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2006 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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2006 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
2006 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Amélie Mauresmo
Runner-up Justine Henin-Hardenne
Final score 2–6, 6–3, 6–4

Venus Williams was the defending champion, but she lost in the third round against Jelena Janković.

Amélie Mauresmo won her first (and only) Wimbledon title, defeating Justine Henin-Hardenne in the final, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4. It was her second and last Grand Slam title, having won the Australian Open earlier in the year; on that occasion, Henin-Hardenne retired due to a stomach bug. It was the first Wimbledon final since 1999 not to feature either of the Williams sisters.


  • Seeds 1
  • Qualifying 2
  • Draw 3
    • Key 3.1


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

† first ever Chinese seed at a Grand Slam event.




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