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1996 ATP Tour

1996 ATP World Tour
Pete Sampras won his fourth U.S. Open
Pete Sampras won his fourth U.S. Open
Details
Duration January 1, 1996 (1996-01-01)
November 19, 1996 (1996-11-19)
Categories
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titles Pete Sampras (8)
Most tournament finals Yevgeny Kafelnikov (10)
Prize money leader Boris Becker ($4,290,477)
Points leader Pete Sampras (4865)
Awards
Player of the year Pete Sampras
Doubles Team of the year Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Most improved player of the year Tim Henman
Newcomer of the year Dominik Hrbatý
Comeback player of the year Stephane Simian
1995
1997

The ATP Tour World Championships and the Grand Slam Cup (organized by the ITF).

Schedule

This is the complete schedule of events on the 1996 ATP Tour, with player progression documented from the quarterfinals stage.[1]

Key
Grand Slam events
ATP Super 9
ATP Championship Series
ATP World Series
Team events
Year-end championships

January

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 January Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 Croatia
2–1
  Switzerland
Round Robin losers (Group A)
 United States
 France
 South Africa
Round Robin losers (Group B)
 Australia
 Netherlands
 Germany
1996 Australian Men's Hardcourt Championships
Adelaide, Australia
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–0), 3–6, 6–1
Byron Black Javier Frana
Martin Damm
Greg Rusedski
Renzo Furlan
Henrik Holm
Daniel Vacek
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

7–5, 7–6
Jonas Björkman
Tommy Ho
1996 Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Doha, Qatar
World Series
$600,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Petr Korda
7–6(7–5) 2–6 7–6(7–5)
Younes El Aynaoui Thomas Muster
David Prinosil
Adrian Voinea
Guillaume Raoux
Magnus Larsson
Nicolas Pereira
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

7–6, 6–3
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
8 January 1996 Jakarta Open
Jakarta, Indonesia
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Sjeng Schalken
6–3, 6–2
Younes El Aynaoui Paul Haarhuis
Michael Joyce
Guillaume Raoux
Emilio Sánchez
Mikael Tillström
Gilbert Schaller
Rick Leach
Scott Melville

6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Kent Kinnear
Dave Randall
1996 Peters International
Sydney, Australia
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Todd Martin
5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Goran Ivanišević Todd Woodbridge
Greg Rusedski
Mark Woodforde
Jason Stoltenberg
Richard Fromberg
Scott Draper
Ellis Ferreira
Jan Siemerink

5–7, 6–4, 6–1
Patrick McEnroe
Sandon Stolle
1996 Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Jiří Novák
6–4, 6–4
Brett Steven Javier Frana
Guy Forget
Jaime Yzaga
Hernán Gumy
David Rikl
MaliVai Washington
Marcos Ondruska
Jack Waite

W/O
Jonas Björkman
Brett Steven
15 January
22 January
1996 Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$3,180,318 - Hard - 128S/64D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw -
Mixed Doubles Draw
Boris Becker
6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Michael Chang Mark Woodforde
Andre Agassi
Thomas Enqvist
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Mikael Tillström
Jim Courier
Stefan Edberg
Petr Korda

7–5, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
Larisa Neiland /
Mark Woodforde

4–6, 7–5, 6–0
Nicole Arendt
Luke Jensen
29 January 1996 Croatian Indoors
Zagreb, Croatia
World Series
$375,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Goran Ivanišević
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Cédric Pioline Guy Forget
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Adrian Voinea
Carl-Uwe Steeb
Filip Dewulf
Guillaume Raoux
Menno Oosting
Libor Pimek

6–3, 7–6
Martin Damm
Hendrik Jan Davids
1996 Shanghai Open
Shanghai, China
World Series
$303,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Mark Knowles Michael Tebbutt
Tim Henman
Jeff Tarango
Marcos Ondruska
Cristiano Caratti
Mark Petchey
Mark Knowles
Roger Smith

4–6, 6–2, 7–6
Jim Grabb
Michael Tebbutt

February

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 February 1996 Davis Cup First Round
Rome, Italy - Clay
Johannesburg, South Africa - Hard (i)
Geneva, Switzerland - Clay (i)
Besançon, France - Hard (i)
Jaipur, India - Grass
Katrineholm, Sweden - Carpet (i)
Plzeň, Czech Republic - Carpet (i)
Carlsbad, CA, United States - Hard
First Round winners
 Italy 3–2
 South Africa 3–2
 Germany 5–0
 France 5–0
 India 5–0
 Sweden 4–1
 Czech Republic 3–2
 United States 5–0
First Round losers
 Russia
 Austria
  Switzerland
 Denmark
 Netherlands
 Belgium
 Hungary
 Mexico
12 February 1996 Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
World Series
$1,014,250 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Goran Ivanišević
6–4, 6–3
Albert Costa Javier Sánchez
David Prinosil
Sandon Stolle
Hendrik Jan Davids
Wayne Ferreira
Thomas Enqvist
Byron Black
Grant Connell

