1997 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

1997 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1997 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Pete Sampras
Runner-up Cédric Pioline
Final score 6–4, 6–2, 6–4

Richard Krajicek was the defending champion, but he was defeated by home player Tim Henman in the fourth round.

Pete Sampras won the title, defeating Frenchman Cédric Pioline in the final, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4.

Former champions Pat Cash and Michael Stich made their respective final appearances in the main draw of a grand slam.

Seeds

  1. Pete Sampras (Champion)
  2. Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  3. Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Fourth Round)
  4. Richard Krajicek (Fourth Round)
  5. Michael Chang (First Round)
  6. Thomas Muster (Withdrew because of injury)
  7. Mark Philippoussis (First Round)
  8. Boris Becker (Quarterfinals)
  9. Marcelo Ríos (Fourth Round)
  10. Carlos Moyà (Second Round)
  11. Gustavo Kuerten (First Round)
  12. Patrick Rafter (Fourth Round)
  13. Andrei Medvedev (Third Round)
  14. Tim Henman (Quarterfinals)
  15. Wayne Ferreira (Third Round)
  16. Petr Korda (Fourth Round)
  17. Jonas Björkman (First Round)


Muster's place in the draw went to the highest-ranked non-seeded player Jonas Bjorkman (SWE) who became the number 17 seed.

Draw

Finals

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 P Sampras 6 6 6
M Tillström 4 4 2 1 P Sampras 77 7 7
H Dreekmann 6 6 6 H Dreekmann 62 5 5
P Fredriksson 3 4 3 1 P Sampras 6 6 6
WC D Sapsford 3 6 77 6 B Black 1 2 2
LL N Pereira 6 2 65 3 WC D Sapsford 2 5 2
B Black 3 77 6 6 B Black 6 7 6
Q P Cash 6 63 4 4 1 P Sampras 6 6 68 61 6
H Holm 65 4 64 16 P Korda 4 3 710 77 4
A O'Brien 77 6 77 A O'Brien 6 6 66 77
N Godwin 7 77 6 N Godwin 3 3 78 65
Q H J Davids 5 62 3 A O'Brien 3 6 3 77 4
M Rosset 7 6 6 16 P Korda 6 4 6 61 6
K Kučera 5 2 3 M Rosset 3 0 68
M Filippini 6 64 1 4 16 P Korda 6 6 710
16 P Korda 4 77 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 M Ríos 6 6 6
Q M Bhupathi 4 4 3 9 M Ríos 6 6 61 79
D van Scheppingen 5 6 3 6 6 D van Scheppingen 2 3 77 67
R Fromberg 7 4 6 1 4 9 M Ríos 77 6 65 6
O Stanoytchev 6 6 3 1 3 Q J van Lottum 64 3 77 4
Q J van Lottum 3 2 6 6 6 Q J van Lottum 6 6 6
J Siemerink 77 77 4 4 4 R Furlan 3 3 3
R Furlan 65 64 6 6 6 9 M Ríos 2 2 65
C Ruud 2 1 2 8 B Becker 6 6 77
T Haas 6 6 6 T Haas 64 4 2
WC M Petchey 6 6 6 WC M Petchey 77 6 6
J Krošlák 1 2 1 WC M Petchey 3 3 2
D Hrbatý 5 3 1 8 B Becker 6 6 6
T Johansson 7 6 6 T Johansson 1 4 4
M A Gorriz 3 2 3 8 B Becker 6 6 6
8 B Becker 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
J A Marín 4 2 0 3 Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q M Tebbutt 6 6 4 5 12 J Sánchez 2 6 3 4
J Sánchez 3 4 6 7 14 3 Y Kafelnikov 6 77 4 6
N Kulti 77 6 6 J Stoltenberg 3 64 6 3
M Sinner 63 2 3 N Kulti 2 6 2 3
Q O Burrieza 3 4 3 J Stoltenberg 6 3 6 6
J Stoltenberg 6 6 6 3 Y Kafelnikov 2 5 6 1
Q J Salzenstein 65 6 6 4 7 N Kiefer 6 7 2 6
Q P Baur 77 3 3 6 9 Q P Baur 5 62 1
A V Volkov 4 4 2 N Kiefer 7 77 6
N Kiefer 6 6 6 N Kiefer 6 6 62 6
S Sargsian 77 6 6 13 A Medvedev 4 2 77 4
J Van Herck 64 2 4 S Sargsian 1 4 5
F Santoro 2 3 4 13 A Medvedev 6 6 7
13 A Medvedev 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 P Rafter 2 4 6 6 6
G Stafford 6 6 3 2 2 12 P Rafter 6 4 6 6
Q M McGuire 4 4 4 J Knippschild 3 6 3 0
J Knippschild 6 6 6 12 P Rafter 7 6 4 6
Q C Van Garsse 6 77 77 Q C Van Garsse 5 4 6 3
WC N Weal 1 64 63 Q C Van Garsse 6 6 6
M Gustafsson 6 6 6 M Gustafsson 4 4 1
V Spadea 2 1 3 12 P Rafter 77 4 66 3
A Voinea 65 6 1 6 4 T Woodbridge 62 6 78 6
A Rădulescu 77 3 6 3 6 A Rădulescu 6 7 6
M Martelli 6 6 6 M Martelli 3 5 4
B Karbacher 4 3 1 A Rădulescu 4 4 4
S Schalken 6 5 0 1 r T Woodbridge 6 6 6
M Ondruska 3 7 6 0 M Ondruska 5 1 63
T Woodbridge 77 3 6 3 8 T Woodbridge 7 6 77
5 M Chang 65 6 2 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
17 J Björkman 65 6 7 3 4
WC C Wilkinson 77 0 5 6 6 WC C Wilkinson 7 7 2 4 1
M Woodforde 6 7 6 M Woodforde 5 5 6 6 6
L Paes 3 5 4 M Woodforde 6 6 6
Q A Clément 2 77 7 6 Q A Clément 2 3 3
WC L Milligan 6 61 5 2 Q A Clément 4 6 6 6
N Marques 5 3 3 WC M Lee 6 2 3 4
WC M Lee 7 6 6 M Woodforde 4 77 3 5
K Carlsen 77 6 4 1 2 M Stich 6 63 6 7
E Benfele Álvarez 64 3 6 6 6 E Benfele Álvarez 4 4 4
S Stolle 6 6 6 S Stolle 6 6 6
C Woodruff 2 2 4 S Stolle 3 77 2 64
M Stich 77 7 77 M Stich 6 65 6 77
J Courier 60 5 62 M Stich 7 6 6
J Gimelstob 6 6 4 1 6 J Gimelstob 5 1 1
11 G Kuerten 3 4 6 6 4

