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The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour is the elite tour for professional tennis organized by the ATP. The ATP Tour includes the Grand Slam tournaments (organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)), the ATP Super 9, the ATP Championship Series, the ATP World Series, the ATP World Team Cup, the Davis Cup (organized by the ITF), the ATP Tour World Championships and the Grand Slam Cup (organized by the ITF).

1996 ATP Tour
Pete Sampras crop.jpg
Pete Sampras won his fourth U.S. Open
Details
DurationJanuary 1, 1996 (1996-01-01)
November 19, 1996 (1996-11-19)
Categories
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesUnited States Pete Sampras (8)
Most tournament finalsRussia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (10)
Prize money leaderGermany Boris Becker ($4,290,477)
Points leaderUnited States Pete Sampras (4865)
Awards
Player of the yearUnited States Pete Sampras
Doubles Team of the yearAustralia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Most improved
player of the year
United Kingdom Tim Henman
Newcomer of the yearSlovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Comeback
player of the year
France Stephane Simian
1995
1997

ScheduleEdit

This is the complete schedule of events on the 1996 ATP Tour, with player progression documented from the quarterfinals stage.[1]

Key
Grand Slam events
Summer Olympic Games
ATP Super 9
ATP Championship Series
ATP World Series
Team events
Year-end championships

JanuaryEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 January Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
  Croatia
2–1
   Switzerland
Round Robin losers (Group A)
  United States
  France
  South Africa
Round Robin losers (Group B)
  Australia
  Netherlands
  Germany
Australian Men's Hardcourt Championships
Adelaide, Australia
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–0), 3–6, 6–1
  Byron Black   Javier Frana
  Martin Damm
  Greg Rusedski
  Renzo Furlan
  Henrik Holm
  Daniel Vacek
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

7–5, 7–6
  Jonas Björkman
  Tommy Ho
Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Doha, Qatar
World Series
$600,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Petr Korda
7–6(7–5), 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
  Younes El Aynaoui   Thomas Muster
  David Prinosil
  Adrian Voinea
  Guillaume Raoux
  Magnus Larsson
  Nicolas Pereira
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

7–6, 6–3
  Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
8 January Jakarta Open
Jakarta, Indonesia
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Sjeng Schalken
6–3, 6–2
  Younes El Aynaoui   Paul Haarhuis
  Michael Joyce
  Guillaume Raoux
  Emilio Sánchez
  Mikael Tillström
  Gilbert Schaller
  Rick Leach
  Scott Melville

6–1, 2–6, 6–1
  Kent Kinnear
  Dave Randall
Peters International
Sydney, Australia
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Todd Martin
5–7, 6–3, 6–4
  Goran Ivanišević   Todd Woodbridge
  Greg Rusedski
  Mark Woodforde
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Richard Fromberg
  Scott Draper
  Ellis Ferreira
  Jan Siemerink

5–7, 6–4, 6–1
  Patrick McEnroe
  Sandon Stolle
Heineken Open
Auckland, New Zealand
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Jiří Novák
6–4, 6–4
  Brett Steven   Javier Frana
  Guy Forget
  Jaime Yzaga
  Hernán Gumy
  David Rikl
  MaliVai Washington
  Marcos Ondruska
  Jack Waite

W/O
  Jonas Björkman
  Brett Steven
15 January
22 January
Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$3,180,318 – Hard – 128S/64D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Mixed Doubles Draw
  Boris Becker
6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
  Michael Chang   Mark Woodforde
  Andre Agassi
  Thomas Enqvist
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Mikael Tillström
  Jim Courier
  Stefan Edberg
  Petr Korda

7–5, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1
  Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
  Larisa Neiland /
  Mark Woodforde

4–6, 7–5, 6–0
  Nicole Arendt
  Luke Jensen
29 January Croatian Indoors
Zagreb, Croatia
World Series
$375,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Goran Ivanišević
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Cédric Pioline   Guy Forget
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Adrian Voinea
  Carl-Uwe Steeb
  Filip Dewulf
  Guillaume Raoux
  Menno Oosting
  Libor Pimek

