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2012 BNP Paribas Open – Men's Singles

The 2012 BNP Paribas Open was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California, United States from March 5 through March 18, 2012. It was the 39th edition of the BNP Paribas Open, also known as the Indian Wells Masters, and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour. The men's singles draw consisted of 96 players in a 128-player grid that included 32 seeded players. All 32 seeded players received a bye into the second round.

Men's Singles
2012 BNP Paribas Open
ChampionSwitzerland Roger Federer
Runner-upUnited States John Isner
Final score7–6(9–7), 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Novak Djokovic was the defending champion having won the event in 2011 but lost 6–7(7–9), 6–3, 6–7(5–7) to 11th seeded John Isner in the semifinals. Isner's victory over Djokovic meant that he reached his first Masters 1000 final. Roger Federer won a record fourth title at Indian Wells by defeating arch-rival Rafael Nadal 6–3, 6–4 in the semifinals and John Isner 7–6(9–7), 6–3 in the final.

Contents

SeedsEdit

All seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1.   Novak Djokovic (Semifinals)
  2.   Rafael Nadal (Semifinals)
  3.   Roger Federer (Champion)
  4.   Andy Murray (Second round)
  5.   David Ferrer (Third round)
  6.   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fourth round)
  7.   Tomáš Berdych (Fourth round)
  8.   Mardy Fish (Third round)
  9.   Juan Martín del Potro (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Janko Tipsarević (Third round)
  11.   John Isner (Final)
  12.   Nicolás Almagro (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Gilles Simon (Quarterfinals)
  14.   Gaël Monfils (Withdrew because of gastroenteritis)
  15.   Feliciano López (Second round)
  16.   Richard Gasquet (Second round)
  17.   Kei Nishikori (Second round)
  18.   Florian Mayer (Second round)
  19.   Fernando Verdasco (Third round)
  20.   Jürgen Melzer (Second round)
  21.   Alexandr Dolgopolov (Fourth round)
  22.   Juan Mónaco (Third round)
  23.   Stanislas Wawrinka (Third round)
  24.   Marin Čilić (Second round)
  25.   Viktor Troicki (Second round)
  26.   Marcel Granollers (Third round)
  27.   Milos Raonic (Third round)
  28.   Radek Štěpánek (Third round)
  29.   Kevin Anderson (Third round)
  30.   Andy Roddick (Third round)
  31.   Juan Ignacio Chela (Second round)
  32.   Julien Benneteau (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Novak Djokovic 6 6
12   Nicolás Almagro 3 4
1   Novak Djokovic 676 65
11   John Isner 79 3 77
13   Gilles Simon 3 6 5
11   John Isner 6 1 7
11   John Isner 673
3   Roger Federer 79 6
9   Juan Martín del Potro 3 2
3   Roger Federer 6 6
3   Roger Federer 6 6
2   Rafael Nadal 3 4
    David Nalbandian 6 5 4
2   Rafael Nadal 4 7 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   N Djokovic 6 6
Q   A Golubev 6 6 Q   A Golubev 3 2
Q   R de Voest 1 4 1   N Djokovic 6 6
  M Bachinger 4 2 29   K Anderson 2 3
  P Kohlschreiber 6 6   P Kohlschreiber
29   K Anderson w/o
1   N Djokovic 6 656
  P Andújar 0 77 2
18   F Mayer 2 4
  R Haase 2 6 62   P Andújar 6 6
  P Andújar 6 3 77   P Andújar 77 6
  A Ramos 61077 6   A Ramos 654
WC   J Levine 712 642   A Ramos 3 7 6
16   R Gasquet 6 5 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   N Almagro 5 6 6
Q   T Smyczek 614 WC   S Querrey 7 4 4
WC   S Querrey 77 6 12   N Almagro 4 6 77
  S Giraldo 5 6 6   S Giraldo 6 2 62
WC   J Sock 7 0 1   S Giraldo 7 6
17   K Nishikori 5 2
12   N Almagro 6 6
7   T Berdych 4 0
30   A Roddick 4 77 6
  I Karlović 4 2   Ł Kubot 6 653
  Ł Kubot 6 6 30   A Roddick 3 6 2
  A Bogomolov, Jr. 676 637   T Berdych 6 4 6
  S Stakhovsky 79 4 77   S Stakhovsky 77 3 4
7   T Berdych 626 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   A Murray 4 2
  G García-López 78 4 6   G García-López 6 6
  R Machado 666 2   G García-López 4 5
  F Cipolla 1 2   R Harrison 6 7
  R Harrison 6 6   R Harrison 77 6
25   V Troicki 653
  R Harrison 607 1
13   G Simon 77 5 6
23   S Wawrinka 4 6 6
Q   P Lorenzi 6 3 4 WC   R Ginepri 6 4 4
WC   R Ginepri 1 6 6 23   S Wawrinka 4 4
Q   A Delić 6 0 2 13   G Simon 6 6
  D Sela 2 6 6   D Sela 5 78 4
13   G Simon 7 666

