1997 ATP Tour

1997 ATP Tour

1997 ATP World Tour
Sampras ended the year at number 1 for the fifth straight year
Sampras ended the year at number 1 for the fifth straight year
Details
Duration 30 December 1996
– 10 November 1997
Categories Grand Slam (4)
ATP Super 9 (9)
ATP International Series Gold (12)
ATP International Series
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titles Pete Sampras (7)
Most tournament finals Pete Sampras (7)
Prize money leader Pete Sampras ($6,494,461)
Points leader Pete Sampras (4547)
Awards
Player of the year Pete Sampras
Doubles Team of the year Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Most improved player of the year Patrick Rafter
Newcomer of the year Julian Alonso
Comeback player of the year Sergi Bruguera
1996
1998

The ATP. The ATP Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the Tennis Masters Cup, the ATP Masters Series, the International Series Gold and the International Series tournaments.

Schedule

The tables below summarise the results for the 1997 ATP Tour.

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
Year-end championships
ATP Super 9
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series
Team events

January

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
30 December 1996 Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 United States
2–1
 South Africa
Round Robin losers (Group A)
 Croatia
 France
 Australia
Round Robin losers (Group B)
  Switzerland
 Romania
 Germany
Adelaide, Australia
ATP International Series
$303,000
Todd Woodbridge
6–2, 6–1
Scott Draper Mikael Tillström
Jeff Tarango
Andrei Cherkasov
Alex O'Brien
Jonas Björkman
Karol Kučera
Patrick Rafter
Bryan Shelton

6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Doha, Qatar
ATP International Series
$600,000
Jim Courier
7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
Tim Henman Sergi Bruguera
Hicham Arazi
Thomas Muster
Petr Korda
Magnus Gustafsson
Magnus Larsson
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–3, 6–2
Patrik Fredriksson
Magnus Norman
6 January Sydney, Australia
ATP International Series
$303,000
Tim Henman
6–3, 6–1
Carlos Moyà Goran Ivanišević
Albert Costa
Sandon Stolle
Alex O'Brien
Byron Black
Patrick Rafter
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez

6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Paul Haarhuis
Jan Siemerink
Auckland, New Zealand
ATP International Series
$303,000
Jonas Björkman
7–6(7–0), 6–0
Kenneth Carlsen Marcos Ondruska
Jiří Novák
Marcelo Ríos
Jan-Michael Gambill
Hernán Gumy
Alex Rădulescu
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith

6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark
13 January
20 January
1997 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$3,538,866
Pete Sampras
6–2, 6–3, 6–3
Carlos Moyà Thomas Muster
Michael Chang
Albert Costa
Goran Ivanišević
Félix Mantilla
Marcelo Ríos
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

4–6, 7–5, 7–5, 6–3
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
Rick Leach
Manon Bollegraf

6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
John-Laffnie de Jager
Larisa Neiland
27 January Zagreb, Croatia
ATP International Series
$375,000
Goran Ivanišević
7–6(7–4) 4–6 7–6(8–6)
Greg Rusedski Javier Sánchez
Thomas Enqvist
Alex Rădulescu
Gastón Etlis
Martin Damm
Hicham Arazi
Sasa Hirszon
Goran Ivanišević

6–4, 6–3
Brent Haygarth
Mark Keil
Shanghai, China
ATP International Series
$305,000
Ján Krošlák
6–2, 7–6(7–2)
Alexander Volkov Brett Steven
Leander Paes
Doug Flach
Gérard Solvès
Jeff Tarango
Jérôme Golmard
Max Mirnyi
Kevin Ullyett

7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Tomas Nydahl
Stefano Pescosolido

February

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 February 1997 Davis Cup First Round
Ribeirão Preto, Brazil]] - Clay
Bucharest, Romania - Hard (i)
Sydney, Australia- Grass
Příbram, Czech Republic- Clay (i)
Rome, Italy - Clay
Majorca, Spain - Clay
Durban, South Africa - Hard
Luleå, Sweden- Hard (i)
First Round winners
 United States 4–1
 Netherlands 3–2
 Australia 4–1
 Czech Republic 3–2
 Italy 4–1
 Spain 4–1
 South Africa 3–1
 Sweden 4–1
First Round losers
 Brazil
 Romania
 France
 India
 Mexico
 Germany
 Russia
  Switzerland
10 February Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ATP International Series
$1,014,250
Thomas Muster
7–5 7–6(3)
Goran Ivanišević Jiří Novák
Jim Courier
Boris Becker
Richard Krajicek
Wayne Ferreira
Christian Ruud
Sander Groen
Goran Ivanišević

