2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International

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2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International
Date9–15 January
Edition6th
CategoryWTA Tier IV
Draw32S/30Q/16D
Prize moneyUSD $145,000
SurfaceHard (Rebound Ace)
LocationCanberra, Australia
VenueDomain Tennis Centre
Champions
Singles
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Doubles
Poland Marta Domachowska / Italy Roberta Vinci
← 2005 · Canberra International

The 2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 6th edition of the tournament, and part of the WTA Tier IV tournaments of the 2006 WTA Tour. It took place at the Domain Tennis Centre in Canberra, Australia, from 9 to 15 January 2006.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 32 1
 FRA Marion Bartoli[2] 33 2
 CZE Lucie Šafářová[3] 42 3
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 45 4
 ITA Roberta Vinci 51 5
 COL Catalina Castaño 54 6
 POL Marta Domachowska 56 7
 SWE Sofia Arvidsson 58 8
 FRA Virginie Razzano 59 9
  • 1 Rankings are as of 2 January 2006[4]

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as a lucky loser:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong, 6–4, 0–6, 6–4

  • It was the 5th career WTA title for Medina Garrigues.

Doubles[edit]

Poland Marta Domachowska / Italy Roberta Vinci defeated United Kingdom Claire Curran / Latvia Līga Dekmeijere, 7–6(7–5), 6–3

  • It was the 1st career WTA doubles title for Domachowska, while Vinci won her third title in the category.

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