2012 Australian Open – Women's Doubles

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2012 Australian Open
Champion   Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Runner-up   Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
Final score   5–7, 6–4, 6–3
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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Main article: 2012 Australian Open

Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta were the defending champions, but lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva in the third round.
The unseeded Russian pair went on to defeat Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3, for the title.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
     Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
 Russia Ekaterina Makarova
3 1  
11  Italy Sara Errani
 Italy Roberta Vinci
6 6  
  11  Italy Sara Errani
 Italy Roberta Vinci
5 7 6  
  7  Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
7 5 1  
3  United States Vania King
 Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
5 2
  7  Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
7 6  
    11  Italy Sara Errani
 Italy Roberta Vinci
7 4 3
     Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
 Russia Vera Zvonareva
5 6 6
     Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
 Romania Monica Niculescu
5 3  
   Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
 Russia Vera Zvonareva
7 6  
     Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
 Russia Vera Zvonareva
77 2 6
  6  India Sania Mirza
 Russia Elena Vesnina
64 6 4  
6  India Sania Mirza
 Russia Elena Vesnina
6 5 78
  2  United States Liezel Huber
 United States Lisa Raymond
3 7 66  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1  Czech Republic K Peschke
 Slovenia K Srebotnik
2 6 6  
 Germany A Kerber
 United States C McHale
6 2 2     1  Czech Republic K Peschke
 Slovenia K Srebotnik
2r  
 Serbia B Jovanovski
 Netherlands M Krajicek
61 6 3    Russia A Kudryavtseva
 Russia E Makarova
3  
 Russia A Kudryavtseva
 Russia E Makarova
77 4 6        Russia A Kudryavtseva
 Russia E Makarova
7 6  
 Slovenia P Hercog
 China J Zheng
6 6        Slovenia P Hercog
 China J Zheng
5 4  
 France M Johansson
 France P Parmentier
2 2      Slovenia P Hercog
 China J Zheng
6 6
 Sweden S Arvidsson
 Sweden J Larsson
5 3   16  Russia V Dushevina
 Israel S Pe'er
2 2  
16  Russia V Dushevina
 Israel S Pe'er
7 6        Russia A Kudryavtseva
 Russia E Makarova
3 1
11  Italy S Errani
 Italy R Vinci
6 6       11  Italy S Errani
 Italy R Vinci
6 6
WC  Australia T Patterson
 Australia S Sanders
0 0     11  Italy S Errani
 Italy R Vinci
4 6 6  
 Australia An Rodionova
 Australia Ar Rodionova
6 6    Australia An Rodionova
 Australia Ar Rodionova
6 4 3  
WC  Australia S Peers
 Australia I Holland
2 1       11  Italy S Errani
 Italy R Vinci
6 6
 China S Peng
 Italy F Schiavone
6 2r       8  Slovakia D Hantuchová
 Poland A Radwańska
4 2  
 Austria T Paszek
 Germany J Wöhr
3 5      Austria T Paszek
 Germany J Wöhr
0 0
 Georgia (country) A Tatishvili
 Belarus A Yakimova
1 0   8  Slovakia D Hantuchová
 Poland A Radwańska
6 6  
8  Slovakia D Hantuchová
 Poland A Radwańska
6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3  United States V King
 Kazakhstan Y Shvedova
1 6 6  
 Germany K Barrois
 Germany A-L Grönefeld
6 3 1     3  United States V King
 Kazakhstan Y Shvedova
6 6  
Alt  Latvia L Dekmeijere
 Russia M Kondratieva
4 1   WC  Australia S Jones
 Australia B Bobusic
1 0  
WC  Australia S Jones
 Australia B Bobusic
6 6       3  United States V King
 Kazakhstan Y Shvedova
6 2 6  
 Germany M Barthel
 United Kingdom A Keothavong
4 77 5        Croatia P Martić
 France K Mladenovic
2 6 2  
 Croatia P Martić
 France K Mladenovic
6 63 7      Croatia P Martić
 France K Mladenovic
61 7 6
 Japan K Date-Krumm
 China S Zhang
2 1   14  Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh
 Kazakhstan G Voskoboeva
77 5 3  
14  Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh
 Kazakhstan G Voskoboeva
6 6       3  United States V King
 Kazakhstan Y Shvedova
5 2
10  Czech Republic I Benešová
 Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová
