| Novak Djokovic|
| Jo-Wilfried Tsonga|
2012 China Open – Men's Singles Wikipedia
Tomáš Berdych was the defending champion, but chose to compete in the 2012 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships instead. Novak Djokovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7–6(7–4), 6–2 in the final to win a third China Open title and improve to a 14–0 record.