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2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters – Singles

The 2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters was a tennis tournament played at the Monte Carlo Country Club, in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, near Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tournament was part of the 2012 ATP World Tour and was played on outdoor clay courts. Rafael Nadal was the seven-time defending champion of the singles event having won this event in 2011 and successfully defended his title by beating Novak Djokovic 6–3, 6–1 in the final. Nadal's victory was his eighth consecutive Monte-Carlo Masters singles title, having won this event in the past from 2005 to 2011. Nadal became the first man in the open era to win a tournament eight consecutive times.

Singles
2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
ChampionSpain Rafael Nadal
Runner-upSerbia Novak Djokovic
Final score6–3, 6–1
Details
Draw64 (7Q / 4WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles Doubles
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Contents

SeedsEdit

Top 8 seeds received a bye into the second round.

01.    Novak Djokovic (Final)
02.    Rafael Nadal (Champion)
03.    Andy Murray (Quarterfinals)
04.    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Quarterfinals)
05.    David Ferrer (Second round)
06.    Tomáš Berdych (Semifinals)
07.    Janko Tipsarević (Third round)
08.    Nicolás Almagro (Third round)
09.    Gilles Simon (Semifinals)
10.    Feliciano López (First round)
11.    Juan Mónaco (First round, retired because of a right ankle injury)
12.    Kei Nishikori (Third round)
13.    Fernando Verdasco (Third round)
14.    Florian Mayer (First round)
15.    Jürgen Melzer (Second round)
16.    Alexandr Dolgopolov (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Novak Djokovic 6 6
  Robin Haase 4 2
1   Novak Djokovic 4 6 6
6   Tomáš Berdych 6 3 2
3   Andy Murray 77 2 3
6   Tomáš Berdych 646 6
1   Novak Djokovic 3 1
2   Rafael Nadal 6 6
9   Gilles Simon 7 6
4   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 5 4
9   Gilles Simon 3 4
2   Rafael Nadal 6 6
  Stanislas Wawrinka 5 4
2   Rafael Nadal 7 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   N Djokovic 6 6
Q   V Hănescu 3 1   A Seppi 1 4
  A Seppi 6 6 1   N Djokovic 2 6 6
  B Tomic 6 6 16   A Dolgopolov 6 1 4
  D Istomin 4 3   B Tomic 2 7 1
  JI Chela 2 2 16   A Dolgopolov 6 5 6
16   A Dolgopolov 6 6 1   N Djokovic 6 6
11   J Mónaco 5 6 3r   R Haase 4 2
  R Haase 7 0 2   R Haase 6 6
  M Llodra 5 3   F Fognini 4 4
  F Fognini 7 6   R Haase 6 6
  T Bellucci 6 6   T Bellucci 2 3
  K Anderson 4 4   T Bellucci 6 6
5   D Ferrer 3 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   A Murray 6 6
  V Troicki 6 6   V Troicki 0 3
WC   J-R Lisnard 3 1 3   A Murray 6
  J Benneteau 6 3 6   J Benneteau 5r
  M Granollers 3 6 2   J Benneteau 6 6
  Ł Kubot 2 5 15   J Melzer 4 3
15   J Melzer 6 7 3   A Murray 77 2 3
12   K Nishikori 6 7 6   T Berdych 646 6
  A Ramos 2 5 12   K Nishikori 6 6
  D Young 0 1 WC   P-H Mathieu 4 2
WC   P-H Mathieu 6 6 12   K Nishikori 6 2 4
Q   S Bolelli 3 4 6   T Berdych 2 6 6
  M Čilić 6 6   M Čilić 631
6   T Berdych 77 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   J Tipsarević 6 6
  M Raonic 2 6 3   A Montañés 2 3
  A Montañés 6 3 6 7   J Tipsarević 0 6 1
  M Youzhny 1 3 9   G Simon 6 4 6
Q   F Gil 6 6 Q   F Gil 3 0
WC   B Balleret 3 2 9   G Simon 6 6
9   G Simon 6 6 9   G Simon 7 6
13   F Verdasco 4 6 7 4   J-W Tsonga 5 4
  O Rochus 6 2 5 13   F Verdasco 3 6 6
  I Ljubičić 0 3   I Dodig 6 3 1
  I Dodig 6 6 13   F Verdasco 672
  P Kohlschreiber 6 6 4   J-W Tsonga 79 6
Q   G Rufin 4 4   P Kohlschreiber 2 4
4   J-W Tsonga 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   N Almagro 77 6
  C Berlocq 2r WC   P Starace 631
WC   P Starace 4 8   N Almagro 3 3
Q   F Delbonis 6 4 2   S Wawrinka 6 6
  P Andújar 3 6 6   P Andújar 5 3
  S Wawrinka 6 6   S Wawrinka 7 6
10   F López 1 4   S Wawrinka 5 4
14   F Mayer 6 1 3 2   R Nadal 7 6
Q   M Kukushkin 3 6 6 Q   M Kukushkin 710 2 6
Q   A Giannessi 5 3   F Volandri 686 2
  F Volandri 7 6 Q   M Kukushkin 1 1
  R Štěpánek 3 63 2   R Nadal 6 6
  J Nieminen 6 77   J Nieminen 4 3
2   R Nadal 6 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Steve Darcis (Qualifying Competition)
  2.   Mikhail Kukushkin (Qualified)
  3.   Sergiy Stakhovsky (First Round)
  4.   Leonardo Mayer (First Round)
  5.   Édouard Roger-Vasselin (Qualifying Competition)
  6.   Lukáš Rosol (First Round)
  7.   Tobias Kamke (First Round)
  8.   Frederico Gil (Qualified)
  9.   Grigor Dimitrov (Qualifying Competition)
  10.   Adrian Ungur (Qualifying Competition)
  11.   Daniel Gimeno-Traver (Qualifying Competition)
  12.   Matthias Bachinger (Qualifying Competition)
  13.   Victor Hănescu (Qualified)
  14.   Simone Bolelli (Qualified)

QualifiersEdit

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Steve Darcis 6 1
WC   Sebastien Couberes 2 0r
1   Steve Darcis 3 6 65
8   Frederico Gil 6 3 77
  Arnau Brugués-Davi 6 655
8   Frederico Gil 1 77 7

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Mikhail Kukushkin 6 6
  Arnaud Clément 2 2
2   Mikhail Kukushkin 6 7
9   Grigor Dimitrov 4 5
WC   Thomas Drouet 1 3
9   Grigor Dimitrov 6 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Sergiy Stakhovsky 2 77 0
  Alessandro Giannessi 6 646
  Alessandro Giannessi 6 77
11   Daniel Gimeno-Traver 1 62
  Iñigo Cervantes 4 77 2
11   Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6 656

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Leonardo Mayer 654
  Federico Delbonis 77 6
  Federico Delbonis 6 6
10   Adrian Ungur 4 1
WC   Guillaume Couillard 4 2
10   Adrian Ungur 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6 7
  Daniel Muñoz-de la Nava 2 5
5   Édouard Roger-Vasselin 77 2 5
14   Simone Bolelli 646 7
  Sergei Bubka 2 4
14   Simone Bolelli 6 6

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Lukáš Rosol 6377 3
  Guillaume Rufin 77 636
  Guillaume Rufin 1 6 6
12   Matthias Bachinger 6 3 3
  Stéphane Robert 1 3
12   Matthias Bachinger 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Tobias Kamke 6 5 4
  Michael Berrer 3 7 6
  Michael Berrer 1 4
13   Victor Hănescu 6 6
WC   Thomas Oger 3 4
13   Victor Hănescu 6 6

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