Main article: 2006 Australian Open – Men's Singles. Roger Federer defeated Marcos Baghdatis, 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2. It was Federer's 2nd title of the year, and his 35th overall. It was his 7th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd Australian Open title.
Roger Federer defeated Marcos Baghdatis, 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2, in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2006 Australian Open. It was his second Australian Open title and his seventh major title overall. Baghdatis became the first unseeded Australian Open finalist since Thomas Enqvist in 1999, as well as the first Cypriot player to reach a major final.
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Third seed Amélie Mauresmo defeated Justine Henin-Hardenne in the final 6–1, 2–0 ret., to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2006 Australian Open. Henin was suffering from stomach cramps resulting from the accidental misuse of anti-inflammatories for a chronic shoulder injury. This was the third match Mauresmo played during the tournament where her opponent retired.
Swiss No.1 seed Roger Federer has claimed the men’s title at Australian Open 2006 after a brilliant comeback against unseeded Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis to win 5-7 7-5 6-0 6-2. Roger Federer claimed the win after recovering from being a set and a break down to Baghdatis.
2006: Nick O'Hern * 266: Hyatt Regency Coolum: 2005: Robert Allenby: 270: Hyatt Regency Coolum: 2004: Peter Lonard: 270: Hyatt Regency Coolum: 2003: Peter Senior: 271: Hyatt Regency Coolum: 2002: Peter Lonard & Jarrod Moseley (Joint Winners) 271: Hyatt Regency Coolum: 2001: Robert Allenby: 273: Royal Queensland: 2000: Robert Allenby: 275: Royal Queensland: 1999: Greg Turner: 278: Victoria: 1998: David Howell: 275
2006: Amclie Mauresmo: Justine Henin: 6-1, 2-0 retired: 2007: Serena Williams: Maria Sharapova: 6-1, 6-2: 2008: Maria Sharapova: Ana Ivanović: 7-5, 6-3: 2009: Serena Williams: Dinara Safina: 6-0, 6-3: 2010: Serena Williams: Justine Henin: 6-4, 3-6, 6-2: 2011: Kim Clijsters: Li Na: 3-6, 6-3, 6-3: 2012: Victoria Azarenka: Maria Sharapova: 6-3, 6-0: 2013: Victoria Azarenka: Li Na: 4-6, 6-4, 6-3: 2014: Li Na
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The Australian Open is the "flagship tournament" of the PGA Tour of Australasia, having a special status in the Official World Golf Ranking 's points system. This status awards a minimum 32 points to the winner regardless of the strength of the field. The tournament was part of the OneAsia Tour from 2009 to 2016.