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1997 US Open – Men's Singles

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1997 US Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1997 US Open
Champion Patrick Rafter
Runner-up Greg Rusedski
Final score 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5

Pete Sampras was the two-time defending champion, but he was upset in the fourth round by Petr Korda.

Patrick Rafter won his maiden Grand Slam title, defeating unseeded Greg Rusedski, also in his first Grand Slam final, with a score of 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5.[1]

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Top Half 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
    • Bottom Half 2.4
      • Section 5 2.4.1
      • Section 6 2.4.2
      • Section 7 2.4.3
      • Section 8 2.4.4
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Seeds

  1. Pete Sampras (Fourth Round)
  2. Michael Chang (Semifinals)
  3. Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Second Round)
  4. Goran Ivanišević (First Round)
  5. Thomas Muster (First Round)
  6. Àlex Corretja (Third Round)
  7. Sergi Bruguera (Fourth Round)
  8. Carlos Moyà (First Round)
  9. Gustavo Kuerten (Third Round)
  10. Marcelo Ríos (Quarterfinals)
  11. Thomas Enqvist (Withdrew)
  12. Félix Mantilla (Fourth Round)
  13. Patrick Rafter (Champion)
  14. Mark Philippoussis (Third Round)
  15. Petr Korda (Quarterfinals)
  16. Albert Costa (First Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  15   Petr Korda 63 2 0 r    
  Jonas Björkman 77 6 1      
    Jonas Björkman 1 6 6 3 5  
    Greg Rusedski 6 3 3 6 7  
  Greg Rusedski 7 77 78    
    Richard Krajicek 5 65 66      
      Greg Rusedski 3 2 6 5  
  13   Patrick Rafter 6 6 4 7  
    Magnus Larsson 64 4 2      
13   Patrick Rafter 77 6 6      
13   Patrick Rafter 6 6 6    
  2   Michael Chang 3 3 4      
10   Marcelo Ríos 5 2 6 6 3
  2   Michael Chang 7 6 4 4 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 P Sampras 6 6 6
Q T Larkham 3 1 3 1 P Sampras 7 6 6
Q P Baur 4 3 6 6 6 Q P Baur 5 4 3
Q J Oncins 6 6 4 3 3 1 P Sampras 6 6 6
R Fromberg 6 6 68 6 A Rădulescu 3 4 4
P McEnroe 2 2 710 3 R Fromberg 6 4 3 6 4
A Rădulescu 3 6 77 6 A Rădulescu 3 6 6 3 6
Q O Ogorodov 6 4 65 1 1 P Sampras 77 5 62 6 63
J A Viloca 6 2 1 2 15 P Korda 64 7 77 3 77
B Steven 4 6 6 6 B Steven 4 4 6 64
Q T Ho 3 4 77 4 M Damm 6 6 3 77
M Damm 6 6 65 6 M Damm 6 3 4 5
M Martelli 6 77 6 15 P Korda 4 6 6 7
H Dreekmann 1 65 3 M Martelli 3 64 65
V Spadea 6 5 61 4 15 P Korda 6 77 77
15 P Korda 2 7 77 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 G Kuerten 6 3 64 6 6
Q G Grant 4 6 77 2 3 9 G Kuerten 6 6 6
D van Scheppingen 4 3 4 S Schalken 4 4 2
S Schalken 6 6 6 9 G Kuerten 3 1 5
F Clavet 2 4 4 J Björkman 6 6 7
J Björkman 6 6 6 J Björkman 7 6 6
T Martin 3 6 6 6 T Martin 5 4 0
J Courier 6 3 4 2 J Björkman 6 6 1 78
J Novák 5 6 711 6 S Draper 3 3 6 66
D Sanguinetti 7 2 69 2 J Novák 5 64 6 3
WC J-M Gambill 4 3 611 S Draper 7 77 3 6
S Draper 6 6 713 S Draper 78 3 2 6 6
D Prinosil 4 2 5 J Tarango 66 6 6 4 4
J Tarango 6 6 7 J Tarango 6 66 63 6 6
G Raoux 6 77 6 G Raoux 4 78 77 2 4
8 C Moyà 4 62 2

