1996 Monte Carlo Open – Doubles

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Doubles
1996 Monte Carlo Open
Champions South Africa Ellis Ferreira
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Runners-up Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Final score 2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles Doubles
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Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis were the defending champions but only Haarhuis competed that year with Sjeng Schalken.

Haarhuis and Schalken lost in the quarterfinals to Grant Connell and Todd Martin.

Ellis Ferreira and Jan Siemerink won in the final 2–6, 6–3, 6–2 against Jonas Björkman and Nicklas Kulti.

Seeds[edit]

The top four seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy (Quarterfinals)
  2. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Sweden Nicklas Kulti (Final)
  3. Canada Grant Connell / United States Todd Martin (Semifinals)
  4. South Africa Ellis Ferreira / Netherlands Jan Siemerink (Champions)
  5. Netherlands Menno Oosting / Czech Republic Cyril Suk (First Round)
  6. Sweden Stefan Edberg / Czech Republic Petr Korda (First Round)
  7. Argentina Luis Lobo / Spain Javier Sánchez (Semifinals)
  8. Czech Republic Jiří Novák / Czech Republic David Rikl (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
7 Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
3 2
4 South Africa Ellis Ferreira
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
6 6
4 South Africa Ellis Ferreira
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
2 6 6
2 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
6 3 2
3 Canada Grant Connell
United States Todd Martin
4 6 3
2 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
6 1 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Russia A Olhovskiy
7 7  
  United Kingdom N Broad
South Africa P Norval
6 1 7   United Kingdom N Broad
South Africa P Norval
5 6  
  South Africa J-L de Jager
France O Delaître
3 6 6 1 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Russia A Olhovskiy
4 5  
  Italy A Gaudenzi
Croatia G Ivanišević
3 6 6 7 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
6 7  
WC France H Leconte
Ukraine A Medvedev
6 3 2   Italy A Gaudenzi
Croatia G Ivanišević
6 3 6
  Netherlands T Nijssen
United States G Van Emburgh
3 0   7 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
4 6 7
7 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
6 6   7 Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
3 2  
4 South Africa E Ferreira
Netherlands J Siemerink
6 6  
4 South Africa E Ferreira
Netherlands J Siemerink
6 6  
WC Italy O Camporese
Italy D Nargiso
5 6     Netherlands H J Davids
Germany M-K Goellner
1 3  
  Netherlands H J Davids
Germany M-K Goellner
7 7   4 South Africa E Ferreira
Netherlands J Siemerink
7 7  
WC Italy R Furlan
Spain E Sánchez
        Belgium L Pimek
South Africa B Talbot
6 5  
Q Spain F Clavet
Italy F Maggi
w/o     Q Spain F Clavet
Italy F Maggi
4 1  
  Belgium L Pimek
South Africa B Talbot
6 2 6   Belgium L Pimek
South Africa B Talbot
6 6  
5 Netherlands M Oosting
Czech Republic C Suk
2 6 2

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6 Sweden S Edberg
Czech Republic P Korda
4 2  
  Netherlands P Haarhuis
Netherlands S Schalken
6 6     Netherlands P Haarhuis
Netherlands S Schalken
6 7  
  Germany B Becker
Australia M Philippoussis
3 6 7   Germany B Becker
Australia M Philippoussis
4 6  
  Australia J Eagle
Australia A Florent
6 3 6   Netherlands P Haarhuis
Netherlands S Schalken
2 7 2
  United States M Keil
Sweden P Nyborg
3 4   3 Canada G Connell
United States T Martin
6 6 6
Q Czech Republic V Flégl
Slovakia K Kučera
6 6   Q Czech Republic V Flégl
Slovakia K Kučera
1 2  
3 Canada G Connell
United States T Martin
6 6  
3 Canada G Connell
United States T Martin
4 6 3
8 Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
6 6   2 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
6 1 6
  Netherlands R Krajicek
Czech Republic D Vacek
2 3   8 Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
3 6  
  United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
6 6 6   United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
6 7  
WC France A Boetsch
Switzerland M Rosset
1 7 1   United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
1 7 5
  South Africa D Adams
South Africa M Barnard
6 3 2 2 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
6 5 7
  Spain J A Conde
Spain À Corretja
0 6 6   Spain J A Conde
Spain À Corretja
6 1  
2 Sweden J Björkman
Sweden N Kulti
7 6  

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