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   J Isner 7 6
LL   F Gil 6 666 LL   F Gil 5 3
Q   R Williams 3 78 4 11   J Isner 7 7
Q   V Pospisil 3 2 22   J Mónaco 5 5
  N Mahut 6 6   N Mahut 4 7 3
22   J Mónaco 6 5 6
11   J Isner 6 7
Q   M Ebden 4 5
32   J Benneteau 6 3 2
Q   M Ebden 6 4 6 Q   M Ebden 2 6 6
  I Kunitsyn 1 6 4 Q   M Ebden 6 6
  A Seppi 4 6 6 8   M Fish 3 4
  O Rochus 6 3 4   A Seppi 3 2r
8   M Fish 6 3

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   D Ferrer 6 6
  I Dodig 1 4   G Dimitrov 2 2
  G Dimitrov 6 6 5   D Ferrer 4 3
  Y-h Lu 663   D Istomin 6 6
  D Istomin 78 6   D Istomin 77 677
31   JI Chela 6579 5
  D Istomin 6278 2
9   JM del Potro 77 666
19   F Verdasco 6 6
  C-M Stebe 2 2   R Sweeting 2 2
  R Sweeting 6 6 19   F Verdasco 2 66
Q   M Matosevic 6 6 9   JM del Potro 6 78
Q   R Bemelmans 2 3 Q   M Matosevic 5 2
9   JM del Potro 7 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
LL   B Phau 5 2
  N Davydenko 7 6   N Davydenko 7 6
Q   S Bubka 5 3   N Davydenko
  L Rosol 2 64   T Bellucci w/o
  T Bellucci 6 77   T Bellucci 6 6
20   J Melzer 3 3
  T Bellucci 6 3 4
3   R Federer 3 6 6
27   M Raonic 6 6
  C Berlocq 6 6   C Berlocq 4 2
  B Paire 4 2 27   M Raonic 77 2 4
LL   T Kamke 6 634 3   R Federer 646 6
WC   D Kudla 2 77 6 WC   D Kudla 4 1
3   R Federer 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   J-W Tsonga 4
  M Llodra 6 5 77   M Llodra 1r
  E Gulbis 3 7 636   J-W Tsonga 626 6
  X Malisse 6 6 28   R Štěpánek 77 3 2
Q   B Reynolds 2 4   X Malisse 2 1
28   R Štěpánek 6 6
6   J-W Tsonga 6 5 3
  D Nalbandian 3 7 6
24   M Čilić 6364
  P Starace 640   D Nalbandian 77 77
  D Nalbandian 77 6   D Nalbandian 6 3 6
  B Tomic 6 640 10   J Tipsarević 3 6 3
  G Müller 4 77 6   G Müller 4 2
10   J Tipsarević 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   F López 3 4
  J Chardy 3 4   M Baghdatis 6 6
  M Baghdatis 6 6   M Baghdatis 4 7 4
  D Young 2 6 6521   A Dolgopolov 6 5 6
  S Darcis 6 3 77   S Darcis 715 3 5
21   A Dolgopolov 6136 7
21   A Dolgopolov 3 2
2   R Nadal 6 6
26   M Granollers 6 2 6
  J Nieminen 694   T Haas 3 6 3
  T Haas 711 6 26   M Granollers 1 4
  A Falla 6 674 2   R Nadal 6 6
  L Mayer 2 79 6   L Mayer 1 3
2   R Nadal 6 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Frederico Gil (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  2.   Tobias Kamke (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  3.   Matthew Ebden (Qualified)
  4.   Paolo Lorenzi (Qualified)
  5.   João Souza (First round)
  6.   Igor Andreev (First round)
  7.   Marsel İlhan (First round)
  8.   Björn Phau (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  9.   Vasek Pospisil (Qualified)
  10.   Bobby Reynolds (Qualified)
  11.   Rik de Voest (Qualified)
  12.   Ricardo Mello (First round)
  13.   Jürgen Zopp (Qualifying competition)
  14.   Thomas Schoorel (Qualifying competition)
  15.   Michael Russell (Qualifying competition)
  16.   Marinko Matosevic (Qualified)
  17.   Izak van der Merwe (Qualifying competition)
  18.   Andrey Golubev (Qualified)
  19.   Júlio Silva (First round)
  20.   Arnau Brugués-Davi (First round)
  21.   Rajeev Ram (Qualifying competition)
  22.   Marco Chiudinelli (First round)
  23.   James Ward (First round)
  24.   Ruben Bemelmans (Qualified)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

