1997 Australian Open - Men's Singles
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1997 Australian Open - Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1997 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
Runner-upSpain Carlos Moyà
Final score6-2, 6-3, 6-3
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
Events
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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World No. 1 and top-seeded Pete Sampras defeated Carlos Moyà in the final, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1997 Australian Open. Boris Becker was the defending champion, but lost in the first round to Moyà.

This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam in which Lleyton Hewitt competed in the main draw. He went on to compete in the Australian Open for an unprecedented twenty consecutive years, culminating in 2016.[1][2]

Seeds

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Champion)
  2. United States Michael Chang (Semifinals)
  3. Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? (Quarterfinals)
  4. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Withdrew)
  5. Austria Thomas Muster (Semifinals)
  6. Germany Boris Becker (First round)
  7. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Fourth Round)
  8. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Fourth Round)
  9. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  10. Spain Albert Costa (Quarterfinals)
  11. United States Jim Courier (Fourth Round)
  12. Sweden Magnus Gustafsson (Second Round)
  13. Netherlands Jan Siemerink (First Round)
  14. Spain Félix Mantilla (Quarterfinals)
  15. Germany Michael Stich (Second Round)
  16. Spain Alberto Berasategui (Third Round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 656 3 6
10 Spain Albert Costa 3 77 1 6 2
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 77 6
5 Austria Thomas Muster 1 633
3 Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? 4 2 3
5 Austria Thomas Muster 6 6 6
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 6 6
  Spain Carlos Moyà 2 3 3
  Spain Carlos Moyà 7 6 656
14 Spain Félix Mantilla 5 2 77 2
  Spain Carlos Moyà 7 6 6
2 United States Michael Chang 5 2 4
9 Chile Marcelo Ríos 5 1 4
2 United States Michael Chang 7 6 6

Top Half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Q Romania D Pescariu 2 4 2 1 United States P Sampras 3 6 6 6
  Romania A Voinea 6 6 4 6   Romania A Voinea 6 2 3 2
  Germany H Dreekmann 2 1 6 4 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 6 6 7   Australia M Woodforde 1 0 1
WC Australia M Tebbutt 4 4 5   Australia M Woodforde 6 6 7
  Argentina H Gumy 6 6 6   Argentina H Gumy 0 1 5
  Bulgaria O Stanoytchev 4 4 4 1 United States P Sampras 646 6 3 6
  Australia S Stolle 6 5 5 77 1   Slovakia D Hrbatý 77 3 4 6 4
  Slovakia D Hrbatý 1 7 7 646   Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 6 6
  Sweden N Kulti 6 6 6   Sweden N Kulti 2 1 2
  Morocco K Alami 4 2 4   Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 77 642
  Spain T Carbonell 6 77 7 16 Spain A Berasategui 3 6377 0 r
  Czech Republic D Vacek 2 655   Spain T Carbonell 3 5 4
WC Australia T Larkham 1 2 4 16 Spain A Berasategui 6 7 6
16 Spain A Berasategui 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Spain A Costa 7 6 7
  Australia P Rafter 5 2 5 10 Spain A Costa 6 77 77
  Slovakia J Kro?lák 4 6 6 6   Slovakia J Kro?lák 1 6260
  Italy A Gaudenzi 6 4 2 2 10 Spain A Costa 6 6 7
  Germany A R?dulescu 2 4 77 3   Australia S Draper 4 2 5
  Australia S Draper 6 6 646   Australia S Draper 77 7 6
  Belgium F Dewulf 6 6 7   Belgium F Dewulf 655 0
Q Netherlands F Wibier 4 2 5 10 Spain A Costa 6 6 3
WC Australia P Tramacchi 666 6 3 8 South Africa W Ferreira 3 2 2 r
  Belgium J Van Herck 78 3 4 2 r WC Australia P Tramacchi 6177 2 64
Q Russia A Cherkasov 4 6 3 4   Italy R Furlan 77 636 77
  Italy R Furlan 6 4 6 6   Italy R Furlan 4 4 77 1
WC Australia P Cash 4 4 3 8 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 636
  Argentina J Frana 6 6 6   Argentina J Frana 3 6 2 1
  Spain C Costa 3 2 2 8 South Africa W Ferreira 6 3 6 6
8 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 6 7 6
WC Australia B Ellwood 2 5 3 3 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 6 6 6
  Netherlands P Haarhuis 1 6 3 6 4   Slovakia K Ku?era 4 2 2
  Slovakia K Ku?era 6 2 6 4 6 3 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 6 656 6
Q Sweden L Jonsson 3 3 2   United States C Woodruff 3 77 3 1
  Czech Republic J Novák 6 6 6   Czech Republic J Novák 2 662
  United States C Woodruff 6 6 6   United States C Woodruff 6 78 6
  Sweden M Norman 4 1 1 3 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 4 6 676 6
  Sweden M Tillström 5 696 4   Norway C Ruud 6 2 79 3 3
  Brazil G Kuerten 7 711 3 6   Brazil G Kuerten 77 3 1 0
  Russia A Chesnokov 1 3 6 1   South Africa N Godwin 656 6 6
  South Africa N Godwin 6 6 3 6   South Africa N Godwin 6677 2 65
WC India L Paes 6 6 6   Norway C Ruud 78 636 77
WC Australia J Crabb 4 3 4 WC India L Paes 2 2 2
  Norway C Ruud 3 4 7 6 10   Norway C Ruud 6 6 6
13 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 5 2 8