7–6 6–3
Sandon Stolle
Cyril Suk
Marseille, France
ATP International Series
$514,250
Thomas Enqvist
6–4 1–0 ret
Marcelo Ríos Sergi Bruguera
Fabrice Santoro
Magnus Larsson
Andrei Chesnokov
Marc Rosset
Hendrik Dreekmann
Thomas Enqvist
Magnus Larsson

6–3 6–4
Olivier Delaître
Fabrice Santoro
San Jose, CA, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Pete Sampras
3–6 5–0 ret
Greg Rusedski Todd Martin
Andre Agassi
Chris Woodruff
Richey Reneberg
Grant Doyle
Michael Chang
Brian MacPhie
Gary Muller

4–6 7–6 7–5
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
17 February Antwerp, Belgium
ATP International Series Gold
$875,000
Marc Rosset
6–2 7–5 6–4
Tim Henman Petr Korda
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Filip Dewulf
Dick Norman
Francisco Clavet
Martin Damm
David Adams
Olivier Delaître

3–6 6–2 6–1
Sandon Stolle
Cyril Suk
Memphis, TN, USA
ATP International Series Gold
$700,000
Michael Chang
6–3 6–4
Todd Woodbridge Todd Martin
Jonas Björkman
Richey Reneberg
Brett Steven
Paul Haarhuis
Jeff Tarango
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith

6–2 6–3
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark
24 February Philadelphia, PA, USA
ATP International Series Gold
$589,250
Pete Sampras
5–7 7–6(4) 6–3
Patrick Rafter Sjeng Schalken
Grant Stafford
Doug Flach
Jonathan Stark
Byron Black
Sandon Stolle
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien

6–3 6–3
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith
Milan, Italy
ATP International Series Gold
$689,250
Goran Ivanišević
6–2 6–2
Sergi Bruguera David Prinosil
Nicolas Kiefer
Daniel Vacek
Petr Korda
Karol Kučera
Arnaud Boetsch
Pablo Albano
Peter Nyborg

6–4 7–6
David Adams
Andrei Olhovskiy

March

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 March Rotterdam, The Netherlands
ATP International Series
$725,000
Richard Krajicek
7–6(4) 7–6(5)
Daniel Vacek Goran Ivanišević
Thomas Enqvist
Petr Korda
Renzo Furlan
Alex Rădulescu
Michael Stich
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

7–6 6–4
Libor Pimek
Byron Talbot
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Mark Philippoussis
6–4 7–6(4)
Richey Reneberg Chris Woodruff
Jonas Björkman
Byron Black
Carlos Moyà
Albert Costa
Jérôme Golmard
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez

6–3 6–3
Jonas Björkman
Rick Leach
10 March Indian Wells Masters, CA, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Michael Chang
4–6 6–3 6–4 6–3
Bohdan Ulihrach Jonas Björkman
Thomas Muster
Byron Black
Alberto Berasategui
Cédric Pioline
Mark Philippoussis
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

7–5 6–4
Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter
Copenhagen, Denmark
ATP International Series
$203,000
Thomas Johansson
6–4 3–6 6–2
Martin Damm Lars Burgsmüller
Karol Kučera
Tomás Carbonell
Ján Krošlák
Guillaume Raoux
Frederik Fetterlein
Andrei Olhovskiy
Brett Steven

6–4 6–2
Kenneth Carlsen
Frederik Fetterlein
17 March
24 March
Miami Masters, FL, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,450,000
Thomas Muster
7–6(6) 6–3 6–1
Sergi Bruguera Pete Sampras
Jim Courier
Hendrik Dreekmann
Andrei Medvedev
Goran Ivanišević
Jonas Björkman
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–4 3–6 6–3
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
17 March St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg, Russia
ATP International Series
$300,000
Thomas Johansson
6–3 6–4
Renzo Furlan Michael Stich
Ján Krošlák
Kenneth Carlsen
Olivier Delaître
Magnus Norman
Arnaud Clément
Andrei Olhovskiy
Brett Steven

