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2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles

The 2012 Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles[1][2] is a tennis tournament featuring 8 paraplegic men tennis players, which is part of the NEC Tour. The tournament takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, from 25 January to 28 January 2012, it is the 10th edition of the Australian Open men's wheelchair event and the first Grand Slam event of 2012. The tournament is played on Plexicushion Prestige AO hard courts, which is rated a medium-fast pace by the ITF. The competition is organised by the International Tennis Federation and Tennis Australia.

Wheelchair Men's Singles
2012 Australian Open
and the Australian Open – Wheelchair Men's Singles
ChampionNetherlands Maikel Scheffers
Runner-upFrance Nicolas Peifer
Final score3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–0
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Shingo Kunieda was the defending champion, but did not return to defend his title.

Maikel Scheffers won the title, by defeating Nicolas Peifer 3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–0.[3][4]

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Maikel Scheffers (Champion)
  2.   Stéphane Houdet (Semifinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Maikel Scheffers 4 6 6
    Satoshi Saida 6 2 3
1   Maikel Scheffers 2 7 9
    Stefan Olsson 6 5 7
    Stefan Olsson 6 6  
WC   Ben Weekes 1 0  
1   Maikel Scheffers 3 77 6
    Nicolas Peifer 6 620
    Nicolas Peifer 6 6  
    Robin Ammerlaan 3 1  
    Nicolas Peifer 6 6  
2   Stéphane Houdet 4 4  
    Ronald Vink 4 79 4
2   Stéphane Houdet 6 676

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "itftennis.com Australien open Wheelchair championships preview". Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  2. ^ Australian open
  3. ^ Australian Open Wheelchair results Archived 2012-01-26 at the Wayback Machine beta.ITFtennis.com
  4. ^ Results Men Wheelchair Singles www.australianopen.com