1996 Australian Open - Women's Singles
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1996 Australian Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1996 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Monica Seles
Runner-upGermany Anke Huber
Final score6-4, 6-1
Details
Draw128
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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First-seeded Monica Seles won the title, defeating Anke Huber in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1996 Australian Open. This would be Seles' first and only Grand Slam tournament victory after her stabbing.

Mary Pierce was the defending champion, but lost to Elena Likhovtseva in the second round.

Seeds

  1. United States Monica Seles (Champion)
  2. Spain Conchita Martínez (Quarterfinals)
  3. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  4. France Mary Pierce (Second Round)
  5. Japan Kimiko Date (Second Round)
  6. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini (Fourth Round)
  7. Croatia Iva Majoli (Quarterfinals)
  8. Germany Anke Huber (Final)
  9. United States Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth Round)
  10. United States Lindsay Davenport (Fourth Round)
  11. Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Fourth Round)
  12. Belarus Natasha Zvereva (First Round)
  13. United States Chanda Rubin (Semifinals)
  14. United States Amy Frazier (First round)
  15. Japan Naoko Sawamatsu (Fourth Round)
  16. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Semifinals)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Monica Seles 6 6
7 Croatia Iva Majoli 1 2
1 United States Monica Seles 626 7
13 United States Chanda Rubin 77 1 5
3 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 6 14
13 United States Chanda Rubin 6 2 16
1 United States Monica Seles 6 6
8 Germany Anke Huber 4 1
  Switzerland Martina Hingis 5 6 1
16 South Africa Amanda Coetzer 7 4 6
16 South Africa Amanda Coetzer 6 4 2
8 Germany Anke Huber 4 6 6
8 Germany Anke Huber 4 6 6
2 Spain Conchita Martínez 6 2 1