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 United States J Courier 646 4 6 8
  Netherlands S Schalken 77 3 6 1 6 11 United States J Courier 4 6 3 6 6
  France G Forget 2 6 3 4   Czech Republic S Dosed?l 6 2 6 4 4
  Czech Republic S Dosed?l 6 3 6 6 11 United States J Courier 6 77 6
  Switzerland M Rosset 6 79 6   United States J Tarango 1 633
  Spain J Sánchez 4 671   Switzerland M Rosset 4 1 1
  United States J Tarango 2 77 77 6   United States J Tarango 6 6 6
Q United States B Shelton 6 61622 11 United States J Courier 2 6 643
  France JP Fleurian 7 6 6 5 Austria T Muster 6 3 77 6
  Morocco H Arazi 5 0 3   France JP Fleurian 2 655
Q Germany J Knippschild 6 6277 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 6 77 7
  Canada S Lareau 2 77 653 Q Germany J Knippschild 4 623
  Spain J Burillo 0 1 0 r 5 Austria T Muster 6 77 6
  South Africa G Stafford 6 6 3   South Africa G Stafford 3 2 2
Q United States G Grant 3 4 2 5 Austria T Muster 6 6 6
5 Austria T Muster 6 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Germany B Becker 7 646 1 4
  Spain C Moyà 5 77 2 6 6   Spain C Moyà 3 6 6 6
  United States P McEnroe 77 6 6   United States P McEnroe 6 0 3 1
  Russia A Olhovskiy 642 4   Spain C Moyà 6 6 6
  Sweden T Johansson 6 6 1 626   Germany B Karbacher 2 2 2
  Czech Republic M Damm 4 2 6 77 2   Sweden T Johansson 3 2 65
  Germany B Karbacher 6 77 1 6   Germany B Karbacher 6 6 77
  Spain M Aurelio Gorriz 4 646 3   Spain C Moyà 6 1 3 6 6
  Germany MK Goellner 6 6 626   Sweden J Björkman 3 6 6 2 4
  Denmark K Carlsen 4 1 77 4   Germany MK Goellner 4 6 4 1
  Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 1 4 2   Sweden J Björkman 6 3 6 6
  Sweden J Björkman 1 6 6 6   Sweden J Björkman 6 77 6
Q Germany K Braasch 3 6 6 7 Q Germany K Braasch 4 653
  United States A O'Brien 6 3 4 5 Q Germany K Braasch 3 78 6 6
WC Australia G Doyle 77 3 5 1 12 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 664 4
12 Sweden M Gustafsson 626 7 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Spain F Mantilla 6 5 7 6
  United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 7 5 2 14 Spain F Mantilla 6 6 6
  Germany D Prinosil 7 6 1 5 7   Brazil F Meligeni 2 4 0
  Brazil F Meligeni 5 1 6 7 9 14 Spain F Mantilla 6 1 77 6
  France A Boetsch 6 6 6   France A Boetsch 3 6 644
Q United States D Caldwell 0 0 2   France A Boetsch 6 6 6
  France L Roux 1 4 77 6 13   France L Roux 4 4 1
  United States J Stark 6 6 642 11 14 Spain F Mantilla 7 6 6
  United States M Washington 6 666 6   United States M Washington 5 2 1
Q Netherlands J Eltingh 3 78 3 2   United States M Washington 6 6 6
  South Africa M Ondruska 665 6 2   Armenia S Sargsian 1 0 2
  Armenia S Sargsian 78 7 4 6   United States M Washington 4 6 6 6
  Spain G Blanco 4 2 4   Australia T Woodbridge 6 2 3 1
  France S Simian 6 6 6   France S Simian 3 3 65
  Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 6   Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 77
LL The Bahamas M Knowles 4 2 1

