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1997 Lipton Championships – Women's Doubles

Jana Novotná and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario were the defending champions but they competed with different partners that year, Novotná with Lindsay Davenport and Sánchez Vicario with Natasha Zvereva.

Women's Doubles
1997 Lipton Championships
ChampionsSpain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runners-upBelgium Sabine Appelmans
Netherlands Miriam Oremans
Final score6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1996 · Lipton Championships · 1998 →

Davenport and Novotná lost in the third round to Sabine Appelmans and Miriam Oremans.

Sánchez Vicario and Zvereva won in the final 6–2, 6–3 against Appelmans and Oremans.

SeedsEdit

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. All sixteen seeded teams received byes into the second round.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natasha Zvereva
6 1 7
4   Mary Joe Fernandez
  Martina Hingis
4 6 6
1   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natasha Zvereva
6 6  
11   Sabine Appelmans
  Miriam Oremans
2 3  
11   Sabine Appelmans
  Miriam Oremans
6 6  
    Amanda Coetzer
  Anke Huber
4 2  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   A Sánchez Vicario
  N Zvereva
6 6  
    A Grossman
  K Habšudová
5 6 6     A Grossman
  K Habšudová
4 4  
    W Probst
  P Schnyder
7 4 0 1   A Sánchez Vicario
  N Zvereva
4 6 6
    T Križan
  N van Lottum
7 1 4 12   C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
6 3 0
    S Noorlander
  C Papadáki
5 6 6     S Noorlander
  C Papadáki
4 3  
12   C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
6 6  
1   A Sánchez Vicario
  N Zvereva
6 6  
7   P Tarabini
  C Vis
4 3  
14   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
6 6  
    B Rittner
  D Van Roost
6 6       B Rittner
  D Van Roost
0 2  
    A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
4 3   14   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
7 3 2
    V Ruano-Pascual
  P Suárez
2 4   7   P Tarabini
  C Vis
5 6 6
    P Hy-Boulais
  R Simpson
6 6       P Hy-Boulais
  R Simpson
6 5 4
7   P Tarabini
  C Vis
4 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   M J Fernandez
  M Hingis
6 6  
    E Martincová
  H Vildová
0 6 6     E Martincová
  H Vildová
2 0  
    R Dragomir
  I Majoli
6 3 1 4   M J Fernandez
  M Hingis
6 6  
Q   Á Montolio
  L Pleming
1 0   16   R Hiraki
  F Labat
2 0  
    C Porwik
  K Radford
6 6       C Porwik
  K Radford
7 5 63
16   R Hiraki
  F Labat
5 7 77
4   M J Fernandez
  M Hingis
6 6  
6   N Tauziat
  L Wild
3 1  
9   A Frazier
  K Po
6 2 4
WC   L Raymond
  M Seles
2 2       I Gorrochategui
  I Spîrlea
4 6 6
    I Gorrochategui
  I Spîrlea
6 6       I Gorrochategui
  I Spîrlea
6 3 5
    D Jones
  L Němečková
0 5   6   N Tauziat
  L Wild
3 6 7
    A Ellwood
  R McQuillan
7 6       A Ellwood
  R McQuillan
1 62 
6   N Tauziat
  L Wild
6 77  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
7 6  
    E Callens
  G Helgeson-Nielsen
6 6       E Callens
  G Helgeson-Nielsen
5 3  
    A Lettiere
  C Morariu
4 4   8   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
6 6  
    M Werdel-Witmeyer
  T Whitlinger-Jones
6 7       M Werdel-Witmeyer
  T Whitlinger-Jones
2 4  
WC   J Lee
  L Lee
3 5       M Werdel-Witmeyer
  T Whitlinger-Jones
7 6  
10   K Adams
  M de Swardt
5 3  
8   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
3 5  
11   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 7  
11   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 6  
    E deLone
  C Wood
77 1 6     E deLone
  C Wood
3 2  
    R Grande
  A Sugiyama
656 4 11   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
4 6 6
    L Garrone
  L Montalvo
6 4 77 3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
6 4 4
    H Nagyová
  R Zrubáková
1 6 63    L Garrone
  L Montalvo
3 1  
3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
4 6 6
    L Golarsa
  C Singer
4 6 6     L Golarsa
  C Singer
6 4 3
    S Jeyaseelan
  R Nideffer
6 3 0 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6  
    L McNeil
  M Murić
6 6   13   A Fusai
  M Paz
2 4  
    Å Carlsson
  F Perfetti
3 3       L McNeil
  M Murić
3 5  
13   A Fusai
  M Paz
6 7  
5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
2 3  
    A Coetzer
  A Huber
6 6  
15   S Farina
  B Schett
7 1 3
    A-G Sidot
  M Strandlund
6 5 3     A Coetzer
  A Huber
5 6 6
    A Coetzer
  A Huber
4 7 6     A Coetzer
  A Huber
6 7  
    O Lugina
  E Wagner
77 5 0 2   L Neiland
  H Suková
0 5  
    M Saeki
  S-T Wang
637 6     M Saeki
  S-T Wang
5 4  
2   L Neiland
  H Suková
7 6  

ReferencesEdit