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2006 French Open – Women's Singles

Justine Henin-Hardenne successfully defended her title, defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final 6–4, 6–4 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2006 French Open. Henin-Hardenne won the title without losing a set in the entire tournament.

Women's Singles
2006 French Open
ChampionBelgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Runner-upRussia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Final score6–4, 6–4
Details
Seeds32
Events
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Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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This was the first French Open main draw appearance for future French Open champion and world No. 2 (as well as China's first Grand Slam singles champion) Li Na, who lost in the third round to Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Amélie Mauresmo (Fourth Round)
  2.   Kim Clijsters (Semifinals)
  3.   Nadia Petrova (First Round)
  4.   Maria Sharapova (Fourth Round)
  5.   Justine Henin-Hardenne (Champion)
  6.   Elena Dementieva (Third Round)
  7.   Patty Schnyder (Fourth Round)
  8.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Final)
  9.   Francesca Schiavone (Fourth Round)
  10.   Anastasia Myskina (Fourth Round)
  11.   Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Martina Hingis (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Anna-Lena Grönefeld (Quarterfinals)
  14.   Dinara Safina (Quarterfinals)
  15.   Daniela Hantuchová (Fourth Round)
  16.   Nicole Vaidišová (Semifinals)
  17.   Flavia Pennetta (Third Round)
  18.   Elena Likhovtseva (First Round)
  19.   Ana Ivanovic (Third Round)
  20.   Maria Kirilenko (Third Round)
  21.   Nathalie Dechy (Third Round)
  22.   Ai Sugiyama (Second Round)
  23.   Tatiana Golovin (First Round)
  24.   Katarina Srebotnik (Third Round)
  25.   Marion Bartoli (Second Round)
  26.   Anabel Medina Garrigues (Third Round)
  27.   Anna Chakvetadze (Second Round)
  28.   Lucie Šafářová (First Round)
  29.   Sofia Arvidsson (Second Round)
  30.   Klara Koukalová (First Round)
  31.   Shahar Pe'er (Fourth Round)
  32.   Gisela Dulko (Fourth Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
16   Nicole Vaidišová 656 6
11   Venus Williams 77 1 3
16   Nicole Vaidišová 7 652
8   Svetlana Kuznetsova 5 77 6
14   Dinara Safina 650
8   Svetlana Kuznetsova 77 6
8   Svetlana Kuznetsova 4 4
5   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
5   Justine Henin-Hardenne 7 6
13   Anna-Lena Grönefeld 5 2
5   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
2   Kim Clijsters 3 2
12   Martina Hingis 651
2   Kim Clijsters 77 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   A Mauresmo 6 6  
    M Shaughnessy 4 4   1   A Mauresmo 6 77  
    A Rodionova 3 2       V Dushevina 1 65 
    V Dushevina 6 6   1   A Mauresmo 6 6  
    L Pous Tió 5 4       J Janković 3 3  
    J Janković 7 6       J Janković 2 6 6
WC   A Védy 1 0   25   M Bartoli 6 4 1
25   M Bartoli 6 6   1   A Mauresmo 77 1 2
22   A Sugiyama 616 6 16   N Vaidišová 656 6
    E Daniilidou 77 0 3 22   A Sugiyama 6 4 3
Q   A Rezaï 6 77   Q   A Rezaï 4 6 6
Q   A Brianti 4 61  Q   A Rezaï 1 78 0
    T Sun 6 7   16   N Vaidišová 6 666
    E Bychkova 2 5       T Sun 1 3  
    M Domachowska 1 3   16   N Vaidišová 6 6  
16   N Vaidišová 6 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   V Williams 6 6  
    S Bammer 4 3   11   V Williams 77 6  
WC   Y Fedossova 6 622     E Laine 622  
    E Laine 4 77 6 11   V Williams 7 6  
    S Peng 6 6       K Šprem 5 3  
    E Vesnina 2 2       S Peng 4 3r
    K Šprem 6 6       K Šprem 6 4  
18   E Likhovtseva 1 1   11   V Williams 4 6 6
29   S Arvidsson 6 6   7   P Schnyder 6 3 2
    M Vento-Kabchi 4 2   29   S Arvidsson 1 5  
    M Yuan 1 2   Q   J Vakulenko 6 7  
Q   J Vakulenko 6 6   Q   J Vakulenko 6 5 0
    J Gajdošová 6 5 6 7   P Schnyder 2 7 6
WC   S Cohen-Aloro 2 7 3     J Gajdošová 4 2  
    M Krajicek 1 2   7   P Schnyder 6 6  
7   P Schnyder 6 6  

