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2012 Apia International Sydney

The 2012 Apia International Sydney was a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament, that was played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 120th edition of the Apia International Sydney and was a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA Premier tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the NSW Tennis Centre in Sydney, Australia, from 8 January to 15 January 2012.

2012 Apia International Sydney
Date8 January – 15 January 2012
Edition120th
Champions
Men's Singles
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
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Due to rain, the Men's Singles and Double's finals had to be rescheduled from the evening of 14 January to the morning of 15 January, the day before the Australian Open was due to begin.[1]

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro[2] 11 1
  USA John Isner 18 2
  FRA Richard Gasquet 19 3
  ESP Feliciano López 20 4
  SRB Viktor Troicki 22 5
  GER Florian Mayer 23 6
  ESP Marcel Granollers 27 7
  CZE Radek Štěpánek 28 8
  RUS Alex Bogomolov Jr. 34 9

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  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011.[3]

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

WithdrawalsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Bob Bryan   USA Mike Bryan 2 1
  BLR Max Mirnyi   CAN Daniel Nestor 6 2
  POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg   POL Marcin Matkowski 28 3
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 28 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki[5] 1 1
  CZE Petra Kvitová[6] 2 2
  BLR Victoria Azarenka 3 3
  CHN Li Na 5 4
  AUS Samantha Stosur 6 5
  RUS Vera Zvonareva 7 6
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 8 7
  FRA Marion Bartoli 9 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  CZE Květa Peschke   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 4 1
  USA Liezel Huber   USA Lisa Raymond 5 2
  ARG Gisela Dulko   ITA Flavia Pennetta 17 3
  RUS Maria Kirilenko   RUS Nadia Petrova 20 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Jarkko Nieminen def.   Julien Benneteau, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was Nieminen's 1st title of the year and 2nd title of his career.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Victoria Azarenka def.   Li Na, 6–2, 1–6, 6–3

  • It was Azarenka's 1st title of the year and 9th of her career. It was her 1st Premier-level title of the year and 3rd of her career.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan def.   Matthew Ebden /   Jarkko Nieminen, 6–1, 6–4

Women's DoublesEdit

  Květa Peschke /   Katarina Srebotnik def.   Liezel Huber /   Lisa Raymond, 6–1, 4–6, [13–11]

ReferencesEdit

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