6–3, 7–6
  Martin Damm
  Hendrik Jan Davids
Shanghai Open
Shanghai, China
World Series
$303,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6(7–5), 6–2
  Mark Knowles   Michael Tebbutt
  Tim Henman
  Jeff Tarango
  Marcos Ondruska
  Cristiano Caratti
  Mark Petchey
  Mark Knowles
  Roger Smith

4–6, 6–2, 7–6
  Jim Grabb
  Michael Chang

FebruaryEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 February Davis Cup First Round
Rome, Italy – Clay
Johannesburg, South Africa – Hard (i)
Geneva, Switzerland – Clay (i)
Besançon, France – Hard (i)
Jaipur, India – Grass
Katrineholm, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Plzeň, Czech Republic – Carpet (i)
Carlsbad, CA, United States – Hard
First Round winners
  Italy 3–2
  South Africa 3–2
  Germany 5–0
  France 5–0
  India 5–0
  Sweden 4–1
  Czech Republic 3–2
  United States 5–0
First Round losers
  Russia
  Austria
   Switzerland
  Denmark
  Netherlands
  Belgium
  Hungary
  Mexico
12 February Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
World Series
$1,014,250 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Goran Ivanišević
6–4, 6–3
  Albert Costa   Javier Sánchez
  David Prinosil
  Sandon Stolle
  Hendrik Jan Davids
  Wayne Ferreira
  Thomas Enqvist
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell

6–0, 6–1
  Karel Nováček
  Jiří Novák
Open 13
Marseille, France
World Series
$514,250 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Guy Forget
7–5, 6–4
  Cédric Pioline   Tomás Carbonell
  Hendrik Dreekmann
  Stephane Simian
  Adrian Voinea
  Filip Dewulf
  Sergi Bruguera
  Jean-Philippe Fleurian
  Guillaume Raoux

6–3, 6–2
  Marius Barnard
  Peter Nyborg
Sybase Open
San Jose, CA, United States
World Series
$303,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
6–2, 6–3
  Andre Agassi   Michael Chang
  Ján Krošlák
  Richey Reneberg
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Vincent Spadea
  Greg Rusedski
  Trevor Kronemann
  David Macpherson

6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Richey Reneberg
  Jonathan Stark
19 February ECC Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium
Championship Series
$875,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Michael Stich
6–3, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
  Goran Ivanišević   Boris Becker
  Andrei Medvedev
  Francisco Clavet
  Renzo Furlan
  Richard Krajicek
  Marc Rosset
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti

6–4, 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Menno Oosting
Kroger St. Jude International
Memphis, TN, United States
Championship Series
$683,000 – Hard (i) – 48S/24D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
  Todd Martin   Michael Chang
  Mark Philippoussis
  Mark Woodforde
  MaliVai Washington
  Thomas Enqvist
  Jiří Novák
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

7–6, 1–6, 6–4
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
26 February Comcast U.S. Indoor
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Championship Series
$589,250 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Jim Courier
6–4, 6–3
  Chris Woodruff   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
  Tomás Carbonell
  Marcelo Ríos
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Byron Black
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

7–6, 6–2
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell
Internazionali di Lombardia
Milan, Italy
Championship Series
$689,250 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Goran Ivanišević
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
  Marc Rosset   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Guy Forget
  Renzo Furlan
  Daniel Vacek
  Adrian Voinea
  Andrei Medvedev
  Andrea Gaudenzi
  Goran Ivanišević

6–4, 7–5
  Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek

MarchEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 March Franklin Templeton Classic
Scottsdale, AZ, United States
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Wayne Ferreira
2–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Marcelo Ríos   Alberto Berasategui
  Sandon Stolle
  Justin Gimelstob
  Richey Reneberg
  Albert Costa
  Stefan Edberg
  Patrick Galbraith
  Rick Leach

5–7, 7–5, 7–5
  Richey Reneberg
  Brett Steven
ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
World Series
$725,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Goran Ivanišević
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Tim Henman
  Guillaume Raoux
  Pete Sampras
  Cédric Pioline
  Marc Rosset
  Martin Damm
  David Adams
  Marius Barnard

