2012 WTA Tour
The WTA Tour 2012 is the 39th year of women's tennis tournament series, which is held annually by the Women 's Tennis Association.
The team competitions Hopman Cup and Fed Cup are like Grand Slams not organized by the WTA but the ITF. Here they are listed but because the top players play these tournaments usually.
Compared to 2011 the tournament calendar learned the following changes:
- Some tournament received another category: The WTA Brisbane now has Premier (formerly International), WTA Doha now Premier 5 (formerly Premier) and WTA Dubai now Premier (formerly Premier 5)
- The WTA Tournament of Champions is from 2012 to 2014 held in Sofia (2009 to 2011 Bali).
The string of e.g. 128E/96Q/64D/32M has the following meaning: 128E = 128 players playing in single 96Q = 96 players play the qualification 64D = 64 pairs in a double play 32M = 32 pairs playing in the Mixed
The following players finished in 2012 her tennis career:
- Kim Clijsters of Belgium - August 30, 2012
- Gisela Dulko Argentina - November 19, 2012
Balance at end of the season on November 5, 2012 ( prize money in U.S. dollars )