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1997 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Pete Sampras defeated Cédric Pioline in the final, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title for the fourth time at the 1997 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Richard Krajicek was the defending champion but lost in the fourth round to Tim Henman.

Men's Singles
1997 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
Runner-upFrance Cédric Pioline
Final score6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1996 · Wimbledon Championships · 1998 →

Former champions Pat Cash and Michael Stich made their respective final appearances in the main draw of a grand slam.

SeedsEdit

01.     Pete Sampras (Champion)
02.     Goran Ivanišević (Second round)
03.     Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Fourth round)
04.     Richard Krajicek (Fourth round)
05.     Michael Chang (First round)
06.     Thomas Muster (Withdrew)
07.     Mark Philippoussis (First round)
08.     Boris Becker (Quarterfinals)
09.     Marcelo Ríos (Fourth round)
10.     Carlos Moyá (Second round)
11.     Gustavo Kuerten (First round)
12.     Pat Rafter (Fourth round)
13.     Andriy Medvedev (Third round)
14.     Tim Henman (Quarterfinals)
15.     Wayne Ferreira (Third round)
16.     Petr Korda (Fourth round)
17.     Jonas Björkman (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Thomas Muster withdrew due to injury. He was replaced in the draw by the highest-ranked non-seeded player Jonas Björkman, who became the #17 seed.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Pete Sampras 6 656 6
8   Boris Becker 1 77 1 4
1   Pete Sampras 6 6 77
  Todd Woodbridge 2 1 63
  Nicolas Kiefer 676 0 4
  Todd Woodbridge 79 2 6 6
1   Pete Sampras 6 6 6
  Cédric Pioline 4 2 4
  Michael Stich 6 6 6
14   Tim Henman 3 2 4
  Michael Stich 77 2 1 7 4
  Cédric Pioline 626 6 5 6
  Greg Rusedski 4 6 4 3
  Cédric Pioline 6 4 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   P Sampras 6 6 6
  M Tillström 4 4 2 1   P Sampras 77 7 7
  H Dreekmann 6 6 6   H Dreekmann 625 5
  P Fredriksson 3 4 3 1   P Sampras 6 6 6
WC   D Sapsford 3 6 77 6   B Black 1 2 2
LL   N Pereira 6 2 653 WC   D Sapsford 2 5 2
  B Black 3 77 6 6   B Black 6 7 6
Q   P Cash 6 634 4 1   P Sampras 6 6 68616
  H Holm 654 64 16   P Korda 4 3 710 77 4
  A O'Brien 77 6 77   A O'Brien 6 6 6677
  N Godwin 7 77 6   N Godwin 3 3 78 65
Q   HJ Davids 5 623   A O'Brien 3 6 3 77 4
  M Rosset 7 6 6 16   P Korda 6 4 6 616
  K Kučera 5 2 3   M Rosset 3 0 68
  M Filippini 6 641 4 16   P Korda 6 6 710
16   P Korda 4 77 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   M Ríos 6 6 6
Q   M Bhupathi 4 4 3 9   M Ríos 6 6 6179
  D van Scheppingen 5 6 3 6 6   D van Scheppingen 2 3 77 67
  R Fromberg 7 4 6 1 4 9   M Ríos 77 6 656
  O Stanoytchev 6 6 3 1 3 Q   J van Lottum 643 77 4
Q   J van Lottum 3 2 6 6 6 Q   J van Lottum 6 6 6
  J Siemerink 77 77 4 4 4   R Furlan 3 3 3
  R Furlan 65646 6 6 9   M Ríos 2 2 65
  C Ruud 2 1 2 8   B Becker 6 6 77
  T Haas 6 6 6   T Haas 644 2
WC   M Petchey 6 6 6 WC   M Petchey 77 6 6
  J Krošlák 1 2 1 WC   M Petchey 3 3 2
  D Hrbatý 5 3 1 8   B Becker 6 6 6
  T Johansson 7 6 6   T Johansson 1 4 4
  M Górriz 3 2 3 8   B Becker 6 6 6
8   B Becker 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
  JA Marín 4 2 0 3   Y Kafelnikov 6 4 6 6
Q   M Tebbutt 6 6 4 5 12   J Sánchez 2 6 3 4
  J Sánchez 3 4 6 7 14 3   Y Kafelnikov 6 77 4 6
  N Kulti 77 6 6   J Stoltenberg 3 646 3
  M Sinner 632 3   N Kulti 2 6 2 3
Q   Ó Burrieza 3 4 3   J Stoltenberg 6 3 6 6
  J Stoltenberg 6 6 6 3   Y Kafelnikov 2 5 6 1
Q   J Salzenstein 656 6 4 7   N Kiefer 6 7 2 6
Q   P Baur 77 3 3 6 9 Q   P Baur 5 621
  A Volkov 4 4 2   N Kiefer 7 77 6
  N Kiefer 6 6 6   N Kiefer 6 6 626
  S Sargsian 77 6 6 13   A Medvedev 4 2 77 4
  J Van Herck 642 4   S Sargsian 1 4 5
  F Santoro 2 3 4 13   A Medvedev 6 6 7
13   A Medvedev 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   P Rafter 2 4 6 6 6
  G Stafford 6 6 3 2 2 12   P Rafter 6 4 6 6
Q   M McGuire 4 4 4   J Knippschild 3 6 3 0
  J Knippschild 6 6 6 12   P Rafter 7 6 4 6
Q   C Van Garsse 6 77 77 Q   C Van Garsse 5 4 6 3
WC   N Weal 1 6463 Q   C Van Garsse 6 6 6
  M Gustafsson 6 6 6   M Gustafsson 4 4 1
  V Spadea 2 1 3 12   P Rafter 77 4 663
  A Voinea 656 1 6 4   T Woodbridge 626 78 6
  A Rădulescu 77 3 6 3 6   A Rădulescu 6 7 6
  M Martelli 6 6 6   M Martelli 3 5 4
  B Karbacher 4 3 1   A Rădulescu 4 4 4
  S Schalken 6 5 0 1r   T Woodbridge 6 6 6
  M Ondruska 3 7 6 0   M Ondruska 5 1 63
  T Woodbridge 77 3 6 3 8   T Woodbridge 7 6 77
5   M Chang 656 2 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
17   J Björkman 656 7 3 4
WC   C Wilkinson 77 0 5 6 6 WC   C Wilkinson 7 7 2 4 1
  M Woodforde 6 7 6   M Woodforde 5 5 6 6 6
  L Paes 3 5 4   M Woodforde 6 6 6
Q   A Clément 2 77 7 6 Q   A Clément 2 3 3
WC   L Milligan 6 615 2 Q   A Clément 4 6 6 6
  N Marques 5 3 3 WC   M Lee 6 2 3 4
WC   M Lee 7 6 6   M Woodforde 4 77 3 5
  K Carlsen 77 6 4 1 2   M Stich 6 636 7
  E Benfele Álvarez 643 6 6 6   E Benfele Álvarez 4 4 4
  S Stolle 6 6 6   S Stolle 6 6 6
  C Woodruff 2 2 4   S Stolle 3 77 2 64
  M Stich 77 7 77   M Stich 6 656 77
  J Courier 605 62   M Stich 7 6 6
  J Gimelstob 6 6 4 1 6   J Gimelstob 5 1 1
11   G Kuerten 3 4 6 6 4

