1997 US Open – Men's Singles

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1997 US Open
Champion   Australia Patrick Rafter
Runner-up   United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Final score   6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
US Open
 < 1996 1998 > 

Pete Sampras was the two-time defending champion, but he was upset in the fourth round by Petr Korda.

Patrick Rafter won the title, defeating unseeded Greg Rusedski in the final, 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5.[1]

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Fourth Round)
  2. United States Michael Chang (Semifinals)
  3. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second Round)
  4. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (First Round)
  5. Austria Thomas Muster (First Round)
  6. Spain Àlex Corretja (Third Round)
  7. Spain Sergi Bruguera (Fourth Round)
  8. Spain Carlos Moyà (First Round)
  9. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (Third Round)
  10. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  11. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Withdrew)
  12. Spain Félix Mantilla (Fourth Round)
  13. Australia Patrick Rafter (Champion)
  14. Australia Mark Philippoussis (Third Round)
  15. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Quarterfinals)
  16. Spain Albert Costa (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  15  Czech Republic Petr Korda 63 2 0 r    
 Sweden Jonas Björkman 77 6 1      
   Sweden Jonas Björkman 1 6 6 3 5  
   United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6 3 3 6 7  
 United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 7 77 78    
   Netherlands Richard Krajicek 5 65 66      
     United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 3 2 6 5  
  13  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6 4 7  
   Sweden Magnus Larsson 64 4 2      
13  Australia Patrick Rafter 77 6 6      
13  Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6 6    
  2  United States Michael Chang 3 3 4      
10  Chile Marcelo Ríos 5 2 6 6 3
  2  United States Michael Chang 7 6 4 4 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Q Australia T Larkham 3 1 3 1 United States P Sampras 7 6 6
Q Germany P Baur 4 3 6 6 6 Q Germany P Baur 5 4 3
Q Brazil J Oncins 6 6 4 3 3 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Australia R Fromberg 6 6 68 6 Germany A Rădulescu 3 4 4
United States P McEnroe 2 2 710 3 Australia R Fromberg 6 4 3 6 4
Germany A Rădulescu 3 6 77 6 Germany A Rădulescu 3 6 6 3 6
Q Uzbekistan O Ogorodov 6 4 65 1 1 United States P Sampras 77 5 62 6 63
Spain J A Viloca 6 2 1 2 15 Czech Republic P Korda 64 7 77 3 77
New Zealand B Steven 4 6 6 6 New Zealand B Steven 4 4 6 64
Q United States T Ho 3 4 77 4 Czech Republic M Damm 6 6 3 77
Czech Republic M Damm 6 6 65 6 Czech Republic M Damm 6 3 4 5
Italy M Martelli 6 77 6 15 Czech Republic P Korda 4 6 6 7
Germany H Dreekmann 1 65 3 Italy M Martelli 3 64 65
United States V Spadea 6 5 61 4 15 Czech Republic P Korda 6 77 77
15 Czech Republic P Korda 2 7 77 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Brazil G Kuerten 6 3 64 6 6
Q United States G Grant 4 6 77 2 3 9 Brazil G Kuerten 6 6 6
Netherlands D van Scheppingen 4 3 4 Netherlands S Schalken 4 4 2
Netherlands S Schalken 6 6 6 9 Brazil G Kuerten 3 1 5
Spain F Clavet 2 4 4 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 7
Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6 Sweden J Björkman 7 6 6
United States T Martin 3 6 6 6 United States T Martin 5 4 0
United States J Courier 6 3 4 2 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 1 78
Czech Republic J Novák 5 6 711 6 Australia S Draper 3 3 6 66
Italy D Sanguinetti 7 2 69 2 Czech Republic J Novák 5 64 6 3
WC United States J-M Gambill 4 3 611 Australia S Draper 7 77 3 6
Australia S Draper 6 6 713 Australia S Draper 78 3 2 6 6
Germany D Prinosil 4 2 5 United States J Tarango 66 6 6 4 4
United States J Tarango 6 6 7 United States J Tarango 6 66 63 6 6
France G Raoux 6 77 6 France G Raoux 4 78 77 2 4
8 Spain C Moyà 4 62 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 5 1 63
Romania D Pescariu 4 7 6 77 Romania D Pescariu 3 5 1
Germany J Knippschild 7 5 6 65 6 Germany J Knippschild 6 7 6
Czech Republic S Doseděl 5 7 4 77 4 Germany J Knippschild 65 3 1
France F Santoro 7 4 6 2 3 United Kingdom G Rusedski 77 6 6
South Africa M Ondruska 5 6 4 6 6 South Africa M Ondruska 63 4 1
United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 77 6 6
WC United States D Wheaton 2 3 3 United Kingdom G Rusedski 77 6 6
Q Italy L Tieleman 6 4 6 3 2 Czech Republic D Vacek 62 2 2
Czech Republic D Vacek 4 6 1 6 6 Czech Republic D Vacek 4 77 6 6
Q United States M Sell 6 3 6 7 Q United States M Sell 6 65 1 2
WC Philippines C Mamiit 3 6 4 5 Czech Republic D Vacek 77 7 6
France J Golmard 6 1 77 4 7 14 Australia M Philippoussis 64 5 2
Morocco H Arazi 4 6 64 6 5 France J Golmard 65 2 0 r
Morocco K Alami 3 4 6 4 14 Australia M Philippoussis 77 6 1
14 Australia M Philippoussis 6 6 3 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Spain F Mantilla 77 6 6
Australia J Stoltenberg 64 3 2 12 Spain F Mantilla 7 6 6
Spain J Sánchez 7 6 7 Spain J Sánchez 5 4 2
Spain A Portas 5 2 5 12 Spain F Mantilla 61 6 4 77 6
Q Netherlands J van Lottum 6 6 2 6 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 77 2 6 65 2
United States R Reneberg 1 4 6 4 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 6 6 6
Belgium J Van Herck 6 4 77 77 Belgium J Van Herck 3 4 4
Belgium F Dewulf 4 6 63 65 12 Spain F Mantilla 5 3 4
Uruguay M Filippini 6 6 6 Netherlands R Krajicek 7 6 6
United States A O'Brien 2 4 4 Uruguay M Filippini 64 2 5
Q Zimbabwe B Black 4 2 2 Netherlands R Krajicek 77 6 7
Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6 Netherlands R Krajicek
WC Peru R Rake 2 3 2 6 Spain À Corretja w/o
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia B Ulihrach 5 4 6 4
Switzerland M Rosset 6 3 2 2 6 Spain À Corretja 7 6 3 6
6 Spain À Corretja 4 6 6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Austria T Muster 3 63 6 4
United Kingdom T Henman 6 77 4 6 United Kingdom T Henman 3 2 4
Spain A Berasategui 77 6 3 1 3 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 60 2 6 6 6 South Africa W Ferreira 5 77 6 6
United States J Gimelstob 79 63 6 6 United States J Gimelstob 7 63 3 0
Q Canada D Nestor 67 77 3 2 United States J Gimelstob 6 3 77 4 6
United States J Stark 3 2 5 Sweden M Gustafsson 3 6 64 6 1
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6 7 South Africa W Ferreira 3 65 3
Norway C Ruud 6 4 1 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 77 6
Germany M-K Goellner 4 6 6 4 3 Norway C Ruud 3 4 3
Brazil F Meligeni 6 6 6 Brazil F Meligeni 6 6 6
Q Venezuela J Szymanski 2 2 1 Brazil F Meligeni 2 4 3
Netherlands J Siemerink 4 2 3 Sweden M Larsson 6 6 6
Sweden N Larsson 6 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 6 77
WC United States M Joyce 65 6 3 1 LL France N Escudé 4 2 63
LL France N Escudé 77 4 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Australia P Rafter 6 6 7
Ukraine A Medvedev 3 4 5 13 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Slovakia K Kučera 77 4 2 3 Sweden M Norman 2 1 2
Sweden M Norman 65 6 6 6 13 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Netherlands P Haarhuis 78 6 65 63 6 France L Roux 1 1 2
Spain G Blanco 66 0 77 77 3 Netherlands P Haarhuis 65 3 77 77 4
Austria G Schaller 6 6 3 2 1 France L Roux 77 6 65 63 6
France L Roux 4 0 6 6 6 13 Australia P Rafter 6 77 4 6
Italy R Furlan 77 65 4 77 3 United States A Agassi 3 64 6 3
Romania A Voinea 62 77 6 64 6 Romania A Voinea 0 2 2
WC United States S Campbell 1 1 6 3 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
United States A Agassi 6 6 4 6 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 77 6 6 Australia M Woodforde 2 2 4
Zimbabwe B Black 63 3 2 Australia M Woodforde 6 6 77
Q Italy C Caratti 2 4 64 3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 3 4 64
3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 77

