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1997 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Martina Hingis defeated Jana Novotná in the final, 2–6, 6–3, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1997 Wimbledon Championships.[1] At 16 years and 278 days old, Hingis became the youngest person to win the Wimbledon singles title since Lottie Dod in 1887. Steffi Graf was the two-time defending champion, but did not compete due to injury.

Women's Singles
1997 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Runner-upCzech Republic Jana Novotná
Final score2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Details
Draw128 (8Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

01.     Martina Hingis (Champion)
02.     Monica Seles (Third round)
03.     Jana Novotná (Final)
04.     Iva Majoli (Quarterfinals)
05.     Lindsay Davenport (Second round)
06.     Amanda Coetzer (Second round)
07.     Anke Huber (Third round)
08.     Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Semifinals)
09.     Mary Pierce (Fourth round)
10.     Conchita Martínez (Third round)
11.     Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth round)
12.     Irina Spîrlea (Fourth round)
13.     Kimberly Po (First round)
14.     Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Third round)
15.     Ruxandra Dragomir (First round)
16.     Barbara Paulus (Second round)

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

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
  Denisa Chládková 3 2
1   Martina Hingis 6 6
  Anna Kournikova 3 2
4   Iva Majoli 614
  Anna Kournikova 77 6
1   Martina Hingis 2 6 6
3   Jana Novotná 6 3 3
3   Jana Novotná 6 6
  Yayuk Basuki 3 3
3   Jana Novotná 6 6
8   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 2
8   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 7
  Nathalie Tauziat 2 5

