1997 Australian Open - Men's Singles
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1997 Australian Open %E2%80%93 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
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Pete Sampras defeated Carlos Moyá 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 Moyá.

This tournament was notable for being the first major in which Lleyton Hewitt competed in the main draw. He would compete in the Australian Open for a record twenty consecutive years.[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

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 65 6 3 6
10 Spain Albert Costa 3 77 1 6 2
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 77 6
5 Austria Thomas Muster 1 63 3
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 65 6
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 64 6 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 64 6   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 64 2
  Spain T Carbonell 6 77 7 16 Spain A Berasategui 3 63 77 0 r
  Czech Republic D Vacek 2 65 5   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 62 60
  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 64 6   Australia S Draper 77 7 6
  Belgium F Dewulf 6 6 7   Belgium F Dewulf 65 5 0
Q Netherlands F Wibier 4 2 5 10 Spain A Costa 6 6 3
WC Australia P Tramacchi 66 6 6 3 8 South Africa W Ferreira 3 2 2 r
  Belgium J Van Herck 78 3 4 2 r WC Australia P Tramacchi 61 77 2 64
Q Russia A Cherkasov 4 6 3 4   Italy R Furlan 77 63 6 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 63 6
  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 65 6 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 66 2
  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 67 6 6
  Sweden M Tillström 5 69 6 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 65 6 6 6
  South Africa N Godwin 6 6 3 6   South Africa N Godwin 66 77 2 65
WC India L Paes 6 6 6   Norway C Ruud 78 63 6 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 64 6 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 63 3
  Spain J Sánchez 4 67 1   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 61 62 2 11 United States J Courier 2 6 64 3
  France JP Fleurian 7 6 6 5 Austria T Muster 6 3 77 6
  Morocco H Arazi 5 0 3   France JP Fleurian 2 65 5
Q Germany J Knippschild 6 62 77 6 Q Germany J Knippschild 6 77 7
  Canada S Lareau 2 77 65 3 Q Germany J Knippschild 4 62 3
  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 64 6 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 64 2 4   Spain C Moyà 6 6 6
  Sweden T Johansson 6 6 1 62 6   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 A Gorriz 4 64 6 3   Spain C Moyà 6 1 3 6 6
  Germany M-K Goellner 6 6 62 6   Sweden J Björkman 3 6 6 2 4
  Denmark K Carlsen 4 1 77 4   Germany M-K 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 65 3
  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 66 4 4
12 Sweden M Gustafsson 62 6 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 64 4
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 64 2 11 14 Spain F Mantilla 7 6 6
  United States M Washington 6 66 6 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 66 5 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 68 5 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 64 77 3
Q United States A Reichel 4 3 2 9 Chile M Ríos 4 6 77 65 6
  Austria G Schaller 6 6 6   Austria G Schaller 4 6 6 4 6
Q Australia T Mitchell 62 0 2   Spain À Corretja 6 3 3 6 3
Spain À Corretja 77 6 6   Austria G Schaller 6 62 1 1
  United States M Joyce 6 77 6 9 Chile M Ríos 4 77 6 6
  Spain R Carretero 1 64 1   United States M Joyce 0 4 2
  Czech Republic P Korda 64 3 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 64 6 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 65 63 4   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 63 2 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 63 3
  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 Archived 2014-01-11 at the Wayback Machine, 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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