1997 Lipton Championships – Men's Singles

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1997 Lipton Championships
Champion   Austria Thomas Muster
Runner-up   Spain Sergi Bruguera
Final score   7–6(8–6), 6–3, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women

Andre Agassi was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Scott Draper.

Thomas Muster won in the final 7–6(8–6), 6–3, 6–1 against Sergi Bruguera.

Seeds[edit]

All thirty-two seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Semifinals)
  2. Austria Thomas Muster (Champion)
  3. United States Michael Chang (Third Round)
  4. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Quarterfinals)
  5. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Fourth Round)
  6. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Second Round)
  7. Spain Carlos Moyá (Third Round)
  8. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Third Round)
  9. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Third Round)
  10. Germany Boris Becker (withdrew)
  11. Spain Albert Costa (Third Round)
  12. United States Andre Agassi (Second Round)
  13. Spain Félix Mantilla (Second Round)
  14. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Second Round)
  15. Switzerland Marc Rosset (Second Round)
  16. Spain Alberto Berasategui (Second Round)
  17. Netherlands Jan Siemerink (Second Round)
  18. Spain Àlex Corretja (Fourth Round)
  19. United States Richey Reneberg (Second Round, retired)
  20. n/a
  21. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Second Round)
  22. United States Jim Courier (Semifinals)
  23. Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach (Second Round)
  24. Australia Mark Philippoussis (Fourth Round)
  25. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Quarterfinals)
  26. Australia Todd Woodbridge (Second Round)
  27. France Arnaud Boetsch (Third Round)
  28. France Cédric Pioline (Second Round)
  29. United States Alex O'Brien (Second Round)
  30. Spain Sergi Bruguera (Final)
  31. Spain Francisco Clavet (Third Round)
  32. Spain Javier Sánchez (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                           
  1  United States Pete Sampras w/o      
   Germany Hendrik Dreekmann        
  1  United States Pete Sampras 7 62 4  
  30  Spain Sergi Bruguera 5 77 6  
30  Spain Sergi Bruguera 6 6  
     Ukraine Andriy Medvedev 0 3    
    30  Spain Sergi Bruguera 66 3 1    
  2  Austria Thomas Muster 78 6 6    
  22  United States Jim Courier 6 77    
4  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 2 62    
22  United States Jim Courier 3 4  
  2  Austria Thomas Muster 6 6    
25  Sweden Jonas Björkman 5 2  
  2  Austria Thomas Muster 7 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States P Sampras 6 6    
   Argentina M Zabaleta 7 5 6d        Romania A Voinea 2 0    
   Romania A Voinea 5 7 6       1  United States P Sampras 6 77    
WC  Germany N Kiefer 6 5 77       31  Spain F Clavet 3 63    
   Netherlands D van Scheppingen 2 7 63     WC  Germany N Kiefer 2 3  
    31  Spain F Clavet 6 6    
      1  United States P Sampras 6 6  
         Sweden M Larsson 2 0  
    17  Netherlands J Siemerink 1 3    
   Netherlands P Haarhuis 5 6 5        Sweden M Larsson 6 6    
   Sweden M Larsson 7 0 7          Sweden M Larsson 5 7 6
Q  United States D Flach 61 6 2          Czech Republic C Doseděl 7 5 3  
   Czech Republic C Doseděl 77 2 6        Czech Republic C Doseděl 5 6 7
    15  Switzerland M Rosset 7 2 5  
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    LL  Argentina L Arnold 1 1    
   Uruguay M Filippini 4 4          Germany H Dreekmann 6 6    
   Germany H Dreekmann 6 6            Germany H Dreekmann 77 3 77  
   United States M Joyce 1 6 3          Brazil G Kuerten 65 6 63  
   Brazil G Kuerten 6 4 6        Brazil G Kuerten 710 6  
    23  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 68 3    
         Germany H Dreekmann 6 6  
         Sweden M Tillström 3 4  
    26  Australia T Woodbridge 62 7 4  
   France L Roux 66 1          Sweden M Tillström 77 5 6  
   Sweden M Tillström 78 6            Sweden M Tillström 6 3 6
WC  United States J Gimelstob 66 6 4       7  Spain C Moyá 4 6 3  
Q  Argentina M Charpentier 78 3 6     Q  Argentina M Charpentier 64 4  
    7  Spain C Moyá 77 6    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    3  United States M Chang 6 77    
Q  United States M Merklein 2 6 6     Q  United States M Merklein 3 64    
   South Africa N Godwin 6 4 4       3  United States M Chang 4 3    
