| 6–7, 6–3, 6–2|
| Lindsay Davenport
Mary Joe Fernández|
Lindsay Davenport and Mary Joe Fernández were the defending champions but only Davenport competed that year with Jana Novotná.
Davenport and Novotná won in the final 6–7, 6–3, 6–2 against Alexandra Fusai and Nathalie Tauziat.
1997 WTA Tour Championships – Doubles Wikipedia
Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.
- Gigi Fernández / Natasha Zvereva (Quarterfinals)
- Martina Hingis / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
- Lindsay Davenport / Jana Novotná (Champions)
- Nicole Arendt / Manon Bollegraf (Semifinals)