2008 Australian Open – Mixed Doubles

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2008 Australian Open
Champions   China Sun Tiantian
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Runners-up   India Sania Mirza
India Mahesh Bhupathi
Final score   7–6(7–4), 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
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Main article: 2008 Australian Open

Elena Likhovtseva and Daniel Nestor were the defending champions, but Likhovtseva chose not to participate, and only Nestor competed that year.
Nestor partnered with Zheng Jie, but lost in the first round to Chan Yung-jan and Eric Butorac.

Sun Tiantian and Nenad Zimonjić won the mixed doubles title at the 2008 Australian Open tennis tournament defeating Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi in the final 7–6, 6–4.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Zimbabwe Cara Black / Australia Paul Hanley (Quarterfinals)
  2. United States Lisa Raymond / Sweden Simon Aspelin (Second round)
  3. China Yan Zi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles (Semifinals)
  4. China Zheng Jie / Canada Daniel Nestor (First round)
  5. China Sun Tiantian / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić (Champions)
  6. Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / Israel Jonathan Erlich (Quarterfinals)
  7. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Czech Republic Martin Damm (Quarterfinals)
  8. France Nathalie Dechy / Israel Andy Ram (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  5  China Sun Tiantian
 Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
4 7 [10]  
3  China Yan Zi
 The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6 5 [6]  
  5  China Sun Tiantian
 Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
77 6  
     India Sania Mirza
 India Mahesh Bhupathi
64 4  
8  France Nathalie Dechy
 Israel Andy Ram
4 2  
     India Sania Mirza
 India Mahesh Bhupathi
6 6    

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1  Zimbabwe C Black
 Australia P Hanley
77 6    
   United States B Mattek
 Australia J Kerr
65 2       1  Zimbabwe C Black
 Australia P Hanley
6 6    
WC  Australia J Moore
 Australia G Jones
4 6 [10]   WC  Australia J Moore
 Australia G Jones
1 1    
   Australia R Stubbs
 Australia T Perry
6 4 [4]       1  Zimbabwe C Black
 Australia P Hanley
6 67 [8]  
   Spain A Medina Garrigues
 Argentina M García
5 63         5  China T Sun
 Serbia N Zimonjić
4 79 [10]  
   United States L Huber
 United Kingdom J Murray
7 77          United States L Huber
 United Kingdom J Murray
2 4  
   United States V King
 Zimbabwe K Ullyett
1 3     5  China T Sun
 Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6    
5  China T Sun
 Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6         5  China T Sun
 Serbia N Zimonjić
4 7 [10]
3  China Z Yan
 The Bahamas M Knowles
6 3 [10]       3  China Z Yan
 The Bahamas M Knowles
6 5 [6]
   Czech Republic V Uhlířová
 South Africa J Coetzee
3 6 [6]     3  China Z Yan
 The Bahamas M Knowles
7 6    
   Belarus V Azarenka
 Belarus M Mirnyi
3 64        United States M Tu
 Poland M Matkowski
5 2    
   United States M Tu
 Poland M Matkowski
6 77         3  China Z Yan
 The Bahamas M Knowles
6 6  
   Hungary Á Szávay
 India L Paes
2 6 [10]       6  Chinese Taipei C-j Chuang
 Israel J Erlich
4 4    
   Czech Republic R Voráčová
 Czech Republic D Škoch
6 2 [6]        Hungary Á Szávay
 India L Paes
     
WC  Australia J Gajdosova
 Australia S Groth
6 1 r   6  Chinese Taipei C-j Chuang
 Israel J Erlich
w/o      
6  Chinese Taipei C-j Chuang
 Israel J Erlich
4 4    

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
8  France N Dechy
 Israel A Ram
6 6    
WC  Australia S Ferguson
 Australia A Feeney
3 4       8  France N Dechy
 Israel A Ram
6 5 [10]  
   Slovakia J Husárová
 Poland M Fyrstenberg
6 7        Slovakia J Husárová
 Poland M Fyrstenberg
3 7 [4]  
   Austria T Paszek
 Brazil M Melo
3 5         8  France N Dechy
 Israel A Ram
6 6    
   France V Razzano
 United States A Roddick
6 6            Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan
 United States E Butorac
1 2    
WC  Australia M Adamczak
 Australia S Huss
4 2          France V Razzano
 United States A Roddick
6 5 [5]
   Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan
 United States E Butorac
7 77        Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan
 United States E Butorac
1 7 [10]  
4  China J Zheng
 Canada D Nestor
5 61         8  France N Dechy
 Israel A Ram
4 2  
7  Czech Republic K Peschke
 Czech Republic M Damm
6 77            India S Mirza
 India M Bhupathi
6 6  
WC  Australia I Holland
 Australia B Klein
1 65       7  Czech Republic K Peschke
 Czech Republic M Damm
6 6    
Alt  Czech Republic Z Ondrášková
 Czech Republic P Frelich
0 1     Alt  Russia G Voskoboeva
 Czech Republic F Čermák
1 1    
Alt  Russia G Voskoboeva
 Czech Republic F Čermák
6 6         7  Czech Republic K Peschke
 Czech Republic M Damm
     
WC  Australia A Molik
 Australia N Healy
1 4            India S Mirza
 India M Bhupathi
w/o      
   India S Mirza
 India M Bhupathi
6 6          India S Mirza
 India M Bhupathi
6 2 [10]
   Czech Republic I Benešová
 Czech Republic L Friedl
4 2     2  United States L Raymond
 Sweden S Aspelin
3 6 [7]  
2  United States L Raymond
 Sweden S Aspelin
6 6    

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