1997 US Open – Women's Singles


World No. 1 Martina Hingis defeated unseeded Venus Williams in the final, 6–0, 6–4 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1997 US Open. By reaching the final, she became the seventh woman, after Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf and Monica Seles, to reach all four Grand Slam singles finals in a calendar year. She also became the youngest woman to reach all Grand Slam finals, and the youngest woman to win three Grand Slams in a calendar year. Williams became the first unseeded player in the Open Era to reach the final of the US Open.

Women's Singles
1997 US Open
ChampionSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Runner-upUnited States Venus Williams
Final score6–0, 6–4
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 →

Steffi Graf was the two-time defending champion, but withdrew due to injury.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Martina Hingis (Champion)
  2.   Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Jana Novotná (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Iva Majoli (Second Round)
  5.   Amanda Coetzer (Fourth Round)
  6.   Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  7.   Conchita Martínez (Third Round)
  8.   Anke Huber (Third Round)
  9.   Mary Pierce (Fourth Round)
  10.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Irina Spîrlea (Semifinals)
  12.   Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth Round)
  13.   Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Second Round)
  14.   Barbara Paulus (First Round)
  15.   Ruxandra Dragomir (First Round)
  16.   Kimberly Po (Third Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
10   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 3 2
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
6   Lindsay Davenport 2 4
3   Jana Novotná 2 6 65
6   Lindsay Davenport 6 4 77
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
    Venus Williams 0 4
    Venus Williams 7 7
    Sandrine Testud 5 5
    Venus Williams 77 4 79
11   Irina Spîrlea 656 67
11   Irina Spîrlea 67710 6
2   Monica Seles 79 683

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Hingis 6 6
  T Whitlinger-Jones 0 1 1   M Hingis 6 6
  D Chládková 6 1 6   D Chládková 1 2
  H Suková 1 6 1 1   M Hingis 7 6
  P Langrová 5 4   E Likhovtseva 5 2
  E Likhovtseva 7 6   E Likhovtseva 7 6
  J Kandarr 1 1 Q   L Richterová 5 1
Q   L Richterová 6 6 1   M Hingis 6 6
Q   A Gavaldón 2 1   F Labat 0 2
  F Labat 6 6   F Labat 6 6
Q   F Li 4 6 2   F Lubiani 1 1
  F Lubiani 6 3 6   F Labat 4 7 6
  L Golarsa 3 3   O Barabanschikova 6 6 1
  O Barabanschikova 6 6   O Barabanschikova 6 6
  Å Carlsson 7 3 4 13   B Schultz-McCarthy 3 3
13   B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  K-A Guse 2 4 10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 5 6
  J Watanabe 3 5   M Tu 2 7 2
  M Tu 6 7 10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  I Gorrochategui 2 5   A Fusai 2 1
  N Miyagi 6 7   N Miyagi 3 6 4
  A Fusai 6 6   A Fusai 6 3 6
  E Gagliardi 1 1 10   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  R Hiraki 6 4 6   R McQuillan 1 2
  M Díaz Oliva 4 6 2   R Hiraki 0 2
  R McQuillan 4 7 6   R McQuillan 6 6
  C Torrens Valero 6 5 4   R McQuillan 6 7
Q   S Smith 6 6 7   C Martínez 2 5
Q   N Pratt 3 1 Q   S Smith 1 0
  J Capriati 1 2 7   C Martínez 6 6
7   C Martínez 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   J Novotná 6 6
  V Ruano Pascual 0 4 3   J Novotná 6 6
  Y Basuki 6 6   Y Basuki 4 2
  N van Lottum 3 4 3   J Novotná 6 6 6
WC   B Rippner 6 6   M Lučić 2 7 3
  N Medvedeva 2 2 WC   B Rippner 0 1
  S Kleinová 0 3   M Lučić 6 6
  M Lučić 6 6 3   J Novotná 7 6
  S Dopfer 3 6 6 12   MJ Fernández 5 4
  P Suárez 6 3 7   P Suárez 4 7 6
WC   J Trail 7 6 WC   J Trail 6 5 4
  A Gerši 6 2   P Suárez 1 2
  S Cacic 2 1 12   MJ Fernández 6 6
  R Grande 6 6   R Grande 6 2 2
  N Kijimuta 2 3 12   MJ Fernández 4 6 6
12   MJ Fernández 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16   K Po 6 6
  E Martincová 4 1 16   K Po 6 4 7
  M Maruska 1 0   B Schett 3 6 5
  B Schett 6 6 16   K Po 4 3
  M Serna 6 1 6   M Serna 6 6
  M Grzybowska 4 6 3   M Serna 6 6
  P Begerow 3 1 Q   N Dechy 4 4
Q   N Dechy 6 6   M Serna 0 3
  P Schnyder 6 6 6   L Davenport 6 6
  D Van Roost 2 2   P Schnyder 4 6 6
  K Brandi 7 1 4   Y Yoshida 6 2 4
  Y Yoshida 6 6 6   P Schnyder 6 1 4
  W Probst 6 5 6 6   L Davenport 1 6 6
WC   L Lee 1 7 3   W Probst 2 3
WC   L McNeil 2 6 6   L Davenport 6 6
6   L Davenport 6 7

