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The 2012 Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the 2012 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was a 500 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier event on the 2012 WTA Tour. Both of the events took place at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The women's tournament took place from February 20 to February 25, 2012, while the men's tournament took place from February 27 to March 3, 2012.

2012 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date27 February – 3 March (men)
20 – 25 February (women)[1]
Edition20th (men) / 12th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour 500
WTA Premier event
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
VenueAviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Rohan Bopanna
Women's Doubles
United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond
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Contents

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SRB Novak Djokovic 1 1
   SUI Roger Federer 3 2
  GBR Andy Murray 4 3
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6 4
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 5
  USA Mardy Fish 8 6
  SRB Janko Tipsarević 9 7
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 10 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 20, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  FRA Michaël Llodra   SRB Nenad Zimonjić 11 1
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 17 2
  POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg   POL Marcin Matkowski 24 3
  IND Mahesh Bhupathi   IND Rohan Bopanna 26 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 20, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  BLR Victoria Azarenka 1 1
  CZE Petra Kvitová 3 2
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 4 3
  AUS Samantha Stosur 5 4
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 6 5
  FRA Marion Bartoli 7 6
  ITA Francesca Schiavone 11 7
  SRB Jelena Janković 13 8
  GER Sabine Lisicki 14 9
  • 1 Rankings as of February 13, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Liezel Huber   USA Lisa Raymond 3 1
  IND Sania Mirza   RUS Elena Vesnina 15 2
  SVK Daniela Hantuchová   POL Agnieszka Radwańska 37 3
  ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives   AUS Anastasia Rodionova 50 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 13, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

RetirementsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Roger Federer def.   Andy Murray, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Federer's 2nd title of the year and 72nd of his career. It was his 5th win at Dubai, also winning in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2007.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Agnieszka Radwańska def.   Julia Görges, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Radwańska's 1st title of the year and 8th of her career. It was her 2nd Premier-level tournament of her career and 4th Premier overall.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Mahesh Bhupathi /   Rohan Bopanna def.   Mariusz Fyrstenberg /   Marcin Matkowski, 6–4, 3–6, [10–5]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Liezel Huber /   Lisa Raymond def.   Sania Mirza /   Elena Vesnina, 6–2, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

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