1997 US Open – Men's Singles Qualifying

Players who neither had high enough rankings nor received wild cards to enter the main draw of the annual US Open Tennis Championships participated in a qualifying tournament held over several days before the event.[1]

Men's Singles Qualifying
1997 US Open
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 · US Open · 1998 →

SeedsEdit

  1.   Gianluca Pozzi (First round)
  2.   Tomas Nydahl (Second round)
  3.   Olivier Delaître (First round)
  4.   Wayne Black (Qualified)
  5.   Oleg Ogorodov (Qualified)
  6.   Sébastien Lareau (First round)
  7.   Nicolas Escudé (Qualifying Competition, Lucky loser)
  8.   Ionuț Moldovan (Second round)
  9.   Dick Norman (Qualifying Competition)
  10.   Bernd Karbacher (Second round)
  11.   Răzvan Sabău (First round)
  12.   Geoff Grant (Qualified)
  13.   Daniel Nestor (Qualified)
  14.   Nicklas Kulti (First round)
  15.   Kevin Ullyett (First round)
  16.   Doug Flach (First round)
  17.   Fernon Wibier (Qualifying Competition)
  18.   Eyal Erlich (First round)
  19.   Andrei Merinov (First round)
  20.   Neville Godwin (First round)
  21.   Dirk Dier (Qualifying Competition)
  22.   Jaime Oncins (Qualified)
  23.   Rainer Schüttler (Second round)
  24.   Gastón Etlis (First round)
  25.   Allen Belobrajdic (Qualifying Competition)
  26.   Michael Tebbutt (Qualified)
  27.   Eyal Ran (Second round)
  28.   David Rikl (Qualifying Competition)
  29.   Luis Herrera (First round)
  30.   Christophe Van Garsse (Qualifying Competition)
  31.   Alejandro Hernandez (Qualifying Competition)
  32.   Cristiano Caratti (Qualified)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky losersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

KeyEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
1   Gianluca Pozzi 7 4 4
    Mosé Navarra 6 6 6
    Mosé Navarra 2 6
    Grant Doyle 6 7
    Grant Doyle 6 6
    Kepler Orellana 4 4
    Grant Doyle 6 3
32   Cristiano Caratti 7 6
    Emanuel Couto 6 2 6
    Jamie Delgado 2 6 3
    Emanuel Couto 7 1 3
32   Cristiano Caratti 6 6 6
    Olivier Mutis 1 6 3
32   Cristiano Caratti 6 4 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
2   Tomas Nydahl 6 5 6
    Satoshi Iwabuchi 4 7 0
2   Tomas Nydahl 4 6 3
    Patrick Baur 6 4 6
    Patrick Baur 6 6
WC   Phil Williamson 3 2
    Patrick Baur 6 6
31   Alejandro Hernandez 4 4
    Wolfgang Schranz 6 6 1
    Stéphane Huet 3 7 6
    Stéphane Huet 3 7 3
31   Alejandro Hernandez 6 6 6
    Lars Rehmann 4 6 6
31   Alejandro Hernandez 6 1 7

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
3   Olivier Delaître 6 4
    Tuomas Ketola 7 6
    Tuomas Ketola 6 7
    Andrew Richardson 3 6
    Steven Downs 5 2
    Andrew Richardson 7 6
    Tuomas Ketola 6 6
WC   Paul Goldstein 3 4
    Miguel Pastura 5 1
    Óscar Burrieza 7 6
    Óscar Burrieza 6 2 3
WC   Paul Goldstein 1 6 6
WC   Paul Goldstein 7 6
29   Luis Herrera 5 3

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
4   Wayne Black 6 3 6
    Ben Ellwood 4 6 3
4   Wayne Black 6 6
    Nicolás Pereira 3 3
    Nicolás Pereira 6 6
    Raviv Weidenfeld 4 4
4   Wayne Black 6 2 6
30   Christophe Van Garsse 1 6 2
    Bobby Kokavec 7 4 3
    Edwin Kempes 6 6 6
    Edwin Kempes 2 3
30   Christophe Van Garsse 6 6
    Quino Muñoz 4 0
30   Christophe Van Garsse 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
5   Oleg Ogorodov 6 6
    André Sá 4 3
5   Oleg Ogorodov 6 7 6
    James Sekulov 7 5 3
    James Sekulov 6 6
WC   Marc Silva 1 4
5   Oleg Ogorodov 6 7
28   David Rikl 4 6
WC   Mike Bryan 2 6 7
    Cyril Buscaglione 6 1 5
WC   Mike Bryan 3 3
28   David Rikl 6 6
    Nicolas Thomann 4 7 6
28   David Rikl 6 6 7

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
6   Sébastien Lareau 2 6
    Albert Chang 6 7
    Albert Chang 6 6
    Lars Burgsmüller 3 4
    Lars Burgsmüller 6 6 6
    Hideki Kaneko 7 3 4
    Albert Chang 2 4
    John van Lottum 6 6
    Jaymon Crabb 4 4
    John van Lottum 6 6
    John van Lottum 4 6 6
27   Eyal Ran 6 2 0
    Wade McGuire 2 0
27   Eyal Ran 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
7   Nicolas Escudé 6 7
    Thierry Guardiola 3 6
7   Nicolas Escudé 5 6 6
    Mahesh Bhupathi 7 2 3
    Mahesh Bhupathi 6 6 6
    Steve Bryan 4 7 4
7   Nicolas Escudé 6 4
26   Michael Tebbutt 7 6
    David Caldwell 6 0 4
    Pier Gauthier 3 6 6
    Pier Gauthier w/o
26   Michael Tebbutt
    Steven Randjelovic 0 2
26   Michael Tebbutt 6 6

