1997 Great American Insurance ATP Championships

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1997 Great American Insurance ATP Championships
Date:   August 4 – August 11
Edition:   96th
Category:   ATP Super 9
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Venue:   Lindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Doubles
Australia Mark Woodforde / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Great American Insurance ATP Championships
 < 1996 1998 > 

The 1997 Cincinnati Open, known by the corporate title of the Great American Insurance ATP Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 96th edition of the tournament previously known as the Thriftway ATP Championships, and was part of the ATP Super 9 of the 1997 ATP Tour. It took place in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, from August 4 through August 11 1997.

The tournament had previously appeared on the Tier III of the WTA Tour but no event was held from 1989 to 2003.


Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Austria Thomas Muster, 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Pete Sampras' 5th title of the year and his 49th overall. It was his 1st Masters title of the year and his 8th overall. It was his 2nd title at the event after winning in 1992.


Doubles[edit]

Australia Mark Woodforde / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Australia Mark Philippoussis / Australia Patrick Rafter 7–6, 4–6, 6–4

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