The 2012 Eastbourne Open women’s main draw singles grass-court event commences on Monday 18 June at 11am local time in Eastbourne in Great Britain. In this post a number of interesting facts about the men’s singles main draw will be provided, the full singles draw and what the projected quarter finals match-ups are will be listed.
Eastbourne is one of the WTA Premier Tournaments each year and has 32 players vying for the title, a maximum of 470 WTA ranking points and $107,000 in prize money for the winner. The Eastbourne draw is divided up between 4 Qualifiers [Q], 2 Wild Cards [WC] and 26 Direct Acceptances. The Top 8 ranked players amongst the 26 Direct Acceptances become the seeds. The 8 seeds were ranked from World No.3 Agnieszka RADWANSKA through to No.24 Daniela HANTUCHOVA.
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The cut-off date for entry was 7 May 2012 and HSIEH Su-Wei of Chinese Taipei with a ranking of No.66 that week was the last direct acceptance. As soon as the qualifying event is completed OnCourt Advantage will add the names into the spots in the draw below reserved for qualifiers denoted by a [Q].
Update: No.6 seed Ana Ivanovic withdrew with a right hip injury, so the next highest ranked player became the No.9 seed and took Ivanovic’s place in the draw, this made way for a Lucky Loser [LL] to be added to the draw
The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the round of 16 is:
- Agnieszka RADWANSKA  v  Daniela HANTUCHOVA
- Marion BARTOLI  v  Lucie SAFAROVA
- Petra CETKOVSKA  v  Caroline WOZNIACKI
- Angelique KERBER  v  Petra KVITOVA
The 2012 Eastbourne Women’s singles draw is:
- Agnieszka RADWANSKA  v Tsvetana PIRONKOVA
- Stephanie DUBOIS [Q] v Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO
- Tamira PASZEK v Marina ERAKOVIC
- Anne KEOTHAVONG [WC] v  Daniela HANTUCHOVA
- Marion BARTOLI  v Sorana CIRSTEA
- Aleksandra WOZNIAK v Galina VOSKOBOEVA
- Greta ARN [Q] v [WC] Heather WATSON
- Timea BABOS v  Lucie SAFAROVA
The bottom half of the draw is:
- Petra CETKOVSKA  v [LL] Andrea HLAVACKOVA
- ZHENG Jie v Klara ZAKOPALOVA
- HSIEH Su-Wei v Anasatasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
- Christina MCHALE v  Caroline WOZNIACKI
- Angelique KERBER  v [Q] Elena VESNINA
- Mona BARTHEL v Chanelle SCHEEPERS
- Laura ROBSON [Q] v Maria Jose MARTINEZ SANCHEZ
- Ekaterina MAKAROVA v  Petra KVITOVA
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