6–4 6–3
David Prinosil
Daniel Vacek
24 March Casablanca, Morocco
ATP International Series
$203,000
Hicham Arazi
3–6 6–1 6–2
Franco Squillari Karim Alami
Gilbert Schaller
Fernando Vicente
Younes El Aynaoui
Tomás Carbonell
Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Joao Cunha-Silva
Nuno Marques

7–6 6–2
Karim Alami
Hicham Arazi
30 March 1997 Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Newport Beach, CA, USA - Hard
Adelaide, Australia - Grass
Pesaro, Italy - Carpet (i)
Växjö, Sweden - Carpet (i)
Quarterfinal winners
 United States 4–1
 Australia 5–0
 Italy 4–1
 Sweden 3–2
Quarterfinal losers
 Netherlands
 Czech Republic
 Spain
 South Africa

April

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 April Hong Kong, Hong Kong
ATP International Series
$303,000
Michael Chang
6–3 6–3
Patrick Rafter Thomas Johansson
Brian MacPhie
David Prinosil
Justin Gimelstob
Todd Woodbridge
Sébastien Lareau
Martin Damm
Daniel Vacek

6–3 6–4
Karsten Braasch
Jeff Tarango
Estoril, Portugal
ATP International Series
$600,000
Àlex Corretja
6–3 7–5
Francisco Clavet Javier Sánchez
Félix Mantilla
Gilbert Schaller
Fabrice Santoro
Alberto Berasategui
Carlos Moyà
Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni

6–2 6–2
Andrea Gaudenzi
Filippo Messori
Chennai, India
ATP International Series
$405,000
Mikael Tillström
6–4 4–6 7–5
Alex Rădulescu Andrei Pavel
Gérard Solvès
Magnus Norman
Jonathan Stark
MaliVai Washington
Rainer Schüttler
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

7–6 7–5
Oleg Ogorodov
Eyal Ran
14 April Barcelona, Spain
ATP International Series Gold
$825,000
Albert Costa
7–5 6–4 6–4
Albert Portas Carlos Moyà
Alberto Berasategui
Cédric Pioline
Andrei Medvedev
Karim Alami
Fernando Meligeni
Alberto Berasategui
Jordi Burillo

7–6 7–6
Pablo Albano
Àlex Corretja
Tokyo, Japan
ATP International Series Gold
$935,000
Richard Krajicek
6–2 3–6 6–1
Lionel Roux Patrick Rafter
Thomas Johansson
David Prinosil
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Martin Damm
Martin Damm
Daniel Vacek

3–6 7–6 7–6
Justin Gimelstob
Patrick Rafter
21 April Monte Carlo Masters, Monaco
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Marcelo Ríos
6–4 6–3 6–3
Àlex Corretja Carlos Moyà
Fabrice Santoro
Magnus Larsson
Richard Krajicek
Christian Ruud
Carlos Costa
Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana

6–4 6–4
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
Orlando, Florida
ATP International Series
$264,250
Michael Chang
4–6 6–2 6–1
Grant Stafford Jason Stoltenberg
Chris Woodruff
Byron Black
Marcelo Filippini
Alex O'Brien
Fernando Meligeni
Mark Merklein
Vincent Spadea

6–4 4–6 6–4
Alex O'Brien
Jeff Salzenstein
28 April Prague, Czech Republic
ATP International Series
$340,000
Cédric Pioline
6–2 5–7 7–6(4)
Bohdan Ulihrach Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Fabrice Santoro
Marcello Craca
Richard Fromberg
Albert Portas
Marcelo Ríos
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

6–1 6–1
Petr Luxa
David Škoch
GA, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Marcelo Filippini
7–6(2) 6–4
Jason Stoltenberg Magnus Norman
Chris Woodruff
Fernando Meligeni
Petr Korda
Gilbert Schaller
Sandon Stolle
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti

6–2 7–6
Scott Davis
Kelly Jones
Munich, Germany
ATP International Series
$400,000
Mark Philippoussis
4–6 6–2 6–1
Àlex Corretja Slava Doseděl
Marc Rosset
Andrea Gaudenzi
Frederik Fetterlein
Martin Sinner
Carlos Moyà
Pablo Albano
Àlex Corretja

