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The 2012 Qatar Total Open was a professional women's tennis tournament played on hard courts. It was the 10th edition of the event. It took place at International Tennis and Squash complex in Doha, Qatar between 13 and 19 February 2012. It was upgraded from a Premier event to a Premier 5 event. Victoria Azarenka won the title after defeating Samantha Stosur 6–1, 6–2. Vera Zvonareva was the defending champion, but retired during her second round match against Monica Niculescu.

Singles
2012 Qatar Total Open
ChampionBelarus Victoria Azarenka
Runner-upAustralia Samantha Stosur
Final score6–1, 6–2
Events
Singles Doubles
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Victoria Azarenka (Champion)
  2.   Caroline Wozniacki (Second Round)
  3.   Samantha Stosur (Final)
  4.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Semifinals)
  5.   Marion Bartoli (Semifinals, retired due to a right calf injury)
  6.   Vera Zvonareva (Second Round, retired due to a left hip injury)
  7.   Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)
  8.   Jelena Janković (Second Round)
  9.   Sabine Lisicki (First Round)
  10.   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (First Round)
  11.   Dominika Cibulková (First Round)
  12.   Peng Shuai (Second Round)
  13.   Ana Ivanovic (Second Round)
  14.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Third Round)
  15.   Daniela Hantuchová (First Round)
  16.   Julia Görges (Second Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6  
    Yanina Wickmayer 0 4  
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6  
4   Agnieszka Radwańska 2 4  
4   Agnieszka Radwańska 6 6  
    Christina McHale 1 1  
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6  
3   Samantha Stosur 1 2  
    Monica Niculescu 2 6 3
3   Samantha Stosur 6 2 6
3   Samantha Stosur 6    
5   Marion Bartoli 3 r  
5   Marion Bartoli 7 4 6
    Lucie Šafářová 5 6 1

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   V Azarenka 6 6  
Q   C Garcia 6664      M Barthel 1 0  
    M Barthel 78 77   1   V Azarenka 6 6  
    I Benešová 4 6 6     S Halep 3 1  
    B Záhlavová-Strýcová 6 3 1     I Benešová 4 4  
    S Halep 3 6 77     S Halep 6 6  
15   D Hantuchová 6 2 641   V Azarenka 6 6  
10   A Pavlyuchenkova 6 2 3     Y Wickmayer 0 4  
    K Pervak 1 6 6     K Pervak 6 6  
Q   V Razzano 6 2 6 Q   V Razzano 4 0  
WC   O Jabeur 3 6 3     K Pervak 4 0  
    A Morita 2 1       Y Wickmayer 6 6  
    Y Wickmayer 6 6       Y Wickmayer 77 6  
7   F Schiavone 644  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   A Radwańska 6 6  
Q   A Keothavong 77 77   Q   A Keothavong 1 2  
    T Paszek 6465  4   A Radwańska 7 6  
Q   A Wozniak 3 3   Q   V Lepchenko 5 1  
Q   V Lepchenko 6 6   Q   V Lepchenko 77 77  
    A Yakimova 2 2   16   J Görges 6465 
16   J Görges 6 6   4   A Radwańska 6 6  
12   S Peng 6 7       C McHale 1 1  
WC   F Al Nabhani 0 5   12   S Peng 7 3 2
    C Scheepers 4 3       C McHale 5 6 6
    C McHale 6 6       C McHale 4 6 6
WC   N Lalami 0 0       S Pe'er 6 3 4
    S Pe'er 6 6       S Pe'er 77 6  
8   J Janković 632  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   V Zvonareva 5 2r
    E Vesnina 1 0       M Niculescu 7 3  
    M Niculescu 6 6       M Niculescu 77 6  
Q   V Dushevina 5 2   Q   K Bondarenko 654  
Q   K Bondarenko 7 6   Q   K Bondarenko 6 6  
    F Pennetta 6 2 7     F Pennetta 4 2  
11   D Cibulková 3 6 5     M Niculescu 2 6 3
13   A Ivanovic 6 4   3   S Stosur 6 2 6
    C Suárez Navarro 1 1r  13   A Ivanovic 4 4  
    P Martić 655       P Cetkovská 6 6  
    P Cetkovská 77 7       P Cetkovská 3 2  
    J Gajdošová 4 1   3   S Stosur 6 6  
    S Cîrstea 6 6       S Cîrstea 4 65 
3   S Stosur 6 77  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   M Bartoli 6 6  
    K Zakopalová 4 1       A Medina Garrigues 2 0  
    A Medina Garrigues 6 6   5   M Bartoli 6 6  
    T Pironkova 6 6       T Pironkova 3 3  
    P Hercog 0 4       T Pironkova 6 6  
    A Kerber 4 6 6     A Kerber 4 1  
9   S Lisicki 6 4 1 5   M Bartoli 7 4 6
14   S Kuznetsova 7 6       L Šafářová 5 6 1
    MJ Martínez Sánchez 5 3   14   S Kuznetsova 6 6  
    J Zheng 3 6 3     M Kirilenko 4 4  
    M Kirilenko 6 3 6 14   S Kuznetsova 663  
    L Šafářová 6 6       L Šafářová 78 6  
Q   U Radwańska 3 4       L Šafářová 4 6 77
2   C Wozniacki 6 4 63

