2006 Thailand Open (tennis)

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2006 Thailand Open
Date 25 September – 1 October
Edition 4th
Category International Series
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Venue Impact Arena
Champions
Singles
United States James Blake[1]
Doubles
United States Justin Gimelstob / United States Graydon Oliver[2]
Thailand Open
 < 2005 2007 > 

The 2006 Thailand Open was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 4th edition of the Thailand Open, and was part of the International Series of the 2006 ATP Tour. It took place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, from 25 September through 1 October 2006. James Blake won the singles title.

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 CRO Ivan Ljubičić 3 1
 CYP Marcos Baghdatis 8 2[3]
 USA James Blake 9 3
 GBR Andy Murray 16 4
 FIN Jarkko Nieminen 17 5
 ESP Juan Carlos Ferrero 18 6
 USA Robby Ginepri 40 7
 THA Paradorn Srichaphan 41 8
  • Rankings are as of September 25, 2006.[4]

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:[1]

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:[5]

The following players received the Lucky loser spot:[1]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States James Blake defeated Croatia Ivan Ljubičić, 6–3, 6–1.[1][6]

Doubles[edit]

Israel Jonathan Erlich / Israel Andy Ram defeated United Kingdom Andy Murray / United Kingdom Jamie Murray, 6–2, 2–6, [10–4].[2][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2006 Thailand Open Singles Draw". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b "2006 Thailand Open Doubles Draw". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  3. ^ "Ljubicic struggles into next round". CNN. 2006-09-26. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  4. ^ "ATP World Rankings - September 25, 2006". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Bangkok 2006 - Qualifying Draw". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  6. ^ "Blake blasts to Bangkok victory". BBC Sport. 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  7. ^ "Murrays lose out in doubles final". BBC Sport. 2006-10-02. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 

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