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Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's doubles

Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics
Champion    Gigi Fernández
Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
Runner-up    Jana Novotná
Helena Suková (CZE)
Final score   7–6(8–6), 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women  

The Women's Doubles competition was part of the tennis program at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Seeds 2
  • Draw 3
    • Key 3.1
    • Finals 3.2
    • Top half 3.3
    • Bottom half 3.4
  • References 4

Medalists

Gold  Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernandez
United States (USA)
Silver  Jana Novotná / Helena Suková
Czech Republic (CZE)
Bronze  Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Spain (ESP)

Seeds

The top seeded teams received a bye into the second round.

  1.  Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) (Champions, Gold Medalists)
  2.  Jana Novotná / Helena Suková (CZE) (Final, Silver Medalists)
  3.  Manon Bollegraf / Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (NED) (Semifinals, Fourth Place)
  4.  Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP) (Semifinals, Bronze Medalists)
  5.  Nicole Bradtke / Rennae Stubbs (AUS) (First Round, withdrew)
  6.  Gabriela Sabatini / Patricia Tarabini (ARG) (First Round)
  7.  Amanda Coetzer / Mariaan de Swardt (RSA) (Second Round)
  8.  Kyoko Nagatsuka / Ai Sugiyama (JPN) (First Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final (Gold Medal Match)
                       
1   Gigi Fernández (USA)
  Mary Joe Fernandez (USA)
7 7    
3   Manon Bollegraf (NED)
  Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
5 63    
  1   Gigi Fernández (USA)
  Mary Joe Fernandez (USA)
7 6  
  2   Jana Novotná (CZE)
  Helena Suková (CZE)
66 4  
4   Conchita Martínez (ESP)
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
2 61  
2   Jana Novotná (CZE)
  Helena Suková (CZE)
6 7       Bronze Medal Match
3   Manon Bollegraf (NED)
  Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
1 3  
4   Conchita Martínez (ESP)
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
6 6  

Top half

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1   G Fernández (USA)
  MJ Fernandez (USA)
6 6    
Alt   M Pierce (FRA)
  N Tauziat (FRA)
6 3 6     Alt   M Pierce (FRA)
  N Tauziat (FRA)
4 3    
    M Grzybowska (POL)
  A Olsza (POL)
2 6 0       1   G Fernández (USA)
  MJ Fernandez (USA)
6 6    
    V Lake (GBR)
  C Wood (GBR)
3 7 6           V Lake (GBR)
  C Wood (GBR)
2 1    
WC   K Maleeva (BUL)
  M Maleeva (BUL)
6 68 3         V Lake (GBR)
  C Wood (GBR)
7 7  
WC   E-H Kim (KOR)
  S-H Park (KOR)
1 3       7   A Coetzer (RSA)
  M de Swardt (RSA)
5 5    
7   A Coetzer (RSA)
  M de Swardt (RSA)
6 6         1   G Fernández (USA)
  MJ Fernandez (USA)
7 7  
3   M Bollegraf (NED)
  B Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
w/o           3   M Bollegraf (NED)
  B Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
5 63  
    O Lugina (UKR)
  N Medvedeva (UKR)
          3   M Bollegraf (NED)
  B Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
7 7    
    V Csurgó (HUN)
  A Temesvári (HUN)
6 1 6         V Csurgó (HUN)
  A Temesvári (HUN)
65 65    
WC   P Cabezas (CHI)
  B Castro (CHI)
4 6 3       3   M Bollegraf (NED)
  B Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
6 6  
WC   M Hingis (SUI)
  P Schnyder (SUI)
3 6 6       WC   M Hingis (SUI)
  P Schnyder (SUI)
4 3    
    K Habšudová (SVK)
  R Zrubáková (SVK)
6 4 2     WC   M Hingis (SUI)
  P Schnyder (SUI)
2 6 7
    S Appelmans (BEL)
  L Courtois (BEL)
5 6 6         S Appelmans (BEL)
  L Courtois (BEL)
6 1 5  
6   G Sabatini (ARG)
  P Tarabini (ARG)
7 3 4  

Bottom half

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
5   N Bradtke (AUS)
  R Stubbs (AUS)
       
Alt   L-L Chen (CHN)
  J-Q Yi (CHN)
w/o         Alt   L-L Chen (CHN)
  J-Q Yi (CHN)
6 4 4  
WC   B Sangaram (THA)
  T Tanasugarn (THA)
6 63 6   WC   B Sangaram (THA)
  T Tanasugarn (THA)
2 6 6  
    C Papadáki (GRE)
  C Zachariadou (GRE)
2 7 2       WC   B Sangaram (THA)
  T Tanasugarn (THA)
2 1    
    I Majoli (CRO)
  M Murić (CRO)
7 4 9       4   C Martínez (ESP)
  A Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
6 6    
    S Farina (ITA)
  L Golarsa (ITA)
62 6 7         I Majoli (CRO)
  M Murić (CRO)
2 1  
WC   D Randriantefy (MAD)
  N Randriantefy (MAD)
1 3     4   C Martínez (ESP)
  A Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
6 6    
4   C Martínez (ESP)
  A Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
6 6         4   C Martínez (ESP)
  A Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
2 61  
8   K Nagatsuka (JPN)
  A Sugiyama (JPN)
62 1         2   J Novotná (CZE)
  H Suková (CZE)
6 7  
    J Hetherington (CAN)
  P Hy-Boulais (CAN)
7 6           J Hetherington (CAN)
  P Hy-Boulais (CAN)
2 6 6  
WC   O Barabanschikova (BLR)
  N Zvereva (BLR)
6 6     WC   O Barabanschikova (BLR)
  N Zvereva (BLR)
6 4 1  
    M D'Agostini (BRA)
  V Menga (BRA)
2 3             J Hetherington (CAN)
  P Hy-Boulais (CAN)
2 4  
WC   Y Basuki (INA)
  R Tedjakusuma (INA)
w/o           2   J Novotná (CZE)
  H Suková (CZE)
6 6    
    C Cristea (ROM)
  R Dragomir (ROM)
          WC   Y Basuki (INA)
  R Tedjakusuma (INA)
2 3  
    A Kournikova (RUS)
  E Makarova (RUS)
2 2     2   J Novotná (CZE)
  H Suková (CZE)
6 6    
2   J Novotná (CZE)
  H Suková (CZE)
6 6    

References

  • ITF Olympic site
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