The 1996 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 116th edition of the US Open and was held from August 26 through September 8, 1996.

Seeds

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final [2]
1 Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
6 7
7 Sébastien Lareau
Alex O'Brien
3 5
1 Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
6 6 6
13 Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter
7 3 4
13 Mark Philippoussis
Patrick Rafter
6 6
Hendrik Jan Davids
Sjeng Schalken
3 4
1 Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
4 7 7
8 Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
6 6 6
12 Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez
7 6 6
4 Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek
6 7 7
4 Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek
6 6
8 Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
7 7
8 Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
7 6 6
15 Trevor Kronemann
David Macpherson
5 7 2

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 T Woodbridge
M Woodforde
6 3 7
M Joyce
V Spadea
4 6 5 1 T Woodbridge
M Woodforde
6 6
J-P Fleurian
G Raoux
7 6 J-P Fleurian
G Raoux
4 3
D Johnson
F Montana
6 3 1 T Woodbridge
M Woodforde
6 6
S Cannon
R Smith
6 3 6 S Cannon
R Smith
2 3
S Pescosolido
V Santopadre
4 6 4 S Cannon
R Smith
6 6
T Kempers
T Nijssen
6 2 6 T Kempers
T Nijssen
4 1
16 J Novák
D Rikl
3 6 4 1 T Woodbridge
M Woodforde
6 7
B MacPhie
M Tebbutt
6 3 6 7 S Lareau
A O'Brien
3 5
10 P Korda
C Suk
3 6 3 B MacPhie
M Tebbutt
3 4
M Keil
M Lucena
6 6 M Keil
M Lucena
6 6
B Hansen-Dent
TJ Middleton
4 4 M Keil
M Lucena
1 7 3
P Cash
S Stolle
7 2 6 7 S Lareau
A O'Brien
6 5 6
R Bergh
J Waite
6 6 4 P Cash
S Stolle
6 6 6
7 S Lareau
A O'Brien
6 6 7 S Lareau
A O'Brien
4 7 7
C Ferreira
A Pavel
4 3

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
J-L de Jager
C van Rensburg
7 7
3 M Knowles
D Nestor
5 6 J-L de Jager
C van Rensburg
6 6 2
JA Conde
À Corretja
6 1 7 JA Conde
À Corretja
7 3 6
M Barnard
G Van Emburgh
4 6 6 JA Conde
À Corretja
3 6
S Hiršzon
G Ivanišević
6 3 6 13 M Philippoussis
P Rafter
6 7
S Davis
D Ekerot
3 6 3 S Hiršzon
G Ivanišević
3 7 6
13 M Philippoussis
P Rafter
7 6 13 M Philippoussis
P Rafter
6 6 7
K Kinnear
D Randall
5 3 13 M Philippoussis
P Rafter
6 6
L Lavalle
M Ruah
6 6 HJ Davids
S Schalken
3 4
P Kühnen
G Muller
4 4 L Lavalle
M Ruah
4 7 4
HJ Davids
S Schalken
3 7 6 HJ Davids
S Schalken
6 6 6
J Leach
R Leach
6 6 4 HJ Davids
S Schalken
6 7
O Delaître
J Tarango
6 7 6 O Delaître
J Tarango
2 6
M Merklein
B Shelton
7 6 3 O Delaître
J Tarango
6 6
6 E Ferreira
J Siemerink
6 6 6 E Ferreira
J Siemerink
1 4
M Damm
P Nyborg
4 3

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
A Gaudenzi
D Nargiso
3 6 6
5 J Björkman
N Kulti
6 3 4 A Gaudenzi
D Nargiso
6 7
M Ondruska
A Richardson
6 4 6 M Ondruska
A Richardson
4 6
N Broad
P Norval
0 6 1 A Gaudenzi
D Nargiso
6 4
T Carbonell
F Roig
7 6 12 L Lobo
J Sánchez
7 6
N Lapentti
D Orsanic
6 2 T Carbonell
F Roig
6 1
12 L Lobo
J Sánchez
6 6 12 L Lobo
J Sánchez
7 6
J Eagle
A Florent
3 3 12 L Lobo
J Sánchez
7 6 6
L Bale
G Köves
6 6 4 G Forget
J Hlasek
6 7 7
14 D Prinosil
D Vacek
4 3 L Bale
G Köves
5 4
K Nováček
N Pereira
6 6 K Nováček
N Pereira
7 6
S Draper
K Thorne
2 4 K Nováček
N Pereira
6 6 4
K Jones
C Woodruff
7 6 4 G Forget
J Hlasek
4 7 6
M Petchey
D Sapsford
5 2 K Jones
C Woodruff
1 4
4 G Forget
J Hlasek
6 2 4 G Forget
J Hlasek
6 6
P Pála
P Vízner
3 0 r

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 J Eltingh
P Haarhuis
6 6
L Jensen
M Jensen
2 4 8 J Eltingh
P Haarhuis
6 4 7
P Galbraith
T Henman
7 7 P Galbraith
T Henman
1 6 6
J Gimelstob
S Muskatirovic
6 5 8 J Eltingh
P Haarhuis
7 4 6
D Adams
M Oosting
5 6 6 D Adams
M Oosting
5 6 2
K Flach
A Olhovskiy
7 4 4 D Adams
M Oosting
6 6 6
9 L Pimek
B Talbot
6 6 9 L Pimek
B Talbot
3 7 3
B Bryan
M Bryan
4 4 8 J Eltingh
P Haarhuis
7 6 6
15 T Kronemann
D Macpherson
6 6 15 T Kronemann
D Macpherson
5 7 2
D Caldwell
C Mamiit
3 2 15 T Kronemann
D Macpherson
6 6
J Palmer
J Stark
6 6 J Palmer
J Stark
3 4
C Clark
J Salzenstein
3 4 15 T Kronemann
D Macpherson
6 7
D Flach
D Wheaton
3 6 6 D Flach
D Wheaton
3 5
B Haygarth
P Kilderry
6 4 3 D Flach
D Wheaton
6 6 6
S Noteboom
F Wibier
2 6 6 S Noteboom
F Wibier
3 7 3
2 B Black
G Connell
6 4 3