2012 Western & Southern Open

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2012 Western & Southern Open
Date:   August 11 – 19
Edition:   111th (men) / 84th (women)
Category:   ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
Surface:   Hard
Location:   Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
China Li Na
Men's Doubles
Sweden Robert Lindstedt / Romania Horia Tecău
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Western & Southern Open
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The 2012 Western and Southern Open (known as such for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 111th edition (for the men) and the 84th (for the women) of the Cincinnati Masters, and was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA Premier 5 tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. The tournament was held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, from August 11 to August 19.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[1] Men's Doubles[1] Women's Singles[2] Women's Doubles[2]
Champion 1000 900
Runner up 600 620
Semifinals 360 395
Quarterfinals 180 225
Round of 16 90 125
Round of 32 45 10 70 1
Round of 64 10 1
Qualifier 25 30
Qualifying Finalist 16 20
Qualifying 1st Round 0 1

Prize money[edit]

Stage Men's Singles[3] Men's Doubles[3] Women's Singles[3] Women's Doubles[3]
Champion $535,600 $165,860 $385,000 $110,000
Runner up $262,610 $81,200 $192,000 $55,000
Semifinals $132,165 $40,730 $96,100 $27,525
Quarterfinals $67,205 $20,910 $45,750 $13,850
Round of 16 $34,900 $10,800 $22,060 $7,000
Round of 32 $18,400 $5,700 $11,300 $3,500
Round of 64 $9,935 $6,100
Final round qualifying $2,290 $2,050
First round qualifying $1,165 $1,080

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The following players were seeded in the main singles draw, following the ATP Rankings of August 6, 2012:

Country Player Ranking Seeds
  SUI Roger Federer 1 1
 SRB Novak Djokovic 2 2
 GBR Andy Murray 4 3
 ESP David Ferrer 5 4
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 5
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro 8 6
 SRB Janko Tipsarević 9 7
 ARG Juan Mónaco 10 8
 USA John Isner 11 9
 USA Mardy Fish 13 10
 FRA Gilles Simon 14 11
 CRO Marin Čilić 15 12
 UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 16 13
 JPN Kei Nishikori 17 14
 GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 18 15
 USA Andy Roddick 20 16

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 BLR Max Mirnyi  CAN Daniel Nestor 2 1
 USA Bob Bryan  USA Mike Bryan 6 2
 POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg  POL Marcin Matkowski 13 3
 SWE Robert Lindstedt  ROU Horia Tecău 21 4
 IND Leander Paes  CZE Radek Štěpánek 21 5
 IND Mahesh Bhupathi  IND Rohan Bopanna 28 6
 ESP Marcel Granollers  ESP Marc López 33 7
 PAK Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi  NED Jean-Julien Rojer 33 8
  • Rankings are as of August 6, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Ranking Seeds
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 3 1
 USA Serena Williams 4 2
 AUS Samantha Stosur 5 3
 CZE Petra Kvitová 6 4
 GER Angelique Kerber 7 5
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 8 6
 ITA Sara Errani 9 7
 FRA Marion Bartoli 10 8
 CHN Li Na 11 9
 SRB Ana Ivanovic 12 10
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 13 11
 RUS Maria Kirilenko 14 12
 SRB Jelena Janković 18 13
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 21 14
 RUS Nadia Petrova 22 15
 CZE Lucie Šafářová 23 16
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 24 17

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

WTA doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 2 1
 ITA Sara Errani  ITA Roberta Vinci 7 2
 USA Vania King  KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 11 3
 RUS Maria Kirilenko  RUS Nadia Petrova 16 4
 CZE Andrea Hlaváčková  CZE Lucie Hradecká 18 5
 ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives  USA María José Martínez Sánchez 37 6
 USA Raquel Kops-Jones  USA Abigail Spears 39 7
 SLO Katarina Srebotnik  CHN Jie Zheng 41 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 6, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Switzerland Roger Federer def. Serbia Novak Djokovic, 6–0, 7–6(9–7)

  • It was Roger Federer's 5th title in Cincinnati making him the only player in history ever to win this tournament five times. Federer won the event without ever dropping serve throughout the entire tournament.[5]

Women's singles[edit]

China Li Na def. Germany Angelique Kerber, 1–6, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Li Na's first title of the year and sixth of her career.

Men's doubles[edit]

Sweden Robert Lindstedt / Romania Horia Tecău def. India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Rohan Bopanna, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká def. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / China Zheng Jie, 6–1, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "WTA Tour rules". wtatour.com. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Prize Money internazionali BNL d'Itlaia 2012". internazionalibnlditalia.com. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Field Getting Finalized Ahead of Opening Weekend". cincytennis. 11 August 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.worldtennismagazine.com/archives/7910

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