3–6 7–5 6–2
Karsten Braasch
Jens Knippschild

May

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 May Hamburg Masters, Germany
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Andrei Medvedev
6–0 6–4 6–2
Félix Mantilla Tommy Haas
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Hicham Arazi
Alberto Berasategui
Sergi Bruguera
Albert Costa
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez

6–2 3–6 6–4
Neil Broad
Piet Norval
Coral Springs, FL, USA
ATP International Series
$245,000
Jason Stoltenberg
6–0 2–6 7–5
Jonas Björkman Steve Campbell
Johan Van Herck
Juan Albert Viloca
Sargis Sargsian
David Witt
Mark Woodforde
Dave Randall
Greg Van Emburgh

6–7 6–2 7–6
Luke Jensen
Murphy Jensen
12 May Rome Masters, Italy
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Àlex Corretja
7–5 7–5 6–3
Marcelo Ríos Alberto Berasategui
Goran Ivanišević
Jim Courier
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Scott Draper
Karim Alami
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

6–3 4–6 7–5
Byron Black
Alex O'Brien
19 May St. Poelten, Austria
ATP International Series
$400,000
Marcelo Filippini
7–6(2) 6–2
Patrick Rafter Magnus Norman
Dominik Hrbatý
Thomas Muster
Sjeng Schalken
Tomas Nydahl
Karim Alami
Kyle Jones
Scott Melvile

6–2 7–6
Luke Jensen
Murphy Jensen
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany - Clay
Spain
3–0
Australia
26 May
2 June
1997 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$5,544,184
Gustavo Kuerten
6–3 6–4 6–2
Sergi Bruguera Filip Dewulf
Patrick Rafter
Magnus Norman
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Galo Blanco
Hicham Arazi
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

7–6 4–6 6–3
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Mahesh Bhupathi
Rika Hiraki

6–4 6–1
Patrick Galbraith
Lisa Raymond

June

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 June Halle, NRW, Germany
ATP International Series
$875,000
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(2) 6–7(5) 7–6(7)
Petr Korda Boris Becker
Paul Haarhuis
Michael Stich
Jeff Tarango
Richey Reneberg
Thomas Muster
Karsten Braasch
Michael Stich

7–6 6–3
David Adams
Marius Barnard
London, Great Britain
ATP International Series
$675,000
Mark Philippoussis
7–5 6–3
Goran Ivanišević Jonas Björkman
Greg Rusedski
Pete Sampras
Jens Knippschild
Jérôme Golmard
Patrick Rafter
Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter

6–4 7–5
Sandon Stolle
Cyril Suk
Bologna, Italy
ATP International Series
$303,000
Félix Mantilla
4–6 6–2 6–1
Gustavo Kuerten Marzio Martelli
Karim Alami
Alberto Berasategui
Hicham Arazi
Andrea Gaudenzi
Nicolás Lapentti
Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni

6–2 7–5
Dave Randall
Jack Waite
16 June Nottingham, Great Britain
ATP International Series
$303,000
Greg Rusedski
6–4 7–5
Karol Kučera Tim Henman
Sandon Stolle
Scott Draper
Grant Stafford
Jason Stoltenberg
Alex O'Brien
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith

4–6 7–6 7–6
Danny Sapsford
Chris Wilkinson
Rosmalen, The Netherlands
ATP International Series
$475,000
Richard Krajicek
6–4 7–6(7)
Guillaume Raoux Michael Chang
Jonas Björkman
Francisco Clavet
Martin Damm
Fernon Wibier
Sjeng Schalken
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–4 7–5
Trevor Kronemann
David Macpherson
23 June
30 June
1997 Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$5,445,815
Pete Sampras
6–4 6–2 6–4
Cédric Pioline Todd Woodbridge
Michael Stich
Boris Becker
Nicolas Kiefer
Tim Henman
Greg Rusedski
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

7–6(4) 7–6(7) 5–7 6–3
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
Cyril Suk
Helena Suková

4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Andrei Olhovskiy
Larisa Neiland

July

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 July Gstaad, Switzerland
ATP International Series
$525,000
Félix Mantilla
6–1 6–4 6–4
Juan Albert Viloca Wayne Ferreira
Àlex Corretja
Marc Rosset
Javier Sánchez
Nicolas Kiefer
Alberto Berasategui
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