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Spain S Bruguera 3 4 6 6 6
Q Australia M Tebbutt 6 6 3 2 2 7 Spain S Bruguera 6 6 77
South Africa G Stafford 6 6 6 South Africa G Stafford 4 2 63
Spain E Benfele Álvarez 4 2 2 7 Spain S Bruguera 6 6 5 3 6
Argentina H Gumy 66 6 69 6 6 Argentina H Gumy 1 4 7 6 4
Slovakia D Hrbatý 78 3 711 3 2 Argentina H Gumy 7 6 6
Australia T Woodbridge 77 6 4 6 Australia T Woodbridge 5 4 2
Spain J A Marín 63 3 6 1 7 Spain S Bruguera 5 2 4
Slovakia J Krošlák 3 77 6 6 10 Chile M Ríos 7 6 6
Russia A Volkov 6 64 0 1 Slovakia J Krošlák 4 1 2
Germany T Haas 6 6 2 6 Germany T Haas 6 6 6
Germany O Gross 3 4 6 4 Germany T Haas 4 6 3 6 1
Denmark K Carlsen 6 6 6 10 Chile M Ríos 6 3 6 1 6
Q Finland T Ketola 2 3 1 Denmark K Carlsen 4 7 6 1 63
WC Australia L Smith 1 1 4 10 Chile M Ríos 6 5 3 6 77
10 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Costa 2 4 4
France A Boetsch 6 6 6 France A Boetsch 4 0 1 r
Spain C Costa 1 5 4 India L Paes 6 6 2
India L Paes 6 7 6 India L Paes 6 65 6 3 4
France C Pioline 6 6 6 France C Pioline 3 77 1 6 6
Q Netherlands P Wessels 4 2 2 France C Pioline 6 6 6
Romania A Pavel 4 0 r Ecuador N Lapentti 0 4 2
Ecuador N Lapentti 6 5 France C Pioline 3 6 7 5 1
Spain J Alonso 6 6 0 4 4 2 United States M Chang 6 0 5 7 6
Armenia S Sargsian 2 0 6 6 6 Armenia S Sargsian
Sweden T Johansson 3 0 6 0 United States C Woodruff w/o
United States C Woodruff 6 6 3 6 Armenia S Sargsian 1 3 5
WC United States J Salzenstein 6 1 77 7 2 United States M Chang 6 6 7
Sweden M Tillström 4 6 65 5 WC United States J Salzenstein 6 2 3 4
Sweden P Fredriksson 3 4 2 2 United States M Chang 4 6 6 6
2 United States M Chang 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 464. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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