1996 US Open (tennis)

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For the golf tournament, see 1996 U.S. Open Golf Championship.
1996 US Open
Date:   August 26 – September 8
Edition:   116th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / United States Patrick Galbraith
Boys' Singles
Germany Daniel Elsner
Girls' Singles
Croatia Mirjana Lučić
Boys' Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Girls' Doubles
South Africa Surina de Beer / South Africa Jessica Steck
US Open
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The 1996 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 116th edition of the US Open and was held from August 26 through September 8, 1996.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated United States Michael Chang 6–1, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)

  • It was Sampras' 8th career Grand Slam title and his 4th US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Monica Seles 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Graf's 21st career Grand Slam title and her 5th and last US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Mark Woodforde defeated Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–2)

  • It was Woodbridge's 12th career Grand Slam title and his 4th US Open title. It was Woodforde's 13th career Grand Slam title and his 4th and last US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva defeated Czech Republic Jana Novotná / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Fernández's 15th career Grand Slam title and her 5th and last US Open title. It was Zvereva's 17th career Grand Slam title and her 4th and last US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / United States Patrick Galbraith defeated Netherlands Manon Bollegraf / United States Rick Leach 7–6 (8–6), 7–6 (7–4)

  • It was Raymond's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Galbraith's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Germany Daniel Elsner defeated Austria Markus Hipfl 6–3, 6–2

Girls' Singles[edit]

Croatia Mirjana Lučić defeated Germany Marlene Weingärtner 6–2, 6–1

Boys' Doubles[edit]

United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan defeated Italy Daniele Bracciali / Canada Jocelyn Robichaud 5–7, 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

South Africa Surina de Beer / South Africa Jessica Steck defeated Slovenia Petra Rampre / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6–4, 6–3

Other events[edit]

Men's 35s Doubles Masters[edit]

United States Johan Kriek / United Kingdom John Lloyd defeated India Vijay Amritraj / United States Tim Wilkison 6–4, 6–4

Men's 45s Doubles Masters[edit]

United States Tom Gullikson / United States Dick Stockton defeated United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith 6–4, 6–2

Women's Doubles Masters[edit]

United Kingdom Anne Hobbs / United Kingdom Virginia Wade defeated United Kingdom Jo Durie / United States Valerie Ziegenfuss 6–2, 6–2

Mixed Doubles Masters[edit]

Australia Wendy Turnbull / Netherlands Tom Okker vs. United Kingdom Jo Durie / United States Tom Gorman (Abandoned due to rain)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1996 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1997 Australian Open