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   T Henman 713 6 6
  D Nestor 6111 4 14   T Henman 77 6 6
WC   J Delgado 4 2 77 2   J Golmard 643 3
  J Golmard 6 6 646 14   T Henman 676 6 4 14
  C Doseděl 77 3 4 5   P Haarhuis 79 3 2 6 12
Q   T Larkham 636 6 7 Q   T Larkham 6 3 1 2
  S Lareau 1 2 65   P Haarhuis 3 6 6 6
  P Haarhuis 6 6 77 14   T Henman 79 6777 6
  N Lapentti 5 1 3 4   R Krajicek 6779 654
  F Clavet 7 6 6   F Clavet 4 654
Q   D Rikl 6 6 6 Q   D Rikl 6 77 6
  D Vacek 1 3 3 Q   D Rikl 4 3 5
  A Pavel 6 4 2 6 6 4   R Krajicek 6 6 7
  F Dewulf 1 6 6 2 3   A Pavel 6 4 77 3 3
  M Craca 652 4 4   R Krajicek 3 6 646 6
4   R Krajicek 77 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   M Philippoussis 66663
  G Rusedski 78 78 6   G Rusedski 4 696 6 11
LL   S Huet 6577 3 6 3   J Stark 6 711 4 3 9
  J Stark 77 656 2 6   G Rusedski 6 6 6
WC   A Richardson 77 6 6 WC   A Richardson 3 4 4
Q   S Durán 653 3 WC   A Richardson 6 3 6 2 6
  JA Viloca 7 4 77 77   JA Viloca 3 6 4 6 2
  M-K Goellner 5 6 6565   G Rusedski 77 6 77
LL   B Ellwood 1 646 4   R Reneberg 624 64
  D Flach 6 77 3 6   D Flach 3 77 3 1
  G Raoux 6 6 6   G Raoux 6 656 6
  A Boetsch 3 4 1   G Raoux 5 77 673
  H Arazi 664 65   R Reneberg 7 6479 6
  R Reneberg 78 6 77   R Reneberg 6 6 6
LL   S Bryan 613 6 2 10   C Moyá 4 3 3
10   C Moyá 77 6 4 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   W Ferreira 653 6 6 7
  S Draper 77 6 4 0 5 15   W Ferreira 77 4 6 3 9
  J Tarango 6 5 604 Q   R Gilbert 656 3 6 7
Q   R Gilbert 3 7 77 6 15   W Ferreira 4 3 3
  J Frana 656 6 6   C Pioline 6 6 6
  M Damm 77 4 3 2   J Frana w/o
  M Charpentier 7 3 5 2   C Pioline
  C Pioline 5 6 7 6   C Pioline 3 6 6 7
  F Fetterlein 4 3 6 77 6   B Steven 6 3 4 5
  J Novák 6 6 4 634   F Fetterlein 6 5 3 2
  L Roux 2 2 60   B Steven 4 7 6 6
  B Steven 6 6 77   B Steven 656 6 6
  M Norman 78 6 6   M Norman 77 2 3 1
Q   L Herrera 661 4   M Norman 6 2 77 4 14
  D Pescariu 1 3 3 2   G Ivanišević 3 6 646 12
2   G Ivanišević 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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