2006 US Open (tennis)

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2006 US Open
Date:   August 28 – September 10
Edition:   126th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Russia Maria Sharapova
Men's Doubles
Czech Republic Martin Damm / India Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
France Nathalie Dechy / Russia Vera Zvonareva
Mixed Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Martina Navratilova
Boys' Singles
Czech Republic Dušan Lojda
Girls' Singles
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Boys' Doubles
United States Jamie Hunt / United States Nathaniel Schnugg
Girls' Doubles
Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu / Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan / France Michael Jeremiasz
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Jiske Griffioen / Netherlands Esther Vergeer
US Open
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The 2006 US Open began 28 August and finished on 10 September 2006.

Roger Federer was successful in defending his 2005 title, defeating 2003 champion Andy Roddick in the final. Kim Clijsters was unable to defend her title due to injury. 19-year-old Maria Sharapova won her second Grand Slam title, defeating Justine Henin-Hardenne in the final. It was Henin-Hardenne's third Grand Slam final loss of 2006, having lost the Australian Open and Wimbledon finals earlier in the year.

Seniors[edit]

Women's singles champion Maria Sharapova. This was her second Major title.

Men's singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated United States Andy Roddick, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Federer's 8th title of the year, and his 41st overall. It was his 9th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd (consecutive) US Open title.

Women's singles[edit]

Russia Maria Sharapova defeated Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Sharapova's 3rd title of the year, and her 13th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st US Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Martin Damm / India Leander Paes defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

France Nathalie Dechy / Russia Vera Zvonareva defeated Russia Dinara Safina / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7–6(7–5), 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Bob Bryan defeated Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Czech Republic Martin Damm, 6–2, 6–3

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

Czech Republic Dušan Lojda defeated Canada Peter Polansky 7-6(7–4), 6-3

Girls' singles[edit]

Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Austria Tamira Paszek 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Boys' doubles[edit]

United States Jamie Hunt / United States Nathaniel Schnugg defeated United States Jarmere Jenkins/United States Austin Krajicek 6-3, 6-3

Girls' doubles[edit]

Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu / Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru defeated Canada Sharon Fichman/Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-2

Wheelchair[edit]

Men's wheelchair singles[edit]

Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan defeated France Michael Jeremiasz 6-7(1–7), 6-3, 7-5

Women's wheelchair singles[edit]

Netherlands Esther Vergeer defeated Netherlands Sharon Walraven 6-1, 6-2

Men's wheelchair doubles[edit]

Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan / France Michael Jeremiasz defeated Japan Shingo Kunieda / Poland Tadeusz Kruszelnicki 7-6(7–2), 6-1

Women's wheelchair doubles[edit]

Netherlands Jiske Griffioen / Netherlands Esther Vergeer defeated Netherlands Korie Homan / Netherlands Maaike Smit 6-4, 6-4

Seeds[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

  1. Switzerland Roger Federer, Switzerland (Champion)
  2. Spain Rafael Nadal, Spain (Quarterfinals)
  3. Croatia Ivan Ljubičić, Croatia (First Round)
  4. Argentina David Nalbandian, Argentina (Second Round)
  5. United States James Blake, USA (Quarterfinals)
  6. Spain Tommy Robredo, Spain (Fourth Round)
  7. Russia Nikolay Davydenko, Russia (Semifinals)
  8. Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus (Second Round)
  9. United States Andy Roddick, USA (finalist)
  10. Chile Fernando González, Chile (Third Round)
  11. Spain David Ferrer, Spain (Third Round)
  12. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych, Czech Republic (Fourth Round)
  13. Finland Jarkko Nieminen, Finland (First Round)
  14. Germany Tommy Haas, Germany (Quarterfinals)
  15. Australia Lleyton Hewitt, Australia (Quarterfinals)
  16. Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain (Second Round)
  1. United Kingdom Andy Murray, Great Britain (Fourth Round)
  2. United States Robby Ginepri, USA (Third Round)
  3. Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý, Slovakia (First Round)
  4. Serbia Novak Djokovic, Serbia (Third Round)
  5. Argentina Gastón Gaudio, Argentina (Third Round)
  6. Spain Fernando Verdasco, Spain (Third Round)
  7. Russia Dmitry Tursunov, Russia (Third Round)
  8. Argentina José Acasuso, Argentina (First Round)
  9. France Richard Gasquet, France (Fourth Round)
  10. Belgium Olivier Rochus, Belgium (Third Round)
  11. France Gaël Monfils, France (Second Round)
  12. Argentina Agustín Calleri, Argentina (First Round)
  13. Sweden Jonas Björkman, Sweden (Second Round)
  14. France Sébastien Grosjean, France (Second Round)
  15. Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina (First Round)
  16. Belgium Kristof Vliegen, Belgium (First Round)


Top 10 Elimination[edit]

Key / Legend
SF Semifinal round
QF Quarterfinal round
R Round
Seed Player Player Round
1 France Amélie Mauresmo lost to Russia Maria Sharapova [3] SF
2 Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne lost to Russia Maria Sharapova [3] Final
3 Russia Maria Sharapova defeated Belgium Henin-Hardenne [2] Final
4 Russia Elena Dementieva lost to Serbia Jelena Janković [19] QF
5 Russia Nadia Petrova lost to France Tatiana Golovin [27] R3
6 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to Serbia Jelena Janković [19] R4
7 Switzerland Patty Schnyder lost to United States Lindsay Davenport [10] R4
8 Switzerland Martina Hingis lost to France Virginie Razzano R2
9 Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová lost to Serbia Jelena Janković [19] R3
10 United States Lindsay Davenport lost to Belgium Henin-Hardenne [2] QF

Player of the day[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2006 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2007 Australian Open