1996 ATP Tour World Championships – Doubles

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1996 ATP Tour World Championships
Champions   Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Runners-up   Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
Final score   6–4, 5–7, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Events
Singles   Doubles

This article is about tennis. The event was sponsored by Association of Tennis Professionals.

Grant Connell and Patrick Galbraith were the defending champions but only Connell competed that year with Byron Black.

Black and Connell lost in the semifinals to Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde.

Woodbridge and Woodforde won in the final 6–4, 5–7, 6–2, 7–6(7–3) against Sébastien Lareau and Alex O'Brien.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
  1  Australia Todd Woodbridge
 Australia Mark Woodforde
6 6    
2  Zimbabwe Byron Black
 Canada Grant Connell
3 3    
  1  Australia Todd Woodbridge
 Australia Mark Woodforde
6 5 6 77  
  5  Canada Sébastien Lareau
 United States Alex O'Brien
4 7 2 63  
5  Canada Sébastien Lareau
 United States Alex O'Brien
710 77  
  8  United States Trevor Kronemann
 Australia David Macpherson
68 64    

Green Group[edit]

  Australia Woodbridge
Australia Woodforde
Netherlands Eltingh
Netherlands Haarhuis
Canada Lareau
United States O'Brien
Belgium Pimek
South Africa Talbot
RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5) 6–4, 3–6, 5–7 6–2, 6–3 2–1 5–3 44–40 2
4 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(5–7) 7–6(7–2), 6–4 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 4–6 1–2 4–4 47–47 4
5 Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
4–6, 6–3, 7–5 6–7(2–7), 4–6 6–1, 6–3 2–1 4–3 39–31 1
7 Belgium Libor Pimek
South Africa Byron Talbot
2–6, 3–6 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 6–4 1–6, 3–6 1–2 2–5 28–40 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Yellow Group[edit]

  Zimbabwe Black
Canada Connell
The Bahamas Knowles
Canada Nestor
Sweden Björkman
Sweden Kulti
United States Kronemann
Australia Macpherson
RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 Zimbabwe Byron Black
Canada Grant Connell
w/o 6–3, 1–6, 6–4 3–6, 6–2, 6–3 3–0 4–2 28–24 1
3 The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
w/o 6–4, 4–6, 4–6 6–3, 4–6, 6–3 1–2 3–3 30–28 3
6 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
3–6, 6–1, 4–6 4–6, 6–4, 6–4 6–4, 5–7, 6–7(2–7) 1–2 4–5 46–45 4
8 United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
6–3, 2–6, 3–6 3–6, 6–4, 3–6 4–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–2) 1–2 4–5 41–48 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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