1996 Meta Styrian Open

The 1996 Meta Styrian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Sportpark Piberstein in Maria Lankowitz in Austria that was part of Tier IV of the 1996 WTA Tour. It was the 24th edition of the tournament was held from 5 August until 11 August 1996. First-seeded Barbara Paulus won the singles title.[1]

1996 Meta Styrian Open
Date5–11 August
CategoryTier IV
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$107,500
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationMaria Lankowitz, Austria
Austria Barbara Paulus
Slovakia Janette Husárová / Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Barbara Paulus defeated   Sandra Cecchini (Cecchini retired)

  • It was Paulus' only title of the year and the 6th of her career.

Doubles edit

  Janette Husárová /   Natalia Medvedeva defeated   Lenka Cenková /   Kateřina Kroupová 6–4, 7–5

  • It was Husárová's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of her career. It was Medvedeva's 1st title of the year and the 15th of her career.

References edit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1997). International Tennis Federation World of Tennis 1997. London: CollinsWillow. p. 184. ISBN 9780002187145.

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