2012 Challenge Bell

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2012 Challenge Bell
Date September 11 – September 17
Edition 20th
Category WTA International
Draw 32S (32Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize money $220,000
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location Quebec City, Canada
Venue PEPS de l'Université Laval
Champions
Singles
Belgium Kirsten Flipkens
Doubles
Germany Tatjana Malek / France Kristina Mladenovic

The 2012 Challenge Bell was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 20th edition of the Challenge Bell, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place at the PEPS de l'Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, from September 11 through September 17, 2012.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 280 200 130 70 30 1 16 10 6 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $37,000 $19,000 $10,200 $5,340 $2,950 $1,725 $860 $460 $265
Doubles2 $11,000 $5,750 $3,100 $1,650 $860 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1 Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money
2 Per team

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 14 1
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 29 2
 GER Mona Barthel 35 3
 CAN Aleksandra Wozniak 48 4
  SUI Romina Oprandi 56 5
 CZE Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 60 6
 CRO Petra Martić 64 7
 CZE Lucie Hradecká 69 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 27, 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 player received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 POL Alicja Rosolska  GBR Heather Watson 120 1
 LAT Līga Dekmeijere  CRO Petra Martić 125 2
 GER Tatjana Malek  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 151 3
 USA Lindsay Lee-Waters  USA Megan Moulton-Levy 175 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 27, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Belgium Kirsten Flipkens def. Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká, 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Flipkens' only title of the year and the 1st of her career.

Doubles[edit]

Germany Tatjana Malek / France Kristina Mladenovic def. Poland Alicja Rosolska / United Kingdom Heather Watson, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(6–8), [10–7]

  • It was Malek's only title of the year and the 1st of her career. It was Mladenovic's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of her career.

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