2008 Croatia Open Umag

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2008 Croatia Open Umag
Date:   July 14 – July 20
Edition:   19th
Category:   International Series
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Spain Fernando Verdasco
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák / Czech Republic Petr Pála
Croatia Open Umag
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The 2008 Croatia Open Umag was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 19th edition of the Croatia Open Umag, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the International Tennis Center in Umag, Croatia, from July 14 through July 20, 2008.

The singles field was led by Nottingham runner-up and recent Båstad semifinalist Fernando Verdasco, two-time Nottingham champion Ivo Karlović, and Costa do Sauípe runner-up and five-time Umag winner, defending champion Carlos Moyá. Other seeded players were Gstaad finalist Igor Andreev, Zagreb runner-up Ivan Ljubičić, Guillermo Cañas, Fabio Fognini and Marcos Daniel.



Spain Fernando Verdasco defeated Russia Igor Andreev, 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Fernando Verdasco's 1st title of the year, and his 2nd overall.


Slovakia Michal Mertiňák / Czech Republic Petr Pála defeated Argentina Carlos Berlocq / Italy Fabio Fognini, 2–6, 6–3, [10–5]

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