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1997 French Open – Women's Singles

1997 French Open
Champion   Iva Majoli
Runner-up   Martina Hingis
Final score   6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1996 1998 > 

Steffi Graf was the defending champion, but she was knocked out in the quarterfinals by Amanda Coetzer.

Iva Majoli won the title, defeating World No. 1 Martina Hingis in the final, 6–4, 6–2.

This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam in which Venus Williams competed in the main draw.[1]

Seeds

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

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Martina Hingis 6 6    
6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 2 2    
  1   Martina Hingis 62 7 6  
  3   Monica Seles 77 5 4  
3   Monica Seles 3 6 7
  12   Mary Joe Fernández 6 2 5  
    1   Martina Hingis 4 2  
  9   Iva Majoli 6 6  
  9   Iva Majoli 6 5 6  
    Ruxandra Dragomir 3 7 2  
  9   Iva Majoli 6 4 7
  11   Amanda Coetzer 3 6 5  
11   Amanda Coetzer 6 6  
  2   Steffi Graf 1 4    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   M Hingis 6 6    
  H Nagyová 0 2       1   M Hingis 3 6 6  
Q   S Cacic 65 5       G Pizzichini 6 4 1  
  G Pizzichini 77 7         1   M Hingis 6 6    
  R Zrubáková 3 2           A Kournikova 1 3    
  A Kournikova 6 6         A Kournikova 6 6  
  M Endo 65 64       A-M Cecchini 2 2    
  A-M Cecchini 77 77         1   M Hingis 6 0 6
  S Farina 6 1 6       16   B Paulus 3 6 0
  J Wiesner 2 6 0       S Farina 6 6    
  M Grzybowska 6 3 4     P Begerow 4 2    
  P Begerow 3 6 6         S Farina 4 1  
  Wang S-t 6 7         16   B Paulus 6 6    
  S De Ville 3 5         Wang S-t 2 2  
  T Whitlinger-Jones 0 1     16   B Paulus 6 6    
16   B Paulus 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
14   B Schultz-McCarthy 6 7    
  L Cenková 3 5       14   B Schultz-McCarthy 4 77 6  
  F Labat 7 6       F Labat 6 65 4  
  K Boogert 5 0         14   B Schultz-McCarthy 62 4    
WC   M Lamarre 6             N Zvereva 77 6    
  B Schett 1 r       WC   M Lamarre 4 5  
  M Tu 3 6 4     N Zvereva 6 7    
  N Zvereva 6 3 6         N Zvereva 4 2  
  B Rittner 0 r         6   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
  D Van Roost 3           D Van Roost 6 6    
  E Gagliardi 6 6       E Gagliardi 2 0    
  K Brandi 3 4           D Van Roost 0 3  
  E Pampoulova 7 4 1       6   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  A Sugiyama 5 6 6       A Sugiyama 3 1  
WC   K Jagieniak 0 2     6   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
6   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3   M Seles 6 6    
  M Saeki 0 3       3   M Seles 6 7    
  S Pitkowski 77 6       S Pitkowski 3 5    
  F Lubiani 62 2         3   M Seles 6 6    
  N Sawamatsu 2 77 5         N Tauziat 0 1    
  V Williams 6 62 7       V Williams 7 3 5
  N Tauziat 6 6       N Tauziat 5 6 7  
  R Simpson 3 2         3   M Seles 6 7  
  S Testud 6 6         10   M Pierce 4 5  
Q   Park S-h 0 4         S Testud 6 6    
  W Probst 3 4       C Cristea 0 4    
  C Cristea 6 6           S Testud 1 3  
  P Hy-Boulais 66 6 11       10   M Pierce 6 6    
  N Dechy 78 4 9       P Hy-Boulais 1 3  
  T Panova 2 6 4   10   M Pierce 6 6    
10   M Pierce 6 4 6  

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12   M J Fernandez 6 6    
  L McNeil 2 3       12   M J Fernandez 6 6    
  A Glass 6 4 6     A Glass 1 0    
  E Callens 3 6 2       12   M J Fernandez 6 77    
  M Oremans 6 2 3         F Perfetti 3 64    
WC   L Ghirardi-Rubbi 2 6 6     WC   L Ghirardi-Rubbi 4 1  
  N Miyagi 63 6 0     F Perfetti 6 6    
  F Perfetti 77 2 6       12   M J Fernandez 64 6 6
  M Maleeva 6 5 3         L Raymond 77 2 2
  L Raymond 4 7 6       L Raymond 6 6    
  L Courtois 62 4       T Tanasugarn 1 1    
  T Tanasugarn 77 6           L Raymond 6 2 6
  Y Yoshida 6 6           K Po 4 6 1  
  R McQuillan 2 4         Y Yoshida 3 0  
  K Po 6 4 6     K Po 6 6    
8   A Huber 3 6 3  

