The 1997 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 26 May until 8 June. It was the 96th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1997.
Gustavo Kuerten[a] defeated Sergi Bruguera, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
- • It was Kuerten's 1st career Grand Slam singles title (and his 1st title overall).
Iva Majoli[b] defeated Martina Hingis, 6–4, 6–2
- • It was Majoli's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Daniel Vacek defeated Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde, 7–6, 4–6, 6–3
- • It was Kafelnikov's 2nd career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd (consecutive) title at the French Open.
- • It was Vacek's 2nd career Grand Slam doubles title and his 2nd (consecutive) title at the French Open.
Gigi Fernández / Natalia Zvereva defeated Mary Joe Fernandez / Lisa Raymond, 6–2, 6–3
- • It was Fernández' 16th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 6th and last title at the French Open.
- • It was Zvereva's 17th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 6th and last title at the French Open.
Rika Hiraki / Mahesh Bhupathi defeated Lisa Raymond / Patrick Galbraith, 6–4, 6–1
- • It was Hiraki's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
- • It was Bhupathi's 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
Daniel Elsner defeated Luis Horna, 6–4, 6–4
Justine Henin[c] defeated Cara Black, 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
José de Armas / Luis Horna[d] defeated Arnaud Di Pasquale / Julien Jeanpierre, 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
Cara Black / Irina Selyutina defeated Maja Matevžič / Katarina Srebotnik, 6–0, 5–7, 7–5
- ^ Kuerten became the first male tennis player from Brazil to win a Grand Slam singles title. He also became the 2nd unseeded men's singles winner (after Mats Wilander in 1982).
- ^ Majoli became the first tennis player from Croatia (male or female) to win a Grand Slam singles title.
- ^ Henin won the 2003 women's singles crown, and would go to win 4 singles titles (in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007).
- ^ Horna won the 2008 men's doubles crown.