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 T Henman 713 6 6
D Nestor 611 1 4 14 T Henman 77 6 6
WC J Delgado 4 2 77 2 J Golmard 64 3 3
J Golmard 6 6 64 6 14 T Henman 67 6 6 4 14
S Doseděl 77 3 4 5 P Haarhuis 79 3 2 6 12
Q T Larkham 63 6 6 7 Q T Larkham 6 3 1 2
S Lareau 1 2 65 P Haarhuis 3 6 6 6
P Haarhuis 6 6 77 14 T Henman 79 67 77 6
N Lapentti 5 1 3 4 R Krajicek 67 79 65 4
F Clavet 7 6 6 F Clavet 4 65 4
Q D Rikl 6 6 6 Q D Rikl 6 77 6
D Vacek 1 3 3 Q D Rikl 4 3 5
A Pavel 6 4 2 6 6 4 R Krajicek 6 6 7
F Dewulf 1 6 6 2 3 A Pavel 6 4 77 3 3
M Craca 65 2 4 4 R Krajicek 3 6 64 6 6
4 R Krajicek 77 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 M Philippoussis 66 66 3
G Rusedski 78 78 6 G Rusedski 4 69 6 6 11
LL S Huet 65 77 3 6 3 J Stark 6 711 4 3 9
J Stark 77 65 6 2 6 G Rusedski 6 6 6
WC A Richardson 77 6 6 WC A Richardson 3 4 4
Q S Duran 65 3 3 WC A Richardson 6 3 6 2 6
J A Viloca 7 4 77 77 J A Viloca 3 6 4 6 2
M-K Goellner 5 6 65 65 G Rusedski 77 6 77
LL B Ellwood 1 64 6 4 R Reneberg 62 4 64
D Flach 6 77 3 6 D Flach 3 77 3 1
G Raoux 6 6 6 G Raoux 6 65 6 6
A Boetsch 3 4 1 G Raoux 5 77 67 3
H Arazi 66 4 65 R Reneberg 7 64 79 6
R Reneberg 78 6 77 R Reneberg 6 6 6
LL S Bryan 61 3 6 2 10 C Moyà 4 3 3
10 C Moyà 77 6 4 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 W Ferreira 65 3 6 6 7
S Draper 77 6 4 0 5 15 W Ferreira 77 4 6 3 9
J Tarango 6 5 60 4 Q R Gilbert 65 6 3 6 7
Q R Gilbert 3 7 77 6 15 W Ferreira 4 3 3
J Frana 65 6 6 6 C Pioline 6 6 6
M Damm 77 4 3 2 J Frana w/o
M Charpentier 7 3 5 2 C Pioline
C Pioline 5 6 7 6 C Pioline 3 6 6 7
F Fetterlein 4 3 6 77 6 B Steven 6 3 4 5
J Novák 6 6 4 63 4 F Fetterlein 6 5 3 2
L Roux 2 2 60 B Steven 4 7 6 6
B Steven 6 6 77 B Steven 65 6 6 6
M Norman 78 6 6 M Norman 77 2 3 1
Q L Herrera 66 1 4 M Norman 6 2 77 4 14
D Pescariu 1 3 3 2 G Ivanišević 3 6 64 6 12
2 G Ivanišević 6 6 6

External links

  • 1997 Wimbledon Championships on ATPtennis.com