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2012 Mutua Madrid Open

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Date  7 – 13 May
Surface  Clay (Blue) / Outdoor
Venue  Park Manzanares
Edition  11th (men) 4th (women)
Location  Madrid, Spain
2012 Mutua Madrid Open

The 2012 Madrid Masters (also known as the Mutua Madrid Open for sponsorship reasons) was played on outdoor clay courts at the Park Manzanares in Madrid, Spain from 7 – 13 May. It was the 11th edition of the event on the ATP and 4th on the WTA. It was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2012 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2012 WTA Tour. This was the first tournament ever to be played on blue clay courts.

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Ion Țiriac, the former Romanian ATP player and now billionaire businessman, is the owner of the tournament.

Seeds

  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

  • Guillermo García-López
  • Ryan Harrison
  • Javier Martí
  • Albert Montañés
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Igor Andreev
  • Federico Delbonis
  • Alejandro Falla
  • Daniel Gimeno-Traver
  • Santiago Giraldo
  • Victor Hănescu
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky
  • Withdrawals

  • Mardy Fish
  • Juan Mónaco (ankle injury)
  • Andy Murray (back injury)
  • Kei Nishikori (stomach injury)
  • Andy Roddick (hamstring injury)
  • Robin Söderling (mononucleosis)
  • Julien Benneteau (elbow, ankle and wrist injuries)
  • Łukasz Kubot
  • Seeds

  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Sergei Bubka / Javier Martí
  • Daniel Gimeno-Traver / Iván Navarro
  • The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Alex Bogomolov, Jr. / Fabio Fognini
  • Withdrawals

  • Philipp Kohlschreiber (adductor injury)
  • Seeds

  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

  • Lara Arruabarrena Vecino
  • Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco
  • Silvia Soler Espinosa
  • Carla Suárez Navarro
  • Venus Williams
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Jill Craybas
  • Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  • Andrea Hlaváčková
  • Lucie Hradecká
  • Mathilde Johansson
  • Johanna Larsson
  • Varvara Lepchenko
  • Anastasia Rodionova
  • Withdrawals

  • Daniela Hantuchová
  • Sabine Lisicki (ankle injury)
  • Flavia Pennetta (wrist injury)
  • Andrea Petkovic (ankle injury)
  • Seeds

  • Rankings are as of April 30, 2012
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Dominika Cibulková / Janette Husárová
  • Lourdes Domínguez Lino / Laura Pous Tió
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Lucie Šafářová
  • Silvia Soler Espinosa / Carla Suárez Navarro
  • Men's singles

    Roger Federer defeated Tomáš Berdych, 3–6, 7–5, 7–5

  • It was Federer's fourth singles title of the year (out of four finals), and the 74th of his career. The win, Federer's third in Madrid after 2006 and 2009, was his second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of the year, and his 20th overall – at the time tying the record of Masters titles co-held by Rafael Nadal.
  • Women's singles

    Serena Williams defeated Victoria Azarenka, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Williams' second singles title of the year, and the 41st of her career – which tied her with Kim Clijsters as second among active players (10th in the Open Era) with the most singles titles. It was Williams' first Premier Mandatory title of the year, and her 12th Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 or Tier I title overall.
  • Men's doubles

    Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski defeated Robert Lindstedt / Horia Tecău, 6–3, 6–4

    Women's doubles

    Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci defeated Ekaterina Makarova / Elena Vesnina, 6–1, 3–6, [10–4]

    References

    2012 Mutua Madrid Open Wikipedia


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