2006 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters

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2006 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
and Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open
Date:   August 14 – August 21 (men)
August 22 – August 29 (women)
Edition:   105th
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Mason, United States
Venue:   Lindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andy Roddick
Women's Singles
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Men's Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Women's Doubles
Italy Maria Elena Camerin / Argentina Gisela Dulko
Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
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Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open
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The 2006 Cincinnati Masters (also known as the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters and Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 105th edition of the Cincinnati Masters, and was part of the ATP Masters Series of the 2006 ATP Tour, and of the Tier III Series of the 2006 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, near Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, with the men playing from August 14 through August 21, 2006, and the women from August 22 through August 29, 2006.

The men's singles were led by World No. 1, Australian Open and Wimbledon and 2006 U.S. Open champion, and 6-times Masters Series finalist in 2006, Roger Federer, French Open winner Rafael Nadal, and ATP No. 3. Other players competing included Nikolay Davydenko, David Nalbandian, Andy Murray and home favourites Andy Roddick and James Blake.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Andy Roddick defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–3, 6–4

  • It was only Andy Roddick's 1st title of the year, but his 21st overall. It was his 1st Masters title of the year, his 4th overall, and his 2nd win at the event, after 2003.

Women's Singles[edit]

Russia Vera Zvonareva defeated Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Vera Zvonareva's 3rd title of the year, and her 8th overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan 3–6, 6–3, [10–7]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Italy Maria Elena Camerin / Argentina Gisela Dulko defeated Poland Marta Domachowska / India Sania Mirza 6–4, 3–6, 6–2

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