1996 ATP Tour

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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
Most tournament titles United States Pete Sampras (8)
Most tournament finals Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (10)
Prize money leader Germany Boris Becker ($4,290,477)
Points leader United States Pete Sampras (4865)
Awards
Player of the year United States Pete Sampras
Doubles Team of the year Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Most improved player of the year United Kingdom Tim Henman
Newcomer of the year Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Comeback player of the year France Stephane Simian
1995
1997

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour is the elite tour for professional tennis organized by the ATP. The ATP Tour includes the Grand Slam tournaments (organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)), the ATP Super 9, the ATP Championship Series, the ATP World Series, the ATP World Team Cup, the Davis Cup (organized by the ITF), the ATP Tour World Championships and the Grand Slam Cup (organized by the ITF).

Schedule[edit]

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[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 January Hopman Cup
Australia 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
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7-6(0) 3-6 6-1
Zimbabwe Byron Black Argentina Javier Frana
Czech Republic Martin Damm
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Italy Renzo Furlan
Sweden Henrik Holm
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde

7-5 7-6
Sweden Jonas Björkman
United States Tommy Ho
1996 Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Doha, Qatar
World Series
$600,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Petr Korda
7-6(5) 2-6 7-6(5)
Morocco Younes El Aynaoui Austria Thomas Muster
Germany David Prinosil
Romania Adrian Voinea
France Guillaume Raoux
Sweden Magnus Larsson
Venezuela Nicolas Pereira
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

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

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

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

W/O
Sweden Jonas Björkman
New Zealand 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
Germany Boris Becker
6-2 6-4 2-6 6-2
United States Michael Chang Australia Mark Woodforde
United States Andre Agassi
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Sweden Mikael Tillström
United States Jim Courier
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Czech Republic Petr Korda

7-5 7-5 4-6 6-1
Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
Latvia Larisa Neiland /
Australia Mark Woodforde

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

6-3 7-6
Czech Republic Martin Damm
Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
1996 Shanghai Open
Shanghai, China
World Series
$303,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
7-6(5) 6-2
The Bahamas Mark Knowles Australia Michael Tebbutt
United Kingdom Tim Henman
United States Jeff Tarango
South Africa Marcos Ondruska
Italy Cristiano Caratti
United Kingdom Mark Petchey
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
The Bahamas Roger Smith

4–6 6–2 7–6
United States Jim Grabb
Australia Michael Tebbutt

February[edit]

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
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
6-4 6-3
Spain Albert Costa Spain Javier Sánchez
Germany David Prinosil
Australia Sandon Stolle
Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Zimbabwe Byron Black
Canada Grant Connell

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

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

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

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

7-6 1-6 6-4
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia 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
United States Jim Courier
6-4 6-3
United States Chris Woodruff Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Zimbabwe Byron Black
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde

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

6-4 7-5
France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek

March[edit]

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
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
2-6 6-3 6-3
Chile Marcelo Ríos Spain Alberto Berasategui
Australia Sandon Stolle
United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Richey Reneberg
Spain Albert Costa
Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Patrick Galbraith
United States Rick Leach

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7-6 6-3
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig

April[edit]

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
United States Pete Sampras
6-4 3-6 6-4
United States Michael Chang Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Germany David Prinosil
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Patrick Galbraith
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy

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

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

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

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

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

6-1 7-6
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
United States Rick Leach
22 April 1996 Seoul Open
Seoul, South Korea
World Series
$203,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Zimbabwe Byron Black
7-6(3) 6-3
Czech Republic Martin Damm United Kingdom Tim Henman
Slovakia Ján Krošlák
Italy Gianluca Pozzi
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
Uzbekistan Oleg Ogorodov
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark

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

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

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

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

4-6 7-6 6-4
France Olivier Delaître
Italy Diego Nargiso

May[edit]

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
Spain Roberto Carretero
2-6 6-4 6-4 6-4
Spain Àlex Corretja Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Chile Marcelo Ríos
Austria Gilbert Schaller
Spain Sergi Bruguera
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Sweden Magnus Larsson
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

6-4 7-6
France Guy Forget
Switzerland 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
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
6-4 6-2
Sweden Mats Wilander Argentina Javier Frana
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
United States Vincent Spadea
Sweden Jonas Björkman
United States Richey Reneberg
Australia Patrick Rafter
Australia Pat Cash
Australia Patrick Rafter

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

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

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

6-7 6-4 6-3
South Africa David Adams
Netherlands Menno Oosting
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany - Clay
Switzerland Switzerland
2-1
Czech Republic 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
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7-6(4) 7-5 7-6(4)
Germany Michael Stich United States Pete Sampras
Switzerland Marc Rosset
United States Jim Courier
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Germany Bernd Karbacher
France Cédric Pioline
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

6-2 6-3
France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Argentina Javier Frana

6-2, 6-2
United States Nicole Arendt
United States Luke Jensen

June[edit]

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
United States Richey Reneberg
6-4 6-0
France Stephane Simian Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Sweden Jonas Björkman
India Leander Paes
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Denmark Frederik Fetterlein
Australia Paul Kilderry
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

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

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

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

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

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

6-7 7-6 6-4
United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa 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
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
6-3 6-4 6-3
United States MaliVai Washington Australia Jason Stoltenberg
United States Todd Martin
United States Pete Sampras
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Germany Alex Rădulescu
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Todd Woodbridge

