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2012 Brisbane International
2012 Brisbane International
Date1 - 8 January 2012
Edition4th
SurfaceHard / outdoors
LocationBrisbane, Australia
VenueQueensland Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Andy Murray
Women's Singles
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Men's Doubles
Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
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The 2012 Brisbane International was a joint 2012 ATP World Tour and 2012 WTA Tour tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland. Because of its ongoing success, the WTA decided in 2011 to upgrade the event to a Premier event. It was the 4th edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It was held from 1 to 8 January 2012 and was part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

ATP singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank Seed
 GBR Andy Murray 4 1
 FRA Gilles Simon 12 2
 UKR Alexandr Dolgopolov 15 3
 GER Florian Mayer 23 4
 JPN Kei Nishikori 25 5
 CZE Radek ?t?pánek 28 6
 AUT Jürgen Melzer 33 7
 AUS Bernard Tomic 42 8
  • 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:

Withdrawals

Retirements

ATP doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Withdrawals

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:

Withdrawals

Retirements

WTA doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings are as of December 26, 2011

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals

Champions

Men's Singles

United Kingdom Andy Murray def Ukraine Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6-1, 6-3

  • It was Murray's 1st title of the year and 22nd of his career.[1]

Women's Singles

Estonia Kaia Kanepi def. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová, 6-2, 6-1

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

Men's Doubles

Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor def. Austria Jürgen Melzer / Germany Philipp Petzschner, 6-1, 6-2

Women's Doubles

Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja def. United States Raquel Kops-Jones / United States Abigail Spears, 7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-2)

Broadcast

The 2012 Brisbane International was, for the first time, broadcast live and in full to most states in Australia on digital channel 7Two. In previous years, the event was broadcast only on certain days and often on significant delay on Channel Seven.

References

  1. ^ "Andy Murray cruises to Brisbane title and pays tribute to sense of humour and work ethic of new coach Ivan Lendl". Daily Telegraph. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 2012.

External links



Coordinates: 27°31?30?S 153°0?26?E / 27.52500°S 153.00722°E / -27.52500; 153.00722 (Queensland Tennis Centre)


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