2012 Mercury Insurance Open

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2012 Mercury Insurance Open
Date July 16 – July 22
Edition 32nd
Surface Hard
Location Carlsbad, United States
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
United States Raquel Kops-Jones / United States Abigail Spears
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The 2012 Mercury Insurance Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 3rd edition of the Southern California Open since the tournament left the tour in 2007. It was classified as one of the WTA Premier tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place in Carlsbad, California, United States from July 16 to 22.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Rank1 Seed
 FRA Marion Bartoli 10 1
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 15 2
 SRB Jelena Janković 20 3
 RUS Nadia Petrova 21 4
 USA Christina McHale 28 5
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová 33 6
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 37 7
 RSA Chanelle Scheepers 42 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of July 9, 2012[2]

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 as lucky loser:



Doubles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 2 1
 USA Vania King  RUS Nadia Petrova 19 2
 USA Raquel Kops-Jones  USA Abigail Spears 39 3
 RSA Natalie Grandin  CZE Vladimíra Uhlířová 47 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of July 9, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received wildcard into the doubles main draw:





  1. ^ "La Costa Resort Prepares for Mercury Insurance Open July 14-22". Patch. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mercury Insurance Open players". Mercury Insurance Open. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 

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