1997 US Open (tennis)

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For the golf event, see 1997 U.S. Open Golf Championship.
1997 US Open
Date:   August 25 – September 7
Edition:   117th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Patrick Rafter
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Women's Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf / United States Rick Leach
Boys' Singles
France Arnaud di Pasquale
Girls' Singles
Zimbabwe Cara Black
Boys' Doubles
Chile Fernando González / Chile Nicolás Massú
Girls' Doubles
United States Marissa Irvin / United States Alexandra Stevenson
US Open
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The 1997 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 117th edition of the US Open and was held from August 25 through September 7, 1997.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Patrick Rafter defeated United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5

  • It was Rafter's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated United States Venus Williams 6–0, 6–4

  • It was Hingis' 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden Nicklas Kulti 7–6(10–8), 6–3

  • It was Kafelnikov's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title. It was Vacek's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Davenport's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Novotná's 13th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Netherlands Manon Bollegraf / United States Rick Leach defeated Argentina Mercedes Paz / Argentina Pablo Albano 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)

  • It was Bollegraf's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Leach's 8th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

France Arnaud di Pasquale defeated South Africa Wesley Whitehouse 6–7, 6–4, 6–1

Girls' Singles[edit]

Zimbabwe Cara Black defeated France Kildine Chevalier 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Chile Fernando González / Chile Nicolás Massú defeated France Jean-René Lisnard / France Michaël Llodra 6–4, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Marissa Irvin / United States Alexandra Stevenson defeated Zimbabwe Cara Black / Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 6–2, 7–6

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Preceded by
1997 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 Australian Open