2006 WTA Tier I Series

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The WTA Tier I Events are part of the elite tour for professional women's tennis organized by the WTA called the WTA Tour.

The table below shows the 2006 WTA Tier I Series schedule.

Calendar[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists Defending champions
January 30, 2006 Toray Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Elena Dementieva
6–2, 6–0
Switzerland Martina Hingis Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Anastasia Myskina
Australia Samantha Stosur
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová
Russia Maria Sharapova
United States Raymond
Australia Stosur
6–2, 6–1
Zimbabwe Black
Australia Stubbs
Slovakia Husárová
Russia Likhovtseva
March 6, 2006 Pacific Life Open
{ Indian Wells, California
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Maria Sharapova
6–1, 6–2
Russia Elena Dementieva Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Serbia and Montenegro Ana Ivanovic
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Dinara Safina
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Raymond
Australia Stosur
6–2, 7–5
Spain Ruano Pascual
United States Shaughnessy
Spain Ruano Pascual
Argentina Suárez
March 20, 2006 NASDAQ-100 Open
Miami, Florida
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
6–4, 6–3
Russia Maria Sharapova France Amélie Mauresmo
France Tatiana Golovin
Russia Nadia Petrova
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Russia Anastasia Myskina
China Zheng Jie
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Raymond
Australia Stosur
6–4, 7–5
South Africa Huber
United States Navratilova
Russia Kuznetsova
Australia Molik
April 10, 2006 Family Circle Cup
Charleston, South Carolina
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Nadia Petrova
6–3, 4–6, 6–1
Switzerland Patty Schnyder Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Dinara Safina
France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Colombia Catalina Castaño
Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
United States Raymond
Australia Stosur
3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Spain Ruano Pascual
United States Shaughnessy
Spain Martínez
Spain Ruano Pascual
May 8, 2006 Qatar Telecom German Open
Berlin, Germany
Russia Nadia Petrova
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Belgium Justine Henin France Amélie Mauresmo
China Li Na
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
Russia Dinara Safina
Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
China Yan
China Zheng
6–2, 6–3
Russia Dementieva
Italy Pennetta
Russia Likhovtseva
Russia Zvonareva
May 15, 2006 Telecom Italia Masters
Rome
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Switzerland Martina Hingis
6–2, 7–5
Russia Dinara Safina United States Venus Williams
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Serbia Jelena Janković
Italy Romina Oprandi
Russia Elena Dementieva
France Amélie Mauresmo
Slovakia Hantuchová / Japan Sugiyama
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Italy Schiavone
Czech Republic Peschke
Zimbabwe Black
South Africa Huber
July 31, 2006 Acura Classic
San Diego, California
2006 Draws
2005 Draws
Russia Maria Sharapova
7–5, 7–5
Belgium Kim Clijsters Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Chakvetadze
Russia Elena Dementieva
France Mary Pierce
France Mary Pierce
Zimbabwe Black
Australia Stubbs
6–2, 6–2
Germany Grönefeld
United States Shaughnessy
Spain Martínez
Spain Ruano Pascual
August 14, 2006 Rogers Cup
Montreal, Canada
2006 Draws
Serbia and Montenegro Ana Ivanovic
6–2, 6–3
Switzerland Martina Hingis Russia Dinara Safina
Russia Anna Chakvetadze
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Australia Nicole Pratt
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Navratilova
Russia Petrova
6–1, 6–2
Zimbabwe Black
Germany Grönefeld
N / A

Toray Pan Pacific Open[edit]

Specifications[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo
Singles draw size: 32
Elena Dementieva ( Russia) def. Martina Hingis (  Switzerland) 6-0, 6-2
Doubles draw size: 16
Raymond / Stosur def. Black / Stubbs 6-2, 6-1
Starting Date: January 30, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Qualifying Singles, Qualifying Doubles

Singles Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Russia Maria Sharapova 6 6    
   Australia Samantha Stosur 1 4    
  1  Russia Maria Sharapova 1 3    
  WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6    
WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 6 6  
     Russia Maria Kirilenko 2 1    
    WC  Switzerland Martina Hingis 2 0  
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 6  
  7  Russia Elena Likhovtseva 6 2 3  
4  Russia Anastasia Myskina 4 6 6  
  4  Russia Anastasia Myskina 4 6 4
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 6 3 6  
5  Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová 6 1 2
  2  Russia Elena Dementieva 3 6 6  

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs 6 6    
   Australia Pratt / Italy Santangelo 3 1    
  1  Zimbabwe Black / Australia Stubbs 2 1  
  2  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6  
   Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic / Russia Kirilenko 4 1  
2  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    

Pacific Life Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Pacific Life Open
United States Indian Wells, California
Singles draw size: 96 players
Maria Sharapova ( Russia) def. Elena Dementieva ( Russia) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles draw size: 32 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Ruano Pascual / Shaughnessy 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: March 6, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Qualifying Singles, Qualifying Doubles

