1996 US Open – Women's Doubles

Gigi Fernández and Natasha Zvereva were the defending champions and successfully defended their title, defeating Jana Novotná and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final. It was the 5th US Open, 15th Grand Slam and 66th overall title for Fernández, and the 4th US Open, 15th Grand Slam and 60th overall title, in their respective careers.

Women's Doubles
1996 US Open
ChampionsUnited States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Runners-upCzech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Final score1–6, 6–1, 6–4
Details
Draw64 (4 Q / 4 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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SeedsEdit

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7 6
  Anna Kournikova
  Elena Likhovtseva
5 2
1   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 1 6
4   Martina Hingis
  Helena Suková
1 6 1
4   Martina Hingis
  Helena Suková
6 6
  Patricia Hy-Boulais
  Rosalyn Nideffer
4 4
1   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6 1 4
2   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
1 6 6
6   Lori McNeil
  Gabriela Sabatini
4 6 7
5   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
6 3 5
6   Lori McNeil
  Gabriela Sabatini
2 6
2   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
6 7
  Sonya Jeyaseelan
  Rene Simpson
3 7 2
2   Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
6 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   J Novotná
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
Q   M Saeki
  Y Yoshida
1 1 1   J Novotná
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6 6
  N Bradtke
  R McQuillan
6 6   N Bradtke
  R McQuillan
7 3 2
  L Golarsa
  C Singer
4 2 1   J Novotná
  A Sánchez Vicario
6 6
LL   V Csurgó
  M Grzybowska
6 4 2 15   R Hiraki
  N Miyagi
4 2
  S Noorlander
  S Pitkowski
4 6 6   S Noorlander
  S Pitkowski
6 2 2
  N Dahlman
  C Wood
6 3 2 15   R Hiraki
  N Miyagi
4 6 6
15   R Hiraki
  N Miyagi
3 6 6 1   J Novotná
  A Sánchez Vicario
7 6
10   E Smylie
  L Wild
4 4   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
5 2
  A Lettiere
  C Morariu
6 6   A Lettiere
  C Morariu
3 6 6
  L Cenková
  A Olsza
6 6   L Cenková
  A Olsza
6 1 1
Q   L Horn
  J Kruger
1 2   A Lettiere
  C Morariu
2 7 2
  R Bobková
  E Melicharová
3 6 6   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
6 6 6
  A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
6 3 7   A Kournikova
  E Likhovtseva
7 4
  A Ellwood
  N Pratt
3 4 9   K Adams
  M de Swardt
6 1r
9   K Adams
  M de Swardt
6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   M Hingis
  H Suková
6 6
  H Nagyová
  K Studeníková
0 3 4   M Hingis
  H Suková
6 6
Q   M-F Landa
  M Weingärtner
2 2   Å Carlsson
  M Strandlund
2 4
  Å Carlsson
  M Strandlund
6 6 4   M Hingis
  H Suková
6 3 7
  A Coetzer
  I Gorrochategui
6 6 11   Y Basuki
  C Vis
3 6 5
  K Nagatsuka
  A Sugiyama
3 3   A Coetzer
  I Gorrochategui
3 0r
  M Werdel-Witmeyer
  T Whitlinger-Jones
3 6 5 11   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6 1
11   Y Basuki
  C Vis
6 3 7 4   M Hingis
  H Suková
6 6
13   Z Garrison-Jackson
  P Shriver
5 4   P Hy-Boulais
  R Nideffer
4 4
  L Montalvo
  B Rittner
7 6   L Montalvo
  B Rittner
2 6
  T Križan
  C Papadáki
3 6   R Grande
  E Makarova
6 7
  R Grande
  E Makarova
6 7   R Grande
  E Makarova
1 1
  P Langrová
  R Zrubáková
4 2   P Hy-Boulais
  R Nideffer
6 6
  N Kijimuta
  F Labat
6 6   N Kijimuta
  F Labat
6 4 6
  P Hy-Boulais
  R Nideffer
7 6   P Hy-Boulais
  R Nideffer
1 6 7
8   B Schultz-McCarthy
  N Tauziat
5 1

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   L McNeil
  G Sabatini
6 7
  D Krajčovičová
  L Němečková
2 5 6   L McNeil
  G Sabatini
6 6
  S Cecchini
  L Garrone
2 1   J Hetherington
  K Rinaldi-Stunkel
1 1
  J Hetherington
  K Rinaldi-Stunkel
6 6 6   L McNeil
  G Sabatini
6 6
WC   L Osterloh
  S Reeves
7 3 1 12   K Boogert
  I Spîrlea
4 2
  S Appelmans
  M Oremans
6 6 6   S Appelmans
  M Oremans
1 0
  K Kschwendt
  B Schett
7 1 3 12   K Boogert
  I Spîrlea
6 6
12   K Boogert
  I Spîrlea
5 6 6 6   L McNeil
  G Sabatini
4 6 7
14   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 1 6 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 3 5
  O Lugina
  E Pampoulova
2 6 2 14   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 7
  A Frazier
  K Po
6 3 2   S-h Park
  S-t Wang
2 5
  S-h Park
  S-t Wang
4 6 6 14   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
5 5
WC   J Lee
  L Lee
6 7 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
7 7
WC   A deLone
  L Poruri
4 6 WC   J Lee
  L Lee
4 7 1
  M Lindström
  L Pleming
4 0 5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 5 6
5   N Arendt
  M Bollegraf
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
6 6
WC   D Buth
  S Nickitas
1 2 7   L Raymond
  R Stubbs
4 3
  A Huber
  I Majoli
4 4   S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
6 6
  S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
6 6   S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
7 6
  A Grossman
  S Reece
3 4 17   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
5 3
  C Barclay
  K-A Guse
6 6   C Barclay
  K-A Guse
5 1
  V Ruano Pascual
  A Temesvári
6 7 3 17   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
7 6
17   A Dechaume-Balleret
  S Testud
7 6 6   S Jeyaseelan
  R Simpson
3 7 2
16   D Graham
  K Radford
4 7 7 2   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 6 6
  A Fusai
  M Paz
6 5 6 16   D Graham
  K Radford
6 6
LL   J Byrne
  T Morton-Rodgers
6 6 LL   J Byrne
  T Morton-Rodgers
2 4
Q   J Chi
  K Pace
2 4 16   D Graham
  K Radford
3 6
  M Murić
  P Suárez
3 4 2   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 7
  R Dragomir
  T Ječmenica
6 6   R Dragomir
  T Ječmenica
1 0
  J Husárová
  D van Roost
6 3 0 2   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
6 6
2   G Fernández
  N Zvereva
4 6 6

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