World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1997 French Open – Men's Singles

Article Id: WHEBN0004013686
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1997 French Open – Men's Singles  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: 1997 French Open – Women's Singles, Leander Paes, Filip Dewulf, Mark Philippoussis, Wolfgang Schranz
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

1997 French Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1997 French Open
Champion Gustavo Kuerten
Runner-up Sergi Bruguera
Final score 6–3, 6–4, 6–2

Yevgeny Kafelnikov was the defending champion, but he was defeated by unseeded Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten (ranked no. 66) in the quarterfinals.

Kuerten went on to win the tournament and as well as his first ATP title, defeating Sergi Bruguera in the final. At the time, Kuerten was the second-lowest ranked player to win a Grand Slam and the first Brazilian. As a result, Kuerten moved up to number 15 in the rankings following his win.

Seeds

  1. Pete Sampras (Third round)
  2. Michael Chang (Fourth round)
  3. Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Quarterfinals)
  4. Goran Ivanišević (First round)
  5. Thomas Muster (Third round)
  6. Richard Krajicek (Third round)
  7. Marcelo Ríos (Fourth round)
  8. Àlex Corretja (Fourth round)
  9. Carlos Moyá (Second round)
  10. Félix Mantilla (Second round)
  11. Albert Costa (Third round)
  12. Alberto Berasategui (First round)
  13. Wayne Ferreira (Third round)
  14. Tim Henman (First round)
  15. Marc Rosset (Fourth round)
  16. Sergi Bruguera (Final)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
    Magnus Norman 2 77 4 3    
Q   Filip Dewulf 6 62 6 6    
  Q   Filip Dewulf 1 6 1 64    
    Gustavo Kuerten 6 3 6 77    
3   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2 7 6 0 4
    Gustavo Kuerten 6 5 2 6 6  
      Gustavo Kuerten 6 6 6    
  16  Sergi Bruguera 3 4 2    
    Patrick Rafter 6 77 6      
 Galo Blanco 3 63 3      
  Patrick Rafter 78 1 5 61  
  16  Sergi Bruguera 66 6 7 77    
  Hicham Arazi 6 3 2 2  
  16  Sergi Bruguera 4 6 6 6    

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 P Sampras 6 7 6
F Santoro 3 5 1 1 P Sampras 6 6 6
LL M Charpentier 6 4 77 1 3 F Clavet 1 2 2
F Clavet 3 6 62 6 6 1 P Sampras 2 4 6 4
G Rusedski 3 2 6 6 7 M Norman 6 6 2 6
M Norman 6 6 3 4 9 M Norman 6 6 3 6
L Paes 6 3 6 6 L Paes 3 2 6 3
G Stafford 4 6 3 2 M Norman 4 6 77 6
Q A Merinov 0 2 610 15 M Rosset 6 3 63 3
L Roux 6 6 712 L Roux 7 6 6
S Lareau 2 6 6 4 8 S Lareau 5 2 4
H Gumy 6 4 4 6 6 L Roux 3 7 2 3
J Stoltenberg 6 6 4 6 15 M Rosset 6 5 6 6
A Rădulescu 0 4 6 4 J Stoltenberg 2 3 4
D Hrbatý 5 6 62 4 15 M Rosset 6 6 6
15 M Rosset 7 3 77 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 C Moyá 6 6 5 6 6
Q A Martín 3 7 7 3 3 9 C Moyá 4 6 5 3
WC G Solvès 5 1 3 Q A Portas 6 4 7 6
Q A Portas 7 6 6 Q A Portas 3 65 6 78 6
Q C Caratti 3 3 1 Q F Dewulf 6 77 4 66 8
Q F Dewulf 6 6 6 Q F Dewulf 6 6 3 1 6
F Meligeni 6 63 6 7 F Meligeni 4 2 6 6 3
J Frana 4 77 4 5 Q F Dewulf 5 6 6 7
WC S Huet 7 6 5 3 4 8 À Corretja 7 1 4 5
WC T Champion 5 4 7 6 6 WC T Champion 6 6 6
Q R Delgado 2 77 7 6 Q R Delgado 2 3 3
S Schalken 6 62 5 4 WC T Champion 1 0 r
D Prinosil 4 4 6 6 4 8 À Corretja 6 3
Q J Knippschild 6 6 3 4 6 Q J Knippschild 6 1 1 68
K Alami 3 4 1 8 À Corretja 4 6 6 710
8 À Corretja 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
M Damm 2 4 4 3 Y Kafelnikov 7 6 6
G Raoux 6 6 6 G Raoux 5 3 4
V Spadea 2 0 1 3 Y Kafelnikov 7 6 63 1 6
Q W Schranz 4 2 3 C Pioline 5 4 77 6 4
Q G Etlis 6 6 6 Q G Etlis 6 3 3 63
O Gross 4 4 6 5 C Pioline 2 6 6 77
C Pioline 6 6 3 7 3 Y Kafelnikov 6 6 7
Q S Navarro 1 6 6 62 6 M Philippoussis 2 3 5
M A Gorriz 6 4 2 77 1 Q S Navarro 1 77 1 2
WC S Grosjean 3 6 4 4 J Siemerink 6 61 6 6
J Siemerink 6 4 6 6 J Siemerink 4 4 2
N Kulti 2 6 6 4 4 M Philippoussis 6 6 6
M Philippoussis 6 4 3 6 6 M Philippoussis 6 3 6 6
WC O Delaître 6 2 1 6 6 WC O Delaître 4 6 1 4
14 T Henman 2 6 6 2 4

