  • Arantxa Sánchez Vicario - Sydney, French Open (2)
  • Monica Seles - Montreal, Tokyo (Tier II) (2)
  • Ai Sugiyama - Gold Coast, Tokyo (Tier III) (2)
  • Amanda Coetzer - Hilton Head (1)
  • Mariaan de Swardt - Boston (1)
  • Květa Hrdličková - Makarska (1)
  • Mirjana Lučić - Bol (1)
  • Virginia Ruano Pascual - Budapest (1)
  • Tara Snyder - Quebec City (1)
  • Irina Spîrlea - Strasbourg (1)
  • Paola Suárez - Bogotá (1)
  • Sandrine Testud - Filderstadt (1)
  • Dominique Van Roost - Auckland (1)
  • The following players won their first title:

  • Patty Schnyder
  • Paola Suárez
  • Venus Williams
  • Květa Hrdličková
  • Mariaan de Swardt
  • Tara Snyder
  • List of titles won by country:

  •  United States - 12 - Tokyo (Tier I), Oklahoma City, Miami, Stanford, San Diego, Los Angeles, Montreal, US Open, Tokyo (Tier II), Grand Slam Cup, Zurich, Quebec City
  •   Switzerland - 10 - Hobart, Australian Open, Hanover, Indian Wells, Hamburg, Rome, Madrid, Maria Lankowitz, Palermo, WTA Championships
  •  France - 7 - Paris, Amelia Island, 's-Hertogenbosch, Filderstadt, Moscow, Luxembourg, Pattaya City
  •  Czech Republic - 5 - Linz, Makarska, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Prague
  •  Spain - 5 - Sydney, Budapest, Berlin, French Open, Warsaw
  •  Germany - 3 - New Haven, Leipzig, Philadelphia
  •  Japan - 2 - Gold Coast, Tokyo (Tier III)
  •  South Africa - 2 - Hilton Head, Boston
  •  Slovakia - 1 - Sopot, Istanbul
  •  Argentina - 1 - Bogotá
  •  Belgium - 1 - Auckland
  •  Croatia - 1 - Bol
  •  Romania - 1 - Strasbourg
  • Rankings

    Below are the 1998 WTA year-end rankings in both singles and doubles competition:

    References

    1998 WTA Tour Wikipedia


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