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The 2012 Madrid Masters (also known as the Mutua Madrid Open for sponsorship reasons) was played on outdoor clay courts at the Park Manzanares in Madrid, Spain from 7 – 13 May. It was the 11th edition of the event on the ATP and 4th on the WTA. It was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2012 WTA Tour. This was the first tournament ever to be played on blue clay courts.

2012 Mutua Madrid Open
Date7 – 13 May
Edition11th (men)
4th (women)
SurfaceClay (Blue) / Outdoor
LocationMadrid, Spain
VenuePark Manzanares
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski
Women's Doubles
Italy Sara Errani / Italy Roberta Vinci
← 2011 · Madrid Open · 2013 →

Ion Țiriac, the former Romanian ATP player and now billionaire businessman, is the owner of the tournament.[1]

Contents

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Stage Men's Singles[2] Men's Doubles[2] Women's Singles[3] Women's Doubles[3]
Champion 1000
Runner up 600 700
Semifinals 360 450
Quarterfinals 180 250
Round of 16 90 140
Round of 32 45 10 80 5
Round of 64 10 5
Qualifier 25 30
Qualifying Finalist 16 20
Qualifying 1st round 1

Prize moneyEdit

Stage Men's Singles[4] Men's Doubles[4] Women's Singles[4] Women's Doubles[4]
Champion €585,800 €181,400 €631,000 €199,000
Runner up €287,225 €88,800 €313,000 €100,000
Semifinals €144,560 €44,550 €149,500 €45,000
Quarterfinals €73,510 €22,860 €70,000 €18,975
Round of 16 €38,170 €11,820 €33,000 €9,500
Round of 32 €20,125 €6,240 €17,500 €5,000
Round of 64 €10,865 €8,750
Final round qualifying €2,505 €2,375
First round qualifying €1,275 €1,140

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

 
Federer became the first and currently only man to win a tournament on blue clay.

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SRB Novak Djokovic 1 1
  ESP Rafael Nadal 2 2
   SUI Roger Federer 3 3
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 5 4
  ESP David Ferrer 6 5
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 6
  SRB Janko Tipsarević 8 7
  USA John Isner 10 8
  FRA Gilles Simon 11 9
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 12 10
  ESP Nicolás Almagro 13 11
  FRA Gaël Monfils 14 12
  ESP Feliciano López 16 13
  FRA Richard Gasquet 18 14
  ESP Fernando Verdasco 19 15
  UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 20 16
  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

ATP 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 16 4
  IND Leander Paes   CZE Radek Štěpánek 20 5
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 21 6
  IND Mahesh Bhupathi   IND Rohan Bopanna 27 7
  AUT Jürgen Melzer   GER Philipp Petzschner 33 8
  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  BLR Victoria Azarenka 1 1
  RUS Maria Sharapova 2 2
  CZE Petra Kvitová 3 3
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 4 4
  AUS Samantha Stosur 5 5
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 6 6
  FRA Marion Bartoli 7 7
  CHN Li Na 8 8
  USA Serena Williams 9 9
  RUS Vera Zvonareva 10 10
  ITA Francesca Schiavone 11 11
  GER Angelique Kerber 14 12
  SRB Ana Ivanovic 15 13
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 16 14
  SRB Jelena Janković 17 15
  RUS Maria Kirilenko 19 16
  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Roger Federer defeated   Tomáš Berdych, 3–6, 7–5, 7–5

  • It was Federer's fourth singles title of the year (out of four finals), and the 74th of his career. The win, Federer's third in Madrid after 2006 and 2009, was his second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of the year, and his 20th overall – at the time tying the record of Masters titles co-held by Rafael Nadal.

Women's singlesEdit

  Serena Williams defeated   Victoria Azarenka, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Williams' second singles title of the year, and the 41st of her career – which tied her with Kim Clijsters as second among active players (10th in the Open Era) with the most singles titles. It was Williams' first Premier Mandatory title of the year, and her 12th Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 or Tier I title overall.

Men's doublesEdit

  Mariusz Fyrstenberg /   Marcin Matkowski defeated   Robert Lindstedt /   Horia Tecău, 6–3, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Sara Errani /   Roberta Vinci defeated   Ekaterina Makarova /   Elena Vesnina, 6–1, 3–6, [10–4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Madrid Masters goes bling". tennisworldusa. 8 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b "WTA Tour rules" (PDF). wtatour.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Prize Money BNP Paribas Open 2012" (PDF). bnpparibasopen.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  5. ^ a b http://www.madrid-open.com/en/noticias-tenis-masculino/monaco-baja-en-madrid-ga-lopez-wild-card/
  6. ^ http://www.madrid-open.com/en/noticias-mutua/wild-card-para-albert-montanes/
  7. ^ a b http://www.madrid-open.com/noticias-tenis-masculino/roddick-y-fish-no-estaran-en-madrid/
  8. ^ http://www.madrid-open.com/en/noticias-tenis-masculino/murray-no-estara-en-madrid/
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2012-05-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ a b c d e http://www.madrid-open.com/en/noticias-tenis-femenino/wild-cards-para-el-cuadro-femenino/
  11. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/tennis/story/2012-04-27/andrea-petkovic-out-three-months/54577298/1

External linksEdit