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Vania King (withdrew)
  2.   Eleni Daniilidou (First Round)
  3.   Aleksandra Wozniak (Qualified)
  4.   Urszula Radwańska (Qualified)
  5.   Anne Keothavong (Qualified)
  6.   Kateryna Bondarenko (Qualified)
  7.   Vera Dushevina (Qualified)
  8.   Arantxa Rus (First Round)
  9.   Anastasia Rodionova (withdrew due to being in the Pattaya doubles final)
  10.   Virginie Razzano (Qualified)
  11.   Alla Kudryavtseva (First Round)
  12.   Kristina Barrois (Qualifying Competition)
  13.   Casey Dellacqua (Qualifying Competition)
  14.   Bojana Jovanovski (Qualifying Competition)
  15.   Heather Watson (Qualifying Competition)
  16.   Chang Kai-chen (Qualifying Competition)

QualifiersEdit

DrawEdit

First QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Vania King      
    Misaki Doi w/o    
    Misaki Doi 2 5  
10   Virginie Razzano 6 7  
WC   Vladimíra Uhlířová 1 4  
10   Virginie Razzano 6 6  

Second QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Eleni Daniilidou 4 5  
    Varvara Lepchenko 6 7  
    Varvara Lepchenko 6 6  
16   Chang Kai-chen 1 3  
    Olga Savchuk 3 1  
16   Chang Kai-chen 6 6  

Third QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Aleksandra Wozniak 6 6  
    Kurumi Nara 1 1  
3   Aleksandra Wozniak 6 6  
14   Bojana Jovanovski 3 2  
    Raquel Kops-Jones 3 5  
14   Bojana Jovanovski 6 7  

Fourth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Urszula Radwańska 6 1  
    Lesia Tsurenko 2 0 r
4   Urszula Radwańska 6 5 6
    Andreja Klepač 2 7 4
    Andreja Klepač 6 5 6
11   Alla Kudryavtseva 1 7 4

Fifth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Anne Keothavong 6 6  
    Laura Robson 1 1  
5   Anne Keothavong 6 6  
15   Heather Watson 4 4  
WC   Klaudia Jans-Ignacik 2 1  
15   Heather Watson 6 6  

Sixth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Kateryna Bondarenko 6 6  
    Alizé Lim 1 3  
6   Kateryna Bondarenko 6 6  
13   Casey Dellacqua 3 1  
    Veronika Kapshay 3 1  
13   Casey Dellacqua 6 6  

Seventh QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Vera Dushevina 6 77  
    Abigail Spears 3 63 
7   Vera Dushevina 6 6  
12   Kristina Barrois 3 1  
    Kristina Mladenovic 4 2  
12   Kristina Barrois 6 6  

Eighth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Arantxa Rus 4 3  
    Caroline Garcia 6 6  
    Caroline Garcia 6 6  
    Natalie Grandin 3 4  
    Natalie Grandin w/o    
9   Anastasia Rodionova      

ReferencesEdit