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Pete Sampras was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Marc Rosset.

Singles
1996 Paris Open
1995 ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
ChampionSweden Thomas Enqvist
Runner-upRussia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Final score6–2, 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1995 · Paris Open · 1997 →

Thomas Enqvist won in the final 6–2, 6–4, 7–5 against Yevgeny Kafelnikov.

SeedsEdit

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. All sixteen seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1.   Pete Sampras (Second Round)
  2.   Michael Chang (Third Round)
  3.   Thomas Muster (Second Round)
  4.   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Final)
  5.   Goran Ivanišević (Second Round)
  6.   Boris Becker (Second Round)
  7.   Richard Krajicek (Second Round)
  8.   Wayne Ferreira (Third Round)
  9.   Andre Agassi (Second Round)
  10.   Marcelo Ríos (Second Round)
  11.   Todd Martin (Third Round)
  12.   Thomas Enqvist (Champion)
  13.   MaliVai Washington (Third Round)
  14.   Albert Costa (Second Round)
  15.   Jim Courier (Second Round)
  16.   Félix Mantilla (Third Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
            
    Magnus Gustafsson 3 2  
12   Thomas Enqvist 6 6  
12   Thomas Enqvist 6 6 7    
4   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2 4 5    
4   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 3 6 6
Q   Petr Korda 6 4 2

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   P Sampras 4 4  
    M Rosset 6 6       M Rosset 6 6  
    À Corretja 2 4       M Rosset 7 3 77
Q   B Black 77 4 6 16   F Mantilla 5 6 62
    J Stoltenberg 636 1 Q   B Black 1 7 2
16   F Mantilla 6 5 6
    M Rosset 2 6 2
    M Gustafsson 6 3 6
9   A Agassi 4 6 3
    M Gustafsson 6 4 6     M Gustafsson 6 3 6
Q   C Caratti 3 6 0     M Gustafsson 6 6  
    J Sánchez 3 63  8   W Ferreira 2 4  
    D Vacek 6 77       D Vacek 644  
8   W Ferreira 77 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   T Muster 2 r  
    S Edberg 6 6       S Edberg 6    
    M Stich 2 4       S Edberg 4 6 6
    F Clavet 77 4 3 Q   F Wibier 6 4 2
Q   F Wibier 636 6 Q   F Wibier 3 6 6
14   A Costa 6 4 4
    S Edberg 4 66 
12   T Enqvist 6 78  
12   T Enqvist 6 7  
    R Reneberg 3 6 7     R Reneberg 4 5  
WC   G Forget 6 4 5 12   T Enqvist 6 77  
    T Henman 6 3 4     C Moyá 2 64 
    C Moyá 4 6 6     C Moyá 6 5 6
6   B Becker 3 7 4

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   G Ivanišević 3 2  
    J Siemerink 6 664     P Haarhuis 6 6  
    P Haarhuis 3 78 6     P Haarhuis 6 3 77
Q   M Larsson 6 6   11   T Martin 4 6 64
    B Ulihrach 4 1   Q   M Larsson 3 6 3
11   T Martin 6 3 6
    P Haarhuis 671  
4   Y Kafelnikov 79 6  
13   M Washington 6 6  
Q   M Damm 79 6   Q   M Damm 4 2  
WC   G Raoux 672   13   M Washington 4 3  
WC   S Bruguera 4 3   4   Y Kafelnikov 6 6  
    C Pioline 6 6       C Pioline 4 6 4
4   Y Kafelnikov 6 3 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   R Krajicek 6 1 5
    A Berasategui 6 6       A Berasategui 3 6 7
    R Furlan 2 2       A Berasategui 1 4  
Q   P Korda 6 5 6 Q   P Korda 6 6  
    M Woodforde 4 7 2 Q   P Korda 6 6  
10   M Ríos 3 4  
Q   P Korda 77 78  
    A Boetsch 6266 
15   J Courier 4 5  
    A Boetsch 7 77       A Boetsch 6 7  
    T Woodbridge 5 63      A Boetsch 6 6  
    M Philippoussis 6 6   2   M Chang 1 3  
WC   L Roux 4 4       M Philippoussis 5 6 67
2   M Chang 7 3 79

ReferencesEdit