1997 Chase Championships

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1997 Chase Championships
Date November 17–23, 1997
Edition 26th (singles) / 22nd (doubles)
Category Year-end championships
Location New York, USA
Venue Madison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
← 1996 · WTA Tour Championships · 1998 →

The 1997 Chase Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 26th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 22nd edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 1997 WTA Tour. The tournament was held November 17–23, 1997.[1][2]

Winners[edit]

Singles[edit]

Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated France Mary Pierce, 7–6, 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Novotná's 9th title of the year and the 85th of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated France Alexandra Fusai / France Nathalie Tauziat, 6–7, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Davenport's 13th title of the year and the 31st of her career. It was Novotná's 10th title of the year and the 86th of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Berkrot (25 November 1997). "Novotna Takes Chase Over Pierce". The Moscow Times. 
  2. ^ Mark Shapiro (24 November 1997). "Novotna Uses Powerful Serve To Defeat Pierce For Chase Title". Chicago Tribune. 

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