2012 New Haven Open at Yale

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2012 New Haven Open at Yale
Date August 17 – August 25
Edition 44th
Category WTA Premier
Surface Hard
Location New Haven, United States
Venue Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond

The 2012 New Haven Open at Yale (New Haven Open at Yale presented by First Niagara for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 44th edition of the New Haven Open at Yale, and was part of the Premier Series of the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, from August 17 through August 25, 2012. It was the last event on the 2012 US Open Series before the 2012 US Open.[1]

Singles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Ranking* Seed
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 3 1
 CZE Petra Kvitová 5 2
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 8 3
 ITA Sara Errani 10 4
 FRA Marion Bartoli 11 5
 SVK Dominika Cibulková 13 6
 RUS Maria Kirilenko 14 7
 CZE Lucie Šafářová 19 8
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 13, 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 entry as lucky loser:


The following players withdrew from the singles main draw:


Doubles main draw entrants[edit]


Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 2 1
 CZE Andrea Hlaváčková  CZE Lucie Hradecká 21 2
 SLO Katarina Srebotnik  CHN Zheng Jie 38 3
 ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives  ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 38 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 13, 2012

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received wildcard into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:




Czech Republic Petra Kvitová defeated Russia Maria Kirilenko, 7–6(11–9), 7–5


United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond defeated Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká, 4–6, 6–0, [10–4]


  1. ^ "New Haven Open Coming Soon". wtnh.com. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "New Haven Open Unveils Field That Includes 4 Of World's Top 10". Hartford Courant. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 

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