2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International

The 2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 6th edition of the tournament, and part of the WTA Tier IV tournaments of the 2006 WTA Tour. It took place at the Domain Tennis Centre in Canberra, Australia, from 9 to 15 January 2006.[1]

2006 Richard Luton Properties Canberra International
Date9–15 January
Edition6th
CategoryWTA Tier IV
Draw32S/30Q/16D
Prize moneyUS$145,000
SurfaceHard (Rebound Ace)
LocationCanberra, Australia
VenueDomain Tennis Centre
Champions
Singles
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Doubles
Poland Marta Domachowska / Italy Roberta Vinci
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Singles main-draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 32 1
  FRA Marion Bartoli[2] 33 2
  CZE Lucie Šafářová[3] 42 3
  ISR Shahar Pe'er 45 4
  ITA Roberta Vinci 51 5
  COL Catalina Castaño 54 6
  POL Marta Domachowska 56 7
  SWE Sofia Arvidsson 58 8
  FRA Virginie Razzano 59 9
  • 1 Rankings are as of 2 January 2006[4]

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated   Cho Yoon-jeong, 6–4, 0–6, 6–4

  • It was the 5th career WTA title for Medina Garrigues.

DoublesEdit

  Marta Domachowska /   Roberta Vinci defeated   Claire Curran /   Līga Dekmeijere, 7–6(7–5), 6–3

  • It was the 1st career WTA doubles title for Domachowska, while Vinci won her third title in the category.

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