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1996 Direct Line International Championships – Singles

Nathalie Tauziat was the defending champion but lost in the semifinals to Monica Seles.

Singles
1996 Direct Line International Championships
1995 ChampionFrance Nathalie Tauziat
ChampionUnited States Monica Seles
Runner-upUnited States Mary Joe Fernández
Final score6–0, 6–2
Events
Singles Doubles
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Seles won in the final 6–0, 6–2 against Mary Joe Fernández.

SeedsEdit

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. The top four seeds received a bye to the second round.

  1.   Monica Seles (Champion)
  2.   Conchita Martínez (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Jana Novotná (Semifinals)
  4.   Chanda Rubin (Second Round)
  5.   Lindsay Davenport (Second Round)
  6.   Mary Joe Fernández (Final)
  7.   Kimiko Date (First Round)
  8.   Mary Pierce (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalEdit

Final
WC/1   Monica Seles 6 6  
6   Mary Joe Fernández 0 2  

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
WC/1   M Seles 6 6  
    A Frazier 4 2       M McGrath 2 4  
    M McGrath 6 6   WC/1   M Seles 6 6  
    S Farina 3 3   Q   I Gorrochategui 3 1  
Q   I Gorrochategui 6 6   Q   I Gorrochategui 6 6  
    L McNeil 6 2 6     L McNeil 2 3  
7   K Date 4 6 2 WC/1   M Seles 6 6  
    N Tauziat 4 4  
4   C Rubin 3 r  
    L Raymond 3 6 8     L Raymond 6    
    N Sawamatsu 6 2 6     L Raymond 2 0  
    L Wild 1 2       N Tauziat 6 6  
    N Tauziat 6 6       N Tauziat 6 6  
    I Spîrlea 6 5 6     I Spîrlea 2 3  
8   M Pierce 0 7 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   L Davenport 6 6  
    G Fernández 3 1   5   L Davenport 2 3  
Q   N Feber 1 3       Y Basuki 6 6  
    Y Basuki 6 6       Y Basuki 6 1  
LL   K Kschwendt 3 3   3   J Novotná 7 6  
Q   N Arendt 6 6   Q   N Arendt 4 6 3
3   J Novotná 6 4 6
3   J Novotná 1 6 6
6   M J Fernández 6 6   6   M J Fernández 6 2 8
    M Werdel-Witmeyer 2 0   6   M J Fernández 6 6  
WC   C Wood 4 3       A Sugiyama 3 3  
    A Sugiyama 6 6   6   M J Fernández 2 6 6
Q   A Miller 1 6   2   C Martínez 6 4 4
    N Zvereva 6 7       N Zvereva 6 6 3
2   C Martínez 7 4 6

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