1997 US Open (tennis)

The 1997 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 117th edition of the US Open and was held from August 25 through September 7, 1997.

1997 US Open
DateAugust 25 – September 7
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Men's Singles
Australia Patrick Rafter
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Women's Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Mixed Doubles
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf / United States Rick Leach
Boys' Singles
France Arnaud di Pasquale
Girls' Singles
Zimbabwe Cara Black
Boys' Doubles
Chile Fernando González / Chile Nicolás Massú
Girls' Doubles
United States Marissa Irvin / United States Alexandra Stevenson
← 1996 · US Open · 1998 →


Men's SinglesEdit

  Patrick Rafter defeated   Greg Rusedski 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5

  • It was Rafter's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Martina Hingis defeated   Venus Williams 6–0, 6–4

  • It was Hingis' 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Yevgeny Kafelnikov /   Daniel Vacek defeated   Jonas Björkman /   Nicklas Kulti 7–6(10–8), 6–3

  • It was Kafelnikov's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title. It was Vacek's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Lindsay Davenport /   Jana Novotná defeated   Gigi Fernández /   Natasha Zvereva 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Davenport's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Novotná's 13th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Manon Bollegraf /   Rick Leach defeated   Mercedes Paz /   Pablo Albano 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)

  • It was Bollegraf's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Leach's 8th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last US Open title.


Boys' SinglesEdit

  Arnaud Di Pasquale defeated   Wesley Whitehouse 6–7, 6–4, 6–1

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Cara Black defeated   Kildine Chevalier 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–3

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Fernando González /   Nicolás Massú defeated   Jean-René Lisnard /   Michaël Llodra 6–4, 6–4

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Marissa Irvin /   Alexandra Stevenson defeated   Cara Black /   Irina Selyutina 6–2, 7–6

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Preceded by
1997 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1998 Australian Open