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2012 Apia International Sydney

2012 Apia International Sydney
Date8 January - 15 January 2012
Edition120th
Champions
Men's Singles
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Women's Singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
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The 2012 Apia International Sydney was a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament, that was played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 120th edition of the Apia International Sydney and was a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2012 ATP World Tour, and of the WTA Premier tournaments of the 2012 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the NSW Tennis Centre in Sydney, Australia, from 8 January to 15 January 2012.

Due to rain, the Men's Singles and Double's finals had to be rescheduled from the evening of 14 January to the morning of 15 January, the day before the Australian Open was due to begin.[1]

ATP singles main draw entrants

Seeds

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  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011.[3]

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals

ATP doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Bob Bryan  USA Mike Bryan 2 1
 BLR Max Mirnyi  CAN Daniel Nestor 6 2
 POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg  POL Marcin Matkowski 28 3
 SWE Robert Lindstedt  ROU Horia Tec?u 28 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrants

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals

Retirements

WTA doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CZE Kv?ta Peschke  SLO Katarina Srebotnik 4 1
 USA Liezel Huber  USA Lisa Raymond 5 2
 ARG Gisela Dulko  ITA Flavia Pennetta 17 3
 RUS Maria Kirilenko  RUS Nadia Petrova 20 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals

Champions

Men's Singles

Finland Jarkko Nieminen def. France Julien Benneteau, 6-2, 7-5

  • It was Nieminen's 1st title of the year and 2nd title of his career.

Women's Singles

Belarus Victoria Azarenka def. China Li Na, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3

  • It was Azarenka's 1st title of the year and 9th of her career. It was her 1st Premier-level title of the year and 3rd of her career.

Men's Doubles

United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan def. Australia Matthew Ebden / Finland Jarkko Nieminen, 6-1, 6-4

Women's Doubles

Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-1, 4-6, [13-11]

References

External links


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