1996 Newsweek Champions Cup – Singles

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1996 Newsweek Champions Cup
Champion   United States Michael Chang
Runner-up   Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Final score   7–5, 6–1, 6–1
Events
Singles   Doubles

Pete Sampras was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Paul Haarhuis.

Michael Chang won in the final 7–5, 6–1, 6–1 against Haarhuis.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Quarterfinals)
  2. Austria Thomas Muster (Second Round)
  3. United States Andre Agassi (Quarterfinals)
  4. Germany Boris Becker (Second Round)
  5. United States Michael Chang (Champion)
  6. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Semifinals)
  7. United States Jim Courier (Third Round)
  8. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Second Round)
  9. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Quarterfinals)
  10. Switzerland Marc Rosset (First Round)
  11. Ukraine Andriy Medvedev (First Round)
  12. France Arnaud Boetsch (Third Round)
  13. Spain Albert Costa (Third Round)
  14. United States Todd Martin (Third Round)
  15. United States MaliVai Washington (First Round)
  16. Austria Gilbert Schaller (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                             
     Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 6 78    
6  Croatia Goran Ivanišević 2 66    
     Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 5 1 1    
  5  United States Michael Chang 7 6 6    
5  United States Michael Chang 78 6  
     Chile Marcelo Ríos 66 3    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  United States P Sampras w/o      
   Czech Republic P Korda 6 5 4        Spain À Corretja        
   Spain À Corretja 3 7 6       1  United States P Sampras 6 6    
   Sweden J Björkman 6 6         Q  United States M Joyce 3 4    
WC  France G Forget 3 4          Sweden J Björkman 3 4  
Q  United States M Joyce 6 6       Q  United States M Joyce 6 6    
16  Austria G Schaller 3 4         1  United States P Sampras 5 77 1
10  Switzerland M Rosset 6 1 2          Netherlands P Haarhuis 7 65 6
   Italy R Furlan 2 6 6        Italy R Furlan 77 3 6  
   Italy A Gaudenzi 6 6          Italy A Gaudenzi 65 6 2  
Q  South Africa G Stafford 3 3            Italy R Furlan 3 4  
Q  Italy D Nargiso 77 2 5          Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6    
   Netherlands P Haarhuis 65 6 7        Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6  
    8  Sweden T Enqvist 4 2    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    WC/4  Germany B Becker 3 5    
Q  United States A O'Brien 65 6 5        Spain C Costa 6 7    
   Spain C Costa 77 1 7          Spain C Costa 6 4 6  
   Sweden M Larsson 2 4         13  Spain A Costa 3 6 4  
   Switzerland J Hlasek 6 6          Switzerland J Hlasek 5 2  
WC  United States C Mamiit 2 4       13  Spain A Costa 7 6    
13  Spain A Costa 6 6            Spain C Costa 4 4  
11  Ukraine A Medvedev 3 6 5       6  Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
   Spain J Burillo 6 4 7        Spain J Burillo 1 6 7  
   United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 4 4        Germany B Karbacher 6 1 5  
   Germany B Karbacher 3 6 6          Spain J Burillo 4 5  
   Argentina J Frana 65 2         6  Croatia G Ivanišević 6 7    
   Zimbabwe B Black 77 6          Zimbabwe B Black 1 3  
    6  Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  United States M Chang 4 6 6  
   Sweden S Edberg 6 6          Sweden S Edberg 6 3 1  
   Czech Republic J Novák 1 2         5  United States M Chang 6 6    
Q  Canada D Nestor 77 6         12  France A Boetsch 1 3    
   New Zealand B Steven 62 4       Q  Canada D Nestor 4 3  
   Morocco Y El Aynaoui 3 1r     12  France A Boetsch 6 6    
12  France A Boetsch 6 4         5  United States M Chang 63 6 6
14  United States T Martin 6 6         3  United States A Agassi 77 2 1
WC  Australia J Stoltenberg 3 2       14  United States T Martin 6 6    
   Spain J Sánchez 78 2 2        Australia M Woodforde 4 3    
   Australia M Woodforde 66 6 6       14  United States T Martin 69 6 61
   Netherlands S Schalken 77 6         3  United States A Agassi 711 2 77  
Q  Ecuador N Lapentti 64 3          Netherlands S Schalken 1 6 3
    3  United States A Agassi 6 4 6  
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    7  United States J Courier 6 6    
   Australia T Woodbridge 7 6          Australia T Woodbridge 3 3    
   Spain A Berasategui 5 1         7  United States J Courier 4 4    
   Spain F Clavet 3 0         9  South Africa W Ferreira 6 6    
   Australia M Philippoussis 6 6          Australia M Philippoussis 6 64 65
   Argentina H Gumy 77 5 3     9  South Africa W Ferreira 2 77 77  
9  South Africa W Ferreira 61 7 6       9  South Africa W Ferreira 5 5  
15  United States M Washington 3 5            Chile M Ríos 7 7  
Q  United States J Stark 6 7       Q  United States J Stark 63 1    
   Chile M Ríos 77 6          Chile M Ríos 77 6    
WC  The Bahamas M Knowles 64 3            Chile M Ríos 6 4  
   Sweden M Wilander 3 69            Romania A Voinea 3 1r  
   Romania A Voinea 6 711          Romania A Voinea 6 7  
    2  Austria T Muster 3 5    
 

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