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
8   Ionuț Moldovan 7 6
    Markus Zillner 5 3
8   Ionuț Moldovan 6 4 0
    Laurence Tieleman 4 6 6
    Laurence Tieleman 6 3 6
WC   James Blake 4 6 3
    Laurence Tieleman 6 6
25   Allen Belobrajdic 3 4
    Mark Nielsen 2 6 6
    Danny Sapsford 6 3 2
    Mark Nielsen 2 6 1
25   Allen Belobrajdic 6 3 6
    Sébastien Grosjean 6 3 2
25   Allen Belobrajdic 4 6 6

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
9   Dick Norman 4 6 7
    Gabriel Trifu 6 3 6
9   Dick Norman 6 6
    David Nainkin 2 3
    David Nainkin 6 6 6
    Filippo Messori 3 7 2
9   Dick Norman 3 4
    Tommy Ho 6 6
    Giorgio Galimberti 2 6
    Tommy Ho 6 7
    Tommy Ho 6 7
23   Rainer Schüttler 4 5
WC   Taylor Dent 1 3
23   Rainer Schüttler 6 6

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
10   Bernd Karbacher 6 6
    Maurice Ruah 4 3
10   Bernd Karbacher 4 6 4
    Jimy Szymanski 6 1 6
    Karsten Braasch 2 7 6
    Jimy Szymanski 6 6 7
    Jimy Szymanski 6 6
    Oren Motevassel 3 4
    Mark Merklein 6 6 4
    Alistair Hunt 3 7 6
    Alistair Hunt 2 2
    Oren Motevassel 6 6
    Oren Motevassel 4 7 6
24   Gastón Etlis 6 5 3

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
11   Răzvan Sabău 6 2 6
    Tamer El-Sawy 4 6 7
    Tamer El-Sawy 6 6
    Miles Maclagan 3 4
    Miles Maclagan 6 7
    Jean-Philippe Fleurian 2 6
    Tamer El-Sawy 2 5
22   Jaime Oncins 6 7
    Alex Reichel 6 6
    Peter Tramacchi 2 4
    Alex Reichel 4 1
22   Jaime Oncins 6 6
    Lior Mor 3 3
22   Jaime Oncins 6 6

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
12   Geoff Grant 6 6
WC   Bob Bryan 3 3
12   Geoff Grant 7 6
WC   Michael Russell 5 3
    David Witt 4 4
WC   Michael Russell 6 6
12   Geoff Grant 6 6
21   Dirk Dier 3 4
    Roberto Jabali 6 4 6
    Bryan Shelton 4 6 7
    Bryan Shelton 7 5 3
21   Dirk Dier 6 7 6
Alt   Michael Hill 2 5
21   Dirk Dier 6 7

Thirteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
13   Daniel Nestor 6 7
    Ivo Heuberger 0 6
13   Daniel Nestor 6 6
    Jean-François Bachelot 3 2
    Arnaud Clément 7 6 2
    Jean-François Bachelot 6 7 6
13   Daniel Nestor 4 6 6
    Petr Luxa 6 3 2
    Petr Luxa 6 6
    Robbie Koenig 4 1
    Petr Luxa 6 6
    Chris Haggard 3 4
    Chris Haggard 2 6 6
19   Andrei Merinov 6 3 4

Fourteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
14   Nicklas Kulti 3 6
    Charles Aufy 6 7
    Charles Aufy 4 6 7
    Stéphane Simian 6 3 6
    Jean-Baptiste Perlant 6 7 4
    Stéphane Simian 7 6 6
    Charles Aufy 6 6 2
    Michael Sell 2 7 6
    Carsten Arriens 6 6
    Lorenzo Manta 1 4
    Carsten Arriens w/o
    Michael Sell
    Michael Sell 7 4 7
20   Neville Godwin 5 6 6

Fifteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
15   Kevin Ullyett 4 1
    Gerald Mandl 6 6
    Gerald Mandl 7 1 7
    Rodolphe Gilbert 6 6 6
    Brian MacPhie 3 6
    Rodolphe Gilbert 6 7
    Gerald Mandl 5 4
    Peter Wessels 7 6
    Gouichi Motomura 6 4 3
    Peter Wessels 4 6 6
    Peter Wessels 6 6
    Herbert Wiltschnig 1 1
    Herbert Wiltschnig 6 6
18   Eyal Erlich 1 0

Sixteenth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
16   Doug Flach 3 4
    Todd Larkham 6 6
    Todd Larkham 6 6
    Alexandre Strambini 1 3
WC   Mashiska Washington 4 3
    Alexandre Strambini 6 6
    Todd Larkham 6 5 6
17   Fernon Wibier 3 7 2
    Filippo Veglio 4 4
    Ivan Ljubičić 6 6
    Ivan Ljubičić 6 3 2
17   Fernon Wibier 3 6 6
    Glenn Weiner 3 3
17   Fernon Wibier 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rueb, Andrew. "A Primer on Tournament Draws and Seeding". Straight Sets – Tennis Blog of the New York Times. The New York Times. Retrieved 3 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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