2012 Guangzhou International Women's Open

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2012 Guangzhou International Women's Open
Date:   September 17 – September 23
Edition:   9th
Category:   WTA International
Surface:   Hard
Location:   Guangzhou, China
Champions
Singles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Doubles
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn / China Zhang Shuai
Guangzhou International Women's Open
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The 2012 Guangzhou International Women's Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 9th edition of the Guangzhou International Women's Open, and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place in Guangzhou, China, from September 17 through September 23, 2012.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

It was the second title of the year and the second of her career for Hsieh. It was the first tour level final of her career for Robson.

Doubles[edit]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 FRA Marion Bartoli 10 1
 CHN Zheng Jie 23 2
 ROU Sorana Cîrstea 32 3
 POL Urszula Radwańska 40 4
 RSA Chanelle Scheepers 44 5
 ROU Monica Niculescu 47 6
 CHN Peng Shuai 48 7
 FRA Alizé Cornet 49 8
  • 1 Seeds are based on the rankings of September 10, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as lucky loser:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUS Jarmila Gajdošová  ROU Monica Niculescu 74 1
 TPE Chan Hao-ching  TPE Chan Yung-jan 106 2
 THA Tamarine Tanasugarn  CHN Zhang Shuai 120 3
 RUS Nina Bratchikova  RUS Alla Kudryavtseva 143 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 10, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

External links[edit]