2012 Family Circle Cup

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2012 Family Circle Cup
Date:   March 31 – April 8
Edition:   40th
Surface:   Clay courts
Champions
Singles
United States Serena Williams
Doubles
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova /
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Family Circle Cup
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The 2012 Family Circle Cup was a women's tennis event in the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place from March 31 to April 8, 2012. It was the 40th edition of the tournament and a Premier level tournament. The event was hosted at the Family Circle Tennis Center, on Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was the only event of the Clay courts season played on green clay. The total prize money offered at this tournament was US$749,160.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 4 1
 AUS Samantha Stosur 5 2
 FRA Marion Bartoli 7 3
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 9 4
 USA Serena Williams 11 5
 GER Sabine Lisicki 13 6
 SRB Jelena Janković 15 7
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 21 8
 CZE Lucie Šafářová 25 9
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 27 10
 USA Christina McHale 32 11
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 33 12
 RUS Nadia Petrova 35 13
 SLO Polona Hercog 38 14
 RSA Chanelle Scheepers 42 15
 AUS Jarmila Gajdošová 45 16
 NZL Marina Erakovic 49 17
  • 1 Rankings as of March 19, 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 losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 3 1
 CZE Květa Peschke  SLO Katarina Srebotnik 7 2
 IND Sania Mirza  RUS Elena Vesnina 15 3
 CZE Andrea Hlaváčková  CZE Lucie Hradecká 19 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of March 19, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family Cirlce Cup to Expand Qualifying Draw". familycirclecup.com. p. 1. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 

External links[edit]