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2012 China Open – Women's Singles

Agnieszka Radwańska was the defending champion, but lost to Li Na in the quarterfinals. World number one, Victoria Azarenka, won the title, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final, 6–3, 6–1.

Women's Singles
2012 China Open
ChampionBelarus Victoria Azarenka
Runner-upRussia Maria Sharapova
Final score6–3, 6–1
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
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SeedsEdit

  1.   Victoria Azarenka (Champion)
  2.   Maria Sharapova (Final)
  3.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Petra Kvitová (Second round)
  5.   Angelique Kerber (Quarterfinals, retired due to right foot injury)
  6.   Sara Errani (First round, retired due to left thigh injury)
  7.   Li Na (Semifinals)
  8.   Samantha Stosur (Second round)
  9.   Marion Bartoli (Semifinals)
  10.   Caroline Wozniacki (Third round)
  11.   Ana Ivanovic (Third round)
  12.   Dominika Cibulková (First round, retired due to left hip injury)
  13.   Maria Kirilenko (First round)
  14.   Kaia Kanepi (withdrew because of a right heel injury)
  15.   Roberta Vinci (First round)
  16.   Lucie Šafářová (First round)

The four Tokyo semifinalists received a bye into the second round. They are as follows:

DrawEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6
  Romina Oprandi 2 0
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6
9   Marion Bartoli 4 2
    Carla Suárez Navarro 0 6 4
9   Marion Bartoli 6 2 6
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6
2   Maria Sharapova 3 1
7   Li Na 6 6
3   Agnieszka Radwańska 4 2
7   Li Na 4 0
2   Maria Sharapova 6 6
5   Angelique Kerber 0 0r
2   Maria Sharapova 6 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   V Azarenka 6 6
    A Cornet 1 0 1   V Azarenka 6 6
    S Lisicki 6 5 6   S Lisicki 4 2
    A Medina Garrigues 3 7 2 1   V Azarenka 6 6
    M Barthel 1 1 Q   E Vesnina 3 3
Q   E Vesnina 6 6 Q   E Vesnina 77 6
    T Paszek 7 0 78   T Paszek 652
LL   O Govortsova 5 6 661   V Azarenka 6 6
11   A Ivanovic 6 6   R Oprandi 2 0
    C McHale 3 2 11   A Ivanovic 4 7 6
    V Lepchenko 7 6   V Lepchenko 6 5 1
    T Pironkova 5 4 11   A Ivanovic 4 3
    R Oprandi 7 6   R Oprandi 6 6
    U Radwańska 5 2     R Oprandi 7 6
Q   C Giorgi 5 Q   C Giorgi 5 2
6   S Errani 4r

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   P Kvitová 6 6
  D Hantuchová 2 3 4   P Kvitová 3 2
    C Suárez Navarro 6 6   C Suárez Navarro 6 6
PR   T Bacsinszky 4 1     C Suárez Navarro 7 6
    J Janković 6 6   J Janković 5 4
  A Petkovic 2 4     J Janković 6 6
    M Niculescu 6 6   M Niculescu 2 1
16   L Šafářová 2 0   C Suárez Navarro 0 6 4
9   M Bartoli 6 6 9   M Bartoli 6 2 6
Q   B Jovanovski 3 3 9   M Bartoli 6 6
Q   A Morita 6 6 Q   A Morita 4 3
WC   M-T Torró-Flor 3 0 9   M Bartoli 6 77
  V King 711 5 2   J Görges 3 62
  J Görges 697 6     J Görges 77 4 7
8   S Stosur 626 5

