1996 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

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.

Men's Doubles
1996 Australian Open
ChampionSweden Stefan Edberg
Czech Republic Petr Korda[1]
Runner-upCanada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
Final score7–5, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1
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
← 1995 · Australian Open · 1997 →

SeedsEdit

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1.   Todd Woodbridge /   Mark Woodforde (First Round)
  2.   Jacco Eltingh /   Paul Haarhuis (Third Round)
  3.   Mark Knowles /   Daniel Nestor (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Patrick Galbraith /   Andrei Olhovskiy (Semifinals)
  5.   Cyril Suk /   Daniel Vacek (Third Round)
  6.   Byron Black /   Grant Connell (Second Round)
  7.   Tommy Ho /   Brett Steven (Third Round)
  8.   Patrick McEnroe /   Sandon Stolle (Second Round)
  9.   Rick Leach /   Scott Melville (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Luis Lobo /   Javier Sánchez (Second Round)
  11. Unknown (withdrew)
  12.   Guy Forget /   Jakob Hlasek (Semifinals)
  13.   Wayne Ferreira /   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Third Round)
  14.   Jan Apell /   Jonas Björkman (Third Round)
  15.   Mark Keil /   Jeff Tarango (Third Round)
  16.   Mark Philippoussis /   Patrick Rafter (Second Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final[1]
                     
    Stefan Edberg
  Petr Korda
6 6 7
9   Rick Leach
  Scott Melville
4 4 5
    Stefan Edberg
  Petr Korda
6 7 6
4   Patrick Galbraith
  Andrei Olhovskiy
2 623
4   Patrick Galbraith
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7 6 6
    Scott Draper
  Jason Stoltenberg
5 2 4
    Stefan Edberg
  Petr Korda
7 7 4 6
    Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
5 5 6 1
12   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
6 1 6 6
3   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
4 6 3 3
12   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
3 7 6 2 4
    Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
6 5 3 6 6
    Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
7 6 6
    Martin Damm
  Jim Grabb
5 2 4

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
2 7 8
  J Eagle
  A Florent
6 5 10   J Eagle
  A Florent
6 3 2
  S Edberg
  P Korda
6 6   S Edberg
  P Korda
4 6 6
  V Flégl
  D Norman
2 2   S Edberg
  P Korda
6 6
  C Brandi
  M Ondruska
6 4 9 15   M Keil
  J Tarango
1 4
  D Johnson
  K Thorne
3 6 7   C Brandi
  Marcos Ondruska
6 662
15   M Keil
  J Tarango
6 6 15   M Keil
  J Tarango
4 7 6
  L Bale
  B Haygarth
3 4   S Edberg
  P Korda
6 6 7
9   R Leach
  S Melville
6 6 9   R Leach
  S Melville
4 4 5
  R Fromberg
  J Ireland
4 3 9   R Leach
  S Melville
6 6
  J Frana
  N Pereira
6 6   J Frana
  N Pereira
3 3
  M Lucena
  B MacPhie
1 3 9   R Leach
  S Melville
6 6
  M Tebbutt
  P Tramacchi
6 7   M Tebbutt
  P Tramacchi
3 4
  T Nijssen
  G Van Emburgh
4 65   M Tebbutt
  P Tramacchi
6 6
8   P McEnroe
  S Stolle
6 7 8   P McEnroe
  S Stolle
4 4
  N Borwick
  A Painter
1 64

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
7 4 8
  L-A Wahlgren
  F Wibier
5 6 6 4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
6 6
  R Gilbert
  G Raoux
6 7   R Gilbert
  G Raoux
4 4
  L Jensen
  M Jensen
4 61 4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
636 6
  J-L de Jager
  G Muller
6 6 14   J Apell
  J Björkman
7 3 3
  P Kilderry
  N Marques
2 2   J-L de Jager
  G Muller
4 2
14   J Apell
  J Björkman
636 11 14   J Apell
  J Björkman
6 6
  P Nyborg
  M Tillström
7 3 9 4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
7 6 6
  S Draper
  J Stoltenberg
6 6   S Draper
  J Stoltenberg
5 2 4
  C Ferreira
  A Kitinov
4 4   S Draper
  J Stoltenberg
7 6
  O Delaître
  F Santoro
7 6   O Delaître
  F Santoro
5 3
  B Behrens
  J Waite
631   S Draper
  J Stoltenberg
6 4 7
  J Holmes
  T Larkham
6 7 5   C Suk
  D Vacek
4 6 5
  T Henman
  A Richardson
3 5   J Holmes
  T Larkham
4 66
5   C Suk
  D Vacek
6 6 5   C Suk
  D Vacek
6 7
  W Black
  D Wheaton
2 1

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   B Black
  G Connell
5 6 6
  K Kinnear
  D Randall
7 1 2 6   B Black
  G Connell
6 656
  M-K Goellner
  D Prinosil
6 6 6   M-K Goellner
  D Prinosil
3 7 8
  A Kratzmann
  J Morgan
4 4   M-K Goellner
  D Prinosil
3 7 2
  R Bergh
  D Ekerot
6 6 12   G Forget
  J Hlasek
6 656
  H Denman
  M Draper
4 2   R Bergh
  D Ekerot
4 2
12   G Forget
  J Hlasek
656 6 12   G Forget
  J Hlasek
6 6
  S Davis
  D Pate
7 4 4 12   G Forget
  J Hlasek
6 1 6 6
13   W Ferreira
  Y Kafelnikov
4 6 6 3   M Knowles
  D Nestor
4 6 3 3
  D Adams
  P Kühnen
6 4 4 13   W Ferreira
  Y Kafelnikov
6 6
  T Kronemann
  D Macpherson
6 6   T Kronemann
  D Macpherson
4 3
  S Cannon
  F Montana
3 1 13   W Ferreira
  Y Kafelnikov
623
  L Lavalle
  E Sánchez
6 7 3   M Knowles
  D Nestor
7 6
  J-A Conde
  À Corretja
3 5   L Lavalle
  E Sánchez
2 4
3   M Knowles
  D Nestor
6 3 6 3   M Knowles
  D Nestor
6 6
  G Doyle
  B Ellwood
4 6 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   T Ho
  B Steven
6 6
  A Gaudenzi
  D Nargiso
4 1 7   T Ho
  B Steven
6 6
  N Broad
  P Norval
6 6   N Broad
  P Norval
2 2
  L Pimek
  B Talbot
3 2 7   T Ho
  B Steven
3 3
  S Lareau
  A O'Brien
6 6   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
6 6
  K Flach
  K Jones
4 3   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
7 6
10   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
6 6 10   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
5 2
  W Arthurs
  B Larkham
4 4   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
7 6 6
16   M Philippoussis
  P Rafter
7 656   M Damm
  J Grabb
5 2 4
  E Ferreira
  J Siemerink
657 3 16   M Philippoussis
  P Rafter
  M Damm
  J Grabb
7 646   M Damm
  J Grabb
w/o
  V Spadea
  C van Rensburg
647 3   M Damm
  J Grabb
7 6
  M Sinner
  J Winnink
6 6111 2   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
652
  T Kempers
  S Noteboom
1 7 9   M Sinner
  J Winnink
3 3
2   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 7 2   J Eltingh
  P Haarhuis
6 6
  N Kulti
  M Larsson
3 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1996 Australian Open". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2014.

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