1997 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo

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1997 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo
Date 14–20 July
Edition 10th
Category Tier IV
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $163,000
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Palermo, Italy
Champions
Singles
France Sandrine Testud
Doubles
Italy Silvia Farina / Austria Barbara Schett
← 1996 · Internazionali Femminili di Palermo · 1998 →

The 1997 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Palermo, Italy that was part of the Tier IV category of the 1997 WTA Tour. It was the tenth edition of the tournament and was held from 14 July until 20 July 1997. Second-seeded Sandrine Testud won the singles title.[1]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

France Sandrine Testud defeated Russia Elena Makarova 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Testud's only title of the year and the 1st of her career.

Doubles[edit]

Italy Silvia Farina / Austria Barbara Schett defeated Argentina Florencia Labat / Argentina Mercedes Paz 2–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Farina's only title of the year and the 2nd of her career. It was Schett's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1998). International Tennis Federation World of Tennis 1998. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 173, 188–189. ISBN 9780002188241.

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