1996 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1996 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-up   Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Final score   6–3, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1995 1997 > 

Steffi Graf was the defending champion, and she successfully defended her title, defeating Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the final, in what was a rematch of last year's final.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Germany Steffi Graf 6 6    
6  Czech Republic Jana Novotná 3 2    
  1  Germany Steffi Graf 6 2 6  
  12  Japan Kimiko Date 2 6 3  
12  Japan Kimiko Date 3 6 6
  13  France Mary Pierce 6 3 1  
    1  Germany Steffi Graf 6 7  
  4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 3 5  
     Austria Judith Wiesner 4 0    
4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  4  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
     United States Meredith McGrath 2 1    
9  United States Mary Joe Fernández 3 1  
     United States Meredith McGrath 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Germany S Graf 6 6    
 Czech Republic L Richterová 4 1       1  Germany S Graf 7 6    
 Italy N Baudone 0 6 6    Italy N Baudone 5 3    
 Slovakia J Husárová 6 1 1       1  Germany S Graf 6 6    
 Slovakia H Nagyová 3 2          United States N Arendt 2 1    
 United States N Arendt 6 6        United States N Arendt 2 6 6
 Germany C Porwik 2 7 6    Germany C Porwik 6 2 3  
 United Kingdom C Wood 6 5 4       1  Germany S Graf 6 6  
 France A Fusai 7 7         16  Switzerland M Hingis 1 4  
 Austria S Dopfer 5 6        France A Fusai 4 2    
 Australia R Stubbs 1 4      United States L Wild 6 6    
 United States L Wild 6 6          United States L Wild 3 6 1
WC  United Kingdom R Viollet 6 2 6       16  Switzerland M Hingis 6 2 6  
WC  United Kingdom M Miller 2 6 1     WC  United Kingdom R Viollet 1 1  
 Canada J Nejedly 2 2     16  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    
16  Switzerland M Hingis 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
10  Bulgaria M Maleeva 6 6    
 Germany B Rittner 2 1       10  Bulgaria M Maleeva 6 6 7  
 Netherlands P Kamstra 2 6 1    France N Tauziat 7 3 9  
 France N Tauziat 6 3 6        France N Tauziat 3 6 4  
 Belarus N Zvereva 6 6          Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 3 6  
 Italy F Lubiani 3 1        Belarus N Zvereva 2 4  
 South Africa M de Swardt 6 4      Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 6    
 Canada P Hy-Boulais 7 6          Canada P Hy-Boulais 3 1  
 Sweden Å Carlsson 6 3 3       6  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  
 Germany K Kschwendt 4 6 6      Germany K Kschwendt 2 0    
 Romania R Dragomir 6 7 8    Romania R Dragomir 6 6    
 Indonesia Y Basuki 7 5 6        Romania R Dragomir 3 1  
 Belgium L Courtois 4 6 6       6  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    
 Germany A Glass 6 2 2      Belgium L Courtois 6 3  
 Germany V Martinek 4 0     6  Czech Republic J Novotná 7 6    
6  Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
 Italy S Farina 0 0       3  Spain C Martínez 7 7    
 United States L Raymond 6 3 6    United States L Raymond 5 5    
 Spain Á Montolio 2 6 2       3  Spain C Martínez 7 7    
 United States L McNeil 6 6 6        United States L McNeil 5 6    
Q  Italy L Golarsa 7 4 4      United States L McNeil 4 6 6
 United States K Po 6 6      United States K Po 6 0 3  
Q  France A Cocheteux 4 3         3  Spain C Martínez 7 6 3
 Spain V Ruano Pascual 7 4 2       12  Japan K Date 5 7 6
 Netherlands K Boogert 5 6 6      Netherlands K Boogert 4 6 6  
 Australia N Bradtke 3 0     Q  Australia K-A Guse 6 3 1  
Q  Australia K-A Guse 6 6          Netherlands K Boogert 6 4 2
 France A-G Sidot 6 6         12  Japan K Date 2 6 6  
Q  Romania C Cristea 4 1        France A-G Sidot 7 3 3
 Japan K Nagatsuka 0 3     12  Japan K Date 6 6 6  
12  Japan K Date 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13  France M Pierce 6 6    
 Switzerland P Schnyder 3 2       13  France M Pierce 6 6    
WC  United Kingdom J Ward 3 2     WC  United Kingdom C Taylor 4 2    
WC  United Kingdom C Taylor 6 6         13  France M Pierce 6 6    
 Japan R Hiraki 7 6          Ukraine N Medvedeva 4 1    
 Germany C Singer 5 4        Japan R Hiraki 3 2  
 United States C Morariu 7 5 4    Ukraine N Medvedeva 6 6    
 Ukraine N Medvedeva 5 7 6       13  France M Pierce 6 6  
 Russia E Likhovtseva 7 6          Latvia L Neiland 2 3  
 Belgium E Callens 6 3        Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6    