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Hingis 6 6
Q   A Kremer 4 4 1   M Hingis 6 6
  P Begerow 3 3   O Barabanschikova 2 2
  O Barabanschikova 6 6 1   M Hingis 6 6
  E Martincová 4 2   N Arendt 1 3
  L Raymond 6 6   L Raymond 6 4 3
  N Arendt 6 6   N Arendt 1 6 6
  P Langrová 2 0 1   M Hingis 6 6
Q   L Golarsa 6 4 6   S Appelmans 1 3
  A Dechaume-Balleret 1 6 3 Q   L Golarsa 2 0
  S Appelmans 6 3 6   S Appelmans 6 6
  R Simpson 2 6 0   S Appelmans 6 6
  S Cacic 5 4 14   B Schultz-McCarthy 2 3
  A Frazier 7 6   A Frazier 633
  S Farina 6 3 2 14   B Schultz-McCarthy 77 6
14   B Schultz-McCarthy 4 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   R Dragomir 7 2 8
  A Glass 5 6 10   A Glass 1r
  A Ellwood 5 1 Q   M Vento 2
Q   M Vento 7 6 Q   M Vento 6 7
  G Helgeson-Nielsen 6 6   M Maleeva 2 5
WC   L Ahl 2 4   G Helgeson-Nielsen 5 5
  M Maleeva 6 6   M Maleeva 7 7
WC   J Pullin 1 3 Q   M Vento 1 3
  K Studeníková 3 6 3   D Chládková 6 6
Q   N Pratt 6 4 6 Q   N Pratt 4 5
  R Zrubáková 6 7   R Zrubáková 6 7
Q   N Feber 1 5   R Zrubáková 77 3 6
  D Chládková 77 6   D Chládková 636 8
  S Kleinová 654   D Chládková 7 6
  T Whitlinger-Jones 7 2 2 5   L Davenport 5 2
5   L Davenport 5 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   I Majoli 2 6 6
  M Díaz Oliva 6 0 3 4   I Majoli 6 6
  M Maruska 77 6   M Maruska 3 3
  A Gerši 642 4   I Majoli 4 77 6
Q   K Cross 6 6 Q   K Cross 6 624
  L Wild 4 2 Q   K Cross 6 6
  F Perfetti 4 4   M Sánchez Lorenzo 4 0
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 6 4   I Majoli 686 9
WC   G Fernández 77 6 12   I Spîrlea 710 1 7
  M Oremans 653 WC   G Fernández 6 4 6
  N Dechy 666 6   N Dechy 3 6 3
  L Courtois 78 1 2 WC   G Fernández 3 1
  E Makarova 6 4 6 12   I Spîrlea 6 6
  T Panova 4 6 3   E Makarova 6 1 8
  H Nagyová 1 0 12   I Spîrlea 4 6 10
12   I Spîrlea 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   C Martínez 6 6
  K Habšudová 1 2 10   C Martínez 6 6
  Y Yoshida 6 6   Y Yoshida 0 0
  R Hiraki 2 3 10   C Martínez 4 2
  H Suková 77 6   H Suková 6 6
WC   S-A Siddall 641   H Suková 6 6
  S-t Wang 6 2 7   S-t Wang 0 3
  L McNeil 1 6 5   H Suková 6 2 3
  C Rubin 1 1   A Kournikova 2 6 6
  A Kournikova 6 6   A Kournikova 4 79 6
  A-G Sidot 664   B Rittner 6 673
  B Rittner 78 6   A Kournikova 3 6 6
  J Kruger 77 6 7   A Huber 6 4 4
  S Devillé 633   J Kruger 2 0
Q   H Inoue 3 3 7   A Huber 6 6
7   A Huber 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   A Coetzer 712 6
  A Fusai 6101 6   A Coetzer 2 1
  M Saeki 2 6 2   P Hy-Boulais 6 6
  P Hy-Boulais 6 1 6   P Hy-Boulais 6 6
  V Williams 6 2 4   M Grzybowska 4 1
  M Grzybowska 4 6 6   M Grzybowska 4 6 6
  B Schett 2 6 6   B Schett 6 3 2
  Å Carlsson 6 3 0   P Hy-Boulais 0 62
  A Sugiyama 3 0   Y Basuki 6 77
  Y Basuki 6 6   Y Basuki 6 6
  M Tu 0 3   I Gorrochategui 2 0
  I Gorrochategui 6 6   Y Basuki 6 6
  L Neiland 5 2   N Kijimuta 3 2
  N Kijimuta 7 6   N Kijimuta 5 6 6
  K Boogert 3 6 3 16   B Paulus 7 3 3
16   B Paulus 6 1 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   MJ Fernández 6 6
  N van Lottum 2 2 11   MJ Fernández 6 6
  A Olsza 3 6 6   A Olsza 4 0
  L Němečková 6 1 2 11   MJ Fernández 6 6
  N Sawamatsu 6 6   T Tanasugarn 2 4
WC   S Smith 1 3   N Sawamatsu 2 2
  L Richterová 3 1   T Tanasugarn 6 6
  T Tanasugarn 6 6 11   MJ Fernández 7 4 5
  M Endo 3 3 3   J Novotná 5 6 7
  G León García 6 6   G León García 3 6 6
  C Torrens Valero 1 6 6   C Torrens Valero 6 2 3
  G Pizzichini 6 3 4   G León García 4 2
  N Zvereva 2 2 3   J Novotná 6 6
  E Likhovtseva 6 6   E Likhovtseva 1 6 4
  W Probst 4 6 0 3   J Novotná 6 4 6
3   J Novotná 6 4 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
WC   C Wood 0 0 8   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  E Gagliardi 3 7 6   E Gagliardi 4 2
  C Cristea 6 5 1 8   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  F Labat 6 6   F Labat 1 2
  R Grande 4 4   F Labat 6 6
  E Callens 6 6   E Callens 2 3
  P Suárez 4 2 8   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  F Lubiani 3 6 1 9   M Pierce 1 3
  S Pitkowski 6 4 6   S Pitkowski 2 0
  J Watanabe 3 1   M Serna 6 6
  M Serna 6 6   M Serna 4 3
  V Ruano Pascual 6 6 9   M Pierce 6 6
  S Dopfer 2 2   V Ruano Pascual 0 6 3
  D Van Roost 3 4 9   M Pierce 6 2 6
9   M Pierce 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   K Po 6 5 2
  K-A Guse 3 7 6   K-A Guse 0 3
  N Tauziat 6 6   N Tauziat 6 6
LL   N Miyagi 3 4   N Tauziat 3 6 6
WC   L Woodroffe 6 6   J Wiesner 6 3 2
  P Schnyder 4 4 WC   L Woodroffe 2 3
  J Wiesner 7 6   J Wiesner 6 6
  J Kandarr 5 2   N Tauziat 4 7 12
  C Morariu 6 6   S Testud 6 5 10
WC   C Taylor 2 1   C Morariu 77 3 1
Q   M Schnitzer 3 0   S Testud 656 6
  S Testud 6 6   S Testud 0 6 8
  A Grossman 2 65 2   M Seles 6 4 6
  K Brandi 6 77   K Brandi 7 3 3
  R McQuillan 0 2 2   M Seles 5 6 6
2   M Seles 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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