1997 Italian Open (tennis)

1997 Italian Open

Date
May 5 – May 11 (women)
May 12 – May 19 (men)

Edition
54th

Surface
Clay/ Outdoor

Location
Rome, Italy

Venue
Foro Italico

Champions

Men’s Singles

Àlex Corretja

Women’s Singles

Mary Pierce

Men’s Doubles

Mark Knowles / Daniel Nestor

Women’s Doubles

Nicole Arendt / Manon Bollegraf

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The 1997 Italian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 54th edition of the Italian Open and was part of the ATP Super 9 of the 1997 ATP Tour and of Tier I of the 1997 WTA Tour. Both the men’s and women’s events were held at the Foro Italico in Rome in Italy. The women’s tournament was played from May 5 through May 11, 1997, and the men’s tournament was played from May 12 through May 19, 1997.

Contents

1 Champions

1.1 Men’s Singles
1.2 Women’s Singles
1.3 Men’s Doubles
1.4 Women’s Doubles

2 References
3 External links

Champions[edit]
Men’s Singles[edit]
Main article: 1997 Italian Open – Men’s Singles
Àlex Corretja defeated Marcelo Ríos 7–5, 7–5, 6–3

It was Corretja’s 3rd title of the year and the 5th of his career. It was his 1st Masters title.

Women’s Singles[edit]
Main article: 1997 Italian Open – Women’s Singles
Mary Pierce defeated Conchita Martínez 6–4, 6–0

It was Pierce’s 2nd title of the year and the 11th of her career. It was her 1st Tier I title.

Men’s Doubles[edit]
Main article: 1997 Italian Open – Men’s Doubles
Mark Knowles / Daniel Nestor defeated Byron Black / Alex O’Brien 6–3, 4–6, 7–5

It was Knowles’ 2nd title of the year and the 11th of his career. It was Nestor’s 2nd title of the year and the 8th of his career.

Women’s Doubles[edit]
Main article: 1997 Italian Open – Women’s Doubles
Nicole Arendt / Manon Bollegraf defeated Conchita Martínez / Patricia Tarabini 6–2, 6–4

It was Arendt’s 2nd title of the year and the 11th of her career. It was Bollegraf’s 3rd title of the year and the 26th of her career.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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