1997 US Open – Women's doubles

Lindsay Davenport and Jana Novotná defeated the defending champions Gigi Fernández and Natasha Zvereva in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the women's doubles tennis title at the 1997 US Open. It was the 17th doubles title and second major title for Davenport, and the 67th title and ninth major title for Novotná.

Women's doubles
1997 US Open
ChampionsUnited States Lindsay Davenport
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Runners-upUnited States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw64 (4 Q / 4 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
← 1996 · US Open · 1998 →

This was the first major in which sisters Venus and Serena Williams competed, losing in the first round.

SeedsEdit

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
4 6 6
7   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
6 2 2
1   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
3 7 6
4   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
6 6 2
4   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
6 3 6
16   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Iva Majoli
3 6 4
1   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
3 4
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Jana Novotná
6 6
6   Yayuk Basuki
  Caroline Vis
3 5
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Jana Novotná
6 7
3   Lindsay Davenport
  Jana Novotná
6 6
2   Martina Hingis
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4 3
8   Conchita Martínez
  Patricia Tarabini
0r
2   Martina Hingis
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 6
  J Pullin
  L Woodroffe
4 4 1   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 6
  W Probst
  A Sugiyama
6 6   W Probst
  A Sugiyama
1 4
Q   L Richterová
  P Stoyanova
1 3 1   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 6
  J Hetherington
  K Rinaldi-Stunkel
6 7 10   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
3 4
WC   S Williams
  V Williams
4 5   J Hetherington
  K Rinaldi-Stunkel
1 7 3
  L Němečková
  S Noorlander
1 2 10   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 5 6
10   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 6 1   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
4 6 6
12   MJ Fernández
  A Huber
6 6 7   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
6 2 2
  O Lugina
  E Pampoulova
1 3 12   MJ Fernández
  A Huber
6 6
  A Olsza
  K Studeníková
1 5   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
2 4
  V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 7 12   MJ Fernández
  A Huber
6 3 1
  C Rubin
  B Schultz-McCarthy
1 5 7   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
4 6 6
  S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
6 7   S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
6 2
WC   D Buth
  S Nickitas
7 3 2 7   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
7 6
7   A Fusai
  N Tauziat
6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6
  C Morariu
  M Murić
4 4 4   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
7 6
  S-h Park
  T Tanasugarn
7 6   S-h Park
  T Tanasugarn
6 4
  C Barclay
  C Wood
6 4 4   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6
  C Cristea
  M Grzybowska
6 6 13   A Frazier
  K Po
4 2
  K Freye
  N van Lottum
2 4   C Cristea
  M Grzybowska
4 5
  E Melicharová
  H Vildová
0 3 13   A Frazier
  K Po
6 7
13   A Frazier
  K Po
6 6 4   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 3 6
16   R Dragomir
  I Majoli
6 7 16   R Dragomir
  I Majoli
3 6 4
  B Schett
  S-A Siddall
4 5 16   R Dragomir
  I Majoli
6 4 6
  L Garrone
  G Pizzichini
4 4   N Medvedeva
  E Tatarkova
2 6 4
  N Medvedeva
  E Tatarkova
6 6 16   R Dragomir
  I Majoli
5
  KA Guse
  R McQuillan
6 6 5   L Neiland
  H Suková
2r
WC   M Irvin
  A Stevenson
1 4   KA Guse
  R McQuillan
4 4
  E Callens
  G Helgeson-Nielsen
3 5 5   L Neiland
  H Suková
6 6
5   L Neiland
  H Suková
6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
6   Y Basuki
  C Vis
2 6 6
  Å Carlsson
  P Hy-Boulais
6 3 1 6   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6 7
  A Grossman
  K Habšudová
3 2 Q   L McShea
  A Wainwright
2 6
Q   L McShea
  A Wainwright
6 6 6   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6 6
  J Lee
  L Lee
3 5   A Ellwood
  K Kunce
0 4
  L Montalvo
  L Pleming
6 7   L Montalvo
  L Pleming
4 1
  A Ellwood
  K Kunce
6 6   A Ellwood
  K Kunce
6 6
11   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
2 2 6   Y Basuki
  C Vis
3 5
9   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
6 6 3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
6 7
  R Grande
  L Wild
3 3 9   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
2
  R Hiraki
  AG Sidot
6 6   R Hiraki
  AG Sidot
1r
  D Jones
  T Whitlinger-Jones
1 4 9   N Kijimuta
  N Miyagi
7 2 2
  B Rittner
  D van Roost
6 5 3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
6 6 6
  A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
7 7   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
6 2
WC   Z Garrison-Jackson
  L McNeil
2 6 3 3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
7 6
3   L Davenport
  J Novotná
6 4 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
8   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6
Q   C Moros
  J Scott
2 3 8   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
7 4 6
  M de Swardt
  D Graham
6 6   M de Swardt
  D Graham
6 6 4
  P Langrová
  R Zrubáková
1 3 8   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6 6
  F Labat
  M Paz
6 6 14   K Adams
  K Boogert
4 7 4
  A Lettiere
  M Tu
1 3   F Labat
  M Paz
2 3
  M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
2 5 14   K Adams
  K Boogert
6 6
14   K Adams
  K Boogert
6 7 8   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
0r
15   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
6 6 6 2   M Hingis
  A Sánchez Vicario
4
Q   A Miller
  J Steven
2 7 4 15   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
5 6 6
  T Križan
  E Martincová
5 4   M Babel
  L Golarsa
7 3 3
  M Babel
  L Golarsa
7 6 15   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
4 4
  H Nagyová
  P Schnyder
0 1 2   M Hingis
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
  A Coetzer
  M Pierce
6 6   A Coetzer
  M Pierce
4 2
  I Gorrochategui
  I Spîrlea
3 1 2   M Hingis
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
2   M Hingis
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6

ReferencesEdit