1997 WTA German Open
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1997 WTA German Open
1997 WTA German Open
Date12 - 18 May
Edition28th
CategoryTier I
Draw56S / 28D
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationBerlin, Germany
VenueRot-Weiss Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
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The 1997 WTA German Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Rot-Weiss Tennis Club in Berlin, Germany that was part of the Tier I category of the 1997 WTA Tour. It was the 28th edition of the tournament and was held from 12 May through 18 May 1997. Tenth-seeded Mary Joe Fernández won the singles title.

Finals

Singles

United States Mary Joe Fernández defeated France Mary Pierce 6-4, 6-2

  • It was Fernández's 1st singles title of the year and the 7th of her career.

Doubles

United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6-2, 3-6, 6-2

  • It was Davenport's 7th title of the year and the 25th of her career. It was Novotná's 3rd title of the year and the 79th of her career.

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