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2012 Western & Southern Open – Men's Singles

Andy Murray was the defending champion, but lost in the third round to lucky loser Jérémy Chardy.
World No. 1 Roger Federer won his record fifth title at the Cincinnati Masters defeating 3-time runner-up and World No. 2 Novak Djokovic 6–0, 7–6 (9–7). Federer also set a new record by not having serve broken or losing a set for the first time in the history of any Masters 1000 tournament. He would repeat this accomplishment at the 2015 Cincinnati Masters.

Men's Singles
2012 Western & Southern Open
ChampionSwitzerland Roger Federer
Runner-upSerbia Novak Djokovic
Final score6–0, 7–6 (9–7)
Details
Draw56
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Roger Federer (Champion)
  2.   Novak Djokovic (Final)
  3.   Andy Murray (Third round)
  4.   David Ferrer (Second round)
  5.   Tomáš Berdych (Third round)
  6.   Juan Martín del Potro (Semifinals)
  7.   Janko Tipsarević (Second round, retired because of a virus)
  8.   Juan Mónaco (Second round)
  9.   John Isner (Withdrew because of a back injury)
  10.   Mardy Fish (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Gilles Simon (Withdrew because of a shoulder injury)
  12.   Marin Čilić (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Alexandr Dolgopolov (First round)
  14.   Kei Nishikori (Third round)
  15.   Philipp Kohlschreiber (First round)
  16.   Andy Roddick (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Roger Federer 6 77  
10   Mardy Fish 3 64 
1   Roger Federer 77 6  
    Stanislas Wawrinka 643  
    Stanislas Wawrinka 2 77 6
    Milos Raonic 6 654
1   Roger Federer 6 79  
2   Novak Djokovic 0 67 
6   Juan Martín del Potro 6 6
LL   Jérémy Chardy 1 3
6   Juan Martín del Potro 3 2  
2   Novak Djokovic 6 6  
12   Marin Čilić 3 2  
2   Novak Djokovic 6 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Federer 6 6
    J Nieminen 4 3   A Bogomolov, Jr. 3 2
  A Bogomolov, Jr. 6 6 1   R Federer 6 6
    R Harrison 4 65   B Tomic 2 4
  B Tomic 6 77     B Tomic 6 6
WC   B Baker 79 77 WC   B Baker 4 3
15   P Kohlschreiber 6763 1   R Federer 6 77
10   M Fish 6 6 10   M Fish 3 64
  F López 2 3 10   M Fish 6 6
  S Giraldo 5 3   C Berlocq 3 1
  C Berlocq 7 6 10   M Fish 6 6
  R Štěpánek 6 6   R Štěpánek 3 3
  A Ramos 2 2     R Štěpánek 77 6
8   J Mónaco 621

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   D Ferrer 4 1
Q   P-H Mathieu 2 6 1   S Wawrinka 6 6
  S Wawrinka 6 3 6     S Wawrinka 6 6
    K Anderson 5 4 14   K Nishikori 3 3
WC   J Blake 7 6 WC   J Blake 6 4 4
    M Granollers 1 2 14   K Nishikori 2 6 6
14   K Nishikori 6 6   S Wawrinka 2 77 6
LL   A Falla 4 1     M Raonic 6 654
  M Baghdatis 6 6     M Baghdatis 78 3 4
  R Gasquet 643   M Raonic 666 6
  M Raonic 776     M Raonic 6 2 6
Q   Y-h Lu 6 6 5   T Berdych 4 6 2
  Ł Kubot 3 0 Q   Y-h Lu 3 4
5   T Berdych 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   JM del Potro 7 6
    D Nalbandian 77 643   T Haas 5 2
  T Haas 6077 6 6   JM del Potro 77 2 6
WC   L Hewitt 6 6   V Troicki 626 1
  M Youzhny 4 4 WC   L Hewitt 2 0
    V Troicki 6 7   V Troicki 6 6
Q   I Dodig 4 5 6   JM del Potro 6 6
16   A Roddick 643 LL   J Chardy 1 3
LL   J Chardy 77 6 LL   J Chardy 6 6
  D Istomin 6 6   D Istomin 4 3
  J Benneteau 3 1 LL   J Chardy 6 6
  J Melzer 6 2 4 3   A Murray 4 4
WC   S Querrey 4 6 6 WC   S Querrey 2 4
3   A Murray 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   J Tipsarević 4 1r
    P Andújar 6 6   P Andújar 6 4
Q   M Matosevic 4 3     P Andújar 642
  D Young 4 62 12   M Čilić 77 6
Q   J Levine 6 77 Q   J Levine 5 66
Q   S Stakhovsky 3 6 4 12   M Čilić 7 78
12   M Čilić 6 4 6 12   M Čilić 3 2
13   A Dolgopolov 1 1 2   N Djokovic 6 6
  N Davydenko 6 6     N Davydenko 6 6
Q   F Fognini 5 2   F Mayer 3 3
  F Mayer 7 6     N Davydenko 0r
  A Seppi 6 6 2   N Djokovic 6
  R Haase 4 4     A Seppi 642
2   N Djokovic 77 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Jérémy Chardy (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  2.   Alejandro Falla (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  3.   Grigor Dimitrov (First round)
  4.   Lukáš Lacko (First round)
  5.   David Goffin (Qualifying competition)
  6.   Marinko Matosevic (Qualified)
  7.   Leonardo Mayer (Qualifying competition)
  8.   Fabio Fognini (Qualified)
  9.   Mikhail Kukushkin (withdrew because of a hip injury)
  10.   Lu Yen-hsun (Qualified)
  11.   Igor Sijsling (First round)
  12.   Steve Darcis (First round)
  13.   Matthew Ebden (First round)
  14.   Philipp Petzschner (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

  1.   Jérémy Chardy
  2.   Alejandro Falla

DrawEdit

First QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Jérémy Chardy 6 6  
    Robby Ginepri 4 4  
1   Jérémy Chardy 6 1 65
8   Fabio Fognini 3 6 77
    Vasek Pospisil 4 65 
8   Fabio Fognini 6 77  

Second QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Alejandro Falla 6 6  
WC   Christian Harrison 3 3  
2   Alejandro Falla 5 1  
10   Lu Yen-hsun 7 6  
    Ernests Gulbis 3 2  
10   Lu Yen-hsun 6 6  

Third QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Grigor Dimitrov 6563 
  Rajeev Ram 77 77  
    Rajeev Ram 1 63 
PR   Paul-Henri Mathieu 6 77  
PR   Paul-Henri Mathieu 4 6 7
13   Matthew Ebden 6 1 5

Fourth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Lukáš Lacko 6 4 3
    Jesse Levine 4 6 6
  Jesse Levine 6 6  
Alt   Olivier Rochus 4 3  
WC   Jack Sock 4 5  
Alt   Olivier Rochus 6 7  

Fifth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   David Goffin 6 2  
    Michael Russell 4 3r 
5   David Goffin 2 2  
    Ivan Dodig 6 6  
    Ivan Dodig 6 6  
14   Philipp Petzschner 0 3  

Sixth QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Marinko Matosevic 3 6 6
    Benjamin Becker 6 3 3
6   Marinko Matosevic 6 6  
    Jerzy Janowicz 0 2  
    Jerzy Janowicz 6 6  
12   Steve Darcis 3 1  

Seventh QualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Leonardo Mayer 6 6  
    Igor Andreev 3 1  
7   Leonardo Mayer 5 4  
    Sergiy Stakhovsky 7 6  
    Sergiy Stakhovsky 6 6  
11   Igor Sijsling 3 4  

ReferencesEdit