1997 Newsweek Champions Cup - Doubles
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1997 Newsweek Champions Cup %E2%80%93 Doubles
Doubles
1997 Newsweek Champions Cup
ChampionsThe Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
Runners-upAustralia Mark Philippoussis
Australia Patrick Rafter
Final score7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Events
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Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde were the defending champions but lost in the semifinals to Mark Philippoussis and Patrick Rafter.

Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor won in the final 7–6, 4–6, 7–5 against Philippoussis and Rafter.

Seeds

The top four seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (final)
  2. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (second round)
  3. Zimbabwe Byron Black / Canada Grant Connell (second round)
  4. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Patrick Galbraith (second round)
  5. Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien (quarterfinals)
  6. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (champions)
  7. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden Nicklas Kulti (quarterfinals)
  8. United States Rick Leach / United States Jonathan Stark (quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

Final

Semifinals Final
          
1 4 6 6
  6 4 7
  6 6 5
6 7 4 7
6 6 3 6
Q 4 6 3

Top half

First round Second round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 6 6 6
  4 6 7   3 7 4
  6 3 5 1 6 7  
WC 7 6   8 3 5  
WC 6 4   WC 6 1  
  6 3 4 8 7 6  
8 3 6 6 1 4 6 6
  6 4 7
3 6 4  
  2 3     7 6  
  6 6     7 6  
  4 4   5 6 6  
  6 6     3 6  
  1 5   5 6 7  
5 6 7  

Bottom half

First round Second round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6 4 7 6
  6 5 3 6 7 6  
  6 6 6 WC 5 3  
WC 4 7 7 6 7 6  
  3 2     5 4  
  6 6     4 6 6
4 6 3 4
6 6 3 6
7 6 6   Q 4 6 3
Q 2 4   7 6 6  
  4 4     3 3  
  6 6   7 6 4  
  6 4   Q 7 6  
Q 7 6   Q 7 6  
2 6 4  

References


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