1997 Gold Coast Classic

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1997 Gold Coast Classic
Date:   30 December 1996 – 5 January 1997
Edition:   1st
Category:   Tier III
Location:   Hope Island, Australia
Venue:   Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre
Champions
Singles
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Doubles
Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Nana Miyagi
Gold Coast Classic
1998 > 

The 1997 Gold Coast Classic was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre in Hope Island, Queensland in Australia that was part of Tier III of the 1997 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 30 December 1996 through 5 January 1997.

Winners[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

Russia Elena Likhovtseva defeated Japan Ai Sugiyama 3–6, 7–6, 6–3

  • It was Likhovtseva's only title of the year and the 2nd of her career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Nana Miyagi defeated Romania Ruxandra Dragomir / Italy Silvia Farina 7–6, 6–1

  • It was Kijimuta's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of her career. It was Miyagi's 1st title of the year and the 5th of her career.

Coordinates: 27°52′18″S 153°21′01″E / 27.8717°S 153.3504°E / -27.8717; 153.3504 (Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre)