1996 Eurocard Open

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1996 Eurocard Open
Date October 21 – October 27
Edition 7th[1]
Category Super 9
Location Stuttgart, Germany
Venue Schleyerhalle
Champions
Singles
Germany Boris Becker
Doubles
Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien

The 1996 Eurocard Open was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 1st edition of the Stuttgart Masters[2] and was part of the Mercedes Super 9 of the 1996 ATP Tour. It took place at the Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart in Germany from 21 October through 27 October 1996.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Boris Becker defeated United States Pete Sampras 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Becker's 4th title of the year and the 63rd of his career. It was his 1st Super 9 title of the year and his 5th overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien defeated Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Lareau's only title of the year and the 3rd of his career. It was O'Brien's 2nd title of the year and the 3rd of his career.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This was the 6th edition of the Eurocard Open to be held in Stuttgart; the 1995 edition had been held in Essen.
  2. ^ The Eurocard Open was part of the history of the Stuttgart Masters from 1996 to 1999.