| Francisco Clavet|
7–5, 6–1, 6–1
| Younes El Aynaoui|
Marcelo Ríos was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Adrian Voinea.
Francisco Clavet won in the final 7–5, 6–1, 6–1 against Younes El Aynaoui.
1996 Dutch Open – Singles Wikipedia
Champion seeds are indicated in bold while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.