1997 Internazionali di Carisbo

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1997 Internazionali di Carisbo
Date June 9 – June 15
Edition 13th
Category World Series
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money $303,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Bologna, Italy
Spain Félix Mantilla
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten / Brazil Fernando Meligeni
← 1996 · Internazionali di Carisbo · 1998 →

The 1997 Internazionali di Carisbo was a men's tennis tournament played on clay courts in Bologna in Italy and was part of the World Series of the 1997 ATP Tour. It was the 13th edition of the tournament and was held from June 9 through June 15, 1997. Félix Mantilla won the singles title.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Ranking1 Seed
 ESP Alberto Berasategui 13 1
 ESP Félix Mantilla 14 2
 ESP Javier Sánchez 42 3
 NOR Christian Ruud 46 4
 MAR Hicham Arazi 55 5
 MAR Karim Alami 61 6
 ARG Hernan Gumy 64 7
 BRA Gustavo Kuerten 66 8
  • 1 Rankings as of May 26, 1997.[2]

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:


Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Félix Mantilla defeated Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 4–6, 6–2, 6–1.

  • It was Mantilla' 1st title of the year and the 2nd of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Brazil Gustavo Kuerten / Brazil Fernando Meligeni defeated United States Dave Randall / United States Jack Waite 6–2, 7–5.

  • It was Kuerten' 2nd title of the year and the 3rd of his career. It was Meligeni's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of his career.


  1. ^ "1997 Bologna Results archive". ATP. 
  2. ^ "May 26, 1997 ATP Singles Rankings". ATP. Retrieved April 21, 2017.