  1.   Frederico Gil
  2.   Tobias Kamke
  3.   Björn Phau

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

First QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Frederico Gil 6 6
  Alex Kuznetsov 1 1
1   Frederico Gil 4 6 4
24   Ruben Bemelmans 6 3 6
  Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 657 3
24   Ruben Bemelmans 77 5 6

Second QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Tobias Kamke 4 6 6
  Greg Jones 6 2 4
2   Tobias Kamke 3 6 4
  Amer Delić 6 2 6
  Amer Delić 6 77
19   Júlio Silva 2 62

Third QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Matthew Ebden 6 6
  Víctor Estrella 3 2
3   Matthew Ebden 6 6
21   Rajeev Ram 4 3
  Iván Navarro 4 2
21   Rajeev Ram 6 6

Fourth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Paolo Lorenzi 6 6
  Dominik Meffert 2 4
4   Paolo Lorenzi 6 77
WC   Daniel Kosakowski 2 64
WC   Daniel Kosakowski 77 6
22   Marco Chiudinelli 653

Fifth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   João Souza 2 7 65
  Sergei Bubka 6 5 77
  Sergei Bubka 6 3 6
14   Thomas Schoorel 3 6 4
WC   Dennis Novikov 1 67
14   Thomas Schoorel 6 79

Sixth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Igor Andreev 1 6 3
WC   Tim Smyczek 6 1 6
WC   Tim Smyczek 6 6
15   Michael Russell 2 0
WC   Haithem Abid 2 2
15   Michael Russell 6 6

Seventh QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Marsel İlhan 4 4
WC   Rhyne Williams 6 6
WC   Rhyne Williams 77 1 6
13   Jürgen Zopp 616 1
  Mischa Zverev 2 6 1
13   Jürgen Zopp 6 1 6

Eighth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Björn Phau 6 6
  Denis Gremelmayr 0 4
8   Björn Phau 4 4
18   Andrey Golubev 6 6
  Roberto Bautista-Agut 634
18   Andrey Golubev 77 6

Ninth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
9   Vasek Pospisil 7 3 7
  Mathieu Rodrigues 5 6 5
9   Vasek Pospisil 4 6 6
  Maxime Authom 6 4 3
  Maxime Authom 6 6
23   James Ward 1 2

Tenth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
10   Bobby Reynolds 6 6
  Peter Gojowczyk 4 1
10   Bobby Reynolds 4 77 6
  Frank Dancevic 6 624
  Frank Dancevic 6 6
20   Arnau Brugués-Davi 3 0

Eleventh QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
11   Rik de Voest 6 5
  Stefano Galvani 3 1r
11   Rik de Voest 7 6
17   Izak van der Merwe 5 3
  Stéphane Bohli 621
17   Izak van der Merwe 77 6

Twelfth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
12   Ricardo Mello 3 77 0
  Michael Yani 6 656
  Michael Yani 2 2
16   Marinko Matosevic 6 6
  Gastão Elias 2 5
16   Marinko Matosevic 6 7

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