1996 French Open – Men's Doubles

The 1996 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 27 May until 9 June. It was the 95th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1996.

Men's Doubles
1996 French Open
ChampionRussia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
Runner-upFrance Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Final score6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw64
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
← 1995 · French Open · 1997 →

SeedsEdit

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6 6
9   Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti
4 1
1   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3 6 4
5   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
6 4 6
    Javier Frana
  Rick Leach
2 2
5   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
6 6
5   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
2 3
7   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
6 6
11   Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot
3 6 1
    Jared Palmer
  Jonathan Stark
6 3 6
    Jared Palmer
  Jonathan Stark
4 64
7   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
6 7
7   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
6 7
    Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana
2 68

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 7
  M Ondruska
  K Ullyett
3 61 1   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 6
  L Manta
  P Vízner
6 7   L Manta
  P Vízner
1 2
  J Ireland
  D Nargiso
4 5 1   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 7
  D Adams
  W Arthurs
6 3 8 15   M Philippoussis
  P Rafter
4 69
  T Kempers
  T Nijssen
3 6 6   D Adams
  W Arthurs
6469
15   M Philippoussis
  P Rafter
6 7 15   M Philippoussis
  P Rafter
7 7
  B MacPhie
  M Tebbutt
4 64 1   T Woodbridge
  M Woodforde
6 6
9   J Björkman
  N Kulti
6 6 9   J Björkman
  N Kulti
4 1
  L Barthez
  G Bastié
2 3 9   J Björkman
  N Kulti
6 6
  B Haygarth
  C van Rensburg
6 7   B Haygarth
  C van Rensburg
2 4
  P Kilderry
  P Tramacchi
2 62 9   J Björkman
  N Kulti
6 4 6
  R Krajicek
  M Oosting
3 7 6 8   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
3 6 3
  R Bergh
  S Cannon
6 624   R Krajicek
  M Oosting
5 3
8   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
4 6 6 8   S Lareau
  A O'Brien
7 6
  N Lapentti
  N Pereira
6 1 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
1 7 6
  J Eagle
  A Florent
6 654 4   P Galbraith
  A Olhovskiy
634
  J Frana
  R Leach
6 5 7   J Frana
  R Leach
7 6
  P Albano
  J-A Conde
3 7 5   J Frana
  R Leach
7 6
  S Davis
  T Henman
6 6   S Davis
  T Henman
5 3
  M Barnard
  G Van Emburgh
3 2   S Davis
  T Henman
6 7
13   HJ Davids
  C Suk
7 7 13   HJ Davids
  C Suk
3 64
  D Ekerot
  L Markovits
6365   J Frana
  R Leach
2 2
  P Kühnen
  G Muller
7 7 5   G Forget
  J Hlasek
6 6
12   T Carbonell
  F Roig
5 66   P Kühnen
  G Muller
7 3 3
  J Grabb
  R Reneberg
6 6   J Grabb
  R Reneberg
646 6
  M-K Goellner
  D Prinosil
3 4   J Grabb
  R Reneberg
1 4
  K Nováček
  V Spadea
6 6 5   G Forget
  J Hlasek
6 6
  J-F Bachelot
  G Carraz
2 3   K Nováček
  V Spadea
6 3 2
5   G Forget
  J Hlasek
3 6 6 5   G Forget
  J Hlasek
4 6 6
  W Black
  J Waite
6 3 3

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  T Kronemann
  D Macpherson
687 7
6   E Ferreira
  J Siemerink
7 665   T Kronemann
  D Macpherson
6 4 6
  P Haarhuis
  S Schalken
4 7 6   P Haarhuis
  S Schalken
3 6 1
  K Kinnear
  D Randall
6 644   T Kronemann
  D Macpherson
4 63
  J Arrese
  S Pescosolido
6 6 11   L Pimek
  B Talbot
6 7
  L Jensen
  M Jensen
4 4   J Arrese
  S Pescosolido
4 3
11   L Pimek
  B Talbot
6 6 11   L Pimek
  B Talbot
6 6
  J-L de Jager
  M Larsson
4 4 11   L Pimek
  B Talbot
3 6 1
14   S Edberg
  P Korda
6 6   J Palmer
  J Stark
6 3 6
  B Steven
  K Thorne
3 4 14   S Edberg
  P Korda
6 7
  J-P Fleurian
  G Raoux
6 6   J-P Fleurian
  G Raoux
3 5
  R Gilbert
  S Simian
3 4 14   S Edberg
  P Korda
4 6 5
  J Palmer
  J Stark
6 7   J Palmer
  J Stark
6 4 7
  B Behrens
  M Lucena
3 68   J Palmer
  J Stark
7 7
3   B Black
  G Connell
6 6 3   B Black
  G Connell
655
  G Köves
  A Richardson
1 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
6 6
  J Golmard
  L Roux
0 3 7   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
6 6
  K Jones
  C Woodruff
3 0   K Jones
  C Woodruff
3 4
  M Keil
  P Nyborg
0 0R 7   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
7 7
  O Delaître
  J Tarango
7 4 6 10   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
685
  H Leconte
  Y Noah
646 2   O Delaître
  J Tarango
2 6 3
10   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
6 6 10   L Lobo
  J Sánchez
6 3 6
  S Grosjean
  O Mutis
3 4 7   Y Kafelnikov
  D Vacek
6 7
  S Stolle
  J Stoltenberg
6 6   D Johnson
  F Montana
2 68
16   J Novák
  D Rikl
1 4   S Stolle
  J Stoltenberg
3 66
  L Bale
  S Noteboom
7 6   L Bale
  S Noteboom
6 7
  K Flach
  D Wheaton
644   L Bale
  S Noteboom
4 65
  D Johnson
  F Montana
6 1 6   D Johnson
  F Montana
6 7
  A Boetsch
  M Rosset
2 6 3   D Johnson
  F Montana
3 7 6
2   M Knowles
  D Nestor
2 7 6 2   M Knowles
  D Nestor
6 5 3
  N Broad
  P Norval
6 622

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