2012 Dubai Tennis Championships

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2012 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date:   27 February – 3 March (men)
20 – 25 February (women)[1]
Edition:   20th (men) / 12th (women)
Category:   ATP World Tour 500
WTA Premier event
Location:   Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Venue:   Aviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Rohan Bopanna
Women's Doubles
United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond
Dubai Tennis Championships
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The 2012 Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the 2012 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was a 500 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier event on the 2012 WTA Tour. Both of the events took place at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The women's tournament took place from February 20 to February 25, 2012, while the men's tournament took place from February 27 to March 3, 2012.

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 SRB Novak Djokovic 1 1
  SUI Roger Federer 3 2
 GBR Andy Murray 4 3
 FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6 4
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 5
 USA Mardy Fish 8 6
 SRB Janko Tipsarević 9 7
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro 10 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 20, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Retirements[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 FRA Michaël Llodra  SRB Nenad Zimonjić 11 1
 SWE Robert Lindstedt  ROU Horia Tecău 17 2
 POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg  POL Marcin Matkowski 24 3
 IND Mahesh Bhupathi  IND Rohan Bopanna 26 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 20, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 BLR Victoria Azarenka 1 1
 CZE Petra Kvitová 3 2
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 4 3
 AUS Samantha Stosur 5 4
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 6 5
 FRA Marion Bartoli 7 6
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 11 7
 SRB Jelena Janković 13 8
 GER Sabine Lisicki 14 9
  • 1 Rankings as of February 13, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky loser:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 3 1
 IND Sania Mirza  RUS Elena Vesnina 15 2
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 37 3
 ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives  AUS Anastasia Rodionova 50 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 13, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer def. United Kingdom Andy Murray, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Federer's 2nd title of the year and 72nd of his career. It was his 5th win at Dubai, also winning in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2007.

Women's Singles[edit]

Poland Agnieszka Radwańska def. Germany Julia Görges, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Radwańska's 1st title of the year and 8th of her career. It was her 2nd Premier-level tournament of her career and 4th Premier overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Rohan Bopanna def. Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski, 6–4, 3–6, [10–5]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina, 6–2, 6–1

References[edit]

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