1996 ATP Tour World Championships – Singles

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1996 ATP Tour World Championships
Champion   United States Pete Sampras
Runner-up   Germany Boris Becker
Final score   3–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4), 6–7(11–13), 6–4
Events
Singles   Doubles

Boris Becker was the defending champion but lost in the final 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4), 6–7(11–13), 6–4 against Pete Sampras.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Champion)
  2. United States Michael Chang (Round Robin)
  3. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Round Robin)
  4. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Semifinals)
  5. Austria Thomas Muster (Round Robin)
  6. Germany Boris Becker (Final)
  7. United States Andre Agassi (Round Robin)
  8. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Semifinals)
  9. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Round Robin)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
  1  United States Pete Sampras 66 77 7  
4  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 78 64 5  
  1  United States Pete Sampras 3 77 77 611 6
  6  Germany Boris Becker 6 65 64 713 4
6  Germany Boris Becker 64 77 6
  8  Netherlands Richard Krajicek 77 63 3  

Red Group[edit]

  United States Sampras Russia Kafelnikov Germany Becker United States Agassi
Sweden Enqvist
RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 United States Pete Sampras 6–4, 6–4 6–7(10–12), 6–7(4–7) 6–2, 6–1
(w/ Agassi)
2–1 4–2 36–25 2
3 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 4–6, 4–6 4–6, 5–7 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
(w/ Enqvist)
1–2 2–4 30–34 3
6 Germany Boris Becker 7–6(12–10), 7–6(7–4) 6–4, 7–5 3–6, 6–7(1–7)
(w/ Enqvist)
2–1 4–2 36–34 1
7
9
United States Andre Agassi
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
2–6, 1–6
(w/ Agassi)
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
(w/ Enqvist)
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
(w/ Enqvist)
0–1
1–1
0–2
2–2
3–12
22–22
5
4

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.

White Group[edit]

  United States Chang Croatia Ivanišević Austria Muster Netherlands Krajicek RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 United States Michael Chang 6–7(8–10), 7–6(7–5), 6–1 4–6, 3–6 4–6, 4–6 1–2 2–5 34–38 4
4 Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–6(10–8), 6–7(5–7), 1–6 6–4, 6–4 6–4, 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–1) 2–1 5–3 45–44 1
5 Austria Thomas Muster 6–4, 6–3 4–6, 4–6 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6 1–2 3–4 36–38 3
8 Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6–4, 6–4 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(1–7) 7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 6–3 2–1 5–3 48–43 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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