2012 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships

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2012 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date:   1 – 7 October
Edition:   40th
Category:   ATP World Tour 500
Surface:   Hard
Location:   Tokyo, Japan
Champions
Singles
Japan Kei Nishikori
Doubles
Austria Alexander Peya / Brazil Bruno Soares
Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
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The 2012 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 40th edition of the event known this year as the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, and part of the 500 Series of the 2012 ATP World Tour. It was held at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan, from October 1 till October 7, 2012.

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 GBR Andy Murray 3 1
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 6 2
 SRB Janko Tipsarević 9 3
 ARG Juan Mónaco 11 4
 ESP Nicolás Almagro 12 5
 CAN Milos Raonic 15 6
  SWI Stanislas Wawrinka 16 7
 JPN Kei Nishikori 17 8
  • 1 Rankings are based on the rankings of September 24, 2012.[1]

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
 IND Leander Paes  CZE Radek Štěpánek 14 1
 PAK Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi  NED Jean-Julien Rojer 29 2
 MEX Santiago González  USA Scott Lipsky 54 3
 AUT Alexander Peya  BRA Bruno Soares 57 4
  • Rankings are as of September 24, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 player entry list". rakutenopen.com. Tokyo, Japan: Japan Tennis Association. 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 

External links[edit]