2006 Monte Carlo Masters – Doubles

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2006 Monte Carlo Masters
Champions   Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Runners-up   France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić
Final score   6–2, 7–6(7–2)
Events
Singles   Doubles

Leander Paes and Nenad Zimonjić were the defending champions, but they chose not to participate together.
Paes partnered up with Martin Damm, but they were eliminated by Mahesh Bhupathi and Radek Štěpánek in the second round.
Zimonjić played alongside Fabrice Santoro and reached the final, where they lost to Jonas Björkman and Max Mirnyi.

Seeds[edit]

All seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi (Champions)
  2. The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor (Second Round)
  3. France Fabrice Santoro / Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić (Final)
  4. Czech Republic Martin Damm / India Leander Paes (Second Round)
  5. Israel Jonathan Erlich / Israel Andy Ram (Second Round)
  6. Sweden Simon Aspelin / Australia Todd Perry (Quarterfinals)
  7. Czech Republic Leoš Friedl / Austria Julian Knowle (Second Round)
  8. Australia Stephen Huss / Czech Republic Pavel Vízner (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  Sweden Jonas Björkman
 Belarus Max Mirnyi
6 7    
   India Mahesh Bhupathi
 Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
3 5    
  1  Sweden Jonas Björkman
 Belarus Max Mirnyi
6 77  
  3  France Fabrice Santoro
 Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić
3 62  
3  France Fabrice Santoro
 Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić
6 6  
     Argentina José Acasuso
 Argentina Sebastián Prieto
3 1    

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Sweden J Björkman
 Belarus M Mirnyi
6 6    
   Argentina G Coria
 Argentina M García
3 4          South Africa C Haggard
 Russia D Tursunov
3 1    
   South Africa C Haggard
 Russia D Tursunov
6 6         1  Sweden J Björkman
 Belarus M Mirnyi
6 6    
   Belgium X Malisse
 Belgium O Rochus
6 3 [8]          Poland M Fyrstenberg
 Poland M Matkowski
3 4    
   Poland M Fyrstenberg
 Poland M Matkowski
3 6 [10]        Poland M Fyrstenberg
 Poland M Matkowski
7 4 [10]
    5  Israel J Erlich
 Israel A Ram
61 6 [4]  
      1  Sweden J Björkman
 Belarus M Mirnyi
6 7  
         India M Bhupathi
 Czech Republic R Štěpánek
3 5  
    4  Czech Republic M Damm
 India L Paes
1 4    
   Chile F González
 Chile N Massú
6 4 [2]        India M Bhupathi
 Czech Republic R Štěpánek
6 6    
   India M Bhupathi
 Czech Republic R Štěpánek
3 6 [10]          India M Bhupathi
 Czech Republic R Štěpánek
6 7  
   Czech Republic J Levinský
 Russia Marat Safin
3 6 [6]          Switzerland Y Allegro
 Switzerland R Federer
4 5    
   Switzerland Y Allegro
 Switzerland R Federer
6 3 [10]        Switzerland Y Allegro
 Switzerland R Federer
6 6  
    8  Australia S Huss
 Czech Republic P Vízner
1 2    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    7  Czech Republic L Friedl
 Austria J Knowle
4 7 [8]  
Alt  Italy S Bolelli
 Italy A Seppi
7 0 [10]     Alt  Italy S Bolelli
 Italy A Seppi
6 5 [10]  
   Russia I Andreev
 Russia N Davydenko
5 6 [6]       Alt  Italy S Bolelli
 Italy A Seppi
3 4    
   Czech Republic T Berdych
 Finland J Nieminen
2r         3  France F Santoro
 Serbia and Montenegro N Zimonjić
6 6    
WC  United Kingdom T Henman
 United Kingdom A Murray
3         WC  United Kingdom T Henman
 United Kingdom A Murray
6 3 [8]
    3  France F Santoro
 Serbia and Montenegro N Zimonjić
3 6 [10]  
      3  France F Santoro
 Serbia and Montenegro N Zimonjić
6 6  
         Argentina J Acasuso
 Argentina S Prieto
3 1  
    6  Sweden S Aspelin
 Australia T Perry
3 6 [10]  
WC  France A Clément
 France M Llodra
6 6       WC  France A Clément
 France M Llodra
6 3 [7]  
   Spain D Ferrer
 Spain T Robredo
3 4         6  Sweden S Aspelin
 Australia T Perry
5 4  
   Slovakia D Hrbatý
 Czech Republic C Suk
63 3            Argentina J Acasuso
 Argentina S Prieto
7 6    
   Argentina J Acasuso
 Argentina S Prieto
77 6          Argentina J Acasuso
 Argentina S Prieto
6 6  
    2  The Bahamas M Knowles
 Canada D Nestor
4 4    
 

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