2006 WTA Tour Championships

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2006 WTA Tour Championships
Date:   7 – 12 November
Edition:   36th
Category:   Year-end championships
Draw:   8S (round robin) / 4D
Prize money:   $3,000,000
Surface:   Hard/indoor
Location:   Madrid, Spain
Venue:   Madrid Arena
Champions
Singles
Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur
WTA Tour Championships
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The 2006 WTA Tour Championships, also known as the Sony Ericsson Championships, was a women's round robin tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Madrid Arena in Madrid, Spain. It was the 36th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 31st edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 2006 WTA Tour. The tournament was held between 7 November and 12 November 2006. Fourth-seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne won the singles event and earned $1,000,000 first-prize money as well as 525 ranking points. With her victory Henin-Hardenne secured her year-end No.1 ranking.[1][2][3]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne defeated France Amélie Mauresmo, 6–4, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur defeated Zimbabwe Cara Black / Australia Rennae Stubbs, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Logothetis (12 November 2006). "Henin-Hardenne beats Mauresmo for first WTA Championships title". USA Today. 
  2. ^ "Awesome Henin seals Madrid title". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. 12 November 2006. 
  3. ^ "Henin-Hardenne crowns a great year". edition.cnn.com. CNN. 12 November 2006. 

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