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   N Li 6 6
  F Schiavone 2 3  7   N Li 6 6
  N Petrova 1 2
7   N Li 4 6 77
    Y Wickmayer 5 5   S Peng 6 2 63
  S Peng 7 7     S Peng 5 7 6
    Y Shvedova 6 4   Y Shvedova 7 5 2
12   D Cibulková 4 1r 7   N Li 6 6
15   R Vinci 77 642 3   A Radwańska 4 2
Q   L Domínguez Lino 6477 6 Q   L Domínguez Lino 7 6
WC   K Date-Krumm 4 4 Q   L Robson 5 3
Q   L Robson 6 6 Q   L Domínguez Lino 6 1 4
WC   S Zhang 6 6 3   A Radwańska 2 6 6
WC   Q Wang 3 2 WC   S Zhang 2 3
3   A Radwańska 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   A Kerber 6 6
Q   L Arruabarrena Vecino 6 6 Q   L Arruabarrena Vecino 2 0
    J Zheng 2 4 5   A Kerber 6 2 6
    S-w Hsieh 6 6 10   C Wozniacki 1 6 4
WC   S Zheng 2 3     S-w Hsieh 77 630
    C Scheepers 5 78 2 10   C Wozniacki 6577 6
10   C Wozniacki 7 666 5   A Kerber 0 0r
13   M Kirilenko 3 3 2   M Sharapova 6 3
    E Makarova 6 6     E Makarova 656 63
Q   P Hercog 5 6 3 Q   P Hercog 77 3 77
  A Pavlyuchenkova 7 4 0rQ   P Hercog 0 2
  S Arvidsson 2 3 2   M Sharapova 6 6
  S Cîrstea 6 6     S Cîrstea 2 2
  S Halep 5 5 2   M Sharapova 6 6
2   M Sharapova 7 7

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Anna Tatishvili (First round)
  2.   Olga Govortsova (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  3.   Bojana Jovanovski (Qualified)
  4.   Laura Robson (Qualified)
  5.   Tímea Babos (First round)
  6.   Mandy Minella (First round)
  7.   Lourdes Domínguez Lino (Qualified)
  8.   Petra Martić (First round)
  9.   Elena Vesnina (Qualified)
  10.   Pauline Parmentier (Qualifying competition)
  11.   Casey Dellacqua (First round)
  12.   Heather Watson (Qualifying competition)
  13.   Ayumi Morita (Qualified)
  14.   Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová (Withdrew, still competing in Tokyo)
  15.   Johanna Larsson (Qualifying competition)
  16.   Galina Voskoboeva (Qualifying competition)
  17.   Mathilde Johansson (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

  1.   Olga Govortsova

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Anna Tatishvili 4 3  
    Lara Arruabarrena Vecino 6 6  
  Lara Arruabarrena Vecino 7 7  
Alt   Vera Dushevina 5 5  
Alt   Vera Dushevina 6 6  
11   Casey Dellacqua 3 3  

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Olga Govortsova 6 6  
    Sesil Karatantcheva 4 3  
2   Olga Govortsova 2 4  
9   Elena Vesnina 6 6  
WC   Eugenie Bouchard 3 6 1
9   Elena Vesnina 6 2 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Bojana Jovanovski 6 6  
    Silvia Soler Espinosa 1 0  
3   Bojana Jovanovski 3 6 6
16   Galina Voskoboeva 6 4 3
WC   Tang Hao Chen 2 3  
16   Galina Voskoboeva 6 6  

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Laura Robson 6 6  
    Garbiñe Muguruza 3 3  
4   Laura Robson 4 6 6
15   Johanna Larsson 6 2 1
    Julia Cohen 5 1  
15   Johanna Larsson 7 6  

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Tímea Babos 2 5  
    Gréta Arn 6 7  
  Gréta Arn 3 6 0
    Polona Hercog 6 3 6
    Polona Hercog 6 6  
17   Mathilde Johansson 3 4  

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Mandy Minella 2 4  
    Camila Giorgi 6 6  
  Camila Giorgi 5 6 6
12   Heather Watson 7 2 3
WC   Tian Ran 5 2  
12   Heather Watson 7 6  

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Lourdes Domínguez Lino 3 6 6
WC   Wang Yafan 6 3 4
7   Lourdes Domínguez Lino 6 6  
10   Pauline Parmentier 2 4  
    María José Martínez Sánchez 3 63 
10   Pauline Parmentier 6 77  

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Petra Martić 2 2  
    Olga Puchkova 6 6  
  Olga Puchkova 3 3  
13   Ayumi Morita 6 6  
    Eleni Daniilidou 2 2  
13   Ayumi Morita 6 6  

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