2012 World TeamTennis season

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2012 World TeamTennis season
Regular season
Duration July 9, 2012 – July 28, 2012
Playoffs
Start date September 14, 2012
Eastern Conference Champions Washington Kastles
Western Conference Champions Sacramento Capitals
WTT Finals
Date September 16, 2012
Site Charleston, SC
Champions Washington Kastles
2011   2013

The 2012 World TeamTennis season is the 37th season of the top professional tennis league in the United States. Before the start of the 2012 season, the St. Louis Aces announced they would not compete this year. The Newport Beach Breakers changed their name to the Orange County Breakers.

Competition format[edit]

The 2012 World TeamTennis season included 8 teams, split into two conferences (Eastern and Western). The Eastern Conference and Western Conference had 4 teams each. Each team played a 14 match regular season schedule, with 7 home and 7 away matches. World TeamTennis’s playoff format consisted of the top two teams in each conference playing a semifinal on either September 14 (Eastern Conference) or September 15 (Western Conference), and the winners of each match playing in the final on September 16, 2012.

Standings[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos Team MP W L Perc MB GW GL
1 Washington Kastles 14 14 0 1.000 - 308 220
2 New York Sportimes 14 9 5 0.643 5 290 250
3 Boston Lobsters 14 5 9 0.357 9 251 283
4 Philadelphia Freedoms 14 5 9 0.357 9 250 281
2012 Eastern Conference Playoffs
Western Conference
Pos Team MP W L Perc MB GW GL
1 Orange County Breakers 14 8 6 0.571 - 274 261
2 Sacramento Capitals 14 7 7 0.500 1 278 274
3 Kansas City Explorers 14 4 10 0.286 4 245 291
4 Springfield Lasers 14 4 10 0.286 4 250 286
2012 Western Conference Playoffs

Results table[edit]

Abbreviation and Color Key:
Boston Lobsters - BOS • Kansas City Explorers - KCE • New York Sportimes - NYS • Orange County Breakers - OCB
Philadelphia Freedoms - PHI • Sacramento Capitals - SAC • Springfield Lasers - SPR • Washington Kastles - WAS

Win  • Loss  • Home  • Away

Team Match
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Boston Lobsters SAC PHI WAS SPR WAS OCB KCE NYS NYS PHI NYS PHI OCB SAC
20-14 17-24 19-24 21-15 11-20 19-24 20-19 18-22 22-20 21-13 16-24 17-18 13-21 17-25
Kansas City Explorers SPR OCB SAC SPR NYS PHI BOS SAC OCB WAS SPR SPR WAS NYS
23-16 8-25 21-22 17-16 16-23 16-20 19-20 21-22 22-15 8-25 22-21 17-22 17-22 18-22
New York Sportimes SPR WAS PHI KCE SAC PHI BOS PHI WAS BOS BOS WAS SPR KCE
22-14 18-20 22-16 23-16 17-18 23-16 22-18 19-18 20-21 20-22 24-16 16-21 22-16 22-18
Orange County Breakers WAS KCE SAC SAC SPR BOS OCB WAS KCE SPR SAC SAC BOS PHI
18-22 25-8 14-24 23-20 17-20 24-19 19-23 13-24 15-22 24-17 19-16 21-18 21-13 21-15
Philadelphia Freedoms SAC BOS NYS SPR WAS KCE NYS OCB NYS BOS WAS BOS SAC OCB
16-22 24-17 16-22 21-18 13-22 20-16 16-23 23-19 18-19 13-21 16-21 18-17 21-23 15-21
Sacramento Capitals BOS PHI KCE OCB OCB NYS WAS SPR KCE SPR OCB OCB PHI BOS
14-20 22-16 22-21 24-14 20-23 18-17 19-21 19-20 22-21 16-23 16-19 18-21 23-21 25-17
Springfield Lasers KCE NYS WAS KCE PHI BOS OCB SAC SAC OCB KCE KCE NYS WAS
16-23 14-22 18-20 16-17 18-21 15-21 20-17 20-19 23-16 17-24 21-22 22-17 16-22 14-25
Washington Kastles OCB SPR NYS BOS PHI BOS SAC OCB NYS KCE PHI NYS KCE SPR
22-18 20-18 20-18 24-19 22-13 20-11 21-19 24-13 21-20 25-8 21-16 21-16 22-17 25-14

Playoffs[edit]

Conference Championships WTT Finals
           
1 Washington Kastles 19
2 New York Sportimes 15
Washington Kastles 20
Sacramento Capitals 19
1 Orange County Breakers' 15
2 Sacramento Capitals 25

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