6–3, 5–7, 7–6
  Hendrik Jan Davids
  Cyril Suk
Abierto Mexicano Telcel
Mexico City, Mexico
World Series
$305,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
7–6(7–3), 6–2
  Jiří Novák   Francisco Clavet
  Fernando Meligeni
  Alejandro Hernández
  Javier Frana
  Javier Sánchez
  Andrea Gaudenzi
  Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana

6–2, 6–4
  Nicolas Pereira
  Emilio Sánchez
11 March Copenhagen Open
Copenhagen, Denmark
World Series
$203,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Cédric Pioline
6–2, 7–6(9–7)
  Kenneth Carlsen   Tim Henman
  Johan Van Herck
  Martin Sinner
  Mikael Tillström
  Filip Dewulf
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot

7–6, 3–6, 6–3
  Wayne Arthurs
  Andrew Kratzmann
Newsweek Champions Cup
Indian Wells, CA, United States
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Michael Chang
7–5, 6–1, 6–1
  Paul Haarhuis   Goran Ivanišević
  Marcelo Ríos
  Pete Sampras
  Carlos Costa
  Andre Agassi
  Wayne Ferreira
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

6–3, 6–4
  Brian MacPhie
  Michael Tebbutt
18 March St. Petersburg Open
Saint Petersburg, Russia
World Series
$300,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Magnus Gustafsson
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Filip Dewulf
  Lars Burgsmüller
  Jeff Tarango
  Mikael Tillström
  David Prinosil
  Daniel Vacek
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Andrei Olhovskiy

6–3, 6–4
  Nicklas Kulti
  Peter Nyborg
Lipton Championships
Key Biscayne, FL, United States
Super 9
$2,300,000 – Hard – 96S/48D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Andre Agassi
3–0 retired
  Goran Ivanišević   Arnaud Boetsch
  Pete Sampras
  Jim Courier
  Michael Joyce
  Michael Chang
  Vincent Spadea
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

6–3, 6–7, 7–6
  Ellis Ferreira
  Patrick Galbraith
25 March Grand Prix Hassan II
Casablanca, Morocco
World Series
$203,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Tomás Carbonell
7–5, 1–6, 6–2
  Gilbert Schaller   Alberto Berasategui
  Andrei Chesnokov
  Richard Fromberg
  Jiří Novák
  Magnus Norman
  Carlos Moyà
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl

7–6, 6–3
  Tomás Carbonell
  Francisco Roig

AprilEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 April Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Rome, Italy – Clay
Limoges, France – Clay (i)
Calcutta, India – Grass
Prague, Czech Republic – Carpet (i)
Quarterfinal winners
  Italy 4–1
  France 5–0
  Sweden 5–0
  Czech Republic 3–2
Quarterfinal losers
  South Africa
  Germany
  India
  United States
8 April Hong Kong Open
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
  Michael Chang   Jan Siemerink
  Todd Woodbridge
  David Prinosil
  Shuzo Matsuoka
  Richard Krajicek
  Martin Damm
  Patrick Galbraith
  Andrei Olhovskiy

6–3, 6–7, 7–6
  Kent Kinnear
  Dave Randall
Estoril Open
Estoril, Portugal
World Series
$600,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
7–6(7–4), 6–4
  Andrea Gaudenzi   Àlex Corretja
  Paul Haarhuis
  Francisco Clavet
  Carlos Costa
  Richard Fromberg
  Tomás Carbonell
  Tomás Carbonell
  Francisco Roig

6–3, 6–2
  Tom Nijssen
  Greg Van Emburgh
Gold Flake Open
New Delhi, India
World Series
$405,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Enqvist
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
  Byron Black   Jonathan Stark
  Alex Rădulescu
  Jean-Philippe Fleurian
  Sandon Stolle
  Cristiano Caratti
  Jérôme Golmard
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti

4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Byron Black
  Sandon Stolle
15 April Torneo Godó
Barcelona, Spain
Championship Series
$800,000 – Clay – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
  Marcelo Ríos   Carlos Moyà
  Jim Courier
  Francisco Roig
  Alberto Berasategui
  Magnus Larsson
  Todd Martin
  Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez

