1996 Newsweek Champions Cup – Doubles

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1996 Newsweek Champions Cup
Champions   Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Runners-up   United States Brian MacPhie
Australia Michael Tebbutt
Final score   1–6, 6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles   Doubles

Tommy Ho and Brett Steven were the defending champions but only Steven competed that year with Sandon Stolle.

Steven and Stolle lost in the first round to Jonas Björkman and Stefan Edberg.

Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde won in the final 1–6, 6–2, 6–2 against Brian MacPhie and Michael Tebbutt.

Seeds[edit]

The top four seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde (Champions)
  2. Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis (Quarterfinals)
  3. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (Second Round)
  4. Zimbabwe Byron Black / Canada Grant Connell (Semifinals)
  5. United States Rick Leach / United States Scott Melville (First Round)
  6. France Guy Forget / Switzerland Jakob Hlasek (Second Round)
  7. New Zealand Brett Steven / Australia Sandon Stolle (First Round)
  8. United States Todd Martin / United States Jonathan Stark (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Australia Todd Woodbridge
 Australia Mark Woodforde
6 6  
4  Zimbabwe Byron Black
 Canada Grant Connell
3 3  
  1  Australia Todd Woodbridge
 Australia Mark Woodforde
1 6 6
     United States Brian MacPhie
 Australia Michael Tebbutt
6 2 2
   United States Brian MacPhie
 Australia Michael Tebbutt
7 6
     United States Trevor Kronemann
 Australia David Macpherson
6 4  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Australia T Woodbridge
 Australia M Woodforde
7 3 6  
   Netherlands T Nijssen
 United States G Van Emburgh
6 5 2        South Africa W Ferreira
 South Africa G Muller
5 6 4  
   South Africa W Ferreira
 South Africa G Muller
4 7 6       1  Australia T Woodbridge
 Australia M Woodforde
7 4 6  
   Argentina L Lobo
 Spain J Sánchez
2 7 6          United States J Grabb
 United States R Reneberg
6 6 3  
   United States J Grabb
 United States R Reneberg
6 5 7        United States J Grabb
 United States R Reneberg
6 7  
WC  France A Boetsch
 Switzerland M Rosset
4 7 6     8  United States T Martin
 United States J Stark
2 5    
8  United States T Martin
 United States J Stark
6 5 7       1  Australia T Woodbridge
 Australia M Woodforde
6 6  
      4  Zimbabwe B Black
 Canada G Connell
3 3  
    4  Zimbabwe B Black
 Canada G Connell
6 6    
WC  Australia T Budgen
 Australia B Sceney
2 3          Italy A Gaudenzi
 Croatia G Ivanišević
2 3    
   Italy A Gaudenzi
 Croatia G Ivanišević
6 6         4  Zimbabwe B Black
 Canada G Connell
7 6  
LL  United States K Flach
 United States K Jones
6 1 4       Q  Australia P Kilderry
 South Africa M Ondruska
5 1    
Q  Australia P Kilderry
 South Africa M Ondruska
1 6 6     Q  Australia P Kilderry
 South Africa M Ondruska
6 1 6
WC  United States J Courier
 United States A O'Brien
6 6 7     WC  United States J Courier
 United States A O'Brien
3 6 2  
5  United States R Leach
 United States S Melville
0 7 5  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
6  France G Forget
 Switzerland J Hlasek
6 6    
   Argentina J Frana
 Spain E Sánchez
3 4       6  France G Forget
 Switzerland J Hlasek
4 6 4  
WC  United States A Agassi
 United States P Galbraith
3 7 5        United States B MacPhie
 Australia M Tebbutt
6 3 6  
   United States B MacPhie
 Australia M Tebbutt
6 5 7          United States B MacPhie
 Australia M Tebbutt
6 6    
   South Africa J-L de Jager
 South Africa E Ferreira
6 6            South Africa J-L de Jager
 South Africa E Ferreira
3 4    
   United States K Kinnear
 United States D Randall
1 3          South Africa J-L de Jager
 South Africa E Ferreira
6 6 6
    3  The Bahamas M Knowles
 Canada D Nestor
7 3 4  
         United States B MacPhie
 Australia M Tebbutt
7 6  
7  New Zealand B Steven
 Australia S Stolle
4 6            United States T Kronemann
 Australia D Macpherson
6 4  
   Sweden J Björkman
 Sweden S Edberg
6 7          Sweden J Björkman
 Sweden S Edberg
2 6    
Q  United States J Belloli
 India L Paes
3 6 3        United States T Kronemann
 Australia D Macpherson
6 7    
   United States T Kronemann
 Australia D Macpherson
6 3 6          United States T Kronemann
 Australia D Macpherson
1 6 6
   Australia J Eagle
 Australia A Florent
6 2 7       2  Netherlands J Eltingh
 Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 3 2  
   United States L Jensen
 United States M Jensen
3 6 6        Australia J Eagle
 Australia A Florent
7 4 6
    2  Netherlands J Eltingh
 Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 6 7  
 

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