2006 Generali Ladies Linz

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2006 Generali Ladies Linz
Date 23 – 29 October
Edition 20th
Category Tier II Series
Prize money USD $600,000
Location Linz, Austria
Venue TipsArena Linz
Champions
Singles
Russia Maria Sharapova
Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur
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The 2006 Generali Ladies Linz is the 2006 Tier II WTA Tour tournament of the annually-held Generali Ladies Linz tennis tournament. It was the 20th edition of the tournament and was held from October 23–29, 2006 at the TipsArena Linz. Maria Sharapova won the singles title.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 195 137 88 49 25 1 11.75 6.75 4 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $95,500 $51,000 $27,300 $14,600 $7,820 $4,175 $2,230 $1,195 $640
Doubles * $30,000 $16,120 $8,620 $4,610 $2,465 N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 RUS Maria Sharapova 3 1
 RUS Nadia Petrova 5 2
  SUI Patty Schnyder 8 3
 CZE Nicole Vaidišová 11 4
 SRB Ana Ivanovic 13 5
 SRB Jelena Janković 14 6
 RUS Anna Chakvetadze 16 7
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 17 8

Rankings are as of 16 October 2006

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank Seed
 USA Lisa Raymond  AUS Samantha Stosur 2 1
 CZE Květa Peschke  ITA Francesca Schiavone 19 2
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová  JPN Ai Sugiyama 23 3
 FRA Nathalie Dechy  RUS Vera Zvonareva 34 4

Rankings are as of 16 October 2006

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following pair received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

During the tournament

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

It was the 5th singles title for Sharapova in the season and the 15th title in her career.

Doubles[edit]

It was the 58th title for Raymond and the 15th title for Stubbs in their respective doubles careers. It was also the 8th for the pair during the season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wood, Barry (29 October 2006). "Sharapova beats Petrova to claim Linz title". Reuters. Linz. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 

External links[edit]