The 1997 Qatar Open, known as the 1997 Qatar Mobil Open, for sponsorship reasins, was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex in Doha in Qatar and was part of the World Series of the 1997 ATP Tour. The tournament ran from December 30, 1996 through January 6, 1997.
Jim Courier defeated Tim Henman 7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
- It was Courier's 1st title of the year and the 25th of his career.
Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis defeated Patrik Fredriksson / Magnus Norman 6–3, 6–2
- It was Eltingh's 1st title of the year and the 33rd of his career. It was Haarhuis's 1st title of the year and the 32nd of his career.