1996 Mercedes Cup

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1996 Mercedes Cup
Date15–21 July
Edition20th
CategoryChampionship Series
Draw48S / 24D
Prize money$915,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationStuttgart, Germany
VenueTennis Club Weissenhof
Champions
Singles
Austria Thomas Muster [1]
Doubles
Belgium Libor Pimek / South Africa Byron Talbot [2]
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The 1996 Mercedes Cup was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Tennis Club Weissenhof in Stuttgart, Germany that was part of the Championship Series of the 1996 ATP Tour. It was the 20th edition of the tournament and was held from 15 July until 21 July 1996. Thomas Muster won the singles title.[3]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Austria Thomas Muster defeated Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Muster's 6th singles title of the year and the 41st of his career.

Doubles[edit]

Belgium Libor Pimek / South Africa Byron Talbot defeated Spain Tomás Carbonell / Spain Francisco Roig 6–2, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Pimek's 3rd title of the year and the 16th of his career. It was Talbot's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Stuttgart Outdoor – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1996 Stuttgart Outdoor – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Briefly : Muster and Kafelnikov into final". The Independent. 20 July 1996.

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