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The 2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters was a tennis tournament for male professional players, played from 16 April through 22 April 2012, on outdoor clay courts. It was the 106th edition of the annual Monte Carlo Masters tournament, which was sponsored by Rolex for the fourth time. It took place at the Monte Carlo Country Club in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, near Monte Carlo, Monaco.

2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
Date16 – 22 April
Edition106th
SurfaceClay
LocationRoquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
VenueMonte Carlo Country Club
Champions
Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
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Points and prize moneyEdit

 
Nadal during the finals

PointsEdit

Because the Monte Carlo Masters is the non-mandatory Masters 1000 event, special rules regarding points distribution are in place. The Monte Carlo Masters counts as one of a player's 500 level tournaments, while distributing Masters 1000 points.[2]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Singles[3] 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Doubles[3] 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize MoneyEdit

Stage Men's Singles Men's Doubles
Champion € 460,260 € 142,500
Runner up € 225,680 € 69,780
Semifinals € 113,580 € 35,000
Quarterfinals € 57,775 € 17,970
Round of 16 € 30,000 € 9,290
Round of 32 € 15,810 € 4,900
Round of 64 € 8,535
Qualifying Final Round € 1,965
Qualifying First round € 1,000

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SRB Novak Djokovic 1 1
  ESP Rafael Nadal 2 2
  GBR Andy Murray 4 3
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 5 4
  ESP David Ferrer 6 5
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 6
  SRB Janko Tipsarević 8 7
  ESP Nicolás Almagro 12 8
  FRA Gilles Simon 13 9
  ESP Feliciano López 15 10
  ARG Juan Mónaco 16 11
  JPN Kei Nishikori 18 12
  ESP Fernando Verdasco 19 13
  GER Florian Mayer 20 14
  AUT Jürgen Melzer 21 15
  UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 22 16
  • Rankings and seedings are as of April 9, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry via qualifying:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Bob Bryan   USA Mike Bryan 2 1
  BLR Max Mirnyi   CAN Daniel Nestor 6 2
  FRA Michaël Llodra   SRB Nenad Zimonjić 11 3
  POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg   POL Marcin Matkowski 18 4
  IND Leander Paes   CZE Radek Štěpánek 21 5
  IND Mahesh Bhupathi   IND Rohan Bopanna 23 6
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 23 7
  CZE František Čermák   SVK Filip Polášek 42 8
  • Rankings are as of April 9, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Monte Carlo Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ Ranking points
  3. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Les wilds cards attribuées". Archived from the original on 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
  5. ^ Bubba's buddy Isner to pull out of Monte Carlo

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