2–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Neil Broad
  Piet Norval
Bermuda Open
Bermuda, Bermuda
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  MaliVai Washington
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 7–5
  Marcelo Filippini   Mariano Zabaleta
  Javier Frana
  Bill Behrens
  Dirk Dier
  Vincent Spadea
  Mats Wilander
  Jan Apell
  Brent Haygarth

3–6, 6–1, 6–3
  Pat Cash
  Patrick Rafter
Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
Championship Series
$935,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
6–4, 7–5
  Richey Reneberg   Mark Woodforde
  Hendrik Dreekmann
  Guy Forget
  Thomas Enqvist
  Richard Krajicek
  Michael Chang
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

6–1, 7–6
  Mark Knowles
  Rick Leach
22 April Seoul Open
Seoul, South Korea
World Series
$203,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Byron Black
7–6(7–3), 6–3
  Martin Damm   Tim Henman
  Ján Krošlák
  Gianluca Pozzi
  Shuzo Matsuoka
  Oleg Ogorodov
  Greg Rusedski
  Rick Leach
  Jonathan Stark

6–4, 6–4
  Kent Kinnear
  Kevin Ullyett
Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo Masters, Monaco
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Clay – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Albert Costa   Cédric Pioline
  Marcelo Ríos
  Sjeng Schalken
  Carlos Costa
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Félix Mantilla
  Ellis Ferreira
  Jan Siemerink

6–2, 6–7, 6–2
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti
29 April Verizon Tennis Challenge
Atlanta, GA, United States
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Karim Alami
6–3, 6–4
  Nicklas Kulti   Michael Chang
  Richey Reneberg
  Fernando Meligeni
  Javier Frana
  Vincent Spadea
  Bryan Shelton
  Christo van Rensburg
  David Wheaton

7–6, 6–2
  Bill Behrens
  Matt Lucena
Prague Open
Prague, Czech Republic
World Series
$340,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5, 1–6, 6–3
  Bohdan Ulihrach   Emilio Sánchez
  Christian Ruud
  Alberto Martín
  Michal Tabara
  Daniel Vacek
  Javier Sánchez
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek

6–3, 6–7, 6–3
  Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
BMW Open
Munich, Germany
World Series
$400,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Slava Doseděl
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
  Carlos Moyà   Thomas Muster
  Boris Becker
  Mark Philippoussis
  Goran Ivanišević
  Hernán Gumy
  Bernd Karbacher
  Lan Bale
  Stephen Noteboom

4–6, 7–6, 6–4
  Olivier Delaître
  Diego Nargiso

MayEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 May ATP German Open
Hamburg, Germany
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Clay – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Roberto Carretero
2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
  Àlex Corretja   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Marcelo Ríos
  Gilbert Schaller
  Sergi Bruguera
  Wayne Ferreira
  Magnus Larsson
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–4, 7–6
  Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Pinehurst, NC, United States
World Series
$264,250 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Fernando Meligeni
6–4, 6–2
  Mats Wilander   Javier Frana
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Vincent Spadea
  Jonas Björkman
  Richey Reneberg
  Patrick Rafter
  Pat Cash
  Patrick Rafter

6–2, 6–3
  Ken Flach
  David Wheaton
13 May Italian Open
Rome, Italy
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Clay – 64S/32D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
6–2, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Richard Krajicek   Albert Costa
  Wayne Ferreira
  Marcelo Ríos
  Andrea Gaudenzi
  Andrei Medvedev
  Stefan Edberg
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell

6–2, 6–3
  Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot
International Tennis Championships
Coral Springs, FL, United States
World Series
$245,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Jason Stoltenberg
7–6(7–4), 2–6, 7–5
  Chris Woodruff   Javier Frana
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Richard Fromberg
  Michael Tebbutt
  Vincent Spadea
  Sandon Stolle
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

6–3, 6–3
  Ivan Baron
  Brett Hansen-Dent
20 May St. Pölten Open
St. Pölten, Austria
World Series
$400,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Marcelo Ríos
6–2, 6–4
  Félix Mantilla   Andrea Gaudenzi
  Slava Doseděl
  Thomas Muster
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Stefan Edberg
  Francisco Clavet
  Slava Doseděl
  Pavel Vízner

