2006 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

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Singles
2006 WTA Tour Championships
ChampionBelgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Runner-upFrance Amélie Mauresmo
Final score6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles
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The 2006 WTA Tour Championships – Singles was the singles event of the 2006 WTA Tour Championships, a season-ending tennis tournament held in November that featured the eight players who had collected the most ranking points during that year's WTA Tour season.

Justine Henin-Hardenne won the tournament, defeating the defending champion Amélie Mauresmo 6–4, 6–3 in the final. Henin-Hardenne also secured the WTA year-end No. 1 ranking after her semifinal victory over Maria Sharapova.[1]

Seeds[edit]

* As of October 30, 2006.

  1. France Amélie Mauresmo (Final)
  2. Russia Maria Sharapova (Semifinals)
  3. Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne (Champion)
  4. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Round Robin)
  5. Russia Nadia Petrova (Round Robin)
  6. Belgium Kim Clijsters (Semifinals)
  7. Russia Elena Dementieva (Round Robin)
  8. Switzerland Martina Hingis (Round Robin)

Alternates[edit]

  1. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (not used)
  2. Russia Dinara Safina (not used)

Draw[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
1 France Amélie Mauresmo 6 3 6
6 Belgium Kim Clijsters 2 6 3
1 France Amélie Mauresmo 4 3
3 Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
2 Russia Maria Sharapova 2 65
3 Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 77

Red Group[edit]

  Russia Sharapova Russia Kuznetsova Belgium Clijsters Russia Dementieva RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 Russia Maria Sharapova 6–1, 6–4 6–4, 6–4 6–1, 6–4 3–0 6–0 1
4 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 1–6, 4–6 1–6, 1–6 7–5, 6–3 1–2 2–4 3
6 Belgium Kim Clijsters 4–6, 4–6 6–1, 6–1 6–4, 6–0 2–1 4–2 2
7 Russia Elena Dementieva 1–6, 4–6 5–7, 3–6 4–6, 0–6 0–3 0–6 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Yellow Group[edit]

  France Mauresmo Belgium Henin-Hardenne Russia Petrova Switzerland Hingis RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 France Amélie Mauresmo 4–6, 7–6(3), 6–2 2–6, 2–6 3–6, 6–1, 6–4 2–1 4–4 1
3 Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 6–4, 6–7(3), 2–6 6–4, 6–4 6–2, 6–7(5), 6–1 2–1 5–3 2
5 Russia Nadia Petrova 6–2, 6–2 4–6, 4–6 4–6, 6–3, 3–6 1–2 3–4 4
8 Switzerland Martina Hingis 6–3, 1–6, 4–6 2–6, 7–6(5), 1–6 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 1–2 4–5 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Henin-Hardenne seals year-end top spot". 11 November 2006. Retrieved 1 August 2017.