1996 Australian Open
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1996 Australian Open

The 1996 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 84th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 15 through 28 January 1996.

Seniors

Men's Singles

Germany Boris Becker defeated United States Michael Chang 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 [1]

  • It was Becker's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles

United States Monica Seles defeated Germany Anke Huber 6-4, 6-1 [2]

  • It was Seles' 9th and last career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles

Sweden Stefan Edberg / Czech Republic Petr Korda defeated Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien 7-5, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 [3]

  • It was Edberg's 9th and last career Grand Slam title and his 4th Australian Open title. It was Korda's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's doubles

United States Chanda Rubin / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario defeated United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Mary Joe Fernandez 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 [4]

  • It was Rubin's only career Grand Slam title. It was Sánchez Vicario's 12th career Grand Slam title and her 4th and last Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Latvia Larisa Neiland / Australia Mark Woodforde defeated United States Nicole Arendt / United States Luke Jensen 4-6, 7-5, 6-0

  • It was Neiland's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodforde's 11th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Australian Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Sweden Björn Rehnquist defeated Sweden Mathias Hellstrom 2-6, 6-2, 7-5

Girls' Singles

Poland Magdalena Grzybowska defeated France Nathalie Dechy 6-1, 4-6, 6-1

Boys' Doubles

Italy Daniele Bracciali / Canada Jocelyn Robichaud defeated United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Girls' Doubles

Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková / Czech Republic Jitka Schönfeldová defeated Belarus Olga Barabanschikova / Croatia Mirjana Lu?i? 6-1, 6-3

References

  1. ^ "1996 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1996 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1996 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1996 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 2012.

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Preceded by
1995 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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