6–7, 6–4, 6–3
  David Adams
  Menno Oosting
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany - Clay
  Switzerland
2–1
  Czech Republic
27 May French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$5,125,107 – Clay – 128S/64D/32X
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Mixed Doubles Draw
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6(7–4), 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
  Michael Stich   Pete Sampras
  Marc Rosset
  Jim Courier
  Richard Krajicek
  Bernd Karbacher
  Cédric Pioline
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek

6–2, 6–3
  Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
  Patricia Tarabini
  Javier Frana

6–2, 6–2
  Nicole Arendt
  Luke Jensen

JuneEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 June Wilkinson Championships
Rosmalen, The Netherlands
World Series
$475,000 – Grass – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Richey Reneberg
6–4, 6–0
  Stephane Simian   Paul Haarhuis
  Jonas Björkman
  Leander Paes
  Richard Krajicek
  Jan Siemerink
  Frederik Fetterlein
  Paul Kilderry
  Pavel Vízner

7–5, 6–3
  Anders Järryd
  Daniel Nestor
Oporto Open
Oporto, Portugal
World Series
$400,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Félix Mantilla
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–3
  Hernán Gumy   Carlos Moyà
  Christian Ruud
  Johan Van Herck
  Tomás Carbonell
  Stefano Pescosolido
  Richard Fromberg
  Emanuel Couto
  Bernardo Mota

4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Joshua Eagle
  Andrew Florent
Stella Artois Championships
London, Great Britain
World Series
$675,000 – Grass – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Boris Becker
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
  Stefan Edberg   Thomas Muster
  Wayne Ferreira
  Mark Woodforde
  Todd Martin
  Michael Stich
  Patrick Rafter
  Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde

6–2, 6–7, 6–3
  Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
17 June Bologna Open
Bologna, Italy
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Alberto Berasategui
6–3, 6–4
  Carlos Costa   Bohdan Ulihrach
  Francisco Clavet
  Jimy Szymanski
  Javier Sánchez
  Andrei Chesnokov
  Karim Alami
  Brent Haygarth
  Christo van Rensburg

6–1, 6–4
  Karim Alami
  Gábor Köves
Gerry Weber Open
Halle, Germany
World Series
$875,000 – Grass – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Nicklas Kulti
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Richey Reneberg
  Daniel Vacek
  Brett Steven
  Jim Courier
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Magnus Larsson
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell

6–2, 6–7, 6–3
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
Nottingham Open
Nottingham, Great Britain
World Series
$303,000 – Grass – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Jan Siemerink
6–3, 7–6(7–0)
  Sandon Stolle   Todd Woodbridge
  Greg Rusedski
  Mark Petchey
  Vincent Spadea
  Tim Henman
  Shuzo Matsuoka
  Mark Petchey
  Danny Sapsford

6–7, 7–6, 6–4
  Neil Broad
  Piet Norval
24 June
1 July
The Championships, Wimbledon
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$4,736,161 – Grass – 128S/64D/32X
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Mixed Doubles Draw
  Richard Krajicek
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
  MaliVai Washington   Jason Stoltenberg
  Todd Martin
  Pete Sampras
  Goran Ivanišević
  Tim Henman
  Alex Rădulescu
  Mark Woodforde
  Todd Woodbridge

4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell
  Helena Suková
  Cyril Suk

1–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
  Mark Woodforde

JulyEdit

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
8 July Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad
Gstaad, Switzerland
World Series
$525,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Albert Costa
4–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–1, 6–0
  Félix Mantilla   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Bohdan Ulihrach
  Francisco Clavet
  Renzo Furlan
  Sergi Bruguera
  Alberto Berasategui
  Jiří Novák
  Pavel Vízner

4–6, 7–6, 7–6
  Trevor Kronemann
  David Macpherson
Hall of Fame Tennis Championships
Newport, RI, United States
World Series
$230,000 – Grass – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Nicolas Pereira
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Grant Stafford   Leander Paes
  Daniel Nestor
  Byron Black
  Andrei Olhovskiy
  Marcos Ondruska
  David Nainkin
  Marius Barnard
  Piet Norval

