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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1997 Mixed Doubles
Draw 32, 8 seeds, 3 wild cards

 

1st Round

Davenport(USA)/Connell(CAN) [1] d. Likhovtseva/Olhovskij(RUS) 6-2 7-5
Spirlea
(ROM)/Johnson(USA) d. Lettiere/Montana(USA) [A] 7-5 6-0
G. Fernandez
(USA)/Florent(AUS) d. Tarabini/Albano(ARG) 6-7(1) 6-2 7-6(3)
McNeil/MacPhie
(USA) d. K. Adams(USA)/Pimek(BEL) [5] 6-2 6-1

Bollegraf(NL)/Leach(USA) [3] d. Fusai(FRA)/D. Adams(SAF) 7-6(4) 6-3
Oremans/Davids
(NL) d. Arendt(USA)/Van Rensburg(SAF) 7-5 6-4
Capriati
(USA)/Cash(AUS) [WC] d. McQuillan/MacPherson(AUS) 6-0 7-5
Medvedeva
(UKR)/Eltingh(NL) d. Boogert/Oosting(NL) [8] 6-1 6-4

Provis-Bradtke/Eagle(AUS) [WC] d. Wild(USA)/Kratzmann(AUS) [A] 6-2 4-6 6-2
Dechaume-Balleret
(FRA)/Grabb(USA) d. Golarsa(ITA)/Lobo(ARG) 7-5 6-0
Neiland
(LAT)/De Jager(SAF) d. Basuki(IND)/Barnard(SAF) 6-1 6-4
Sukova/Suk
(CZE) [4] d. Smylie/Draper(AUS) [WC] 6-4 6-1

Po/Waite(USA) d. Vis(NL)/Talbot(AUS) [6] 6-3 6-1
Kournikova
(RUS)/Knowles(BAH) d. Miyagi(JP)/Kinnear(USA) 6-3 6-2
Guse
(AUS)/Norval(SAF) d. Graham(USA)/Nyborg(SWE) 6-4 5-7 7-5
Raymond/Galbraith
(USA) [2] d. Simpson-Alter/Nestor(CAN) 6-3 6-2

2nd Round

Spirlea/Johnson d. Davenport/Connell [1] 7-6(4) 4-6 6-4
McNeil/MacPhie d. G. Fernandez/Florent 6-4 6-3
Bollegraf/Leach [3] d. Oremans/Davids 6-2 6-3
Medvedeva/Eltingh d. Capriati/Cash [WC] 6-3 6-2

Provis-Bradtke/Eagle d. Dechaume-Balleret/Grabb 6-3 6-0
Neiland/De Jager d. Sukova/Suk [4] 6-3 7-6
(2)
Kournikova/Knowles d. Po/Waite 6-7
(1) 6-4 6-0
Raymond/Galbraith [2] d. Guse/Norval 6-1 6-0

Quarterfinal

McNeil/MacPhie d. Spirlea/Johnson walkover
Bollegraf/Leach [3] d. Medvedeva/Eltingh 3-6 6-3 6-4
Neiland/De Jager d. Bradtke/Eagle 6-4 2-6 6-4
Kournikova/Knowles d. Raymond/Galbraith [2] 6-4 7-6
(4)

Semifinal

Bollegraf/Leach [3] d. McNeil/MacPhie 7-6(8) 6-1
Neiland/De Jager d. Kournikova/Knowles 6-4 6-3

Final

Bollegraf/Leach [3] d. Neiland/De Jager 6-3 6-7(5) 7-5

NOTES: Entry info: Seeded #7 team (?/?) withdrew, their spot were replaced by Alternates: Linda Wild/Andrew Kratzmann, other alternate team: Lettiere/Montana - originally entered team unkown.