4-6 6-1 6-3 6-2
Zimbabwe Byron Black
Canada Grant Connell
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
1-6, 6-3, 6-2
Latvia Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
Australia Mark Woodforde

July[edit]

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
Spain Albert Costa
4-6 7-6(2) 6-1 6-0
Spain Félix Mantilla Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach
Spain Francisco Clavet
Italy Renzo Furlan
Spain Sergi Bruguera
Spain Alberto Berasategui
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7-5 6-2
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti

August[edit]

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
Spain Albert Costa
7-6(7) 6-3
Spain Félix Mantilla Argentina Marcelo Charpentier
Spain Javier Sánchez
Romania Adrian Voinea
Austria Gilbert Schaller
Norway Christian Ruud
Czech Republic Slava Doseděl
Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker

6-1 6-3
Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina 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
United States Andre Agassi
7-6(4) 6-4
United States Michael Chang Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Austria Thomas Muster
United States Pete Sampras
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor

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

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

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

6-4 6-1
Latvia Ģirts Dzelde
Austria 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
Ukraine Andrei Medvedev
7-5 6-3
Czech Republic Martin Damm Slovakia Karol Kučera
Romania Adrian Voinea
United States Michael Chang
United States Jonathan Stark
United States Michael Joyce
Sweden Thomas Johansson
United States Luke Jensen
United States Murphy Jensen

6-3 7-6
Germany Hendrik Dreekmann
Russia 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
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
6-2 6-4
Australia Todd Woodbridge Chile Marcelo Ríos
United States Todd Martin
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Australia Patrick Rafter
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
United States Alex O'Brien
United States Patrick Galbraith
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis

6-3 7-5
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada 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
United States Pete Sampras
6-1 6-4 7-6(3)
United States Michael Chang Croatia Goran Ivanišević
United States Andre Agassi
Spain Àlex Corretja
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Austria Thomas Muster
Spain Javier Sánchez
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Todd Woodbridge

4-6 7-6 7-6
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
United States Lisa Raymond
United States Patrick Galbraith

7-6, 7-6
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Rick Leach

September[edit]

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
Austria Thomas Muster
6-7(6) 6-2 6-3
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Colombia Mauricio Hadad
Paraguay Ramón Delgado
Israel Eyal Ran
Mexico Alejandro Hernández
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
Venezuela Nicolas Pereira
Czech Republic David Rikl

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

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

6-3 7-6
France Rodolphe Gilbert
Portugal 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
United States Pete Sampras
7-5 6-2 6-0
Germany Hendrik Dreekmann Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Sweden Mikael Tillström
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
France Olivier Delaître
Czech Republic Petr Korda
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

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

7-6 6-4
Italy Cristian Brandi
Spain Emilio Sánchez
30 September 1996 Singapore Open
Singapore, Singapore
World Series
$389,250
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Jonathan Stark
6-4 6-4
United States Michael Chang United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Sweden Thomas Johansson
Argentina Javier Frana
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Germany Martin Sinner
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Todd Woodbridge

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

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

6-3 6-3 6-4
Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker

October[edit]

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
Germany Boris Becker
6-4 6-7(7) 6-2 6-3
Netherlands Jan Siemerink France Arnaud Boetsch
United States Todd Martin
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Switzerland Marc Rosset
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

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

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

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

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

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

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

6-2 6-4
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek

November[edit]

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
Argentina Hernán Gumy
6-4 7-5
Chile Marcelo Ríos Spain Alberto Berasategui
Spain Félix Mantilla
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Germany Oliver Gross
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni

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

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

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

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

December[edit]

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

ATP rankings[edit]

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[edit]

List of players and singles titles won:

Titles won by nation:

  • United States 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)
  • Spain 12 (Casablanca, Hamburg Masters, Oporto, Bologna, Gstaad, Kitzbühel, Amsterdam, San Marino, Umag, Bucharest, Bournemouth, Tel Aviv)
  • Austria 7 (Mexico City, Estoril, Barcelona, Monte Carlo Masters, Rome Masters, Stuttgart Outdoor, Bogotá)
  • Germany 7 (Australian Open, Antwerp, London, Marbella, Vienna, Ostrava, Stuttgart Masters)
  • Sweden 6 (Saint Petersburg, New Delhi, Halle, Båstad, Paris Masters, Stockholm)
  • Croatia 5 (Zagreb, Dubai, Milan, Rotterdam, Moscow)
  • Russia 5 (Adelaide, Shanghai, Prague, French Open, Lyon)
  • Czech Republic 3 (Auckland, Doha, Prague)
  • Netherlands 3 (Jakarta, Nottingham, Wimbledon)
  • Australia 2 (Coral Springs, Toulouse)
  • France 2 (Marseille, Copenhagen)
  • Morocco 2 (Atlanta, Palermo)
  • South Africa 2 (Scottsdale, Canada Masters)
  • Argentina 1 (Santiago)
  • Brazil 1 (Pinehurst)
  • Chile 1 (St. Poelten)
  • United Kingdom 1 (Beijing)
  • Ukraine 1 (Long Island)
  • Venezuela 1 (Newport)
  • Zimbabwe 1 (Seoul)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

See also[edit]