The 1997 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 117th edition of the US Open and was held from August 25 through September 7, 1997.
Patrick Rafter defeated Greg Rusedski 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
- It was Rafter's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.
Martina Hingis defeated Venus Williams 6-0, 6-4
- It was Hingis' 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Daniel Vacek defeated Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti 7-6(10-8), 6-3
- It was Kafelnikov's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title. It was Vacek's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.
Lindsay Davenport / Jana Novotná defeated Gigi Fernández / Natasha Zvereva 6-3, 6-4
- It was Davenport's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Novotná's 13th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title.
Manon Bollegraf / Rick Leach defeated Mercedes Paz / Pablo Albano 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)
- It was Bollegraf's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Leach's 8th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last US Open title.
Arnaud Di Pasquale defeated Wesley Whitehouse 6-7, 6-4, 6-1
Cara Black defeated Kildine Chevalier 6-7(5-7), 6-1, 6-3
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú defeated Jean-René Lisnard / Michaël Llodra 6-4, 6-4
Marissa Irvin / Alexandra Stevenson defeated Cara Black / Irina Selyutina 6-2, 7-6