6–0, 6–1
Karel Nováček
Jiří Novák
1996 Open 13
Marseille, France
World Series
$514,250 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Guy Forget
7–5, 6–4
Cédric Pioline Tomás Carbonell
Hendrik Dreekmann
Stephane Simian
Adrian Voinea
Filip Dewulf
Sergi Bruguera
Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Guillaume Raoux

6–3, 6–2
Marius Barnard
Peter Nyborg
1996 Sybase Open
San Jose, CA, United States
World Series
$303,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
6–2, 6–3
Andre Agassi Michael Chang
Ján Krošlák
Richey Reneberg
Jason Stoltenberg
Vincent Spadea
Greg Rusedski
Trevor Kronemann
David Macpherson

6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Richey Reneberg
Jonathan Stark
19 February 1996 ECC Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium
Championship Series
$875,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Michael Stich
6–3, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Goran Ivanišević Boris Becker
Andrei Medvedev
Francisco Clavet
Renzo Furlan
Richard Krajicek
Marc Rosset
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti

6–4, 6–4
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Menno Oosting
1996 Kroger St. Jude International
Memphis, TN, United States
Championship Series
$683,000 - Hard (i) - 48S/24D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Todd Martin Michael Chang
Mark Philippoussis
Mark Woodforde
MaliVai Washington
Thomas Enqvist
Jiří Novák
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

7–6, 1–6, 6–4
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
26 February 1996 Comcast U.S. Indoor
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Championship Series
$589,250 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Jim Courier
6–4, 6–3
Chris Woodruff Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Tomás Carbonell
Marcelo Ríos
Jason Stoltenberg
Byron Black
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

7–6, 6–2
Byron Black
Grant Connell
1996 Internazionali di Lombardia
Milan, Italy
Championship Series
$689,250 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Goran Ivanišević
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Marc Rosset Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Guy Forget
Renzo Furlan
Daniel Vacek
Adrian Voinea
Andrei Medvedev
Andrea Gaudenzi
Goran Ivanišević

6–4, 7–5
Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek

March

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 March 1996 Franklin Templeton Classic
Scottsdale, AZ, United States
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Wayne Ferreira
2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Marcelo Ríos Alberto Berasategui
Sandon Stolle
Justin Gimelstob
Richey Reneberg
Albert Costa
Stefan Edberg
Patrick Galbraith
Rick Leach

5–7, 7–5, 7–5
Richey Reneberg
Brett Steven
1996 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
World Series
$725,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Goran Ivanišević
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Tim Henman
Guillaume Raoux
Pete Sampras
Cédric Pioline
Marc Rosset
Martin Damm
David Adams
Marius Barnard

6–3, 5–7, 7–6
Hendrik Jan Davids
Cyril Suk
1996 Abierto Mexicano Telcel
Mexico City, Mexico
World Series
$305,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Jiří Novák Francisco Clavet
Fernando Meligeni
Alejandro Hernández
Javier Frana
Javier Sánchez
Andrea Gaudenzi
Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana

6–2, 6–4
Nicolas Pereira
Emilio Sánchez
11 March 1996 Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
World Series
$203,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Cédric Pioline
6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Kenneth Carlsen Tim Henman
Johan Van Herck
Martin Sinner
Mikael Tillström
Filip Dewulf
Magnus Gustafsson
Libor Pimek
Byron Talbot

7–6, 3–6, 6–3
Wayne Arthurs
Andrew Kratzmann
1996 Newsweek Champions Cup
Indian Wells, CA, United States
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Michael Chang
7–5, 6–1, 6–1
Paul Haarhuis Goran Ivanišević
Marcelo Ríos
Pete Sampras
Carlos Costa
Andre Agassi
Wayne Ferreira
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–3, 6–4
Brian MacPhie
Michael Tebbutt
18 March 1996 St. Petersburg Open
Saint Petersburg, Russia
World Series
$300,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Magnus Gustafsson
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Filip Dewulf
Lars Burgsmüller
Jeff Tarango
Mikael Tillström
David Prinosil
Daniel Vacek
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Andrei Olhovskiy

6–3, 6–4
Nicklas Kulti
Peter Nyborg
1996 Lipton Championships
Key Biscayne, FL, United States
Super 9
$2,300,000 - Hard - 96S/48D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andre Agassi
3-0 RET
Goran Ivanišević Arnaud Boetsch
Pete Sampras
Jim Courier
Michael Joyce
Michael Chang
Vincent Spadea
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–3, 6–7, 7–6
Ellis Ferreira
Patrick Galbraith
25 March 1996 Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
World Series
$203,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Tomás Carbonell
7–5, 1–6, 6–2
Gilbert Schaller Alberto Berasategui
Andrei Chesnokov
Richard Fromberg
Jiří Novák
Magnus Norman
Carlos Moyà
Jiří Novák
David Rikl

