1996 Australian Open

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1996 Australian Open
Date:   15 – 28 January
Edition:   84th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Melbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
United States Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
Sweden Stefan Edberg / Czech Republic Petr Korda
Women's Doubles
United States Chanda Rubin / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Mixed Doubles
Latvia Larisa Neiland / Australia Mark Woodforde
Boys' Singles
Sweden Björn Rehnquist
Girls' Singles
Poland Magdalena Grzybowska
Boys' Doubles
Italy Daniele Bracciali / Canada Jocelyn Robichaud
Girls' Doubles
Czech Republic Michaela Pastiková / Czech Republic Jitka Schönfeldová
Australian Open
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The 1996 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 84th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 15 through 28 January 1996.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Boris Becker defeated United States Michael Chang 6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2 [1]

  • It was Becker's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Monica Seles defeated Germany Anke Huber 6–4, 6–1 [2]

  • It was Seles' 9th and last career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Stefan Edberg / Czech Republic Petr Korda defeated Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien 7–5, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1 [3]

  • It was Edberg's 9th and last career Grand Slam title and his 4th Australian Open title. It was Korda's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Chanda Rubin / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Mary Joe Fernandez 7–5, 2–6, 6–4 [4]

  • It was Rubin's only career Grand Slam title. It was Sánchez Vicario's 12th career Grand Slam title and her 4th and last Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Latvia Larisa Neiland / Australia Mark Woodforde defeated United States Nicole Arendt / United States Luke Jensen 4–6, 7–5, 6–0

  • It was Neiland's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodforde's 11th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Rehnquist defeated Sweden Mathias Hellstrom 2–6, 6–2, 7–5

Girls' Singles[edit]

Poland Magdalena Grzybowska defeated France Nathalie Dechy 6–1, 4–6, 6–1

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Italy Daniele Bracciali / Canada Jocelyn Robichaud defeated United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková / Czech Republic Jitka Schönfeldová defeated Belarus Olga Barabanschikova / Croatia Mirjana Lučić 6–1, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1996 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1996 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1996 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1995 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1996 French Open