2012 BNP Paribas Open

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2012 BNP Paribas Open
Date:   March 5 – March 18
Edition:   37th (ATP) / 24th (WTA)
Category:   World Tour Masters 1000 (ATP)
Premier Mandatory (WTA)
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Indian Wells, California, USA
Venue:   Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
Spain Marc López / Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Doubles
United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond
Indian Wells Masters
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The 2012 BNP Paribas Open (also known as the 2012 Indian Wells Masters) was a professional tennis tournament played at Indian Wells, California in March 2012. It was the 37th edition of the men's event (24th for the women), known as the BNP Paribas Open, and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2012 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States from March 5 through March 18, 2012 and were played on outdoor hard courts.

Events[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Singles champion Roger Federer wins a record 4th title in Indian Wells.
  • Switzerland Roger Federer def. United States John Isner, 7–6(9–7), 6–3
  • It was Federer's 3rd title of the year and 73rd of his career. It was his 4th win at Indian Wells, also winning in 2004, 2005, and 2006. It was his 19th career Masters win, tying the record held by Rafael Nadal.

Women's singles[edit]

  • Belarus Victoria Azarenka def. Russia Maria Sharapova, 6–2, 6–3.
  • It was Azarenka's 4th title of the year and 12th of her career. Azarenka is now 23–0 for the year. It was her 3rd career Premier Mandatory event and 7th Premier overall.

Men's doubles[edit]

Women's doubles[edit]

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[1] Men's Doubles[1] Women's Singles[2] Women's Doubles[2]
Champion 1000
Runner up 600 700
Semifinals 360 450
Quarterfinals 180 250
Round of 16 90 140
Round of 32 45 10 80 5
Round of 64 25 (10) 50 (5)
Round of 128 10 5
Qualifier 16 30
Qualifying Finalist 8 20
Qualifying 1st Round 1

Prize money[edit]

All money is in US dollars

Stage Men's Singles[3] Men's Doubles[3] Women's Singles[3] Women's Doubles[3]
Champion $1,000,000 $241,000 $1,000,000 $241,000
Runner up $500,000 $121,000 $500,000 $121,000
Semifinals $200,000 $55,000 $200,000 $55,000
Quarterfinals $100,000 $27,041 $100,000 $27,041
Round of 16 $43,520 $14,259 $43,520 $14,259
Round of 32 $23,291 $7,632 $23,291 $7,632
Round of 64 $12,725 $12,725
Round of 96 $7,709 $7,709
Final round qualifying $2,296 $2,296
First round qualifying $1,175 $1,175

Players[edit]