4–6 7–6 6–3
Trevor Kronemann
Macpherson
Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, RI, USA
ATP International Series
$255,000
Sargis Sargsian
7–6(0) 4–6 7–5
Brett Steven Leander Paes
Grant Stafford
Alex Rădulescu
Sandon Stolle
David Wheaton
Mark Woodforde
Justin Gimelstob
Brett Steven

6–3 6–4
Kent Kinnear
Aleksandar Kitinov
Båstad, Sweden
ATP International Series
$303,000
Magnus Norman
7–5 6–2
Juan Antonio Marín Carlos Costa
Karol Kučera
Patrik Fredriksson
Jeff Tarango
Magnus Larsson
Tomas Nydahl
Nicklas Kulti
Mikael Tillström

6–0 6–3
Magnus Gustafsson
Magnus Larsson
14 July Stuttgart, Germany
ATP International Series Gold
$915,000
Àlex Corretja
6–2 7–5
Karol Kučera Albert Portas
Albert Costa
Félix Mantilla
Sergi Bruguera
Alberto Berasategui
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni

6–3 6–7 6–1
Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana
Washington, D.C., USA
ATP International Series Gold
$550,000
Michael Chang
5–7 6–2 6–1
Petr Korda Brett Steven
David Wheaton
Scott Draper
Rainer Schüttler
Vincent Spadea
Tommy Haas
Luke Jensen
Murphy Jensen

6–4 6–4
Neville Godwin
Fernon Wibier
21 July Los Angeles, CA, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Jim Courier
6–4 6–4
Thomas Enqvist Goran Ivanišević
Guillaume Raoux
Byron Black
Richard Krajicek
Mark Philippoussis
Kenneth Carlsen
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien

7–6 6–4
Mahesh Bhupathi
Rick Leach
Umag, Croatia
ATP International Series
$375,000
Félix Mantilla
6–3 7–5
Sergi Bruguera Alberto Martín
Carlos Moyà
Paul Haarhuis
Javier Sánchez
Dominik Hrbatý
Albert Portas
Dinu Pescariu
Davide Sanguinetti

7–6 6–4
Dominik Hrbatý
Karol Kučera
Kitzbühel, Austria
ATP International Series
$500,000
Filip Dewulf
7–6(2) 6–4 6–1
Julian Alonso Slava Doseděl
Galo Blanco
Marcelo Filippini
Hernán Gumy
Stefan Koubek
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Wayne Arthurs
Richard Fromberg
6–3 7–6
Thomas Buchmayer
Thomas Strengberger
28 July Canada Masters, Montreal
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Chris Woodruff
7–5 4–6 6–3
Gustavo Kuerten Michael Chang
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Richard Krajicek
Fabrice Santoro
Thomas Enqvist
Mark Philippoussis
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

4–6 6–3 6–4
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ATP International Series
$475,000
Slava Doseděl
7–6(4) 7–6(5) 6–7(4) 6–2
Carlos Moyà Magnus Norman
Marcelo Filippini
Francisco Clavet
Christian Ruud
Javier Sánchez
John Van Lottum
Paul Kilderry
Nicolás Lapentti

3–6 7–5 7–6
Andrew Kratzmann
Libor Pimek

August

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 August Cincinnati Masters, OH, USA
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Pete Sampras
6–3 6–4
Thomas Muster Albert Costa
Michael Chang
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Sergi Bruguera
Jan Siemerink
Gustavo Kuerten
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–4 6–2
Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter
San Marino, San Marino
ATP International Series
$275,000
Félix Mantilla
6–4 6–1
Magnus Gustafsson Dominik Hrbatý
Carlos Costa
Christian Ruud
Adrian Voinea
Javier Sánchez
Andrei Pavel
Cristian Brandi
Filippo Messori

7–5 6–4
Brandon Coupe
David Roditi
11 August Indianapolis, IN, USA
ATP International Series Gold
$915,000
Jonas Björkman
6–3 7–6(3)
Carlos Moyà Wayne Ferreira
Mark Woodforde
Magnus Larsson
Jiří Novák
Andre Agassi
Tommy Ho
Michael Tebbutt
Mikael Tillström

7–6 7–5
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti
Pilot Pen International
New Haven, CT, USA
ATP International Series Gold
$915,000
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(4) 6–4
Patrick Rafter Petr Korda
Greg Rusedski
Tim Henman
David Wheaton
Richard Krajicek
Sergi Bruguera
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

