2012 Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions – Singles

Ana Ivanovic was the two-time defending champion, but didn't qualify and was not able to compete as a wildcard due to playing in the Fed Cup.

Singles
2012 Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions
ChampionRussia Nadia Petrova
Runner-upDenmark Caroline Wozniacki
Final score6–2, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Second seed Nadia Petrova won the title, defeating top seed Caroline Wozniacki in the final.[1][2] This was Petrova's 13th and final WTA singles title before announcing her retirement in January 2017 (she played her last tournament in April 2014).

PlayersEdit

  1.   Caroline Wozniacki (Final)
  2.   Nadia Petrova (Champion)
  3.   Maria Kirilenko (Round Robin, withdrew)
  4.   Roberta Vinci (Semifinals)
  5.   Hsieh Su-wei (Round Robin)
  6.   Zheng Jie (Round Robin, Retired)
  7.   Daniela Hantuchová (Round Robin)
  8.   Tsvetana Pironkova (Semifinals)

AlternatesEdit

  1.   Sofia Arvidsson (Round Robin, Replaced Kirilenko)
  2.   Alizé Cornet (Not Used)

DrawEdit

The eight players have been drawn into two groups – "Serdika" and "Sredets" – which are the ancient names of the city of Sofia during the thracian, respectively medieval period of Bulgarian history.

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Caroline Wozniacki 6 6  
8/WC   Tsvetana Pironkova 4 1  
1   Caroline Wozniacki 2 1  
2   Nadia Petrova 6 6  
2   Nadia Petrova 666 6
4   Roberta Vinci 78 1 4

Serdika GroupEdit

  Wozniacki   Vinci   Hsieh   Hantuchová RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1   Caroline Wozniacki 6–3, 6–1 6–2, 6–2 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4 3–0 6–1 (85.7%) 40–24 (62.5%) 1
4   Roberta Vinci 3–6, 1–6 6–1, 6–2 6–1, 6–2 2–1 4–2 (66.7%) 28–18 (60.9%) 2
5   Hsieh Su-wei 2–6, 2–6 1–6, 2–6 6–1, 0–6, 6–4 1–2 2–5 (28.6%) 19–35 (35.2%) 3
7   Daniela Hantuchová 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 4–6 1–6, 2–6 1–6, 6–0, 4–6 0–3 2–6 (25%) 30–40 (42.9%) 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Sredets GroupEdit

  Petrova   Kirilenko
  Arvidsson
  Zheng   Pironkova RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2   Nadia Petrova 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
(w/ Kirilenko)
6–3, 6–3 5–7, 6–1, 6–3 3–0 6–2 (75%) 45–32 (58.4%) 1
3/WC
9
  Maria Kirilenko
  Sofia Arvidsson
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
(w/ Kirilenko)
(w/ Arvidsson)
5–1r
6–1, 6–4
(w/ Kirilenko)
1–1
1–0
3–2 (60%)
0–0 (0%)
27–21 (56%)
5–1 (83.3%)
X
3
6   Zheng Jie 3–6, 3–6 1r–5
(w/ Arvidsson)
6–2, 4–6, 6–7(4–7) 0–3 1–4 (20%) 23–32 (41.8%) 4
8/WC   Tsvetana Pironkova 7–5, 1–6, 3–6 1–6, 4–6
(w/ Kirilenko)
2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–4) 1–2 3–5 (37.5%) 31–45 (40.8%) 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nadia Petrova beats Caroline Wozniacki 6–2, 6–1 to win Tournament of Champions final". Washington Post. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Petrova beats Wozniacki to end season with victor". BBC Sport. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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