   Australia J Stoltenberg 6 6         30  Spain S Bruguera 6 6    
Q  United States J Grabb 3 2          Australia J Stoltenberg 3 6 5
    30  Spain S Bruguera 6 3 7  
      30  Spain S Bruguera 77 6  
      Q  Argentina G Etlis 60 4  
    19  United States R Reneberg 4 r    
   Spain G Blanco 4 4       Q  Argentina G Etlis 6      
Q  Argentina G Etlis 6 6         Q  Argentina G Etlis 77 79  
Q  Spain J Alonso 6 6         Q  Spain J Alonso 62 67    
Q  United States S Bryan 4 0       Q  Spain J Alonso 64 6 6
    14  United Kingdom T Henman 77 2 3  
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    11  Spain A Costa 6 6    
WC  Belgium F Dewulf 77 6       WC  Belgium F Dewulf 3 2    
Q  Mexico A Hernández 63 1         11  Spain A Costa 3 6 62  
   Norway C Ruud 4 4            Ukraine A Medvedev 6 3 77  
   Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6          Ukraine A Medvedev 6 62 77
    21  Czech Republic P Korda 2 77 63  
         Ukraine A Medvedev 4 6 7
         Sweden N Kulti 6 3 5
    28  France C Pioline 6 4 68  
   Sweden N Kulti 6 6          Sweden N Kulti 2 6 710  
WC  South Africa M Ondruska 0 2            Sweden N Kulti 6 7  
WC  Canada D Nestor 6 0 6       WC  Canada D Nestor 4 5    
   United States J Stark 3 6 3     WC  Canada D Nestor 711 6  
    6  Sweden T Enqvist 69 3    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  Netherlands R Krajicek 7 77    
   Australia P Rafter 4 4          Argentina H Gumy 5 64    
   Argentina H Gumy 6 6         5  Netherlands R Krajicek 6 7    
   Germany M-K Goellner 6 2 3       27  France A Boetsch 3 5    
   Brazil F Meligeni 4 6 6        Brazil F Meligeni 4 3  
    27  France A Boetsch 6 6    
      5  Netherlands R Krajicek 66 4  
      22  United States J Courier 78 6  
    22  United States J Courier 6 6    
   Australia S Stolle 6 60 7        Australia S Stolle 2 2    
   Spain M A Gorriz 0 77 5       22  United States J Courier 4 6 6
   Australia S Draper 6 77            Australia S Draper 6 1 4  
   Netherlands S Schalken 3 65          Australia S Draper 77 6  
    12  United States A Agassi 65 1    
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    13  Spain F Mantilla 4 4    
   France T Champion 77 5 3        Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6    
   Slovakia D Hrbatý 63 7 6          Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6    
   Germany A Rădulescu 4 4            United States C Woodruff 3 2    
   United States C Woodruff 6 6          United States C Woodruff 6 6  
    LL  Ecuador N Lapentti 4 3    
         Slovakia D Hrbatý 4 4  
      4  Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
    29  United States A O'Brien 64 5    
   United States V Spadea 4 6 6        United States V Spadea 77 7    
Q  Argentina J Frana 6 3 4          United States V Spadea 6 64 4
   Italy A Gaudenzi 2 3         4  Croatia G Ivanišević 3 77 6  
   Zimbabwe B Black 6 6          Zimbabwe B Black 3 3  
    4  Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6    
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Chile M Ríos 7 6    
   Armenia S Sargsian 2 5          United States J Tarango 5 2    
   United States J Tarango 6 7         8  Chile M Ríos 3 6 1  
   Belgium J van Herck 77 3 4       25  Sweden J Björkman 6 3 6  
Q  United States J Salzenstein 65 6 6     Q  United States J Salzenstein 2 3  
    25  Sweden J Björkman 6 6    
      25  Sweden J Björkman 6 6  
      24  Australia M Philippoussis 3 4  
    24  Australia M Philippoussis 7 77    
   Czech Republic M Damm 6 5 6        Czech Republic M Damm 5 64    
   Spain C Costa 1 7 4       24  Australia M Philippoussis 6 6  
   Spain J A Viloca 0 3         9  South Africa W Ferreira 3 3    
   Czech Republic J Novák 6 6          Czech Republic J Novák 4 2  
    9  South Africa W Ferreira 6 6    
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    16  Spain A Berasategui 2 64    
Q  Canada S Lareau 6 6       Q  Canada S Lareau 6 77    
   Australia M Woodforde 2 4         Q  Canada S Lareau 1 5    
Q  France J Golmard 6 6         18  Spain À Corretja 6 7    
   France G Raoux 2 3       Q  France J Golmard 5 3  
    18  Spain À Corretja 7 6    
      18  Spain À Corretja 4 4  
      2  Austria T Muster 6 6  
    32  Spain J Sánchez 6 2 1  
   France G Forget 63 5       WC  Germany T Haas 4 6 6  
WC  Germany T Haas 77 7         WC  Germany T Haas 1 2  
   India L Paes 64 65         2  Austria T Muster 6 6    
   South Africa G Stafford 77 77          South Africa G Stafford 4 6 1
    2  Austria T Muster 6 2 6  
 

References[edit]