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Gigi Fernández and Natasha Zvereva were the defending champions, but were defeated in the final by Lindsay Davenport and Jana Novotná with a score of 6–3, 6–4.

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 (4Q / 4WC)
Seeds16
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 →

It was the 17th doubles title, 2nd Grand Slam for Davenport and the 67th title, 9th Grand Slam for Novotná, in their respective careers.

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

Contents

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   Cristina 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
  Angela 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

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