6–3 7–5
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
18 August Long Island, NY, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Carlos Moyà
6–4 7–6(1)
Patrick Rafter Thomas Enqvist
Julian Alonso
Michael Chang
Richey Reneberg
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Goran Ivanišević
Marcos Ondruska
David Prinosil
6–4 6–4
Mark Keil
T. J. Middleton
Boston, MA, USA
ATP International Series
$303,000
Sjeng Schalken
7–5 6–3
Marcelo Ríos Albert Costa
Jeff Tarango
Àlex Corretja
Johan Van Herck
Greg Rusedski
Hernán Gumy
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–4 6–2
Dave Randall
Jack Waite
25 August
1 September
1997 US Open
New York, USA
Grand Slam
$5,152,000
Patrick Rafter
6–3 6–2 4–6 7–5
Greg Rusedski Jonas Björkman
Michael Chang
Petr Korda
Richard Krajicek
Magnus Larsson
Marcelo Ríos
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

7–6 6–3
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti
Rick Leach
Manon Bollegraf

3–6, 7–5, 7–6 (7–3)
Pablo Albano
Mercedes Paz

September

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 September Marbella, Spain
ATP International Series
$303,000
Albert Costa
6–3 6–2
Alberto Berasategui Galo Blanco
Dominik Hrbatý
Andrea Gaudenzi
Francisco Roig
Karim Alami
Julian Alonso
Karim Alami
Julian Alonso

4–6 6–3 6–0
Alberto Berasategui
Jordi Burillo
Bournemouth Open
Bournemouth, Great Britain
ATP International Series
$375,000
Félix Mantilla
6–2 6–2
Carlos Moyà Greg Rusedski
Marcos Ondruska
Davide Scala
Lucas Arnold Ker
Jacobo Díaz
Christophe Van Garsse
Kent Kinnear
Aleksandar Kitinov

7–6 6–2
Alberto Martín
Chris Wilkinson
Tashkent Open
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
ATP International Series
$328,000
Tim Henman
7–6(2) 6–4
Marc Rosset Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Francisco Clavet
Andrei Stoliarov
Hicham Arazi
Javier Sánchez
Vincent Spadea
Vincenzo Santopadre
Vincent Spadea

6–4 6–7 6–0
Hicham Arazi
Eyal Ran
15 September 1997 Davis Cup Semifinals
Washington, D.C., United States - Hard
Norrköping, Sweden - Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
 United States 4–1
 Sweden 4–1
Semifinal losers
 Australia
 Italy
22 September Toulouse, France
ATP International Series
$375,000
Nicolas Kiefer
7–5 5–7 6–4
Mark Philippoussis Vincent Spadea
Alex Rădulescu
Justin Gimelstob
Arnaud Clément
Tommy Haas
Guillaume Raoux
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–3 7–6
Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Max Mirnyi
Bucharest, Romania
ATP International Series
$475,000
Richard Fromberg
6–1 7–6(2)
Andrea Gaudenzi Marc-Kevin Goellner
Francisco Clavet
Carlos Costa
Nicolás Lapentti
Albert Portas
Javier Sánchez
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez

7–5 7–5
Hendrik Jan Davids
Daniel Orsanic
Grand Slam Cup
Munich, Germany
Year-End Championships
Boris Becker
6–2, 6–4, 7–5
Goran Ivanišević Greg Rusedski
Petr Korda
Jonas Björkman
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Cédric Pioline
Marcelo Ríos
29 September Beijing, China
ATP International Series
$303,000
Jim Courier
7–6(10) 3–6 6–3
Magnus Gustafsson Thomas Johansson
Kenneth Carlsen
Ján Krošlák
Gianluca Pozzi
Byron Black
Alex O'Brien
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

7–5 7–6
Jim Courier
Alex O'Brien
Basel, Switzerland
ATP International Series
$975,000
Greg Rusedski
6–3 7–6(6) 7–6(3)
Mark Philippoussis Tim Henman
Petr Korda
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Magnus Norman
Thomas Enqvist
Lionel Roux
Tim Henman
Marc Rosset

