The 1996 Grolsch Open, also known as the Dutch Open, was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Amsterdam, Netherlands and was part of the World Series of the 1996 ATP Tour. It was the 39th edition of the tournament and was held from 29 July until 4 August 1996. Sixth-seeded Francisco Clavet won the singles title, his second at the event after 1990.[3]

1996 Grolsch Open
Date29 July – 4 August
CategoryWorld Series
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$475,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationAmsterdam, Netherlands
Spain Francisco Clavet[1]
United States Donald Johnson / United States Francisco Montana[2]
← 1995 · Dutch Open · 1997 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  Francisco Clavet defeated   Younes El Aynaoui 7–5, 6–1, 6–1

  • It was Clavet's only singles title of the year and the 3rd of his career.

Doubles edit

  Donald Johnson /   Francisco Montana defeated   Rikard Bergh /   Jack Waite 6–4, 3–6, 6–2

  • It was Johnson's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of his career. It was Montana's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of his career.

References edit

  1. ^ "1996 Amsterdam – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1996 Amsterdam – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1997). International Tennis Federation World of Tennis 1997. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 130, 150. ISBN 9780002187145.

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