| Thomas Muster|
| Boris Becker|
| 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4|
Thomas Muster was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Mark Woodforde.
Boris Becker won in the final 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4 against Pete Sampras.
1996 Eurocard Open – Singles Wikipedia
A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated. All sixteen seeds received a bye into the second round.