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 A Berasategui 4 6 6 2 1r
A Medvedev 6 4 2 6 2 A Medvedev 6 6 6
C Ruud 7 4 1 1 r J A Viloca 4 3 4
J A Viloca 5 6 6 4 A Medvedev 77 6 6
J Stark 6 77 77 WC N Escudé 62 4 3
M Zabaleta 4 62 65 J Stark 4 2 2
T Johansson 3 6 5 63 WC N Escudé 6 6 6
WC N Escudé 6 2 7 77 A Medvedev 7 1 2 6 5
G Kuerten 6 7 6 G Kuerten 5 6 6 1 7
S Doseděl 0 5 1 G Kuerten 6 6 4 7
J Björkman 6 6 1 6 J Björkman 4 2 6 5
R Reneberg 2 1 6 2 G Kuerten 63 6 6 3 6
M Filippini 6 2 7 67 4 5 T Muster 77 1 3 6 4
J Tarango 4 6 5 79 6 J Tarango 5 6 2 1
M-K Goellner 6 64 2 77 4 5 T Muster 7 1 6 6
5 T Muster 4 77 6 62 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 R Krajicek 77 6 6
S Draper 63 2 1 6 R Krajicek 6 3 6 6
B Ulihrach 6 6 6 B Ulihrach 2 6 2 3
N Kiefer 3 3 3 6 R Krajicek 3 6 4 2
P Fredriksson 3 78 0 6 2 P Rafter 6 4 6 6
WC F Fontang 6 66 6 4 6 WC F Fontang 3 4 3
A Gaudenzi 6 63 3 4 P Rafter 6 6 6
P Rafter 3 77 6 6 P Rafter 6 5 6 6
M Woodforde 5 78 610 6 8 M Woodforde 2 7 1 2
J Sánchez 7 66 712 4 6 M Woodforde 77 6 7
D Nestor 1 1 6 2 AV Volkov 65 3 5
AV Volkov 6 6 3 6 M Woodforde 6 77 6
A Pavel 6 7 6 11 A Costa 4 62 3
A O'Brien 4 5 0 A Pavel 1 6 6 3 4
A Voinea 4 5 4 11 A Costa 6 4 0 6 6
11 A Costa 6 7 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 W Ferreira 61 77 61 6 6
M Tillström 77 63 77 3 1 13 W Ferreira 77 4 6 2 6
E Benfele Álvarez 7 63 3 5 R Carretero 64 6 1 6 4
R Carretero 5 77 6 7 13 W Ferreira w/o
D Flach 4 0 1 P Korda
C Costa 6 6 6 C Costa 3 5 4
Q J Burillo 4 0 64 P Korda 6 7 6
P Korda 6 6 77 P Korda 6 1 5 4
D Vacek 4 2 3 G Blanco 1 6 7 6
C Woodruff 6 6 6 C Woodruff 6 5 3 6 6
LL F Fetterlein 4 1 2 Q N Lapentti 4 7 6 4 1
Q N Lapentti 6 6 6 C Woodruff 66 3 62
N Godwin 3 2 6 5 G Blanco 78 6 77
G Blanco 6 6 1 7 G Blanco 6 4 6 77
M Gustafsson 4 6 77 6 M Gustafsson 4 6 4 61
4 G Ivanišević 6 3 63 3

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 M Ríos 6 5 4 6 6
Q W Black 4 7 6 2 1 7 M Ríos 63 60 6 77 6
F Squillari 6 3 3 3 B Black 77 77 4 64 0
B Black 1 6 6 6 7 M Ríos 78 6 6
A Boetsch 6 6 6 A Boetsch 66 3 4
K Kučera 1 1 4 A Boetsch 6 6 6
M Ondruska 77 6 6 M Ondruska 3 2 1
Q M Pastura 63 2 1 7 M Ríos 2 1 7 64
K Carlsen 66 6 4 0 H Arazi 6 6 5 77
T Woodbridge 78 4 6 6 T Woodbridge 4 5 2
H Dreekmann 3 4 2 H Arazi 6 7 6
H Arazi 6 6 6 H Arazi 6 6 7
J Courier 1 2 6 6 4 M Larsson 2 3 5
M Larsson 6 6 4 1 6 M Larsson 6 6 3 6
R Fromberg 3 2 2 10 F Mantilla 2 4 6 3
10 F Mantilla 6 6 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 S Bruguera 6 0 6 6
J Van Herck 3 6 2 0 16 S Bruguera 6 6 6
P Haarhuis 2 4 7 4 D van Scheppingen 2 3 3
D van Scheppingen 6 6 5 6 16 S Bruguera 6 6 6
S Sargsian 2 5 3 Q D Norman 3 1 3
Q D Norman 6 7 6 Q D Norman 5 6 77 6
S Stolle 7 6 4 6 S Stolle 7 4 62 3
R Furlan 5 1 6 3 16 S Bruguera 3 6 6 6
LL J Krocskó 7 6 4 77 2 M Chang 6 4 3 4
J Krošlák 5 3 6 65 LL J Krocskó 3 3 63
G Schaller 6 4 6 4 2 S Simian 6 6 77
S Simian 2 6 4 6 6 S Simian 1 2 r
WC A Clément 1 2 3 2 M Chang 6 5
J Golmard 6 6 6 J Golmard 2 3 6 2
Q R Gilbert 2 3 2 2 M Chang 6 6 3 6
2 M Chang 6 6 6

External links

  • 1997 French Open Men's Singles draw – Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.