2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Doubles

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2012 Australian Open
Champion   Netherlands Ronald Vink
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
Runner-up   France Stéphane Houdet
France Nicolas Peifer
Final score   6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
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Australian Open
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Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Doubles
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Main article: 2012 Australian Open

The 2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Doubles[1][2] is a tennis tournament featuring 8 paraplegic men tennis players, which is part of the NEC Tour. The tournament takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, from 25 January to 28 January 2012, it is the 10th edition of the Australian Open men's wheelchair event and the first Grand Slam event of 2012. The tournament is played on Plexicushion Prestige AO hard courts, which is rated a medium-fast pace by the ITF. The competition is organised by the International Tennis Federation and Tennis Australia.

Shingo Kunieda and Maikel Scheffers are the defending champions. Shingo Kunieda did not return to defend his title. Ronald Vink and Robin Ammerlaan won the tournament.[3][4]

Seeds[edit]

  1. France Stéphane Houdet / France Nicolas Peifer (Final)
  2. Netherlands Ronald Vink / Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan (Champions)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  France Stéphane Houdet
 France Nicolas Peifer
6 6    
   Japan Satoshi Saida
 Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
2 1    
  1  France Stéphane Houdet
 France Nicolas Peifer
2 6 1
  2  Netherlands Ronald Vink
 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
6 4 6
   Australia Ben Weekes
 Sweden Stefan Olsson
3 2  
  2  Netherlands Ronald Vink
 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
6 6    

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ itftennis.com Australien open Wheelchair championships preview
  2. ^ Australian open
  3. ^ Australian Open Wheelchair results beta.ITFtennis.com
  4. ^ Results Men Wheelchair Doubles www.australianopen.com