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   A Huber 6 6
  G Pizzichini 2 2 8   A Huber 6 6
  J Lee 6 6 6   J Lee 2 1
  M Saeki 3 7 3 8   A Huber 3 4
  L Neiland 7 0 1   V Williams 6 6
  V Williams 5 6 6   V Williams 6 6
  G León García 4 6 6   G León García 0 1
  A Miller 6 2 3   V Williams 6 6
  C Rubin 4 0   J Kruger 2 3
  T Tanasugarn 6 6   T Tanasugarn 6 6
  M-A Vento 1 7 6   M-A Vento 4 3
  A Glass 6 6 2   T Tanasugarn 7 5 4
  H Nagyová 6 6   J Kruger 6 7 6
  A Olsza 3 0   H Nagyová 4 6
  J Kruger 6 6 6   J Kruger 6 7
14   B Paulus 1 7 1

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   R Dragomir 2 6 3
  L Raymond 6 3 6   L Raymond 6 2 4
  M Maleeva 6 6   M Maleeva 3 6 6
Q   P Stoyanova 2 3   M Maleeva 6 5 1
  N Tauziat 5 6   K Habšudová 0 7 6
  K Habšudová 7 7   K Habšudová 5 6 7
  A Grossman 7 5 2   A Sugiyama 7 3 5
  A Sugiyama 6 7 6   K Habšudová 3 6 6
  P Hy-Boulais 6 6   S Testud 6 4 7
  M Kochta 2 1   P Hy-Boulais 3 6 6
  K Studeníková 2 3   E Pampoulova 6 0 7
  E Pampoulova 6 6   E Pampoulova 1 3
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 3   S Testud 6 6
  S Testud 6 6   S Testud 6 2 6
  C Cristea 3 2 4   I Majoli 4 6 1
4   I Majoli 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   A Coetzer 6 6
  N Arendt 3 2 5   A Coetzer 6 6
  A-G Sidot 3 6 3   A Dechaume-Balleret 1 1
  A Dechaume-Balleret 6 3 6 5   A Coetzer 6 7
  S Pitkowski 6 4 7   F Perfetti 2 5
  R Simpson 1 6 6   S Pitkowski 4 3
  E Callens 3 4   F Perfetti 6 6
  F Perfetti 6 6 5   A Coetzer 6 4
  C Morariu 7 7 11   I Spîrlea 7 6
  A Ellwood 6 6   C Morariu 7 1 0r
  B Rittner 3 6 3 WC   L Osterloh 6 6 3
WC   L Osterloh 6 1 6 WC   L Osterloh 2 5
  A Kournikova 6 6 11   I Spîrlea 6 7
  S Appelmans 2 0   A Kournikova 1 6 3
  A Frazier 1 1 11   I Spîrlea 6 3 6
11   I Spîrlea 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   M Pierce 6 6
WC   G Fernández 1 2 9   M Pierce 6 3
  S Farina 6 6 6   S Farina 2 0 r
  L Wild 4 7 4 9   M Pierce 7 6
  N Sawamatsu 6 6   N Zvereva 6 1
WC   E deLone 4 3   N Sawamatsu 4 6 3
  R Zrubáková 1 5   N Zvereva 6 3 6
  N Zvereva 6 7 9   M Pierce 6 2 2
  T Panova 4 1 2   M Seles 1 6 6
  M Babel 6 6   M Babel 5 1
  E Makarova 6 4 4   M Oremans 7 6
  M Oremans 3 6 6   M Oremans 1 1
WC   T Snyder 6 7 2   M Seles 6 6
Q   O Lugina 0 6 WC   T Snyder 2 3
  K Boogert 1 2 2   M Seles 6 6
2   M Seles 6 6

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