1997 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

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1997 Chase Championships
1996 champion   Germany Steffi Graf
Champion   Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Runner-up   France Mary Pierce
Final score   7–6, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles   Doubles

Steffi Graf was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

Jana Novotná won in the final 7–6, 6–3, 6–2 against Mary Pierce.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • NB: The final was a best of five sets while all other rounds were the best of three sets.
First round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 7 5    
   Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 6 2 r     1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 6 5  
   Belgium Sabine Appelmans 3 4     7  France Mary Pierce 6 2 7  
7  France Mary Pierce 6 6         7  France Mary Pierce 6 5 6  
4  South Africa Amanda Coetzer 3 3            France Nathalie Tauziat 2 7 4  
   France Nathalie Tauziat 6 6          France Nathalie Tauziat 7 7  
   Germany Anke Huber 6 6     6  Croatia Iva Majoli 6 6    
6  Croatia Iva Majoli 7 7         7  France Mary Pierce 6 2 3    
8  Romania Irina Spîrlea 6 5 6       2  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7 6 6    
   France Sandrine Testud 3 7 4     8  Romania Irina Spîrlea 5 6 7  
   United States Mary Joe Fernández 2 6 7      United States Mary Joe Fernández 7 2 5  
3  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 4 6       8  Romania Irina Spîrlea 6 2  
5  United States Monica Seles 6 4 4       2  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7 6    
   Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 3 6 6        Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 6 1
   Spain Conchita Martínez 4 4     2  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 3 6  
2  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6    

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