1997 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1997 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Pete Sampras
Runner-up   France Cédric Pioline
Final score   6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1996 1998 > 

Richard Krajicek was the defending champion, but he was defeated by home player Tim Henman in the fourth round.

Pete Sampras won the title, defeating Frenchman Cédric Pioline in the final, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Champion)
  2. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  3. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Fourth Round)
  4. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Fourth Round)
  5. United States Michael Chang (First Round)
  6. Austria Thomas Muster (Withdrew because of injury)
  7. Australia Mark Philippoussis (First Round)
  8. Germany Boris Becker (Quarterfinals)
  9. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Fourth Round)
  10. Spain Carlos Moyà (Second Round)
  11. Brazil Gustavo Kuerten (First Round)
  12. Australia Patrick Rafter (Fourth Round)
  13. Ukraine Andrei Medvedev (Third Round)
  14. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Quarterfinals)
  15. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Third Round)
  16. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Fourth Round)
  17. Sweden Jonas Björkman (First Round)


Muster's place in the draw went to the highest-ranked non-seeded player Jonas Bjorkman (SWE) who became the number 17 seed.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 65 6 6    
8  Germany Boris Becker 1 77 1 4    
  1  United States Pete Sampras 6 6 77      
   Australia Todd Woodbridge 2 1 63      
 Germany Nicolas Kiefer 67 6 0 4  
   Australia Todd Woodbridge 79 2 6 6    
    1  United States Pete Sampras 6 6 6    
   France Cédric Pioline 4 2 4    
   Germany Michael Stich 6 6 6      
14  United Kingdom Tim Henman 3 2 4      
 Germany Michael Stich 7 2 1 7 4
   France Cédric Pioline 6 6 6 5 6  
 United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 4 6 4 3  
   France Cédric Pioline 6 4 6 6    

