1997 US Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1997 US Open
ChampionRussia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek[1]
Runner-upSweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Final score7–6(10–8), 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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The 1997 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 117th edition of the US Open and was held from August 25 through September 7, 1997.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (First Round)
  2. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (Second Round)
  3. Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien (Second Round)
  4. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek (Champions)
  5. Australia Mark Philippoussis / Australia Patrick Rafter (Third Round)
  6. Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez (Second Round)
  7. Unknown (Withdrew)
  8. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Patrick Galbraith (First Round)
  9. United States Rick Leach / United States Jonathan Stark (First Round)
  10. India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes (Semifinals)
  11. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden Nicklas Kulti (Final)
  12. United Kingdom Neil Broad / South Africa Piet Norval (First Round)
  13. United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana (Third Round)
  14. United States Trevor Kronemann / Australia David Macpherson (Third Round)
  15. Canada Grant Connell / Canada Daniel Nestor (Third Round)
  16. France Olivier Delaître / France Fabrice Santoro (First Round)

Qualifying[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final[1]
               
  Zimbabwe Wayne Black
United States Jim Grabb
7 6
  Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6 3
  Zimbabwe Wayne Black
United States Jim Grabb
5 6
11 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
7 7
  Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6 6 4
11 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
7 3 6
11 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
6 3
4 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7 6
Q South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
South Africa Robbie Koenig
5 5
4 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7 7
4 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7 7
10 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6 6
10 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6 7
  South Africa David Adams
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
4 6

