2012 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

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Singles
2012 WTA Tour Championships
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upRussia Maria Sharapova
Final score6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles
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Petra Kvitová was the defending champion, but withdrew from the tournament after her first match because of nasopharyngitis.

Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova in straight sets in a rematch of their 2004 final. Williams did not lose a set in the entire tournament, and as of 2019 remains the most recent champion to do so.

Angelique Kerber and Sara Errani made their debut in the event.

Players[edit]

  1. Belarus Victoria Azarenka (Semifinals)
  2. Russia Maria Sharapova (Final)
  3. United States Serena Williams (Champion)
  4. Poland Agnieszka Radwańska (Semifinals)
  5. Germany Angelique Kerber (Round Robin)
  6. Czech Republic Petra Kvitová (Round Robin, withdrew because of nasopharyngitis)
  7. Italy Sara Errani (Round Robin)
  8. China Li Na (Round Robin)

Alternates[edit]

  1. Australia Samantha Stosur (Round Robin, Replaced Kvitová)
  2. France Marion Bartoli (Not Used)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
3 United States Serena Williams 6 6  
4 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 2 1  
3 United States Serena Williams 6 6  
2 Russia Maria Sharapova 4 3  
2 Russia Maria Sharapova 6 6  
1 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 4 2  

Red Group[edit]

Belarus Azarenka United States Williams Germany Kerber China Li RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 4–6, 4–6 6–7(11–13), 7–6(7–2), 6–4 7–6 (7–4), 6–3 2–1 4–3 (57.1%) 40–38 (51.3%) 2
3 United States Serena Williams 6–4, 6–4 6–4, 6–1 7–6(7–2), 6–3 3–0 6–0 (100%) 37–22 (62.7%) 1
5 Germany Angelique Kerber 7–6(13–11), 6–7(2–7), 4–6 4–6, 1–6 4–6, 3–6 0–3 1–6 (14.3%) 29–43 (41.5%) 4
8 China Li Na 6–7(4–7), 3–6 6–7(2–7), 3–6 6–4, 6–3 1–2 2–4 (33.3%) 30–33 (47.6%) 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

White Group[edit]

Russia Sharapova Poland Radwańska Czech Republic Kvitová
Australia Stosur
Italy Errani RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2 Russia Maria Sharapova 5–7, 7–5, 7–5 6–0, 6–3
(w/ Stosur)
6–3, 6–2 3–0 6–1 (85.7%) 43–25 (63.2%) 1
4 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 7–5, 5–7, 5–7 6–3, 6–2
(w/ Kvitová)
6–7(6–8), 7–5, 6–4 2–1 5–3 (62.5%) 48–40 (54.5%) 2
6
9
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Australia Samantha Stosur
(w/ Stosur)
0–6, 3–6
3–6, 2–6
(w/ Kvitová)
(w/ Stosur)
3–6, 6–2, 0–6
0–1
0–2
0–2 (0%)
1–4 (20%)
5–12 (29.4%)
12–26 (31.6%)
X
4
7 Italy Sara Errani 3–6, 2–6 7–6(8–6), 5–7, 4–6 6–3, 2–6, 6–0
(w/ Stosur)
1–2 3–5 (37.5%) 35–40 (46.7%) 3

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

References[edit]

General
  • "TEB-BNP Paribas WTA Championships Istanbul – 2012 Singles Competition" (PDF). wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-10-24.
Specific