Roland Garros 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

The 2012 Roland Garros women’s main draw singles 1st round matches begin on Sunday 27 May at 11am local time at the Stade Roland Garros site in Paris, France. Roland Garros has 128 players vying for the title, a maximum of 2,000 WTA ranking points, € 1,250,000 (Euros) for the winner and Coupe Suzanne Lenglen (Suzanne Lenglen Cup) to be presented this year by 1990 to 1992 singles champion Monica Seles.

The 128-player Roland Garros main draw is divided up between 12 Qualifiers [Q], 8 Wild Cards [WC] and 108 Direct Acceptances. The Top 32 ranked players amongst the 104 Direct Acceptances become the seeds. The 32 seeds were ranked from World No.1 (Victoria AZARENKA) through to No.34 (Monica NICULESCU).

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The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the round of 32 is:

  • Victoria AZARENKA [1] v [31] ZHENG Jie
  • Lucie SAFAROVA [20] v [15] Dominika CIBULKOVA
  • Sabine LISICKI [12] v [24] Petra CETKOVSKA
  • Nadia PETROVA [27] v [6] Samantha STOSUR
  • Agnieszka RADWANSKA [3] v [26] Svetlana KUZNETSOVA
  • Sara ERRANI [21] v [13] Ana IVANOVIC
  • Angelina KERBER [10] v [18] Flavia PENNETTA
  • Anabel MEDINA GARRIGUES [29] v [8] Marion BARTOLI

The seeded match ups for the bottom half of the draw are:

  • LI Na [7] v [30] Mona BARTHEL
  • Roberta VINCI [17] v [11] Vera ZVONAREVA
  • Francesca SCHIAVONE [14] v [19] Jelena JANKOVIC
  • Monica NICULESCU [32] v [4] Petra KVITOVA
  • Serena WILLIAMS [5] v [25] Julia GOERGES
  • Kaia KANEPI [23] v [9] Caroline WOZNIACKI
  • Maria KIRILENKO [16] v [22] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  • PENG Shuai [28] v [2] Maria SHARAPOVA

The 2012 Roland Garros Women’s singles draw is:

  1. Victoria AZARENKA [1] v Alberta BRIANTI
  2. Caroline GARCIA [WC] v [Q] Dinah PFIZENMAIER
  3. Heidi EL TABAKH [Q] v Aleksandra WOZNIAK
  4. Alize CORNET v [31] ZHENG Jie
  5. Lucie SAFAROVA [20] v Anastasiya YAKIMOVA
  6. Maria Jose MARTINEZ SANCHEZ v [Q] Eva BIRNEROVA
  7. Vania KING v Galina VOSKOBOEVA
  8. Kristina MLADENOVIC [WC] v [15] Dominika CIBULKOVA
  9. Sabine LISICKI [12] v Bethanie MATTEK-SANDS
  10. Ekaterina MAKAROVA v Sloane STEPHENS
  11. Mathilde JOHANSSON v Anastasia RODIONOVA
  12. Simona HALEP v [24] Petra CETKOVSKA
  13. Nadia PETROVA [27] v Iveta BENESOVA
  14. Laura POUS-TIO v Chanelle SCHEEPERS
  15. Irina FALCONI  v Edina GALLOVITS-HALL
  16. Elena BALTACHA [Q] v [6] Samantha STOSUR
  17. Agnieszka RADWANSKA [3] v Bojana JOVANOVSKI
  18. Venus WILLIAMS v Paula ORMAECHEA
  19. CHAN Yung-Jan [Q] v Katernya BONDARENKO
  20. Mirjana LUCIC v [26] Svetlana KUZNETSOVA
  21. Sara ERRANI [21] v Casey DELLACQUA
  22. Melanie OUDIN [WC] v Johanna LARSSON
  23. Stephanie DUBOIS v Shahar PEER
  24. Lara ARRUABARRENA-VECINO [Q] v [13] Ana IVANOVIC
  25. Angelique KERBER [10] v [Q] ZHANG Shuai
  26. Romina OPRANDI v Olga GOVORTSOVA
  27. Anna TATISHVILI v [Q] Alexa GLATCH
  28. HSIEH Su-Wei v [18] Flavia PENNETTA
  29. Anabel MEDINA GARRIGUES [29] v Soler-Espinosa replaced by (LL) Laura ROBSON
  30. CHANG Kai-Chen v [WC] Irena PAVLOVIC
  31. Petra MARTIC v Michaella KRAJICEK
  32. Karolina PLISKOVA [Q] v [8] Marion BARTOLI

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. LI Na [7] v Sorana CIRSTEA
  2. Barbora ZAHLAVOVA STRYCOVA v Stephanie FORETZ GACON
  3. Christina MCHALE v [Q] Kiki BERTENS
  4. Lauren DAVIS [Q] v [30] Mona BARTHEL
  5. Roberta VINCI [17] v Sofia ARVIDSSON
  6. Yaroslava SHVEDOVA [Q] v Mandy MINELLA
  7. Tamarine TANASUGARN v Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO
  8. Timea BABOS v [11] Zvonareva replaced by (LL) Sesil KARATANTCHEVA
  9. Francesca SCHIAVONE [14] v Kimiko DATE-KRUMM
  10. Tsvetana PIRONKOVA v Yanina WICKMAYER
  11. Varvara LEPCHENKO v Ksenia PERVAK
  12. Patricia MAYR-ACHLEITNER v [19] Jelena JANKOVIC
  13. Monica NICULESCU [32] v Nina BRATCHIKOVA
  14. Vera DUSHEVINA v [WC] Claire FEUERSTEIN
  15. Pauline PARMENTIER v Urszula RADWANSKA
  16. Ashleigh BARTY [WC] v [4] Petra KVITOVA
  17. Serena WILLIAMS [5] v Virginie RAZZANO
  18. Aranxta RUS v Jamie HAMPTON
  19. Elena VESNINA v [Q] Heather WATSON
  20. Lucie  HRADECKA v [25] Julia GOERGES
  21. Kaia KANEPI [23] v Alexandra PANOVA
  22. Irina-Camelia BEGU v [WC] Aravane REZAI
  23. Jarmila GAJDOSOVA v Magdalena RYBARIKOVA
  24. Eleni DANIILIDOU v [9] Caroline WOZNIACKI
  25. Maria KIRILENKO [16] v [WC] Victoria LARRIERE
  26. Klara ZAKOPALOVA v Lesia TSURENKO
  27. Anne KEOTHAVONG v Melinda CZINK
  28. Greta ARN v [22] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  29. PENG Shuai [28] v Tamira PASZEK
  30. Marina ERAKOVIC v Lourdes DOMINGUEZ LINO
  31. Polona HERCOG v Ayumi MORITA
  32. Alexandra CADANTU v [2] Maria SHARAPOVA

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