Madrid 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

The 2012 Madrid Open women’s main draw singles 1st round matches begin on Saturday 5 May at 11am local time at the “La Caja Mágica” i.e. The Magic Box, also known as the Manzanares Park Tennis Center in Madrid, Spain. Madrid is one of only four WTA Premier Mandatory category tournaments each year and has 64 players vying for the title, a maximum of 1,000 WTA ranking points and € 631,000 Euros in prize money for the winner.

Madrid has a 64-player draw divided up between 8 Qualifiers (Q), 5 Wild Cards (WC) and 53 Direct Acceptances. The Top 16 ranked players amongst the 53 Direct Acceptances become the seeds. The 16 seeds were ranked from World No.1 (Victoria AZARENKA) through to No.19 (Maria KIRILENKO).

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

  • Victoria AZARENKA (1) v (13) Ana IVANOVIC
  • Angelique KEREBER (12) v (8) LI Na
  • Agnieszka RADWANSKA (4) v (14) Dominika CIBULKOVA
  • Francesca SCHIAVONE (11) v (7) Marion BARTOLI

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

  • Samantha STOSUR (5) v (10) Vera ZVONAREVA
  • Maria KIRILENKO (16) v (3) Petra KVITOVA
  • Caroline WOZNIACKI (6) v (9) Serena WILLIAMS
  • Jelena JANKOVIC (15) v (2) Maria SHARAPOVA

The 2012 Madrid Women’s singles draw is:

  1. Victoria AZARENKA (1) v Svetlana KUZNETSOVA
  2. Andrea HLAVACKOVA (Q) v (Q) Anastasia RODIONOVA
  3. Nadia PETROVA v Vania KING
  4. Mathilde JOHANSSON v (13) Ana IVANOVIC
  5. Angelique KERBER (12) v (Q) Johanna LARSSON
  6. Simona HALEP v (WC) Venus WILLIAMS
  7. Tamira PASZEK v (WC) Silvia SOLER-ESPINOSA
  8. Garbine MUGURUZA BLANCO v (8) LI Na
  9. Agnieszka RADWANSKA (4) v (WC) Lara ARRUABARRENA-VECINO
  10. Chanelle SCHEEPERS v Sara ERRANI
  11. Yanina WICKMAYER v Jarmila GAJDOSOVA
  12. Roberta VINCI v (14) Dominika CIBULKOVA
  13. Francesca SCHIAVONE (11) v (Q) Varvara LEPCHENKO
  14. Shahar PEER v Polona HERCOG
  15. Tsvetana PIRONKOVA v Anabel MEDINA GARRIGUES
  16. Sorana CIRSTEA v (7) Marion BARTOLI

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. Samantha STOSUR (5) v Petra MARTIC
  2. Sofia ARVIDSSON v Christina MCHALE
  3. Monica NICULESCU v Lourdes DOMINGUEZ LINO
  4. Petra CETKOVSKA v (10) Vera ZVONAREVA
  5. Maria KIRILENKO (16) v ZHENG Jie
  6. Ekaterina MAKAROVA v Galina VOSKOBOEVA
  7. PENG Shuai v Lucie HRADECKA
  8. Marina ERAKOVIC v (3) Petra KVITOVA
  9. Caroline WOZNIACKI (6) v Ksenia PERVAK
  10. Mona BARTHEL v Julia GOERGES
  11. Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA v (Q) Jill CRAYBAS
  12. Elena VESNINA v (9) Serena WILLIAMS
  13. Jelena JANKOVIC (15) v (WC) Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO
  14. Lucie SAFAROVA v Kaia KANEPI
  15. Iveta BENESOVA v Klara ZAKOPALOVA
  16. Irina-Camelia BEGU v (2) Maria SHARAPOVA

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