1996 Salem Open Beijing and the Nokia Open

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1996 Salem Open Beijing
and Nokia Open
Date October 7 – October 13 (men)
October 14 – October 20 (women)
Edition 4th (men) / 3rd (women)
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Greg Rusedski
Women's Singles
Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang
Men's Doubles
Czech Republic Martin Damm / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Women's Doubles
Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Miho Saeki
← 1995 · Salem Open Beijing · 1997 →
← 1995 · Nokia Open · 1997 →

The 1996 Salem Open Beijing and the Nokia Open were tennis tournaments. The men's tournament was played on indoor carpet courts while the women's tournament was played on indoor hard courts. Both events were held in Beijing in the People's Republic of China and were part of the World Series of the 1996 ATP Tour and of Tier IV of the 1996 WTA Tour. The men's tournament was held from October 7 through October 13, 1996, while the women's tournament was held from October 14 through October 20, 1996.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Greg Rusedski defeated Czech Republic Martin Damm 7–6(7–5), 6–4

  • It was Rusedski's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang defeated China Li-Ling Chen 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Wang's 2nd title of the year and the 6th of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Martin Damm / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy defeated Germany Patrik Kühnen / South Africa Gary Muller 6–4, 7–5

  • It was Damm's only title of the year and the 8th of his career. It was Olhovskiy's 4th title of the year and the 14th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Japan Naoko Kijimuta / Japan Miho Saeki defeated Japan Yuko Hosoki / Japan Kazue Takuma 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Kijimuta's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of her career. It was Saeki's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of her career.

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