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Open Access Articles- Top Results for 2006 US Open (tennis)

2006 US Open (tennis)

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2006 US Open
Date August 28 – September 10
Edition 126th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Hardcourt
Location New York City, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
23x16px Roger Federer
Women's Singles
23x15px Maria Sharapova
Men's Doubles
23x15px Martin Damm / Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
23x15px Nathalie Dechy / 23x15px Vera Zvonareva
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Bob Bryan / 23x15px Martina Navratilova
Boys' Singles
23x15px Dušan Lojda
Girls' Singles
23x15px Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Boys' Doubles
23x15px Jamie Hunt / 23x15px Nathaniel Schnugg
Girls' Doubles
23x15px Mihaela Buzărnescu / 23x15px Ioana Raluca Olaru
Wheelchair Men's Singles
23x15px Robin Ammerlaan
Wheelchair Women's Singles
23x15px Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
23x15px Robin Ammerlaan / 23x15px Michael Jeremiasz
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
23x15px Jiske Griffioen / 23x15px Esther Vergeer
US Open
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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

File:Sharapova win US open.jpg
Women's singles champion Maria Sharapova. This was her second Major title.

Men's singles

23x16px Roger Federer defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px Maria Sharapova defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px Martin Damm / Template:Country data IND Leander Paes defeated 23x15px Jonas Björkman / 23x15px Max Mirnyi, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–3

Women's doubles

23x15px Nathalie Dechy / 23x15px Vera Zvonareva defeated 23x15px Dinara Safina / 23x15px Katarina Srebotnik, 7–6(7–5), 7–5

Mixed doubles

23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Bob Bryan defeated 23x15px Květa Peschke / 23x15px Martin Damm, 6–2, 6–3

Juniors

Boys' singles

23x15px Dušan Lojda defeated 23x15px Peter Polansky 7-6(7–4), 6-3

Girls' singles

23x15px Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated 23x15px Tamira Paszek 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Boys' doubles

23x15px Jamie Hunt / 23x15px Nathaniel Schnugg defeated 23x15px Jarmere Jenkins/23x15px Austin Krajicek 6-3, 6-3

Girls' doubles

23x15px Mihaela Buzărnescu / 23x15px Ioana Raluca Olaru defeated 23x15px Sharon Fichman/23x15px Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-2

Wheelchair

Men's wheelchair singles

23x15px Robin Ammerlaan defeated 23x15px Michael Jeremiasz 6-7(1–7), 6-3, 7-5

Women's wheelchair singles

23x15px Esther Vergeer defeated 23x15px Sharon Walraven 6-1, 6-2

Men's wheelchair doubles

23x15px Robin Ammerlaan / 23x15px Michael Jeremiasz defeated Template:Country data JPN Shingo Kunieda / 23x15px Tadeusz Kruszelnicki 7-6(7–2), 6-1

Women's wheelchair doubles

23x15px Jiske Griffioen / 23x15px Esther Vergeer defeated 23x15px Korie Homan / 23x15px Maaike Smit 6-4, 6-4

Seeds

Men's singles

  1. 23x16px Roger Federer, Switzerland (Champion)
  2. 23x15px Rafael Nadal, Spain (Quarterfinals)
  3. 23x15px Ivan Ljubičić, Croatia (First Round)
  4. 23x15px David Nalbandian, Argentina (Second Round)
  5. 23x15px James Blake, USA (Quarterfinals)
  6. 23x15px Tommy Robredo, Spain (Fourth Round)
  7. 23x15px Nikolay Davydenko, Russia (Semifinals)
  8. 23x15px Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus (Second Round)
  9. 23x15px Andy Roddick, USA (finalist)
  10. 23x15px Fernando González, Chile (Third Round)
  11. 23x15px David Ferrer, Spain (Third Round)
  12. 23x15px Tomáš Berdych, Czech Republic (Fourth Round)
  13. 23x15px Jarkko Nieminen, Finland (First Round)
  14. 23x15px Tommy Haas, Germany (Quarterfinals)
  15. 23x15px Lleyton Hewitt, Australia (Quarterfinals)
  16. 23x15px Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain (Second Round)
  1. 23x15px Andy Murray, Great Britain (Fourth Round)
  2. 23x15px Robby Ginepri, USA (Third Round)
  3. 23x15px Dominik Hrbatý, Slovakia (First Round)
  4. 23x15px Novak Djokovic, Serbia (Third Round)
  5. 23x15px Gastón Gaudio, Argentina (Third Round)
  6. 23x15px Fernando Verdasco, Spain (Third Round)
  7. 23x15px Dmitry Tursunov, Russia (Third Round)
  8. 23x15px José Acasuso, Argentina (First Round)
  9. 23x15px Richard Gasquet, France (Fourth Round)
  10. 23x15px Olivier Rochus, Belgium (Third Round)
  11. 23x15px Gaël Monfils, France (Second Round)
  12. 23x15px Agustín Calleri, Argentina (First Round)
  13. 23x15px Jonas Björkman, Sweden (Second Round)
  14. 23x15px Sébastien Grosjean, France (Second Round)
  15. 23x15px Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina (First Round)
  16. 23x15px Kristof Vliegen, Belgium (First Round)
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Top 10 Elimination

Key / Legend
SF Semifinal round
QF Quarterfinal round
R Round
Seed Player Player Round
1 23x15px Amélie Mauresmo lost to 23x15px Maria Sharapova [3] SF
2 23x15px Justine Henin-Hardenne lost to 23x15px Maria Sharapova [3] Final
3 23x15px Maria Sharapova defeated 23x15px Henin-Hardenne [2] Final
4 23x15px Elena Dementieva lost to 23x15px Jelena Janković [19] QF
5 23x15px Nadia Petrova lost to 23x15px Tatiana Golovin [27] R3
6 23x15px Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to 23x15px Jelena Janković [19] R4
7 23x16px Patty Schnyder lost to 23x15px Lindsay Davenport [10] R4
8 23x16px Martina Hingis lost to 23x15px Virginie Razzano R2
9 23x15px Nicole Vaidišová lost to 23x15px Jelena Janković [19] R3
10 23x15px Lindsay Davenport lost to 23x15px Henin-Hardenne [2] QF

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Preceded by
2006 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2007 Australian Open