2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel

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2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel
Abierto Mexicano 2008 Poster.jpg
Date:   February 25 – March 2
Edition:   15th (men) / 8th (women)
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Acapulco, Mexico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Nicolás Almagro
Women's Singles
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Men's Doubles
Austria Oliver Marach / Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
Women's Doubles
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Abierto Mexicano Telcel
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The 2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 15th edition of the men's tournament (8th for the women) of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2008 ATP Tour, and of the Tier III Series of the 2008 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Fairmont Acapulco Princess in Acapulco, Mexico, from February 25 through March 2, 2008.

The men's singles featured ATP No. 8, Madrid and Paris Masters champion and Buenos Aires winner David Nalbandian, Costa do Sauípe runner-up and two-time Acapulco titlist Carlos Moyá, and recent Viña del Mar singles and doubles finalist Juan Mónaco. Also present were 2007 Metz semifinalist Guillermo Cañas, Buenos Aires semifinalist Juan Ignacio Chela, Nicolás Almagro, Igor Andreev and Potito Starace.

The women's field was led by Viña del Mar champion, three-time Acapulco finalist and 2005 titlist Flavia Pennetta, Dnipropetrovsk Satellite winner Alizé Cornet, and Viña del Mar finalist Klára Zakopalová. Also competing in the draw were Viña del Mar and Bogotá quarterfinalist Martina Müller, Auckland and Bogotá quarterfinalist Sara Errani, Yvonne Meusburger, Kaia Kanepi and Edina Gallovits.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Nicolás Almagro def. Argentina David Nalbandian, 6–1, 7–6(7–1)

  • It was Nicolás Almagro's 2nd title of the year, and his 4th overall.

Women's Singles[edit]

Italy Flavia Pennetta def. France Alizé Cornet, 6–0, 4–6, 6–1

  • It was Flavia Pennetta's 2nd title of the year, and her 6th overall. It was her 2nd win at the event.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Austria Oliver Marach / Slovakia Michal Mertiňák def. Argentina Agustín Calleri / Peru Luis Horna, 6–2, 6–7(3–7), [10–7]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Czech Republic Iveta Benešová / Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská, 6–2, 6–4

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