2012 HP Open

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2012 HP Open
Date October 8 – October 14
Edition 4th
Category WTA International tournaments
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Osaka, Japan
Venue Utsubo Tennis Center
United Kingdom Heather Watson
United States Raquel Kops-Jones / United States Abigail Spears

The 2012 HP Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts sponsored by Hewlett-Packard. It was the fourth edition of the HP Open, and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. It was held at the Utsubo Tennis Center in Osaka, Japan, from October 8 through October 14, 2012. Heather Watson won the singles title.




Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUS Samantha Stosur 9 1
 CHN Zheng Jie 22 2
 USA Christina McHale 30 3
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 33 4
 KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 36 5
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 39 6
 RSA Chanelle Scheepers 53 7
 GBR Laura Robson 60 8
  • Rankings are as of October 1, 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 Raquel Kops-Jones  USA Abigail Spears 33 1
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues  CHN Zheng Jie 49 2
 CRO Darija Jurak  HUN Katalin Marosi 98 3
 JPN Kimiko Date-Krumm  GBR Heather Watson 149 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of October 1, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received wildcard into the doubles main draw:


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