1997 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1997 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Switzerland Martina Hingis
Runner-up   Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Final score   2–6, 6–3, 6–3
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 > 

Steffi Graf was the defending champion, but she did not compete this year due to injury.

World No. 1 Martina Hingis won title, defeating Jana Novotná in the final, 2–6, 6–3, 6–3, to become the youngest person since Lottie Dod to win Wimbledon.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Champion)
  2. United States Monica Seles (Third Round)
  3. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Final)
  4. Croatia Iva Majoli (Quarterfinals)
  5. United States Lindsay Davenport (Second Round)
  6. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Second Round)
  7. Germany Anke Huber (Third Round)
  8. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Semifinals)
  9. France Mary Pierce (Fourth Round)
  10. Spain Conchita Martínez (Third Round)
  11. United States Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth Round)
  12. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Fourth Round)
  13. United States Kimberly Po (First Round)
  14. Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Third Round)
  15. Romania Ruxandra Dragomir (First Round)
  16. Austria Barbara Paulus (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
   Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 3 2    
  1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
     Russia Anna Kournikova 3 2    
4  Croatia Iva Majoli 6 4  
     Russia Anna Kournikova 7 6    
    1  Switzerland Martina Hingis 2 6 6
  3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 3 3
  3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6    
   Indonesia Yayuk Basuki 3 3    
  3  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 6  
  8  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 2    
8  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 7  
     France Nathalie Tauziat 2 5    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
Q  Luxembourg A Kremer 4 4       1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
 Germany P Begerow 3 3      Belarus O Barabanschikova 2 2    
 Belarus O Barabanschikova 6 6         1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
 Czech Republic E Martincová 4 2          United States N Arendt 1 3    
 United States L Raymond 6 6        United States L Raymond 6 4 3
 United States N Arendt 6 6      United States N Arendt 1 6 6  
 Czech Republic P Langrová 2 0         1  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
Q  Italy L Golarsa 6 4 6        Belgium S Appelmans 1 3  
 France A Dechaume-Balleret 1 6 3     Q  Italy L Golarsa 2 0    
 Belgium S Appelmans 6 3 6    Belgium S Appelmans 6 6    
 Canada R Simpson 2 6 0        Belgium S Appelmans 6 6  
 United States S Cacic 5 4         14  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 2 3    
 United States A Frazier 7 6        United States A Frazier 6 3  
 Italy S Farina 6 3 2   14  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 7 6    
14  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 4 6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15  Romania R Dragomir 7 2 8  
 Germany A Glass 5 6 10      Germany A Glass 1 r    
 Australia A Ellwood 5 1     Q  Venezuela M-A Vento 2      
Q  Venezuela M-A Vento 7 6         Q  Venezuela M-A Vento 6 7    
 United States G Helgeson-Nielsen 6 6          Bulgaria M Maleeva 2 5    
WC  United Kingdom L Ahl 2 4        United States G Helgeson-Nielsen 5 5  
 Bulgaria M Maleeva 6 6      Bulgaria M Maleeva 7 7    
WC  United Kingdom J Pullin 1 3         Q  Venezuela M-A Vento 1 3  
 Slovakia K Studeníková 3 6 3        Czech Republic D Chládková 6 6  
Q  Australia N Pratt 6 4 6     Q  Australia N Pratt 4 5    
 Slovakia R Zrubáková 6 7      Slovakia R Zrubáková 6 7    
Q  Belgium N Feber 1 5          Slovakia R Zrubáková 7 3 6
 Czech Republic D Chládková 7 6          Czech Republic D Chládková 6 6 8  
 Czech Republic S Kleinová 6 4        Czech Republic D Chládková 7 6  
 United States T Jones 7 2 2   5  United States L Davenport 5 2    
5  United States L Davenport 5 6 6  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  Croatia I Majoli 2 6 6  
 Argentina M Díaz-Oliva 6 0 3     4  Croatia I Majoli 6 6    
 Austria M Maruska 7 6      Austria M Maruska 3 3    
 Czech Republic A Gerši 6 2         4  Croatia I Majoli 4 7 6  
Q  United Kingdom K Cross 6 6         Q  United Kingdom K Cross 6 6 4  
 United States L Wild 4 2       Q  United Kingdom K Cross 6 6  
 Italy F Perfetti 4 4      Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 4 0    
 Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 6         4  Croatia I Majoli 6 6 9
WC  United States G Fernández 7 6         12  Romania I Spîrlea 7 1 7
 Netherlands M Oremans 6 3       WC  United States G Fernández 6 4 6  
 France N Dechy 6 6 6    France N Dechy 3 6 3  
 Belgium L Courtois 7 1 2       WC  United States G Fernández 3 1  
 Russia E Makarova 6 4 6       12  Romania I Spîrlea 6 6    
 Russia T Panova 4 6 3      Russia E Makarova 6 1 8
 Slovakia H Nagyová 1 0     12  Romania I Spîrlea 4 6 10  