7–6 6–7 7–6
Karsten Braasch
Jim Grabb
Palermo, Italy
ATP International Series
$303,000
Alberto Berasategui
6–4 6–2
Dominik Hrbatý Àlex Corretja
Javier Sánchez
Francisco Clavet
Albert Portas
Marcelo Filippini
Karim Alami
Andrew Kratzmann
Libor Pimek

3–6 6–3 7–6
Hendrik Jan Davids
Daniel Orsanic

October

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 October Singapore, Singapore
ATP International Series Gold
$550,000
Magnus Gustafsson
4–6 6–3 6–3
Nicolas Kiefer Thomas Johansson
Mikael Tillström
Jonathan Stark
Jim Courier
Martin Damm
Marcelo Ríos
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes

6–4 6–4
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark
Vienna, Austria
ATP International Series Gold
$675,000
Goran Ivanišević
3–6 6–7(4) 7–6(4) 6–2 6–3
Greg Rusedski Tim Henman
Richard Krajicek
Karol Kučera
Todd Martin
Bohdan Ulihrach
Magnus Larsson
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith

6–3 6–4
Marc-Kevin Goellner
David Prinosil
13 October Ostrava, Czech Republic
ATP International Series
$975,000
Karol Kučera
6–2 RET
Magnus Norman Goran Ivanišević
Thomas Muster
Jiří Novák
Bohdan Ulihrach
Diego Nargiso
Sergi Bruguera
Jiří Novák
David Rikl

6–2 6–4
Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana
Lyon, France
ATP International Series
$725,000
Fabrice Santoro
6–4 6–4
Tommy Haas Mark Philippoussis
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Cédric Pioline
Félix Mantilla
Thomas Enqvist
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith

3–6 6–2 6–4
Olivier Delaître
Fabrice Santoro
20 October Stuttgart Masters, Germany
Tennis Masters Series
$2,050,000
Petr Korda
7–6(6) 6–2 6–4
Richard Krajicek Jonas Björkman
Patrick Rafter
Magnus Larsson
Nicolas Kiefer
Todd Martin
Marcelo Ríos
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

7–6 7–6
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark
Mexico City, Mexico
ATP International Series
$305,000
Francisco Clavet
6–4 7–6(7)
Juan Albert Viloca Nicolás Lapentti
Fernando Meligeni
André Sá
Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Lucas Arnold Ker
Juan Antonio Marín
Nicolás Lapentti
Daniel Orsanic

4–6 6–3 7–6
Luis Herrera
Mariano Sanchez
27 October Paris Masters, France
Tennis Masters Series
$2,300,000
Pete Sampras
6–3 4–6 6–3 6–1
Jonas Björkman Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Thomas Enqvist
Thomas Muster
Greg Rusedski
Richard Krajicek
Guillaume Raoux
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–2 6–4
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark
Bogotá, Colombia
ATP International Series
$303,000
Francisco Clavet
6–3 6–3
Nicolás Lapentti Davide Sanguinetti
Vincent Spadea
Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Jordi Burillo
Carlos Costa
Fernando Meligeni
Luis Lobo
Fernando Meligeni

6–1 6–3
Karim Alami
Maurice Ruah

November

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 November Santiago, Chile
ATP International Series
$303,000
Julian Alonso
6–2 6–1
Marcelo Ríos Marcelo Filippini
Jordi Burillo
Fernando Meligeni
Radomír Vašek
Mariano Puerta
Oliver Gross
Hendrik Jan Davids
Andrew Kratzmann

7–6 5–7 6–4
Julian Alonso
Nicolás Lapentti
Moscow, Russia
ATP International Series
$1,125,000
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(2) 6–4
Petr Korda Daniel Nestor
Wayne Black
Sargis Sargsian
Martin Damm
Daniel Vacek
Alex O'Brien
Martin Damm
Cyril Suk

6–4 6–3
David Adams
Fabrice Santoro
Stockholm, Sweden
ATP International Series
$800,000
Jonas Björkman
3–6 7–6(2) 6–2 6–4
Jan Siemerink Patrick Rafter
Greg Rusedski
Tim Henman
Karol Kučera
Cédric Pioline
Magnus Larsson
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Richey Reneberg