7–6, 6–3
Tomás Carbonell
Francisco Roig

April

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 April 1996 Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Rome, Italy - Clay
Limoges, France - Clay (i)
Calcutta, India - Grass
Prague, Czech Republic - Carpet (i)
Quarterfinal winners
 Italy 4–1
 France 5–0
 Sweden 5–0
 Czech Republic 3–2
Quarterfinal losers
 South Africa
 Germany
 India
 United States
8 April 1996 Hong Kong Open
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
6–4 3–6 6–4
Michael Chang Jan Siemerink
Todd Woodbridge
David Prinosil
Shuzo Matsuoka
Richard Krajicek
Martin Damm
Patrick Galbraith
Andrei Olhovskiy

6–3 6–7 7–6
Kent Kinnear
Dave Randall
1996 Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
World Series
$600,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
7–6(7–4) 6–4
Andrea Gaudenzi Àlex Corretja
Paul Haarhuis
Francisco Clavet
Carlos Costa
Richard Fromberg
Tomás Carbonell
Tomás Carbonell
Francisco Roig

6–3 6–2
Tom Nijssen
Greg Van Emburgh
1996 Gold Flake Open
New Delhi, India
World Series
$405,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Enqvist
6–2 7–6(7–3)
Byron Black Jonathan Stark
Alex Rădulescu
Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Sandon Stolle
Cristiano Caratti
Jérôme Golmard
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti

4–6 6–4 6–4
Byron Black
Sandon Stolle
15 April 1996 Torneo Godó
Barcelona, Spain
Championship Series
$800,000 - Clay - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
6–3 4–6 6–4 6–1
Marcelo Ríos Carlos Moyà
Jim Courier
Francisco Roig
Alberto Berasategui
Magnus Larsson
Todd Martin
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez

2–6 6–4 6–4
Neil Broad
Piet Norva
1996 Bermuda Open
Bermuda, Bermuda
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
MaliVai Washington
6–7(6–8) 6–4 7–5
Marcelo Filippini Mariano Zabaleta
Javier Frana
Bill Behrens
Dirk Dier
Vincent Spadea
Mats Wilander
Jan Apell
Brent Haygarth

3–6 6–1 6–3
Pat Cash
Patrick Rafter
1996 Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
Championship Series
$935,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
6–4 7–5
Richey Reneberg Mark Woodforde
Hendrik Dreekmann
Guy Forget
Thomas Enqvist
Richard Krajicek
Michael Chang
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–1 7–6
Mark Knowles
Rick Leach
22 April 1996 Seoul Open
Seoul, South Korea
World Series
$203,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Byron Black
7–6(7–3) 6–3
Martin Damm Tim Henman
Ján Krošlák
Gianluca Pozzi
Shuzo Matsuoka
Oleg Ogorodov
Greg Rusedski
Rick Leach
Jonathan Stark

6–4 6–4
Kent Kinnear
Kevin Ullyett
1996 Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo Masters, Monaco
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Clay - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
6–3 5–7 4–6 6–3 6–2
Albert Costa Cédric Pioline
Marcelo Ríos
Sjeng Schalken
Carlos Costa
Magnus Gustafsson
Félix Mantilla
Ellis Ferreira
Jan Siemerink

6–2 6–7 6–2
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti
29 April 1996 Verizon Tennis Challenge
GA, United States
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Karim Alami
6–3 6–4
Nicklas Kulti Michael Chang
Richey Reneberg
Fernando Meligeni
Javier Frana
Vincent Spadea
Bryan Shelton
Christo van Rensburg
David Wheaton

7–6 6–2
Bill Behrens
Matt Lucena
1996 Prague Open
Prague, Czech Republic
World Series
$340,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5 1–6 6–3
Bohdan Ulihrach Emilio Sánchez
Christian Ruud
Alberto Martín
Michal Tabara
Daniel Vacek
Javier Sánchez
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

6–3 6–7 6–3
Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez
1996 BMW Open
Munich, Germany
World Series
$400,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Slava Doseděl
6–4 4–6 6–3
Carlos Moyà Thomas Muster
Boris Becker
Mark Philippoussis
Goran Ivanišević
Hernán Gumy
Bernd Karbacher
Lan Bale
Stephen Noteboom