 Mexico A Gavaldón 6 1      United States K Adams 4 3    
 United States K Adams 7 6          Russia E Likhovtseva 3 6 0
 Latvia L Neiland 6 6          Latvia L Neiland 6 4 6  
WC  United States K Rinaldi-Stunkel 3 3        Latvia L Neiland 6 6  
 Austria M Schnell 4 1     8  United States L Davenport 3 2    
8  United States L Davenport 6 6    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
17  Slovakia K Habšudová 0 5    
 Austria J Wiesner 6 7        Austria J Wiesner 6 6    
 United States M Werdel-Witmeyer 4 4     Q  Argentina M Paz 2 3    
Q  Argentina M Paz 6 6          Austria J Wiesner 6 7    
 Poland K Nowak 0 2          United States G Fernández 2 5    
 Italy G Pizzichini 6 6        Italy G Pizzichini 2 1  
 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia T Ječmenica 6 3 4    United States G Fernández 6 6    
 United States G Fernández 2 6 6        Austria J Wiesner 6 6  
 Slovakia R Zrubáková 2 2          United States A Frazier 4 4  
 South Korea Park S-h 6 6        South Korea Park S-h 4 1    
 United States A Frazier 6 6      United States A Frazier 6 6    
 Madagascar D Randriantefy 3 1          United States A Frazier 6 6  
 Argentina I Gorrochategui 6 7          Argentina I Gorrochategui 0 3    
 Israel A Smashnova 4 6        Argentina I Gorrochategui 6 2 6
WC  United Kingdom S Smith 6 1 2   15  Romania I Spîrlea 3 6 4  
15  Romania I Spîrlea 3 6 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6    
 South Africa J Kruger 0 3       11  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 6 6    
 Czech Republic R Bobková 3 3      United States J Watanabe 3 0    
 United States J Watanabe 6 6         11  Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 5 6 10  
LL  Poland A Olsza 6 6          Belgium S Appelmans 7 3 12  
 Poland M Grzybowska 4 4       LL  Poland A Olsza 3 1  
 Japan N Miyagi 3 4      Belgium S Appelmans 6 6    
 Belgium S Appelmans 6 6          Belgium S Appelmans 6 2 1
LL  Italy F Perfetti 4 6 11       4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 3 6 6
 Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 2 9     LL  Italy F Perfetti 4 0    
 Japan N Sawamatsu 7 6      Japan N Sawamatsu 6 6    
 Japan N Kijimuta 6 2          Japan N Sawamatsu 4 1  
 Netherlands M Oremans 7 6         4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
 Italy R Grande 6 3        Netherlands M Oremans 5 3  
 Italy A Serra Zanetti 3 4     4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 7 6    
4  Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  Germany A Huber 6 6    
 Spain G León García 1 1       5  Germany A Huber 6 6    
WC  United States P Shriver 6 6     WC  United States P Shriver 2 1    
Q  Australia A Ellwood 4 4         5  Germany A Huber 6 1    
 Australia K Godridge 3 3          Japan A Sugiyama 7 6    
 Czech Republic H Suková 6 6        Czech Republic H Suková 4 1  
Q  Luxembourg A Kremer 5 4      Japan A Sugiyama 6 6    
 Japan A Sugiyama 7 6          Japan A Sugiyama 4 6 3
 Germany P Begerow 4 6 6       9  United States MJ Fernández 6 1 6
 Austria B Schett 6 2 3      Austria B Schett 2 6 2  
 Argentina F Labat 6 2 7    Argentina F Labat 6 2 6  
 United States T Whitlinger-Jones 1 6 5        Argentina F Labat 2 0  
 United States S Cacic 1 3         9  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    
 France S Testud 6 6        France S Testud 4 4  
 Germany J Kandarr 0 0     9  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    
9  United States MJ Fernández 6 6    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
14  South Africa A Coetzer 6 6    
 Bulgaria E Pampoulova 1 1       14  South Africa A Coetzer 6 6 3  
 Japan M Endo 2 5      United States M McGrath 7 2 6  
 United States M McGrath 6 7          United States M McGrath 7 6 6  
 France A Dechaume-Balleret 1 1          Belgium N Feber 5 7 2  
 Belgium N Feber 6 6        Belgium N Feber 6 6  
 United States A Miller 6 6      United States A Miller 1 2    
 Argentina P Suárez 2 2          United States M McGrath 6 6  
 Japan Y Kamio 6 6          Slovakia K Studeníková 4 0  
 France N Dechy 2 3        Japan Y Kamio 0 0    
 Belgium D Van Roost 6 6      Belgium D Van Roost 6 6    
Q  Canada M Drake 3 3          Belgium D Van Roost 3 2  
 Russia E Makarova 2 4          Slovakia K Studeníková 6 6    
 Slovakia K Studeníková 6 6        Slovakia K Studeníková 7 5 6
 United States A Grossman 1 2     2  United States M Seles 5 7 4  
2  United States M Seles 6 6    

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8