2012 Brisbane International

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2012 Brisbane International
Date:   1 – 8 January
Edition:   4th
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Andy Murray
Women's Singles
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Men's Doubles
Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
Brisbane International
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The 2012 Brisbane International was a joint 2012 ATP World Tour and 2012 WTA Tour tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland. Because of its ongoing success, the WTA decided in 2011 to upgrade the event to a Premier event. It was the 4th edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It was held from 1 to 8 January. It was part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 GBR Andy Murray 4 1
 FRA Gilles Simon 12 2
 UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 15 3
 GER Florian Mayer 23 4
 JPN Kei Nishikori 25 5
 CZE Radek Štěpánek 28 6
 AUT Jürgen Melzer 33 7
 AUS Bernard Tomic 42 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 BLR Max Mirnyi  CAN Daniel Nestor 4 1
 AUT Jürgen Melzer  GER Philipp Petzschner 12 2
 SWE Robert Lindstedt  ROU Horia Tecău 14 3
 PAK Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi  CUR Jean-Julien Rojer 16 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank Seed
 AUS Samantha Stosur 6 1
 GER Andrea Petkovic 10 2
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 11 3
 USA Serena Williams 12 4
 BEL Kim Clijsters 13 5
 SRB Jelena Janković 14 6
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 16 7
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 18 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

WTA doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 RSA Natalie Grandin  CZE Vladimíra Uhlířová 47 1
 CZE Iveta Benešová  CZE Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 51 2
 TPE Hsieh Su-wei  KAZ Galina Voskoboeva 66 3
 ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives  ESP Arantxa Parra Santonja 66 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Andy Murray def Ukraine Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Murray's 1st title of the year and 22nd of his career.[1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Estonia Kaia Kanepi def. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová, 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Kanepi's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor def. Austria Jürgen Melzer / Germany Philipp Petzschner, 6–1, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja def. United States Raquel Kops-Jones / United States Abigail Spears, 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–2)

Broadcast[edit]

The 2012 Brisbane International was, for the first time, broadcast live and in full to most states in Australia on digital channel 7Two. In previous years, the event was broadcast only on certain days and often on significant delay on Channel Seven.

References[edit]

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 27°31′30″S 153°0′26″E / 27.52500°S 153.00722°E / -27.52500; 153.00722 (Queensland Tennis Centre)