4–6 7–6 6–4
Olivier Delaître
Diego Nargiso

May

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 May 1996 ATP German Open
Hamburg, Germany
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Clay - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Roberto Carretero
2–6 6–4 6–4 6–4
Àlex Corretja Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Marcelo Ríos
Gilbert Schaller
Sergi Bruguera
Wayne Ferreira
Magnus Larsson
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

6–4 7–6
Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek
1996 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Pinehurst, NC, United States
World Series
$264,250 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Fernando Meligeni
6–4 6–2
Mats Wilander Javier Frana
Jason Stoltenberg
Vincent Spadea
Jonas Björkman
Richey Reneberg
Patrick Rafter
Pat Cash
Patrick Rafter

6–2 6–3
Ken Flach
David Wheaton
13 May 1996 Italian Open
Rome, Italy
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Clay - 64S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
6–2 6–4 3–6 6–3
Richard Krajicek Albert Costa
Wayne Ferreira
Marcelo Ríos
Andrea Gaudenzi
Andrei Medvedev
Stefan Edberg
Byron Black
Grant Connell

6–2 6–3
Libor Pimek
Byron Talbot
1996 International Tennis Championships
Coral Springs, FL, United States
World Series
$245,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Jason Stoltenberg
7–6(7–4) 2–6 7–5
Chris Woodruff Javier Frana
Magnus Gustafsson
Richard Fromberg
Michael Tebbutt
Vincent Spadea
Sandon Stolle
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–3 6–3
Ivan Baron
Brett Hansen-Dent
20 May 1996 St. Pölten Open
St. Pölten, Austria
World Series
$400,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Marcelo Ríos
6–2 6–4
Félix Mantilla Andrea Gaudenzi
Slava Doseděl
Thomas Muster
Kenneth Carlsen
Stefan Edberg
Francisco Clavet
Slava Doseděl
Pavel Vízner

6–7 6–4 6–3
David Adams
Menno Oosting
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany - Clay
Switzerland
2-1
Czech Republic
27 May 1996 French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$5,125,107 - Clay - 128S/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw -
Mixed Doubles Draw
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–4) 7–5 7–6(7–4)
Michael Stich Pete Sampras
Marc Rosset
Jim Courier
Richard Krajicek
Bernd Karbacher
Cédric Pioline
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

6–2 6–3
Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek
Patricia Tarabini
Javier Frana

6–2, 6–2
Nicole Arendt
Luke Jensen

June

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 June 1996 Wilkinson Championships
Rosmalen, The Netherlands
World Series
$475,000 - Grass - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Richey Reneberg
6–4 6–0
Stephane Simian Paul Haarhuis
Jonas Björkman
Leander Paes
Richard Krajicek
Jan Siemerink
Frederik Fetterlein
Paul Kilderry
Pavel Vízner

7–5 6–3
Anders Järryd
Daniel Nestor
1996 Oporto Open
Oporto, Portugal
World Series
$400,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Félix Mantilla
6–7(5–7) 6–4 6–3
Hernán Gumy Carlos Moyà
Christian Ruud
Johan Van Herck
Tomás Carbonell
Stefano Pescosolido
Richard Fromberg
Emanuel Couto
Bernardo Mota

4–6 6–4 6–4
Joshua Eagle
Andrew Florent
1996 Stella Artois Championships
London, Great Britain
World Series
$675,000 - Grass - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Boris Becker
6–4 7–6(7–3)
Stefan Edberg Thomas Muster
Wayne Ferreira
Mark Woodforde
Todd Martin
Michael Stich
Patrick Rafter
Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde

6–2 6–7 6–3
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
17 June 1996 Bologna Open
Bologna, Italy
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Alberto Berasategui
6–3 6–4
Carlos Costa Bohdan Ulihrach
Francisco Clavet
Jimy Szymanski
Javier Sánchez
Andrei Chesnokov
Karim Alami
Brent Haygarth
Christo van Rensburg

6–1 6–4
Karim Alami
Gábor Köves
1996 Gerry Weber Open
Halle, Germany
World Series
$875,000 - Grass - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Nicklas Kulti
6–7(5–7) 6–3 6–4
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Richey Reneberg
Daniel Vacek
Brett Steven
Jim Courier
Magnus Gustafsson
Magnus Larsson
Byron Black
Grant Connell

6–2 6–7 6–3
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek
1996 Nottingham Open
Nottingham, Great Britain
World Series
$303,000 - Grass - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Jan Siemerink
6–3 7–6(0)
Sandon Stolle Todd Woodbridge
Greg Rusedski
Mark Petchey
Vincent Spadea
Tim Henman
Shuzo Matsuoka
Mark Petchey
Danny Sapsford

