1997 Bausch & Lomb Championships – Singles

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Singles
1997 Bausch & Lomb Championships
Champion United States Lindsay Davenport
Runner-up France Mary Pierce
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw 56 (8Q / 3WC)
Seeds 16
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1996 · Amelia Island Championships · 1998 →

Irina Spîrlea was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

Lindsay Davenport won in the final 6–2, 6–3 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. The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Third Round)
  2. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  3. n/a
  4. Spain Conchita Martínez (Quarterfinals)
  5. Germany Anke Huber (Third Round)
  6. United States Lindsay Davenport (Champion)
  7. n/a
  8. Croatia Iva Majoli (Semifinals)
  1. United States Mary Joe Fernández (Quarterfinals)
  2. Austria Barbara Paulus (First Round)
  3. France Mary Pierce (Final)
  4. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Semifinals)
  5. Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Third Round)
  6. Russia Elena Likhovtseva (Second Round)
  7. n/a
  8. Romania Ruxandra Dragomir (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
12 South Africa Amanda Coetzer 5 2  
6 United States Lindsay Davenport 7 6  
6 United States Lindsay Davenport 6 6  
11 France Mary Pierce 2 3  
8 Croatia Iva Majoli 6 5 6
11 France Mary Pierce 2 7 7

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Czech Republic J Novotná 4 6 6
Q United States C Morariu 1 1     Austria B Schett 6 4 0
  Austria B Schett 6 6   1 Czech Republic J Novotná 2 6 1
Q Spain G León García 6 6 2 12 South Africa A Coetzer 6 1 6
WC France A Mauresmo 4 7 6 WC France A Mauresmo 4 6 1
Q Czech Republic E Martincová 5 1   12 South Africa A Coetzer 6 1 6
12 South Africa A Coetzer 7 6   12 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6  
9 United States M J Fernández 6 6   9 United States M J Fernández 2 4  
  France S Pitkowski 3 0   9 United States M J Fernández 6 6  
  Canada P Hy-Boulais 4 6 6   Canada P Hy-Boulais 3 0  
Q Australia R McQuillan 6 2 1 9 United States M J Fernández 6 6  
WC South Africa J Steck 5 3   WC Germany M Weingärtner 1 2  
WC Germany M Weingärtner 7 6   WC Germany M Weingärtner 2 7 7
LL Federal Republic of Yugoslavia T Ječmenica 6 6 5

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL Argentina M Díaz Oliva w/o    
  Romania C Cristea 6 2     United States J Capriati      
  United States J Capriati 7 6   LL Argentina M Díaz Oliva 3 1  
  Italy S Farina 7 7   LL Germany J Kandarr 6 6  
  Austria M Maruska 5 5     Italy S Farina 4 6  
Q Spain C Torrens Valero 3 2   LL Germany J Kandarr 6 7  
LL Germany J Kandarr 6 6   LL Germany J Kandarr 2 2  
13 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6   6 United States L Davenport 6 6  
  Czech Republic A Gerši 1 1   13 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 7 6  
Q Argentina B Fulco-Villella 7 4 0   Czech Republic S Kleinová 5 3  
  Czech Republic S Kleinová 5 6 6 13 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 2 1  
  Spain M Serna 6 2 1 6 United States L Davenport 6 6  
  Chinese Taipei S-T Wang 4 6 6   Chinese Taipei S-T Wang 2 0  
6 United States L Davenport 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Croatia I Majoli 6 6  
Q Spain Á Montolio 2 6 7 Q Spain Á Montolio 3 2  
  Argentina P Suárez 6 4 6 8 Croatia I Majoli 6 6  
  France A Fusai 6 7     France A Fusai 0 2  
  Latvia L Savchenko 2 6     France A Fusai 1 7 6
  United States T Whitlinger-Jones 6 4 1 14 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6 4
14 Russia E Likhovtseva 2 6 6 8 Croatia I Majoli 1 6 6
10 Austria B Paulus 4 6   4 Spain C Martínez 6 3 3
  United States C Rubin 6 7     United States C Rubin 6 6  
  United States J Watanabe 6 4 1 Q United States V Williams 4 0  
Q United States V Williams 1 6 6   United States C Rubin 3 3  
  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 7 4 4 Spain C Martínez 6 6  
  South Africa J Kruger 7 5 6   South Africa J Kruger 3 1  
4 Spain C Martínez 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Germany A Huber 6 6  
  Slovakia R Zrubáková 6 6     Slovakia R Zrubáková 2 2  
  Argentina I Gorrochategui 4 3   5 Germany A Huber 6 2  
  Russia E Makarova 1 4   11 France M Pierce 7 6  
  Slovakia H Nagyová 6 6     Slovakia H Nagyová 5 0  
  Germany E Wagner 0 1   11 France M Pierce 7 6  
11 France M Pierce 6 6   11 France M Pierce 6 6  
16 Romania R Dragomir 6 6   2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 2 1  
  Czech Republic D Chládková 4 2   16 Romania R Dragomir 6 6  
  Czech Republic P Langrová 2 4     United States A Grossman 2 3  
  United States A Grossman 6 6   16 Romania R Dragomir 3 6 4
  Argentina F Labat 6 6   2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 1 6
  Austria K Kschwendt 3 1     Argentina F Labat 6 2 3
2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 3 6 6

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