1996 US Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1996 US Open
ChampionsUnited States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runners-upCzech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Final score1–6, 6–1, 6–4
Details
Draw64 (4Q / 4WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Gigi Fernández and Natasha Zvereva were the defending champions and successfully defended their title, defeating Jana Novotná and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final. It was the 5th US Open, 15th Grand Slam and 66th overall title for Fernández, and the 4th US Open, 15th Grand Slam and 60th overall title, in their respective careers.

Seeds[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7 6
Russia Anna Kournikova
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
5 2
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 1 6
4 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Helena Suková
1 6 1
4 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Helena Suková
6 6
Canada Patricia Hy-Boulais
South Africa Rosalyn Nideffer
4 4
1 Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 1 4
2 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
1 6 6
6 United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
4 6 7
5 United States Nicole Arendt
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
6 3 5
6 United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
2 6
2 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 7
Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan
Canada Rene Simpson
3 7 2
2 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6 6 6

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
Q Japan M Saeki
Japan Y Yoshida
1 1 1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
6 6 6
Australia N Bradtke
Australia R McQuillan
6 6 Australia N Bradtke
Australia R McQuillan
7 3 2
Italy L Golarsa
Germany C Singer
4 2 1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
LL Hungary V Csurgó
Poland M Grzybowska
6 4 2 15 Japan R Hiraki
Japan N Miyagi
4 2
Netherlands S Noorlander
France S Pitkowski
4 6 6 Netherlands S Noorlander
France S Pitkowski
6 2 2
Finland N Dahlman
United Kingdom C Wood
6 3 2 15 Japan R Hiraki
Japan N Miyagi
4 6 6
15 Japan R Hiraki
Japan N Miyagi
3 6 6 1 Czech Republic J Novotná
Spain A Sánchez Vicario
7 6
10 Australia E Smylie
United States L Wild
4 4 Russia A Kournikova
Russia E Likhovtseva
5 2
United States A Lettiere
United States C Morariu
6 6 United States A Lettiere
United States C Morariu
3 6 6
Czech Republic L Cenková
Poland A Olsza
6 6 Czech Republic L Cenková
Poland A Olsza
6 1 1
Q South Africa L Horn
South Africa J Kruger
1 2 United States A Lettiere
United States C Morariu
2 7 2
Czech Republic R Bobková
Czech Republic E Melicharová
3 6 6 Russia A Kournikova
Russia E Likhovtseva
6 6 6
Russia A Kournikova
Russia E Likhovtseva
6 3 7 Russia A Kournikova
Russia E Likhovtseva
7 4
Australia A Ellwood
Australia N Pratt
3 4 9 United States K Adams
South Africa M de Swardt
6 1r
9 United States K Adams
South Africa M de Swardt
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Switzerland M Hingis
Czech Republic H Suková
6 6
Slovakia H Nagyová
Slovakia K Studeníková
0 3 4 Switzerland M Hingis
Czech Republic H Suková
6 6
Q Argentina M-F Landa
Germany M Weingärtner
2 2 Sweden Å Carlsson
Sweden M Strandlund
2 4
Sweden Å Carlsson
Sweden M Strandlund
6 6 4 Switzerland M Hingis
Czech Republic H Suková
6 3 7
South Africa A Coetzer
Argentina I Gorrochategui
6 6 11 Indonesia Y Basuki
Netherlands C Vis
3 6 5
Japan K Nagatsuka
Japan A Sugiyama
3 3 South Africa A Coetzer
Argentina I Gorrochategui
3 0r
United States M Werdel-Witmeyer
United States T Whitlinger-Jones
3 6 5 11 Indonesia Y Basuki
Netherlands C Vis
6 1
11 Indonesia Y Basuki
Netherlands C Vis
6 3 7 4 Switzerland M Hingis
Czech Republic H Suková
6 6
13 United States Z Garrison-Jackson
United States P Shriver
5 4 Canada P Hy-Boulais
South Africa R Nideffer
4 4
Argentina L Montalvo
Germany B Rittner
7 6 Argentina L Montalvo
Germany B Rittner
2 6
Slovenia T Križan
Greece C Papadáki
3 6 Italy R Grande
Russia E Makarova
6 7
Italy R Grande
Russia E Makarova
6 7 Italy R Grande
Russia E Makarova
1 1
Czech Republic P Langrová
Slovakia R Zrubáková
4 2 Canada P Hy-Boulais
South Africa R Nideffer
6 6
Japan N Kijimuta
Argentina F Labat
6 6 Japan N Kijimuta
Argentina F Labat
6 4 6
Canada P Hy-Boulais
South Africa R Nideffer
7 6 Canada P Hy-Boulais
South Africa R Nideffer
1 6 7
8 Netherlands B Schultz-McCarthy
France N Tauziat
5 1