6–7 7–6 6–4
Neil Broad
Piet Norva
24 June
1 July
1996 Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$4,736,161 - Grass - 128S/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw -
Mixed Doubles Draw
Richard Krajicek
6–3 6–4 6–3
MaliVai Washington Jason Stoltenberg
Todd Martin
Pete Sampras
Goran Ivanišević
Tim Henman
Alex Rădulescu
Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge

4–6 6–1 6–3 6–2
Byron Black
Grant Connell
Helena Suková
Cyril Suk
1–6, 6–3, 6–2
Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
Mark Woodforde

July

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
8 July 1996 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad
Gstaad, Switzerland
World Series
$525,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Albert Costa
4–6 7–6(7–2) 6–1 6–0
Félix Mantilla Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Bohdan Ulihrach
Francisco Clavet
Renzo Furlan
Sergi Bruguera
Alberto Berasategui
Jiří Novák
Pavel Vízner

4–6 7–6 7–6
Trevor Kronemann
David Macpherson
1996 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, RI, United States
World Series
$230,000 - Grass - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Nicolas Pereira
4–6 6–4 6–4
Grant Stafford Leander Paes
Daniel Nestor
Byron Black
Andrei Olhovskiy
Marcos Ondruska
David Nainkin
Marius Barnard
Piet Norva

6–7 6–4 6–4
Paul Kilderry
Michael Tebbutt
1996 Investor Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles
Magnus Gustafsson
6–1 6–3
Andrei Medvedev Stefan Edberg
Carlos Costa
Thomas Johansson
Tomás Carbonell
Galo Blanco
Magnus Larsson
David Ekerot
Jeff Tarango

6–4 3–6 6–4
Joshua Eagle
Peter Nyborg
15 July 1996 Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
Championship Series
$915,000 - Clay - 48S/24D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
6–2 6–2 6–4
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Alberto Berasategui
Àlex Corretja
Francisco Clavet
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Alexander Volkov
Félix Mantilla
Libor Pimek
Byron Talbot

6–4 7–6
Tomás Carbonell
Francisco Roig
1996 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., United
Championship Series
$550,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Michael Chang
6–2 6–4
Wayne Ferreira Renzo Furlan
Kenneth Carlsen
Patrick Rafter
Richey Reneberg
Neville Godwin
Paul Haarhuis
Grant Connell
Scott Davis

6–4 7–6
Doug Flach
Chris Woodruff
22 July 1996 Summer Olympics
GA, United States
Olympics
Hard
 Gold  Silver  Bronze Fourth Place Wayne Ferreira
Renzo Furlan
MaliVai Washington
Andrei Olhovskiy
Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–3, 6–1
Sergi Bruguera Leander Paes
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Fernando Meligeni
Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge
6–4, 6–4, 6–2
Neil Broad
Tim Henman
David Prinosil
Marc-Kevin Goellner
6–2, 7–5
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
1996 Austrian Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
World Series
$400,000 - Clay - 48S/24D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Alberto Berasategui
6–2 6–4 6–4
Àlex Corretja Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Juan Albert Viloca
Thomas Muster
Franco Squillari
Filip Dewulf
Nicolas Kiefer
Libor Pimek
Byron Talbot

6–7 7–6 6–4
David Adams
Menno Oosting
29 July 1996 Dutch Open
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
World Series
$475,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Francisco Clavet
7–5 6–1 6–1
Younes El Aynaoui Adrian Voinea
Dennis van Scheppingen
Slava Doseděl
Félix Mantilla
Carlos Moyà
Hernán Gumy
Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana

6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Rikard Bergh
Jack Waite
1996 Countrywide Classic
Los Angeles, CA, United States
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Michael Chang
6–4 6–3
Richard Krajicek Stefan Edberg
Sandon Stolle
Stefano Pescosolido
Scott Draper
Alex O'Brien
Jonas Björkman
Marius Barnard
Piet Norva

7–5 6–2
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti

August

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 August 1996 San Marino Open
San Marino, San Marino
World Series
$275,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Albert Costa
7–6(9–7) 6–3
Félix Mantilla Marcelo Charpentier
Javier Sánchez
Adrian Voinea
Gilbert Schaller
Christian Ruud
Slava Doseděl
Pablo Albano
Lucas Arnold Ker

6–1 6–3
Mariano Hood
Sebastián Prieto
1996 Great American Insurance ATP Championships
Cincinnati Masters, OH, United States
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andre Agassi
7–6(7–4) 6–4
Michael Chang Thomas Enqvist
Thomas Muster
Pete Sampras
Goran Ivanišević
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Wayne Ferreira
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor

6–2 7–5
Sandon Stolle
Cyril Suk
12 August 1996 RCA Championships
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Championship Series
$915,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
7–6(7–3) 7–5
Goran Ivanišević Bohdan Ulihrach
Todd Martin
Tommy Haas
Àlex Corretja
Thomas Enqvist
Lionel Roux
Jim Grabb
Richey Reneberg

