1996 Direct Line International Championships

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1996 Direct Line International Championships
Date:   June 18 – June 22
Edition:   22nd
Category:   Tier II
Surface:   Grass / Outdoor
Location:   Eastbourne, England
Venue:   Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
United States Monica Seles
Doubles
Czech Republic Jana Novotná / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Direct Line International Championships
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The 1996 Direct Line International Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne in England that was part of Tier II of the 1996 WTA Tour. It was the 22nd edition of the tournament and was held from June 18 through June 22, 1996. Monica Seles won the singles title.

Winners[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Monica Seles defeated United States Mary Joe Fernández 6–0, 6–2

  • It was Seles' 3rd singles title of the year and the 36th of her career.[1]


Women's Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Jana Novotná / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated South Africa Rosalyn Nideffer / United States Pam Shriver 4–6, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Novotná's 5th doubles title of the year and the 61st of her career.[2] It was Sánchez Vicario's 8th doubles title of the year and the 48th of her career.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Bio: Monica Seles". www.itftennis.com. 
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Jana Novotná". www.itftennis.com. 
  3. ^ "Player Bio: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario". www.itftennis.com. 

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