1996 ATP Tour World Championships

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1996 ATP Tour World Championships
Date:   November 19 – November 24 (singles)
November 13 – November 17 (doubles)
Edition:   27th (singles) / 23rd (doubles)
Champions
Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Doubles
Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde
ATP Tour World Championships
 < 1995 1997 > 

The 1996 ATP Tour World Championships and the Phoenix ATP Tour World Doubles Championships were tennis tournaments played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 27th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 23rd edition of the year-end doubles championships and both were part of the 1996 ATP Tour. The singles tournament took place at the EXPO 2000 Tennis Dome in Hanover in Germany from November 19 through November 24, 1996 while the doubles tournament took place at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States from November 13 through November 17, 1996.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated Germany Boris Becker 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4), 6–7(11–13), 6–4

  • It was Sampras' 8th title of the year and the 45th of his career. It was his 3rd year-end championships title.
  • Boris Becker started off the first game of first set with four aces in a row.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde defeated Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien 6–4, 5–7, 6–2, 7–6(7–3).

  • It was Woodbridge's 12th title of the year and the 52nd of his career. It was Woodforde's 13th title of the year and the 56th of his career.

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