The 1996 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 27 May until 9 June. It was the 95th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1996.
23x15px Yevgeny Kafelnikov defeated 23x15px Michael Stich, 7–6(7-4), 7–5, 7–6(7-4)
- It was Kafelnikov's 3rd title of the year, and his 10th overall. It was his 1st career Grand Slam title.
23x15px Steffi Graf defeated 23x15px Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, 6–3, 6–7(4-7), 10–8
- It was Graf's 4th title of the year, and her 99th overall. It was her 19th career Grand Slam title, and her 5th French Open title.
23x15px Yevgeny Kafelnikov / 23x15px Daniel Vacek defeated 23x15px Guy Forget / 23x16px Jakob Hlasek, 6–2, 6–3
23x15px Lindsay Davenport / 23x15px Mary Joe Fernandez defeated 23x15px Gigi Fernández / 23x15px Natasha Zvereva, 6–2, 6–1
23x15px Patricia Tarabini / 23x15px Javier Frana defeated 23x15px Nicole Arendt / 23x15px Luke Jensen, 6–2, 6–2
23x15px Alberto Martín (ESP) defeated 23x15px Björn Rehnquist (SWE), 6–3, 7–6
23x15px Amélie Mauresmo (FRA) defeated 23x15px Meghann Shaughnessy (USA), 6–0, 6–4
23x15px Sébastien Grosjean / 23x15px Olivier Mutis (FRA) defeated 23x15px Jan-Ralph Brandt / 23x15px Daniel Elsner (GER), 6–2, 6–3
23x15px Alice Canepa / 23x15px Giulia Casoni (ITA) defeated 23x15px Anna Kournikova (RUS) / 23x15px Ludmila Varmužová (CZE), 6–2, 5–7, 7–5
- ^ Kafelnikov became the first Russian tennis player (male or female) to win a Grand Slam singles title.
- ^ Kafelnikov became only the second male player in the Open Era to win the French Open singles and doubles title in the same year. Ken Rosewall achieved this feat in 1968.