6–0 7–5
Petr Korda
Cyril Suk
1996 Volvo International
New Haven, CT, United States
Championship Series
$915,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Alex O'Brien
7–6(8–6) 6–4
Jan Siemerink Mark Philippoussis
Wayne Ferreira
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Marc Rosset
Daniel Vacek
Richard Krajicek
Byron Black
Grant Connell

6–4 6–2
Jonas Björkman
Nicklas Kulti
1996 Croatia Open Umag
Umag, Croatia
World Series
$375,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Carlos Moyà
6–0 7–6(7–4)
Félix Mantilla Slava Doseděl
Christian Ruud
Albert Costa
Gilbert Schaller
Marcos Aurelio Gorriz
Gustavo Kuerten
Pablo Albano
Luis Lobo

6–4 6–1
Ģirts Dzelde
Udo Plamberger
19 August 1996 Waldbaum's Hamlet Cup
Long Island, NY, United States
World Series
$225,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andrei Medvedev
7–5 6–3
Martin Damm Karol Kučera
Adrian Voinea
Michael Chang
Jonathan Stark
Michael Joyce
Thomas Johansson
Luke Jensen
Murphy Jensen

6–3 7–6
Hendrik Dreekmann
Alexander Vladimirovich Volkov
1996 du Maurier Open
Canada Masters, Canada
Super 9
$1,750,000 - Hard - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - 1996 du Maurier Open - Men's Doubles
Wayne Ferreira
6–2 6–4
Todd Woodbridge Marcelo Ríos
Todd Martin
Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter
Thomas Enqvist
Alex O'Brien
Patrick Galbraith
Paul Haarhuis

6–3 7–5
Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
26 August
2 September
1996 US Open
New York City, NY, United States
Grand Slam
$4,806,000 - Hard - 128S/64D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw -
Mixed Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
6–1 6–4 7–6(7–3)
Michael Chang Goran Ivanišević
Andre Agassi
Àlex Corretja
Stefan Edberg
Thomas Muster
Javier Sánchez
Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge

4–6 7–6 7–6
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
Lisa Raymond
Patrick Galbraith

7–6, 7–6
Manon Bollegraf
Rick Leach

September

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 September 1996 Bogotá Open
Bogotá, Colombia
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Muster
6–7(6–8) 6–2 6–3
Nicolás Lapentti Lucas Arnold Ker
Mauricio Hadad
Ramón Delgado
Eyal Ran
Alejandro Hernández
Sjeng Schalken
Nicolas Pereira
David Rikl

6–3 7–6
Pablo Campana
Nicolás Lapentti
1996 Romanian Open
Bucharest, Romania
World Series
$475,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Alberto Berasategui
6–1 7–6(7–5)
Carlos Moyà Christian Ruud
Andrei Pavel
Dinu Pescariu
Ion Moldovan
Francisco Clavet
Jiří Novák
David Ekerot
Jeff Tarango

7–6 7–6
David Adams
Menno Oosting
1996 Bournemouth Open
Bournemouth, Great Britain
World Series
$375,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Albert Costa
6–7(4–7) 6–2 6–2
Marc-Kevin Goellner Magnus Norman
Jason Stoltenberg
Danny Sapsford
Sergi Bruguera
Greg Rusedski
Mariano Zabaleta
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Greg Rusedski

6–3 7–6
Rodolphe Gilbert
Nuno Marques
16 September 1996 Davis Cup Semifinals
Nantes, France - Carpet (i)
Prague, Czech Republic - Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
 France 3–2
 Sweden 4–1
Semifinal losers
 Italy
 Czech Republic
23 September 1996 Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
World Series
$975,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Pete Sampras
7–5 6–2 6–0
Hendrik Dreekmann Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Jiří Novák
Mikael Tillström
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Olivier Delaître
Petr Korda
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

6–3 6–4
David Adams
Menno Oosting
1996 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Karim Alami
7–5 2-1 ret
Adrian Voinea Johan Van Herck
Marzio Martelli
Hicham Arazi
Àlex Corretja
Francisco Clavet
Jordi Burillo
Andrew Kratzmann
Marcos Ondruska

7–6 6–4
Cristian Brandi
Emilio Sánchez
30 September 1996 Singapore Open
Singapore, Singapore
World Series
$389,250
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Jonathan Stark
6–4 6–4
Michael Chang Greg Rusedski
Thomas Johansson
Javier Frana
Andrei Olhovskiy
Martin Sinner
Richard Krajicek
Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge

