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Maria Sharapova successfully defended her title, beating Li Na 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–5) in the final, after coming back from a set and 0–4 down and saving a match point in the third set.[1][2]

Women's Singles
2012 Italian Open
ChampionRussia Maria Sharapova
Runner-upChina Li Na
Final score4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 2011 · Italian Open · 2013 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds receive a bye into the second round.

01.     Victoria Azarenka (Third Round, withdrew because of a shoulder injury)
02.     Maria Sharapova (Champion)
03.     Agnieszka Radwańska (Second round)
04.     Petra Kvitová (Quarterfinals)
05.     Samantha Stosur (Third round)
06.     Caroline Wozniacki (Second round, retired)
07.     Marion Bartoli (Second round)
08.     Li Na (Final)
09.     Serena Williams (Semifinal, withdrew due to a lower back injury)
10.     Francesca Schiavone (First round)
11.     Sabine Lisicki (First round)
12.     Angelique Kerber (Semifinals)
13.     Ana Ivanovic (Third round)
14.     Dominika Cibulková (Quarterfinals)
15.     Jelena Janković (First round)
16.     Maria Kirilenko (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
14   Dominika Cibulková 1 64
8   Li Na 6 77
8   Li Na w/o
9   Serena Williams
    Flavia Pennetta 0r
9   Serena Williams 4
8   Li Na 6 4 65
2   Maria Sharapova 4 6 77
12   Angelique Kerber 77 1 6
4   Petra Kvitová 626 1
12   Angelique Kerber 3 4
2   Maria Sharapova 6 6
WC   Venus Williams 4 3
2   Maria Sharapova 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   V Azarenka 6 6
  S Pe'er 77 4 3   S Pe'er 1 2
  S Peng 646 1r1   V Azarenka
  R Vinci 4 6 2 14   D Cibulková w/o
WC   K Knapp 6 2 6 WC   K Knapp 3 6 1
Q   M Lučić 1 2 14   D Cibulková 6 4 6
14   D Cibulková 6 6 14   D Cibulková 1 64
11   S Lisicki 646 3 8   N Li 6 77
  M Erakovic 77 4 6   M Erakovic 7 1 2
  J Gajdošová 4 63   C Scheepers 5 6 6
  C Scheepers 6 77   C Scheepers 632
  I Benešová 6 5 77 8   N Li 77 6
  Y Wickmayer 4 7 65   I Benešová 1 5
8   N Li 6 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   A Radwańska 4 6 1
  P Cetkovská 7 6   P Cetkovská 6 4 6
Q   O Govortsova 5 4   P Cetkovská 0 1
Q   A Chakvetadze 2 6 4   F Pennetta 6 6
Q   S Stephens 6 2 6 Q   S Stephens 2 3
  F Pennetta 6 77   F Pennetta 6 6
16   M Kirilenko 1 62   F Pennetta 0r
9   S Williams 6 6 9   S Williams 4
  G Voskoboeva 2 3 9   S Williams 4 6 6
  N Petrova 6 6   N Petrova 6 2 3
Q   A Hlaváčková 3 3 9   S Williams 6 6
  A Medina Garrigues 6 6   A Medina Garrigues 3 1
  J Zheng 2 1   A Medina Garrigues 6 4
6   C Wozniacki 4 0r