6–3 3–6 7–6
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith
10 November 1997 ATP Tour World Championships Singles
Hanover, Germany
ATP Championships
Pete Sampras
6–3 6–2 6–2
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Jonas Björkman
Carlos Moyà
Patrick Rafter
Greg Rusedski
Thomas Muster
Sergi Bruguera
Tim Henman
Michael Chang
17 November 1997 ATP Tour World Championships Doubles
Hartford, CT, USA
ATP Championships
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark

6–3 6–4 7–6(3)
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis
24 November Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final
Gothenburg, Sweden – Carpet (i)
 Sweden
5–0
 United States

ATP rankings

As of 6 January 1997
Rk Name Nation
1 Pete Sampras  USA
2 Michael Chang  USA
3 Goran Ivanišević  CRO
4 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS
5 Thomas Muster  AUT
6 Boris Becker  GER
7 Richard Krajicek  NED
8 Andre Agassi  USA
9 Thomas Enqvist  SWE
10 Wayne Ferreira  RSA
11 Marcelo Ríos  CHI
12 Todd Martin  USA
13 Albert Costa  ESP
14 Stefan Edberg  SWE
15 Jim Courier  USA
16 Magnus Gustafsson  SWE
17 Jan Siemerink  NED
18 Félix Mantilla  ESP
19 Michael Stich  GER
20 Alberto Berasategui  ESP
Year-end rankings (15 December 1997)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Pete Sampras  USA 4547 1 1 Steady
2 Patrick Rafter  AUS 3210 2 63 Increase 61
3 Michael Chang  USA 3189 2 4 Decrease 1
4 Jonas Björkman  SWE 2949 4 65 Increase 61
5 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS 2690 3 11 Decrease 1
6 Greg Rusedski  GBR 2617 4 56 Increase 41
7 Carlos Moyà  ESP 2508 5 28 Increase 21
8 Sergi Bruguera  ESP 2367 6 66 Increase 58
9 Thomas Muster  AUT 2353 2 12 Decrease 4
10 Marcelo Ríos  CHI 2317 6 13 Increase 1
11 Richard Krajicek  NED 2299 5 19 Decrease 4
12 Àlex Corretja  ESP 2275 4 26 Increase 13
13 Petr Korda  CZE 2261 8 34 Increase 21
14 Gustavo Kuerten  BRA 2215 8 89 Increase 73
15 Goran Ivanišević  CRO 2176 2 38 Decrease 12
16 Félix Mantilla  ESP 2110 11 19 Increase 2
17 Tim Henman  GBR 1929 14 24 Increase 7
18 Mark Philippoussis  AUS 1809 13 42 Increase 11
19 Albert Costa  ESP 1778 9 23 Decrease 6
20 Cédric Pioline  FRA 1534 20 46 Increase 2

Statistical information

List of players and singles titles won:

Titles won by nation:

  • 16 (Doha, Australian Open, San Jose, Memphis, Philadelphia, Indian Wells Masters, Hong Kong, Orlando, Wimbledon, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Canada Masters, Cincinnati Masters, Beijing, Paris Masters, Season-Ending Championships)
  • 15 (Estoril, Barcelona, Rome Masters, Bologna, Gstaad, Stuttgart, Umag, San Marino, Long Island, Marbella, Bournemouth, Palermo, Mexico City, Bogotá, Santiago)
  • 9 (Auckland, Marseille, Copenhagen, St. Petersburg, Chennai, Båstad, Indianapolis, Singapore, Stockholm)
  • 7 (Adelaide, Scottsdale, Munich, Coral Springs, London, US Open, Bucharest)
  • 4 (Sydney, Nottingham, Tashkent, Basel)
  • 4 (Rotterdam, Tokyo, Rosmalen, Boston)
  • 3 (Zagreb, Milan, Vienna)
  • 3 (Halle, New Haven, Moscow)
  • 2 (Dubai, Miami Masters)
  • 2 (Amsterdam, Stuttgart Masters)
  • 2 (Prague, Lyon)
  • 2 (Shanghai, Ostrava)
  • 2 (Atlanta, St. Poelten)
  • 1 (Newport)
  • 1 (Kitzbühel)
  • 1 (French Open)
  • 1 (Monte Carlo Masters)
  • 1 (Toulouse)
  • 1 (Casablanca)
  • 1 (Antwerp)
  • 1 (Hamburg Masters)

The following players won their first career title:

See also

External links

  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) official website
  • 1997 ATP Tour Draws

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