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The 2012 Western and Southern Open (known as such for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 111th edition (for the men) and the 84th (for the women) of the Cincinnati Masters, and was part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA Premier 5 tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. The tournament was held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, United States, from August 11 to August 19.

2012 Western & Southern Open
DateAugust 11 – 19
Edition111th (men) / 84th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour Masters 1000 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationMason, Ohio, United States
VenueLindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
China Li Na
Men's Doubles
Sweden Robert Lindstedt / Romania Horia Tecău
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
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Contents

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Stage Men's Singles[1] Men's Doubles[1] Women's Singles[2] Women's Doubles[2]
Champion 1000 900
Runner up 600 620
Semifinals 360 395
Quarterfinals 180 225
Round of 16 90 125
Round of 32 45 10 70 1
Round of 64 10 1
Qualifier 25 30
Qualifying Finalist 16 20
Qualifying 1st Round 0 1

Prize moneyEdit

Stage Men's Singles[3] Men's Doubles[3] Women's Singles[3] Women's Doubles[3]
Champion $535,600 $165,860 $385,000 $110,000
Runner up $262,610 $81,200 $192,000 $55,000
Semifinals $132,165 $40,730 $96,100 $27,525
Quarterfinals $67,205 $20,910 $45,750 $13,850
Round of 16 $34,900 $10,800 $22,060 $7,000
Round of 32 $18,400 $5,700 $11,300 $3,500
Round of 64 $9,935 $6,100
Final round qualifying $2,290 $2,050
First round qualifying $1,165 $1,080

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

The following players were seeded in the main singles draw, following the ATP Rankings of August 6, 2012:

Country Player Ranking Seeds
   SUI Roger Federer 1 1
  SRB Novak Djokovic 2 2
  GBR Andy Murray 4 3
  ESP David Ferrer 5 4
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 5
  ARG Juan Martín del Potro 8 6
  SRB Janko Tipsarević 9 7
  ARG Juan Mónaco 10 8
  USA John Isner 11 9
  USA Mardy Fish 13 10
  FRA Gilles Simon 14 11
  CRO Marin Čilić 15 12
  UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 16 13
  JPN Kei Nishikori 17 14
  GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 18 15
  USA Andy Roddick 20 16

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  BLR Max Mirnyi   CAN Daniel Nestor 2 1
  USA Bob Bryan   USA Mike Bryan 6 2
  POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg   POL Marcin Matkowski 13 3
  SWE Robert Lindstedt   ROU Horia Tecău 21 4
  IND Leander Paes   CZE Radek Štěpánek 21 5
  IND Mahesh Bhupathi   IND Rohan Bopanna 28 6
  ESP Marcel Granollers   ESP Marc López 33 7
  PAK Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   NED Jean-Julien Rojer 33 8
  • Rankings are as of August 6, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

RetirementsEdit

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking Seeds
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 3 1
  USA Serena Williams 4 2
  AUS Samantha Stosur 5 3
  CZE Petra Kvitová 6 4
  GER Angelique Kerber 7 5
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 8 6
  ITA Sara Errani 9 7
  FRA Marion Bartoli 10 8
  CHN Li Na 11 9
  SRB Ana Ivanovic 12 10
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 13 11
  RUS Maria Kirilenko 14 12
  SRB Jelena Janković 18 13
  ITA Francesca Schiavone 21 14
  RUS Nadia Petrova 22 15
  CZE Lucie Šafářová 23 16
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 24 17

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Liezel Huber   USA Lisa Raymond 2 1
  ITA Sara Errani   ITA Roberta Vinci 7 2
  USA Vania King   KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 11 3
  RUS Maria Kirilenko   RUS Nadia Petrova 16 4
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 18 5
  ESP Nuria Llagostera Vives   ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 37 6
  USA Raquel Kops-Jones   USA Abigail Spears 39 7
  SLO Katarina Srebotnik   CHN Zheng Jie 41 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 6, 2012

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

RetirementsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Roger Federer def.   Novak Djokovic, 6–0, 7–6(9–7)

  • It was Roger Federer's 5th title in Cincinnati making him the only player in history ever to win this tournament five times. Federer won the event without ever dropping serve throughout the entire tournament.[5]

Women's singlesEdit

  Li Na def.   Angelique Kerber, 1–6, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Li Na's first title of the year and sixth of her career.

Men's doublesEdit

  Robert Lindstedt /   Horia Tecău def.   Mahesh Bhupathi /   Rohan Bopanna, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Andrea Hlaváčková /   Lucie Hradecká def.   Katarina Srebotnik /   Zheng Jie, 6–1, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b "WTA Tour rules" (PDF). wtatour.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Prize Money internazionali BNL d'Itlaia 2012". internazionalibnlditalia.com. Archived from the original on 11 May 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Field Getting Finalized Ahead of Opening Weekend". cincytennis. 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ http://www.worldtennismagazine.com/archives/7910

External linksEdit