6–7, 6–4, 6–4
  Paul Kilderry
  Michael Tebbutt
Investor Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles
  Magnus Gustafsson
6–1, 6–3
  Andrei Medvedev   Stefan Edberg
  Carlos Costa
  Thomas Johansson
  Tomás Carbonell
  Galo Blanco
  Magnus Larsson
  David Ekerot
  Jeff Tarango

6–4, 3–6, 6–4
  Joshua Eagle
  Peter Nyborg
15 July Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
Championship Series
$915,000 – Clay – 48S/24D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
6–2, 6–2, 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Alberto Berasategui
  Àlex Corretja
  Francisco Clavet
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Alexander Volkov
  Félix Mantilla
  Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot

6–4, 7–6
  Tomás Carbonell
  Francisco Roig
Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Washington, D.C., United
Championship Series
$550,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Michael Chang
6–2, 6–4
  Wayne Ferreira   Renzo Furlan
  Kenneth Carlsen
  Patrick Rafter
  Richey Reneberg
  Neville Godwin
  Paul Haarhuis
  Grant Connell
  Scott Davis

6–4, 7–6
  Doug Flach
  Chris Woodruff
22 July Summer Olympic Games
Atlanta, GA, United States
Olympics
Hard
  Gold   Silver   Bronze Fourth Place   Wayne Ferreira
  Renzo Furlan
  MaliVai Washington
  Andrei Olhovskiy
  Andre Agassi
6–2, 6–3, 6–1
  Sergi Bruguera   Leander Paes
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
  Fernando Meligeni
  Mark Woodforde
Todd Woodbridge
6–4, 6–4, 6–2
  Neil Broad
Tim Henman
  David Prinosil
Marc-Kevin Goellner
6–2, 7–5
  Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
Austrian Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
World Series
$400,000 – Clay – 48S/24D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Alberto Berasategui
6–2, 6–4, 6–4
  Àlex Corretja   Emilio Benfele Álvarez
  Juan Albert Viloca
  Thomas Muster
  Franco Squillari
  Filip Dewulf
  Nicolas Kiefer
  Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot

6–7, 7–6, 6–4
  David Adams
  Menno Oosting
29 July Dutch Open
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
World Series
$475,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Francisco Clavet
7–5, 6–1, 6–1
  Younes El Aynaoui   Adrian Voinea
  Dennis van Scheppingen
  Slava Doseděl
  Félix Mantilla
  Carlos Moyà
  Hernán Gumy
  Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana

6–4, 3–6, 6–2
  Rikard Bergh
  Jack Waite
Countrywide Classic
Los Angeles, CA, United States
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Michael Chang
6–4, 6–3
  Richard Krajicek   Stefan Edberg
  Sandon Stolle
  Stefano Pescosolido
  Scott Draper
  Alex O'Brien
  Jonas Björkman
  Marius Barnard
  Piet Norval

7–5, 6–2
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti

AugustEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 August San Marino Open
San Marino, San Marino
World Series
$275,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Albert Costa
7–6(9–7), 6–3
  Félix Mantilla   Marcelo Charpentier
  Javier Sánchez
  Adrian Voinea
  Gilbert Schaller
  Christian Ruud
  Slava Doseděl
  Pablo Albano
  Lucas Arnold Ker

6–1, 6–3
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto
Great American Insurance ATP Championships
Mason, OH, United States
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Andre Agassi
7–6(7–4), 6–4
  Michael Chang   Thomas Enqvist
  Thomas Muster
  Pete Sampras
  Goran Ivanišević
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Wayne Ferreira
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor

6–2, 7–5
  Sandon Stolle
  Cyril Suk
12 August RCA Championships
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Championship Series
$915,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
7–6(7–3), 7–5
  Goran Ivanišević   Bohdan Ulihrach
  Todd Martin
  Tommy Haas
  Àlex Corretja
  Thomas Enqvist
  Lionel Roux
  Jim Grabb
  Richey Reneberg

6–0, 7–5
  Petr Korda
  Cyril Suk
Volvo International
New Haven, CT, United States
Championship Series
$915,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Alex O'Brien
7–6(8–6), 6–4
  Jan Siemerink   Mark Philippoussis
  Wayne Ferreira
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Marc Rosset
  Daniel Vacek
  Richard Krajicek
  Byron Black
  Grant Connell

