2012 Apia International Sydney

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2012 Apia International Sydney
Date:   8 January – 15 January
Edition:   120th
Champions
Men's Singles
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Sydney International
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The 2012 Apia International Sydney was a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament, that was played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 120th edition of the Apia International Sydney, and was a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA Premier tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the NSW Tennis Centre in Sydney, Australia, from 8 January to 15 January 2012.

Due to rain, the Men's Singles and Double's finals had to be rescheduled from the evening of 14 January to the morning of 15 January, the day before the Australian Open was due to begin.[1]

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro[2] 11 1
 USA John Isner 18 2
 FRA Richard Gasquet 19 3
 ESP Feliciano López 20 4
 SRB Viktor Troicki 22 5
 GER Florian Mayer 23 6
 ESP Marcel Granollers 27 7
 CZE Radek Štěpánek 28 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011.[3]

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Bob Bryan  USA Mike Bryan 2 1
 BLR Max Mirnyi  CAN Daniel Nestor 6 2
 POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg  POL Marcin Matkowski 28 3
 SWE Robert Lindstedt  ROU Horia Tecău 28 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki[5] 1 1
 CZE Petra Kvitová[6] 2 2
 BLR Victoria Azarenka 3 3
 CHN Li Na 5 4
 AUS Samantha Stosur 6 5
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 7 6
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 8 7
 FRA Marion Bartoli 9 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

WTA doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CZE Květa Peschke  SLO Katarina Srebotnik 4 1
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 5 2
 ARG Gisela Dulko  ITA Flavia Pennetta 17 3
 RUS Maria Kirilenko  RUS Nadia Petrova 20 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Finland Jarkko Nieminen def. France Julien Benneteau, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was Nieminen's 1st title of the year and 2nd title of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Belarus Victoria Azarenka def. China Li Na, 6–2, 1–6, 6–3

  • It was Azarenka's 1st title of the year and 9th of her career. It was her 1st premier-level title of the year and 3rd of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan def. Australia Matthew Ebden / Finland Jarkko Nieminen, 6–1, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6–1, 4–6, [13–11]

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