1997 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1997 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1997 Australian Open
Champion Martina Hingis
Runner-up Mary Pierce
Final score 6–2, 6–2

Monica Seles was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

Martina Hingis won in the final 6–2, 6–2 over Mary Pierce. She became the youngest woman (at 16 years and 3 months) to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Seeds

  1. Steffi Graf (Fourth Round)
  2. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Third Round)
  3. Conchita Martínez (Fourth Round)
  4. Martina Hingis (Champion)
  5. Anke Huber (Fourth Round)
  6. Iva Majoli (First Round)
  7. Lindsay Davenport (Fourth Round)
  8. Irina Spîrlea (Quarterfinals)
  9. Karina Habšudová (Fourth Round)
  10. Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Second Round)
  11. Judith Wiesner (First Round)
  12. Amanda Coetzer (Semifinals)
  13. Elena Likhovtseva (First Round)
  14. Mary Joe Fernández (Semifinals)
  15. Chanda Rubin (Fourth Round)
  16. Sabine Appelmans (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  12   Amanda Coetzer 6 6    
    Kimberly Po 4 1    
  12   Amanda Coetzer 5 1    
      Mary Pierce 7 6    
16   Sabine Appelmans 6 4 4
      Mary Pierce 1 6 6  
        Mary Pierce 2 2  
  4   Martina Hingis 6 6  
  8   Irina Spîrlea 5 2    
4   Martina Hingis 7 6    
  4   Martina Hingis 6 6  
  14   Mary Joe Fernández 1 3    
14   Mary Joe Fernández 7 4  
      Dominique Van Roost 5 0 r  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 S Graf 5
  J Husárová 1 r 1 S Graf 7 6
WC E Dominikovic 2 77 0   L Neiland 5 2
  L Neiland 6 62 6 1 S Graf 7 6
  I Gorrochategui 6 6   I Gorrochategui 5 3
WC B Stewart 2 1   I Gorrochategui 7 77
  E Callens 4 3   G Fernández 5 63
  G Fernández 6 6 1 S Graf 2 5
  L Lee 2 6 6 12 A Coetzer 6 7
  B Mulej 6 3 2   L Lee 5 62
Q M Serna 6 66 7 Q M Serna 7 77
Q M Saeki 3 78 5 Q M Serna 3 2
  J Kandarr 6 3 6 12 A Coetzer 6 6
  K Nagatsuka 3 6 3   J Kandarr 2 64
  A Kournikova 2 2 12 A Coetzer 6 77
12 A Coetzer 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 B Schultz-McCarthy 6 2 6
  S-h Park 2 6 2 10 B Schultz-McCarthy 6 1 4
  R Hiraki 6 2 6   R Hiraki 0 6 6
  L Richterová 4 6 4   R Hiraki 2 2
  G León García 6 64 2   K Po 6 6
  K Po 4 77 6   K Po 6 4 6
  C Cristea 63 4   A Sugiyama 0 6 3
  A Sugiyama 77 6   K Po 715 6
WC J Taylor 7 4 7 7 L Davenport 613 4
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 5 6 5 WC J Taylor 4 3
  T Tanasugarn 6 1 6   T Tanasugarn 6 6
  E Makarova 3 6 4   T Tanasugarn 1 0
  K Studeníková 4 61 7 L Davenport 6 6
  F Perfetti 6 77   F Perfetti 2 5
  N Dechy 6 1 1 7 L Davenport 6 7
7 L Davenport 4 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 C Martínez 6 6
  M Oremans 0 2 3 C Martínez 6 78
  S Dopfer 67 2   A Gerši 2 66
  A Gerši 79 6 3 C Martínez 6 6
  Å Carlsson 6 6   Å Carlsson 0 1
  P Langrová 3 2   Å Carlsson 2 6 6
  P Hy-Boulais 6 2 6   P Hy-Boulais 6 3 0
  A Dechaume-Balleret 0 6 4 3 C Martínez 6 5 1
  N Arendt 6 3 4 16 S Appelmans 2 7 6
  K Boogert 3 6 6   L Boogert 6 7
  R Grande 6 6   R Grande 3 5
  Á Montolio 2 4   K Boogert 1 0 r
  A Grossman 7 6 16 S Appelmans 6 3
  A Miller 5 2   A Grossman 4 1
  H Suková 2 2 16 S Appelmans 6 6
16 S Appelmans 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 E Likhovtseva 6 2 4
  M Pierce 3 6 6   M Pierce 6 6
WC L-L Chen 2 6 3   N Medvedeva 2 2
  N Medvedeva 6 3 6   M Pierce 6 6
Q M Kochta 4 77 6 Q M Kochta 0 2
  M Werdel-Witmeyer 6 64 0 Q M Kochta 6 4 6
WC A Ellwood 6 6 WC A Ellwood 0 6 1
  L McNeil 3 2   M Pierce 6 6
  N Zvereva 711 6 5 A Huber 2 3
  N Feber 69 1   N Zvereva 77 6
  S Cacic 4 6 5   W Probst 65 3
  W Probst 6 2 7 N Zvereva 5 0
  F Lubiani 6 77 5 A Huber 7 6
WC R McQuillan 2 64   F Lubiani 6 2 0
  A Frazier 6 2 5 5 A Huber 4 6 6
5 A Huber 0 6 7

