Men's and women's No. 1 seeds, Wu Siu Hong
from Hong Kong and Germany's Tanya Petty
, both were sidelined by the No. 8 seeded players in the first match play round of the 2006 World Ranking Masters finals. Siu Hong went out in two games against local favorite Khalid Al Dubyan, 2-0, in the best-of-three games format. Petty lost the deciding third game against Putty Armein (pictured), Indonesia 234-183.