6–4, 6–2
  Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti
Croatia Open Umag
Umag, Croatia
World Series
$375,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Carlos Moyà
6–0, 7–6(7–4)
  Félix Mantilla   Slava Doseděl
  Christian Ruud
  Albert Costa
  Gilbert Schaller
  Marcos Aurelio Gorriz
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Pablo Albano
  Luis Lobo

6–4, 6–1
  Ģirts Dzelde
  Udo Plamberger
19 August Waldbaum's Hamlet Cup
Long Island, NY, United States
World Series
$225,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Andrei Medvedev
7–5, 6–3
  Martin Damm   Karol Kučera
  Adrian Voinea
  Michael Chang
  Jonathan Stark
  Michael Joyce
  Thomas Johansson
  Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen

6–3, 7–6
  Hendrik Dreekmann
  Alexander Vladimirovich Volkov
du Maurier Open
Canada Masters, Canada
Super 9
$1,750,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles Draw1996 du Maurier Open - Men's Doubles
  Wayne Ferreira
6–2, 6–4
  Todd Woodbridge   Marcelo Ríos
  Todd Martin
  Mark Philippoussis
  Patrick Rafter
  Thomas Enqvist
  Alex O'Brien
  Patrick Galbraith
  Paul Haarhuis

6–3, 7–5
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
26 August
2 September
US Open
New York City, NY, United States
Grand Slam
$4,806,000 – Hard – 128S/64D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Mixed Doubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
6–1, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
  Michael Chang   Goran Ivanišević
  Andre Agassi
  Àlex Corretja
  Stefan Edberg
  Thomas Muster
  Javier Sánchez
  Mark Woodforde
  Todd Woodbridge

4–6, 7–6, 7–6
  Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
  Lisa Raymond
  Patrick Galbraith

7–6, 7–6
  Manon Bollegraf
  Rick Leach

SeptemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 September Bogotá Open
Bogotá, Colombia
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Muster
6–7(6–8), 6–2, 6–3
  Nicolás Lapentti   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mauricio Hadad
  Ramón Delgado
  Eyal Ran
  Alejandro Hernández
  Sjeng Schalken
  Nicolas Pereira
  David Rikl

6–3, 7–6
  Pablo Campana
  Nicolás Lapentti
Romanian Open
Bucharest, Romania
World Series
$475,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Alberto Berasategui
6–1, 7–6(7–5)
  Carlos Moyà   Christian Ruud
  Andrei Pavel
  Dinu Pescariu
  Ion Moldovan
  Francisco Clavet
  Jiří Novák
  David Ekerot
  Jeff Tarango

7–6, 7–6
  David Adams
  Menno Oosting
Bournemouth Open
Bournemouth, Great Britain
World Series
$375,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Albert Costa
6–7(4–7), 6–2, 6–2
  Marc-Kevin Goellner   Magnus Norman
  Jason Stoltenberg
  Danny Sapsford
  Sergi Bruguera
  Greg Rusedski
  Mariano Zabaleta
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Greg Rusedski

6–3, 7–6
  Rodolphe Gilbert
  Nuno Marques
16 September Davis Cup Semifinals
Nantes, France – Carpet (i)
Prague, Czech Republic – Carpet (i)
Semifinal winners
  France 3–2
  Sweden 4–1
Semifinal losers
  Italy
  Czech Republic
23 September Davidoff Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
World Series
$975,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Pete Sampras
7–5, 6–2, 6–0
  Hendrik Dreekmann   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Jiří Novák
  Mikael Tillström
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Olivier Delaître
  Petr Korda
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek

6–3, 6–4
  David Adams
  Menno Oosting
Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia
Palermo, Italy
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Karim Alami
7–5, 2–1 retired
  Adrian Voinea   Johan Van Herck
  Marzio Martelli
  Hicham Arazi
  Àlex Corretja
  Francisco Clavet
  Jordi Burillo
  Andrew Kratzmann
  Marcos Ondruska

