2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles

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2012 Australian Open
Champion   Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Runner-up   France Nicolas Peifer
Final score   3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
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Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles
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The 2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles[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 was the defending champion, but did not return to defend his title.

Maikel Scheffers won the title, by defeating Nicolas Peifer 3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–0.[3][4]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Netherlands Maikel Scheffers (Champion)
  2. France Stéphane Houdet (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Netherlands Maikel Scheffers 4 6 6  
   Japan Satoshi Saida 6 2 3  
  1  Netherlands Maikel Scheffers 2 7 9  
     Sweden Stefan Olsson 6 5 7  
   Sweden Stefan Olsson 6 6  
  WC  Australia Ben Weekes 1 0    
    1  Netherlands Maikel Scheffers 3 77 6
     France Nicolas Peifer 6 62 0
     France Nicolas Peifer 6 6    
   Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan 3 1    
   France Nicolas Peifer 6 6  
  2  France Stéphane Houdet 4 4    
   Netherlands Ronald Vink 4 79 4
  2  France Stéphane Houdet 6 67 6  

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 Singles www.australianopen.com