1997 US Open (tennis)
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1997 US Open Tennis

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.

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia Patrick Rafter defeated United Kingdom 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.

Women's Singles

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated United States Venus Williams 6-0, 6-4

  • It was Hingis' 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Men's Doubles

Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden 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.

Women's Doubles

United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus 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.

Mixed Doubles

Netherlands Manon Bollegraf / United States Rick Leach defeated Argentina Mercedes Paz / Argentina 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.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

France Arnaud Di Pasquale defeated South Africa Wesley Whitehouse 6-7, 6-4, 6-1

Girls' Singles

Zimbabwe Cara Black defeated France Kildine Chevalier 6-7(5-7), 6-1, 6-3

Boys' Doubles

Chile Fernando González / Chile Nicolás Massú defeated France Jean-René Lisnard / France Michaël Llodra 6-4, 6-4

Girls' Doubles

United States Marissa Irvin / United States Alexandra Stevenson defeated Zimbabwe Cara Black / Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 6-2, 7-6

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