1997 ATP Tour World Championships – Doubles

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Doubles
1997 ATP Tour World Championships
Champions United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
Runners-up India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
Final score 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Events
Singles Doubles
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Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge were the defending champions, but lost in the round robin.

Rick Leach and Jonathan Stark won in the final 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–3), against Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (Round Robin)
  2. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (Semifinals)
  3. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Patrick Galbraith (Round Robin)
  4. United States Rick Leach / United States Jonathan Stark (Champions)
  5. India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes (Final)
  6. Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien (Semifinals)
  7. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (Round Robin, withdrew due to a rib injury for Knowles)
  8. United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana (Round Robin)
  9. United States Trevor Kronemann / Australia David Macpherson (Round Robin)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                       
5 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6 6  
6 Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
4 4  
5 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
3 4 63    
4 United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6 6 77    
4 United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6 6  
2 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3 4  

Green Group[edit]

  Australia Woodbridge
Australia Woodforde
United States Leach
United States Stark
Canada Lareau
United States O'Brien
United States Johnson
United States Montana
RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–5) 6–7(4–7), 5–7 6–4, 6–1 2–1 4–3 42–35 3
4 United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7) 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 6–3, 6–4 2–1 5–3 43–39 1
6 Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
7–6(7–4), 7–5 4–6, 6–3, 3–6 6–3, 3–6, 6–3 2–1 5–3 42–38 2
8 United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
4–6, 1–6 3–6, 4–6 3–6, 6–3, 3–6 0–3 1–6 24–39 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Yellow Group[edit]

  Netherlands Eltingh
Netherlands Haarhuis
South Africa Ferreira
United States Galbraith
India Bhupathi
India Paes
The Bahamas Knowles
Canada Nestor
United States Kronemann
Australia Macpherson
RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6(7–1), 6–7(5–7), 6–2 6–3, 6–2 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
(w/ Knowles / Nestor)
3–0 6–1 44–30 1
3 South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Patrick Galbraith
6–7(1–7), 7–6(7–5), 2–6 5–7, 4–6 6–2, 6–7(6–8), 7–5
(w/ Knowles / Nestor)
1–2 3–5 43–46 3
5 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
3–6, 2–6 7–5, 6–4 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
(w/ Kronemann / Macpherson)
2–1 4–2 31–31 2
7

9
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
(w/ Knowles / Nestor)
2–6, 7–6(8–6), 5–7
(w/ Knowles / Nestor)
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
(w/ Kronemann / Macpherson)
0–2

0–1
1–4

0–2
24–32

10–13
4

5

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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