2006 WTA Tier I Series

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The WTA Tier I Events are part of the elite tour for professional women's tennis organized by the WTA called the WTA Tour.

The table below shows the 2006 WTA Tier I Series schedule.

Calendar[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists Defending champions
January 30, 2006 Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Elena Dementieva
6-2, 6-0
Switzerland Martina Hingis Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Anastasia Myskina
Australia Samantha Stosur
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová
Russia Maria Sharapova
United States Raymond / Australia Stosur
6-2, 6-1
Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs Slovakia Husárová / Russia Likhovtseva
March 6, 2006 Pacific Life Open
United States Indian Wells, California
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Maria Sharapova
6-1, 6-2
Russia Elena Dementieva Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Serbia and Montenegro Ana Ivanovic
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Dinara Safina
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Raymond / Australia Stosur
6-2, 7-5
Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy Spain Ruano Pascual / Argentina Suárez
March 20, 2006 NASDAQ-100 Open
United States Miami, Florida
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
6-4, 6-3
Russia Maria Sharapova France Amélie Mauresmo
France Tatiana Golovin
Russia Nadia Petrova
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Russia Anastasia Myskina
China Zheng Jie
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Raymond / Australia Stosur
6-4, 7-5
South Africa Huber / United States Navratilova Russia Kuznetsova / Australia Molik
April 10, 2006 Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, South Carolina
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Nadia Petrova
6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Switzerland Patty Schnyder Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Dinara Safina
France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Colombia Catalina Castaño
Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
United States Raymond / Australia Stosur
3-6, 6-1, 6-1
Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy Spain Martínez / Spain Ruano Pascual
May 8, 2006 Qatar Telecom German Open
Germany Berlin, Germany
Russia Nadia Petrova
4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Belgium Justine Henin France Amélie Mauresmo
China Li Na
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
Russia Dinara Safina
Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
China Yan / China Zheng
6-2, 6-3
Russia Dementieva / Italy Pennetta Russia Likhovtseva / Russia Zvonareva
May 15, 2006 Telecom Italia Masters
Italy Rome
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Switzerland Martina Hingis
6-2, 7-5
Russia Dinara Safina United States Venus Williams
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Serbia Jelena Janković
Italy Romina Oprandi
Russia Elena Dementieva
France Amélie Mauresmo
Slovakia Hantuchová / Japan Sugiyama
3-6, 6-3, 6-1
Italy Schiavone / Czech Republic Peschke Zimbabwe Black / South Africa Huber
July 31, 2006 Acura Classic
United States San Diego, California
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Maria Sharapova
7-5, 7-5
Belgium Kim Clijsters Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Chakvetadze
Russia Elena Dementieva
France Mary Pierce
France Mary Pierce
Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs
6-2, 6-2
Germany Grönefeld / United States Shaughnessy Spain Martínez / Spain Ruano Pascual
August 14, 2006 Rogers Cup
Canada Montreal, Canada
2006 Draws
Serbia and Montenegro Ana Ivanovic
6-2, 6-3
Switzerland Martina Hingis Russia Dinara Safina
Russia Anna Chakvetadze
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Australia Nicole Pratt
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Navratilova / Russia Petrova
6-1, 6-2
Zimbabwe Black / Germany Grönefeld N / A

Toray Pan Pacific Open[edit]

Specifications[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo
Singles draw size: 32
Elena Dementieva ( Russia) def. Martina Hingis (  Switzerland) 6-0, 6-2
Doubles draw size: 16
Raymond / Stosur def. Black / Stubbs 6-2, 6-1
Starting Date: January 30, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Qualifying Singles, Qualifying Doubles

Singles Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Russia Maria Sharapova 6 6    
   Australia Samantha Stosur 1 4    
  1  Russia Maria Sharapova 1 3    
  WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
     Russia Maria Kirilenko 2 1    
    WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 2 0  
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 6  
  7  Russia Elena Likhovtseva 6 2 3  
4  Russia Anastasia Myskina 4 6 6  
  4  Russia Anastasia Myskina 4 6 4
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 3 6  
5  Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová 6 1 2
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 3 6 6  

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs 6 6    
   Australia Pratt / Italy Santangelo 3 1    
  1  Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs 2 1  
  2  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6  
   Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic / Russia Kirilenko 4 1  
2  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    

Pacific Life Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Pacific Life Open
United States Indian Wells, California
Singles draw size: 96 players
Maria Sharapova ( Russia) def. Elena Dementieva ( Russia) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles draw size: 32 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Ruano Pascual / Shaughnessy 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: March 6, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Qualifying Singles, Qualifying Doubles

