1996 RCA Championships – Singles

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Singles
1996 RCA Championships
Champion United States Pete Sampras
Runner-up Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Final score 7–6(7–3), 7–5
Events
Singles Doubles
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Thomas Enqvist was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Todd Martin.

Pete Sampras won in the final 7–6(7–3), 7–5 against Goran Ivanišević.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Champion)
  2. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Final)
  3. United States Andre Agassi (Second Round)
  4. Sweden Thomas Enqvist (Quarterfinals)
  5. United States Todd Martin (Semifinals)
  6. United States Richey Reneberg (Third Round)
  7. Australia Jason Stoltenberg (Second Round)
  8. Italy Renzo Furlan (Second Round)
  9. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Third Round)
  10. Australia Mark Woodforde (Third Round)
  11. Spain Àlex Corretja (Quarterfinals)
  12. United Kingdom Tim Henman (First Round)
  13. Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach (Semifinals)
  14. Australia Todd Woodbridge (Second Round)
  15. Belgium Filip Dewulf (First Round)
  16. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Semifinals
                   
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 6  
13 Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 1 4  
1 United States Pete Sampras 77 7  
2 Croatia Goran Ivanišević 63 5  
5 United States Todd Martin 2 4  
2 Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1 United States P Sampras 77 68 6
Q United States D Johnson 6 77   Q United States D Johnson 63 710 2
  Switzerland J Hlasek 4 62   1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
  South Africa M Ondruska 6 6     South Africa M Ondruska 1 2  
  Romania A Voinea 1 2     South Africa M Ondruska 6 77  
Q United States S Bryan 6 6   Q United States S Bryan 2 65  
15 Belgium F Dewulf 1 2   1 United States P Sampras 6 6  
10 Australia M Woodforde 4 6 7 WC Germany T Haas 3 4  
Q United States W McGuire 6 3 5 10 Australia M Woodforde 6 712  
WC United States J Salzenstein 6 1 77 WC United States J Salzenstein 2 610  
Q United States G Weiner 4 6 63 10 Australia M Woodforde 63 2  
  Belgium D Norman 3 3   WC Germany T Haas 77 6  
WC Germany T Haas 6 6   WC Germany T Haas 6 6  
8 Italy R Furlan 1 2  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3 United States A Agassi 6 2d
Q United States F Montana 3 64     Canada D Nestor 1 3  
  Canada D Nestor 6 77     Canada D Nestor 2 2  
  Italy G Pozzi 6 5 1 13 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6  
  Sweden T Johansson 3 7 6   Sweden T Johansson 3 4  
  Spain J Burillo 2 4   13 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6  
13 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6   13 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 7  
11 Spain À Corretja 6 6   11 Spain À Corretja 4 5  
  France G Raoux 1 3   11 Spain À Corretja 6 4 6
  Spain I Truyol 6 6     Spain I Truyol 1 6 1
  Germany B Karbacher 2 0   11 Spain À Corretja 6 67 6
  Italy C Caratti 7 4 7 6 United States R Reneberg 3 79 2
Q Croatia S Hirszon 5 6 5   Italy C Caratti 3 1  
6 United States R Reneberg 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
5 United States T Martin 2 6 6
WC United States J Grabb 3 6 0   Colombia M Hadad 6 2 1
  Colombia M Hadad 6 2 6 5 United States T Martin 6 6  
  South Africa G Stafford 2 5     United States C Woodruff 4 3  
  United States C Woodruff 6 7     United States C Woodruff 7 3 4
  The Bahamas M Knowles 6 2 6   The Bahamas M Knowles 5 6 1r
12 United Kingdom T Henman 2 6 4 5 United States T Martin 6 1 77
14 Australia T Woodbridge 6 6   4 Sweden T Enqvist 3 6 63
  Australia S Draper 3 4   14 Australia T Woodbridge 1 1  
  Brazil R Jabali 3 64     United States D Wheaton 6 6  
  United States D Wheaton 6 77     United States D Wheaton 4 3  
Q United Kingdom M Petchey 5 2   4 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6  
  Canada S Lareau 7 6     Canada S Lareau 4 2  
4 Sweden T Enqvist 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
7 Australia J Stoltenberg 5 4  
WC United States K Kinnear 4 3     France L Roux 7 6  
  France L Roux 6 6     France L Roux 6 6  
  Czech Republic M Damm 65 4   9 Sweden S Edberg 3 4  
  Argentina G Etlis 77 6     Argentina G Etlis 65 4  
  Australia M Tebbutt 2 2   9 Sweden S Edberg 77 6  
9 Sweden S Edberg 6 6     France L Roux 77 65 2
16 Czech Republic P Korda 6 4 6 2 Croatia G Ivanišević 65 77 6
  Morocco H Arazi 3 6 2 16 Czech Republic P Korda 2 6 7
  United States J Stark 2 3     Italy S Pescosolido 6 4 5
  Italy S Pescosolido 6 6   16 Czech Republic P Korda 3 3  
WC United States J Gimelstob 4 4   2 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6  
  Argentina J Frana 6 6     Argentina J Frana 77 4 5
2 Croatia G Ivanišević 64 6 7

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