1997 Newsweek Champions Cup – Singles

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Singles
1997 Newsweek Champions Cup
Champion United States Michael Chang
Runner-up Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Final score 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles

Michael Chang was the defending champion and won in the final 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 against Bohdan Ulihrach.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Second Round)
  2. Austria Thomas Muster (Semifinals)
  3. United States Michael Chang (Champion)
  4. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  5. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Second Round)
  6. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Second Round)
  7. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Second Round)
  8. Spain Carlos Moyá (Third Round)
  9. Spain Albert Costa (First Round)
  10. United States Andre Agassi (First Round)
  11. n/a
  12. Spain Félix Mantilla (First Round)
  13. Switzerland Marc Rosset (Third Round)
  14. Spain Alberto Berasategui (Quarterfinals)
  15. Spain Àlex Corretja (Second Round, retired)
  16. United States Jim Courier (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
     Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 6 6    
   Sweden Jonas Björkman 3 2    
     Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 6 3 4 3  
  3  United States Michael Chang 4 6 6 6  
3  United States Michael Chang 6 77  
  2  Austria Thomas Muster 1 61    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  United States P Sampras 65 5    
   Czech Republic B Ulihrach 4 6 6        Czech Republic B Ulihrach 77 7    
   Argentina H Gumy 6 1 0          Czech Republic B Ulihrach 7 77    
   United States R Reneberg 4 7 4          Spain F Clavet 5 65    
   Spain J Sánchez 6 5 6        Spain J Sánchez 4 6 66
   Spain F Clavet 6 4 6        Spain F Clavet 6 4 78  
16  United States J Courier 4 6 4          Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6  
9  Spain A Costa 2 2            Zimbabwe B Black 4 2  
   Zimbabwe B Black 6 6          Zimbabwe B Black 3 6 77  
   Spain S Bruguera 4 4          United States A O'Brien 6 1 63  
   United States A O'Brien 6 6            Zimbabwe B Black 6 6  
Q  Brazil G Kuerten 6 77         Q  Brazil G Kuerten 3 3    
   Australia M Woodforde 4 63       Q  Brazil G Kuerten 77 1 6
    7  South Africa W Ferreira 65 6 3  
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4  Croatia G Ivanišević 5 3    
WC  United States J Stark 78 6       WC  United States J Stark 7 6    
   Norway C Ruud 66 2         WC  United States J Stark 66 3    
Q  Sweden N Kulti 6 6         14  Spain A Berasategui 78 6    
   Ukraine A Medvedev 4 4       Q  Sweden N Kulti 3 78 3
Q  Canada S Lareau 65 66       14  Spain A Berasategui 6 66 6  
14  Spain A Berasategui 77 78         14  Spain A Berasategui 2 3  
LL  Sweden M Tillström 3 3            Sweden J Björkman 6 6  
Q  United States J Tarango 6 6       Q  United States J Tarango 4 2    
   Sweden J Björkman 6 6          Sweden J Björkman 6 6    
   Italy A Gaudenzi 1 3            Sweden J Björkman 2 7 6
WC  United States J Gimelstob 4 79 3          United States C Woodruff 6 5 1  
   United States C Woodruff 6 67 6        United States C Woodruff 6 6  
    6  Sweden T Enqvist 4 4    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  Chile M Ríos 3 7 62  
   United States V Spadea 4 3       WC  Sweden M Larsson 6 5 77  
WC  Sweden M Larsson 6 6         WC  Sweden M Larsson 78 2 4  
   France C Pioline 6 6            France C Pioline 66 6 6  
   Australia J Stoltenberg 4 4          France C Pioline 6 6  
   Australia S Stolle 0 6 6        Australia S Stolle 4 4    
12  Spain F Mantilla 6 3 3          France C Pioline 3 2  
13  Switzerland M Rosset 6 7         3  United States M Chang 6 6  
WC  Argentina M Zabaleta 3 5       13  Switzerland M Rosset 3 6 77  
   Germany H Dreekmann 77 6          Germany H Dreekmann 6 3 64  
   Australia P Rafter 63 3         13  Switzerland M Rosset 2 5  
Q  Netherlands S Schalken 77 6         3  United States M Chang 6 7    
Q  India L Paes 65 2       Q  Netherlands S Schalken 4 3  
    3  United States M Chang 6 6    
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    8  Spain C Moyá 6 6    
   Germany M-K Goellner 7 4 2     WC  Czech Republic J Novák 4 2    
WC  Czech Republic J Novák 5 6 6       8  Spain C Moyá 4 3    
   Slovakia D Hrbatý 5 7 2          Australia M Philippoussis 6 6    
WC  Australia T Woodbridge 7 5 6     WC  Australia T Woodbridge 64 69  
   Australia M Philippoussis 77 77          Australia M Philippoussis 77 711    
10  United States A Agassi 65 65            Australia M Philippoussis 3 68  
15  Spain À Corretja 6 6         2  Austria T Muster 6 710  
Q  Brazil F Meligeni 3 3       15  Spain À Corretja 4 1r  
   Netherlands P Haarhuis 77 2 1        Czech Republic C Doseděl 6 4    
   Czech Republic C Doseděl 65 6 6          Czech Republic C Doseděl 4 4  
   France G Forget 6 4r       2  Austria T Muster 6 6    
   Romania A Voinea 4 2          Romania A Voinea 2 4  
    2  Austria T Muster 6 6    
 

References[edit]