1996 Panasonic German Open

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For the WTA Tour event, see 1996 WTA German Open.
1996 Panasonic German Open
Date:   May 6 – May 12
Edition:   89th
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Spain Roberto Carretero
The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor
Panasonic German Open
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The 1996 Panasonic German Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 89th edition of the Hamburg Masters and was part of the Mercedes Super 9 of the 1996 ATP Tour. It took place at the Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg in Germany from May 6 through May 12, 1996.

The singles field was headlined by ATP No. 5, 1995 Tour Championships winner, Australian Open and 1991 Hamburg runner-up Boris Becker, Zagreb, Dubai, Milan, Rotterdam and Grand Slam Cup champion Goran Ivanišević and Adelaide winner and Rotterdam and St. Petersburg finalist Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Other top seeds competing were Indian Wells winner Wayne Ferreira, Monte Carlo and Indian Wells semifinalist Marcelo Ríos, Sergi Bruguera, Arnaud Boetsch and Marc Rosset.


Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Roberto Carretero defeated Spain Àlex Corretja 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Carretero's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career. It was his 1st Masters title of the year and his 1st overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor defeated France Guy Forget / Switzerland Jakob Hlasek 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Knowles' 4th title of the year and the 8th of his career. It was Nestor's 3rd title of the year and the 5th of his career.

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