1997 WTA German Open

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1997 WTA German Open
Date 12 – 18 May
Edition 26th
Category Tier I
Draw 56S / 28D
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Berlin, Germany
Venue Rot-Weiss Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
← 1996 · WTA German Open · 1998 →

The 1997 WTA German Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Rot-Weiss Tennis Club in Berlin, Germany that was part of the Tier I categiry of the 1997 WTA Tour. It was the 26th edition of the tournament and was held from 12 May through 18 May 1997. Tenth-seeded Mary Joe Fernández won the singles title.

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Mary Joe Fernández defeated France Mary Pierce 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Fernández's 2nd title of the year and the 25th of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–2, 3–6, 6–2

  • It was Davenport's 7th title of the year and the 25th of her career. It was Novotná's 3rd title of the year and the 79th of her career.

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