1997 US Open – Women's Singles

1997 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1997 US Open
Champion Martina Hingis
Runner-up Venus Williams
Final score 6–0, 6–4

Steffi Graf was the defending champion, but withdrew due to injury.

World No. 1 Martina Hingis won the title, defeating unseeded Venus Williams in the final, 6–0, 6–4. By reaching the final, she became the seventh woman, after Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf and Monica Seles, to reach all four Grand Slam finals in a calendar year. She also became the youngest woman to reach all Grand Slam finals, and the youngest woman to win three Grand Slams in a calendar year.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Top Half 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
    • Bottom Half 2.4
      • Section 5 2.4.1
      • Section 6 2.4.2
      • Section 7 2.4.3
      • Section 8 2.4.4
  • External links 3

Seeds

  1. Martina Hingis (Champion)
  2. Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  3. Jana Novotná (Quarterfinals)
  4. Iva Majoli (Second Round)
  5. Amanda Coetzer (Fourth Round)
  6. Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  7. Conchita Martínez (Third Round)
  8. Anke Huber (Third Round)
  9. Mary Pierce (Fourth Round)
  10. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  11. Irina Spîrlea (Semifinals)
  12. Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth Round)
  13. Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Second Round)
  14. Barbara Paulus (First Round)
  15. Ruxandra Dragomir (First Round)
  16. Kimberly Po (Third Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Martina Hingis 6 6    
10   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 3 2    
  1   Martina Hingis 6 6    
  6   Lindsay Davenport 2 4    
3   Jana Novotná 2 6 65
  6   Lindsay Davenport 6 4 77  
    1   Martina Hingis 6 6  
      Venus Williams 0 4  
      Venus Williams 7 7    
    Sandrine Testud 5 5    
      Venus Williams 77 4 79
  11   Irina Spîrlea 65 6 67  
11   Irina Spîrlea 67 710 6
  2   Monica Seles 79 68 3  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 M Hingis 6 6
T Whitlinger-Jones 0 1 1 M Hingis 6 6
D Chládková 6 1 6 D Chládková 1 2
H Suková 1 6 1 1 M Hingis 7 6
P Langrová 5 4 E Likhovtseva 5 2
E Likhovtseva 7 6 E Likhovtseva 7 6
J Kandarr 1 1 Q L Richterová 5 1
Q L Richterová 6 6 1 M Hingis 6 6
Q A Gavaldón 2 1 F Labat 0 2
F Labat 6 6 F Labat 6 6
Q F Li 4 6 2 F Lubiani 1 1
F Lubiani 6 3 6 F Labat 4 7 6
L Golarsa 3 3 O Barabanschikova 6 6 1
O Barabanschikova 6 6 O Barabanschikova 6 6
Å Carlsson 7 3 4 13 B Schultz-McCarthy 3 3
13 B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
K-A Guse 2 4 10 A Sánchez Vicario 6 5 6
J Watanabe 3 5 M Tu 2 7 2
M Tu 6 7 10 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
I Gorrochategui 2 5 A Fusai 2 1
N Miyagi 6 7 N Miyagi 3 6 4
A Fusai 6 6 A Fusai 6 3 6
E Gagliardi 1 1 10 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
R Hiraki 6 4 6 R McQuillan 1 2
M Díaz-Oliva 4 6 2 R Hiraki 0 2
R McQuillan 4 7 6 R McQuillan 6 6
C Torrens Valero 6 5 4 R McQuillan 6 7
Q S Smith 6 6 7 C Martínez 2 5
Q N Pratt 3 1 Q S Smith 1 0
J Capriati 1 2 7 C Martínez 6 6
7 C Martínez 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 J Novotná 6 6
V Ruano Pascual 0 4 3 J Novotná 6 6
Y Basuki 6 6 Y Basuki 4 2
N van Lottum 3 4 3 J Novotná 6 6 6
WC B Rippner 6 6 M Lučić 2 7 3
N Medvedeva 2 2 WC B Rippner 0 1
S Kleinová 0 3 M Lučić 6 6
M Lučić 6 6 3 J Novotná 7 6
S Dopfer 3 6 6 12 MJ Fernández 5 4
P Suárez 6 3 7 P Suárez 4 7 6
WC J Trail 7 6 WC J Trail 6 5 4
A Gerši 6 2 P Suárez 1 2
S Cacic 2 1 12 MJ Fernández 6 6
R Grande 6 6 R Grande 6 2 2
N Kijimuta 2 3 12 MJ Fernández 4 6 6
12 MJ Fernández 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 K Po 6 6
E Martincová 4 1 16 K Po 6 4 7
M Maruska 1 0 B Schett 3 6 5
B Schett 6 6 16 K Po 4 3
M Serna 6 1 6 M Serna 6 6
M Grzybowska 4 6 3 M Serna 6 6
P Begerow 3 1 Q N Dechy 4 4
Q N Dechy 6 6 M Serna 0 3
P Schnyder 6 6 6 L Davenport 6 6
D Van Roost 2 2 P Schnyder 4 6 6
K Brandi 7 1 4 Y Yoshida 6 2 4
Y Yoshida 6 6 6 P Schnyder 6 1 4
W Probst 6 5 6 6 L Davenport 1 6 6
WC L Lee 1 7 3 W Probst 2 3
WC L McNeil 2 6 6 L Davenport 6 6
6 L Davenport 6 7

