1997 Direct Line International Championships – Singles

Monica Seles was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Brenda Schultz-McCarthy.

Singles
1997 Direct Line International Championships
1996 ChampionUnited States Monica Seles
Champion
Runner-up
Final scoreNo result due to rain.
Events
Singles Doubles
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There was no result for the tournament due to rain. The finalists were Arantxa Sánchez Vicario and Jana Novotná, who would also reach the final of the same event a year later (Novotná winning in straight sets).

SeedsEdit

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. The top four seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1.   Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Jana Novotná (Final)
  3.   Iva Majoli (Second Round)
  4.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Final)
  5.   Mary Joe Fernández (First Round)
  6.   Irina Spîrlea (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Kimberly Po (Second Round)
  8.   Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Semifinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalEdit

Final
   
4   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario cancelled
2   Jana Novotná

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   M Seles 6 7  
Q   J Ward 2 5       N Sawamatsu 2 5  
    N Sawamatsu 6 7   1   M Seles 5 5  
    L Raymond 5 4   8   B Schultz-McCarthy 7 7  
    S Farina 7 6       S Farina 6 1 2
    H Suková 3 6   8   B Schultz-McCarthy 4 6 6
8   B Schultz-McCarthy 6 7   8   B Schultz-McCarthy 5 1  
4   A Sánchez Vicario 7 6  
4   A Sánchez Vicario 7 6  
    S-T Wang 3 7 4 Q   K-A Guse 5 0  
Q   K-A Guse 6 5 6 4   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
    A-G Sidot 6 6   6   I Spîrlea 4 4  
WC   L Ahl 3 4       A-G Sidot 4 3  
Q   I Gorrochategui 0 6 4 6   I Spîrlea 6 6  
6   I Spîrlea 6 3 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   M J Fernández 6 5  
    N Tauziat 7 7       N Tauziat 6 5 6
    C Rubin 4 4   Q   V Williams 3 7 4
Q   V Williams 6 6       N Tauziat 4 7 4
    A Frazier 6 0       N Zvereva 6 5 6
    N Zvereva 7 6       N Zvereva 6 7  
3   I Majoli 2 5  
    N Zvereva 7 0 5
7   K Po 0 7 6 2   J Novotná 6 6 7
    K Studeníková 6 6 2 7   K Po 3 1  
WC   S-A Siddall 2 7 6     A Sugiyama 6 6  
    A Sugiyama 6 5 8     A Sugiyama 2 7 4
    Y Basuki 6 6   2   J Novotná 6 6 6
    E Likhovtseva 3 0       Y Basuki 5 4  
2   J Novotná 7 6  

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