2012 Farmers Classic

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2012 Farmers Classic
Date July 23 – 29
Edition 86th
Category ATP World Tour 250 series
Draw 28S / 16D
Prize money $638,050
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Los Angeles, USA
Venue Los Angeles Tennis Center
United States Sam Querrey
Belgium Ruben Bemelmans / Belgium Xavier Malisse
← 2011 · Farmers Classic

The 2012 Farmers Classic, presented by Mercedes-Benz, was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Los Angeles. It was the 86th edition of the Los Angeles Open, and was part of the Emirates Airline US Open Series of the 2012 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on the campus of UCLA, from July 23 through July 29, 2012, with total player compensation in excess of $1 million. The events were televised by ESPN2 and the Tennis Channel. During the early rounds, Rhythm & Blues group "The Spinners," and "Sax and the City" performed at the Classic.[1] Sam Querrey from California, fellow American James Blake, France’s Nicolas Mahut and Belgium’s Xavier Malisse, the tournament’s reigning doubles champion, were participants of this year's tournaments.[2]

Querrey, who grew up in nearby Thousand Oaks, defeated Ričardas Berankis for his third Los Angeles title in four years on July 29, 2012. Xavier Malisse teamed up with Ruben Bemelmans this year to win the doubles championship.[3] The 2012 tournament marked the last time an ATP World Tour tournament would be held in Los Angeles.[4][5]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Singles seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 FRA Benoît Paire 47 1
 USA Sam Querrey 55 2
 ARG Leonardo Mayer 64 3
 FRA Nicolas Mahut 66 4
 BEL Xavier Malisse 71 5
 AUS Marinko Matosevic 73 6
 GER Björn Phau 76 7
 USA Brian Baker 79 8
  • 1 Seedings based on the rankings of July 16, 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
 MEX Santiago González  USA Scott Lipsky 68 1
 AUS Colin Ebelthite  GBR Jonathan Marray 129 2
 GBR Jamie Delgado  GBR Ken Skupski 150 3
 AUS Matthew Ebden  GBR Dominic Inglot 153 4
  • Rankings are as of July 16, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:







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