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5   L Davenport 6 6    
Q   J Kruger 2 3       5   L Davenport 6 6    
  E Makarova 6 6       E Makarova 1 1    
  A Dechaume-Balleret 4 2         5   L Davenport 4 6 9  
  M Maruska 3 3           P Schnyder 6 3 7  
  P Schnyder 6 6         P Schnyder 6 2  
  K Studeniková 6 6       K Studeniková 0 0 r  
  P Langrová 2 2         5   L Davenport 7 4 2
  A-G Sidot 2 5         9   I Majoli 5 6 6
  L Neiland 6 7         L Neiland 4 4    
  A Gerši 3 0       A Grossman 6 6    
  A Grossman 6 6           A Grossman 1 6 1
  L Richterová 5 0 r       9   I Majoli 6 4 6  
  A Fusai 7 3         A Fusai 2 3  
  S Kleinová 5 4     9   I Majoli 6 6    
9   I Majoli 7 6    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15   K Habšudová 6 6    
  O Barabanschikova 3 3       15   K Habšudová 6 6    
  L Němečková 4 3       E Likhovtseva 2 2    
  E Likhovtseva 6 6         15   K Habšudová 3 2    
  Å Carlsson 4 6 1         R Dragomir 6 6    
  Y Basuki 6 4 6       Y Basuki 5 6 6
  R Dragomir 6 6       R Dragomir 7 4 8  
Q   S Jeyaseelan 3 2           R Dragomir 6 6  
  R Hiraki 2 1           N Arendt 1 1  
  N Arendt 6 6         N Arendt 6 6    
Q   L Golarsa 4 7 12   Q   L Golarsa 2 2    
  N van Lottum 6 5 10         N Arendt 3 6 6
  J Kandarr 77 6         4   J Novotná 6 4 4  
  G León García 61 3         J Kandarr 4 0  
  C Torrens Valero 3 2     4   J Novotná 6 6    
4   J Novotná 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7   C Martínez 4 6 6  
WC   É Loit 6 2 3     7   C Martínez 6 6    
  C Rubin 77 7       C Rubin 3 0    
  M Díaz-Oliva 65 5         7   C Martínez 6 6    
WC   C Dhenin 67 6 6       WC   C Dhenin 2 1    
  S Appelmans 79 2 1     WC   C Dhenin 6 7  
  S Talaja 7 6       S Talaja 2 5    
Q   M Kochta 5 3         7   C Martínez 77 4 3
  M Babel 1 6 6       11   A Coetzer 64 6 6
Q   E Curutchet 6 4 2       M Babel 4 6 12  
  S Dopfer 3 4       H Suková 6 4 10  
  H Suková 6 6           M Babel 4 2  
  D Chládková 4 0         11   A Coetzer 6 6    
  A Frazier 6 6         A Frazier 65 4  
  R Grande 4 0     11   A Coetzer 77 6    
11   A Coetzer 6 6    

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13   I Spîrlea 6 6    
Q   J Lee 1 0       13   I Spîrlea 6 4 6  
  A Olsza 3 3       I Gorrochategui 4 6 2  
  I Gorrochategui 6 6         13   I Spîrlea 6 6    
  Á Montolio 0 0           V Ruano Pascual 1 1    
  V Ruano Pascual 6 6         V Ruano Pascual 6 6  
  A Ellwood 2 6 3   WC   A Cocheteux 4 2    
WC   A Cocheteux 6 3 6       13   I Spîrlea 77 2 2
  N Kijimuta 6 6         2   S Graf 64 6 6
WC   L Andretto 3 3         N Kijimuta 6 4 2  
  M Serna 77 6       M Serna 3 6 6  
  L Wild 64 0           M Serna 64 1  
WC   A Mauresmo 6 6         2   S Graf 77 6    
  J Watanabe 3 4       WC   A Mauresmo 3 3  
  P Suárez 1 4     2   S Graf 6 6    
2   S Graf 6 6    

References

  1. ^ Venus Williams - Makes Her Debut At French Open - Finals, Tournament, Tennis, and Little - JRank Articles

External links

  • 1997 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
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