2008 Bank of the West Classic – Doubles

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2008 Bank of the West Classic
Champions   Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Liezel Huber
Runners-up   Russia Elena Vesnina
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Final score   6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles   Doubles

Sania Mirza and Shahar Pe'er were the defending champions. They were both present but did not compete together.


Mirza partnered with Anna Chakvetadze, but lost in the first round to Eva Hrdinová and Vladimíra Uhlířová.
Peer partnered with Gisela Dulko, but lost in the first round to Ayumi Morita and Ai Sugiyama.

Cara Black and Liezel Huber won in the final 6–4, 6–3, against Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber (Champions)
  2. Chinese Taipei Chia-jung Chuang / Italy Francesca Schiavone (First Round, withdrew due to a left ankle sprain for Schiavone)
  3. Argentina Gisela Dulko / Israel Shahar Pe'er (First Round)
  4. Belarus Tatiana Poutchek / Russia Anastasia Rodionova (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Draw[edit]

First Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
1  Zimbabwe C Black
 United States L Huber
6 6    
   South Africa N Grandin
 United States A Haynes
4 3       1  Zimbabwe C Black
 United States L Huber
6 6    
   Czech Republic E Hrdinová
 Czech Republic V Uhlířová
6 6        Czech Republic E Hrdinová
 Czech Republic V Uhlířová
3 4    
   Russia A Chakvetadze
 India S Mirza
3 4         1  Zimbabwe C Black
 United States L Huber
4 6 [10]  
4  Belarus T Poutchek
 Russia A Rodionova
6 6         4  Belarus T Poutchek
 Russia A Rodionova
6 3 [7]  
   Slovakia D Hantuchová
 Russia N Petrova
4 3       4  Belarus T Poutchek
 Russia A Rodionova
6 6  
WC  United States A Yelsey
 United States R Zalameda
6 2 [10]   WC  United States A Yelsey
 United States R Zalameda
3 1    
WC  South Africa K Anderson
 Switzerland P Schnyder
3 6 [5]       1  Zimbabwe C Black
 United States L Huber
6 6  
   Russia A Kleybanova
 Romania M Niculescu
6 6            Russia E Vesnina
 Russia V Zvonareva
4 3  
   Belarus O Govortsova
 Belarus D Kustova
4 2          Russia A Kleybanova
 Romania M Niculescu
6 6    
   Japan A Morita
 Japan A Sugiyama
4 6 [10]      Japan A Morita
 Japan A Sugiyama
1 4    
3  Argentina G Dulko
 Israel S Pe'er
6 2 [8]          Russia A Kleybanova
 Romania M Niculescu
6 3 [3]
   Russia E Vesnina
 Russia V Zvonareva
6 6            Russia E Vesnina
 Russia V Zvonareva
2 6 [10]  
   Latvia L Dekmeijere
 United States A Spears
4 3          Russia E Vesnina
 Russia V Zvonareva
7 5 [10]
   Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova
 Ukraine K Bondarenko
6 6        Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova
 Ukraine K Bondarenko
64 7 [6]  
Alt  United States A Harkleroad
 Russia A Jidkova
1 2    

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