2012 Qatar Open

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2012 Qatar Open
Date:   January 2 – January 7
Edition:   20th
Category:   ATP World Tour 250 series
Draw:   32S/16D
Prize money:   $1,024,000
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Doha, Qatar
Champions
Singles
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [1]
Doubles
Slovakia Filip Polášek / Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol [2]
Qatar Open
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The 2012 Qatar Open (also known as 2012 Qatar ExxonMobil Open for sponsorship reasons) was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 20th edition of the Qatar Open, and part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar, from January 2 through January 7, 2012. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the singles title.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated France Gaël Monfils 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Tsonga's 1st title of the year and 8th of his career.

Doubles[edit]

Slovakia Filip Polášek / Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol defeated Germany Christopher Kas / Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber 6–3, 6–4

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

[3][4][5]

Country Player Rank Seed
 ESP Rafael Nadal 2 1
  SUI Roger Federer 3 2
 FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6 3
 FRA Gaël Monfils 15 4
 SRB Viktor Troicki 21 5
 RUS Alex Bogomolov, Jr. 34 6
 RUS Mikhail Youzhny 35 7
 ITA Andreas Seppi 38 8
  • Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wild cards:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Retirements[edit]

The following players retire from the singles main draw:

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 GBR Colin Fleming  GBR Ross Hutchins 76 1
 USA James Cerretani  BEL Dick Norman 94 2
 ITA Daniele Bracciali  ITA Potito Starace 95 3
 UKR Sergiy Stakhovsky  RUS Mikhail Youzhny 107 4
  • Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "ATP – 2012 Doha Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 2012 Doha Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ "Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012 20th Anniversary Announces Player Field". qatartennis.org. Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF). 2011-11-23. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  4. ^ "Official Player Acceptance List" (PDF). qatartennis.org. Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF). 2011-11-22. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  5. ^ "ATP singles rankings, as of November 27, 2011". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. 2011-11-27. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 

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