1997 State Farm Evert Cup – Doubles

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Doubles
1997 Newsweek Champions Cup
and the State Farm Evert Cup
1996 champions United States Chanda Rubin
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
Champions United States Lindsay Davenport
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runners-up United States Lisa Raymond
France Nathalie Tauziat
Final score 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Chanda Rubin and Brenda Schultz-McCarthy were the defending champions but only Rubin competed that year with Mary Joe Fernandez.

Fernandez and Rubin lost in the semifinals to Lindsay Davenport and Natasha Zvereva.

Davenport and Zvereva won in the final 6–3, 6–2 against Lisa Raymond and Nathalie Tauziat.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. The top four seeded teams received byes into the second round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Final
         
4  United States Lisa Raymond
 France Nathalie Tauziat
3 2  
3  United States Lindsay Davenport
 Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 6  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  United States G Fernández
 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
7 77    
   United States A Grossman
 United States G Helgeson-Nielsen
64 5          Spain V Ruano-Pascual
 Argentina P Suárez
5 63    
   Spain V Ruano-Pascual
 Argentina P Suárez
77 7         1  United States G Fernández
 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
6 79    
WC  Croatia I Majoli
 Croatia M Murić
2 6 6       WC  Croatia I Majoli
 Croatia M Murić
3 67    
   Canada P Hy-Boulais
 Canada R Simpson
6 4 4     WC  Croatia I Majoli
 Croatia M Murić
77 78  
   United States M Werdel-Witmeyer
 United States T Whitlinger-Jones
65 3       5  United States K Adams
 Netherlands M Bollegraf
64 66    
5  United States K Adams
 Netherlands M Bollegraf
77 6         1  United States G Fernández
 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
5 2  
      4  United States L Raymond
 France N Tauziat
7 6  
    4  United States L Raymond
 France N Tauziat
77 7    
   Australia A Ellwood
 Australia R McQuillan
4 2          Italy R Grande
 Japan A Sugiyama
64 5    
   Italy R Grande
 Japan A Sugiyama
6 6         4  United States L Raymond
 France N Tauziat
6 6  
   United States D Graham
 Australia K Radford
6 2 3/r          France A Dechaume-Balleret
 France S Testud
2 4    
   France A Dechaume-Balleret
 France S Testud
2 6 4        France A Dechaume-Balleret
 France S Testud
3 6 6
   Japan R Hiraki
 Argentina L Montalvo
3 1       7  Japan N Kijimuta
 Japan N Miyagi
6 2 0  
7  Japan N Kijimuta
 Japan N Miyagi
6 6    

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
8  Spain C Martínez
 Argentina P Tarabini
6 65 5  
WC  United States S Williams
 United States V Williams
4 77 7     WC  United States S Williams
 United States V Williams
0 6 6  
Q  Sweden Å Carlsson
 France A-G Sidot
2 77 77     Q  Sweden Å Carlsson
 France A-G Sidot
6 3 3  
   Netherlands K Boogert
 Romania I Spîrlea
6 64 62       WC  United States S Williams
 United States V Williams
3 0    
   United States A Frazier
 United States K Po
2 6 6       3  United States L Davenport
 Belarus N Zvereva
6 6    
   Italy S Farina
 Austria B Schett
6 3 2        United States A Frazier
 United States K Po
1 1  
    3  United States L Davenport
 Belarus N Zvereva
6 6    
      3  United States L Davenport
 Belarus N Zvereva
6 6  
6  United States M J Fernandez
 United States C Rubin
7 6         6  United States M J Fernandez
 United States C Rubin
1 0  
   Argentina F Labat
 Germany B Rittner
5 3       6  United States M J Fernandez
 United States C Rubin
6 6    
   Romania R Dragomir
 Netherlands C Vis
77 77          Romania R Dragomir
 Netherlands C Vis
1 1    
   Australia K-A Guse
 South Africa R Nideffer
64 64         6  United States M J Fernandez
 United States C Rubin
2 6 7
   Russia A Kournikova
 Russia E Likhovtseva
6 6            Russia A Kournikova
 Russia E Likhovtseva
6 4 5  
   United States A Lettiere
 United States C Morariu
1 1          Russia A Kournikova
 Russia E Likhovtseva
7 4 6
    2  Latvia L Neiland
 Czech Republic H Suková
5 6 3  
 

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