Giorgi began her season by playing at the 25k tournament in Innisbrook, Florida. As the top seed, she lost in the second round to Jessica Pegula 2–6, 6–7. Then, she competed at the 25K tournament in Plantation, Florida. Seeded second, she was defeated in the first round by Johanna Konta 6–2, 6–1. In February, Giorgi played in her WTA tournament of the year at the 2012 Memphis International. Seeded fourth for qualifying, she made it to the main draw beating Naomi Broady 6–2, 6–1 and sixth seed Chichi Scholl 6–2, 6–4. In the first round, she stunned top-seed Nadia Petrova 6–4, 6–2. In the second round, she lost to Stéphanie Foretz Gacon 5–7, 4–6. During the week of 5 March, Giorgi competed at the 25k tournament in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. As the second seed, she reached the semifinals where she was defeated by Madison Brengle 7–5, 6–4. Next, Giorgi was the top seed at the 25k tournament in Clearwater, Florida. She made it from qualifying all the way to the quarterfinals where she was stopped by Stefanie Vögele, 6–4, 6–4.