7–6 7–6
Martin Damm
Andrei Olhovskiy
1996 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
World Series
$725,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5 6–3
Arnaud Boetsch Thomas Enqvist
Tim Henman
Lionel Roux
Marcelo Ríos
Karol Kučera
Magnus Gustafsson
Jim Grabb
Richey Reneberg

6–2 6–1
Neil Broad
Piet Norva
1996 Marbella Open
Marbella, Spain
World Series
$303,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Marc-Kevin Goellner
7–6(7–4) 7–6(7–2)
Àlex Corretja Bernd Karbacher
Félix Mantilla
Marcos Aurelio Gorriz
Marcelo Filippini
Fernando Vicente
Christian Ruud
Andrew Kratzmann
Jack Waite

6–3 6–3 6–4
Pablo Albano
Lucas Arnold Ker

October

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 October 1996 CA-TennisTrophy
Vienna, Austria
Championship Series
$675,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Boris Becker
6–4 6–7(7–9) 6–2 6–3
Jan Siemerink Arnaud Boetsch
Todd Martin
Stefan Edberg
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Marc Rosset
Goran Ivanišević
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

7–6 6–4
Menno Oosting
Pavel Vízner
1996 Nokia Open
Beijing, China
World Series
$303,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Greg Rusedski
7–6(7–5) 6–4
Martin Damm Thomas Johansson
Byron Black
Scott Draper
Hendrik Dreekmann
Sjeng Schalken
Gustavo Kuerten
Martin Damm
Andrei Olhovskiy

6–4 7–5
Patrik Kühnen
Gary Muller
14 October 1996 Ostrava Open
Ostrava, Czech Republic
World Series
$450,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
David Prinosil
6–1 6–2
Petr Korda Martin Damm
Tim Henman
Jiří Novák
Michael Stich
Todd Martin
Wayne Ferreira
Cyril Suk
Sandon Stolle

7–6 6–3
Ján Krošlák
Karol Kučera
1996 Tel Aviv Open
Tel Aviv, Israel
World Series
$303,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Javier Sánchez
6–4 7–5
Marcos Ondruska MaliVai Washington
Albert Costa
Grant Stafford
Javier Frana
Hernán Gumy
Scott Draper
Marcos Ondruska
Grant Stafford

6–3, 6–2
Noam Behr
Eyal Erlich
1996 Grand Prix de Tennis de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
World Series
$375,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Mark Philippoussis
6–1 5–7 6–4
Magnus Larsson Marcelo Ríos
Mark Woodforde
Orlin Stanoytchev
Bernd Karbacher
Hicham Arazi
Cédric Pioline
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–2 2–6 6–3
Olivier Delaître
Guillaume Raoux
21 October 1996 Eurocard Open
Stuttgart, Germany
Super 9
$1,950,000 - Carpet (i) - 48S/24D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Boris Becker
3–6 6–3 3–6 6–3 6–4
Pete Sampras Jan Siemerink
Michael Chang
Andre Agassi
Goran Ivanišević
Magnus Gustafsson
Marcelo Ríos
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien

6–4 6–4
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
28 October 1996 Paris Open
Paris Masters, France
Super 9
$2,300,000 - Carpet (i) - 48S/24D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Enqvist
6–2 6–4 7–5
Yevgeny Kafelnikov Magnus Gustafsson
Petr Korda
Marc Rosset
Stefan Edberg
Paul Haarhuis
Arnaud Boetsch
Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis

6–2 6–4
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek

November

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 November 1996 Movistar Open
Santiago, Chile
World Series
$203,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Hernán Gumy
6–4 7–5
Marcelo Ríos Alberto Berasategui
Félix Mantilla
Fernando Meligeni
Marcelo Filippini
Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Oliver Gross
Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni

6–4 6–2
Dinu Pescariu
Albert Portas
1996 Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
World Series
$800,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Thomas Enqvist
7–5 6–4 7–6(0)
Todd Martin Thomas Johansson
Magnus Norman
Greg Rusedski
Patrik Fredriksson
Vincent Spadea
Richey Reneberg
Patrick Galbraith
Jonathan Stark

7–6 6–4
Todd Martin
Chris Woodruff
1996 Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
World Series
$1,125,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Goran Ivanišević
3–6 6–1 6–3
Yevgeny Kafelnikov David Prinosil
Alex O'Brien
Byron Black
Andrei Olhovskiy
Sjeng Schalken
Petr Korda
Rick Leach
Andrei Olhovskiy

4–6 6–1 6–2
Jiří Novák
David Rikl
13 November 1996 ATP Tour World Doubles Championships
Hartford, CT, United States
ATP Tour Championships
$500,000 - Carpet (i) - 8D
Doubles Draw
Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge

