2012 Brasil Open

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2012 Brasil Open
Date February 13–February 19
Edition 12th
Category ATP World Tour 250
Spain Nicolás Almagro
United States Eric Butorac / Brazil Bruno Soares
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The 2012 Brasil Open was a tennis tournament played on indoor clay courts. It was the 12th edition of the event known as the Brasil Open, and was part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour. It took place from February 13 through February 19, 2012, in São Paulo, Brazil for the first time, since the previous tournaments were held in Costa do Sauípe, Brazil. The competition was also moved from an outdoor event to indoors and was played at the Complexo Desportivo Constâncio Vaz Guimarães.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Rank Seed
 ESP Nicolás Almagro 11 1
 FRA Gilles Simon 12 2
 ESP Fernando Verdasco 26 3
 BRA Thomaz Bellucci 38 4
 ARG Carlos Berlocq 44 5
 ESP Juan Carlos Ferrero 48 6
 ESP Albert Montañés 52 7
 ESP Albert Ramos 66 8
  • Seeds are based on Rankings as of February 6, 2012.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:


Doubles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Eric Butorac  BRA Bruno Soares 47 1
 ITA Daniele Bracciali  ITA Potito Starace 92 2
 COL Juan Sebastián Cabal  COL Robert Farah 97 3
 SVK Michal Mertiňák  BRA André Sá 114 4
  • Rankings are as of February 6, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:



Spain Nicolás Almagro def. Italy Filippo Volandri, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

  • It was Almagro's 1st title of the year and 11th of his career. It was his 3rd win at the event, also winning in 2008 and 2011.


United States Eric Butorac / Brazil Bruno Soares def. Slovakia Michal Mertiňák / Brazil André Sá, 3–6, 6–4, [10–8]


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