2012 Bank of the West Classic

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2012 Bank of the West Classic
Date:   July 9–15
Edition:   41st
Category:   WTA Premier
Prize money:   $740,000
Surface:   Hard
Location:   Stanford, United States
Champions
Singles
United States Serena Williams
Doubles
New Zealand Marina Erakovic / United Kingdom Heather Watson
Bank of the West Classic
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The 2012 Bank of the West Classic was a professional tennis tournament played on hard courts. It was the 41st edition of the tournament which was part of the WTA Premier tournaments category of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place in Stanford, United States, on July 9–15, 2012. It was the first event of the 2012 US Open Series.

Singles entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Serena Williams 6 1
 FRA Marion Bartoli 9 2
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 13 3
 SRB Jelena Janković 21 4
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 36 5
 RSA Chanelle Scheepers 43 6
 CRO Petra Martić 45 7
 NZL Marina Erakovic 49 8
 ROU Sorana Cîrstea 52 9
  • 1 Rankings as of June 25, 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 players received entry into the singles main draw as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Retirements[edit]

Doubles entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUS Jarmila Gajdošová  USA Vania King 45 1
 USA Raquel Kops-Jones  USA Abigail Spears 49 2
 RSA Natalie Grandin  CZE Vladimíra Uhlířová 55 3
 TPE Chan Hao-ching  TPE Chan Yung-jan 128 4
  • 1 Rankings as of June 25, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

External links[edit]