6 6       7  Czech Republic A Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic L Hradecká
7 6
 Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova
 Ukraine M Koryttseva
4 1     10  Czech Republic I Benešová
 Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová
4 6 5  
 Kazakhstan K Pervak
 United States S Stephens
64 4    Japan R Fujiwara
 Japan A Morita
6 3 7  
 Japan R Fujiwara
 Japan A Morita
77 6        Japan R Fujiwara
 Japan A Morita
3 6 2
 Czech Republic P Cetkovská
 France S Foretz Gacon
6 6       7  Czech Republic A Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic L Hradecká
6 3 6  
WC  Australia M Adamczak
 Australia O Rogowska
4 3      Czech Republic P Cetkovská
 France S Foretz Gacon
5 3
 Slovakia M Rybáriková
 Czech Republic K Zakopalová
2 5   7  Czech Republic A Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic L Hradecká
7 6  
7  Czech Republic A Hlaváčková
 Czech Republic L Hradecká
6 7  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
5  Russia M Kirilenko
 Russia N Petrova
6 4 6  
 Thailand T Tanasugarn
 Spain L Domínguez Lino
2 6 1     5  Russia M Kirilenko
 Russia N Petrova
6 6  
 Poland K Jans-Ignacik
 Poland U Radwańska
6 7    Poland K Jans-Ignacik
 Poland U Radwańska
1 1  
WC  Australia D Jeflea
 Australia V Rajicic
4 5       5  Russia M Kirilenko
 Russia N Petrova
0r  
 Romania S Halep
 Netherlands A Rus
4 4        Romania I-C Begu
 Romania M Niculescu
3  
 Romania I-C Begu
 Romania M Niculescu
6 6      Romania I-C Begu
 Romania M Niculescu
6 4 6
 Romania S Cîrstea
 Czech Republic L Šafářová
6 4 4   9  South Africa N Grandin
 Czech Republic V Uhlířová
1 6 3  
9  South Africa N Grandin
 Czech Republic V Uhlířová
2 6 6        Romania I-C Begu
 Romania M Niculescu
5 3
15  United States R Kops-Jones
 United States A Spears
1 6 3        Russia S Kuznetsova
 Russia V Zvonareva
7 6
 Germany J Görges
 Estonia K Kanepi
6 4 6      Germany J Görges
 Estonia K Kanepi
0 3  
 Russia S Kuznetsova
 Russia V Zvonareva
77 6    Russia S Kuznetsova
 Russia V Zvonareva
6 6  
 France A Cornet
 Belarus O Govortsova
64 4        Russia S Kuznetsova
 Russia V Zvonareva
3 6 77
 Spain S Soler-Espinosa
 Spain C Suárez Navarro
6 77       4  Argentina G Dulko
 Italy F Pennetta
6 3 64  
 Chinese Taipei C-j Chuang
 New Zealand M Erakovic
3 62      Spain S Soler-Espinosa
 Spain C Suárez Navarro
2 2
 United States I Falconi
 Canada R Marino
6 4 4   4  Argentina G Dulko
 Italy F Pennetta
6 6  
4  Argentina G Dulko
 Italy F Pennetta
3 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
6  India S Mirza
 Russia E Vesnina
6 6  
 Greece E Daniilidou
 Russia A Panova
0 2     6  India S Mirza
 Russia E Vesnina
7 7  
 Czech Republic E Birnerová
 Italy A Brianti
6 6    Czech Republic E Birnerová
 Italy A Brianti
5 5  
WC  Australia S Bengson
 Australia T Calderwood
4 4       6  India S Mirza
 Russia E Vesnina
7 6  
WC  Australia A Barty
 United Kingdom L Robson
6 2 3       12  Australia J Gajdošová
 United States B Mattek-Sands
5 3  
 Slovakia D Cibulková
 United States J Craybas
3 6 6      Slovakia D Cibulková
 United States J Craybas
7 3 3
 Russia N Bratchikova
 Croatia D Jurak
6 3 2   12  Australia J Gajdošová
 United States B Mattek-Sands
5 6 6  
12  Australia J Gajdošová
 United States B Mattek-Sands
4 6 6       6  India S Mirza
 Russia E Vesnina
6 5 78
13  Spain N Llagostera Vives
 Spain A Parra Santonja
2 6 6       2  United States L Huber
 United States L Raymond
3 7 66
 Australia C Dellacqua
 South Africa C Scheepers
6 4 4     13  Spain N Llagostera Vives
 Spain A Parra Santonja
5 4  
 Slovenia A Klepač
 Poland A Rosolska
78 7    Slovenia A Klepač
 Poland A Rosolska
7 6  
 Ukraine K Bondarenko
 Australia J Dokić
66 5        Slovenia A Klepač
 Poland A Rosolska
2 1
 Romania A Dulgheru
 France V Razzano
6 6       2  United States L Huber
 United States L Raymond
6 6  
 Hungary G Arn
 Ukraine O Savchuk
4 0      Romania A Dulgheru
 France V Razzano
0 0
 Spain A Medina Garrigues
 Russia A Pavlyuchenkova
3 1   2  United States L Huber
 United States L Raymond
6 6  
2  United States L Huber
 United States L Raymond
6 6  

References[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com