7–6, 6–4
  Cristian Brandi
  Emilio Sánchez
30 September Singapore Open
Singapore, Singapore
World Series
$389,250
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Jonathan Stark
6–4, 6–4
  Michael Chang   Greg Rusedski
  Thomas Johansson
  Javier Frana
  Andrei Olhovskiy
  Martin Sinner
  Richard Krajicek
  Mark Woodforde
  Todd Woodbridge

7–6, 7–6
  Martin Damm
  Andrei Olhovskiy
Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Lyon, France
World Series
$725,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–5, 6–3
  Arnaud Boetsch   Thomas Enqvist
  Tim Henman
  Lionel Roux
  Marcelo Ríos
  Karol Kučera
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Jim Grabb
  Richey Reneberg

6–2, 6–1
  Neil Broad
  Piet Norval
Marbella Open
Marbella, Spain
World Series
$303,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–2)
  Àlex Corretja   Bernd Karbacher
  Félix Mantilla
  Marcos Aurelio Gorriz
  Marcelo Filippini
  Fernando Vicente
  Christian Ruud
  Andrew Kratzmann
  Jack Waite

6–3, 6–3, 6–4
  Pablo Albano
  Lucas Arnold Ker

OctoberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 October CA-TennisTrophy
Vienna, Austria
Championship Series
$675,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Boris Becker
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–2, 6–3
  Jan Siemerink   Arnaud Boetsch
  Todd Martin
  Stefan Edberg
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Marc Rosset
  Goran Ivanišević
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek

7–6, 6–4
  Menno Oosting
  Pavel Vízner
Nokia Open
Beijing, China
World Series
$303,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Greg Rusedski
7–6(7–5), 6–4
  Martin Damm   Thomas Johansson
  Byron Black
  Scott Draper
  Hendrik Dreekmann
  Sjeng Schalken
  Gustavo Kuerten
  Martin Damm
  Andrei Olhovskiy

6–4, 7–5
  Patrik Kühnen
  Gary Muller
14 October Ostrava Open
Ostrava, Czech Republic
World Series
$450,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  David Prinosil
6–1, 6–2
  Petr Korda   Martin Damm
  Tim Henman
  Jiří Novák
  Michael Stich
  Todd Martin
  Wayne Ferreira
  Cyril Suk
  Sandon Stolle

7–6, 6–3
  Ján Krošlák
  Karol Kučera
Tel Aviv Open
Tel Aviv, Israel
World Series
$303,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Javier Sánchez
6–4, 7–5
  Marcos Ondruska   MaliVai Washington
  Albert Costa
  Grant Stafford
  Javier Frana
  Hernán Gumy
  Scott Draper
  Marcos Ondruska
  Grant Stafford

6–3, 6–2
  Noam Behr
  Eyal Erlich
Grand Prix de Tennis de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
World Series
$375,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Mark Philippoussis
6–1, 5–7, 6–4
  Magnus Larsson   Marcelo Ríos
  Mark Woodforde
  Orlin Stanoytchev
  Bernd Karbacher
  Hicham Arazi
  Cédric Pioline
  Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis

6–2, 2–6, 6–3
  Olivier Delaître
  Guillaume Raoux
21 October Eurocard Open
Stuttgart, Germany
Super 9
$1,950,000 – Carpet (i) – 48S/24D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Boris Becker
3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Pete Sampras   Jan Siemerink
  Michael Chang
  Andre Agassi
  Goran Ivanišević
  Magnus Gustafsson
  Marcelo Ríos
  Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien

6–4, 6–4
  Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
28 October Paris Open
Paris Masters, France
Super 9
$2,300,000 – Carpet (i) – 48S/24D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Thomas Enqvist
6–2, 6–4, 7–5
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Magnus Gustafsson
  Petr Korda
  Marc Rosset
  Stefan Edberg
  Paul Haarhuis
  Arnaud Boetsch
  Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis

6–2, 6–4
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek

NovemberEdit

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 November Movistar Open
Santiago, Chile
World Series
$203,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Hernán Gumy
6–4, 7–5
  Marcelo Ríos   Alberto Berasategui
  Félix Mantilla
  Fernando Meligeni
  Marcelo Filippini
  Emilio Benfele Álvarez
  Oliver Gross