1997 Italian Open - Women's Singles
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1997 Italian Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1997 Italian Open
1996 ChampionSpain Conchita Martínez
ChampionFrance Mary Pierce
Runner-upSpain Conchita Martínez
Final score6–4, 6–0
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Conchita Martínez was the four-time defending champion but lost in the final to Mary Pierce, 6-4, 6-0.

Seeds

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Monica Seles (Third Round)
  2. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  3. Spain Conchita Martínez (Final)
  4. Germany Anke Huber (Second Round)
  5. Croatia Iva Majoli (Third Round)
  6. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Third Round)
  7. Romania Irina Spîrlea (Quarterfinals)
  8. Slovakia Karina Hab?udová (Third Round)
  9. Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Second Round)
  10. France Mary Pierce (Champion)
  11. Austria Barbara Paulus (Semifinals)
  12. Russia Elena Likhovtseva (Third Round)
  13. Belgium Sabine Appelmans (Third Round)
  14. Romania Ruxandra Dragomir (Quarterfinals)
  15. France Nathalie Tauziat (Second Round)
  16. France Sandrine Testud (Second Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final
          
10 France Mary Pierce 4 6 6
11 Austria Barbara Paulus 6 3 1
10 France Mary Pierce 6 6  
3 Spain Conchita Martínez 4 0  
3 Spain Conchita Martínez 6 6  
  Switzerland Patty Schnyder 2 2  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States M Seles 7 6  
Q Czech Republic S Kleinová 6 2 5   Austria B Schett 5 0  
  Austria B Schett 4 6 7 1 United States M Seles 6 6  
  Thailand T Tanasugarn 4 3   10 France M Pierce 7 7  
Q United States A Grossman 6 6   Q United States A Grossman 2 2  
WC Italy S Cecchini 1 1   10 France M Pierce 6 6  
10 France M Pierce 6 6   10 France M Pierce 6 6  
14 Romania R Dragomir 6 6   14 Romania R Dragomir 3 4  
Q Italy A Canepa 3 0   14 Romania R Dragomir 3 6 6
  Australia A Ellwood 4 6 4   Belgium E Callens 6 2 0
  Belgium E Callens 6 3 6 14 Romania R Dragomir 4 6 6
WC Italy L Golarsa 3 2   5 Croatia I Majoli 6 4 3
Q United States N Arendt 6 6   Q United States N Arendt 6 6 3
5 Croatia I Majoli 7 4 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Germany A Huber 2 2  
WC Italy F Lubiani 6 6   WC Italy F Lubiani 6 6  
  Czech Republic D Chládková 2 4   WC Italy F Lubiani 2 1  
  Czech Republic A Ger?i 7 6   11 Austria B Paulus 6 6  
Q Argentina M Díaz Oliva 5 3     Czech Republic A Ger?i 1 3  
Q Puerto Rico K Brandi 6 3 5 11 Austria B Paulus 6 6  
11 Austria B Paulus 3 6 7 11 Austria B Paulus 6 6  
15 France N Tauziat 6 6   7 Romania I Spîrlea 4 2  
  Czech Republic H Suková 4 2   15 France N Tauziat 7 1 2
  Belgium D Van Roost 6 6     Belgium D Van Roost 6 6 6
  Germany P Begerow 3 0     Belgium D Van Roost 1 3  
Q Spain C Torrens Valero 2 6 6 7 Romania I Spîrlea 6 6  
  France S Pitkowski 6 3 3 Q Spain C Torrens Valero 5 6  
7 Romania I Spîrlea 7 7  

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Slovakia K Hab?udová 6 6  
  Argentina F Labat 6 7     Argentina F Labat 4 3  
Q Belarus O Barabanschikova 1 6   8 Slovakia K Hab?udová 2 4  
  South Africa J Kruger 6 6     South Africa J Kruger 6 6  
  Japan A Sugiyama 3 2     South Africa J Kruger 6 7  
  Slovakia H Nagyová 3 4   9 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 2 5  
9 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6     South Africa J Kruger 0 4  
12 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6   3 Spain C Martínez 6 6  
  France A-G Sidot 4 3   12 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6  
  Latvia L Savchenko 6 3 6   Latvia L Savchenko 3 3  
  Italy F Perfetti 2 6 2 12 Russia E Likhovtseva 2 1  
  United States C Rubin 7 6   3 Spain C Martínez 6 6  
  United States J Capriati 6 2     United States C Rubin 2 3  
3 Spain C Martínez 6 6  

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 South Africa A Coetzer 6 4 6
  Russia A Kournikova 6 6     Russia A Kournikova 2 6 1
  Chinese Taipei S-T Wang 4 3   6 South Africa A Coetzer 6 5  
  Indonesia Y Basuki 0 1     Switzerland P Schnyder 7 7  
  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6     Switzerland P Schnyder 7 6  
  Netherlands M Oremans 3 6 6 16 France S Testud 6 0  
16 France S Testud 6 3 7   Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6  
13 Belgium S Appelmans 6 6   2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 1 1  
  Japan N Sawamatsu 3 1   13 Belgium S Appelmans 6 6  
  France A Fusai 6 2 5   Italy G Pizzichini 4 3  
  Italy G Pizzichini 3 6 7 13 Belgium S Appelmans 3 4  
  Argentina P Suárez 7 7   2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
  Slovakia K Studeníková 5 6     Argentina P Suárez 2 2  
2 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  

References


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