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
14 Japan Sugiyama 2 1   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
17 Argentina Dulko 7 77   17 Argentina Dulko 3 2  
  Finland Laine 5 63   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 5 5
4 Russia Dementieva 6 6   4 Russia Dementieva 2 7 7
  China Li N. 3 2   4 Russia Dementieva 2 6 6
22 Russia Chakvetadze 3 3   8 Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic 6 4 2
19 Serbia and Montenegro Ivanovic 6 6   4 Russia Dementieva 1 2  
7 Germany Grönefeld 6 6   3 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
  Estonia Ani 1 4   7 Germany Grönefeld 1 3  
21 Israel Pe'er 62 1   3 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
3 Russia Sharapova 77 6   2 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
5 Russia Myskina 1 3   19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 3 3  
10 Russia Safina 6 6   10 Russia Safina 3 4  
19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 6 1 6 19 Switzerland Hingis (WC) 6 6  
2 United States Davenport 3 6 2

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    
   Czech Republic Benešová / Czech Republic Strýcová 1 1    
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 7  
  3  United States Shaughnessy / Spain Ruano Pascual 2 5  
3  United States Shaughnessy / Spain Ruano Pascual 6 6  
   Greece Daniilidou / Spain Medina Garrigues 2 3    

Nasdaq 100 Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Nasdaq 100 Open
United States Miami, Florida
Singles draw size: 96 players
Svetlana Kuznetsova ( Russia) def. Maria Sharapova ( Russia) 6-4, 6-3
Doubles draw size: 32 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Huber / Navratilova 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: March 20, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 France Mauresmo 7 6  
14 Serbia Ivanovic 5 2   1 France Mauresmo 6 6  
Q Greece Daniilidou 2 0   5 Russia Petrova 3 1  
5 Russia Petrova 6 6   1 France Mauresmo 1 4  
32 Sweden Arvidsson 77 3 2 12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6  
21 Japan Sugiyama 64 6 6 21 Japan Sugiyama 0 64  
12 Russia Kuznetsova       12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 77  
7 Switzerland Schnyder w / o 12 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6  
  Russia Chakvetadze 3 2   4 Russia Sharapova 4 3  
10 Russia Myskina 6 6   10 Russia Myskina 3 3  
20 Russia Kirilenko 6 4 1 4 Russia Sharapova 6 6  
4 Russia Sharapova 3 6 6 4 Russia Sharapova 6 64 4
6 Russia Dementieva 2 1   22 France Golovin 3 77 3r
22 France Golovin 6 6   22 France Golovin 3 6' 6
  China Zheng 2 6 6   China Zheng 6 3 2
  United States Craybas 6 2 3

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 6    
   Russia Kuznetsova / France Mauresmo 4 2    
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 6 7  
  7  South Africa Huber / United States Navratilova 4 5  
8  Japan Asagoe / Slovenia Srebotnik 79 1 3
7  South Africa Huber / United States Navratilova 77 6 6  

Family Circle Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, South Carolina
Singles draw size: 56 players
Nadia Petrova ( Russia) def. Patty Schnyder (  Switzerland) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Doubles draw size: 28 teams
Raymond / Stosur def. Huber / Navratilova 6-2, 7-5
Starting Date: April 10, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

Singles Draw[edit]

Fourth Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
  Croatia Šprem 4 4   1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
Q Ukraine Vakulenko 78 2 2 7 Russia Safina 1 4  
7 Russia Safina 66 6 6 1 Belgium Henin-Hardenne 6 3 2
3 Switzerland Schnyder 3 77 6 3 Switzerland Schnyder 2 6 6
16 Italy Santangelo 6 62 3 3 Switzerland Schnyder 6 6  
11 Slovenia Srebotnik 2 3   8 France Dechy 0 3  
8 France Dechy 6 6   3 Switzerland Schnyder 3 6 1
6 Germany Grönefeld 77 6   2 Russia Petrova 6 4 6
9 Spain Medina Garrigues 63 3   6 Germany Grönefeld 6 77  
  Spain Domínguez Lino 2 1   4 Russia Kuznetsova 3 64  
4 Russia Kuznetsova 6 6   6 Germany Grönefeld 1 3  
  Colombia Castaño 5     2 Russia Petrova 6 6  
12 France Bartoli 4 r     Colombia Castaño 2 0  
14 Czech Republic Safářová 1 3   2 Russia Petrova 6 6  
2 Russia Petrova 6 6  

Doubles Draw[edit]

Semifinals Finals
 
1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur        
6  Germany Grönefeld / Russia Petrova w / o  
  1  United States Raymond / Australia Stosur 3 6 6
  2  Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy 6 1 1
5  Japan Asagoe / Slovenia Srebotnik 3 77 3
2  Spain Ruano Pascual / United States Shaughnessy 6 64 6  

Qatar Telecom German Open[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Tournament Information Singles Doubles
Qatar Telecom German Open
Germany Berlin, Germany
Singles Draw Size: 56 players
Nadia Petrova ( Russia) def. Justine Henin-Hardenne ( Belgium), 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Doubles Draw Size: 28 teams
Yan Zi / Zheng Jie def. Elena Dementieva / Flavia Pennetta, 6-2, 6-3
Start Date: May 8, 2006
Draws: Singles, Doubles, Singles Qualifying, Doubles Qualifying

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