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6 6
  Venezuela N Pereira 1 2 4 7 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6 7
  New Zealand B Steven 6 6 5 3 1   Australia R Fromberg 4 4 5
  Australia R Fromberg 4 2 7 6 6 7 Sweden T Enqvist 710 7 6
Q Australia L Hewitt 3 4 3   Spain S Bruguera 685 2
  Spain S Bruguera 6 6 6   Spain S Bruguera 4 6 6 77
  Sweden M Larsson 6 6 77   Sweden M Larsson 6 3 4 60
  Spain J A Viloca 3 3 63 7 Sweden T Enqvist 6 4 6477 3
Q United States A Reichel 4 3 2 9 Chile M Ríos 4 6 77 656
  Austria G Schaller 6 6 6   Austria G Schaller 4 6 6 4 6
Q Australia T Mitchell 620 2   Spain À Corretja 6 3 3 6 3
Spain À Corretja 77 6 6   Austria G Schaller 6 621 1
  United States M Joyce 6 77 6 9 Chile M Ríos 4 77 6 6
  Spain R Carretero 1 641   United States M Joyce 0 4 2
  Czech Republic P Korda 643 3 9 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6
9 Chile M Ríos 77 6 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 Germany M Stich 6 6 6
  Sweden P Fredriksson 3 2 2 15 Germany M Stich 6 1 2 6 7
  France T Champion 5 2 2   Ukraine A Medvedev 4 6 6 4 9
  Ukraine A Medvedev 7 6 6   Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 6
Q United States J Gimelstob 3 646 4   Netherlands D van Scheppingen 1 4 1
Q Israel E Ran 6 77 3 6 Q Israel E Ran 2 2 2
  Netherlands D van Scheppingen 77 77 6   Netherlands D van Scheppingen 6 6 6
  Zimbabwe B Black 65634   Ukraine A Medvedev 6 2 2 1
  France G Raoux 77 6 6 2 United States M Chang 4 6 6 6
  Canada D Nestor 632 2   France G Raoux 3 3 4
LL Romania A Pavel 5 4 2   United Kingdom T Henman 6 6 6
  United Kingdom T Henman 7 6 6   United Kingdom T Henman 1 633
  United States R Reneberg 2 2 United States M Chang 6 77 6
Q Spain O Burrieza 2 r   United States R Reneberg 2 5 1
LL Belgium K Goossens 0 3 1 2 United States M Chang 6 7 6
2 United States M Chang 6 6 6

References

  1. ^ Rusty pauses to reflect, Australian Open official website, 8 January 2014
  2. ^ "Lleyton Hewitt to retire from tennis after 2016 Australian Open, Pat Rafter stands down as Davis Cup captain". abc.net.au.

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