1996 Ameritech Cup – Singles

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Singles
1996 Ameritech Cup
1995 Champion Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Champion Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Runner-up United States Jennifer Capriati
Final score 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
Events
Singles Doubles
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Magdalena Maleeva was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Jennifer Capriati.

Jana Novotná won in the final 6–4, 3–6, 6–1 against Capriati.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. The top four seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Monica Seles (Semifinals)
  2. Czech Republic Jana Novotná (Champion)
  3. United States Lindsay Davenport (Quarterfinals)
  4. Croatia Iva Majoli (Second Round)
  5. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Semifinals)
  6. United States Mary Joe Fernández (Second Round)
  7. Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Quarterfinals)
  8. Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
  United States Jennifer Capriati 4 6 1
2 Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6 3 6

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 United States M Seles 6 6  
  United States Z Garrison-Jackson 4 4     Russia E Likhovtseva 2 1  
  Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6   1 United States M Seles 7 6  
  Romania I Spîrlea 6 6     Romania I Spîrlea 6 1  
Q United States M Werdel-Witmeyer 3 0     Romania I Spîrlea 6 6  
WC United States M Shaughnessy 2 4   6 United States M J Fernández 1 2  
6 United States M J Fernández 6 6   1 United States M Seles 3 3  
  United States J Capriati 6 6  
4 Croatia I Majoli 3 2  
  United States M McGrath 6 6     United States M McGrath 6 6  
  Canada P Hy-Boulais 4 3     United States M McGrath 2 r  
  United States L Raymond 5 6     United States J Capriati 5    
  United States J Capriati 7 7     United States J Capriati 6 5 6
  France S Testud 3 2   8 Bulgaria M Maleeva 3 7 1
8 Bulgaria M Maleeva 6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
Q United States J Watanabe 1 1   5 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6  
Q United States L Poruri 4 7 3   Belgium S de Ville 1 2  
  Belgium S de Ville 6 6 6 5 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6 6
  Argentina P Suárez 6 2 7 3 United States L Davenport 3 7 2
Q South Africa L Horn 3 6 6   Argentina P Suárez 6 0  
3 United States L Davenport 7 6  
5 Switzerland M Hingis 5 4  
7 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 7 6 6 2 Czech Republic J Novotná 7 6  
  United States L McNeil 6 7 4 7 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 7 6 7
  United States L Wild 6 6     United States L Wild 5 7 6
  United States K Po 2 3   7 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy 2 5  
  United States A Frazier 6 7   2 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 7  
WC United States M Tu 3 5     United States A Frazier 2 1  
2 Czech Republic J Novotná 6 6  

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