1997 Italian Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1997 Italian Open
Champion Spain Álex Corretja
Runner-up Chile Marcelo Ríos
Final score 7–5, 7–5, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1996 · Italian Open · 1998 →

Thomas Muster was the defending champion, but lost in the second round this year.

Álex Corretja won the title, defeating Marcelo Ríos 7–5, 7–5, 6–3 in the final.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Pete Sampras (First Round)
  2. United States Michael Chang (First Round)
  3. Austria Thomas Muster (Second Round)
  4. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Third Round)
  5. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Second Round)
  6. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Semifinals)
  7. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Final)
  8. Spain Carlos Moyà (Third Round)
  9. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (First Round)
  10. Spain Álex Corretja (Champion)
  11. Spain Álbert Costa (Third Round)
  12. Germany Boris Becker (Third Round)
  13. Spain Félix Mantilla (First Round)
  14. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Second Round)
  15. Switzerland Marc Rosset (Third Round)
  16. Australia Mark Philippoussis (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
  7  Chile Marcelo Ríos 6 3 6  
   Spain Alberto Berasategui 3 6 1  
  7  Chile Marcelo Ríos 5 5 3    
  10  Spain Álex Corretja 7 7 6    
6  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 65 64  
  10  Spain Álex Corretja 77 77    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 65 4  
  United States J Courier 77 6     United States J Courier 77 6  
Q Spain A Portas 79 77   Q Spain A Portas 65 2  
  United Kingdom G Rusedski 67 64     United States J Courier 77 6  
  Spain F Clavet 6 3 3 15 Switzerland M Rosset 65 3  
Q Spain E Benfele Álvarez 4 6 6 Q Spain E Benfele Álvarez 5 77 3
Q France J Golmard 5 4   15 Switzerland M Rosset 7 63 6
15 Switzerland M Rosset 7 6     United States J Courier 3 6 64
9 South Africa W Ferreira 6 5 65 7 Chile M Ríos 6 3 77
  Sweden M Larsson 4 7 77   Sweden M Larsson 77 6  
  Sweden T Johansson 5 6 6   Sweden T Johansson 64 3  
Q Italy D Sanguinetti 7 3 2   Sweden M Larsson 6 5 4
Q France F Santoro 6 6   7 Chile M Ríos 4 7 6
  Italy R Furlan 4 1   Q France F Santoro 2 2  
WC Italy O Camporese 3 5   7 Chile M Ríos 6 6  
7 Chile M Ríos 6 7  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 7 77  
  Spain J Sánchez 5 65   4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 77 3 6
  Australia T Woodbridge 5 1     Netherlands P Haarhuis 65 6 3
  Netherlands P Haarhuis 7 6   4 Russia Y Kafelnikov 3 2  
  Czech Republic D Vacek 3 4     Spain A Berasategui 6 6  
  Spain A Berasategui 6 6     Spain A Berasategui 3 6 7
  Australia P Rafter 6 3 6   Australia P Rafter 6 4 5
13 Spain F Mantilla 1 6 4   Spain A Berasategui 7 7  
11 Spain Á Costa 7 6     Germany M-K Goellner 5 5  
  Germany A Rădulescu 5 2   11 Spain Á Costa 6 6  
  United States J Tarango 5 3     Netherlands J Siemerink 4 2  
  Netherlands J Siemerink 7 6   11 Spain Á Costa 4 6 4
  Germany M-K Goellner 77 6     Germany M-K Goellner 6 3 6
  United States J Stark 64 4     Germany M-K Goellner 78 77  
WC Italy D Nargiso 5 3   5 Netherlands R Krajicek 66 61  
5 Netherlands R Krajicek 7 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 68 6
  Australia M Woodforde 2 710 4 6 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
Q Denmark F Fetterlein 4 5     Norway C Ruud 2 2  
  Norway C Ruud 6 7   6 Croatia G Ivanišević 79 6  
  France C Pioline 6 6   12 Germany B Becker 67 3  
  Zimbabwe B Black 4 3     France C Pioline 4 5  
WC Italy A Gaudenzi 63 2   12 Germany B Becker 6 7  
12 Germany B Becker 77 6   6 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
14 United Kingdom T Henman 4 7 2   Australia S Draper 4 4  
  Spain R Carretero 6 5 0r 14 United Kingdom T Henman 6 3 4
Q Italy D Scala 6 63 77 Q Italy D Scala 1 6 6
Q Italy D Musa 4 77 64 Q Italy D Scala 5 2  
  Australia S Draper 7 6     Australia S Draper 7 6  
  Ukraine A Medvedev 5 3     Australia S Draper 77 5 7
WC Italy M Martelli 3 2   3 Austria T Muster 64 7 5
3 Austria T Muster 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Spain C Moyà 6 6  
WC Italy S Pescosolido 4 4   8 Spain C Moyà 6 6  
  Germany T Haas 3 6 7   Germany T Haas 4 2  
  Sweden M Gustafsson 6 4 5 8 Spain C Moyà 4 4  
  France A Boetsch 77 6   10 Spain Á Corretja 6 6  
  United States A O'Brien 64 4     France A Boetsch 2 3  
  Morocco H Arazi 0 3   10 Spain Á Corretja 6 6  
10 Spain Á Corretja 6 6   10 Spain Á Corretja 4 7 6
16 Australia M Philippoussis 2 0     Morocco K Alami 6 5 3
  Morocco K Alami 6 6     Morocco K Alami 6 6  
  United States C Woodruff 6 6     United States C Woodruff 0 4  
  Germany D Prinosil 3 2     Morocco K Alami 3 6 7
  Australia S Stolle 1 4     Spain S Bruguera 6 2 5
  Spain S Bruguera 6 6     Spain S Bruguera 6 6  
  Argentina H Gumy 6 6     Argentina H Gumy 1 4  
2 United States M Chang 3 2  

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