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The 2012 Brisbane International was a joint 2012 ATP World Tour and 2012 WTA Tour tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland. Because of its ongoing success, the WTA decided in 2011 to upgrade the event to a Premier event. It was the 4th edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It was held from 1 to 8 January 2012 and was part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

2012 Brisbane International
Date1 – 8 January 2012
Edition4th
SurfaceHard / outdoors
LocationBrisbane, Australia
VenueQueensland Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Andy Murray
Women's Singles
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Men's Doubles
Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
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Contents

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank Seed
  GBR Andy Murray 4 1
  FRA Gilles Simon 12 2
  UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 15 3
  GER Florian Mayer 23 4
  JPN Kei Nishikori 25 5
  CZE Radek Štěpánek 28 6
  AUT Jürgen Melzer 33 7
  AUS Bernard Tomic 42 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:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  BLR Max Mirnyi   CAN Daniel Nestor 4 1
  AUT Jürgen Melzer   GER Philipp Petzschner 12 2
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 14 3
  PAK Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   CUR Jean-Julien Rojer 16 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank Seed
  AUS Samantha Stosur 6 1
  GER Andrea Petkovic 10 2
  ITA Francesca Schiavone 11 3
  USA Serena Williams 12 4
  BEL Kim Clijsters 13 5
  SRB Jelena Janković 14 6
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 16 7
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 18 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:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RSA Natalie Grandin   CZE Vladimíra Uhlířová 47 1
  CZE Iveta Benešová   CZE Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 51 2
  TPE Hsieh Su-wei   KAZ Galina Voskoboeva 66 3
  ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives   ESP Arantxa Parra Santonja 66 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Andy Murray def   Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Murray's 1st title of the year and 22nd of his career.[1]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Kaia Kanepi def.   Daniela Hantuchová, 6–2, 6–1

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

Men's DoublesEdit

  Max Mirnyi /   Daniel Nestor def.   Jürgen Melzer /   Philipp Petzschner, 6–1, 6–2

Women's DoublesEdit

  Nuria Llagostera Vives /   Arantxa Parra Santonja def.   Raquel Kops-Jones /   Abigail Spears, 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–2)

BroadcastEdit

The 2012 Brisbane International was, for the first time, broadcast live and in full to most states in Australia on digital channel 7Two. In previous years, the event was broadcast only on certain days and often on significant delay on Channel Seven.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andy Murray cruises to Brisbane title and pays tribute to sense of humour and work ethic of new coach Ivan Lendl". Daily Telegraph. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2012.

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