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
14 Japan Sugiyama 2 1   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
17 Argentina Dulko 7 77   17 Argentina Dulko 3 2  
  Finland Laine 5 63   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 5 5
4 Russia Dementieva 6 6   4 Russia Dementieva 2 7 7
  China Li N. 3 2   4 Russia Dementieva 2 6 6
22 Russia Chakvetadze 3 3   8 Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic 6 4 2
19 Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic 6 6   4 Russia Dementieva 1 2  
7 Germany Grönefeld 6 6   3 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
  Estonia Ani 1 4   7 Germany Grönefeld 1 3  
21 Israel Pe'er 62 1   3 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
3 Russia Sharapova 77 6   2 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
5 Russia Myskina 1 3   19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 3 3  
10 Russia Safina 6 6   10 Russia Safina 3 4  
19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 6 1 6 19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 6 6  
2 United States Davenport 3 6 2

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    
   Czech Republic Benešová / Czech Republic Strýcová 1 1    
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 7  
  3  United States Shaughnessy / Spain Ruano Pascual 2 5  
3  United States Shaughnessy / Spain Ruano Pascual 6 6  
   Greece Daniilidou / Spain Medina Garrigues 2 3    

Nasdaq 100 Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Nasdaq 100 Open
United States Miami, Florida
Singles draw size: 96 players
Svetlana Kuznetsova ( Russia) def. Maria Sharapova ( Russia) 6-4, 6-3
Doubles draw size: 32 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Huber / Navratilova 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: March 20, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 France Mauresmo 7 6  
14 Serbia Ivanovic 5 2   1 France Mauresmo 6 6  
Q Greece Daniilidou 2 0   5 Russia Petrova 3 1  
5 Russia Petrova 6 6   1 France Mauresmo 1 4  
32 Sweden Arvidsson 77 3 2 12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6  
21 Japan Sugiyama 64 6 6 21 Japan Sugiyama 0 64  
12 Russia Kuznetsova       12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 77  
7 Switzerland Schnyder w / o 12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6  
  Russia Chakvetadze 3 2   4 Russia Sharapova 4 3  
10 Russia Myskina 6 6   10 Russia Myskina 3 3  
20 Russia Kirilenko 6 4 1 4 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
4 Russia Sharapova 3 6 6 4 Russia Sharapova 6 64 4
6 Russia Dementieva 2 1   22 France Golovin 3 77 3r
22 France Golovin 6 6   22 France Golovin 3 6' 6
  China Zheng 2 6 6   China Zheng 6 3 2
  United States Craybas 6 2 3

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    
   Russia Kuznetsova / France Mauresmo 4 2    
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 7  
  7  South Africa Huber / United States Navratilova 4 5  
8  Japan Asagoe / Slovenia Srebotnik 79 1 3
7  South Africa Huber / United States Navratilova 77 6 6  

Family Circle Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, South Carolina
Singles draw size: 56 players
Nadia Petrova ( Russia) def. Patty Schnyder (  Switzerland) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Doubles draw size: 28 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Huber / Navratilova 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: April 10, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
  Croatia Šprem 4 4   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
Q Ukraine Vakulenko 78 2 2 7 Russia Safina 1 4  
7 Russia Safina 66 6 6 1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 3 2
3 Switzerland Schnyder 3 77 6 3 Switzerland Schnyder 2 6 6
16 Italy Santangelo 6 62 3 3 Switzerland Schnyder 6 6  
11 Slovenia Srebotnik 2 3   8 France Dechy 0 3  
8 France Dechy 6 6   3 Switzerland Schnyder 3 6 1
6 Germany Grönefeld 77 6   2 Russia Petrova 6 4 6
9 Spain Medina Garrigues 63 3   6 Germany Grönefeld 6 77  
  Spain Domínguez Lino 2 1   4 Russia Kuznetsova 3 64  
4 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6   6 Germany Grönefeld 1 3  
  Colombia Castaño 5     2 Russia Petrova 6 6  
12 France Bartoli 4 r     Colombia Castaño 2 0  
14 Czech Republic Safářová 1 3   2 Russia Petrova 6 6  
2 Russia Petrova 6 6  

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur        
6  Germany Grönefeld / Russia Petrova w / o  
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 3 6 6
  2  Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy 6 1 1
5  Japan Asagoe / Slovenia Srebotnik 3 77 3
2  Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy 6 64 6  

Qatar Telecom German Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Qatar Telecom German Open
Germany Berlin, Germany
Singles Draw Size: 56 players
Nadia Petrova ( Russia) def. Justine Henin-Hardenne ( Belgium), 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Doubles Draw Size: 28 teams
Yan Zi / Zheng Jie def. Elena Dementieva / Flavia Pennetta, 6-2, 6-3
Start Date: May 8, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

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