12  Romania I Spîrlea 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
10  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
 Slovakia K Habšudová 1 2       10  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
 Japan Y Yoshida 6 6      Japan Y Yoshida 0 0    
 Japan R Hiraki 2 3         10  Spain C Martínez 4 2    
 Czech Republic H Suková 7 6          Czech Republic H Suková 6 6    
WC  United Kingdom S-A Siddall 6 1        Czech Republic H Suková 6 6  
 Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 6 2 7    Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 0 3    
 United States L McNeil 1 6 5        Czech Republic H Suková 6 2 3
 United States C Rubin 1 1          Russia A Kournikova 2 6 6
 Russia A Kournikova 6 6        Russia A Kournikova 4 7 6  
 France A-G Sidot 6 4      Germany B Rittner 6 6 3  
 Germany B Rittner 7 6          Russia A Kournikova 3 6 6
 South Africa J Kruger 7 6         7  Germany A Huber 6 4 4  
 Belgium S De Ville 6 3        South Africa J Kruger 2 0  
Q  Japan H Inoue 3 3     7  Germany A Huber 6 6    
7  Germany A Huber 6 6    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  South Africa A Coetzer 7 6    
 France A Fusai 6 1       6  South Africa A Coetzer 2 1    
 Japan M Saeki 2 6 2    Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 6    
 Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 1 6        Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 6    
 United States V Williams 6 2 4        Poland M Grzybowska 4 1    
 Poland M Grzybowska 4 6 6      Poland M Grzybowska 4 6 6
 Austria B Schett 2 6 6    Austria B Schett 6 3 2  
 Sweden Å Carlsson 6 3 0        Canada P Hy-Boulais 0 6  
 Japan A Sugiyama 3 0          Indonesia Y Basuki 6 7  
 Indonesia Y Basuki 6 6        Indonesia Y Basuki 6 6    
 United States M Tu 0 3      Argentina I Gorrochategui 2 0    
 Argentina I Gorrochategui 6 6          Indonesia Y Basuki 6 6  
 Latvia L Neiland 5 2          Japan N Kijimuta 3 2    
 Japan N Kijimuta 7 6        Japan N Kijimuta 5 6 6
 Netherlands K Boogert 3 6 3   16  Austria B Paulus 7 3 3  
16  Austria B Paulus 6 1 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    
 France N van Lottum 2 2       11  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    
 Poland A Olsza 3 6 6    Poland A Olsza 4 0    
 Czech Republic L Němečková 6 1 2       11  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    
 Japan N Sawamatsu 6 6          Thailand T Tanasugarn 2 4    
WC  United Kingdom S Smith 1 3        Japan N Sawamatsu 2 2  
 Czech Republic L Richterová 3 1      Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6    
 Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6         11  United States MJ Fernández 7 4 5
 Japan M Endo 3 3         3  Czech Republic J Novotná 5 6 7
 Spain G León García 6 6        Spain G León García 3 6 6  
 Spain C Torrens Valero 1 6 6    Spain C Torrens Valero 6 2 3  
 Italy G Pizzichini 6 3 4        Spain G León García 4 2  
 Belarus N Zvereva 2 2         3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    
 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6        Russia E Likhovtseva 1 6 4
 Germany W Probst 4 6 0   3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 4 6  
3  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 4 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
WC  United Kingdom C Wood 0 0       8  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
 Switzerland E Gagliardi 3 7 6    Switzerland E Gagliardi 4 2    
 Romania C Cristea 6 5 1       8  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
 Argentina F Labat 6 6          Argentina F Labat 1 2    
 Italy R Grande 4 4        Argentina F Labat 6 6  
 Belgium E Callens 6 6      Belgium E Callens 2 3    
 Argentina P Suárez 4 2         8  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
 Italy F Lubiani 3 6 1       9  France M Pierce 1 3  
 France S Pitkowski 6 4 6      France S Pitkowski 2 0    
 United States J Watanabe 3 1      Spain M Serna 6 6    
 Spain M Serna 6 6          Spain M Serna 4 3  
 Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6         9  France M Pierce 6 6    
 Austria S Dopfer 2 2        Spain V Ruano Pascual 0 6 3
 Belgium D Van Roost 3 4     9  France M Pierce 6 2 6  
9  France M Pierce 6 6    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13  United States K Po 6 5 2  
 Australia K-A Guse 3 7 6      Australia K-A Guse 0 3    
 France N Tauziat 6 6      France N Tauziat 6 6    
LL  Japan N Miyagi 3 4          France N Tauziat 3 6 6  
WC  United Kingdom L Woodroffe 6 6          Austria J Wiesner 6 3 2  
 Switzerland P Schnyder 4 4       WC  United Kingdom L Woodroffe 2 3  
 Austria J Wiesner 7 6      Austria J Wiesner 6 6    
 Germany J Kandarr 5 2          France N Tauziat 4 7 12
 United States C Morariu 6 6          France S Testud 6 5 10
WC  United Kingdom C Taylor 2 1        United States C Morariu 7 3 1  
Q  Germany M Schnitzer 3 0      France S Testud 6 6 6  
 France S Testud 6 6          France S Testud 0 6 8
 United States A Grossman 2 6         2  United States M Seles 6 4 6  
 United States K Brandi 6 7        United States K Brandi 7 3 3
 Australia R McQuillan 0 2     2  United States M Seles 5 6 6  
2  United States M Seles 6 6    

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