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 A Huber 6 6
G Pizzichini 2 2 8 A Huber 6 6
J Lee 6 6 6 J Lee 2 1
M Saeki 3 7 3 8 A Huber 3 4
L Neiland 7 0 1 V Williams 6 6
V Williams 5 6 6 V Williams 6 6
G León García 4 6 6 G León García 0 1
A Miller 6 2 3 V Williams 6 6
C Rubin 4 0 J Kruger 2 3
T Tanasugarn 6 6 T Tanasugarn 6 6
M-A Vento 1 7 6 M-A Vento 4 3
A Glass 6 6 2 T Tanasugarn 7 5 4
H Nagyová 6 6 J Kruger 6 7 6
A Olsza 3 0 H Nagyová 4 6
J Kruger 6 6 6 J Kruger 6 7
14 B Paulus 1 7 1

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 R Dragomir 2 6 3
L Raymond 6 3 6 L Raymond 6 2 4
M Maleeva 6 6 M Maleeva 3 6 6
Q P Stoyanova 2 3 M Maleeva 6 5 1
N Tauziat 5 6 K Habšudová 0 7 6
K Habšudová 7 7 K Habšudová 5 6 7
A Grossman 7 5 2 A Sugiyama 7 3 5
A Sugiyama 6 7 6 K Habšudová 3 6 6
P Hy-Boulais 6 6 S Testud 6 4 7
M Kochta 2 1 P Hy-Boulais 3 6 6
K Studeníková 2 3 E Pampoulova 6 0 7
E Pampoulova 6 6 E Pampoulova 1 3
M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 3 S Testud 6 6
S Testud 6 6 S Testud 6 2 6
C Cristea 3 2 4 I Majoli 4 6 1
4 I Majoli 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 A Coetzer 6 6
N Arendt 3 2 5 A Coetzer 6 6
A-G Sidot 3 6 3 A Dechaume-Balleret 1 1
A Dechaume-Balleret 6 3 6 5 A Coetzer 6 7
S Pitkowski 6 4 7 F Perfetti 2 5
R Simpson 1 6 6 S Pitkowski 4 3
E Callens 3 4 F Perfetti 6 6
F Perfetti 6 6 5 A Coetzer 6 4
C Morariu 7 7 11 I Spîrlea 7 6
A Ellwood 6 6 C Morariu 7 1 0r
B Rittner 3 6 3 WC L Osterloh 6 6 3
WC L Osterloh 6 1 6 WC L Osterloh 2 5
A Kournikova 6 6 11 I Spîrlea 6 7
S Appelmans 2 0 A Kournikova 1 6 3
A Frazier 1 1 11 I Spîrlea 6 3 6
11 I Spîrlea 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 M Pierce 6 6
WC G Fernández 1 2 9 M Pierce 6 3
S Farina 6 6 6 S Farina 2 0 r
L Wild 4 7 4 9 M Pierce 7 6
N Sawamatsu 6 6 N Zvereva 6 1
WC E de Lone 4 3 N Sawamatsu 4 6 3
R Zrubáková 1 5 N Zvereva 6 3 6
N Zvereva 6 7 9 M Pierce 6 2 2
T Panova 4 1 2 M Seles 1 6 6
M Babel 6 6 M Babel 5 1
E Makarova 6 4 4 M Oremans 7 6
M Oremans 3 6 6 M Oremans 1 1
WC T Snyder 6 7 2 M Seles 6 6
Q O Lugina 0 6 WC T Snyder 2 3
K Boogert 1 2 2 M Seles 6 6
2 M Seles 6 6

External links

  • 1997 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw