1997 Franklin Templeton Classic

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1997 Franklin Templeton Classic
Date March 3 – March 9
Edition 10th
Category World Series
Surface Hard / Outdoor
Location Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Champions
Singles
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Doubles
Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez
← 1996 · Franklin Templeton Classic · 1998 →

The 1997 Franklin Templeton Classic was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States and was part of the World Series of the 1997 ATP Tour. The tournament ran from March 3 through March 9, 1997.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Mark Philippoussis defeated United States Richey Reneberg 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Philippoussis' 1st title of the year and the 4th of his career.


Men's Doubles[edit]

Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / United States Rick Leach 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Lobo's 2nd title of the year and the 7th of his career. It was Sánchez's 2nd title of the year and the 26th of his career.