1997 Advanta Championships

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1997 Advanta Championships
Date February 24 – March 2
Edition 30th
Champions
Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Doubles
Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien
← 1996 · Advanta Championships · 1998 →

The 1997 Advanta Championships was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States and was part of the Championship Series of the 1997 ATP Tour. The tournament ran from February 24 through March 2, 1997.


Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Australia Patrick Rafter 5–7, 7–6(7–4), 6–3

  • It was Sampras' 3rd title of the year and the 49th of his career.


Doubles[edit]

Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien defeated South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Patrick Galbraith 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Lareau's 1st title of the year and the 4th of his career. It was O'Brien's 1st title of the year and the 4th of his career.