1997 Australian Open - Men's Doubles
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1997 Australian Open %E2%80%93 Men's Doubles
Men's Doubles
1997 Australian Open
ChampionsAustralia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde[1]
Runners-upCanada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
Final score4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-3
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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The 1997 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 85th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 13 through 26 January 1997.


Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (Champions)
  2. Zimbabwe Byron Black / Canada Grant Connell (Third Round)
  3. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (Semifinals)
  4. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Patrick Galbraith (Quarterfinals)
  5. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (Quarterfinals)
  6. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden Nicklas Kulti (Third Round)
  7. Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien (Final)
  8. United States Jim Grabb / United States Richey Reneberg (Third Round)
  9. Belgium Libor Pimek / South Africa Byron Talbot (First Round)
  10. Czech Republic Martin Damm / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy (Quarterfinals)
  11. United States Rick Leach / United States Jonathan Stark (Semifinals)
  12. Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez (Third Round)
  13. South Africa David Adams / Netherlands Menno Oosting (First Round)
  14. Unknown (Withdrew)
  15. Czech Republic Ji?í Novák / Czech Republic Cyril Suk (Second Round)
  16. United Kingdom Neil Broad / South Africa Piet Norval (Quarterfinals)




Top Half

Section 1

Section 2

Bottom Half

Section 3

Section 4


  1. ^ a b "1997 Australian Open". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2014.

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