1997 Gold Coast Classic
|1997 Gold Coast Classic|
|Date||30 December 1996 – 5 January 1997|
|Location||Hope Island, Australia|
|Venue||Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre|
|Naoko Kijimuta / Nana Miyagi|
The 1997 Gold Coast Classic was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre in Hope Island, Queensland in Australia that was part of Tier III of the 1997 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from 30 December 1996 through 5 January 1997.
- It was Likhovtseva's only title of the year and the 2nd of her career.
- It was Kijimuta's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of her career. It was Miyagi's 1st title of the year and the 5th of her career.