1997 Legg Mason Tennis Classic

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1997 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
DateJuly 14–20
Edition28th
CategoryChampionships Series
Draw56S/28D
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Champions
Singles
United States Michael Chang [1]
Doubles
United States Luke Jensen / United States Murphy Jensen [2]
← 1996 · Washington Open · 1998 →

The 1997 Legg Mason Tennis Classic was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Washington, D.C., United States, that was part of the Championship Series of the 1997 ATP Tour. It was the 28th edition of the tournament and was held from July 14 through July 20, 1997. First-seeded Michael Chang won the singles title and $90,000 first-prize money.[3][4][5]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Michael Chang defeated Czechoslovakia Petr Korda 5–7, 6–2, 6–1

Doubles[edit]

United States Luke Jensen / United States Murphy Jensen defeated South Africa Neville Godwin / Netherlands Fernon Wibier 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Washington Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1997 Washington Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "1997 Washington". International Tennis Federation (ITF).
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1997). ITF World of Tennis 1997. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 154–155. ISBN 9780002187145.
  5. ^ "US Open boost for Chang". New Straits Times. 22 July 1997. p. 41.