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   M Sharapova 6 5 7
    M Washington 2 7 5 4   M Sharapova 6 6  
    I Benešová 7 6       I Benešová 4 1  
WC   P Parmentier 5 3   4   M Sharapova 6 7  
WC   A Molik 7 77   WC   A Molik 0 5  
    A Serra Zanetti 5 63  WC   A Molik 3 77 6
Q   A Perianu 6 79   Q   A Perianu 6 653
28   L Šafářová 1 67  4   M Sharapova 5 6 5
24   K Srebotnik 6 4 6 14   D Safina 7 2 7
    A Smashnova 4 6 2 24   K Srebotnik 6 6  
    J Kostanić 5 6 5     A Harkleroad 3 2  
    A Harkleroad 7 2 7 24   K Srebotnik 3 4  
    H Šromová 6 7   14   D Safina 6 6  
    R Vinci 1 5       H Šromová 0 2  
    V Zvonareva 3 5   14   D Safina 6 6  
14   D Safina 6 7  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   F Schiavone 6 6  
    A Bondarenko 3 4   9   F Schiavone 6 6  
    N Viérin 6 4 0r    M Müller 2 2  
    M Müller 4 6 3 9   F Schiavone 4 6 9
Q   V Pichet 2 3   17   F Pennetta 6 1 7
LL   K Flipkens 6 6   LL   K Flipkens 1 0  
    B Mattek 3 1   17   F Pennetta 6 6  
17   F Pennetta 6 6   9   F Schiavone 6 4 4
27   A Chakvetadze 7 6   8   S Kuznetsova 1 6 6
    E Birnerová 5 4   27   A Chakvetadze 5 3  
    N Li 77 4 6     N Li 7 6  
    A Frazier 656 1     N Li 3 64 
    A Parra Santonja 4 1   8   S Kuznetsova 6 77  
    M Santangelo 6 6       M Santangelo 5 2  
    L Granville 4 0   8   S Kuznetsova 7 6  
8   S Kuznetsova 6 6  

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
    M Ani 3 0   5   J Henin-Hardenne 6 7  
    J Craybas 4 7 3     A Yakimova 2 5  
    A Yakimova 6 5 6 5   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
WC   A Cornet 6 4 6     T Garbin 4 0  
    V Ruano Pascual 4 6 1 WC   A Cornet 2 4  
    T Garbin 2 6 6     T Garbin 6 6  
30   K Koukalová 6 4 1 5   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
19   A Ivanovic 6 6   10   A Myskina 1 4  
    S Stosur 0 3   19   A Ivanovic 6 6  
Q   C Fernández 6 2 3     É Loit 1 1  
    É Loit 1 6 6 19   A Ivanovic 2 3  
    M Czink 6 4 6 10   A Myskina 6 6  
Q   S Klösel 4 6 2     M Czink 2 4  
    S Mirza 4 1   10   A Myskina 6 6  
10   A Myskina 6 6  

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   A-L Grönefeld 6 6  
    C Pin 1 1   13   A-L Grönefeld 686 6
    Z Yan 2 3       J Jackson 710 2 1
    J Jackson 6 6   13   A-L Grönefeld 6 77  
Q   S-w Hsieh 4 4   20   M Kirilenko 2 62 
WC   M Johansson 6 6   WC   M Johansson 0 1  
WC   S Brémond 6 2 6 20   M Kirilenko 6 6  
20   M Kirilenko 1 6 8 13   A-L Grönefeld 6 6  
32   G Dulko 6 2 11 32   G Dulko 3 4  
Q   Y Beygelzimer 3 6 9 32   G Dulko 6 6  
    K Brandi 2 3       Y Fedak 2 4  
    Y Fedak 6 6   32   G Dulko 6 6  
    S Perry 6 6       S Perry 1 1  
    S Asagoe 3 1       S Perry 6 6  
    A Morigami 6 6       A Morigami 3 0  
3   N Petrova 2 2  

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   E Dementieva 77 6  
    M Suchá 632   6   E Dementieva 3 6 6
    V Kutuzova 713 6       V Kutuzova 6 0 4
    V King 6112   6   E Dementieva 4 5  
    M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 2   31   S Pe'er 6 7  
    T Pironkova 6 6       T Pironkova 2 3  
    O Savchuk 1 1   31   S Pe'er 6 6  
31   S Pe'er 6 6   31   S Pe'er 3 6 3
23   T Golovin 3 65  12   M Hingis 6 2 6
    J Zheng 6 77       J Zheng 4 4  
    I Lisjak 6 6       I Lisjak 6 6  
Q   G Voskoboeva 2 3       I Lisjak 1 1  
    J Schruff 4 2   12   M Hingis 6 6  
    Z Ondrášková 6 6       Z Ondrášková 1 3  
    L Raymond 2 2   12   M Hingis 6 6  
12   M Hingis 6 6  

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   D Hantuchová 6 6  
    L Domínguez Lino 1 4   15   D Hantuchová 3 6 6
    ME Camerin 4 2       E Gagliardi 6 2 3
    E Gagliardi 6 6   15   D Hantuchová 6 3 10
    C Castaño 4 6 6 21   N Dechy 3 6 8
    A Nakamura 6 3 1     C Castaño 4 6 3
    S Foretz 2 6 3 21   N Dechy 6 2 6
21   N Dechy 6 3 6 15   D Hantuchová 1 4  
26   A Medina Garrigues 0 6 9 2   K Clijsters 6 6  
Q   V Azarenka 6 3 7 26   A Medina Garrigues 6 4 6
    K Kanepi 6 6       K Kanepi 3 6 0
    K Peschke 2 3   26   A Medina Garrigues 3 4  
    M Díaz Oliva 4 6 1 2   K Clijsters 6 6  
    C Martínez Granados 6 3 6     C Martínez Granados 0 3  
    V Razzano 0 64  2   K Clijsters 6 6  
2   K Clijsters 6 77  

ReferencesEdit