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Sweden M Tillström 4 4 2 1 United States P Sampras 77 7 7
Germany H Dreekmann 6 6 6 Germany H Dreekmann 62 5 5
Sweden P Fredriksson 3 4 3 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom D Sapsford 3 6 77 6 Zimbabwe B Black 1 2 2
LL Venezuela N Pereira 6 2 65 3 WC United Kingdom D Sapsford 2 5 2
Zimbabwe B Black 3 77 6 6 Zimbabwe B Black 6 7 6
Q Australia P Cash 6 63 4 4 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 68 61 6
Sweden H Holm 65 4 64 16 Czech Republic P Korda 4 3 710 77 4
United States A O'Brien 77 6 77 United States A O'Brien 6 6 66 77
South Africa N Godwin 7 77 6 South Africa N Godwin 3 3 78 65
Q Netherlands H J Davids 5 62 3 United States A O'Brien 3 6 3 77 4
Switzerland M Rosset 7 6 6 16 Czech Republic P Korda 6 4 6 61 6
Slovakia K Kučera 5 2 3 Switzerland M Rosset 3 0 68
Uruguay M Filippini 6 64 1 4 16 Czech Republic P Korda 6 6 710
16 Czech Republic P Korda 4 77 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6
Q India M Bhupathi 4 4 3 9 Chile M Ríos 6 6 61 79
Netherlands D van Scheppingen 5 6 3 6 6 Netherlands D van Scheppingen 2 3 77 67
Australia R Fromberg 7 4 6 1 4 9 Chile M Ríos 77 6 65 6
Bulgaria O Stanoytchev 6 6 3 1 3 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 64 3 77 4
Q Netherlands J van Lottum 3 2 6 6 6 Q Netherlands J van Lottum 6 6 6
Netherlands J Siemerink 77 77 4 4 4 Italy R Furlan 3 3 3
Italy R Furlan 65 64 6 6 6 9 Chile M Ríos 2 2 65
Norway C Ruud 2 1 2 8 Germany B Becker 6 6 77
Germany T Haas 6 6 6 Germany T Haas 64 4 2
WC United Kingdom M Petchey 6 6 6 WC United Kingdom M Petchey 77 6 6
Slovakia J Krošlák 1 2 1 WC United Kingdom M Petchey 3 3 2
Slovakia D Hrbatý 5 3 1 8 Germany B Becker 6 6 6
Sweden T Johansson 7 6 6 Sweden T Johansson 1 4 4
Spain M A Gorriz 3 2 3 8 Germany B Becker 6 6 6
8 Germany B Becker 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
Spain J A Marín 4 2 0 3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q Australia M Tebbutt 6 6 4 5 12 Spain J Sánchez 2 6 3 4
Spain J Sánchez 3 4 6 7 14 3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 77 4 6
Sweden N Kulti 77 6 6 Australia J Stoltenberg 3 64 6 3
Germany M Sinner 63 2 3 Sweden N Kulti 2 6 2 3
Q Spain O Burrieza 3 4 3 Australia J Stoltenberg 6 3 6 6
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 6 6 3 Russia Y Kafelnikov 2 5 6 1
Q United States J Salzenstein 65 6 6 4 7 Germany N Kiefer 6 7 2 6
Q Germany P Baur 77 3 3 6 9 Q Germany P Baur 5 62 1
Russia A V Volkov 4 4 2 Germany N Kiefer 7 77 6
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany N Kiefer 6 6 62 6
Armenia S Sargsian 77 6 6 13 Ukraine A Medvedev 4 2 77 4
Belgium J Van Herck 64 2 4 Armenia S Sargsian 1 4 5
France F Santoro 2 3 4 13 Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 7
13 Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Australia P Rafter 2 4 6 6 6
South Africa G Stafford 6 6 3 2 2 12 Australia P Rafter 6 4 6 6
Q United States M McGuire 4 4 4 Germany J Knippschild 3 6 3 0
Germany J Knippschild 6 6 6 12 Australia P Rafter 7 6 4 6
Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 77 77 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 5 4 6 3
WC United Kingdom N Weal 1 64 63 Q Belgium C Van Garsse 6 6 6
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 6 6 Sweden M Gustafsson 4 4 1
United States V Spadea 2 1 3 12 Australia P Rafter 77 4 66 3
Romania A Voinea 65 6 1 6 4 Australia T Woodbridge 62 6 78 6
Germany A Rădulescu 77 3 6 3 6 Germany A Rădulescu 6 7 6
Italy M Martelli 6 6 6 Italy M Martelli 3 5 4
Germany B Karbacher 4 3 1 Germany A Rădulescu 4 4 4
Netherlands S Schalken 6 5 0 1 r Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 6
South Africa M Ondruska 3 7 6 0 South Africa M Ondruska 5 1 63
Australia T Woodbridge 77 3 6 3 8 Australia T Woodbridge 7 6 77
5 United States M Chang 65 6 2 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
17 Sweden J Björkman 65 6 7 3 4
WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 77 0 5 6 6 WC United Kingdom C Wilkinson 7 7 2 4 1
Australia M Woodforde 6 7 6 Australia M Woodforde 5 5 6 6 6
India L Paes 3 5 4 Australia M Woodforde 6 6 6
Q France A Clément 2 77 7 6 Q France A Clément 2 3 3
WC United Kingdom L Milligan 6 61 5 2 Q France A Clément 4 6 6 6
Portugal N Marques 5 3 3 WC United Kingdom M Lee 6 2 3 4
WC United Kingdom M Lee 7 6 6 Australia M Woodforde 4 77 3 5
Denmark K Carlsen 77 6 4 1 2 Germany M Stich 6 63 6 7
Spain E Benfele Álvarez 64 3 6 6 6 Spain E Benfele Álvarez 4 4 4
Australia S Stolle 6 6 6 Australia S Stolle 6 6 6
United States C Woodruff 2 2 4 Australia S Stolle 3 77 2 64
Germany M Stich 77 7 77 Germany M Stich 6 65 6 77
United States J Courier 60 5 62 Germany M Stich 7 6 6
United States J Gimelstob 6 6 4 1 6 United States J Gimelstob 5 1 1
11 Brazil G Kuerten 3 4 6 6 4

