1996 Australian Open

The 1996 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 84th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 15 through 28 January 1996.

1996 Australian Open
Date15 – 28 January
Edition84th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt (Rebound Ace)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueMelbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
United States Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
Sweden Stefan Edberg / Czech Republic Petr Korda
Women's Doubles
United States Chanda Rubin / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Mixed Doubles
Latvia Larisa Neiland / Australia Mark Woodforde
Boys' Singles
Sweden Björn Rehnquist
Girls' Singles
Poland Magdalena Grzybowska
Boys' Doubles
Italy Daniele Bracciali / Canada Jocelyn Robichaud
Girls' Doubles
Czech Republic Michaela Pastiková / Czech Republic Jitka Schönfeldová
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SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Boris Becker defeated   Michael Chang 6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2 [1]

  • It was Becker's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Monica Seles defeated   Anke Huber 6–4, 6–1 [2]

  • It was Seles' 9th and last career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Stefan Edberg /   Petr Korda defeated   Sébastien Lareau /   Alex O'Brien 7–5, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1 [3]

  • It was Edberg's 9th and last career Grand Slam title and his 4th Australian Open title. It was Korda's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's doublesEdit

  Chanda Rubin /   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated   Lindsay Davenport /   Mary Joe Fernandez 7–5, 2–6, 6–4 [4]

  • It was Rubin's only career Grand Slam title. It was Sánchez Vicario's 12th career Grand Slam title and her 4th and last Australian Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Larisa Neiland /   Mark Woodforde defeated   Nicole Arendt /   Luke Jensen 4–6, 7–5, 6–0

  • It was Neiland's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodforde's 11th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Australian Open title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Björn Rehnquist defeated   Mathias Hellstrom 2–6, 6–2, 7–5

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Magdalena Grzybowska defeated   Nathalie Dechy 6–1, 4–6, 6–1

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Daniele Bracciali /   Jocelyn Robichaud defeated   Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Michaela Paštiková /   Jitka Schönfeldová defeated   Olga Barabanschikova /   Mirjana Lučić 6–1, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1996 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1996 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1996 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2012.

External linksEdit


Preceded by
1995 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1996 French Open