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 I Spîrlea 6 6
  N Kijimuta 2 4 8 I Spîrlea 6 6
  J Kruger 6 2 6   J Kruger 1 1
  D Randriantefy 3 6 2 8 I Spîrlea 6 6
  P Suárez 711 6   S Farina 1 3
  K Kschwendt 69 3   P Suárez 4 1
  A Olsza 3 2   S Farina 6 6
  S Farina 6 6 8 I Spîrlea 6 6
  J Capriati 2 6 4 9 K Habšudová 4 4
  J Watanabe 6 3 6   J Watanabe 5 3
  S-t Wang 6 6   S-t Wang 7 6
  L Wild 3 1   S-t Wang 3 65
  C Morariu 3 2 9 K Habšudová 6 77
  N Bradtke 6 6   N Bradtke 3 3
  S Talaja 1 2 9 K Habšudová 6 6
9 K Habšudová 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 J Wiesner 6 3 8
  R Dragomir 4 6 10   R Dragomir 77 6
  V Ruano Pascual 6 3 6   V Ruano Pascual 63 1
  C Torrens Valero 0 6 3   R Dragomir 6 6
  S Hack 6 3 2 Q K Brandi 1 1
LL N van Lottum 4 6 6 LL N van Lottum 0 6 4
  P Begerow 1 1 Q K Brandi 6 1 6
Q K Brandi 6 6   R Dragomir 66 1
  G Helgeson-Nielsen 2 2 4 M Hingis 78 6
  A Fusai 6 6   A Fusai 6 5 5
  B Schett 710 78   B Schett 2 7 7
  N Miyagi 68 66   B Schett 2 1
WC S Drake-Brockman 2 2 4 M Hingis 6 6
  L Raymond 6 6   L Raymond 4 2
  B Rittner 1 5 4 M Hingis 6 6
4 M Hingis 6 7

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 I Majoli 5 1
  P Schnyder 7 6   P Schnyder 6 6
WC K Radford 5 1   M Endo 0 4
  M Endo 7 6   P Schnyder 77 6
Q M Tu 3 6 6 Q M Grzybowska 64 1
  L Cenková 6 2 3 Q M Tu 4 77 1
Q M Grzybowska 4 6 6 Q M Grzybowska 6 63 6
  S Pitkowski 6 3 1   P Schnyder 6 4 1
  F Labat 7 4 6 14 MJ Fernández 4 6 6
  A Kremer 5 6 2   F Labat 3 2
  H Nagyová 6 77   H Nagyová 6 6
  E Gagliardi 3 63   H Nagyová 2 1
  Y Basuki 6 4 14 MJ Fernández 6 6
  N Sawamatsu 3 1 r   Y Basuki 5 4
Q L Golarsa 2 6 2 14 MJ Fernández 7 6
14 MJ Fernández 6 4 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 C Rubin 77 6
  R Zrubáková 62 3 15 C Rubin 6 6
  S Testud 6 6   S Testud 2 1
  E Wagner 3 1 15 C Rubin 6 6
LL S Kleinová 714 6 LL S Kleinová 1 3
  T Whitlinger-Jones 612 1 LL S Kleinová 6 4 8
  A-G Sidot 5 7 6   A-G Sidot 4 6 6
  T Ječmenica 7 5 4 15 C Rubin 5 4
  K Adams 5 3   D Van Roost 7 6
Q Y Yoshida 7 6 Q Y Yoshida 6 5 3
  B Fulco-Villella 0 3   D Van Roost 4 7 6
  D Van Roost 6 6   D Van Roost 1 6 8
  D Chládková 3 77 6 2 A Sánchez Vicario 6 4 6
  S de Ville 6 62 8   S de Ville 0 r
  G Pizzichini 4 4 2 A Sánchez Vicario 1
2 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6

External links

  • 1997 Australian Open Draw