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States M Seles 6 6
Q United States J Lee 3 0 1 United States M Seles 6 6
Slovakia K Studeníková 7 6 Slovakia K Studeníková 1 1
Belgium D Van Roost 5 4 1 United States M Seles 7 6
Q Italy F Lubiani 6 4 6 5 0
Australia N Bradtke 2 6 4 Q Italy F Lubiani 2 6 2
France J Halard-Decugis 6 6 France J Halard-Decugis 6 0 6
WC Australia J Taylor 1 1 1 United States M Seles 6 6
Slovakia R Zrubáková 6 5 1 15 1 3
Japan A Sugiyama 0 7 6 Japan A Sugiyama 6 6
France S Pitkowski 4 63 Q 2 2
Q 6 77 Japan A Sugiyama 4 0
Slovakia J Husárová 2 1 15 Japan N Sawamatsu 6 6
United States L Wild 6 6 United States L Wild 4 3
Romania C Cristea 6 2 1 15 Japan N Sawamatsu 6 6
15 Japan N Sawamatsu 4 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Belarus N Zvereva 2 6 5
Israel A Smashnova 6 4 7 Israel A Smashnova 7 4 2
6 6 5 6 6
Japan N Kijimuta 3 0 3 2
Romania I Spîrlea 6 648 Belgium S Appelmans 6 6
France S Testud 4 77 6 Romania I Spîrlea 3 3
Italy N Baudone 5 4 Belgium S Appelmans 6 6
Belgium S Appelmans 7 6 Belgium S Appelmans 2 2
Q United States J Watanabe 6 6 7 Croatia I Majoli 6 6
South Africa M de Swardt 4 3 Q United States J Watanabe 6565
United States P Shriver 4 4 France A Fusai 77 77
France A Fusai 6 6 France A Fusai 2 1
WC Australia N Pratt 5 3 7 Croatia I Majoli 6 6
United States L McNeil 7 6 United States L McNeil 3 2
Russia E Makarova 4 2 7 Croatia I Majoli 6 6
7 Croatia I Majoli 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
Austria B Reinstadler 2 2 3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
United States A Grossman 3 2 Germany B Rittner 3 2
Germany B Rittner 6 6 3 6 6
Australia K Godridge 4 6 3 United States S Cacic 3 3
WC Australia S Drake-Brockman 6 4 6 WC Australia S Drake-Brockman 2 5
United States S Cacic 6 6 United States S Cacic 6 7
Belgium E Callens 3 4 3 6 6
United States N Arendt 6 6 9 United States MJ Fernández 3 3
WC Australia K Radford 3 1 United States N Arendt 3 6 8
France L Ghirardi-Rubbi 3 4 Italy S Farina 6 3 6
Italy S Farina 6 6 United States N Arendt 1 1
Germany V Martinek 2 3 9 United States MJ Fernández 6 6
6 6 2 0
Spain V Ruano Pascual 4 3 9 United States MJ Fernández 6 6
9 United States MJ Fernández 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 United States C Rubin 4 6 6
Australia R McQuillan 6 3 2 13 United States C Rubin 636 6
Slovenia T Kri?an 6 2 6 Slovenia T Kri?an 77 2 3
United States M McGrath 2 6 4 13 United States C Rubin 6 6
Belgium L Courtois 77 77 Belgium L Courtois 0 2
Netherlands M Oremans 6464 Belgium L Courtois 6 77
Australia A Ellwood 6 5 1 South Africa J Kruger 3 65
South Africa J Kruger 4 7 6 13 United States C Rubin 6 6
Germany K Kschwendt 6 6 6 Argentina G Sabatini 2 4
Germany P Begerow 0 2 Germany K Kschwendt 2 6 6
Japan N Miyagi 6 7 Japan N Miyagi 6 2 1
Italy S Cecchini 3 5 Germany K Kschwendt 1 2
France I Demongeot 3 3 6 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6
Slovakia K Hab?udová 6 6 Slovakia K Hab?udová 4 3
United States S Stafford 0 1 6 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6
6 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Japan K Date 6 6
Mexico A Gavaldón 2 0 5 Japan K Date 2 6 4
Japan M Endo 78 6 Japan M Endo 6 1 6
WC Australia K-A Guse 664 Japan M Endo 1 1
Canada J Nejedly 1 1 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6
Switzerland M Hingis 6 6 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6
Austria B Paulus 6 6 Austria B Paulus 1 4
Latvia L Neiland 0 0 Switzerland M Hingis 6 6
Belgium N Feber 6 6 11 1 4
Q Canada S Jeyaseelan 4 0 Belgium N Feber 2 6 3
Italy A Serra Zanetti 3 2 Netherlands K Boogert 6 1 6
Netherlands K Boogert 6 6 Netherlands K Boogert 6 1 4
Hungary A Temesvári 651 11 4 6 6
Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 77 6 Chinese Taipei S-t Wang 4 6 3
Canada P Hy-Boulais 6 633 11 6 3 6
11 1 77 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6
Austria M Schnell 2 2 16 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6
Germany S Hack 2 6 6 Germany S Hack 1 1
Indonesia Y Basuki 6 4 4 16 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6
Q United States L Poruri 6 656 Q Japan R Hiraki 3 1
United States L Lee 3 77 3 Q United States L Poruri 3 6 2
Argentina MJ Gaidano 6 3 2 Q Japan R Hiraki 6 4 6
Q Japan R Hiraki 3 6 6 16 South Africa A Coetzer 6 6
United States L Raymond 4 3 Russia E Likhovtseva 3 3
Italy R Grande 6 6 Italy R Grande 6 77
Hong Kong M Tang 6 4 2 Germany S Meier 4 65
Germany S Meier 0 6 6 Italy R Grande 3 1
Japan K Nagatsuka 2 4 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6
Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6 Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6
Austria P Schwarz 3 1 4 France M Pierce 4 4
4 France M Pierce 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Germany A Huber 6 6
Czech Republic S Kleinová 1 4 8 Germany A Huber 6 6
Sweden Å Carlsson 6 6 Sweden Å Carlsson 1 2
WC Australia K Sharpe 2 0 8 Germany A Huber 6 6
Sweden M Strandlund 5 64 Czech Republic L Richterová 2 1
Madagascar D Randriantefy 7 77 Madagascar D Randriantefy 646 5
Czech Republic L Richterová 6 6 Czech Republic L Richterová 77 4 7
WC Australia G Biggs 3 3 8 Germany A Huber 6 6
Czech Republic H Suková 6 6 Austria B Schett 3 2
Austria J Wiesner 4 0 Czech Republic H Suková 77 4 8
Poland M Grzybowska 4 6 6 Poland M Grzybowska 656 6
WC Australia T Musgrave 6 3 2 Czech Republic H Suková 2 7 6
Venezuela M Vento 77 4 4 Austria B Schett 6 5 8
South Korea S-h Park 626 6 South Korea S-h Park 4 3
Austria B Schett 4 7 9 Austria B Schett 6 6
14 United States A Frazier 6 5 7

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 United States L Davenport 6 6
Germany C Singer 1 2 10 United States L Davenport 77 6
United States G Fernández 3 4 Australia R Stubbs 653
Australia R Stubbs 6 6 10 United States L Davenport 6 7
Poland K Nowak 3 0 Finland N Dahlman 4 5
Finland N Dahlman 6 6 Finland N Dahlman 6 6
United States E deLone 6 2 4 Romania R Dragomir 4 3
Romania R Dragomir 4 6 6 10 United States L Davenport 3 1
Japan Y Kamio 2 77 6 2 Spain C Martínez 6 6
China F Li 6 642 Japan Y Kamio 633
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia T Je?menica 4 3 Germany J Kandarr 77 6
Germany J Kandarr 6 6 Germany J Kandarr 3 0
China J-Q Yi 2 2 2 Spain C Martínez 6 6
Argentina F Labat 6 6 Argentina F Labat 2 4
Q United Kingdom C Wood 4 1 2 Spain C Martínez 6 6
2 Spain C Martínez 6 6

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