The 1997 Acura Classic was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach, California in the United States that was part of Tier II of the 1997 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from August 4 through August 10, 1997.
Monica Seles defeated Lindsay Davenport 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
- It was Seles' 1st title of the year and the 43rd of her career.
Yayuk Basuki / Caroline Vis defeated Larisa Savchenko / Helena Suková 7–6, 6–3
- It was Basuki's 1st title of the year and the 12th of her career. It was Vis' 1st title of the year and the 3rd of her career.