Qatar Open Tennis 2012

The 2012 Qatar Open for the first time, has become THE second MAJOR WTA tournament of the year and one of only 5 Premier FIVE events, which makes it one of the “BIG 14″ WTA tournaments each year. The winner of Qatar is equivalent to making the semi finals of a Grand Slam singles event in terms of WTA ranking points because both achievements earn 900 points.

Follow Qatar on Twitter the official handle is @QatarTennis and the official 2012 hashtag is #QatarTOTALOpen2012. To “Like” the official Facebook paste: http://www.facebook.com/qatartennis into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.

The original acceptance list of who is playing at the 2012 Qatar Open in Doha on the main draw cut-off date of 2 January 2012, is listed in the comments section below this article. Click here to see who is playing-> Qatar Open 2012 Players’s List.

The Qatar Open is held at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex in Doha, Qatar on Plexipave hard courts and the centre court seats 6,911 spectators. The total prize money for the 2012 women’s tournament is $2,168,400 up from $721,000 in 2011.

The Qatar Open was first held in 2001 and was suspended for two years in 2009 and 2010, whilst Doha hosted the year-end WTA Finals form 2008 to 2010 instead. After beginning again in 2011, Qatar is celebrating the 10-year anniversary as a women’s tour tournament in 2012.

This tournament runs from Saturday 11 February to Sunday 19 February. The singles qualifying event is being held on Saturday and Sunday February 11 and 12. The main draw singles event runs from Monday 13 February through to the Women’s Singles Final day on Sunday 19 February.

The 2011 Qatar Open women’s singles champion was No.2 seed Vera ZVONAREVA who defeated the No.1 seed Caroline WOZNIACKI in the final 6-4, 6-4.

This page was created to make it easier for YOU to find the information that YOU are looking for on OnCourt Advantage. All of the OnCourt Advantage web pages related to the Qatar Open are listed below and all future 2012 Qatar Open coverage will be continually updated on this directory page.

  1. Qatar 2012 Women’s Singles Final Preview
  2. Qatar 2012 Women’s Semi Finals
  3. Qatar 2012 Women’s Quarter Finals
  4. Qatar 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 3rd Round
  5. Qatar 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 2nd Round
  6. Qatar 2012 Women’s Qualifying Singles Draw
  7. Qatar 2012 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round
  8. Qatar 2012 Women’s Singles Draw
  9. Qatar 2012 Women’s Schedule of Play
  10. Qatar 2011 Women’s Singles Draw
  11. Qatar 2011 Women’s Schedule of Play

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  1. This is the original acceptance list of who is playing at the 2012 Qatar Open in Doha on the main draw cut-off date of 2 January 2012. The qualifying cut-off date is 23 January 2012.

    Player Name (in order of acceptance):

    MAIN DRAW=
    1. WOZNIACKI, Caroline
    2. KVITOVA, Petra
    3. AZARENKA, Victoria
    4. STOSUR, Samantha
    5. ZVONAREVA, Vera
    6. RADWANSKA, Agnieszka R
    7. BARTOLI, Marion
    8. PETKOVIC, Andrea
    9. SCHIAVONE, Francesca
    10. JANKOVIC, Jelena
    11. LISICKI, Sabine K
    12. PAVLYUCHENKOVA, Anastasia
    13. PENG, Shuai
    14. CIBULKOVA, Dominika
    15. KUZNETSOVA, Svetlana
    16. PENNETTA, Flavia
    17. GOERGES, Julia
    18. IVANOVIC, Ana
    19. HANTUCHOVA, Daniela
    20. SAFAROVA, Lucie
    21. WICKMAYER, Yanina
    22. MEDINA GARRIGUES, Anabel
    23. KIRILENKO, Maria
    24. NICULESCU, Monica
    25. CETKOVSKA, Petra
    26. KERBER, Angelique
    27. GAJDOSOVA, Jarmila
    28. KANEPI, Kaia
    29. MARTINEZ SANCHEZ, Maria Jose
    30. HERCOG, Polona
    31. PEER, Shahar
    32. SCHEEPERS, Chanelle
    33. PERVAK, Ksenia
    34. ZAKOPALOVA, Klara
    35. PASZEK, Tamira S
    36. MCHALE, Christina M
    37. ZAHLAVOVA STRYCOVA, Barbora
    38. PIRONKOVA, Tsvetana K
    39. HALEP, Simona
    40. ZHENG, Jie
    41. MORITA, Ayumi
    42. MARTIC, Petra
    43. MAKAROVA, Ekaterina (This last main draw player’s ranking is No.53)

    ALTERNATES:
    1. BENESOVA, Iveta
    2. MATTEK-SANDS, Bethanie
    3. SUAREZ NAVARRO, Carla
    4. VESNINA, Elena
    5. VOSKOBOEVA, Galina
    6. CIRSTEA, Sorana
    7. YAKIMOVA, ANASTASIYA
    8. MARINO, Rebecca C
    9. BARTHEL, Mona
    10. RYBARIKOVA, Magdalena
    11. KEOTHAVONG, Anne
    12. KING, Vania
    13. JOVANOVSKI, Bojana
    14. RUS, Aranxta
    15. BONDARENKO, Katernya
    16. DUSHEVINA, VERA
    17. DATE-KRUMM, Kimiko
    18. DANIILIDOU, Eleni
    19. BARROIS, Kristina
    20. SEVASTOVA, Anastasija
    21. WILLIAMS, Venus
    22. MIRZA, Sania
    23. RADWANSKA, Urszula
    24. WOZNIAK, Aleksandra
    25. RODIONOVA, Anastasia
    26. DOLONTS, Vesna
    27. AMANMURADOVA, Akgul
    28. DOI, Misaki
    29. PIVOVAROVA, Anastasia
    30. KULIKOVA, Regina
    31. ROBSON, Laura
    32. MEUSBURGER, Yvonne
    33. NARA, Kurumi
    34. MLADENOVIC, Kristina
    35. GARCIA, Caroline
    36. CHANG, Kai-Chen
    37. CRAYBAS, Jill
    38. SCHOOFS, Bibiane
    39. COHEN, Julia
    40. KNAPP, Karin
    41. CAMERIN, Maria Elena
    42. SAVCHUK, Olga
    43. DENTONI, Corinna
    44. WIENEROVA, Lenka
    45. KREMER, Anne
    46. KLEPAC, Andreja (This last alternate player’s ranking is No.334)

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