2012 Family Circle Cup

The 2012 Family Circle Cup was a women's tennis event in the 2012 WTA Tour. It took place from March 31 to April 8, 2012. It was the 40th edition of the tournament and a Premier level tournament. The event was hosted at the Family Circle Tennis Center, on Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was the only event of the Clay courts season played on green clay. The total prize money offered at this tournament was US$749,160[1]

2012 Family Circle Cup
DateMarch 31 – April 8
Edition40th
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SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationCharleston, South Carolina, United States
VenueFamily Circle Tennis Center
Attendance87,972
Champions
Singles
United States Serena Williams
Doubles
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova /
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
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Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 4 1
  AUS Samantha Stosur 5 2
  FRA Marion Bartoli 7 3
  RUS Vera Zvonareva 9 4
  USA Serena Williams 11 5
  GER Sabine Lisicki 13 6
  SRB Jelena Janković 15 7
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 21 8
  CZE Lucie Šafářová 25 9
  ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 27 10
  USA Christina McHale 32 11
  BEL Yanina Wickmayer 33 12
  RUS Nadia Petrova 35 13
  SLO Polona Hercog 38 14
  RSA Chanelle Scheepers 42 15
  AUS Jarmila Gajdošová 45 16
  NZL Marina Erakovic 49 17
  • 1 Rankings as of March 19, 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 losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Liezel Huber   USA Lisa Raymond 3 1
  CZE Květa Peschke   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 7 2
  IND Sania Mirza   RUS Elena Vesnina 15 3
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 19 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of March 19, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Family Cirlce Cup to Expand Qualifying Draw". familycirclecup.com. p. 1. Retrieved February 5, 2012.

External linksEdit