1996 Paris Open – Doubles

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Doubles
1996 Paris Open
1995 Champions Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
Champions Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Runners-up Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Final score 6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Events
Singles Doubles
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Grant Connell and Patrick Galbraith were the defending champions but they competed with different partners that year, Connell with Byron Black and Galbraith with Jonathan Stark.

Galbraith and Stark lost in the first round to David Adams and Menno Oosting.

Black and Connell lost in the semifinals to Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Daniel Vacek.

Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis won in the final 6–4, 4–6, 7–6 against Kafelnikov and Vacek.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. All eight seeded teams received byes into the second round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
         
6 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6 4 7
4 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
4 6 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
6 6  
Q Spain T Carbonell
Spain F Roig
6 6 6 Q Spain T Carbonell
Spain F Roig
4 3  
  Australia S Stolle
Australia M Tebbutt
7 4 4 1 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
6 7  
  Czech Republic P Korda
Czech Republic C Suk
6 6     Czech Republic P Korda
Czech Republic C Suk
1 6  
  Argentina L Lobo
Spain J Sánchez
3 4     Czech Republic P Korda
Czech Republic C Suk
6 6  
8 Canada S Lareau
United States A O'Brien
3 3  
1 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
6 6 6
6 Netherlands J Eltingh
Netherlands P Haarhuis
4 7 7
3 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
7 6  
WC United States J Courier
France F Santoro
6 6   WC United States J Courier
France F Santoro
6 3  
WC France A Boetsch
France O Delaître
3 4   3 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
3 2 r
WC France J-P Fleurian
France G Raoux
6 6   6 Netherlands J Eltingh
Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 5  
WC United States A Agassi
United States L Jensen
3 3   WC France J-P Fleurian
France G Raoux
5 6  
6 Netherlands J Eltingh
Netherlands P Haarhuis
7 7  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 France G Forget
Switzerland J Hlasek
6 6 6
  South Africa D Adams
Netherlands M Oosting
6 6 6   South Africa D Adams
Netherlands M Oosting
4 7 7
  United States P Galbraith
United States J Stark
4 7 2   South Africa D Adams
Netherlands M Oosting
6 2 4
  United States R Leach
Russia A Olhovskiy
4 6 6 4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
4 6 6
  United States J Grabb
United States R Reneberg
6 4 7   United States J Grabb
United States R Reneberg
3 5  
4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 7  
4 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
5 6 7
2 Zimbabwe B Black
Canada G Connell
7 1 6
7 South Africa E Ferreira
Netherlands J Siemerink
2 4  
  Sweden N Kulti
Australia M Philippoussis
6 4 6   Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
6 6  
  Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
4 6 7   Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
7 3 5
  United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
5 7 6 2 Zimbabwe B Black
Canada G Connell
6 6 7
  Belgium L Pimek
South Africa B Talbot
7 6 4   United States T Kronemann
Australia D Macpherson
6 5  
2 Zimbabwe B Black
Canada G Connell
7 7  

References[edit]