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1997 WTA Tour

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Edition  27th
Most tournament titles  Martina Hingis (12)
Start date  1997
Tournament  51
Tournaments  51
Most tournament finals  Martina Hingis (13)
Player of the year  Martina Hingis
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Duration  December 30, 1996 - November 24, 1997
Categories  Grand Slam (4) WTA Championships WTA Tier I (9) WTA Tier II (15) WTA Tier III (11) WTA Tier IV (11)
Similar  1999 WTA Tour, 1995 WTA Tour, 1996 WTA Tour, 2000 WTA Tour, 2001 WTA Tour

The WTA Tour is the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The WTA Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the WTA Tour Championships and the WTA Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV events. ITF tournaments are not part of the WTA Tour, although they award points for the WTA World Ranking.

Contents

Schedule

The table below shows the 1997 WTA Tour schedule.

Key

Statistical Information

List of players and titles won, last name alphabetically:

  • Martina Hingis - Sydney, Australian Open, Tokyo (Tier I), Paris, Miami, Hilton Head, Wimbledon, Stanford, San Diego, US Open, Filderstadt, Philadelphia (12)
  • Lindsay Davenport - Oklahoma City, Indian Wells, Amelia Island, Atlanta, Zurich, Chicago (6)
  • Jana Novotná - Madrid, Leipzig, Moscow, Season-Ending Championships (4)
  • Iva Majoli - Hanover, Hamburg, French Open (3)
  • Monica Seles - Los Angeles, Toronto, Tokyo (Tier II) (3)
  • Amanda Coetzer - Budapest, Luxembourg (2)
  • Dominique Van Roost - Hobart, Surabaya (2)
  • Ruxandra Dragomir - Rosmalen (1)
  • Mary Joe Fernandez - Berlin (1)
  • Steffi Graf - Strasbourg (1)
  • Joannette Kruger - Prague (1)
  • Elena Likhovtseva - Hope Island (1)
  • Mirjana Lučić - Bol (1)
  • Marion Maruska - Auckland (1)
  • Henrieta Nagyová - Pattaya (1)
  • Barbara Paulus - Warsaw (1)
  • Mary Pierce - Rome (1)
  • Virginia Ruano Pascual - Cardiff (1)
  • Chanda Rubin - Linz (1)
  • Naoko Sawamatsu - Jakarta (1)
  • Barbara Schett - Maria Lankowitz (1)
  • Brenda Schultz-McCarthy - Quebec City (1)
  • Ai Sugiyama - Tokyo (Tier III)
  • Nathalie Tauziat - Birmingham (1)
  • Sandrine Testud - Palermo (1)
  • The following players won their first title:

  • Marion Maruska - Auckland
  • Chanda Rubin - Linz
  • Ai Sugiyama - Tokyo (Tier III)
  • Mirjana Lučić - Bol
  • Virginia Ruano Pascual - Cardiff
  • Sandrine Testud - Palermo
  • List of titles won by country:

  • Switzerland 12 - Sydney, Australian Open, Tokyo (Tier I), Paris, Miami, Hilton Head, Wimbledon, Stanford, San Diego, US Open, Filderstadt, Philadelphia
  • USA 11 - Linz, Oklahoma City, Indian Wells, Amelia Island, Berlin, Los Angeles, Toronto, Atlanta, Tokyo (Tier II), Zurich, Chicago
  • Croatia 4 - Hanover, Hamburg, Bol, French Open
  • Czech Republic 4 - Madrid, Leipzig, Moscow, Season-Ending Championships
  • Austria 3 - Auckland, Warsaw, Maria Lankowitz
  • France 3 - Rome, Birmingham, Palermo
  • South Africa 3 - Budapest, Prague, Luxembourg
  • Belgium 2 - Hobart, Surabaya
  • Japan 2 - Tokyo (Tier III), Jakarta
  • Germany 1 - Strasbourg
  • Kazakhstan 1 - Hope Island
  • Netherlands 1 - Quebec City
  • Romania 1 - Rosmalen
  • Slovakia 1 - Pattaya
  • Spain 1 - Cardiff
  • Rankings

    Below are the 1997 WTA year-end rankings in both singles and doubles competition:

    References

    1997 WTA Tour Wikipedia


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