6–4, 5–7, 6–2, 7–6
Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
Semifinalists
Byron Black / Grant Connell
Trevor Kronemann / David Macpherson
19 November 1996 ATP Tour World Championships
Hannover, Germany
ATP Tour Championships
$3,300,000 - Carpet (i) - 8S
Singles Draw
Pete Sampras
3–6 7–6(7–5) 7–6(7–4) 6–7(11) 6–4
Boris Becker Goran Ivanišević
Richard Krajicek
Thomas Muster
Michael Chang
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Andre Agassi
26 November 1996 Davis Cup Final
Malmö, Sweden - Hard (i)
 France 3–2  Sweden

December

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 December Grand Slam Cup
Munich, Germany
Year-End Championships
Boris Becker
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Goran Ivanišević Tim Henman
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
MaliVai Washington
Jakob Hlasek
Jim Courier
Mark Woodforde

ATP rankings

As of 8 January 1996
Rk Name Nation
1 Pete Sampras  USA
2 Andre Agassi  USA
3 Thomas Muster  AUT
4 Boris Becker  GER
5 Michael Chang  USA
6 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS
7 Thomas Enqvist  SWE
8 Jim Courier  USA
9 Wayne Ferreira  RSA
10 Goran Ivanišević  CRO
11 Richard Krajicek  NED
12 Sergi Bruguera  ESP
13 Michael Stich  GER
14 Arnaud Boetsch  FRA
15 Marc Rosset   SUI
16 Andrei Medvedev  UKR
17 Todd Martin  USA
18 Paul Haarhuis  NED
19 Gilbert Schaller  AUT
20 Andrea Gaudenzi  ITA
Year-end rankings (16 December 1996)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Pete Sampras  USA 4865 1 3 Steady
2 Michael Chang  USA 3597 2 6 Increase 3
3 Yevgeny Kafelnikov  RUS 3564 3 8 Increase 3
4 Goran Ivanišević  CRO 3492 4 10 Increase 6
5 Thomas Muster  AUT 3166 1 6 Decrease 2
6 Boris Becker  GER 2983 3 7 Decrease 2
7 Richard Krajicek  NED 2380 7 27 Increase 4
8 Andre Agassi  USA 2364 1 9 Decrease 6
9 Thomas Enqvist  SWE 2191 6 14 Decrease 2
10 Wayne Ferreira  RSA 2149 6 13 Decrease 1
11 Marcelo Ríos  CHI 2114 10 24 Increase 13
12 Todd Martin  USA 2039 11 22 Increase 5
13 Albert Costa  ESP 1757 13 23 Increase 10
14 Stefan Edberg  SWE 1567 14 55 Increase 16
15 Jan Siemerink  NED 1530 15 38 Increase 6
16 Michael Stich  GER 1518 11 21 Decrease 3
17 Magnus Gustafsson  SWE 1515 17 87 Increase 69
18 Félix Mantilla  ESP 1505 15 96 Increase 74
19 Alberto Berasategui  ESP 1477 18 50 Increase 15
20 MaliVai Washington  USA 1472 11 25 Increase 5

Statistical information

List of players and singles titles won:

Titles won by nation:

  • 20 (Sydney Outdoor, San Jose, Memphis, Philadelphia, Indian Wells Masters, Miami Masters, Hong Kong, Bermuda, Tokyo, Rosmalen, Washington, D.C., Atlanta Olympics, Los Angeles, Cincinnati Masters, Indianapolis, New Haven, US Open, Basel, Singapore, ATP Championships)
  • 12 (Casablanca, Hamburg Masters, Oporto, Bologna, Gstaad, Kitzbühel, Amsterdam, San Marino, Umag, Bucharest, Bournemouth, Tel Aviv)
  • 7 (Mexico City, Estoril, Barcelona, Monte Carlo Masters, Rome Masters, Stuttgart Outdoor, Bogotá)
  • 7 (Australian Open, Antwerp, London, Marbella, Vienna, Ostrava, Stuttgart Masters)
  • 6 (Saint Petersburg, New Delhi, Halle, Båstad, Paris Masters, Stockholm)
  • 5 (Zagreb, Dubai, Milan, Rotterdam, Moscow)
  • 5 (Adelaide, Shanghai, Prague, French Open, Lyon)
  • 3 (Auckland, Doha, Prague)
  • 3 (Jakarta, Nottingham, Wimbledon)
  • 2 (Coral Springs, Toulouse)
  • 2 (Marseille, Copenhagen)
  • 2 (Atlanta, Palermo)
  • 2 (Scottsdale, Canada Masters)
  • 1 (Santiago)
  • 1 (Pinehurst)
  • 1 (St. Poelten)
  • 1 (Beijing)
  • 1 (Long Island)
  • 1 (Newport)
  • 1 (Seoul)

References

  1. ^

External links

  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) official website
  • 1996 ATP Tour Draws

See also

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