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United States L McNeil
Argentina G Sabatini
6 7
Slovakia D Krajčovičová
Czech Republic L Němečková
2 5 6 United States L McNeil
Argentina G Sabatini
6 6
Italy S Cecchini
Italy L Garrone
2 1 Canada J Hetherington
United States K Rinaldi-Stunkel
1 1
Canada J Hetherington
United States K Rinaldi-Stunkel
6 6 6 United States L McNeil
Argentina G Sabatini
6 6
WC United States L Osterloh
United States S Reeves
7 3 1 12 Netherlands K Boogert
Romania I Spîrlea
4 2
Belgium S Appelmans
Netherlands M Oremans
6 6 6 Belgium S Appelmans
Netherlands M Oremans
1 0
Germany K Kschwendt
Austria B Schett
7 1 3 12 Netherlands K Boogert
Romania I Spîrlea
6 6
12 Netherlands K Boogert
Romania I Spîrlea
5 6 6 6 United States L McNeil
Argentina G Sabatini
4 6 7
14 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
6 1 6 5 United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 3 5
Ukraine O Lugina
Bulgaria E Pampoulova
2 6 2 14 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
6 7
United States A Frazier
United States K Po
6 3 2 South Korea S-h Park
Chinese Taipei S-t Wang
2 5
South Korea S-h Park
Chinese Taipei S-t Wang
4 6 6 14 Spain C Martínez
Argentina P Tarabini
5 5
WC United States J Lee
United States L Lee
6 7 5 United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
7 7
WC United States A deLone
United States L Poruri
4 6 WC United States J Lee
United States L Lee
4 7 1
Sweden M Lindström
Australia L Pleming
4 0 5 United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 5 6
5 United States N Arendt
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 United States L Raymond
Australia R Stubbs
6 6
WC United States D Buth
United States S Nickitas
1 2 7 United States L Raymond
Australia R Stubbs
4 3
Germany A Huber
Croatia I Majoli
4 4 Canada S Jeyaseelan
Canada R Simpson
6 6
Canada S Jeyaseelan
Canada R Simpson
6 6 Canada S Jeyaseelan
Canada R Simpson
7 6
United States A Grossman
United States S Reece
3 4 17 France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
5 3
Australia C Barclay
Australia K-A Guse
6 6 Australia C Barclay
Australia K-A Guse
5 1
Spain V Ruano Pascual
Hungary A Temesvári
6 7 3 17 France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
7 6
17 France A Dechaume-Balleret
France S Testud
7 6 6 Canada S Jeyaseelan
Canada R Simpson
3 7 2
16 United States D Graham
Australia K Radford
4 7 7 2 United States G Fernández
Belarus N Zvereva
6 6 6
France A Fusai
Argentina M Paz
6 5 6 16 United States D Graham
Australia K Radford
6 6
LL Australia J Byrne
Australia T Morton-Rodgers
6 6 LL Australia J Byrne
Australia T Morton-Rodgers
2 4
Q United States J Chi
United States K Pace
2 4 16 United States D Graham
Australia K Radford
3 6
Croatia M Murić
Argentina P Suárez
3 4 2 United States G Fernández
Belarus N Zvereva
6 7
Romania R Dragomir
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia T Ječmenica
6 6 Romania R Dragomir
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia T Ječmenica
1 0
Slovakia J Husárová
Belgium D van Roost
6 3 0 2 United States G Fernández
Belarus N Zvereva
6 6
2 United States G Fernández
Belarus N Zvereva
4 6 6

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