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   M Bartoli 3 1
Q   A Wozniak 1 77 3   J Görges 6 6
  J Görges 6 616   J Görges 4 1
  V King 6 6 12   A Kerber 6 6
  T Pironkova 0 1   V King 3 2
Q   A Rodionova 6 5 2 12   A Kerber 6 6
12   A Kerber 4 7 6 12   A Kerber 77 1 6
15   J Janković 3 6 644   P Kvitová 626 1
  S Cîrstea 6 4 77   S Cîrstea 6 6
  S Arvidsson 6 6   S Arvidsson 3 1
  MJ Martínez Sánchez 3 2   S Cîrstea 2 7 2
  A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6 4   P Kvitová 6 5 6
  K Pervak 2 4   A Pavlyuchenkova 5 4
4   P Kvitová 7 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   S Stosur 6 7
PR   T Bacsinszky 0 0r   S Errani 3 5
  S Errani 6 3 5   S Stosur 4 3
WC   V Williams 6 6 WC   V Williams 6 6
  S Halep 3 4 WC   V Williams 79 6
  E Makarova 6 6   E Makarova 671
10   F Schiavone 3 4 WC   V Williams 4 3
13   A Ivanovic 6 6 2   M Sharapova 6 6
  S Kuznetsova 4 3 13   A Ivanovic 6 6
WC   A Brianti 2 1 Q   S Soler Espinosa 2 1
Q   S Soler Espinosa 6 6 13   A Ivanovic 643
  C McHale 6 6 2   M Sharapova 77 6
  M Niculescu 4 4   C McHale 5 5
2   M Sharapova 7 7

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Carla Suárez Navarro (First round)
  2.   Petra Martić (First round)
  3.   Aleksandra Wozniak (Qualified)
  4.   Silvia Soler Espinosa (Qualified)
  5.   Kateryna Bondarenko (First round, retired)
  6.   Pauline Parmentier (Qualifying competition)
  7.   Hsieh Su-wei (Qualifying competition)
  8.   Anna Tatishvili (First round)
  9.   Gréta Arn (First round)
  10.   Vera Dushevina (Qualifying competition)
  11.   Olga Govortsova (Qualified)
  12.   Varvara Lepchenko (Qualifying competition)
  13.   Johanna Larsson (First round)
  14.   Sloane Stephens (Qualified)
  15.   Mathilde Johansson (First round)
  16.   Jamie Hampton (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Carla Suárez Navarro 4 7 2
  Gisela Dulko 6 5 6
    Gisela Dulko 3 79 4
  Mirjana Lučić 6 676
  Mirjana Lučić 6 6
16   Jamie Hampton 4 2

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Petra Martić 77 3 5
  Andrea Hlaváčková 636 7
    Andrea Hlaváčková 6 1 6
  Paula Ormaechea 4 6 3
  Paula Ormaechea 7 6
15   Mathilde Johansson 5 1

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Aleksandra Wozniak 6 6
  Alla Kudryavtseva 1 1
3   Aleksandra Wozniak 77 4 6
WC   Nastassja Burnett 636 4
WC   Nastassja Burnett 4 6 6
13   Johanna Larsson 6 1 2

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Silvia Soler Espinosa 6 6
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino 4 3
4   Silvia Soler Espinosa 6 6
  Lesya Tsurenko 3 3
  Lesya Tsurenko 6 6
9   Gréta Arn 2 2

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Kateryna Bondarenko 63r
  Anastasia Rodionova 77
  Anastasia Rodionova 6 6
10   Vera Dushevina 2 4
  Chang Kai-chen 3 1
10   Vera Dushevina 6 6

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Pauline Parmentier 6 6
WC   Anastasia Grymalska 2 3
6   Pauline Parmentier 2 1
11   Olga Govortsova 6 6
  Jill Craybas 5 3
11   Olga Govortsova 7 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Hsieh Su-wei 6 6
WC   Alexia Virgili 4 3
7   Hsieh Su-wei 2 4
14   Sloane Stephens 6 6
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5 5
14   Sloane Stephens 7 7

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Anna Tatishvili 4 1
PR   Anna Chakvetadze 6 6
PR   Anna Chakvetadze 6 4 6
12   Varvara Lepchenko 1 6 4
WC   Corinna Dentoni 4 2
12   Varvara Lepchenko 6 6

ReferencesEdit

Specific
  1. ^ "Sharapova lifts trophy in rainy Rome". CNN. 20 May 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Maria Sharapova wins Italian Open crown in Rome". BBC Sport. 20 May 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2017.