2006 Hopman Cup

The 2006 Hopman Cup (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 18th Hopman Cup tournament. The champions were Lisa Raymond and Taylor Dent of the United States. The Netherlands qualified and reached the final. Michaëlla Krajicek won her singles match, and Taylor Dent beat Peter Wessels. The mixed doubles competition was won in close sets by Raymond and Dent. The event was held at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Perth on 30 December 2005 through 6 January 2006. This was the first elite-level tennis tournament in which players could challenge line calls using the Hawk-Eye technology. Players or teams had a limit of two unsuccessful challenges per set.

2006 Hopman Cup
Date20 December 2005 – 6 January 2006
EditionXVIII
SurfaceHard (indoor)
LocationPerth, Western Australia
VenueBurswood Entertainment Complex
Champions
 United States
← 2005 · Hopman Cup · 2007 →

TeamsEdit

Play-offEdit

Netherlands vs. ChinaEdit

 
Netherlands
2


 
China
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek
Peng Shuai
3
6
6
4
3
6
 
2  
 
Peter Wessels
Sun Peng
6
2
6
2
   
3  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek / Peter Wessels
Peng Shuai / Sun Peng
6
4
6
4
   

Group AEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1.   United States 2 1 5 – 4 12 – 8
2.   Serbia and Montenegro 2 1 5 – 4 10 – 8
3.   Sweden 1 2 4 – 5 8 – 12
4.   Russia 1 2 4 – 5 8 – 10

United States vs. Serbia and MontenegroEdit

 
United States
2


 
Serbia and Montenegro
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Lisa Raymond
Ana Ivanovic
2
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Taylor Dent
Novak Djokovic
6
1
6
4
   
3  
 
Lisa Raymond / Taylor Dent
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
7
6
6
2
   

Serbia and Montenegro vs. SwedenEdit

 
Serbia and Montenegro
2


 
Sweden
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Ana Ivanovic
Sofia Arvidsson
6
3
6
1
   
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Thomas Johansson
65
77
64
77
   
3  
 
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Sofia Arvidsson / Thomas Johansson
6
2
6
4
   

United States vs. RussiaEdit

 
United States
2


 
Russia
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Lisa Raymond
Svetlana Kuznetsova
4
6
1
6
   
2  
 
Taylor Dent
Yuri Schukin
6
2
6
0
   
3  
 
Lisa Raymond / Taylor Dent
Svetlana Kuznetsova / Yuri Schukin
6
4
6
1
   

Russia vs. SwedenEdit

 
Russia
2


 
Sweden
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Sofia Arvidsson
77
64
6
4
   
2  
 
Yuri Schukin
Thomas Johansson
68
710
65
77
   
3  
 
Svetlana Kuznetsova / Yuri Schukin
Sofia Arvidsson / Thomas Johansson
7
5
6
3
   

Serbia and Montenegro vs. RussiaEdit

 
Serbia and Montenegro
2


 
Russia
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Ana Ivanovic
Svetlana Kuznetsova
1
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Yuri Schukin
6
0
6
2
   
3  
 
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Svetlana Kuznetsova / Yuri Schukin
6
2
77
65
   

Sweden vs. United StatesEdit

 
Sweden
2


 
United States
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Sofia Arvidsson
Lisa Raymond
2
6
6
2
6
4
 
2  
 
Thomas Johansson
Taylor Dent
77
65
2
6
6
3
 
3  
 
Sofia Arvidsson / Thomas Johansson
Lisa Raymond / Taylor Dent
       
w/o

Group BEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1.   Netherlands 3 0 7 – 2 15 – 4
2.   Australia 1 2 4 – 5 9 – 11
3.   Argentina 1 2 4 – 5 9 – 11
4.   Germany 1 2 3 – 6 6 – 13

Germany vs. AustraliaEdit

 
Germany
2


 
Australia
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Samantha Stosur
3
6
5
7
   
2  
 
Nicolas Kiefer
Wayne Arthurs
6
3
6
4
   
3  
 
Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Nicolas Kiefer
Samantha Stosur / Wayne Arthurs
4
6
6
3
711
69
 

Netherlands vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Netherlands
2


 
Argentina
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek
Gisela Dulko
6
4
6
2
   
2  
 
Peter Wessels
Gastón Gaudio
6
2
77
65
   
3  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek / Peter Wessels
Gisela Dulko / Gastón Gaudio
6
4
3
6
65
77
 

Netherlands vs. AustraliaEdit

 
Netherlands
2


 
Australia
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek
Samantha Stosur
69
711
4
6
   
2  
 
Peter Wessels
Todd Reid
7
5
6
4
   
3  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek / Peter Wessels
Samantha Stosur / Todd Reid
6
4
6
2
   

Argentina vs. GermanyEdit

 
Argentina
2


 
Germany
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Gisela Dulko
Anna-Lena Grönefeld
6
1
6
0
   
2  
 
Gastón Gaudio
Nicolas Kiefer
3
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Gisela Dulko / Gastón Gaudio
Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Nicolas Kiefer
7
5
6
0
   

Australia vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Australia
2


 
Argentina
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Samantha Stosur
Gisela Dulko
7
5
64
77
6
3
 
2  
 
Todd Reid
Gastón Gaudio
0
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Samantha Stosur / Todd Reid
Gisela Dulko / Gastón Gaudio
7
5
6
3
   

Netherlands vs. GermanyEdit

 
Netherlands
3


 
Germany
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek
Anna-Lena Grönefeld
6
4
77
65
   
2  
 
Peter Wessels
Nicolas Kiefer
      w/o
 
3  
 
Michaëlla Krajicek / Peter Wessels
Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Nicolas Kiefer
      w/o
 

FinalEdit

United States vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
United States
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
6 January 2006
Hard (indoors)
 
Netherlands
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Lisa Raymond
Michaëlla Krajicek
4
6
65
77
   
2  
 
Taylor Dent
Peter Wessels
6
1
6
4
   
3  
 
Lisa Raymond / Taylor Dent
Michaëlla Krajicek / Peter Wessels
4
6
6
2
77
65
 
2006 Hopman Cup Champions
 
United States
Fourth title

External linksEdit