1996 French Open – Women's Singles

1996 French Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1996 French Open
Champion Steffi Graf
Runner-up Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Final score 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 10–8

Steffi Graf defeated Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 10–8 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1996 French Open.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Earlier rounds 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
      • Section 5 2.3.5
      • Section 6 2.3.6
      • Section 7 2.3.7
      • Section 8 2.3.8
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Steffi Graf is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Steffi Graf (Champion)
  2. Monica Seles (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Conchita Martínez (Semifinalist)
  4. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Finalist)
  5. Iva Majoli (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Anke Huber (Fourth round)
  7. Kimiko Date (Fourth round)
  8. Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (Third round)
  1. Lindsay Davenport (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Jana Novotná (Semifinalist)
  3. Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth round)
  4. Mary Pierce (Third round)
  5. Magdalena Maleeva (Fourth round)
  6. Amanda Coetzer (Fourth round)
  7. Martina Hingis (Third round)
  8. Barbara Paulus (Third round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
5   Iva Majoli 3 1    
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
  3  Conchita Martínez 3 1    
3  Conchita Martínez 6 6  
  9   Lindsay Davenport 1 3    
    1   Steffi Graf 6 64 10
  4  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 3 77 8
      Karina Habšudová 2 77 8  
4  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 64 10  
  4  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 7  
  10   Jana Novotná 3 5    
10   Jana Novotná 79 6  
  2   Monica Seles 67 3    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Graf 6 6
Neiland 3 2 1 Graf 6 6
Bradtke 6 6 Bradtke 2 2
Watanabe 2 3 1 Graf 6 1
Kamstra 6 7 Q Langrová 0 0 r.
Golarsa 1 5 Kamstra 2 6 1
Q Langrová 6 714 Q Langrová 6 4 6
Arendt 2 612 1 Graf 6 79
Halard-Decugis 2 6 6 11 Fernández 1 67
Lee 6 1 0 Halard-Decugis 77 4 5
LL Pizzichini 77 6 LL Pizzichini 64 6 7
Kschwendt 62 2 LL Pizzichini 2 3
Nagyová 2 6 6 11 Fernández 6 6
Schnyder 6 4 4 Nagyová 2 4
11 Fernández 6 6 11 Fernández 6 6
Grzybowska 0 1

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 Paulus 6 6
Kijimuta 4 4 16 Paulus 6 6
Boogert 6 6 Boogert 2 4
Q Montolio 1 4 16 Paulus 4 6 3
Nagatsuka 6 3 6 Q León García 6 2 6
Adams 4 6 2 Nagatsuka 1 0
Q León García 6 6 Q León García 6 6
Miyagi 4 4 Q León García 3 1
Suárez 1 6 6 5 Majoli 6 6
de Swardt 6 3 2 Suárez 5 3
Testud 6 5 6 Testud 7 6
Ruano Pascual 3 7 4 Testud 6 5 4
Grande 6 6 5 Majoli 4 7 6
Cacic 3 1 Grande 3 64
5 Majoli 6 6 5 Majoli 6 77
Meier 3 4

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Martínez 6 6
Callens 1 1 3 Martínez 6 7
Zrubáková 5 6 6 Zrubáková 3 5
WC Sidot 7 3 2 3 Martínez 6 6
Grossman 6 6 Grossman 2 1
Kamio 4 0 Grossman 6 6
Dechy 6 7 Dechy 3 3
Husárová 2 5 3 Martínez 6 6
Serra Zanetti 2 6 7 14 Coetzer 2 3
Labat 6 1 5 Serra Zanetti 3 3
Zvereva 6 6 Zvereva 6 6
Van Roost 3 4 Zvereva 3 6 2
Q Lubiani 6 7 14 Coetzer 6 3 6
Porwik 4 5 Q Lubiani 4 1
14 Coetzer 6 7 14 Coetzer 6 6
Sugiyama 1 5