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 G Ivanišević 6 5 1 63
D Pescariu 4 7 6 77 D Pescariu 3 5 1
J Knippschild 7 5 6 65 6 J Knippschild 6 7 6
S Doseděl 5 7 4 77 4 J Knippschild 65 3 1
F Santoro 7 4 6 2 3 G Rusedski 77 6 6
M Ondruska 5 6 4 6 6 M Ondruska 63 4 1
G Rusedski 6 6 6 G Rusedski 77 6 6
WC D Wheaton 2 3 3 G Rusedski 77 6 6
Q L Tieleman 6 4 6 3 2 D Vacek 62 2 2
D Vacek 4 6 1 6 6 D Vacek 4 77 6 6
Q M Sell 6 3 6 7 Q M Sell 6 65 1 2
WC C Mamiit 3 6 4 5 D Vacek 77 7 6
J Golmard 6 1 77 4 7 14 M Philippoussis 64 5 2
H Arazi 4 6 64 6 5 J Golmard 65 2 0 r
K Alami 3 4 6 4 14 M Philippoussis 77 6 1
14 M Philippoussis 6 6 3 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 F Mantilla 77 6 6
J Stoltenberg 64 3 2 12 F Mantilla 7 6 6
J Sánchez 7 6 7 J Sánchez 5 4 2
A Portas 5 2 5 12 F Mantilla 61 6 4 77 6
Q J van Lottum 6 6 2 6 Q J van Lottum 77 2 6 65 2
R Reneberg 1 4 6 4 Q J van Lottum 6 6 6
J Van Herck 6 4 77 77 J Van Herck 3 4 4
F Dewulf 4 6 63 65 12 F Mantilla 5 3 4
M Filippini 6 6 6 R Krajicek 7 6 6
A O'Brien 2 4 4 M Filippini 64 2 5
Q B Black 4 2 2 R Krajicek 77 6 7
R Krajicek 6 6 6 R Krajicek
WC R Rake 2 3 2 6 À Corretja w/o
B Ulihrach 6 6 6 B Ulihrach 5 4 6 4
M Rosset 6 3 2 2 6 À Corretja 7 6 3 6
6 À Corretja 4 6 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 T Muster 3 63 6 4
T Henman 6 77 4 6 T Henman 3 2 4
A Berasategui 77 6 3 1 3 W Ferreira 6 6 6
W Ferreira 60 2 6 6 6 W Ferreira 5 77 6 6
J Gimelstob 79 63 6 6 J Gimelstob 7 63 3 0
Q D Nestor 67 77 3 2 J Gimelstob 6 3 77 4 6
J Stark 3 2 5 M Gustafsson 3 6 64 6 1
M Gustafsson 6 6 7 W Ferreira 3 65 3
C Ruud 6 4 1 6 6 M Larsson 6 77 6
M-K Goellner 4 6 6 4 3 C Ruud 3 4 3
F Meligeni 6 6 6 F Meligeni 6 6 6
Q J Szymanski 2 2 1 F Meligeni 2 4 3
J Siemerink 4 2 3 M Larsson 6 6 6
N Larsson 6 6 6 M Larsson 6 6 77
WC M Joyce 65 6 3 1 LL N Escudé 4 2 63
LL N Escudé 77 4 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 P Rafter 6 6 7
A Medvedev 3 4 5 13 P Rafter 6 6 6
K Kučera 77 4 2 3 M Norman 2 1 2
M Norman 65 6 6 6 13 P Rafter 6 6 6
P Haarhuis 78 6 65 63 6 L Roux 1 1 2
G Blanco 66 0 77 77 3 P Haarhuis 65 3 77 77 4
G Schaller 6 6 3 2 1 L Roux 77 6 65 63 6
L Roux 4 0 6 6 6 13 P Rafter 6 77 4 6
R Furlan 77 65 4 77 3 A Agassi 3 64 6 3
A Voinea 62 77 6 64 6 A Voinea 0 2 2
WC S Campbell 1 1 6 3 A Agassi 6 6 6
A Agassi 6 6 4 6 A Agassi 6 6 6
M Woodforde 77 6 6 M Woodforde 2 2 4
B Black 63 3 2 M Woodforde 6 6 77
Q C Caratti 2 4 64 3 Y Kafelnikov 3 4 64
3 Y Kafelnikov 6 6 77

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 S Bruguera 3 4 6 6 6
Q M Tebbutt 6 6 3 2 2 7 S Bruguera 6 6 77
G Stafford 6 6 6 G Stafford 4 2 63
E Benfele Álvarez 4 2 2 7 S Bruguera 6 6 5 3 6
H Gumy 66 6 69 6 6 H Gumy 1 4 7 6 4
D Hrbatý 78 3 711 3 2 H Gumy 7 6 6
T Woodbridge 77 6 4 6 T Woodbridge 5 4 2
J A Marín 63 3 6 1 7 S Bruguera 5 2 4
J Krošlák 3 77 6 6 10 M Ríos 7 6 6
A Volkov 6 64 0 1 J Krošlák 4 1 2
T Haas 6 6 2 6 T Haas 6 6 6
O Gross 3 4 6 4 T Haas 4 6 3 6 1
K Carlsen 6 6 6 10 M Ríos 6 3 6 1 6
Q T Ketola 2 3 1 K Carlsen 4 7 6 1 63
WC L Smith 1 1 4 10 M Ríos 6 5 3 6 77
10 M Ríos 6 6 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 A Costa 2 4 4
A Boetsch 6 6 6 A Boetsch 4 0 1 r
C Costa 1 5 4 L Paes 6 6 2
L Paes 6 7 6 L Paes 6 65 6 3 4
C Pioline 6 6 6 C Pioline 3 77 1 6 6
Q P Wessels 4 2 2 C Pioline 6 6 6
A Pavel 4 0 r N Lapentti 0 4 2
N Lapentti 6 5 C Pioline 3 6 7 5 1
J Alonso 6 6 0 4 4 2 M Chang 6 0 5 7 6
S Sargsian 2 0 6 6 6 S Sargsian
T Johansson 3 0 6 0 C Woodruff w/o
C Woodruff 6 6 3 6 S Sargsian 1 3 5
WC J Salzenstein 6 1 77 7 2 M Chang 6 6 7
M Tillström 4 6 65 5 WC J Salzenstein 6 2 3 4
P Fredriksson 3 4 2 2 M Chang 4 6 6 6
2 M Chang 6 6 6

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 464.  

External links

  • ATP – 1997 US Open Men's Singles draw
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