2006 US Open (tennis)
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2006 US Open Tennis

The 2006 US Open began 28 August and finished on 10 September 2006.

Roger Federer was successful in defending his 2005 title, defeating 2003 champion Andy Roddick in the final. Kim Clijsters was unable to defend her title due to injury. 19-year-old Maria Sharapova won her second Grand Slam title, defeating Justine Henin-Hardenne in the final. It was Henin-Hardenne's third Grand Slam final loss of 2006, having lost the Australian Open and Wimbledon finals earlier in the year.

Seniors

Women's singles champion Maria Sharapova. This was her second Major title.

Men's singles

Switzerland Roger Federer defeated United States Andy Roddick, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

  • It was Federer's 8th title of the year, and his 41st overall. It was his 9th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd (consecutive) US Open title.

Women's singles

Russia Maria Sharapova defeated Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne, 6-4, 6-4

  • It was Sharapova's 3rd title of the year, and her 13th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st US Open title.

Men's doubles

Czech Republic Martin Damm / India Leander Paes defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi, 6-7(5-7), 6-4, 6-3

Women's doubles

France Nathalie Dechy / Russia Vera Zvonareva defeated Russia Dinara Safina / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7-6(7-5), 7-5

Mixed doubles

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Bob Bryan defeated Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke / Czech Republic Martin Damm, 6-2, 6-3

Juniors

Boys' singles

Czech Republic Du?an Lojda defeated Canada Peter Polansky 7-6(7-4), 6-3

Girls' singles

Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Austria Tamira Paszek 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Boys' doubles

United States Jamie Hunt / United States Nathaniel Schnugg defeated United States Jarmere Jenkins/United States Austin Krajicek 6-3, 6-3

Girls' doubles

Romania Mihaela Buz?rnescu / Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru defeated Canada Sharon Fichman/Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-2

Wheelchair

Men's wheelchair singles

Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan defeated France Michael Jeremiasz 6-7(1-7), 6-3, 7-5

Women's wheelchair singles

Netherlands Esther Vergeer defeated Netherlands Sharon Walraven 6-1, 6-2

Men's wheelchair doubles

Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan / France Michael Jeremiasz defeated Japan Shingo Kunieda / Poland Tadeusz Kruszelnicki 7-6(7-2), 6-1

Women's wheelchair doubles

Netherlands Jiske Griffioen / Netherlands Esther Vergeer defeated Netherlands Korie Homan / Netherlands Maaike Smit 6-4, 6-4

Seeds

Men's singles

  1. Switzerland Roger Federer, Switzerland (Champion)
  2. Spain Rafael Nadal, Spain (Quarterfinals)
  3. Croatia Ivan Ljubi?i?, Croatia (First Round)
  4. Argentina David Nalbandian, Argentina (Second Round)
  5. United States James Blake, USA (Quarterfinals)
  6. Spain Tommy Robredo, Spain (Fourth Round)
  7. Russia Nikolay Davydenko, Russia (Semifinals)
  8. Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus (Second Round)
  9. United States Andy Roddick, USA (finalist)
  10. Chile Fernando González, Chile (Third Round)
  11. Spain David Ferrer, Spain (Third Round)
  12. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych, Czech Republic (Fourth Round)
  13. Finland Jarkko Nieminen, Finland (First Round)
  14. Germany Tommy Haas, Germany (Quarterfinals)
  15. Australia Lleyton Hewitt, Australia (Quarterfinals)
  16. Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain (Second Round)
  1. United Kingdom Andy Murray, Great Britain (Fourth Round)
  2. United States Robby Ginepri, USA (Third Round)
  3. Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý, Slovakia (First Round)
  4. Serbia Novak Djokovic, Serbia (Third Round)
  5. Argentina Gastón Gaudio, Argentina (Third Round)
  6. Spain Fernando Verdasco, Spain (Third Round)
  7. Russia Dmitry Tursunov, Russia (Third Round)
  8. Argentina José Acasuso, Argentina (First Round)
  9. France Richard Gasquet, France (Fourth Round)
  10. Belgium Olivier Rochus, Belgium (Third Round)
  11. France Gaël Monfils, France (Second Round)
  12. Argentina Agustín Calleri, Argentina (First Round)
  13. Sweden Jonas Björkman, Sweden (Second Round)
  14. France Sébastien Grosjean, France (Second Round)
  15. Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina (First Round)
  16. Belgium Kristof Vliegen, Belgium (First Round)


Top 10 elimination

Key / Legend
SF Semifinal round
QF Quarterfinal round
R Round

Withdrawn players

Player of the day

External links


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