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Netherlands T Kempers
Netherlands M Oosting
6 3 6
1 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
4 6 1 Netherlands T Kempers
Netherlands M Oosting
7 4 6
Zimbabwe W Black
United States J Grabb
3 6 6 Zimbabwe W Black
United States J Grabb
5 6 7
Sweden D Ekerot
Australia M Tebbutt
6 2 3 Zimbabwe W Black
United States J Grabb
7 6
Argentina P Albano
Spain À Corretja
7 6 15 Canada G Connell
Canada D Nestor
6 1
United States B Coupe
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Djordjevic
5 4 Argentina P Albano
Spain À Corretja
15 Canada G Connell
Canada D Nestor
6 7 15 Canada G Connell
Canada D Nestor
w/o
Australia P Cash
Australia A Kratzmann
3 6 Zimbabwe W Black
United States J Grabb
7 6
Croatia G Ivanišević
Czech Republic C Suk
6 7 Croatia G Ivanišević
Czech Republic C Suk
6 3
9 United States R Leach
United States J Stark
4 5 Croatia G Ivanišević
Czech Republic C Suk
4 6 6
Netherlands HJ Davids
Germany J Knippschild
6 7 Netherlands HJ Davids
Germany J Knippschild
6 4 3
United States TJ Middleton
Venezuela N Pereira
3 6 Croatia G Ivanišević
Czech Republic C Suk
6 6
WC United States M Sell
United States D Witt
6 7 7 Czech Republic M Damm
Russia A Olhovskiy
4 2
Netherlands S Schalken
Netherlands J Siemerink
7 6 6 WC United States M Sell
United States D Witt
5 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm
Russia A Olhovskiy
4 6 7 Czech Republic M Damm
Russia A Olhovskiy
7 3 7
Belgium L Pimek
South Africa B Talbot
6 3 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Canada S Lareau
United States A O'Brien
7 7
Belarus M Mirnyi
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
5 6 3 Canada S Lareau
United States A O'Brien
4 6
Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
7 7 Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
6 7
South Africa N Godwin
South Africa G Muller
5 6 Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
6 7
WC United States J Gimelstob
United States C Woodruff
5 7 6 14 United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
4 5
South Africa M Ondruska
South Africa G Stafford
7 6 4 WC United States J Gimelstob
United States C Woodruff
14 United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
2 7 7 14 United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
w/o
United States G Grant
The Bahamas M Merklein
6 6 5 Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
6 6 4
11 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
6 6 11 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
7 3 6
WC United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
4 3 11 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
6 6
WC United States B Hawk
United States N Overholser
7 7 WC United States B Hawk
United States N Overholser
2 ;1
South Africa M Barnard
Netherlands T Nijssen
5 6 11 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
6 6
Q Romania D Pescariu
Italy D Sanguinetti
6 6 5 Australia M Philippoussis
Australia Patrick Rafter
2 4
United States S Davis
United States K Jones
1 3 Romania D Pescariu
Italy D Sanguinetti
2 4
5 Australia M Philippoussis
Australia P Rafter
7 7 5 Australia M Philippoussis
Australia Patrick Rafter
6 6
Czech Republic P Korda
United States R Reneberg
6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
4 7 7
Netherlands S Groen
Germany D Prinosil
6 6 6 6 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
3 6
United States D Randall
United States J Waite
6 6 United States D Randall
United States J Waite
6 7
WC United States V Spadea
Philippines E Taino
2 4 United States D Randall
United States J Waite
2 6 2
United States B MacPhie
United States J Salzenstein
7 6 Q South Africa J-L de Jager
South Africa R Koenig
6 3 6
South Africa B Haygarth
United States G Van Emburgh
6 3 United States B MacPhie
United States J Salzenstein
5 6
Q South Africa J-L de Jager
South Africa R Koenig
2 7 6 Q South Africa J-L de Jager
South Africa R Koenig
7 7
12 United Kingdom N Broad
South Africa P Norval
6 6 3 Q South Africa J-L de Jager
South Africa R Koenig
5 5
13 United States D Johnson
United States F Montana
6 6 4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
7 7
Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
4 4 13 United States D Johnson
United States F Montana
2 7 6
Sweden P Nyborg
Armenia S Sargsian
7 6 6 Sweden P Nyborg
Armenia S Sargsian
6 6 4
United States L Jensen
United States M Jensen
6 7 4 13 United States D Johnson
United States F Montana
6 3 4
Sweden P Fredriksson
Belgium T Vanhoudt
6 2 6 4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
1 6 6
Q The Bahamas R Smith
Australia P Tramacchi
4 6 3 Sweden P Fredriksson
Belgium T Vanhoudt
6 2 1
4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 6 4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
4 6 6
Q Mexico Ó Ortiz
Brazil A Sá
3 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States B Behrens
United States P McEnroe
7 4 7
8 South Africa E Ferreira
United States P Galbraith
6 6 5 United States B Behrens
United States P McEnroe
3 7 6
France G Raoux
United States J Tarango
7 6 France G Raoux
United States J Tarango
6 6 7
Italy C Brandi
Italy F Messori
6 4 France G Raoux
United States J Tarango
6 4 6
Australia P Kilderry
Ecuador N Lapentti
4 7 6 10 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
4 6 7
Germany K Braasch
United States B Shelton
6 6 4 Australia P Kilderry
Ecuador N Lapentti
7 3 6
10 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 6 10 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 6 7
Australia W Arthurs
Republic of Macedonia A Kitinov
4 4 10 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 7
Spain A Berasategui
Mexico D Roditi
6 6 6 South Africa D Adams
South Africa W Ferreira
4 6
16 France O Delaître
France F Santoro
7 3 3 Spain A Berasategui
Mexico D Roditi
6 6
Netherlands S Noteboom
Netherlands F Wibier
2 7 6 Netherlands S Noteboom
Netherlands F Wibier
4 3
WC Australia T Blenkiron
Australia L Smith
6 5 2 Spain A Berasategui
Mexico D Roditi
3 3
South Africa D Adams
South Africa W Ferreira
4 7 6 South Africa D Adams
South Africa W Ferreira
6 6
Brazil G Kuerten
Brazil F Meligeni
6 5 3 South Africa D Adams
South Africa W Ferreira
6 7
2 Netherlands J Eltingh
Netherlands P Haarhuis
7 7 2 Netherlands J Eltingh
Netherlands P Haarhuis
4 6
Zimbabwe B Black
New Zealand B Steven
6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1997 U.S. Open". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2014.