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 Davenport 6 6
Q Perfetti 4 1 9 Davenport 6 6
Park 5 6 6 Park 1 2
Endo 7 1 3 9 Davenport 6 6
Basuki 6 6 Basuki 3 2
Werdel-Witmeyer 4 2 Basuki 7 6
Courtois 6 5 Courtois 5 2
Gaidano 3 2 r. 9 Davenport 3 6 8
Wild 6 6 7 Date 6 4 6
Hiraki 2 0 Wild 65 77 6
Q Cecchini 6 6 Q Cecchini 77 63 2
McGrath 2 1 Wild 3 5
Ječmenica 7 77 7 Date 6 7
Hack 5 60 Ječmenica 4 2
7 Date 3 6 6 7 Date 6 6
Carlsson 6 3 4

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Huber 6 6
Fernández 2 2 6 Huber 6 6
Temesvári 6 7 Temesvári 3 2
Stafford 1 5 6 Huber 6 6
Feber 6 6 WC Pitkowski 2 2
Suková 4 4 Feber 2 5
WC Pitkowski 6 5 7 WC Pitkowski 6 7
Q McQuillan 4 7 5 6 Huber 5 3
Habšudová 65 6 7 Habšudová 7 6
Godridge 77 0 5 Habšudová 6 4 8
Tauziat 6 6 Tauziat 2 6 6
Miller 1 1 Habšudová 4 7 6
Begerow 2 7 6 15 Hingis 6 5 4
Singer 6 5 4 Begerow 5 5
15 Hingis 6 6 15 Hingis 7 7
Schett 3 0

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Pierce 7 6
LL Schnell 5 2 12 Pierce 6 2 6
LL Randriantefy 78 6 LL Randriantefy 3 6 2
Q Nejedly 66 1 12 Pierce 4 2
Rittner 6 6 Rittner 6 6
Studeníková 0 1 Rittner 6 6
Yi 6 7 Yi 0 3
Capriati 3 5 Rittner 3 4
Sánchez Lorenzo 6 6 4 Sánchez Vicario 6 6
WC Cocheteux 2 2 Sánchez Lorenzo 3 6 7
Likhovtseva 6 1 6 Likhovtseva 6 3 9
Wiesner 3 6 4 Likhovtseva 0 0
Martinek 6 6 4 Sánchez Vicario 6 6
Kandarr 3 4 Martinek 0 1
4 Sánchez Vicario 6 6 4 Sánchez Vicario 6 6
Glass 2 3

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Schultz-McCarthy 6 6
Dechaume-Balleret 4 4 8 Schultz-McCarthy 6 5 7
WC Mauresmo 6 1 6 WC Mauresmo 4 7 5
Reinstadler 2 6 4 8 Schultz-McCarthy 3 6 2
Farina 6 6 Spîrlea 6 3 6
Cristea 3 4 Farina 0 r.
Spîrlea 6 6 Spîrlea 4
WC Mothes-Jobkel 0 1 Spîrlea 1 5
Makarova 6 3 6 10 Novotná 6 7
Baudone 0 6 1 Makarova 6 6
Fusai 6 6 Fusai 1 1
Hy-Boulais 2 4 Makarova 1 5
Wang 6 6 10 Novotná 6 7
Smashnova 2 4 Wang 4 3
10 Novotná 6 6 10 Novotná 6 6
Richterová 0 2

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Maleeva 6 64 12
Raymond 1 77 10 13 Maleeva 6 2 6
Whitlinger-Jones 6 6 Whitlinger-Jones 2 6 2
Pampoulova 1 2 13 Maleeva 6 6
Oremans 6 6 Oremans 2 1
WC Ghirardi-Rubbi 3 0 Oremans 7 6
Bobková 6 7 Bobková 5 1
WC Demongeot 2 5 13 Maleeva 1 1
Dragomir 6 6 1 Seles 6 6
Frazier 3 3 Dragomir 2 2
Appelmans 6 6 Appelmans 6 6
Stubbs 1 1 Appelmans 2 5
Sawamatsu 6 6 1 Seles 6 7
Nowak 2 1 Sawamatsu 64 2
1 Seles 6 6 1 Seles 77 6
WC Dhenin 1 1

External links

  • 1996 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw