1997 Australian Open – Women's Doubles

Chanda Rubin and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario were the defending champions, but competed this year with different partners. Rubin teamed up with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy and were eliminated in the third round, while Sánchez Vicario teamed up with Gigi Fernández and lost in the semifinals.

Women's Doubles
1997 Australian Open
ChampionsSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runners-upUnited States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lisa Raymond
Final score6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1996 · Australian Open · 1998 →

Martina Hingis and Natasha Zvereva won the title, defeating Lindsay Davenport and Lisa Raymond 6–2, 6–2 in the final. It was the 1st Australian Open, 2nd Grand Slam and 4th overall doubles title for Hingis, and the 3rd Australian Open, 16th Grand Slam and 61st overall doubles title for Zvereva, in their respective careers.

SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Gigi Fernández
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 7
5   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
4 5
1   Gigi Fernández
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3 7 2
4   Martina Hingis
  Natasha Zvereva
6 5 6
4   Martina Hingis
  Natasha Zvereva
6 6
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
3 2
4   Martina Hingis
  Natasha Zvereva
6 6
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Lisa Raymond
2 2
12   Conchita Martínez
  Patricia Tarabini
4 62
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Lisa Raymond
6 77
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Lisa Raymond
7 6
2   Larisa Neiland
  Helena Suková
5 3
13   Naoko Kijimuta
  Nana Miyagi
2 3
2   Larisa Neiland
  Helena Suková
6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   G Fernández
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
WC   A Coetzer
  M Pierce
3 2 1   G Fernández
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 77
WC   J Capriati
  I Majoli
646 6 WC   J Capriati
  I Majoli
3 65
  V Lake
  L Pleming
77 1 4 1   G Fernández
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
  A Ellwood
  N Pratt
6 6   D Graham
  K Radford
4 3
  L Cenková
  D Krajčovičová
1 0   A Ellwood
  N Pratt
1 3
  D Graham
  K Radford
6 2 6   D Graham
  K Radford
6 6
10   K Boogert
  I Spîrlea
2 6 4 1   G Fernández
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 7
15   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
636 4 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
4 5
  S Noorlander
  H Vildová
77 1 6   S Noorlander
  H Vildová
0 64
  A Huber
  B Rittner
6 4 6   A Huber
  B Rittner
6 77
  C Barclay
  K-A Guse
1 6 3   A Huber
  B Rittner
2 4
  C Cristea
  T Ječmenica
4 6 3 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6
Alt   J Lee
  H Nagyová
6 4 6 Alt   J Lee
  H Nagyová
3 3
WC   S Drake-Brockman
  T Musgrave
1 2 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6
5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   M Hingis
  N Zvereva
6 6
  K Nagatsuka
  L Richterová
1 1 4   M Hingis
  N Zvereva
6 6
  A Lettiere
  G Pizzichini
4 6 5   I Gorrochategui
  Á Montolio
0 1
  I Gorrochategui
  Á Montolio
6 2 7 4   M Hingis
  N Zvereva
6 6
  R Dragomir
  S Farina
6 6   R Dragomir
  S Farina
2 1
  P Shriver
  E Smylie
4 2   R Dragomir
  S Farina
6 4 6
  Å Carlsson
  K Studeníková
2 2 11   A Frazier
  K Po
4 6 2
11   A Frazier
  K Po
6 6 4   M Hingis
  N Zvereva
6 6
14   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 6   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
3 2
  V Csurgó
  C Papadáki
1 3 14   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 5 4
WC   J Limmer
  L McShea
2 1   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
1 7 6
  V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 6   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
666 6
  E Martincová
  E Wagner
3 6 3 8   C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
78 1 4
  N Bradtke
  R McQuillan
6 4 6   N Bradtke
  R McQuillan
4 2
  A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
2 3 8   C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
6 6
8   C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   K Adams
  MJ Fernández
6 6
  E Makarova
  N Medvedeva
2 2 6   K Adams
  MJ Fernández
634
  T Križan
  N van Lottum
0 3   K Habšudová
  R Zrubáková
77 6
  K Habšudová
  R Zrubáková
6 6   K Habšudová
  R Zrubáková
3 4
  K Kschwendt
  B Schett
4 1 12   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6
  P Hy-Boulais
  C Morariu
6 6   P Hy-Boulais
  C Morariu
1 66
  V Martinek
  C Schneider
1 3 12   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 78
12   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6 12   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
4 62
9   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6 6 3   L Davenport
  L Raymond
6 77
  M Grzybowska
  A Olsza
2 3 9   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6565
  S-h Park
  S-t Wang
7 6   S-h Park
  S-t Wang
77 77
  S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
5 2   S-h Park
  S-t Wang
620
  M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
4 6 4 3   L Davenport
  L Raymond
77 6
  P Langrová
  L Němečková
6 0 6   P Langrová
  L Němečková
3 4
  R Grande
  A Sugiyama
3 62 3   L Davenport
  L Raymond
6 6
3   L Davenport
  L Raymond
6 77

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   L McNeil
  L Wild
6 6
  R Hiraki
  F Labat
3 1 7   L McNeil
  L Wild
6 6
  K Freye
  S Meier
2 3   K Kroupová
  E Melicharová
3 1
  K Kroupová
  E Melicharová
6 6 7   L McNeil
  L Wild
4 2
  L Golarsa
  A-G Sidot
3 61 13   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
6 6
  E deLone
  C Wood
6 77   E deLone
  C Wood
3 5
  N Feber
  A Grossman
5 1 13   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
6 7
13   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
7 6 13   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
2 3
16   A Fusai
  M Paz
6 6 2   L Neiland
  H Suková
6 6
  D Jones
  T Tanasugarn
2 4 16   A Fusai
  M Paz
6 3 4
  S Krivencheva
  F Perfetti
6 6   S Krivencheva
  F Perfetti
3 6 6
  W Probst
  P Schnyder
3 4   S Krivencheva
  F Perfetti
5 3
  M Werdel-Witmeyer
  T Whitlinger-Jones
2 0 2   L Neiland
  H Suková
7 6
  E Callens
  G Helgeson-Nielsen
6 6   E Callens
  G Helgeson-Nielsen
2 2
  E Hakami
  S Pitkowski
1 3 2   L Neiland
  H Suková
6 6
2   L Neiland
  H Suková
6 6

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