Cincinnati 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

The 2012 Cincinnati Open women’s main draw singles 1st round matches begin on Monday 13 August at 11am local time in Cincinnati, Ohio in the USA. The Cincinnati Open has 56 players vying for this prestigious WTA Premier FIVE title, the trophy, a maximum of 900 WTA ranking points and US$ 385,000 for the winner.

The Cincinnati 64-sized main draw is divided up between 9 Byes, 12 Qualifiers [Q], 3 Wild Cards [WC], 2 Lucky Losers [LL] and 38 Direct Acceptances. The Top 16 ranked players amongst the 38 Direct Acceptances become the seeds. The 16 seeds ranged in rankings from World No.3 Agnieszka RADWANSKA through to No.23 Lucie SAFAROVA.

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The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the round of 16 is:

  • Agnieszka RADWANSKA [1] v [14] Francesca SCHIAVONE
  • LI Na [9] v [8] Marion BARTOLI
  • Samantha STOSUR [3] v [15] Nadia PETROVA
  • Maria KIRILENKO [12] v [7] Sara ERRANI

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

  • Caroline WOZNIACKI [6] v [17] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  • Jelena JANKOVIC [13] v [4] Petra KVITOVA
  • Angelique KERBER [5] v [11] Dominika CIBULKOVA
  • Lucie SAFAROVA [16] v [2] Serena WILLIAMS

The 2012 Cincinnati Open women’s singles draw is:

  1. Agnieszka RADWANSKA [1] v BYE
  2. Sofia ARVIDSSON v Tamira PASZEK
  3. Tsvetana PIRONKOVA v [WC] Sloane STEPHENS
  4. Camila GIORGI [WC] v [14] Francesca SCHIAVONE
  5. LI Na [9] v BYE
  6. Yanina WICKMAYER v Sorana CIRSTEA
  7. Johanna LARSSON [Q] v [Q] Casey DELLACQUA
  8. BYE v [8] Marion BARTOLI
  9. Samantha STOSUR [3] v BYE
  10. Simona HALEP v Anabel MEDINA GARRIGUES
  11. Klara ZAKOPALOVA v [LL] Anna TATISHVILI replaced [10] Ivanovic
  12. Ekaterina MAKAROVA v [15] Nadia PETROVA
  13. Maria KIRILENKO [12] v [WC] Venus WILLIAMS
  14. Chanelle SCHEEPERS v Christina MCHALE
  15. ZHENG Jie v Daniela HANTUCHOVA
  16. BYE v [7] Sara ERRANI

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. Caroline WOZNIACKI [6] v BYE
  2. Sesil KARATANTCHEVA [Q] v [Q] Kiki BERTENS
  3. Shahar PEER v Julia GOERGES
  4. Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO v [17] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  5. Jelena JANKOVIC [13] v PENG Shuai
  6. Roberta VINCI v [Q] Madison KEYS
  7. Maria Jose MARTINEZ SANCHEZ v Mona BARTHEL
  8. BYE v [4] Petra KVITOVA
  9. Angelique KERBER [5] v BYE
  10. Varvara LEPCHENKO v [LL] Timea BABOS
  11. Bethanie MATTEK-SANDS [Q] v [Q] Andrea HLAVACKOVA
  12. Akgul AMANMURADOVA [Q] v [11] Dominika CIBULKOVA
  13. Lucie SAFAROVA [16] v [Q] Yaroslava SHVEDOVA
  14. Ksenia PERVAK v [Q] Urszula RADWANSKA
  15. Vania KING [Q] v [Q] Eleni DANIILIDOU
  16. BYE v [2] Serena WILLIAMS

Photo credit: Ralf Reinecke

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