1996 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Doubles
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1996 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Doubles
Women's Doubles
1996 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsSwitzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Runners-upUnited States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
Final score5-7, 7-5, 6-1
Details
Draw64 (2 Q / 4 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
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Jana Novotná and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario were the defending champions but lost in the quarterfinals to Martina Hingis and Helena Suková.

Hingis and Suková defeated Meredith McGrath and Larisa Neiland in the final, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1996 Wimbledon Championships.[1] At 15 Years 282 Days, Hingis became the youngest ever grand slam champion. It was the 1st Grand Slam (doubles) title and the 2nd title overall for Hingis, and the 9th and final Grand Slam doubles title and the 64th title overall for Suková, in their respective careers.

Seeds

01.   Czech Republic Jana Novotná / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
02.   United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva (Semifinals)
03.   United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Mary Joe Fernández (Quarterfinals, retired)
04.   United States Meredith McGrath / Latvia Larisa Neiland (Final)
05.   n/a
06.   United States Nicole Arendt / Netherlands Manon Bollegraf (Third round)
07.   United States Lori McNeil / France Nathalie Tauziat (Second round)
08.   Switzerland Martina Hingis / Czech Republic Helena Suková (Champions)
09.   United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs (Third round)
10.   United States Katrina Adams / South Africa Mariaan de Swardt (Quarterfinals)
11.   Netherlands Kristie Boogert / Romania Irina Spîrlea (Third round)
12.   Indonesia Yayuk Basuki / Netherlands Caroline Vis (Quarterfinals)
13.   Spain Conchita Martínez / Argentina Patricia Tarabini (Third round)
14.   France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret / France Sandrine Testud (Third round, retired)
15.   Australia Elizabeth Smylie / United States Linda Wild (Semifinals)
16.   Australia Nicole Bradtke / Australia Rachel McQuillan (Third round)
17.   Italy Laura Golarsa / Australia Kristine Radford (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Top half

Section 1

Section 2

Bottom half

Section 3

Section 4

References

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links


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