2012 Apia International Sydney – Men's Singles

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2012 Apia International Sydney
Champion   Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Runner-up   France Julien Benneteau
Final score   6–2, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women

Gilles Simon was the defending champion but chose not to participate. Jarkko Nieminen won in the final against Julien Benneteau 6–2, 7–5.

Seeds[edit]

The top four seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Argentina Juan Martín del Potro (Quarterfinals)
  2. United States John Isner (Second round)
  3. France Richard Gasquet (Quarterfinals)
  4. Spain Feliciano López (Second round)
  5. Serbia Viktor Troicki (Second round)
  6. Germany Florian Mayer (Withdrew due to a right hip injury)
  7. Spain Marcel Granollers (First round)
  8. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
   Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 4 4  
 France Julien Benneteau 6 6  
   France Julien Benneteau 2 5
  Q  Finland Jarkko Nieminen 6 7
Q  Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 612 3
  Q  Finland Jarkko Nieminen 714 6  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Argentina JM del Potro 6 6  
 Croatia I Dodig 64 5      Poland Ł Kubot 4 2  
 Poland Ł Kubot 77 7       1  Argentina JM del Potro 67 4  
 Russia D Tursunov 4 4        Cyprus M Baghdatis 79 6  
 Cyprus M Baghdatis 6 6      Cyprus M Baghdatis 3 7 77
WC  Australia M Ebden 6 3 6     WC  Australia M Ebden 6 5 63  
7  Spain M Granollers 1 6 3        Cyprus M Baghdatis 4 4
       France J Benneteau 6 6
    4  Spain F López 3 4  
 Italy A Seppi 3 4      France J Benneteau 6 6  
 France J Benneteau 6 6        France J Benneteau 6 6
 Russia A Bogomolov, Jr. 6 1 6        Russia A Bogomolov, Jr. 2 4  
 Netherlands R Haase 4 6 4      Russia A Bogomolov, Jr. 77 6
WC  Australia L Hewitt 6 3 2     5  Serbia V Troicki 65 4  
5  Serbia V Troicki 4 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
LL  United States R Sweeting 3 77 7  
 Luxembourg G Müller 6 62 5     LL  United States R Sweeting 2 1  
 Spain P Andújar 3 6 3     Q  Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 6  
Q  Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 2 6       Q  Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 77  
Q  United States M Russell 6 2 0       3  France R Gasquet 4 64  
 Italy F Fognini 2 6 6      Italy F Fognini 2 1
    3  France R Gasquet 6 6  
      Q  Uzbekistan D Istomin 612 3
8  Czech Republic R Štěpánek 64 6 6       Q  Finland J Nieminen 714 6
 Belgium X Malisse 77 4 4     8  Czech Republic R Štěpánek 65 7 1  
Q  Finland J Nieminen 6 6     Q  Finland J Nieminen 77 5 6  
WC  Australia J Duckworth 2 2       Q  Finland J Nieminen 6 6
 Ukraine S Stakhovsky 5 3       Q  United States B Reynolds 3 3  
Q  United States B Reynolds 7 6     Q  United States B Reynolds 3 6 6
    2  United States J Isner 6 4 3  
 

Qualiyfing Draw[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Poland Łukasz Kubot (Moved into main draw)
  2. Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky (Moved into main draw)
  3. United States Ryan Sweeting (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  4. Uzbekistan Denis Istomin (Qualified)
  5. Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov (Second round, retired due to fatigue)
  6. Finland Jarkko Nieminen (Qualified)
  7. Argentina Leonardo Mayer (First round)
  8. France Nicolas Mahut (First round)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky Loser[edit]

  1. United States Ryan Sweeting

First Qualifier[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                                       
  Alt  Sweden Andreas Siljeström 3 0  
 United States Alex Kuznetsov 6 6  
   United States Alex Kuznetsov 4 1  
   United States Bobby Reynolds 6 6  
 United States Bobby Reynolds 6 6
   Germany Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 4 3  
     United States Bobby Reynolds 4 6 6
   Australia Benjamin Mitchell 6 4 3
   Australia Marinko Matosevic 6 65 2  
 Kazakhstan Mikhail Kukushkin 1 7 6  
 Kazakhstan Mikhail Kukushkin 3 1
   Australia Benjamin Mitchell 6 6  
 Australia Benjamin Mitchell 6 6
  7  Argentina Leonardo Mayer 4 3  

Second Qualifier[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                                       
  Alt  Australia Sadik Kadir 4 4  
 Portugal Frederico Gil 6 6  
   Portugal Frederico Gil 4 1  
   France Stéphane Robert 6 6  
 France Stéphane Robert 6 64 6
  WC  Australia Matthew Barton 2 77 3  
     France Stéphane Robert 2 2
  6  Finland Jarkko Nieminen 6 6
   Germany Andre Begemann 6 6  
 Australia Luke Saville 4 4  
 Germany Andre Begemann 2 3
  6  Finland Jarkko Nieminen 6 6  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Amer Delić 1 0r
  6  Finland Jarkko Nieminen 6 1  

Third Qualifier[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                                       
  3  United States Ryan Sweeting 6 7  
 Brazil João Souza 1 5  
  3  United States Ryan Sweeting 6 7  
   Australia Greg Jones 2 5  
 Australia Greg Jones 7 6
   Germany Daniel Brands 5 3  
    3  United States Ryan Sweeting 6 3 4
   United States Michael Russell 4 6 6
   United States Michael Russell 77 6  
 Germany Simon Greul 62 1  
 United States Michael Russell 6 5 6
   Romania Victor Hănescu 2 7 4  
 Romania Victor Hănescu 6 7
  8  France Nicolas Mahut 4 5  

Fourth Qualifier[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
                                       
  4  Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 7 77  
WC  Australia Matt Reid 5 65  
  4  Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 6 6  
   Czech Republic Jan Hájek 1 2  
 Moldova Roman Borvanov 6 4 1
   Czech Republic Jan Hájek 4 6 6  
    4  Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 6 77
  WC  Australia Adam Feeney 3 60
  WC  Australia Adam Feeney 6 1 6  
 Slovakia Karol Beck 2 6 4  
WC  Australia Adam Feeney 3
  5  Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 0r  
 Estonia Jürgen Zopp 1 78 2
  5  Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 6 66 6  

References[edit]