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 United Kingdom T Henman 713 6 6
Canada D Nestor 611 1 4 14 United Kingdom T Henman 77 6 6
WC United Kingdom J Delgado 4 2 77 2 France J Golmard 64 3 3
France J Golmard 6 6 64 6 14 United Kingdom T Henman 67 6 6 4 14
Czech Republic S Doseděl 77 3 4 5 Netherlands P Haarhuis 79 3 2 6 12
Q Australia T Larkham 63 6 6 7 Q Australia T Larkham 6 3 1 2
Canada S Lareau 1 2 65 Netherlands P Haarhuis 3 6 6 6
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 77 14 United Kingdom T Henman 79 67 77 6
Ecuador N Lapentti 5 1 3 4 Netherlands R Krajicek 67 79 65 4
Spain F Clavet 7 6 6 Spain F Clavet 4 65 4
Q Czech Republic D Rikl 6 6 6 Q Czech Republic D Rikl 6 77 6
Czech Republic D Vacek 1 3 3 Q Czech Republic D Rikl 4 3 5
Romania A Pavel 6 4 2 6 6 4 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 7
Belgium F Dewulf 1 6 6 2 3 Romania A Pavel 6 4 77 3 3
Germany M Craca 65 2 4 4 Netherlands R Krajicek 3 6 64 6 6
4 Netherlands R Krajicek 77 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Australia M Philippoussis 66 66 3
United Kingdom G Rusedski 78 78 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 69 6 6 11
LL France S Huet 65 77 3 6 3 United States J Stark 6 711 4 3 9
United States J Stark 77 65 6 2 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom A Richardson 77 6 6 WC United Kingdom A Richardson 3 4 4
Q Spain S Duran 65 3 3 WC United Kingdom A Richardson 6 3 6 2 6
Spain J A Viloca 7 4 77 77 Spain J A Viloca 3 6 4 6 2
Germany M-K Goellner 5 6 65 65 United Kingdom G Rusedski 77 6 77
LL Australia B Ellwood 1 64 6 4 United States R Reneberg 62 4 64
United States D Flach 6 77 3 6 United States D Flach 3 77 3 1
France G Raoux 6 6 6 France G Raoux 6 65 6 6
France A Boetsch 3 4 1 France G Raoux 5 77 67 3
Morocco H Arazi 66 4 65 United States R Reneberg 7 64 79 6
United States R Reneberg 78 6 77 United States R Reneberg 6 6 6
LL United States S Bryan 61 3 6 2 10 Spain C Moyà 4 3 3
10 Spain C Moyà 77 6 4 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 South Africa W Ferreira 65 3 6 6 7
Australia S Draper 77 6 4 0 5 15 South Africa W Ferreira 77 4 6 3 9
United States J Tarango 6 5 60 4 Q France R Gilbert 65 6 3 6 7
Q France R Gilbert 3 7 77 6 15 South Africa W Ferreira 4 3 3
Argentina J Frana 65 6 6 6 France C Pioline 6 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 77 4 3 2 Argentina J Frana w/o
Argentina M Charpentier 7 3 5 2 France C Pioline
France C Pioline 5 6 7 6 France C Pioline 3 6 6 7
Denmark F Fetterlein 4 3 6 77 6 New Zealand B Steven 6 3 4 5
Czech Republic J Novák 6 6 4 63 4 Denmark F Fetterlein 6 5 3 2
France L Roux 2 2 60 New Zealand B Steven 4 7 6 6
New Zealand B Steven 6 6 77 New Zealand B Steven 6 6 6 6
Sweden M Norman 78 6 6 Sweden M Norman 7 2 3 1
Q Mexico L Herrera 66 1 4 Sweden M Norman 6 2 77 4 14
Romania D Pescariu 1 3 3 2 Croatia G Ivanišević 3 6 64 6 12
2 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6 6

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